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Two Amish buggies rear-ended, Amish farmer dies in accident in Lafayette County

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:35pm
The Amish community in Lafayette County is mourning the death of a 22-year-old farmer from Cuba City who was killed when he was run over by a horse-drawn manure spreader. 

Tom Still: A Thanksgiving appeal to the great techie in The Cloud

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:30pm
A techie’s Thanksgiving prayer to the Great CIO in the Sky.

Badgers cross country: Men's, women's teams finish in 10th place at NCAA championships

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:00pm
SEELYVILLE, Ind. – One program came into Saturday’s NCAA cross country championships angling to retain its place among the nation’s elite. Another came with the aim to regain that standing.

Support workers by staying home -- Monte Knetter

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:00pm
The beauty of the free market is that it gives the customer what they want. The problem with the free market is what we want is often not good. We may want to shop around the clock, but doing …

Ambrose column was propaganda for Walker -- Henry St. Maurice

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:00pm
I was disappointed to see Jay Ambrose’s column, “Walker was right to fight public unions," on the cover of the Opinion section last Sunday.

Walker already has a 'calling' -- Pastor Brent Christianson

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:00pm
Gov. Scott Walker is using religious and theological language to address his possible run for the presidency. He speaks of a "calling."

Don't punish drivers with light carbon footprint -- Jane Licht

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:00pm
The state Department of Transportation wants to slap us owners of hybrid and electric cars with a huge tax surcharge.

Will GOP tax feet next? -- Tom Clark

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:00pm
I agree with the letter in the Wednesday's Wisconsin State Journal, "Hybrids shouldn't have to pay more." I think all vehicles should pay a $50 fee so all electric and fuel cell vehicles can c…

Walker hurt state's job growth -- Brent Odell

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:00pm
I hope everyone read the article "How much of post-recession job growth due to state?" on Thursday's Business page.

Badgers football: Melvin Gordon carries UW to victory over Iowa

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:00pm
Gordon rushes 31 times for 200 yards and two touchdowns for the Badgers, who are one win away from a trip to the Big Ten title game.

NCAA Division III football: Whitewater cruises past Macalester and into second round

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:30pm
It didn’t take long for the UW-Whitewater football team to set the tone in its NCAA Division III first-round playoff game against Macalester College.

Jerry Davis: Hunters open fire as deer season opens in Wisconsin

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:20pm
Thick fog blanketed the region for Wisconsin's nine-day opener, then cleared in places, but got considerably worse at midday.

Outdoors: Wisconsin's nine-day gun deer hunt opens without incident

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:45pm
Department of Natural Resources officials said they had received no immediate reports of accidental shootings or other injuries on the opening day of the state's nine-day gun deer hunt.

Olson, Julia Belle (Koster)

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Julia Belle Olson, age 102, of Madison, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at The Villa at Middleton Village Nursing Home.

O'Connor, Timothy J.

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm
MADISON / SUN PRAIRIE - Timothy J. O'Connor of Madison passed away on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, after a determined battle with cancer. Tim was born on Sept. 10, 1949, in Chicago, the son of Dav…

Klein, Mary Jo

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm
MCALLEN, Texas - Mary Jo Klein went home to her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, surrounded by the love of her family and friends.

Schutte, Sara Ann (Hill)

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Sara Ann "Sally" (Hill) Schutte, age 86, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg.

Aberg, Robert Kenneth

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Robert Kenneth Aberg, age 84, died at Heartland Country Village in Black Earth on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, after a long illness. He was born on Oct. 11, 1930.

Gauper, Glen Alden

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm
STOUGHTON - Glen Alden Gauper, age 89, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

Wood, Shirley M.

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:30pm
MADISON / DEFOREST - Shirley M. Wood, age 84, passed away on Sept. 23, 2014. A private family funeral was held. The wonderful memories, family history and new friends that Shirley left us with…