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Free college is not an empty promise -- Jane Licht

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 6:00pm
I disagree with Steven Durlauf's column in last Sunday's State Journal. President Barack Obama’s call for free tuition for two years of college is most certainly not an empty promise.

Long-term thinking might solve problems -- Mike Wolf

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 6:00pm
Many folks look at our world through the prism of conservative vs. liberal or Republican vs. Democrat. We might better understand our problems if we see them as a matter of short-term thinking…

God should send Walker an eclipse -- Kurt Stege

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 6:00pm
I’m not entirely satisfied to learn from our governor that he will wait until he hears from God before deciding whether to run for president. The clear implication, if he makes a formal announ…

Tuition was a wise investment for society -- Robert Clifford

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 6:00pm
In 1981, I earned a degree from Madison Area Technical College. My tuition for the two-year program was about $2,000, which was paid for with federal grant money.

Mayor for life plastered on billboard in this week's cartoon caption contest

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 5:30pm
Madison’s ‘mayor for life’ plastered on billboard

Kochanowski, Roy

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Roy Kochanowski, age 86, passed away on Jan. 25, 2015. Arrangements are pending.

Sgroi, Josephine

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
MADISON / POYNETTE - Josephine Sgroi, age 93, passed away on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Meadowmere in Madison.

Henning, Betty Ann

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
OREGON - Betty Ann Henning, age 80, of Oregon, formerly of Oswego, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at Agrace HospiceCare in Madison. She was born on Jan. 24, 1934, the daughter of…

Meier, Donna L.

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Donna L. Meier, age 82, passed away on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Madison. She was born on Sept. 16, 1932, in Madison, the daughter of Elmer and Gladys (Clemans) Beale.

Levy, Victor J.

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Victor J. Levy, age 83, died at Manor Care Health Services in Sunnyvale, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, from extended health issues.

Gotzion, Dean R.

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
DEERFIELD / SUN PRAIRIE - Dean R. Gotzion, age 81, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Madison, Wis., the son of Steven F. and Evelyn Gotzion.…

James, Margaret Ann

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Margaret Ann James, age 88, of Madison, passed away at Oakwood Village West on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.

Strand, Trygve A.

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
DAYTON / DeFOREST - Trygve A. Strand, age 67, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at his home in DeForest. He was born on Dec. 10, 1947, in Madison, the son of Trygve and Vir…

Webendorfer, Lillian Mary

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Lillian Mary Webendorfer, of Mount Vernon, N.Y., passed away peacefully in Madison after a short illness on Jan. 5, 2015. Her husband, Henry Columbus Webendorfer of Beaver…

Lord, Richard E.

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
DANE - Richard E. Lord, age 83, made his peace with the Lord and said goodbye to his family on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.

Huiras, Marlyn "Marly"

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
DODGEVILLE / MADISON - Marly was born on April 24, 1934, near Springfield, Minn., and died unexpectedly of natural causes on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at his home near Dodgeville, Wis.

Popp, Raymond Julian

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
LONE ROCK / McFARLAND - Raymond Julian Popp, age 74, passed away on Jan. 20, 2015, at the VA Hospice Center in Madison, after a brief battle with cancer. The family would like to thank the sta…

Irvin, Donajo

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
POYNETTE - Donajo Irvin joined the angels choir on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. She filled our lives with love, laughter, and music.

Punswick, Carl C.

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 2:30pm
OREGON - Carl C. Punswick, age 90, entered Eternal Life on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Please share your memories at www.CressFuneralService.com.