Monona East Side Business Alliance Executive Director Kristie Schilling revived a struggling organization when she stepped into her role in 2015. But that’s nothing compared to what she overcame early in life. more

Jul 27, 2017 10:00 AM News 3 Comments


Wisconsin Historical Society

Where did Monona come from? The town of Blooming Grove, of course. It was also once a center or bootlegging and prostitution. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

Do you know what’s in Monona and what’s not? Clip and save our handy cheat-cheat. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 2 Comments

On July 24, Monona approved an agreement with Galway Companies to redevelop the area along the Yahara River, just north of the Beltline. The 20-acre site is triangle bordered by Bridge Road, West Broadway and the river. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories


Linda Falkenstein

If “Mo” equals Monona, you’ll definitely be eating well. A roundup of where and what to eat in Madison’s neighbor to the east. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK


David Michael Miller

Our cover story this week is all about Monona. Staff writer Dylan Brogan talks to Mayor Mary O’Connor about what makes this small city tick. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories


Lauren Justice

​Broacasting from Monona City Hall, the “Voice of Monona” provides opportunities for citizen input. more

Sep 19, 2015 9:00 AM A & E

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Beth Skogen

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    A scene from "Alice in Wonderland" by Dance Wisconsin.