Citizen Dave


  • Grounded

    Operation Migration is famous for teaching whooping crane chicks how to migrate from Wisconsin to Florida. But with the flights grounded and the organization shutting down, what will become of the cranes? more


  • We still like beer

    Beer has been having a national moment, but Madison is way ahead of the curve. Four more breweries are slated to open in our area. more


  • Tyranena lightens up

    Lake Millionaire is a fruity but dry IPA from Tyranena of Lake Mills. It offers an approachable option in the brewery’s portfolio of hoppy beers. more

  • Overwhelming demand

    One year after opening, Madison’s homeless day shelter is serving far more people than anticipated — including a surprising number of families. Despite the struggles, The Beacon seems to be hitting its stride. more


  • A cool ride

    Why haul beer on foot to that tailgate when you can pack it into a custom-made “Kooler Kart” and enjoy the ride? That was the thought bubble of engineer Adam Jablonski. more


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