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Doug Moe: A country veterinarian's lasting impressions

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:30am
Bill Stork writes about sunrises, yellow labs, cows giving birth and the farmers who know those cows by name.

Classic recipe: Spanish baked fish

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:00am
This week's recipe won second place in the State Journal's fish category in 1969 and was submitted by Mrs. Robert Funk of Sun Prairie.

Badgers football: Virginia cornerback commits, report says

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:30am
The University of Wisconsin has received a verbal commitment from T.J. Griffin, a cornerback from Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia, according to Scout.com.

Basement fire injures East Side homeowner, kills 6 cats

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:15am
An Acewood Boulevard basement fire injured one, killed six cats and caused $75,000 in structure damages.

Badgers men's basketball: Rematch with UWGB marks one-year anniversary of Frank Kaminsky's surprising rise

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:45am
It’s fitting the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team will host UW-Green Bay on the one-year anniversary of Frank Kaminsky’s program-record scoring performance.

Badgers volleyball: Numbers don't show it, but outside hitter Ellen Chapman having a big season

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:30am
Few people admire a good spreadsheet more than Kelly Sheffield, who’s prone to poring over detailed statistical breakdowns to divine any possible advantages for his University of Wisconsin vol…

Brewers: Zach Duke signs $15 million, 3-year deal with White Sox

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:20am
The lefty flourished in his lone season with Milwaukee in 2014, going 5-1 with a 2.45 ERA in a career-high 74 appearances.

Prep boys cross country: Madison West's Olin Hacker earns boys all-area Runner of the Year honor

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:00am
Olin Hacker knew a second consecutive individual victory at the WIAA Division 1 state cross country meet would cement his legacy as one of the state’s elite distance runners.

Badgers men's basketball: Defense gets first big test against UW-Green Bay's Keifer Sykes

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:00am
The guard torched UW for 32 points in the Badgers' three-point victory against the Phoenix last season.

Prep girls basketball: Poynette sinks 13 long balls to outrun Marshall

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:15pm
The Poynette and Marshall girls basketball teams hit the ground running Tuesday night.

Bucks: Victory over Knights provides first over .500 record in more than a year

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:00pm
MILWAUKEE — Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points, and the rebuilding Milwaukee Bucks climbed above .500 for the first time in more than a year by fending off the New York Knicks for a 117-113 victory …

Madison City Council rejects mayor's proposed budget changes

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 10:15pm
Council members raise concerns about how process unfolded after it passed the budget last week.

E-cigarette ban not about health -- Russ Rataczak

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:00pm
This was never about smoking, was it?

Hybrids shouldn't have to pay more -- Steve Tenney

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:00pm
Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb says the average driver will pay $27 a year under his proposal of new gas taxes. So my small SUV is going to cost an additional $…

The working homeless need more help -- Eunice Gibson

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:00pm
Tuesday's guest column by Dave Glomp, "Deal with root causes of homelessness in Madison," makes some good points. His suggestions for better addiction and mental health treatment are good, and…

Raising the minimum wage would help all -- Art Naebig

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:00pm
One hundred years ago, in 1914, Henry Ford doubled his factory workers' wages to an unprecedented $5 a day because he correctly assumed he could make and sell more cars if more people could af…

Like unions, campaign money corrupts -- Allan Wessel

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:00pm
Jay Ambrose's column in Sunday's paper, "Walker was right to fight public unions," makes some good points about our political system.

Be sure budget serves state, not governor -- Gene Bier

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 6:00pm
I hope Republican legislators in the Wisconsin Assembly and Senate take their time and look closely at the budget Gov. Scott Walker puts in front of them.

Madison eyes three developers for affordable housing funds

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:45pm
Resolution proposing loaning up to $3 million to Maple Grove Commons, Tennyson ridge and Union Corners developments.

Cold snap is all good for ski resorts

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 5:30pm
The blast of frigid temperatures has allowed ski areas to make piles of snow and open earlier than usual.