City Life

Madison's voices of resilience

Everything we love about this city has been affected by this virus.

Everything we love about this city has been affected by this virus.

A frontline caregiver stays the course

Life was hectic before COVID-19 for Dr. Amanda Preimesberger, her firefighter husband and their four kids.

Life was hectic before COVID-19 for Dr. Amanda Preimesberger, her firefighter husband and their four kids.

A leader answers the call

Action, encouragement, compassion and trust are only a few of the hallmarks of effective leadership.

Action, encouragement, compassion and trust are only a few of the hallmarks of effective leadership.

An artist exposes art’s value

This shutdown could result in a ‘local, cultural renaissance,’ says Jenie Gao, but basic needs for a side-stepped sector need to come first.

This shutdown could result in a ‘local, cultural renaissance,’ says Jenie Gao, but basic needs for a side-stepped sector need to come first.

A nonprofit founder envisions a new path

The shift from crisis to recovery could present an opportunity to disrupt disparities.

The shift from crisis to recovery could present an opportunity to disrupt disparities.

An editor fights for local journalism

The tough decision to shutter Isthmus sparked a rallying cry to save the alt-weekly.

The tough decision to shutter Isthmus sparked a rallying cry to save the alt-weekly.

Who will draw the lines on the Wisconsin political map?

The courts could step in to draw district boundaries if — or when — the governor and Legislature fail to agree on the political map.

The courts could step in to draw district boundaries if — or when — the governor and Legislature fail to agree on the political map.

The essential role of community gardens

These food production spaces also provide a place for togetherness during a time when we feel furthest apart.

These food production spaces also provide a place for togetherness during a time when we feel furthest apart.

20 ways to live a more waste-free life

Small changes are meaningful when it comes to reducing your personal consumption.

Small changes are meaningful when it comes to reducing your personal consumption. In Madison, local stores and groups are encouraging people to live low-waste lives.

There's no time to waste

The Dane County Landfill is innovative, cutting-edge and running out of space.

As local experts work to strategize what comes next, are the rest of us doing all we can do to take personal responsibility for what we throw away?

Dane County adopts first community-wide climate action plan

The plan sets goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2030

Dane County is working to flight climate change with the first community-wide climate action plan: the "2020 Dane County Climate Action Plan – Today’s Opportunity for a Better Tomorrow."

A venture capital pioneer in Wisconsin

Richelle Martin is one of relatively few female venture capital fund directors in Wisconsin

Richelle Martin says female venture and angel investors could pay off big for Wisconsin.