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Voters decide primary races for Dane County Board, other local offices

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 8:57pm
Voters narrowed down candidates for races in Dane County, Sun Prairie, Monona and the Middleton-Cross Plains School District.

3 things that stood out from Wisconsin women's basketball's fourth straight win vs. Minnesota

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 8:22pm
The Badgers continue to improve where it counts under Marisa Moseley, and on Tuesday it was a convincing victory.

As a trial begins for a 2005 sexual assault near Madison bike path, defense urges caution

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 7:00pm
A Minnesota man, who prosecutors said is connected by DNA, is charged with three counts of first-degree sexual assault for the 2005 attack.

Officer identified in fatal Winnebago County shooting

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 5:58pm
A Feb. 2 traffic stop in which a Winnebago County police officer fatally shot a man is under investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation.

Republican Eric Hovde launches bid against Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 5:46pm
Wisconsin's election could have considerable implications in determining which party holds control of the U.S. Senate.

Republican prosecutor asks Wisconsin Supreme Court to decide if 1849 law bans abortion

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 5:15pm
The appeal comes several months after a Dane County court ruled an 1849 law applied to feticide, not abortions.

Lyco Manufacturing chairman killed wife, self, authorities say

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 4:30pm
The founder and chairman of Lyco Manufacturing in Columbus killed his wife in their home, then went to a hospital emergency room where he fatally shot himself, authorities said Tuesday.

New law guarantees top Wisconsin students a spot on a UW campus

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 3:26pm
The law follows a deal brokered last year that authorizes about $800 million for the UW system in exchange for the reclassification of several DEI positions.

Packers add ex-49ers assistant, Gophers linebacker as strength and conditioning coordinator

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 3:07pm
Coach Matt LaFleur's staff will be complete with the addition of the former Minnesota walk-on as Green Bay's new strength and conditioning coordinator.

Senate picks off 4 of Gov. Tony Evers' appointees, so he appoints 4 more

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 2:29pm
Senate Republicans have now voted to fire 13 of Evers' appointees.

Adam Hinterthuer: Madison's lakes will take time to improve, aren't 'dead'

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 2:05pm
UW-Madison Center for Limnology official urges persistence and patience in fight for clean lakes

Sen. Kelda Roys and Rep. Deb Andraca: Ban guns on Wisconsin campuses to value students over firearms

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 2:00pm
A column was published last month in more than 50 student newspapers across the country and signed by more than 150 student leaders. It opened with a heartbreaking statement:

Man faces third OWI after colliding with 2 other vehicles Downtown, Madison police say

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 12:40pm
The driver, a 43-year-old man, refused to get out of his vehicle while it started to smoke, and officers had to physically remove him, Madison police said.

Kitchen fire displaces residents of 8 Portage apartments, authorities say

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 12:05pm
One person was taken to a hospital for possible smoke inhalation, but no other injuries were reported, though two pets did die, authorities said.

It's primary day in Wisconsin. Here's what you need to know

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 11:50am
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Voters in line by 8 p.m. will still be allowed to vote.

How experts view Wisconsin basketball's NCAA Tournament projections with 5 regular-season games left

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 11:43am
Here's the draw experts see the Badgers getting in the NCAA Tournament after beating Ohio State, but falling to Iowa.

Paired incumbents weigh political futures under Gov. Tony Evers' maps

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 11:20am
With new legislative boundaries, some Wisconsin lawmakers may move from their current homes to a vacant district. For others, the decision is more complicated.

Wisconsin Assembly approves limiting governor's veto powers after 400-year funding extension

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 11:15am
The chamber will vote on a proposal to require Asian American history lessons in schools.

Authorities chase numerous stolen vehicles at speeds up to 130 mph on I-94 in southeastern Wisconsin

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 11:10am
Units of five law enforcement departments chased nearly a dozen stolen high-end vehicles through Kenosha County Sunday at speeds up to 130 miles per hour.

2 Cuban men arrested in $48,000 retail theft in Wisconsin, suspected in more thefts, police say

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 10:55am
The two men also are suspected in thefts throughout Wisconsin and other states, according to the Mount Pleasant Police Department.