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School Spotlight: Waunakee students get early start on reading

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 2:00pm
Parents and students cozy up in the library before school to read.

Fatal Windsor farm accident victim identified

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 1:45pm
The victim of a fatal farm machinery accident in the town of Windsor on Saturday has been identified as Richard Schmitt, 60, of Plain.

Trudy Rubin: Here are ways you can help Mideast, elsewhere

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 1:00pm
Readers often ask how they can help address some of the humanitarian tragedies I write about, including the impact of the Syrian civil war and the savagery of ISIS, which have produced floods …

Education, youth projects go hand in hand

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 1:00pm
American Printing's Community Connections Team surveyed its 60 employees to determine what projects were of most interest. Education and youth received the most votes and became the focus of v…

Numerous thefts from vehicles reported across south Madison

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 12:15pm
Christmas is a time for giving but also apparently a time for stealing, especially from vehicles in Madison.

Badgers men's basketball: UW drops to No. 6 in AP poll

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:45am
Kentucky stays at No. 1, followed by Duke, Arizona, Louisville, Virginia and UW.

Fired Milwaukee cop not charged in fatal shooting

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:30am
A white Milwaukee police officer who was fired after he fatally shot a mentally ill black man in April won't face criminal charges.

Arthur Nizza named new leader of Meriter-UnityPoint Health

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:00am
Arthur Nizza, a hospital president in Poughkeepsie, New York, has been named president and chief executive officer of Meriter-UnityPoint Health.

State home sales fall in November while median sales price rises again

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:45am
Existing home sales were down 6 percent year-over-year, with median sales price up by almost the same factor.

Area teachers become nationally certified

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 9:45am
A dozen Madison-area teachers have achieved national certification in their respective disciplines, joining over 4,000 teachers nationwide to get certified in 2014.

Explosion in Sauk County was intentional; no charges filed

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 9:15am
A large explosion on Saturday in Sauk County was intentional, with nobody hurt and no charges filed, authorities reported.

Give yourself good emotional health for Christmas

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 9:00am
Christmas can be hard on the emotions, with all the hustle and bustle of family and friends and presents and food and drink, but there are things you can do to make the holiday less stressful.

House fire in Janesville just training

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:15am
If you see a house on fire near downtown Janesville on Monday, don't call 911.

Bob Van Enkenvoort: Christmas Clubs showed importance of saving

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:00am
The checks came from the State Bank of De Pere. Adorned with cardinals, fir trees with strings of lights, and ornaments and other small, furry forest creatures, they were mailed in December ri…

Green Bay Press-Gazette: Require detectors in ice rinks

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:00am
More than 80 people were taken to hospitals on Dec. 13 after they were sickened by carbon monoxide poisoning at a Lake Delton ice rink.

Cynthia Tucker: Cuban embargo is way past its usefulness

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:30am
It’s about time that a U.S. president had the courage and common sense to end our ridiculous policy toward Cuba. It was a relic of the Cold War, an outdated strategy that accomplished absolute…

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram: Walker's Vegas visits illustrate a broken system

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 5:45am
The phrase “follow the money” was made famous during the Watergate scandal in the 1970s that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.

Doug Moe: A consumer advocate for the ages

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 5:30am
A decade after his death, former consumer reporter Bob Richards is still helping others through an internship in his name.

Hidden Wildcat Mountain State Park invests in attracting cross-country skiers

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 5:30am
Wildcat Mountain State Park is touting its great scenic outlooks to attract winter ski visitors.

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