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Dresen, Helen Eva

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:30pm
CROSS PLAINS - Helen Eva Dresen left this world on her terms, following beautiful Christmas and New Year festivities with family and friends. Born on May 22, 1921, she was the last surviving s…

Langlois, Valerie Mary

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Valerie Mary Langlois, age 61, passed away peacefully from complications related to Alzheimer's disease on Jan. 3, 2015. She was born on July 5, 1953, to John and Joan Rango in Racin…

Knudson, Helen M.

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Helen M. Knudson, age 95, of Madison, died on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at Chamomile Assisted Living with her loving family at her side.

Heimann, Jean Eleanor

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:30pm
WAUNAKEE - Jean Eleanor Heimann, age 87, of Waunakee, Wis., passed away on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at the Waunakee Manor Healthcare Center.

Horton, David Lee "Hook"

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:30pm
OAK CREEK - David Lee "Hook" Horton found peace on Jan. 5, 2015, at the age of 73.

Hurd, Russell H.

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:30pm
PORTAGE - Russell H. Hurd, age 92, died on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at Divine Savior Hospital, in Portage, Wis.

State bankers groups merge

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:00pm
Community Bankers of Wisconsin will join with, and take the name of, the Wisconsin Bankers Association.

Boys & Girls Club to expand Taft Street location

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:45pm
A $625,000 donation will expand the space, and add new administration offices.

Man arrested at Inaugural Ball after touching woman, headbutting man

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:30pm
An unruly Madison man marred Gov. Scott Walker's Inaugural Ball on Monday when he touched a woman inappropriately and headbutted a man.

Alliant Energy seeks buyer for Cassville power plant site

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:30pm
The coal-fired Nelson Dewey power plant will be turned off by the end of 2015.

Area new vehicle sales take big December leap

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:32pm
Sales were up by double digits throughout the south-central Wisconsin region, including Dane County.

Mazomanie shooting death garners 20 years behind bars

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 1:15pm
A man who admitted to shooting his girlfriend to death in her Mazomanie home last year was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison.

Madison's director of Planning, Community and Economic Development to leave for East Coast position

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 12:30pm
Steve Cover to leave for top-level planning job in Arlington County, Virginia.

Badgers men's basketball preview: No. 4 UW vs. Purdue

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 12:15pm
The Badgers (14-1, 2-0 Big Ten) play host to the Boilermakers (10-5, 2-0) at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Kohl Center.

Packers: 300 standing-room-only tickets available for Sunday's game

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 12:00pm
The Green Bay Packers say they will make 300 standing-room-only tickets available for Sunday's NFL playoff game against Dallas at Lambeau Field.

Police: Photo released of Lake Delton Walmart bomb threat suspect

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 9:30am
Lake Delton police have released a surveillance video image of a man believed to have made a bomb threat while trying to rob the local Walmart Superstore.

Monroe man arrested on drug dealing charges

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 8:30am
A Monroe man was arrested Monday for allegedly dealing cocaine, following a lengthy police investigation into area drug activity.

Slippery roads causing plenty of runoffs in area

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 8:05am
It didn't take a lot of snow to cause traffic headaches Tuesday morning in the Madison area.

Chris Rickert: A new way for neighbors to stay in the loop — if not always in the know

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 5:45am
Neighborhood goings-on are great. They're just not always as immediately important as work, dinner, childcare or watching reruns of “30 Rock”.

Laura Menefee: Court right to stop wolf hunting in Wisconsin

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 5:00am
The recent federal court ruling returning endangered species status to wolves in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota indicates the United States Fish and Wildlife Service was premature in removi…