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La Crosse Tribune: Minnesota is winning this border battle

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 5:00am
The governors of Wisconsin and Minnesota each presented their versions of new year’s resolutions in various media interviews last week. The comparison paints a stark contrast of where the stat…

Packers: Focus turns to Cowboys as marquee playoff matchup looms

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 4:25am
Mike McCarthy had his team back on a normal game-week schedule after a three-day break last week to celebrate the new year.

Packers: Does Cowboys comeback win end playoff woes for Tony Romo?

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 4:20am
The Dallas quarterback has a history of gut-wrenching postseason failures.

Bucks: Jabari Parker has surgery on torn knee ligament

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:55am
Bucks general manager John Hammond said Monday night that Parker had surgery in New York to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament. There is no timeline for a return to basketball activity.

Brewers: GM Doug Melvin, pitcher Jimmy Nelson to headline Dugout Club's winter banquet

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:30am
The Dugout Club Winter Baseball Banquet is set for Monday, Jan. 26, at the Madison Marriott West Hotel in Middleton.

Andy Baggot: Smashing kickoff of CFP likely means expansion is coming

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:30am
First impressions, second thoughts and the third degree:

Prep Profile: Tyler Westrick, Milton

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:00am
Tyler Westrick is a 10-time letterwinner competing in football, basketball and baseball and has compiled a 2.9 GPA. His volunteer work includes assisting at youth football, basketball and base…

Prep Profile: Michelle Kraus, Milton

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 3:00am
Michelle Kraus is an eight-time letterwinner competing in cross country, basketball and track and field and has compiled a 3.728 GPA. A member of National Honor Society and "Dream Team", her v…

CDC: Flu season continues to worsen, could peak this month

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 2:00am
The flu is now widespread in all but seven states, and hospitalization rates match the dismal season two years ago.

Prep girls basketball: Top-ranked Dodgeville handles Mount Horeb

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:15pm
Sophomore guard Kara Crowley scored 16 points to lead the unbeaten, Division 4 top-ranked Dodgeville girls basketball team to a 53-41 victory over host Mount Horeb in non-conference play Monday.

Prep boys basketball: Columbus' Kyle Geiger reaches 1,000-point mark in victory over Mayville

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:15pm
Senior Kyle Geiger topped the 1,000-point career scoring mark Monday night, pouring in 27 points to lead the host Columbus boys basketball team to a 70-49 victory over Mayville.

Prep boys hockey: Two players earn hat tricks as Madison Edgewood beats Milton

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:15pm
For a while on Monday night, the Milton boys hockey team was tied with Badger South Conference leader Madison Edgewood.

Gary Engberg: Bald Eagle Watching Days approaching

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:08pm
MAZOMANIE -- Volunteers from the Ferry Bluff Eagle Council have been out counting eagles at roosting sites along the Wisconsin River and the surrounding area since Dec. 1.

Prep football: Parker coach Eric Skrzypchak steps down after three seasons

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 10:00pm
Eric Skrzypchak has resigned after three seasons as varsity head coach at Janesville Parker High School to focus more time on his teaching job and his family.

Epic draws on literature greats for its next expansion

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 10:00pm
VERONA -- After recent expansions with farm and wizard themes, medical software giant Epic Systems is turning to literature for its latest novel idea.

Badgers football: Joe Rudolph in line to be UW offensive coordinator

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:00pm
Sources say the ex-Badger was in Madison Monday to discuss a return to UW after three years with Paul Chryst at Pittsburgh.

Tom Oates: Packers' improved rush defense to be tested by Cowboys

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:30pm
GREEN BAY — Yard by yard, play by play and game by game this season, the Green Bay Packers have worked to shoot down the perception that their defense can’t function at a championship level.

Prep boys swimming: Madison Memorial, Monona Grove remain on top in state rankings

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:45pm
Monona Grove holds No. 1 spot in Division 2 rankings

Republican Congress not connecting the dots -- Mary Power

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 6:00pm
The State Journal reported Sunday that the Republican-run Congress will be working vigorously to repeal Obama's Affordable Care Act.

Governors don't make the best presidents -- Mark K. Allen

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 6:00pm
I disagree with the common wisdom that a governor’s executive experience will make him or her a more successful president.