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Gary Engberg: Holiday hunt set for Southern Farmland Zone

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:57pm
The Southern Farmland's holiday hunt, which allows someone with an unfilled antlerless deer tag to hit the woods, opens Dec. 24 and runs through Jan. 1.

Badgers football: Barry Alvarez won't be 'reluctant' as interim coach this time

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:30pm
“I won’t be afraid to insert myself more,” Barry Alvarez said, referring to the Badgers’ play calling. “I think these (assistant coaches) understand if I step in. ... I kick myself now because…

Judges could face mandatory retirement age

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:00pm
Rep. Dean Knudson, R-Hudson, plans to introduce a bill that would require judges to retire at age 75. 

New year brings hope for new life -- Angie Johnson

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:00pm
I hope to be accepted to the college I want to go to in the coming year, and I hope to receive a scholarship.

Republicans can lead on climate change -- Dick Smith

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:00pm
What I’m hopeful for in 2015 is Republican congressional leadership on climate change. President Barack Obama proposed cutting greenhouse gasses with Environmental Protection Agency regulation…

My wish is for a happier 2015 -- Kalen Nichols

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:00pm
In 2015, I hope:

Politicians should listen to constituents -- Marilyn Leys

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:00pm
I hope that elected officials will return to listening to and serving all of their constituents -- no matter how they vote -- and listen at least as carefully to their constituents as they do …

Hoping for health in the new year -- Mary Briggs Pomo

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:00pm
I am hopeful for a year of good health for my sons in 2015.

Soglin should address animal cruelty -- Marianne Jackson

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:00pm
My hope for 2015 is that Madison Mayor Paul Soglin will finally have the courage to close the hideously cruel University of Wisconsin Primate Center.

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Tue, 12/23/2014 - 6:00pm
Hoping for health in the new year

Prep boys swimming: Madison Memorial a strong No. 1 in first WISCA Division 1 state rankings

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 5:23pm
Verona/Mount Horeb holds No. 4 spot in Division 1 rankings

Woman convicted in heroin death smuggled heroin to man in drug treatment, complaint states

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 5:15pm
A Juda woman who is on probation for reckless homicide in the 2008 heroin overdose death of a Madison man was charged Tuesday with smuggling heroin to a man in drug treatment in October, which…

Man gets eight year sentence for child pornography possession

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 4:45pm
A man who collected child pornography that he told police quelled urges to sexually assault children was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison.

Lunde, Richard L. "Dick"

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Richard L. "Dick" Lunde, age 87, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. He was born on Feb. 24, 1927, to Paul and Alma (Linn) Lunde. After graduating from West High School, Dick wen…

James, William L. "Bill"

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - On Dec. 5, 2014, William L. "Bill" James died. A memorial service in celebration of life will be held for Bill on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at 3 p.m. at the THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST O…

Kuemmel, Elizabeth

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
BROOKFIELD - Elizabeth Kuemmel of Brookfield died on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at age 94.

Bouchard, Laura Julia

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Laura Julia Bouchard, age 90, of Madison, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at the Four Winds Nursing Home in Verona. She was born on the family farm in Bear Creek, Wis., to Fred…

Beck, Anatole

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Anatole Beck, age 84, beloved father, husband, grandfather, brother and uncle, mathematician, and educator went unwillingly to explore infinity in the early morning of Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.

Workman, David Guy

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - David Guy Workman, age 45, passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. He was born in Chicago, Ill., on Oct. 28, 1969, the son of Claude and Betty Workman. He was ra…

Schmitt, Richard A. "Dick"

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
PLAIN - Richard A. "Dick" Schmitt, age 60, of Plain, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, due to injuries sustained in a farming accident. Dick was born on Jan. 30, 1954, the s…