• Youth offer hope on gun control

    There have been 18 shootings on school grounds since the first of the year. But the most recent shooting in Florida might be a turning point. That’s because the Columbine generation is coming of age. more

  • Mark of the feast

    Mint Mark is inspired, inventive and one-of-a-kind. Chef Sean Pharr is providing an ever-changing menu of rich plates at the new Schenk’s Corners eatery. more

  • Stepping up

    Four people are vying for the District 6 seat on Dane County Board, representing Madison’s liberal east-side neighborhoods. The Feb. 20 primary will narrow the field to two candidates, who will face off on April 3. more

  • The end of a trend?

    Conservatives have increased their hold on the Wisconsin Supreme and now hold a 5-to-2 majority. But this year could mark the end of that trend — if the conservative contender for the job does not survive the primary and make it onto the ballot. more


  • Tell All: #metoo has me spooked

    I was excited about my promotion, but now I’m worried about the sexual politics of a middle-aged man supervising two attractive young women. more


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