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Together: Holiday cards should be joyful, it's OK to skip if it's not
Sending Christmas or other holiday cards to family and friends is a wonderful tradition but it can also be overwhelming, time consuming and not so enjoyable.
Historical museum exhibit reminds people that winter can be fun
A new exhibit at the Wisconsin Historical Museum tells how people here survive and thrive during the winter.
Badgers men's basketball: A closer look at Oklahoma before Battle 4 Atlantis title game
UW (6-0) vs. Oklahoma (4-1) on Friday at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN might not be as juicy as some matchups might have been, but it's intriguing.
Traffic headaches could be huge in Green Bay on Sunday
What do you get when you take tens of thousands of football fans, deer hunters and holiday travelers and put them on the same highway? The Super Bowl of headaches.
Armed, masked man robs Middleton store
A man armed with a handgun and wearing a scarf over his face robbed a Middleton dry cleaner store Wednesday night.
Standoff ends at Verona church, man taken to hospital
A man who broke into a Verona church Thursday night and threatened to burn it down surrendered to police about three hours later and was taken to a hospital for evaluation.
Chicago Tribune: Chuck Hagel merely a symptom of Obama’s foreign policy failures
Recent events have not cast a flattering light on President Barack Obama’s approach to military and security matters. The rise of the Islamic State has forced him to reverse his withdrawal fro…
Jerry Davis' Backtag No. 9: Yes, deer hunters are alert to other wildlife
Why, if one can’t shoot them, or one is not hunting them, would a hunter want to see these species?
Doug Moe: A hot sauce to improve your mood
Good food — making it, eating it, sharing it — can take you from one frame of mind to another.
Focus on Dane County: Stoughton creates TIF district for Wal-Mart development
A joint TIF review board that represents all of the taxing entities in Stoughton has approved creation of a TIF district for the project in a unanimous decision.
Co-op house aims to empower young adults at risk of homelessness
The transitional housing program for men and women ages 18 to 21 opened in September in a house purchased by Dane County
Viewing area over the rotunda gives holiday visitors a unique view this year
Part of the "trumpeters ring" is now open to the public.
Dana Milbank: St. Louis prosecutor Bob McCulloch is the face of injustice
WASHINGTON — Ferguson reminds us that we still have a race problem in America. But the face of this problem is not Darren Wilson’s. It’s Bob McCulloch’s.
Restaurant review: New Mirch Masala does right by its namesake, other dishes
What Mirch Masala lacks in ambiance, it makes up for with exceptional cooking.
Dr. Zorba Paster: Sense of well-being important to health
New study finds people who had a better sense of well-being were 30 percent less likely to die over an eight-year period.
Dr. Carleen Hanson: Many options to treat diaper rash at home
Dear Dr. Hanson: My 9-month-old son seems to be prone to diaper rashes, and I’m at my wits end. I feel so bad for his sore bottom. What do you recommend?
Going Out: Weekend highlights
Crafts, music, magic shows, ice sculpting, trolley rides and photo ops with Santa Claus. That’s what visitors will find Friday and Saturday at Downtown Madison’s Holiday Open House. Events are…
What to watch this week: Holiday favorites return for another season
Though a few shows jumped the gun, the day after Thanksgiving should be heralded as the official start of the onslaught of television’s seasonal classics. Put on the jammies, grab a blanket an…
Optometri: Born from chaos, a band calls it quits
It hadn’t quite reached 24 hours to go when Bob Jacobson was desperate to find an opener for his Ramones cover band.
Packers: Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers have more in common than No. 12
Heading into Sunday's showdown at Lambeau Field, Brady's Patriots and Rodgers' Packers are riding high in their respective conferences.