Sean Kennedy


Sean Kennedy

It’s not all like Backdraft. The domestic side of life in a firehouse. more

Jan 11, 2018 5:00 AM Snapshot 5 Comments


Dylan Brogan

Mayor Paul Soglin joins a host of other Democrats vying for the chance to take on Scott Walker. more

Jan 10, 2018 2:55 PM News 2 Comments

Stories on police settlements and reality stars made our most-read list. more

Dec 27, 2017 5:00 AM News


Michael Sullivan

The equipment auction at Oscar Mayer last week was the place to be. Isthmus tags along with Underground Meats’ Jonny Hunter. more

Dec 14, 2017 5:00 AM FOOD & DRINK

Terrence Wall rages against Madison traffic engineering department test on East Mifflin Street, possibly fueling a letter-writing campaign against the city. But officials say opponents have their facts wrong. more

Dec 3, 2017 5:00 AM News 3 Comments


James Netz

After last year’s race was canceled due to lack of snow, the organizers of the country’s largest cross-country ski race aren’t taking any chances. more

Nov 3, 2017 1:04 PM News

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Judith Davidoff

The cheesemaker will sell its small-batch specialty cheeses, and build cheese caves to age their creations. They also plan to offer breakfast service, grilled cheese sandwiches and bakery items. more

Oct 9, 2017 2:00 PM Food News 1 Comments


Gavin Gould

The whole sport of cyclocross is crazy — why would the bike pits be any different? more

Sep 28, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot


David Stluka/UW Athletics

Notre Dame may be the home of Rudy, but Wisconsin football is where walk-ons really thrive. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories


Sean Kennedy

GIlligan’s Island has a little something for everyone. The Monona sandbar spot even has its own mobile popsicle vendor. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot


Justin Sprecher

Your VO2 number is how much oxygen you can deliver to your muscles proportional to your bodyweight. It’s some mix of genetics and training — working out can push your number higher, but your genes set the upper limit. more

Jun 22, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot

Isthmus announces a late-summer bash to celebrate MadFaves winners more

May 18, 2017 10:00 AM Isthmus Events 2 Comments


Justin Sprecher

A 55-degree day in March is not a good time to walk onto the ice of Lake Mendota. But for the Madison Fire Department, it’s a perfect opportunity. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot


Brett Stepanik

Invented in Ireland more than a century ago, bike polo has found a home in Madison. It’s played here, even in the dead of winter, thanks to the water reservoir at Reynolds Park. more

Feb 23, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot