Andy Manis

The write stuff

One in seven adults in Dane County struggles with literacy. The Literacy Network of Dane County offers help and has moved into a new, larger space off of Park Street.

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David Michael Miller

Mayor Paul Soglin says the homeless tidying up their belongings on State Street will help curb more serious issues. more »

Sep 23, 2016 4:42 PM News

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Elisa Wiseman

An east-side neighborhood meeting called to discuss issues of poverty and crime brought up much more commonplace matters like littering, panhandling and speeding. The divide underscored a difference in perception about the issues facing Madison. more »

Sep 23, 2016 12:21 PM News


NASA Earth Observatory

The role that meteors played in the development of life on Earth remains unclear. By studying remnants of a meteor, UW-Madison scientists have made a unique discovery. more »

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM News


David Michael Miller

Too busy to read all the news? No worries. Isthmus has got you covered with Week in Review. more »

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM Week in Review

Madison sometimes defies categorization, but we give it a shot every week with the Madison Matrix. more »

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM Madison Matrix


Carolyn Fath

Every year since 2010, Downtown Madison, Inc. has compiled a data-driven report on the state of the city’s urban center. Read what civic and business leaders are saying about the biggest challenges and opportunities. more »

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM News


Paulius Musteikis

Musician Christopher Taylor wanted a better way to play two grand pianos at the same time. So he tapped into his science background and invented a new device — the “hyper-piano.” He’ll debut the instrument on Oct. 28 at Mills Hall. more »

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM Snapshot


Allison Geyer

After split with developer Gorman & Co., east-side cohousing has found a new home just a few blocks away from its former site at Union Corners. more »

Sep 22, 2016 12:00 AM News 1 Comments

Donald Trump has gotten some bad press for his admiration of authoritarian dictators. Monica Moorehead, the World World Party candidate, offers kind words for Castro and Stalin. She talked to Isthmus ahead of her campaign stop here Sept. 17. more »

Sep 16, 2016 3:01 PM News 2 Comments

In June, A Room of One’s Own announced the shop is for sale. Since then, many people have suggested another option: a community of people who could own the shop collectively, as a co-op. The store will host a Sept. 20 meeting on the idea. more »

Sep 16, 2016 11:00 AM News


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