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The three candidates on the Feb. 21 primary ballot will face off for the first time Monday at a town hall. A fourth candidate is running as a write-in.

The public has until March 23 to weigh in on a master plan for a major redevelopment of the Lake Monona waterfront.

Dear Editor: The mayor's disingenuous approach to address a housing issue through rezoning and changing property rights is alarming. It has become increasingly clear the mayor is disinterested in property

Proposed legislation in Wisconsin and in Congress would require health insurers to count copay assistance toward an individual’s deductible.

Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky gave a marathon performance as the soloist in the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra's celebration of "The Four Seasons."

The UW Cinematheque and MMoCA Cinema film series offer a chance for downtown movie fans to see films on the big screen as commercial theaters close.

The new Caspian Grill restaurant, located on Junction Road, opened in November of 2022 and already has several big events booked.

Dear Editor: We again hear of Amtrak possibly coming to Madison. This begs the obvious question of why?

Paine, unique among the nation's founders in championing voter rights, stands as a reminder that the battle must be continually fought.


The Democratic U.S. Senate candidate is hitting the road to talk about abortion access with Wisconsinites.

Wisconsin is ranked the No. 1 state where young voters have an especially high likelihood of influencing the governor's race and No. 5 in the senate race.

Calling politicians liars is not nice. So let's just call Rebecca Kleefisch and Timothy Ramthun stupid.

Johnson has taken every opportunity to deprive the non-rich of health care. So far, he has failed, but if reelected, he'll keep trying.

Tammy Baldwin's right: Oil companies should be hit with a windfall profits tax.