February 23, 2020 12:06 PM
Neil Heinen is joined by 8th grader Donshai McClain, 6th grader Isyss Owen and Black Girl Magic Conference Founder Rosa Thompson ahead of the two-day event at Madison College.
February 23, 2020 11:38 AM
Last week’s announcement of an expansion of a program to keep kids out of the criminal justice system by Dane County, the United Way and community partners touches so many elements of our editorial agenda for the year we decided to run it under the agenda umbrella of shared concerns.
February 21, 2020 2:51 PM
After spending a day watching and reading the political pundits, I'm beginning to think I must be the only one in America who thinks Mayor Bloomberg came out of the last Democratic Party debate looking better than when he went in.
February 20, 2020 8:55 PM
Governing sometime feels like a tug of war, or perhaps a teeter-totter: a step forward, a step back, up a bit, down a bit. That certainly describes for us the last 48 hours at the State Capitol.
February 19, 2020 5:33 PM
While the numbers themselves are not necessarily alarming we’re still worried about how many teachers resigned from the Madison School District last year, and especially the most oft-stated reasons for the resignations.
February 18, 2020 4:05 PM
It was disconcerting to get a news release from Wisconsin Conservation Voters headlined “Assembly passes inadequate Water Quality Task Force recommendations.”
February 17, 2020 3:08 PM
It’s important that we get a complete count, and that means we all have to play a role.
February 17, 2020 10:06 AM
MADISON, Wis. -- Violinist Pinchas Zukerman and cellist Amanda Forsyth first thrilled Madison Symphony Orchestra audiences with a performance of Brahm's “Double Concerto” in 2001. Zukerman, 71, and Forsyth, 53, have since married. They returned to the Madison stage over…
February 16, 2020 1:19 PM
Spring elections typically have lesser turnouts than Fall elections and that’s especially true in presidential election years.
February 16, 2020 1:15 PM
Executive Director of REAP Food Group, Helen Sarakinos, talks with Neil Heinen about a thriving local food system where all people have access to good food, grown well, while promoting a healthy and sustainable environment.
February 13, 2020 6:56 PM
President Trump is happily waging his reign of terror on those who oppose him and the Republican Party is happy to go along.
February 13, 2020 4:35 PM
We found it interesting that the Wisconsin State Legislature was actually able to accomplish some things on Thursday when getting things done so often seems impossible amid the political divisiveness.
February 12, 2020 5:00 PM
There may be no better indication of the inequity of opportunity in America than wealth disparities and one glaring example of that is that disappearance of the middle class in America.
February 11, 2020 3:24 PM
For an event that that is now 20 years old the Rotary Club of Madison’s annual ethics symposium is one of the underappreciated civic gifts to our community.
February 10, 2020 4:19 PM
In virtually all cases of a level playing field for all citizens equal opportunity means providing access and letting citizens know that access is available.
February 10, 2020 12:56 PM
The most important thing about Madison Opera’s weekend performances of “Fellow Travelers” is that artistic director John DeMain conducted the orchestra a day after his wife, Barbara, died unexpectedly.