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Executive Q&A: Georgia Roeming's Geo Group translates for some of Wisconsin's biggest companies

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 8:00am
Founded in 1991, the company provides live interpreting and translation of documents, ads and websites.

Single-vehicle crash in Walworth County kills Madison man

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:35am
A 58-year-old Madison man died after his car left the roadway and struck a tree on U.S. Highway 12 Friday afternoon.

In the Spirit: Middleton attorneys, acting on their faith, launch free legal clinic

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:30am
The clinic, based at Global Presence Ministries in Monona, will become available to the general public on Jan. 23.

Relatively mild holiday week on tap for south-central Wisconsin

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:30am
South-central Wisconsin residents can expect a relatively quiet Christmas holiday week, with periods of light snow possible almost every day.

Just Read It | Jim Landwehr

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:00am
Just Read It is a regular feature in which the State Journal seeks recommendations from authors, literary enthusiasts and experts, focused on the contributor’s particular genre of expertise.

Children offer helping hands with letters

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:00am
Children and teens display depths of compassion through their “Helping Hands” letters, including those featured here out of several hundred received by the Wisconsin State Journal.

Madison Ballet gives 'Nutcracker' a makeover

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:00am
Fresh costumes, lighting and choreography add new sparkle.

'Weird' suits author just fine

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 7:00am
Amy Dupire grows quiet when asked what genre she considers her writing.

More than $225,000 in donations help provide Christmas toys for area children in need

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:31am
You can help again this year by contributing to the Empty Stocking Club.

Donations provide Christmas toys for a record 12,387 area children

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:30am
The Holiday Toy Depot was a scene of organized chaos as thousands of parents passed through the distribution hall at the Alliant Energy Center, checked in, selected gifts and checked out, all …

Health Sense: Fitchburg nonprofit raising money for ALS research

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:00am
Barbara and Stephen Byer of Fitchburg, who lost their son to ALS, are raising money for research on a new type of experimental drug for the neurodegenerative disease.

On Wisconsin: Quasars and nebulas all seen from his handmade telescopes

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:00am
Dave Kriege retired from dentistry to pursue another passion -- building large deep-sky telescopes.

'Tissue chips' could replace animal studies, UW-Madison researchers say

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 6:00am
Drugs that seem safe in animal studies are sometimes found to be harmful in humans.

Lessons from Lincoln's last Christmas

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:45am
Abraham Lincoln got an early Christmas present 150 years ago this week.

Educators: Sticking with Common Core for now

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:45am
Ahead of a new legislative session beginning in January, Republican lawmakers have revived a call to repeal the standards that were adopted in 2010, but are backing off of calling for a full repeal.

The Common Core State Standards: How did we get here?

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:40am
The math and language benchmarks can be traced back to the seminal "A Nation at Risk."

Jaimes Johnson: Grassroots efforts can fight racial disparities

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:30am
The key to addressing complex issues is to take a grass-roots approach, and to cast a wide net.

Utter mendacity on Sherman's march -- State Journal editorial from 150 years ago

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:30am
This State Journal editorial was published on Dec. 22, 1864, one day after Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman had successfully marched his troops through Georgia, capturing the port of Savanna…

Mitch Henck: Madison follies abound Downtown

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:30am
It was amusing as well as disturbing to read last week in Bill Novak’s piece in the State Journal that two homeless men were caught trying to sleep on the second floor of the City-County Building.

Doug Moe: Coming to grips with The Clapper

Sun, 12/21/2014 - 5:30am
One of the most wonderfully stupid retail products ever makes a comeback.