• Once again, it’s conservative v. liberal for high court race

    Progressives miss a sure bet at getting another seat on the state Supreme Court in low-turnout primary. The liberal Judge Rebecca Dallet will face conservative Judge Michael Screnock in April 3 general election. more

  • Primary sets the stage for a few hot Dane County Board races in April

    Takeaways from Tuesday’s county board primaries: The race to watch this April is on the isthmus; Kelly Danner is giving 18-year incumbent Al Matano a run for his money; Brent Renteria has the best vote-per-dollar ratio of any candidate. more

  • True immortality

    Children’s Theater of Madison presents a magical regional premiere of the musical “Tuck Everlasting.” The cast is led by a luminous Malea Niesen, playing a homebound girl seeking adventure. more

  • 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


  • A spirited mission

    The rise of local distilleries is hard to miss, across the east side of Madison — and statewide. While deregulation made it possible, it’s word of mouth that’s making the scene thrive. more

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