Madison Matrix


  • Battle over Confederate history hits Madison

    After violence in Charlottesville over efforts to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee, some Madison residents and elected officials want a plaque calling Confederate soldiers “valiant” and “unsung heroes” removed from city-owned cemetery. more


  • Death tax

    Civil rights lawsuits stemming from police shootings in Madison are raising the city’s insurance costs. The city’s share of just two recent multimillion dollar lawsuits cost taxpayers $600,000. more

  • Political animals

    A federal appeals court has given gray wolves in the Great Lakes a reprieve. But the animals could still end up being delisted, either by the Environmental Protection Agency or Congress. more

  • Walkies!

    Take a walk on the Wag! side. There’s a new app that people are calling “the Uber of dog walking.” more

  • Tenkara!

    Japanese fly fishing offers a radical simplicity, in contrast to equipment-focused Western fly fishing. Madison’s Matt Sment is an ambassador for the sport. more

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