Citizen Dave

In the paper

  • Policing pregnancy

    Wisconsin is one of just five states that allow civil detention for pregnant people accused of substance use. Its legal proceedings take place out of public view, under seal and with a low standard of evidence. Read more

  • Don’t stop believing (in plastics recycling)

    There is good news: According to Madison recycling coordinator Bryan Johnson, about seven-eighths of the plastic being placed in the city’s green carts is being recycled. Read more

  • How Dane County is making Wisconsin less red

    On the heels of Dane County’s influential role in the midterm election, Republican legislative leaders are suddenly talking about working across the aisle with Evers ahead of the next legislative session. Read more

  • Adaptive climbing makes the sport accessible to all

    Adaptive climbing is held at Boulders east on the last Sunday of every month. It takes place with the help of volunteers and Adaptive Adventures, a nonprofit that provides accessible outdoor sports opportunities. Read more

  • Last call of the Loon

    Truly Remarkable Loon performed one last time at Kids in the Rotunda. “I’m putting this behind me now. It’s time,” he says. He plans to spend more time with his grandchildren. Read more