Isthmus Cover Stories


  • Turf battle

    Edgewood High School has long wanted a proper stadium to host sporting events; while many neighbors have long been opposed. Now that the school has officially submitted plans, the battle will be fought in city committees. more


  • Long shadows

    After serving time for two vehicular homicides, Sharif Harmon has found a path to redemption — in his home kitchen, making treats for dogs and humans. more

  • Secret tacos

    La Escondida Mexican Grill has been open on South Park Street for more than a year! Perhaps the name was a self-fulfilling prophecy. But this affordable spot is worth checking out. more

  • Capitol "coup"

    After hours of behind-the-scenes negotiations, Republicans pass lame duck bills to weaken Governor-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul. more


  • Madison levels up

    Madison’s videogame development scene continues to flourish, with heavy hitters and studios popping up all over the place. Here’s Aaron R. Conklin’s guide to the players, from A to Z. more


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