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2 on motorcycle killed in crash on Highway 33 in Columbia County, authorities say

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 7:55am
Two people were killed Tuesday when the motorcycle they were riding was rear-ended while they were stopped for a turning vehicle on Highway 33 in Columbia County, the Wisconsin State Patrol reported.

Biden must rethink solar and wind policy, Jean Luecke

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 12:02am
I want President Joe Biden to know that I support him. I believe he wants to do the very best for the U.S. He should keep at it.

Repeal, rewrite Second Amendment, Martin A. Preizler

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 12:02am
Consider again the Second Amendment. Its original meaning and intent have been twisted like a pretzel by powerful gun-rights lobbyists and their pro-life political toadies.

Gas tax holiday adds to inflation -- Gary Anderson

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 12:02am
We don't need a gas tax holiday.

Cartoon mocking bishop was ignorant -- Bob Penzkover

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 12:02am
The political cartoonist who charged that the Madison Diocese doesn’t care about shepherding progressives in last Thursday's newspaper exhibits an ignorant knowledge of facts.

Brandon Woodruff strikes out 10 in return from injured list, Brewers beat Rays

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:30pm
Luis Arias and Andrew McCutchen homer during Milwaukee's two-game series opening 5-3 win at Tampa.

Draft selection 'getting real' for Bucks' MarJon Beauchamp

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 7:30pm
The 24th overall pick in Thursday's draft says he feels "like I can flourish with this team.”

Madison unveils new 'I Voted' stickers for fall elections

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 7:00pm
"I wanted to show that it's America, but kind of rebellious … not just the same old, same old," said the high school student who designed the new pattern.

Almost 50 years running, Back Porch Concerts make their own kind of history

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 6:30pm
Free weekly concert series resumes Thursday outside the historic Dean House on Monona Drive.

With redevelopment coming, homeless moving from Far East Side hotel

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 6:00pm
A developer is proposing to convert the two-story, 197-room Madison Plaza Hotel, 3841 E. Washington Ave., into 155 to 190 lower-cost studio and one-bedroom apartments and amenities for residents, the second proposal to convert the hotel to housing in the…

Concerts on the Square return home — to the Square — on Wednesday

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 5:30pm
Two new, huge video screens will give outdoor audience a better view of Motown-themed concert Wednesday.

Cooks' Exchange: The creamier the coleslaw, the better, according to readers

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 4:49pm
Coleslaw is a salad of finely cut cabbage and dressing; its name derived from the Dutch words for cabbage and salad.

16-year-old charged with attempted homicide wants case moved to juvenile court

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 4:30pm
A judge on Tuesday found probable cause the boy committed the crime.

67-year-old killed after dump truck crashes and overturns in Dodge County, authorities say

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 4:00pm
The driver died after crashing the truck in the town of Hubbard Tuesday afternoon.

WIAA selects Beaver Dam's Melissa Gehring as assistant director

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 2:05pm
Gehring has worked in the Beaver Dam School District since 2002 and has been an associate principal and the athletic director and activities director since 2013.

Wisconsin regulator downplays blackout risk, calls for continued use of fossil fuels

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 2:00pm
While pointing out that there is always a risk of blackouts, Nowak said it would take a “perfect storm” to trigger forced outages.

Tony Evers files lawsuit challenging near-complete abortion ban passed in 1849

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 1:25pm
While there's no consensus on whether the 1849 law is in effect, the threat of prosecution led Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin to halt abortions in the state.

Michael Gableman faces new lawsuit for deleting public records

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 1:20pm
Liberal watchdog group American Oversight on Tuesday filed a lawsuit and emergency motion seeking to stop the the deletion of public records by the GOP-ordered review headed by Michael Gableman.