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Spectrum Brands fiscal Q2 results beat expectations, has new licensing deal with Black & Decker

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 10:05am
Spectrum's new deal to license the Black & Decker name is through the end of calendar 2027, with two additional four-year extensions through the end of 2035.

New space on Winnebago Street will cater to musicians

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 8:55am
Muso plans a membership model for acoustic musicians to use a 1,700-square-foot space for rehearsals and small, alcohol-free performances.

Madison's finances came out a whopping $31.2M better than expected in 2023

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 7:35am
The unexpected funds, though, don't solve the city's structural deficit that exists because Madison doesn't have enough revenue to pay for services as the city grows.

Police say they've opened investigation into Patrick Beverley's altercation with fan

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 7:20am
Police said in a news release the case has been forwarded to detectives, “who are currently investigating this situation and take all accusations seriously.”

Restaurant review: It’s Good for You pizza is up there with Madison's best

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 6:40am
It's a small, charming, order-at-the-counter restaurant with remarkably good pizza.

8 takeaways from highly anticipated 'Top Chef: Wisconsin' Restaurant Wars episode

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 5:50am
In the Restaurant Wars elimination challenge, the remaining nine contestants divided into two teams and staged a pop-up restaurant in less than 24 hours.

Mother's Day is a big day for moms — and Madison flower shops

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 5:45am
"We sell out of pretty much everything by the time the holiday is done," Denise Schultz, George's Flowers co-owner, said.

Who’s No. 1? For Packers at wide receiver, that doesn’t really matter — for now

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 5:35am
Green Bay's first-year wide receivers coach Ryan Mahaffey said his position group "really work together as a unit."

Goodman Foundation gives $5 million lead gift for Madison Community Foundation’s new Nonprofit Center

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 5:30am
Wisconsin is one of just four states without a statewide nonprofit association, and the center aims to address that critical gap in professional resources for nonprofit organizations.

5 high school baseball stars of the week: May 9 edition

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 5:03am
Pitching masterpieces, including a no-hitter, highlight top efforts. Vote for your favorite performance of the week.

Unfit officeholders are a danger to America democracy -- Ken Berg

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 5:00am
The internet and cable television allow each of us to selectively pick and choose what we want to know about. My college professor told me to always check the source of the information I was looking at, because that would…

Tammy Baldwin hasn't gotten results for Wisconsin -- Nancy L Wild

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 5:00am
In some recent ads, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison, has stated how she reaches across the aisle and also how she will protect Social Security. These are two of the same tired issues she has overused in past campaigns, and…

We can't let China win the battle of technology -- Laura Welch

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 5:00am
Not a month goes by that we don’t hear about another Chinese tech crime. With hacking attacks, outright stealing of technology and secret police networks in the United States, it seems China has no line when it comes to its…

Joe Biden's comments on Laken Riley were 'woke' insanity -- Dean McGuire

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 5:00am
On Feb. 22, an illegal immigrant out on parole allegedly murdered 22-year-old Laken Riley while she was out jogging. On March 7, during the State of the Union address and under pressure from U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green, R-Ga., to…

5 high school girls soccer stars from the Madison/WiscNews area: May 9 edition

Thu, 05/09/2024 - 4:37am
A closer look at five standout performances on the girls soccer field. Vote for your star of the stars.

Bobby Witt a Royal pain in the Brewers' side

Wed, 05/08/2024 - 7:35pm
The Kansas City shortstop was a one-man wrecking crew offensively in Wednesday's series closer.

Slow to expand, internet casino gambling is the future of US betting, industry execs say

Wed, 05/08/2024 - 5:15pm
Internet casino gambling is legal in only a handful of states, but the industry is convinced it is the future of betting, even as some worry about cannibalizing physical casinos.

'Great American comeback story' — Biden lauds Microsoft’s $3.3B investment in Wisconsin

Wed, 05/08/2024 - 5:06pm
The tech giant announced it plans to triple its spending to $3.3 billion over the next few years on an artificial intelligence data center in Mount Pleasant.

DOJ identifies Beloit officer who shot and killed man in confrontation

Wed, 05/08/2024 - 4:00pm
Rodenbeck, who has three years of law enforcement service, shot Michael P. Ward, 33, of Beloit.

UW-Madison officials, pro-Palestinian protesters willing to continue discussions Thursday

Wed, 05/08/2024 - 3:26pm
Protest leaders walked out of a meeting with UW-Madison officials Wednesday morning, according to a statement from the university.