Author: Pat Dillon

Lea Culver's interest in the arts

Artists Michels and Olson work with a patron

A married pair collaborate with their neighbor and patron, Lea Culver of the Culver Foundation.

A special border collie

Helping a dog trainer deal with real-life issues

Patricia McConnell has a special relationship with her border collie, one full of helping one another.

Equal Access: Fighting for transgender health care

Local group seeks to gain health care coverage

Darla Lannert, a U.S. Navy Vietnam-era veteran came out as a transgender woman to her then-spouse of 25 years in 2002. Ten years later, she came out to her three adult children.

2015 Report: The State of our Schools

In this third State of Our Schools report,...

In this third State of Our Schools report, 'Madison Magazine' looks at one area of MMSD’s strategic framework known as 'excellence with equity.'

School district program offers alternative path

The Madison school district's Innovative and...

The Madison school district’s Innovative and Alternative Education program caters to students not attending classes or failing to earn credits and helps them get their diplomas and jobs.

Childcare costs pinch working families

Roadblocks in childcare funding

As Madison’s childcare community galvanizes to provide quality childcare for all kids, WECA’s Ruth Schmidt says funding remains a roadblock.

Learning to just love

A story of fear, change and hope

The night Smoody was shot in my red Mercury Villager, my life irreversibly changed.

Style & Substance

Madison native Kristen Joiner went off to change the world; now she's back to make meaningful contributions at home

Cheap Thrills

Travel takes all forms on mini-getaways outside of Madison