Columns

Heinen: A credit to our profession

To say finding a career in journalism saved my life sounds a tad dramatic.

To say finding a career in journalism saved my life sounds a tad dramatic.

Roach: The men of the ice

The following email was sent last November to a select group of Chicago men.

The following email was sent last November to a select group of Chicago men.

The meaning behind the places we call home

Learning about a place’s history deepens our connection

Learning about a place’s history and the people who stood here before us deepens our connection to where we plant our roots.

How far we’ve come and still need to go in Madison

A lot of people who care about this city and region have been anticipating 2020 for what feels like a long time.

A lot of people who care about this city and region have been anticipating 2020 for what feels like a long time.

Ken Kopp brings a taste of the Carribean to Monroe Street

Lorraine’s Restaurant to replace New Orleans Take-Out

Ken Kopp IV is borrowing the name of his wife's Jamaican grandmother and her island culinary heritage for Lorraine’s, the Caribbean-influenced restaurant he plans to open in the New Orleans space at 1517 Monroe St. sometime in January.

The enduring jazz of Gerri DiMaggio

Singer now accompanied by her guitarist husband

The Gerri DiMaggio Trio plays the first and third Thursday of every month at the Nutty Bar in the Bandung Indonesian Restaurant — you can catch them there on Dec. 19 at 7 p.m.

Roach: Heavenly peace

My understanding of Christmas has morphed.

As chronicled previously in this space, my relationship with Christmas is uneasy. 

Requiem for Russell Chatham: Artist, writer, rogue

Landscape painter remembered by his Madison fans

Russell Chatham, who died in California on Nov. 10 at 80, was a talented artist, writer, fly fisherman and chef, fond of drink and better at making and spending money than managing it.

Triathlete Eric Sarno helps stroke survivors like him

A stirring story of stroke, recovery and advocacy

In the early months of 2007, Eric Sarno of Madison was training for a national triathlon that summer in Portland, Oregon, which he hoped would lead to a spot in the World Amateur Triathlon Championship. He was 36 years old.

Editorial: How officials are helping make Madison a climate-ready city

We'd never heard the phrase climate resilience before receiving an email from the city of Madison Monday saying it is beginning climate resilience planning to prepare Madison for the impact a changing climate will have on the city's infrastructure and operations. It's where we are in the absence of a rational climate change policy in Washington.

Behling: Not enough

It's just a bandage on a gaping wound.

I stopped at a coffee shop five minutes from my apartment, unsure whether I would be able to make it past the last hill before home.