West Bend native Dan Backhaus invites any Wisconsin Trump voter to visit him in Queens. The DIY exchange program was inspired by this weekend’s anti-Muslim ban protests. more

Jan 30, 2017 4:31 PM Madland 1 Comments

It’s depressing to learn that a white supremacist who was convicted of arson attacks on black churches is now a UW-Madison student. But changing the university’s admissions policies will only hurt those who genuinely deserve a second chance. more

Jan 27, 2017 3:43 PM Madland

State board approves motorcycles, rockets, dog training at Badger Army Ammunition Plant near Baraboo. But with a lawsuit pending, the matter may not be settled. more

Dec 15, 2016 8:07 PM Madland


Carolyn Fath

There are more food carts in Madison than ever before, but city regulations are restricting innovation and healthy growth. There are three things the city needs to do to move forward. more

Nov 25, 2016 9:00 AM Madland 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

The next four years will not be okay for progressives. And the emotional toll will be even greater than the legislative ones. But Republicans will likely overreach. And that bodes well for 2018. more

Nov 10, 2016 12:28 PM Madland 9 Comments


David Michael Miller

The announcement that Bob Dylan is the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature is music to the ears of longtime fan Stu Levitan. more

Oct 14, 2016 6:00 PM Madland


David Michael Miller

Karen McKim is running a spirited campaign for Dane County clerk. Unfortunately, she’s pinning her campaign on a single issue. more

Oct 11, 2016 8:00 AM Madland 5 Comments


David Michael Miller

With the permanent closure of Planned Parenthood's abortion clinic in Appleton, the only state clinics are in Madison and Milwaukee. One program aims to help those traveling from afar for these services. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:15 PM Madland


David Michael Miller

A Donald Trump ally has gotten a lot of press claiming that the GOP rigged as many as five elections in Wisconsin. But an examination of the analysis finds there’s no smoking gun. more

Aug 22, 2016 2:05 PM Madland 6 Comments

While the electorate isn’t too happy about freezing funds for transportation or K-12 schools, the UW System tuition freeze remains popular. A future Democratic gubernatorial candidate could capitalize on this. more

Aug 16, 2016 9:00 AM Madland 1 Comments

A new feasibility report proposes installing a network in Madison that would allow every home and business in the city access to ultra-fast broadband. That would be a major improvement over current broadband options. more

Aug 12, 2016 9:00 AM Madland 2 Comments

With a drama-filled race for president, the Aug. 9 Wisconsin primary seems like an afterthought. But there are important races on the ballot. more

Aug 5, 2016 2:00 PM Madland


David Michael Miller

Mayor Paul Soglin is proposing an ordinance to keep people from sleeping downtown on public sidewalks. Ultimately it is about segregation — keeping the homeless and the home-secure from coming into contact with each other. more

Jul 8, 2016 11:30 AM Madland 7 Comments


David Michael Miller

On Monday morning, the day after the deadly mass shooting left 49 dead, all of the victims had been identified except for one. My mind quickly took me to a place two decades and a lot of self-work away. I became the unidentified victim. more

Jun 14, 2016 3:30 PM Madland 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

Gov. Walker’s “no new taxes” pledge is destroying our transportation system. Robbing Peter to pay Paul is not a sustainable fiscal plan. more

Jun 7, 2016 2:00 PM Madland 2 Comments


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