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La Crosse native, Wisconsin men’s basketball star Johnny Davis drafted by NBA's Washington Wizards

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 8:13pm
Johnny Davis trained to reach the NBA, following in his father's footsteps, and on Thursday became the first Badger to be drafted since 2015. He's the first selection from La Crosse since 1947.

11 great ideas for your weekend

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 7:30pm
Our top picks: Log-rolling, Jane Austen, marimbas -- and picnics to make a difference

Wisconsin PSC awards record $125 million for broadband expansion

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 7:15pm
The awards — funded through borrowing authorized in the current two-year budget — are expected to bring broadband service to nearly 83,000 homes and more than 4,500 businesses across the state.

Watch now: Classic cars roll into Sun Prairie as pit stop in cross-country rally race

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 7:03pm
More than 165 classic cars — the oldest a pair of 1916 Hudsons, the newest a 1974 Plymouth Bluesmobile — drove into Sun Prairie on Wednesday as part of the "Great Race."

Three injured after Rock County deputy collides with tow truck

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 6:30pm
The deputy was responding to a report of a gunshot wound in another jurisdiction shortly before 4 p.m.

Former school district recreation director guilty of possessing child porn, sentenced to three years in prison

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 6:00pm
"I'm ashamed," said Jacob Tisue, who led Madison School-Community Recreation from 2017 to 2019.

Brewers slug past Cardinals for series split, remain tied atop division

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 5:50pm
Tyrone Taylor and Willy Adames each homered to lift Milwaukee to a four-game series split and stay tied with St. Louis in the NL Central.

Family of slain student Kelly Nolan offering reward in 15-year-old case

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 5:30pm
Kelly Nolan, a UW-Whitewater student living in Madison for the summer, was last seen in the State Street area in the early morning hours of June 23, 2007, after a night out with friends.

Search warrant: Friends were 'meddling' with AR-15 rifle before fatal accidental shooting

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 5:00pm
Group had bought and used Xanax before the shooting in Blue Mounds, the warrant states.

Authorities searching Mississippi River for missing boater

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 3:30pm
According to the sheriff’s office, Alan Hartig was last seen pursuing his pontoon boat in shallow waters after it came unmoored from a sandbar. The empty boat was recovered nearby.

Donald Trump attorney coordinated with Ron Johnson to pass false elector document to Mike Pence

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 3:25pm
That happened just an hour before a Pence aide denied Johnson chief of staff Sean Riley's attempt to pass those documents, which falsely stated Trump won Michigan and Wisconsin in November 2020, to the vice president.

Waunakee's Max Brud leads area boys golfers on coaches' All-State team

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 3:15pm
Madison Edgewood's Alex Weiss, Madison Memorial's Charlie Erlandson and Milton's Brett Wieland also shine among the coaches' selections.

State elections officials warn of elections-related mailings

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 2:28pm
The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the Aug. 9 primary election is Aug. 4.

'General George S. Flatten'? 'Sir Crushalot'? Madison says rank your choice of compactor name

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 1:55pm
Ranked-choice voting is not in place for any local, state or federal elections in Wisconsin, although there has been some push for changing that.

Feds accuse Harley-Davidson, Westinghouse of imposing illegal warranty terms on customers

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 1:10pm
Under a proposed consent agreement with the agency, the companies will be prohibited from telling customers that their warranties will be voided if they use third-party services or parts, or that they should only use branded parts or authorized service…

Northeastern Wisconsin man convicted last year of killing 2 in 1976 dies in prison

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 12:55pm
A man serving two life terms for killing a Wisconsin couple in a slaying that went unsolved for decades has died in prison, state corrections officials confirmed.

3 adults, 2 juveniles arrested after fleeing Portage police in 2 stolen vehicles, authorities say

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 12:30pm
Three adults and two juveniles have been arrested after fleeing authorities in two stolen vehicles on June 9, Portage police reported.

Police seeking attempted homicide, sex assault charges against DeForest man facing kidnapping, stalking charges

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 11:30am
DeForest Police Chief James Olson said investigators “were made aware of new information regarding the original investigation” that supported additional charges against Gabriel Savage.

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