Isthmus Cover Stories


  • Changing the narrative

    It has been a difficult year for the Madison school district. We asked school board candidates what would it take to change the narrative. Read more


  • Supreme consequences

    Dane County Judge Jill Karofsky and law professor Ed Fallone are challenging incumbent Dan Kelly for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Read more


  • Evers’ Hail Mary

    The governor has announced that he’s appointing a nonpartisan commission to draw new legislative maps. Unfortunately, the Republican Legislature will do everything it can to undermine a fair process. Read more


  • Masterful sounds on a miserably cold night

    A musical “conversation” between Pinchas Zukerman, Amanda Forsyth and the Madison Symphony Orchestra warms Overture Hall on a chilly Valentine’s Day. Read more

  • Country love song

    Bill and Bobbie Malone met in a tiny bar across the Mississippi River from New Orleans. Forty years later the couple has become part of the fabric of Madison: writing books, performing music and creating the WORT-FM show “Back to the Country.” Read more