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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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

Week in Review: Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2016

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

Feb 4, 2016 5:00 AM Week in Review


Lauren Justice

Affordable care

Veterinary care can be costly. But thanks to a clinic run by the UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, the poor and homeless have a place to turn. more »

Feb 4, 2016 5:00 AM Snapshot

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Isthmus on WORT: Buzz kill

In this week’s Isthmus on WORT, Molly Stentz talks to WORT's Dylan Brogan about Wisconsin’s new plan to save the bees. more »

Feb 3, 2016 9:09 AM News

For Lauren Cnare, playing a coyote hazer came naturally

Former Madison Alder Lauren Cnare talks to Joe Tarr about her acting craft and starring role in a coyote hazing PSA. more »

Jan 28, 2016 12:00 PM News


Lauren Justice

Out in the cold

For some kids, a classroom just doesn’t cut it. So Operation Fresh Start offers another way for them to get an education — and their hands dirty — even in the brutal cold. more »

Jan 28, 2016 5:00 AM Snapshot

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