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Artisan food emporium could be coming to Mount Horeb
Organizers of a proposed enterprise center in Mount Horeb that would serve as a hub for numerous food-related businesses have begun studying feasibility of the project.
Footville man arrested for alleged drunken driving in Rock County crash that critically injured 2
Armand Meier, 69, was not injured in the crash and was taken to the Rock County Jail, while James Savoie, 64, and Helen Savoie, 63, both of Caro, Michigan, were transported to Mercy Hospital a…
Joel L. A. Peterson: Mom and Bob Hope taught me true meaning of Christmas
It has been 15 Christmases since my mother passed. But I can’t help remembering all the lessons she taught me — especially what Christmas is all about.
Donors contribute more than $237,000 to give Christmas toys to area children
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…
Squad car damaged, strikes an Arby's
A Madison Police Department squad car was damaged and an officer was slightly injured when the the car "left the roadway" and struck an Arby's restaurant at 4002 E. Washington Ave. Thursday morning.
Once again, State Journal readers bring Christmas joy to thousands of area children
The needy children in the Madison area, some 12,387 at last count, will wake up this morning and discover that Santa has left them some beautiful new gifts.
Caring for Christopher, a special needs child who had been abused
Lawren Lange was 21, going to art school and working three part-time jobs when a nun’s question changed her life.
First Business Bank Promotes Alton Multhauf, CTP®
MADISON, WI, December 17, 2014 - First Business Bank announced today that Alton Multhauf has been promoted to Treasury Management Officer. First Business Bank is a part of First Business Finan…
Kathy Elvert celebrates 15th year at Wilson Law Group, LLC
Kathy Elvert is celebrating her 15th year of service with Wilson Law Group, LLC, a Madison based estate and business planning law firm. Kathy is the firm's senior paralegal and manages the est…
Chris Rickert: Study and celebrate the Madison officer-involved-shooting-that-wasn't
For those willing to keep their knee jerking in check, there may be things worth learning -- and celebrating -- in this officer-involved-shooting-that-wasn’t.
Madison-area clergy members share their Christmas messages
As Christians celebrate the birth of Christ, pastors offer thoughts on the religious significance.
Know Your Madisonian: Gloria Reyes
Gloria Reyes brings her commitment to the city of Madison and her connections to the community to her new role as assistant to the mayor.
A gift of song for State Journal readers
Hear Madison Youth Choirs' most advanced singers perform "The Holly and the Ivy."
Packers: Aaron Rodgers plays Santa for Packers offensive line
As if the linemen needed any more motivation to protect the quarterback from the fearsome defensive front of the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Tom Oates: Beloit's Jim Caldwell has Lions on right track
GREEN BAY — Of all the low down dirty tricks the Detroit Lions have tried hoping to snap their 23-game losing streak on Wisconsin soil, the latest one might be the lowest.
Badgers women's basketball: UW prepares for Big Ten puzzle without key pieces
Bobbie Kelsey knew her University of Wisconsin women’s basketball team would have a challenge as it tried to climb a rung or two on the Big Ten Conference ladder this season.
Badgers football: Barry Alvarez, grandson excited to share field at Outback Bowl
For a while, Barry Alvarez’s family Christmas dinner over the weekend felt like any other year.
Hands on Wisconsin: The Jeer in Review 2014
I always dreamed of becoming a professional cartoonist. I distinctly remember looking at a “Calvin and Hobbes” book and thinking that drawing cartoons looked like an easy way to make lots of money.
Restaurant News: Longtime owner of Bev's Restaurant dies
Beverly "Bev" Dunn Philumalee, who ran the diner Bev's Restaurant and embodied the East Side, died on Dec. 21. She was 83.