David Michael Miller

“Nobody here but us nonpartisans”

​Three candidates are vying for one Supreme Court seat this spring. Although all three insist they’re nonpartisan, they each have strong partistan ties.

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Eric Tadsen

An intentional effort

In 2015, Forward Community Investments took a bold step to diversify its board of directors. A year later, the effort has transformed the organization. How does the rest of Dane County measure up? more »

Feb 11, 2016 12:00 AM News


Allison Geyer

The Soap Opera changes hands

Since 1972, Chuck Bauer and Chuck Beckwith have owned and operated the Soap Opera, a specialty bath and body store. Last month, the business changed hands, but the new owners will carry on the legacy. more »

Feb 10, 2016 5:41 PM News


David Michael Miller

Isthmus on WORT: “Nobody Here But Us Nonpartisans”

In this week’s Isthmus on WORT, Bill Lueders explains why Supreme Court candidates call each other “partisan.” more »

Feb 9, 2016 1:07 PM News

State committee nixes plans for contra-flow bike lane on Capitol Square

For years, bikers have dreamed of an easier way to get around the Capitol Square. But Sen. Fred Risser says the current way works just fine. more »

Feb 8, 2016 5:00 PM News

Some oppose naming March 6 “Tony Robinson Day”

A proposal to name March 6 Tony Terrell Robinson Day draws concern. more »

Feb 8, 2016 1:45 AM News 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

Head start

Student hunger and poverty are growing problems through the Madison school district. To help deal with it, East High School will open the district’s first food pantry Monday. more »

Feb 5, 2016 2:35 PM News


David Michael Miller

Betting on a long-term strategy

​Gov. Scott Walker is expected to sign legislation billed as “defunding” Planned Parenthood. But state action alone is not enough to strip the group of the federal Title X family planning dollars it has received for decades. more »

Feb 4, 2016 5:00 AM News


Rataj Berard

The believer

With his new group, Blue Jean Nation, Mike McCabe has an audacious goal: to remake American politics into a game everyone can play. Although he admits it won’t be easy, he’s already enlisted some folks to test his theories. more »

Feb 4, 2016 5:00 AM News

Speedy delivery

​Although giants like Uber and Amazon are edging into the food tech sector, local startups aren’t worried about competition. more »

Feb 4, 2016 5:00 AM News

Madison Matrix for Feb. 4, 2016

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

Feb 4, 2016 5:00 AM Madison Matrix


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