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Badgers men's hockey: Loss to Colorado College drops UW to 0-7

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:20pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — An opportunity for the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team to ease its early-season misery seemed to present itself Friday night.

Bucks: Milwaukee "embarrassed" by lopsided defeat in Toronto

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:15pm
TORONTO — The Milwaukee Bucks were quickly brought back down to earth Friday night.

USHL: Daniel Willett scores game-winner in shootout, Capitols edge Gamblers

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:15pm
Daniel Willett scored the lone shootout goal as the Madison Capitols edged the Green Bay Gamblers 5-4 in a United States Hockey League game Friday at the Dane County Coliseum.

Prep girls basketball: Cassidy Byrd scores 23 to lead DeForest past La Follette

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:15pm
The host DeForest girls basketball team, last season’s WIAA Division 2 state runner-up, opened its season with a 67-35 victory over Madison La Follette on Friday.

Badgers volleyball: Sweep moves UW to brink of Big Ten Conference title

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:30pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The University of Wisconsin volleyball team moved a step closer to its first Big Ten Conference championship since 2001 with a sweep of Ohio State on Friday night, extending t…

Man displays gun, robs Odana Road Klinke Cleaners

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:45pm
A man with a handgun robbed a Klinke Cleaners on Odana Road on Friday night, police said.

Badgers women's hockey: No. 3 UW extends win streak against St. Cloud to 21

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00pm
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The No. 3 University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team wasted little time dispensing with the drama.

Auto racing: Track owner mulling offers to sell MIS

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:00pm
Track owner Terry Kunes is mulling at least four offers to sell Madison International Speedway.

Man killed in Elk Grove Township farming accident

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:45pm
A man was killed in a farming accident at an Amish farm in Elk Grove Township Friday. 

Oversell tickets to get students to game on time -- Jim Sadowski

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:00pm
For years, I’ve been watching the sold-out student section at Camp Randall take until the end of the first half to fill up. It doesn’t matter if the opponent is Nebraska, Ohio State or Delawar…

The leaf man has not cometh -- Jerry Minnich

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:00pm
Leaf man, leaf man,

Badgers made game extra special -- Hillarie Higgins

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:00pm
The Wisconsin Badgers are fantastic entertainment. Last Saturday's football game was no exception. Wow!

Attempted murder charge filed in Nov. 10 West Side shooting

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:00pm
One man was charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide and another faces a first-degree reckless endangerment charge for a shooting last week on Madison's West Side during an app…

Tech and Biotech: UW students win a national contest for colorizing 3D printing; Wisconsin ranks 25th on Milken's tech index

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:30pm
Spectrom takes first prize in the Collegiate Inventors Competition.

Developers propose lower-income housing on South Side

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:00pm
Proposed project would deliver 36 apartments for those with lower incomes at West Broadway and Fayette avenues. 

Town of Madison asks court to overturn county approval of day shelter for homeless

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:00pm
In a lawsuit filed late Thursday, the town of Madison called the procedure used to locate a day shelter for the homeless in the town "unfair" and asked a Dane County judge to reverse the decision.

On the Capitol: Grover Norquist touts Scott Walker for president

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:45pm
Another politician has a story about a run-in with a cabinet.

Outdoors: Snow can be useful to Wisconsin's deer hunters

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:30pm
Before there were trail cameras, there was snow.

Patrick Durkin: Hauling deer's a drag, but there are no shortcuts

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:30pm
If we could compile a list of Wisconsin hunters who have died while hauling deer from the woods in recent seasons, I’m sure it would exceed the 25 who died from gunshots the past 15 years.

Badgers women's soccer: UW falls to Central Florida in NCAA second-round match

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 4:20pm
UCF opens a 2-0 lead and holds on to beat the Badgers 3-2 in Tallahassee, Fla.