Citizen Dave


  • Sweet sensation

    Newcomers, old favorites and a transformative beer-chocolate-bacon experience. Yes, the Isthmus Beer and Cheese Festival again moves hearts and minds. Read more

  • Residents worried about park master plan

    The Board of Park Commissioners is scheduled to look at the master plan for James Madison Park in February, but if agreement can’t be reached, it will be put on the backburner. Read more

  • Sizing up the council

    Some argue that the time demands of being a city alderperson make the current part-time structure impractical. Should there be fewer members who work full time and are paid more? Read more

  • The beer that made New Glarus famous

    New Glarus Brewery is celebrating 25 years in business. Though it sells only within Wisconsin, it’s the state’s largest craft brewery and the 16th largest craft brewery in the country. Read more

  • Wisconsin nice versus mean

    “We’ve gotten away from who we are and the values that make Wisconsin great,” Gov. Tony Evers declared in his inaugural address. Read more


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