Doug Moe’s Madison

Andy Moore turns out his Friday night lights

The Wisconsin Public Television veteran has produced Friday night news shows for 33 years. This week’s his last.

Over 33 years of producing live television, Andy Moore counted down the last 60 seconds into his director’s ear. On Oct. 1, he'll do it for the final time.

The real winner at Whistling Straits

The Ryder Cup Golf Course’s nearest neighbor, Robert “Ziggy” Ziegelbauer, anticipates a week of hard work and good fun ahead.

The Ryder Cup Golf Course’s nearest neighbor, Robert “Ziggy” Ziegelbauer, anticipates a week of hard work and good fun ahead.

Wisconsin woman executed by the Nazis is hardly 'forgotten'

With a new book, the rest of the world is discovering what a Madison TV journalist unearthed a decade ago.

Mildred Harnack is the only U.S. woman ever executed by Nazis by direct order of Hitler — but a local journalist unearthed her story a decade ago. What does he make of the new book?

Fight against Huntington's disease rolls on for Shana Verstegen

The champion log roller may have escaped the gene that caused her mother's death, but her advocacy continues with an event in August.

The champion log roller may have escaped the gene for the disease that caused her mother's death, but her advocacy continues with an event in August.

Saying 'so long' to the Avenue Bar

The East Washington institution will make way for the new Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras center, but it's not the first goodbye.

Whatever the how and why, the end of the Avenue Bar is a big deal. It came as close to being a public utility as any Madison restaurant ever has.

A discarded recipe box and the famous Zapruder film

The recent death of a distinguished journalist connects both stories.

The June 16 death at 92 of distinguished journalist Richard Stolley has Doug Moe recalling two vastly different but forever connected columns he wrote.

Hard-won battles for new UW Athletic Hall of Fame inductee

Tamara Flarup enjoyed a 40-year career in communications at UW Athletics and a front row seat for the rise of women's sports.

She earned her spot after a 40-year career at UW Athletics, but the early days weren't easy for women in sports.

Why 'The Queen's Gambit' rang a bell and helped launch a career

When he learned the popular Netflix series was based on a novel, Doug Moe suddenly remembered he'd reviewed it nearly 40 years ago.

When he heard the popular Netflix series was based on a novel of the same name, Doug Moe remembered he'd reviewed it for a newspaper nearly 40 years ago.

Woman with stage 4 cancer swims toward a new goal for her 70th birthday

Mary Gooze has already helped raise more than $1.5 million for metastatic breast cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center with her 'One Woman, Many Lakes' project.

With a June event, Mary Gooze hopes to raise $70,000 for metastatic breast cancer research at UW Carbone Cancer Center, where she has already helped raise $1.5 million.

Golden anniversary approaches for the ultimate bar band

It's been nearly 50 years since Dr. Bop and the Headliners featuring The White Raven played its first gig at Nitty Gritty.

It's been nearly 50 years since Dr. Bop and the Headliners featuring The White Raven played its first gig at Nitty Gritty.

New book brings Nellie McKay out of the shadows

The late UW–Madison professor’s groundbreaking work illuminated literature by Black women, but her own life was largely private.

Author Shanna Greene Benjamin describes how the late UW–Madison professor’s work illuminated literature by Black women while she kept her own life private.

Wonder Bar tales will live on

A proposed development may demolish the Wonder Bar but its stories will outlast us all.

A proposed development to demolish the Wonder Bar has me recalling one of my favorite Jim Harrison lines: “Death steals everything except our stories.”

Patrick McBride says he was 'The Luckiest Boy in the World'

The retired Madison physician's as-of-yet unpublished manuscript details his real-life teenage experiences, the stuff of sports fans' dreams.

Retired physician Patrick McBride's real-life teenage experiences were the stuff of sports fans' dreams, detailed in an as-of-yet unpublished manuscript.

Southern Wisconsin's connection to Ernest Hemingway

40 years ago, Monroe native Larry W. Phillips had an idea that resulted in sharing a copyright with Hemingway’s widow.

40 years ago, Monroe native Larry W. Phillips had an idea that resulted in sharing a copyright with Ernest Hemingway’s widow.

Forest Products Laboratory's wood expert answers the call

After Capitol insurrectionists destroyed historical wooden artifacts and objects, the U.S. Army tapped Madison research engineer Robert Ross for help.

After Capitol insurrectionists destroyed historical wooden artifacts and objects, the U.S. Army tapped Madison research engineer Robert Ross for help.