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Illinois woman arrested in Monroe Township after stealing car, speeding

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 8:30am
A speeding violation led Green County Sheriff's deputies to discover a 22-year-old Illinois woman was driving a stolen car on State Highway 69 Friday morning.

Police investigating shots fired at Fitchburg apartment building

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 8:00am
Fitchburg police are currently investigating gunshots fired outside an apartment building on Pike Drive early Saturday morning.

Madison man arrested for fifth offense OWI

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 8:00am
Police arrested a 69-year-old Madison man for a fifth drunken driving violation Saturday morning after observing the man driving erratically in a roundabout.

Good Samaritans help save driver after his car burst into flames

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 7:45am
Good Samaritans helped save a driver whose car had burst into flames off John Nolen Drive early Saturday morning, according to a Madison Police Department report.

East Towne Mall Milio's Subs robbed at gunpoint

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 7:30am
A suspect got away with an undetermined amount of cash after threatening a Milio's Subs employee with a gun near East Towne Mall Friday evening, according to a Madison Police Department report.

South-central Wisconsin can expect chances for snow throughout week

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 7:15am
Warmer temperatures will stick around south-central Wisconsin for most of the week, before dipping off later on, according to forecasters.

Madison Style: Ageless fashion at Daisy and Stella Vintage

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 6:30am
Madison fashion lover Brooke Kutz opened her online store, Daisy and Stella Vintage, in 2003. It began as a hobby and a way to cull her collection of vintage dresses on Ebay. In 2010, the hobb…

Donations from State Journal readers for Christmas toys near $250,000

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 6:30am
Since 1918, the Empty Stocking Club has provided Christmas toys to needy children in the greater Madison area. You can help again this year. Send your gift online at emptystockingclub.com or m…

Sen. Tim Cullen: Eight changes I hope to see in Wisconsin

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 5:45am
It has been a true honor to serve in the Wisconsin Senate.

John Kass: Gender selection in a brave new world

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 5:45am
Jayne and Jon Cornwill, an Australian couple, recently came to America with a bit of trouble.

Scott Walker, other GOP Midwestern governors build credentials for 2016

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 5:45am
Should any of these governors join the race for the White House, their state records would become their chief qualification for higher office.

Badgers football: Paul Chryst, Pat Fitzgerald share unique coaching perspective

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 3:30am
If anyone knows the path Paul Chryst is about to walk as the newest University of Wisconsin football coach, it’s Pat Fitzgerald.

Patrick Durkin: 'Outdoor Wisconsin' host Dan Small has no plans to slow down

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 3:20am
Dan Small has been every Wisconsinite’s hunting, fishing, trapping, camping, canoeing, snowshoeing and birdwatching buddy since “Outdoor Wisconsin” first aired statewide on Wisconsin Public Te…

Luedtke, Dr. Kenneth L.

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 2:30am
MADISON - Dr. Kenneth L. Luedtke died peacefully in his sleep on Dec. 21, 2014, in Madison, at the age of 84. He fought a heroic fight against Parkinson's disease.

Becker, Richard "Dick"

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 2:30am
MADISON - Richard "Dick" Becker, age 68, died on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. He was born on Oct. 13, 1946, in Appleton, to Norbert and Jeanette (O'Donnell) Becker.

Walser, Barbara Elaine (Hillstrom)

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 2:30am
BLACK EARTH - Barbara Elaine (Hillstrom) Walser, born on Sept. 21, 1939, passed away on Dec. 23, 2014. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

Packers: Streak aside, much on the line as Lions and Packers meet for NFC North title

Sat, 12/27/2014 - 12:05am
Both teams already are in the playoffs, but the loser gets relegated to a road game next weekend as a wild card.

Prep boys basketball: Sauk Prairie suffers first loss of season

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:15pm
The La Crosse Logan boys basketball team picked up its first victory of the season Friday — by handing Sauk Prairie its first defeat.

Prep hockey: Reedsburg/Wisconsin Dells shuts out Stoughton in Cheeseburger Classic

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:15pm
The Reedsburg/Wisconsin Dells boys hockey team earned a 2-0 victory over Stoughton, coached by Reedsburg product Kris Rosholt, in a first-round game of the three-day, eight-team tournament at …

Prep girls basketball: Adams-Friendship beats Monona Grove behind 26-for-26 free-throw shooting

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:15pm
The Adams-Friendship girls basketball team made all 26 of its free throw attempts — including all 14 from senior Emma Roenneburg and a perfect eight by senior Hannah Landon — to take a 42-34 v…