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NFL: Patriots punch ticket to Super Bowl with knockout of Colts

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 4:10am
Tom Brady threw for 226 yards and three touchdowns as New England routed Indianapolis 45-7 in the AFC championship game Sunday night.

Scrapbook Jan. 19

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:00am
Scholarships: Frontier-Servco FS, of Jefferson, is offering 10 scholarships to full-time students pursuing a career in agriculture or agribusiness. Applications for the $1,500 Frontier-Servco …

Tom Oates: Too many what-ifs to count in Packers' improbable loss

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 8:30pm
SEATTLE — The “Fail Mary” game in 2012 stung the Green Bay Packers. That 20-point drubbing in this year’s opener humbled them. But it turns out those games were merely practice reps for what h…

Tom Oates grades the Packers: Green Bay earns a 'C-' in loss to Seahawks

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 8:00pm
State Journal columnist Tom Oates assesses the Packers' performance in Sunday's NFC title game vs. Seattle.

Badgers women's basketball: Rutgers pulls rank to earn Big Ten win

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 8:00pm
Though three players scored in double figures, the University of Wisconsin women’s basketball team couldn’t hang with No. 24 Rutgers, driopping a 73-63 decision in a Big Ten Conference game on…

Packers: Russell Wilson, Seahawks pull off stunning comeback

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 6:25pm
The Packers can't hold on to a 16-0 halftime lead.

Educators should lead in improving schools -- John Mutschler

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 6:00pm
Wisconsin's legislative session has opened with various plans for a school accountability law. Once again we are faced with having the wrong people involved in attempting to “improve and/or re…

Schimel doesn't stick to priority list -- Stephanie Lowden

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 6:00pm
So one of the first things Attorney General Brad Schimel does is join a lawsuit against a San Francisco law that firearms stored in one’s home must be locked.

Walker should worry about state issues -- Michael Moffatt

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 6:00pm
In the Jan. 8 jobless claims report, Wisconsin had the third highest increase in new jobless claims of all states at 7,051.

Get informed about local government -- Kurt Gutknecht

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 6:00pm
I’ve observed Fitchburg government for several years, and I am extremely disappointed by the continued erosion in civility and openness at city hall.

Cardinal Burke's comments are disturbing -- Mark Hetzel

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 6:00pm
Cardinal Burke’s recent interview is disturbing. For a Catholic Church leader to suggest that radical feminism, the emergence of women in liturgical roles, and the infusion of girl servers wer…

Around Town: It's a Hodagosaurus on ice, fear for your life

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 5:16pm
Local artist Timothy Browning set up his annual art installation Sunday on Lake Monona, and it's a dinosaur version of a Hodag.

Brewers: Report says Milwaukee set to trade Yovani Gallardo to the Texas Rangers

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 4:44pm
It's unclear what the Brewers would receive for dealing away the team's opening-day starter the past five years.

Documents: Common Core cost millions more than estimated

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 4:04pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A budget request by the Department of Public Instruction shows the cost of testing Wisconsin students over the next two years could cost millions more than originally estimated.

SOS: Where is my London airport shuttle ticket refund?

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 4:00pm
Tom Godwin accidentally bought four train tickets to ride from Heathrow Airport to London and back on vacation last September, but the transport company can't deliver on a promise to refund th…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closings and Events

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 4:00pm

Just Ask Us: Why does Madison have a committee dedicated to studying public toilets?

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 3:00pm
Homeless persons Downtown don't have any legal place to use the restroom in the evening hours.

Beals, Dr. Harold D. PhD

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 2:30pm
PLATTEVILLE - Dr. Harold D. Beals, PhD, age 83, of Platteville, died on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Manor Care Health Services, Platteville.

Eveland, James Bradford "Jim"

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 2:30pm
CUBA CITY - James Bradford "Jim" Eveland, age 85, of Cuba City, Wis., died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City surrounded by his family.

Restaurant News: Four-level bar and restaurant space on State could be yours

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 2:13pm
The landlord of the building that until recently was Diego's Mexican Bistro, admits it's going to be difficult to find a new tenant.