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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…

Blied, Frances E.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Frances E. Blied, age 89, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at Middleton Village Nursing Home. She was born on June 24, 1925, to Frank and Nelly Blied. Frances was a lifelong Mad…

Ferris, Russell Guy

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
WAUNAKEE - Russell Guy Ferris, age 79, passed away unexpectedly after a long struggle with Parkinson's on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at Waunakee Manor.

McRaven, Jaden

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Jaden McRaven, age 18, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. He was born on Dec. 14, 1996, in Madison, the son of Jubal McRaven and Tara Frutiger. Jaden was a senior at East High S…

Rataczak, Russell "Russ" Jr.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
CAMBRIA - Russell "Russ" Rataczak Jr., age 67, of Cambria, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at St. Mary's Urgent Care Clinic in Sun Prairie.

Cady, Timothy R.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON / EVERETT, Wash. - Timothy R. Cady, age 60, of Madison formerly of Everett, Wash., passed away from a long, courageous battle with cancer on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, surrounded by his lo…

Joyce, Emmett N.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
RICHLAND CENTER - Emmett N. Joyce, age 86, of Richland Center passed away on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, surrounded by family and the caring staff at Milestone Senior Living in Cross Plains. He was…

Nelson, David L.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
STOUGHTON / MADISON - David L. Nelson, age 61, of Stoughton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at his home.

Becker, John

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
WAUPACA / MADISON - John Becker, age 84, who resided at the Veterans Home in King, Wis., passed away at the Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca, on Saturday evening, Dec. 20, 2014. John was bo…

Anchor joins Russell indexes

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:30pm
The Madison bank company held its post-bankruptcy IPO in October, making it eligible for fourth-quarter inclusion.

Downtown museum to spotlight Wisconsin science history

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:00pm
The Madison Science Museum will take residence in an MATC space early next year, with a public opening expected by fall. The museum recently got robust financial support from two gifts.

Slight chance of snow falling in Madison on Christmas Eve

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 3:00pm
There's a slight chance Madison could get some snow on Christmas Eve on Wednesday, but unless rain suddenly changes to white, there's little hope for a white Christmas this year.

Restaurant News: Longtime customers take over Otto's, promise no changes

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 2:30pm
Kamil Tanyeri recently sold Otto's, the Mediterranean and Turkish fine dining restaurant he has owned on Madison's West Side for nearly 20 years.

Suspected shoplifter tackled by store employees, police say

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 1:30pm
A man suspected of taking tools from an East Side store was tackled by store employees and held until police arrived.

Madison, state unemployment rates remain among lowest in state

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 1:15pm
November unemployment rates for Dane County and Madison continue to remain near the lowest rates in the state.