Transformative power

American Transmission Company is among many grappling with a sea change in the utility industry. One of the company’s executives will speak on a panel about the changes during the 2015 Energy Summit, hosted by the Wisconsin Energy Institute. more »

Oct 9, 2015 2:00 PM News

A political football

Jonathan Eig, author of “The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution,” gets a case of “disturbing” deja vu when he hears about conservative attacks on Planned Parenthood. more »

Oct 8, 2015 4:15 PM News

​Neighborhood tension

Dane County has been search for years for a location for a day shelter to serve the homeless. It is all set to purchase the former Messner building on East Washington Avenue. But some neighbors have concerns. more »

Oct 8, 2015 12:45 PM News

Would you like retail with your beer and fries?

The fight over whether to give Mad City Frites a beer license exposed simmering tensions over what’s an appropriate amount of food and beverage there. Retail is clearly in decline on Madison’s most famous street, but is that a bad thing? more »

Oct 8, 2015 11:00 AM News


UW-Madison is figuring out new ways to commercialize its research. more »

Oct 8, 2015 11:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

Isthmus on WORT: Soglin Wins Judge Doyle Square

Last week, the Common Council voted on the controversial Judge Doyle Square project in a meeting that stretched well into the morning. While many expected the project would fail by a slim margin, it was approved by a 12-to-6 vote. more »

Oct 6, 2015 12:16 PM News


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