Still standing

Four Star Video Cooperative aims to survive as a disc rental business in a streaming era. One year after the store transformed into a worker-owned cooperative, Jay Rath talks to the four stars who saved the day. more »

Jul 30, 2015 8:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

Open records debacle provides an opening against Vos, Fitzgerald in 2018

In baseball, you focus on getting out the batter who is running to first. You ignore the guy who is sliding into home. For Wisconsin Democrats, Scott Walker is the player running for home, while two prominent Republicans are running for first base. more »

Jul 28, 2015 10:39 AM Madland

Isthmus on WORT: John Doe Records

In its 4-to-2 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ordered all copies of records gathered in the John Doe investigation to be destroyed. In this week’s Isthmus, Bill Lueders spoke to WORT-FM’s Dylan Brogan about the story. more »

Jul 27, 2015 9:01 AM News

Reclaiming the land

About 80 acres at the Dorn Creek Wildlife Area have become overrun with black locust and box elder, invasive trees that colonize and reduce animal habitat. Now Dane County, the state and federal governments will turn these trees into biofuel. more »

Jul 27, 2015 12:00 AM News

UW researchers break ground with Alzheimer’s study

Doctors are powerless in fighting Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia that afflicts some 5 million Americans. A study at the UW-Madison is working to identify who might be at risk and why. more »

Jul 24, 2015 10:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

Other aspects of Alzheimer’s research at UW-Madison

​When it comes to dementia research, UW-Madison is the new kid on the block. However, it's quickly reaching national status. Here is a look at some of the other Alzheimer's research underway at the UW. more »

Jul 24, 2015 10:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories


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