Yahara River



After a week of rising water, sandbagging and worries of more flash flooding, Madison still isn’t out of the woods yet. Dylan Brogan relays the human toll of the disaster and, with the help of local experts, explains how we got to this point. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories 4 Comments

On July 24, Monona approved an agreement with Galway Companies to redevelop the area along the Yahara River, just north of the Beltline. The 20-acre site is triangle bordered by Bridge Road, West Broadway and the river. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories


David Medaris

The warnings were out there. In this 2007 Isthmus column, Bill Lueders quotes Russ Hefty, then the city of Madison's conservation resource supervisor, and Larry Nelson, then the city engineer. Both warn about rising lake levels in Lake Mendota. Read more