Theater: Science, Sexism and the Nobel Prize
Theater

Science, Sexism and the Nobel Prize

Renaissance staging of Photograph 51 champions double helix discoverer Rosalind Franklin.

The Contrarian: About that Republican Cash Surplus
The Contrarian

About that Republican Cash Surplus

The term is meaningless and such half-truths muddy our understanding of state budget.

Theater: Rep’s ‘Junk’ Is Fast-Paced Thriller
Theater

Rep’s ‘Junk’ Is Fast-Paced Thriller

Big cast of juicy characters and dark, witty look at Wall Street junk bond deals of 1980s.

Beyond Bail: Courts Jail the Poor, Rich Go Free
Beyond Bail

Courts Jail the Poor, Rich Go Free

Judges question constitutionality of system jailing poor defendants for inability to pay bail.

Museums: Prohibition Exhibition Is Fascinating
Museums

Prohibition Exhibition Is Fascinating

County Historical Society show reveals city's unique place in "noble experiment" of 1920-1933.

What’s It Worth?: Journal Sentinel Buildings Worth A Lot
What’s It Worth?

Journal Sentinel Buildings Worth A Lot

Value of entire block and two buildings pegged at $13 million.

Photographer Documents Vintage Bar Signs

Photographer Documents Vintage Bar Signs

Wisconsin native captures vanishing way of life, vintage beer signs across this state and Midwest

The State of Politics: Drug Epidemic Drains County Budgets
The State of Politics

Drug Epidemic Drains County Budgets

Case worker loads soar, state funding inadequate, counties making up for shortfall.

25% of Prescribed Antibiotics Are Unnecessary

25% of Prescribed Antibiotics Are Unnecessary

So says new study. But Wisconsin’s rate of prescribing antibiotics is below national average.

Op Ed: Growing Wealth Gap Hurts Wage Earners
Op Ed

Growing Wealth Gap Hurts Wage Earners

Kimberly-Clark subsidy helps wealthy stockholders with no gain for workers.

Plats and Parcels: Journal Sentinel Building To Be Purchased
Plats and Parcels

Journal Sentinel Building To Be Purchased

Plus: Jeffers buys two Walker's Point buildings. And Post Office building lawsuit stalled.

The Week’s Greatest Hits

The Week’s Greatest Hits

Most popular articles and press releases in the past week

Summit Aims to Prevent Human Trafficking

Summit Aims to Prevent Human Trafficking

Third Annual "Stay Out the Game” summit at North Side YMCA trained youth how to resist traffickers.

Legislators Can’t Block Liberals On Twitter

Legislators Can’t Block Liberals On Twitter

Federal judge rules that One Wisconsin Now can’t be blocked from twitter feed of Vos, other GOP lawmakers.

Urban Reads: $100 Billion Transit Plan for Atlanta?
Urban Reads

$100 Billion Transit Plan for Atlanta?

All the city news you can use.

Op Ed: The Sad Decline of UW-Stevens Point
Op Ed

The Sad Decline of UW-Stevens Point

Its elimination of liberal arts courses made the New York Times, hurts state’s education and democracy,

Photo Gallery: Gallery at Vanguard Exhibition and Annual Party
Photo Gallery

Gallery at Vanguard Exhibition and Annual Party

Vanguard Sculpture Services also has art galley and the exhibition opening combined with annual party.

7 Goals of County Fair Deal Group

7 Goals of County Fair Deal Group

Abele and Lipscomb's group releases seven recommendations for state legislative action.

Campaign Cash: Rep. Sargent Pushes Campaign Reform
Campaign Cash

Rep. Sargent Pushes Campaign Reform

Democratic proposal would add restrictions on campaign donations.

In Public: Nonsense In Front of City Hall
In Public

Nonsense In Front of City Hall

The sculpture by Tony Cragg is a great work — but not for the reasons you might expect.

The Legacy of Susan Lloyd

The Legacy of Susan Lloyd

Retired Zilber Foundation leader oversaw $100 million investment in neighborhoods, still promotes social justice.

Friday Photos: 2900 Apartments Starts to Rise
Friday Photos

2900 Apartments Starts to Rise

New 55-unit apartment building at Oakland and Locust will be five floors high.

GOP Legislators Offer Middle-Class Tax Cut

GOP Legislators Offer Middle-Class Tax Cut

Evers administration wants cut but criticizes plan as “unfunded.”

Transportation: Should the Streetcar Be Free?
Transportation

Should the Streetcar Be Free?

How much would it cost to make The Hop free after 2019? And is it worth it?

Judge Blocks Lame Duck Voting Restrictions

Judge Blocks Lame Duck Voting Restrictions

“This is not a close question,” says federal judge, invalidating GOP law limiting early voting.