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Man faces 5th OWI after crash into tree, utility box on Far West Side, Madison police say

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 9:45am
A driver was headed south on Gammon Road when he hit a tree and a utility box, returned to the road, and nearly struck two other vehicles, Madison police said.

Help make sure every child has a toy during the holidays with Empty Stocking Club

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 8:00am
Empty Stocking Club relies on donors to ensure that every child get a major toy this holiday season.

Wrong-way driver arrested for 6th OWI, Janesville police say

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 7:50am
The driver, Ralph E. Cone. 54, did standardized field sobriety tests and was arrested for his sixth offense of operating while intoxicated, Janesville police said.

Aggressive approach allows senior to propel Wisconsin men's basketball

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 7:37am
The Badgers want to "be the most aggressive frontcourt in the Big Ten," and Steven Crowl is using messages ingrained in his memory through a strong stretch of play.

Tomah packaging plant to close, cutting 90 jobs

Tue, 11/28/2023 - 7:20am
Ninety people are expected to lose their jobs when a manufacturing plant with a long history in the city of Tomah closes early next year.

Big Ten rewards Wisconsin volleyball star with honor

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 5:37pm
The Wisconsin volleyball team earned a weekly Big Ten honor after the Badgers handed Nebraska its first loss of the season last week.

Official who posted 'ballot selfie' in Wisconsin has felony charge dismissed

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 5:00pm
There has been movement in other states in favor of allowing the practice.

Key Wisconsin men's basketball reserve questionable for Western Illinois matchup

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 4:56pm
The senior has played at least 12 minutes in five of six games for the Badgers so far this season.

Republican former Attorney General Brad Schimel to announce Wisconsin Supreme Court bid

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 4:30pm
Schimel's entrance to the race marks the first conservative push to flip the balance of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, which has had a liberal majority since August.

Wisconsin men's basketball guard earns Big Ten Freshman of the Week award

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 3:33pm
The impact freshman earns his first conference honor after helping the Badgers win the Fort Myers Tip-Off tournament last week.

No known local ties to neo-Nazi group that marched through Madison

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 2:44pm
Officials with the city of Madison, the state, UW-Madison and other groups condemned the march.

New Rookies owners bought beloved sports bar packed with 25 years of memorabilia

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 12:50pm
Joe and Stacey Krasovec are still pinching themselves, incredulous that they own the famed bar and grill on Highway 14 between Black Earth and Mazomanie.

How weekend results impacted Wisconsin hockey teams in the national rankings

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 12:15pm
A loss didn't cost the Badgers men's hockey team in the rankings, while the Wisconsin women's team climbed while idle.

Alternative email accounts ensure efficiency, are searched in records requests, Wisconsin governor's office says

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 11:40am
While his use of a secret account under the name of former Milwaukee Braves pitcher Warren Spahn has raised questions, the governor's office said such undisclosed aliases is routine.

Hands on Wisconsin: Donald Trump's ego trumps Napoleon

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 10:45am
A new epic film about Napoleon hit movie theaters this past week. Americans can relate to the story, after dealing with our own egotistical megalomaniac in recent years. Although I doubt Donald Trump is the military genius that Napoleon Bonaparte…

Ask the Weather Guys: How can there be frost on the ground when my thermometer reads 36 degrees?

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 10:40am
Earth’s average surface temperature has risen almost 2 degrees Fahrenheit since the late 19th century.

'Magic mushroom' drug eased depression in study by Fitchburg institute

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 9:45am
The drug offers "a viable option for individuals seeking to avoid long-term treatment with standard antidepressants,” according to the lead researcher.

Tom Still: Expert on AI jitters — Calm down, learn to use it, keep people at its center

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 9:25am
AI has been a concept in computing since the 1940s and it is now a powerful tool that is with us to stay. It’s how people use the tool that matters.

Former GOP majority leader: Opportunity for fair maps in Wisconsin is finally here

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 7:10am
Former GOP majority leader eager for Supreme Court to rule on gerrymandering

Frontier Communications returns to SOS with phone outage twofer

Mon, 11/27/2023 - 7:00am
They have cellphones, but Wilson prefers to keep a landline because he believes it would be more reliable in an emergency, and Feehan doesn't have coverage at his rural home.