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Nick Berard

In a new memoir, “The Education of Will,” animal behaviorist Patricia McConnell reveals how training her troubled puppy helped her confront her own past trauma and abuse. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 1 Comments

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David Michael Miller

Republicans control the state Assembly, state Senate, governor’s office and state Supreme Court, though it’s technically a nonpartisan body. How did it get this bad? Dave Cieslewicz goes looking for answers. more

Feb 9, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 7 Comments

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David Michael Miller

As Madison’s East Washington corridor shapes up as a thriving district, a new venue has gained city approval. Aaron Conklin talks to some of the players about what the introduction of the Sylvee, the new Frank Productions venue, means for the growin more

Feb 2, 2017 12:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 1 Comments

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Paul Hoppe

Thanks to Union Cab, Madison has a 24-hour taxi service for people with disabilities. But after a loss of federal funding and competition from companies like Uber, the company may not be able to maintain the service for much longer. more

Jan 19, 2017 12:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Wisconsin Historical Society

Madison once boasted a thriving live entertainment scene with a number of ornate, downtown theaters. Jay Rath explores our architectural and entertainment history. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 3 Comments

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Nick Berard

The no-frills east-side gym is a crucible for change. Marcelle Richards and photographer Nick Berard take a closer look at those who train and coach there. more

Jan 5, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 1 Comments

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Art by David Michael Miller

Let’s face it, 2016 was a year of lows and lows. Bill Lueders identifies the characters who helped make it that way in his annual roundup of Cheap Shots. more

Dec 22, 2016 12:00 AM Opinion 2 Comments

True crime was once devoted to recounting the lurid, gruesome details of murder, mayhem and more. But the purveyors of the “new true crime” — filmmakers, journalists and others — are now using it to shine light on a broken justice system. more

Dec 15, 2016 12:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Rataj-Berard

The dynamic Johannes Wallmann raises the profile of UW’s jazz studies program and makes connections around the state. more

Dec 8, 2016 5:00 AM ARTS & CULTURE 1 Comments

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Allison Geyer

Thousands of "water protectors" opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline have vowed to stay camped near Standing Rock Indian Reservation despite orders from state and federal officials to disband. Many say the movement is stronger than ever. more

Dec 1, 2016 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Michael Hirshon

Madison’s James Mills has had mishaps in the wilderness, but prefers to focus on transcendence. more

Nov 23, 2016 9:07 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Michael Hirshon

Andrew Conley dreamed of seeing the world after college. Through Remote Year, he explored Croatia, Slovenia, Turkey, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Japan, all while working remotely. more

Nov 23, 2016 9:07 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Michael Hirshon

Jess Schuknecht had the perfect plan: Fly to England on Saturday. Win over his summer crush on Sunday. And be back in time for work on Tuesday. What could go wrong? more

Nov 23, 2016 9:07 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Michael Hirshon

Marajo Reis and his crewmates left Madison in 2000 to sail around the world on a 37-foot catamaran. Near the end of their two-year travels they came upon a fishing boat in distress. more

Nov 23, 2016 9:07 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Michael Hirshon

Polar bears are the largest land predators and not afraid of anything. When one poked its head into Mali Moore’s tent, she couldn’t help but look it in the eyes. She’s still not sure why she survived the encounter. more

Nov 23, 2016 9:07 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Michael Hirshon

After a traumatic brain injury, there were some days when Andy Elkins could barely stand up. This summer, he achieved a lifelong dream of crossing the “border route” of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. And he did it on a standup paddleboard more

Nov 23, 2016 9:06 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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James Heimer

A first-of-its kind media campaign is being launched in Dane County to prevent domestic violence. It shifts the focus from victims of abuse to those who abuse and need treatment. more

Nov 17, 2016 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Greg Anderson / David Stluka / UW Athletic Communications

The Badgers have been to two Final Four tournaments and twice been the national runner-up. This could be their best season yet. more

Nov 3, 2016 5:00 AM Sports

A new tool known as CRISPR-Cas has given scientists the ability to rewrite the genetic code of living things. The power is likely to reshape the world. more

Oct 27, 2016 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Centenary College

APT founders Randall Duk Kim and Anne Occhiogrosso return to Madison for a one-night only performance of “The Pleasure of His Company: Our Love Affair with William Shakespeare and the First Folio” at the Union Theater on Oct. 21. more

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