Madison cop-turned-lawyer-turned-author is back with his second thriller
Former director of the Wisconsin State Public Defender agency Nick Chiarkas will discuss his new novel, 'Nunzio's Way,' at an Oct. 3 event.
Neil Jones leans in to coaching challenge
The New Zealander is ready to take the UW men’s soccer team to the next level.
Legendary UW Marching Band director Mike Leckrone returns to the stage in October
The 'Moments of Happiness' cabaret-style show at the Overture Center will showcase a blend of song and stories from Leckrone's career.
New book from Madison native tells inspiring untold story of the first U.S. women’s Olympic basketball team
'Inaugural Ballers,' a young adult book by Andrew Maraniss about the 1976 silver-medal winners, is perfectly timed to the 50th anniversary of the landmark Title IX legislation.
Catching up with Ron Shelton about his new book, ‘The Church of Baseball’
The famed 'Bull Durham' writer/director is a first-time author at 76.
Letesha Nelson is growing community at Goodman
The center's executive director and grandmother of 10 has found a second family at the Goodman Community Center.
Remembering UW track great Don Gehrmann and his $425 running shoes
Gehrmann, an Olympian and world record holder, died last month at 94.
A career in securing cyberspace
Making a living in information security was once considered a rare, if not impossible, challenge. But Madison’s Jack Koziol proved them all wrong.
Catching up with Bill and Bobbie Malone
The Madison expats and married authors are still going places on their musical adventure that never ends.
David Couper: cop, priest, provocative conversationalist
Madison journalist Rob Zaleski's new book on the former police chief reveals there has always been more to his story.
New indoor pickleball facility grand opening is Aug. 1
Beef Butter BBQ proprietor Patrick Riha's new north-side venture, Pickle Pro Courts, has five dedicated pickleball courts and is the first of its kind in Madison.
Local singer-songwriter slows down but his music is heating up
Sauk City native Sam Ness will celebrate his new album with a release concert at the Majestic Theatre on July 23.
Geneticist Ahna Skop’s artistic background enhances her work in the lab
Early in Ahna Skop’s time as a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, a mentor’s remark in a lab caused a reckoning.
Former TV news anchor is now seizure-free and back in Madison
After an on-air seizure went viral and epilepsy threatened her career, Sarah Carlson moved. Now she's back and seizure-free, thanks to new medicine.
Sneak preview: The reimagined golf course and community event space opens today
Doug Moe golfs nine early holes with benefactor Michael Keiser at The Glen Golf Park, which reopened to the public July 1.
Remembering Reid Gilbert
The 91-year-old mime master who first put Spring Green on the arts world map died on May 28.
Soccer in a time of war: Madison videographer Bill Roach documents the spirit of Ukraine
Roach was part of an ESPN crew reporting on the Ukraine national soccer team's World Cup bid.
Grooving with the ghost particles
New Madison band mines old musical friendships for a fresh sound and a new CD.
In Memoriam of Dr. Linda Sullivan
Before her February 2022 death, the professor emeritus helped found numerous charitable initiatives and taught an estimated 2,500 future veterinarians.
Remembering a wild ride with an NFL star
On the 30th anniversary of NFL defensive lineman Lyle Alzado's death, Doug Moe ponders a story he's never fully told.
A mother brings awareness to other parents about dangerous online “challenge” games after a tragedy
In the time since her son’s death, Annie McGrath has learned a great deal about the popular online games that have proliferated over the past decade.
The artistic journey of a Madison financial consultant
After a recent art show in his Michigan hometown, Jay Handy hopes to continue honing his practice and perhaps bring something similar to Madison.
The skeleton in the chimney
A cold case heats up as DNA experts step in to try to help solve a late-1980s mystery: Whose skeleton was found in the chimney of a local music store, how did it get there, and why?
Madison folk-rockers The Whiskey Farm find inspiration ‘Over These Green Hills’
Out with a new album and relieved to be playing live music again, The Whiskey Farm has a release party planned for June 3.
Adding a fourth dimension: Madison’s Mark Weller uses ‘time-stacking’ to create stunning photography
The retired telecommunications executive turned fine arts photographer has a new exhibition at the Anderson Arts Center in Kenosha.
WATCH: Doug Moe discusses book about Title IX and women’s sports at UW-Madison
In a ‘Swing State’ of mind
Madison jazz legend Ben Sidran's all-instrumental new album is the feel-good escape we all need after a trying couple of years.
Rooting for Coach K
Madison's Mark Schmitz reflects on a magical 15 years designing for legendary Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, whose last game — or penultimate game — is Saturday night.
New book toasts Madison’s historic Fauerbach Brewery
Cheers to Peter Fauerbach for researching and writing the coffee table book that he will sign and discuss at two events in April.
Dexter Patterson has found his passion in the birding club he co-founded for people of color
Patterson built a presence online as the “Wisco Birder,” stressing fun and a low-key, “lightly scientific” approach.
Former Madison journalist Dave Iverson is back with a moving memoir of caring for his mom
"Winter Stars" takes a look back at the time when Iverson tended for his centenarian mom.
Who discovered Elvis, what killed Bob Marley, and did The Beach Boys steal a song from Charles Manson?
Madison's 'Rock and Roll Detective' Jim Berkenstadt provides answers to music history's pressing questions in a new book.
Rediscovering the UW Arboretum and its rich history
After miles spent walking its wooded trails every day, Doug Moe continues to dig deeper into the history of the 1,260-acre urban wonder.
Behind Pete Souza’s camera lens
Pete Souza’s photographs have captured two presidencies and countless iconic moments.
The Queen Bee of Mount Horeb
Local eighth-grade science teacher Kellie Monroe Aquino nabs her third title in the Scandahoovian Winter Festival's Adult Spelling Bee, created by journalist Jane Burns.
Inside the Capitol insurrection
Madison West High School graduate Evan Hill is part of The New York Times' Visual Investigations Team that just won the duPont award for its documentary 'Day of Rage.'
Tom Erickson returned to campus to lead the new School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences
UW–Madison alumnus Tom Erickson spent his career helping technology firms around the world succeed, and now he's back.
And she’s off: Doug Moe gets the backstory on the Madison ski jumper’s last-minute Olympics berth
Despite winning the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for ski jumping in December, Anna Hoffmann almost didn't make the Olympics cut and says female athletes still struggle for equality.
Farewell, Smoky’s Club
The cast of colorful characters topped even the steaks at Smoky's, which closes on Feb. 28 after 69 years.
Marisa Moseley hopes to help the UW–Madison women’s basketball program finally fulfill its potential
Turning the tide for UW–Madison women’s basketball may be Moseley’s most formidable task yet. The Badgers have had losing records for 10 consecutive seasons.