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Big pay raise in 2nd season for Wisconsin men's basketball assistant coach

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 6:13am
The Badgers had a boost in offensive efficiency with the addition to their coaching staff, and the assistant is being rewarded in his new deal.

Madison schools put opioid overdose reversal drug Narcan in AED boxes

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 5:55am
It's the latest move to make the remedy widely available to curb the opioid epidemic, which killed a record 1,464 people in Wisconsin in 2022.

Wisconsin cultures and their folk music get major honor from Library of Congress

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 5:45am
Jalmar Nukala, a Finnish singer from Superior, will never be confused with Ric Ocasek of the Cars.

High school soccer's most isolated position is 'most important and underrated'

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 5:13am
Goalies are often measured for the bad, not saving shots, than all they bring to their teams despite often being far from the action. Here's why their importance is high.

UW-Madison needs to stand up to irrational protesters -- David Arundel

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 5:00am
I am a 1974 graduate of UW-Madison. I played hockey for the Badgers, and we won the first national championship for the Big Red.

Lynn Schmidt's column infantilized adult college students -- Ritt Deitz

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 5:00am
Mild-mannered St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Lynn Schmidt may have a point in Monday's column, "Vitriol shows society is failing our kids,” that the current wave of campus protests “continues the narrative that elite universities have been hijacked by the far…

Democrats are winning battle of ideas with Eric Hovde and GOP -- Don Thornton

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 5:00am
I have concerns about U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde's soundbites:

Mobile homes can help solve Dane County housing shortage -- Mark Tyler

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 5:00am
The comprehensive plan to address the shortage of affordable housing in the Dane County area seems to have missed an obvious solution: mobile homes, RVs and campers.

Patrick Beverley suspended 4 games for actions in season-ending loss to Pacers

Fri, 05/10/2024 - 4:30am
The NBA said Beverley was getting punished for “forcefully throwing a basketball multiple times at spectators and an inappropriate interaction with a reporter during media availability.”

Brewers chase Cardinals starter to open homestand with a 'Bark' and a bang

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 10:05pm
NL-Central leading Milwaukee got off to a strong start against the visiting rivals, crushing last season's AL Cy Young Award runner-up. Here's how they got it done.

Steve Stricker, Jerry Kelly see their efforts cut short as Regions Tradition suspended

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 8:55pm
Stricker and Kelly made it only about halfway through the opening round of the Regions Tradition in Alabama before the already rain-delayed first round was suspended.

Madison Edgewood turns to familiar face for boys basketball coaching job

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 6:44pm
The Crusaders' new boys basketball coach has almost 30 years coaching experience at the school as he moves into the role.

Local digest for Friday, May 10, 2024

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 6:17pm
Man arrested near encampment

La Follette student charged with possessing gun, banned from school

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 5:00pm
"But for an anonymous tip about the gun we could be in a very different situation," a prosecutor said.

Body found in Madison retention pond, police investigation ongoing

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 4:45pm
Police and the Dane County Medical Examiner's office were on the scene.

Madisonian Judy Giacomina embarks on 40th volunteer disaster relief deployment

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 4:25pm
For this trip, Giacomina plans to spend two weeks helping flood victims in Texas.

Utilities complete contentious land swap to clear way for power line in Mississippi River refuge

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 3:56pm
Utilities looking to finish building a high-voltage power line linking Iowa and Wisconsin completed a contentious land deal Thursday that allows them to build on a Mississippi River federal wildlife refuge.

Man trying to fight with people near Library Mall encampment arrested, Madison police say

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 12:10pm
Two people told police the man made threats to kill another individual prior to officers arriving at the scene, Madison police said.

MGE reports Q1 earnings higher than a year ago, shy of analysts' expectations

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 11:10am
MGE said it had earnings of $33.8 million, of $0.93 per share, on revenue of $191.3 million in the first quarter. Analysts were estimating earnings of $0.96 per share.

Exact Sciences reports Q1 loss that matches analysts’ expectations

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 10:25am
Exact Sciences also reported first-quarter revenue that beat expectations.