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Weary Traveler changing hands after 20 years, co-owner looking forward to free weekends

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:51pm
The three owners of The Weary Traveler Freehouse plan to sell the business Tuesday to a longtime bartender and his business partner.

Meet running back Nate White, Wisconsin football's sixth commit of the 2023 class

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:15pm
Here are five things to know about White, his versatility in the offensive backfield at Rufus King International High School in Milwaukee, and more.

Madison police identify 3 men arrested after officer sees shooting between vehicles, car crash on South Side

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:40am
Madison police have identified three men arrested following a shooting between vehicles and a car crash witnessed by an officer on the South Side early Saturday morning.

Despite Biden order, solar supply chain problems stall Wisconsin's energy transition

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:30am
Three utility projects with a combined capacity of 574 megawatts have been delayed and face potential cost overruns largely stemming from difficulty securing solar panels and other key parts.

Beloit man arrested for soliciting girl for sex at Palmer Park in Janesville, police say

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 8:05am
A Beloit man was arrested for soliciting a girl for sex at Palmer Park in Janesville on Monday, Janesville police reported.

Masked man flees on foot after robbing Janesville hotel, police say

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 7:30am
A masked man fled on foot after robbing a Janesville hotel on Monday night, Janesville police reported.

Anti-abortion groups look to update 1849 Wisconsin ban, including life-of-mother exception

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 7:00am
Abortion opponents want lawmakers to completely ban surgical abortions and to block medication abortions, a technology that wasn't around when the 1849 law was written.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Biden's gas tax holiday is sputtering at the starting line

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 6:00am
President Joe Biden’s call for a three-month suspension of the 18-cent federal gas tax in response to soaring gas prices has, thankfully, landed with a bipartisan thud in Congress. The idea, an old fallback for politicians when pump prices rise,…

Women must fight for gender equality -- Ginny White

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:02am
It’s 2022 and American women must still fight for gender equality.

Sane Republicans must take back the GOP -- Neil Traubenberg

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:02am
This is not an "all Republicans are bad" letter to the editor. This is a plea for the sane Republicans to instill back into their party a love of country over love of extremists.

Tim Michels takes heat for absence from GOP gubernatorial debate

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 8:31pm
Rebecca Kleefisch, Timothy Ramthun and Kevin Nicholson all highlighted the absence of the Trump-endorsed candidate.

Madison Plan Commission OK's demolition permit for building that houses Paisan's restaurant

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 8:30pm
After eight months of disagreement over the condition of the 12-story Downtown building that houses Paisan's restaurant, the Madison Plan Commission Monday evening unanimously approved a demolition permit for the structure.

Madison School Board adopts $561 million budget 6-1, amid ongoing wage negotiations

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 7:53pm
Board members Chris Gomez Schmidt, Nichelle Nichols, Savion Castro and Laura Simkin, board vice president Maia Pearson and board president Ali Muldrow voted to adopt the budget and board member Nicki Vander Meulen voted against.

Why California native Charlie Fuerbringer became first recruit of Wisconsin volleyball's 2024 class

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 6:30pm
“I know it’s across the country but that’s what I’m looking most forward to,” the setter said, “being surrounded by new people and learning about a different state that I’ve not lived in yet. And then being part of a…

Shots fired in crowded Demetral Park Friday, police say

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 6:23pm
Dozens of shots were fired early Friday night at Demetral Park on the East Side, Madison police said.

Ron Johnson calls attorney behind Wisconsin Republican elector scheme a victim of 'radical left'

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 5:03pm
Johnson's comment came as the U.S. House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection reveals a wide-ranging scheme to overturn the 2020 presidential election, which appears to involve the attorney Johnson referred to on Friday.

Multiple shots fired on Far West Side, Madison police say

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 5:00pm
The shots were fired just after midnight on Saturday on the 7200 block of Mid Town Road, police said.

Candidate Q&A: Assembly District 33 Republican Primary

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 4:41pm
The Jefferson mayor faces a farmer who accepts that Joe Biden won the 2020 election. The winner faces Rep. Don Vruwink, D-Milton, who was redrawn into a new district.

Here's what the Wisconsin men's hockey 2022-23 roster is looking like after an addition

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 4:35pm
The signing of former Minnesota recruit Cruz Lucius, who's expected to be drafted in July, brings the Badgers men's hockey roster for the 2022-23 season into better focus. Here's more on player movement.