Madison

Tell All: Tricked by a tattooed Tinder date

×<p><b>Dear Tell All:</b> I met a woman on Tinder and liked her. She’s smart and attractive, with a sense of humor and values that match mine. She’s the first …

Relationships

Sunday night shooting in Fitchburg

14 minutes ago<p>From Fitchburg police:<p>On July 15, 2018 at approximately 9:26 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department were dispatched to the …

Wisconsin

‘It was built to last, and it will:' Following explosion, owners to restore Old City Hall

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. - Now, five days after the explosion that destroyed parts of town and left one firefighter dead, the city of Sun Prairie is looking …

City Halls

The Handsome Family

×<p>The husband-and-wife duo of Brett and Rennie Sparks make up the alt-country project The Handsome Family. They’re known for mixing the dark and …

Songwriting

Madison team to help coordinate approach to gun violence

The Madison area is taking a coordinated approach to gun violence with a new program that includes representatives of agencies from the city and Dane …

Guns

The fairest of all

Arts and culture editor Catherine Capellaro used to avoid the crowds on and off the Square until a few years ago when her sons, Leo and Julian, fell …

Wisconsin

Derrick Carter

×<p>https://www.facebook.com/Derrick-Carter-8264478846<p>Derrick Carter<p>For two nights, the High Noon Saloon will be filled to the brim with ebbing and …

Wisconsin

Latin Jazz Jam with Richard Hildner & Juancho Martinez

press release: Madison’s premier Latin Jazz/Dance Jam is back stronger than ever at our brand-new location: Robinia Courtyard! Join us every Thursday …

Wisconsin

Lawyers defend Matt Flynn against attacks on his representation of archdiocese

Twenty-three lawyers are rising to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn's defense for his representation of the Milwaukee Archdiocese during …

Wisconsin

Woman mugged on East Side, Madison police say

A woman on an East Side street Thursday evening was mugged by a woman who stole her purse and jumped into a waiting pickup truck.<p>The mugging happened …

Crime

Dane County Board approves advisory referendum on legalizing marijuana

On the November ballot, Dane County voters will be asked in an advisory referendum if they think marijuana should be legalized.<p>The Dane County Board …

Cannabis

Cave Curse

×<p>Brett Stepanik<p>Cave Curse<p>Cave Curse is Bobby Hussy’s (The Hussy, Fire Heads) dark, synth-pop side-project. His ability to deliver simple, catchy …

Synthpop

Dumb Vision (split 7-inch release)

×<p>https://www.facebook.com/dumbvision/<p>Dumb Vision<p>Madison quartet Dumb Vision plays catchy and speedy punk rock songs, three of which have been …

Green Bay

Procession brings body of fallen firefighter back to Sun Prairie

5 hours ago<p><i>Updated: Jul 11, 2018 11:24 PM CDT</i><p>SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- A procession Wednesday evening brought the body of Cory Barr, the firefighter who …

Prairies

The battle for Wisconsin

Dan Kaufman looks at what happened to his home state of Wisconsin. The subtitle, "The Conservative Conquest of a Progressive Bastion and the Future …

Wisconsin

David Cross

×<p>Since the early 1990s, David Cross has been one of comedy’s most consistently cutting voices. Never one to shy away from a touchy subject (he …

Arrested Development

'They're painting and they're doing a beautiful job': Navy helps paint 92-year-old woman's home

On a hot and sunny day, you can find Margaret Buchanan inside her home in Madison, but Thursday afternoon was a little different.<p>Got my hands and …

Wisconsin

Animal magnetism

A former zookeeper, Adam Pankratz creates joyful, emotive portraits inspired by the animal kingdom. With each sale, he donates a portion of proceeds …

Wisconsin

Fun with food

The Tin Fox, a family-owned spot serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, balances reimagined comfort food with high-end modernist cuisine.

Wisconsin

Hands on Wisconsin: Judge Brett Kavanaugh upsets balance of the court

The U.S. Supreme Court will have a decidedly conservative tilt if President Donald Trump's nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, is confirmed to succeed the more …

Brett Kavanaugh

Is Brad Schimel soft on rapists?

When Wisconsin’s attorney general took office in 2015 he knew there was a backlog of more than 6,000 untested rape kits. He did little about it for …

Wisconsin

Tune in

Dave’s Guitar Shop is a legend in La Crosse. Now the shop has opened its third location in Fitchburg.

Guitar

Reasons to quack

The Madison Mallards still have a month left on their 2018 regular-season schedule. But this hard-hitting team has already claimed a spot in the …

Baseball

The art of smithing

Luke Proctor, last year’s Best in Show winner at the Art Fair on the Square for metal works, makes a stunning line of furniture from smithed metals. …

Wisconsin

Madweek for July 12, 2018

In this edition of Madweek, Sen. Johnson celebrates Independence Day in Russia (makes sense), a fraternity nearly crushes a woman with a television, …

Wisconsin

Summer classics

The excellent Willy Street Chamber Players launched their fourth annual season of Friday evening concerts on July 6. The program included guest …

Wisconsin

Eats events

Dane County Farmers’ Market moves to Breese Stevens Field, 17th annual garlic dinner at Harvest and Concerts on the Square snacks at Graze, this week …

Wisconsin

Swamp Thing returns!

The merry pranksters known as Swamp Thing are planning a reunion show on July 14 at the Harmony Bar. The unpredictable and talented performance art …

Wisconsin

Michelle Coltrane

×<p>Michelle Coltrane brings another side of jazz to the legendary Coltrane family: vocal jazz-pop. Her 2017 album <i>Awakenings</i> includes both her own …

Wisconsin

PUNishing

Lots of groans and guffaws at Pundamonium. Isthmus sent staff writer Dylan Brogan to wit-ness the monthly pun contest at the High Noon Saloon.

Wisconsin