Here’s how to make a house a home.
In the book “Ed Garvey Unvarnished,” Madison journalist Rob Zaleski writes about this Wisconsin progressive’s outlook on politics.
Finished basements, screened porches: Spring home tour offers looks at new-home trends
Congressman Glenn Grothman has never lost an election. Will a Democratic wave and a challenger named Kohl change that?
Neighbors dig into their own pockets to slow traffic
Peeling back Beach Drive’s tony veneer…
And why not everyone is happy about it.
Larry Sussman shares a story about getting his dog back, and finding a glass half full.
Illustration by Johanna Goodman When West Allis Mayor Dan Devine campaigned door-to-door in 2008, he learned to say “My name is Dan Devine. I’m running for mayor.” In Spanish. Learning a foreign language is becoming a requirement for any politician with a constituency turning “browner,” a demographic term often used to describe the blending of racial, ethnic and cultural identities. As the makeup of West Allis grows more diverse – moving from a minority population of just 274 in 1970 to nearly 11,000 in 2010 – Devine sees an acceptance of the change. “Some residents say they noticed that their…