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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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