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  • And then there were two

    It wasn't even close. Dave Mahoney, a 26-year veteran of the Dane County Sheriff's Office, easily trounced Robbie Lowery in the Democratic primary for Dane County sheriff. Read more

  • A swing through divided Wisconsin

    President Donald Trump will likely need battleground Wisconsin to win re-election. Are voters in key swing areas of the state still backing him? Staff writer Dylan Brogan hit the road to find out. Read more


  • A stitch in time

    Larry Schmitt is one of the few experts in nalbinding in the country. It predates knitting and crochet and dates back to 6500 B.C. Read more


  • After the purge

    With a “Wisconsin is open for business” mantra, former Gov. Scott Walker and legislative Republicans set a course to dramatically diminish the role of science in regulating and protecting Wisconsin’s abundant natural resources. Read more


  • Vinyl Cave: A piece of 1970s Wisconsin musical history

    Whatever the story is with these oddly-covered 1970s albums, they are all musically worthwhile. Read more


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  • ONLINE: Karen Tidbeck

    A Room of One's Own livestream, discussing "The Memory Theater," new book, with CL Polk, via Crowdcast. RSVP for link. Read more

    Feb 28, 2021

    2:00 PM

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  • ONLINE: HUMP! Film Festival

    Homemade, sex-positive films, curated by Dan Savage; premiere 10 pm, 1/30. $25 ($40 for access to virtual screening room with Savage). More livestreams 1/31-3/6; click through for ticket links/options. Read more

    Feb 28, 2021

    7:00 PM

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  • ONLINE: Yosef Ben Israel, Luke Leavitt, Hanah Jon Taylor

    Cafe Coda "Night of the Improvisor" livestream: Read more

    Feb 28, 2021

    7:00 PM

    Isthmus Picks Music

  • ONLINE: Todd Rundgren

    Livestream concert specifically tailored to Madison/Milwaukee. $35. Read more

    Feb 28, 2021

    8:00 PM

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  • ONLINE: Winter Arts Mosaic

    Virtual variety show collaboration by Central Midwest Ballet, Madison Savoyards and Upstart Crows Productions, on demand from 9 am on 3/1 through 3/31. $18. Read more

    Mar 1, 2021Mar 31, 2021

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