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Kathleen Falk lies low as Nancy Mistele attacks

It's been an up-and-down month for Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, who's facing a surprisingly strong challenge from Nancy Mistele in the April 7 election. >More
 Wisconsin Supreme Court incumbent Shirley Abrahamson: Without an agenda

Abrahamson came alone to an early morning interview at Isthmus. Here's an abridged version reconstructed from notes and checked with the chief for accuracy. >More
 Wisconsin Supreme Court challenger Randy Koschnick: Not an activist

Koschnick came to an interview at Isthmus accompanied by campaign advisor Seamus Flaherty, who recorded the encounter. Isthmus also used a tape recorder. The following abridged version was checked with Koschnick's campaign for accuracy. >More
 The insider vs. the upstart

It's a classic political face-off: a seasoned professional with a mile-long résumé and a host of influential backers versus a relative neophyte with a fervent grassroots base. >More
 Did cops blow leads on Amos Mortier killing?

How thoroughly did Fitchburg police investigate an allegation that a Madison man confessed to stabbing Amos Mortier and feeding his body to pigs? >More
 Is Sustainability Center sustainable?

Small farmers served by a university center that "keeps its feet in the dirt" worry that the resource is becoming endangered. >More
 'Just a misunderstanding' not good enough for cleaned-out Madison apartment renter

When Ed Peterson returned to his apartment on February 20, he was struck by the whiteness of his walls, shorn of their posters. There was a plunger on the stove, and the dishwasher was running. His cabinets were open and mostly bare. The living space was empty. >More
 City of Madison to buy more hybrid buses for Metro

It's a good problem to have, says Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz, reflecting on the city's need to decide quickly where to spend gobs of federal stimulus money headed its way from the federal economic stimulus package. >More
 Madison 2009 spring primary results: Konkel vs. Maniaci, Eagon vs. Woulf

Every vote certainly counted in the spring 2009 primary election on Tuesday, February 17. The number of voters hitting the polls was expectedly low, with both Wisconsin and Dane County officials predicting that turnout would likely top out below 10%. >More
 Mayor Dave makes waves on Madison lake levels

Last November, the state Department of Natural Resources issued a "How can we not help you?" response to the city's request for a review of Madison lakes levels. The DNR, among other things, demanded that the city seek a specific desired reduction, after having rejected an earlier request that did so. >More
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