An Old Fashioned-inspired cheese tower

December cover features a stylish tower

Liz Dueland calls them “cheesescapes.” She creates intricate cheese displays that are as beautiful as still life paintings and completely edible.

Madison's Top Nurses 2018

Six health professionals were named top nurses

The work of six health care professionals demonstrates why they are named 2018 Top Nurses.

Wisconsin is falling behind Minnesota

There has been a widening gap between the states

Minnesota produced about $20.7 billion more in goods and services than Wisconsin in 2008, and by 2017, the difference was $27.1 billion.

Table Wine offers wine for the people

The shop provides affordable vino on Atwood Avenue

Table Wine has an unpretentious atmosphere perfect for asking questions when picking up a bottle of wine to take home.

A lifelong calling to advocate for others

Wendi Dwyer devotes time to help individuals

"My goal going forward in life is to live and work in such a way that on the day I die, a child who is born blind has an opportunity that I can’t imagine.”

Serrv specializes in ethical, fair-trade shopping

Gift for a cause this season

During the holidays, when individuals are frantically searching for gifts to give, Serrv on State Street provides a way to not only find the perfect item, but also give back.

Heinen: The kindness of strangers

I am writing this Nov. 7, a day after the election

I think sometimes that foreign travel provides those “kindness of strangers” experiences that make us appreciate the connection we have to one another in this world despite differences of language and culture.

Michel: An amazing connection

He once told me, "You're stronger than you think."

This December marks the first year without my brother Jeffrey Lincoln.

Roach: Airplane mode

Pondering the use of Facebook

By now it is no secret that Facebook, Twitter and Instagram were weaponized for use against our own nation and political process.