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Man killed cutting down tree in Iowa County

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:30am
A man from Honduras was killed Monday while cutting down a tree in Iowa County.

Classic recipe: Chicago Italian beef

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:00am
This week's recipe received honorable mention in the State Journal's meat category in 1985 and was submitted by Betty Zimmerman of Marshall.

In Season: Pomegranate

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 7:00am
The sweet/tart seeded fruit has gained in popularity in the past decade.

Cooks' Exchange: Delicious memories of waiting for Santa

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 6:45am
Twas the night before Christmas … about 70 years ago when I was only 7 and still believed in Santa Claus. There were only a few things left to do before going upstairs to bed that night, hopin…

Wisconsin principal on leave after 3rd DUI arrest

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 6:19am
OREGON, Wis. (AP) — The principal of a Madison-area high school is on administrative leave after her third arrest on suspicion of drunken driving in the past month.

Odd Wisconsin: Immigrant children feared Christmas elves

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 5:45am
Folklorist Charles E. Brown (1872-1946) collected stories from our immigrant ancestors about Christmas traditions they brought from the Old Country.

'Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus'

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 5:45am
In 1897, the New York Sun received a letter from a girl, Virginia O’Hanlon, asking if Santa Claus exists. It is probably the most famous letter to the editor ever published. Francis P. Church …

Doug Moe: Richard Wiegel's musical half century

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 5:30am
It tells you plenty about Richard Wiegel that when the Grateful Dead took the stage on that April day in 1970, at the Sound Storm festival outside Poynette, Wiegel and his band, the Bowery Boy…

Packers: Injured, ill Aaron Rodgers plans to be ready for Lions

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:15am
Assuming the quarterback does play, it's unclear how the illness and calf strain might affect his mobility for Sunday's NFC North showdown.

Packers: Suspension of Lions’ Dominic Raiola upheld, will miss Sunday's NFC North showdown

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:10am
Raiola was suspended one game without pay on Monday for stepping on the ankle of Chicago Bears defensive tackle Ego Ferguson.

Prep boys swimming outlook: Madison Memorial, Monona Grove will be tough to beat

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 4:00am
The Spartans are going for a fourth consecutive Division 1 state title; Monona Grove hopes to unseat Madison Edgewood, the 2014 Division 2 state champ.

Badgers men's basketball: Backup center Vitto Brown working through growing pains

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:45am
It’s not easy for sophomore center Vitto Brown to get minutes behind preseason All-American Frank Kaminsky.

1 dead after 3 fall through ice in Dodge County

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:15pm
The three men were riding ATVs when they fell through the ice. At 6:13 p.m. Dodge County dispatch was alerted of the incident and multiple fire, medical and law enforcement agencies were sent …

Prep boys basketball: Middleton erases late 10-point deficit to beat Monona Grove

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:15pm
With less than 3 minutes to play, things didn’t look so good for the Middleton boys basketball team.

Prep girls basketball: Emma Roenneburg sharp as Adams-Friendship pulls away from Reedsburg

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:15pm
REEDSBURG — Adams-Friendship senior forward Emma Roenneburg proved to be a matchup problem of the worst kind for Reedsburg Tuesday night.

Prep girls basketball: Kateri Trilling's fast start helps Verona stop Madison Edgewood

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:15pm
Senior Kateri Trilling scored 13 of her 19 points in the first quarter Tuesday night to lead the Verona girls basketball team to a 55-53 non-conference victory over host Madison Edgewood.

Prep sports: William Kemnitz comes up big for McFarland boys hockey team

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:15pm
Senior William Kemnitz delivered three goals and two assists Tuesday night to lead the McFarland boys hockey team to a 5-0 non-conference victory over host Beaver Dam.

Bucks: Big third quarter spurs Hornets to victory at Bradley Center

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 11:00pm
MILWAUKEE — Too many turnovers caused the Milwaukee Bucks to turn over a winnable game Tuesday night.

Water Utility Board approves rate increase

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 9:30pm
The rate increase must be approved by the state's Public Service Commission before it can take effect.

Badgers football: Utah prep quarterback Austin Kafentzis affirms commitment to UW

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 7:30pm
Twenty months after originally committing to the University of Wisconsin and 20 days before he plans to arrive on campus, Austin Kafentzis reaffirmed his future with the Badgers.