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Isthmus on the isthmus: A look back at 2010 on video

Watch 12 months in 13 minutes, including clips from some of our favorite interviews, portraits, profiles and scenes from 2010. >More
 Middleton's Artistic Impressions Taxidermy captures the art of the hunt

Long after the blaze orange clothing has been shelved, taxidermists are hard at work immortalizing the thrill of the hunt. Whether it's the iconic bust of a proud whitetail deer or the menacing pose of a black bear, taxidermists throughout the area quietly blend artistic vision with Wisconsin's rich hunting tradition. >More
 Indian summer doesn't get much better than this in Wisconsin, experts say

As the our perfect autumn weather comes to an end -- meteorologists have projected rain this weekend, whatever that is -- many people have been left wondering: what has been different about this fall that has made it so pleasant out? And the answer may lie, not in the popular culprit of global warming, but in an age-old phenomenon called Indian summer. >More
 Isthmus on the isthmus: Monday night in downtown Madison (video)

In search of something to do in downtown Madison on a Monday night, the camera encounters students, musicians, comedians and crime! >More
 Isthmus on the isthmus: 2010 Willy Street Fair (video)

Who will Ben and Steve run into at the Willy Street Fair? Artists? Musicians? Celebrities? Steve's brother-in-law? >More
 Charmingly nerdy Wisconsin couple provides dating tips for geeks

Finding that special person can be an intensely personal and sometimes scary process. For many people, meeting someone who shares their interests and appreciates their quirks is difficult, and when some of you're into cosplay or Magic: The Gathering, the pool of eligible bachelors and bachelorettes gets small fairly quickly. >More
 Beer and gloating in Las Vegas: A Badger fan's dream journey

My flight arrived in Vegas shortly before midnight and by 12:30 a.m., when I hit the strip, Badger red had already engulfed the casinos. College students were taking advantage of the open intoxicant law, roaming around Las Vegas Blvd. with all sorts of booze. >More
 Attention Madison geeks: Geek.kon 2010 is here!

Attention geeks! Geek.Kon, Madison's own anime, gaming, and science fiction convention, comes to the Marriott West hotel in Middleton Friday, September 3. Geeks of all stripes will find something to do at this three-day event. >More
 Isthmus on the isthmus: Bar beach volleyball at Middleton's Club Tavern

As the summer bar beach volleyball season draws its final breaths, an enthusiast explains the sport's allure and traditions at Middleton's Club Tavern. >More
 Nathan Comp shares more stories from the wacky world of a summer carnival

I like that there are carny children. Traveling with us is Peaches, a bright 15-year-old who runs the balloon game with her grandmother, Claire. On weekends, Jasmine, 8, comes with her mother, Danielle. Sometimes, there's a little boy named Nathan, whose father occasionally works another game. Jeff, who is in school to become a cop, brings his 17-year-old son, Jeff, with him on weekends he works. When asked whether it's a good idea to bring children around the carnies, Jeff replies, "It's like an intervention before it gets to that point." >More
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