Linda Falkenstein

Beautiful bovines

Photographing dairy cows is no do-it-yourself, amateur art. Cybil Fisher has made a career of it. She has a few tools at her disposal, including a team of cow wranglers, spray paint, an orange monkey on a stick and a bucket of feed.



Kathi Hurtgen has raised some serious and well documented concerns about problems at Monona Terrace. Why can’t she get anyone in City Hall to listen to her? more

Oct 23, 2016 2:18 PM News


Dylan Brogan

At least a dozen downtown street lights have been removed because of corrosion and cracks. The problem was discovered after a street light came crashing down on the Capitol Square. more

Oct 21, 2016 1:57 PM News


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In most cities, the “same 10 people” show up to every local government meeting. The Madison start-up, Polco, is trying to revolutionize public participation by creating an easier way to give constituents a voice on local issues. more

Oct 20, 2016 5:00 AM News

While young voters are among the most fickle when it comes to turning out to polls, they can also be a powerful block, capable of winning elections. But some of Madison’s youngest voters don’t like their choices. more

Oct 20, 2016 5:00 AM News

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

Oct 20, 2016 5:00 AM Week in Review

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

Oct 20, 2016 5:00 AM Madison Matrix

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson says if Wisconsin voters sense victory for Hillary Clinton, they might just give him another term. more

Oct 20, 2016 12:00 AM News 2 Comments

After a decade of investigating the disappearance of Amos Mortier, journalist Nathan Comp is now working on a documentary about the case. He hopes the film might prompt police to take another look at the evidence. more

Oct 18, 2016 12:00 AM News


Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

While patents are usually highly technical documents, they often contain an artistic rendering of the ideas behind them. A new show at Union South highlights some of the more imaginative patent drawings to come out of UW-Madison since 1928. more

Oct 13, 2016 5:00 AM News

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

Oct 13, 2016 5:00 AM Madison Matrix


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