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Nilsson, Ernest Leroy

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Ernest Leroy Nilsson, also known as "Whitey," "Ernie" and "Leroy," a lifelong resident of Madison, a graduate West High, and senior agent at MassMutual, passed away on Saturday, Dec.…

Sprecher, Virginia H.

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:30pm
SAUK CITY - Virginia H. Sprecher, age 94, died on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie.

Pellitteri, Hazel Marie

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Hazel Marie Pellitteri, age 90, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg.

Evans, Randy R.

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:30pm
SAUK PRAIRIE - Randy R. Evans, age 54, died on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital. He was born in Madison on May 5, 1960, the son of Robert and Maureen (Vaughn) Evans.

Ray, Beatrice S. "Bea"

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:30pm
RIO - Beatrice S. "Bea" Ray, age 96, of Rio, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 4, 2014, at At Home Again Assisted Living in Rio.

Christianson, William L. "Chris"

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:30pm
LANCASTER - William L. "Chris" Christianson, age 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by his children and followed His Savior home on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. He was born on the Christianson fam…

Strander, Darlene A. "Dar"

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 3:30pm
LODI - For those whose lives were touched by Darlene we know we'll never be the same. Surrounded at home by many who loved her and holding her husband's hand in a peaceful stillness, Dar took …

Rain and snow showers likely but no accumulation expected

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:55pm
A gloomy Monday could get wet and a little white in Madison.

2 dozen cited after Wisconsin house party

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:37pm
DARLINGTON, Wis. (AP) — A big house party in the small town of Darlington this weekend resulted in two dozen teenagers and young adults cited, mostly for underage drinking.

Smoking by adults in Wisconsin hits all-time low

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:00pm
Fewer adults in Wisconsin are smoking than ever before, according to results from a survey released Monday.

GOP just trying to undermine Obama -- Richard Althouse

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 1:42pm
The mostly-white Republican leadership in Washington conspired to make Democratic President Barack Obama -- our first black president -- a one-term president. GOP leaders have been relentless …

Badgers men's basketball: UW drops to No. 5 in AP poll

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 1:15pm
Kentucky stays at No. 1, followed by Duke, Arizona, Louisville and UW.

Huge house party busted in Darlington, 24 cited, most for underage drinking

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 1:00pm
A house party the likes of Darlington has never seen before was raided by police early Sunday, with 24 teens and young adults cited, mostly for underage drinking.

Cap Times folds 77 Square into Wednesday paper

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 12:45pm
The Cap Times will expand, but 77 Square will cease publication. 

Shots heard on East Side, no evidence found

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 12:30pm
Gun shots reportedly were heard on the city's East Side Friday night, but no evidence was found of any gun activity.

Officer heard shots fired near East Side house party

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 12:15pm
A Madison police officer heard gun shots and saw people scattering early Sunday morning on the East Side, but there were no immediate reports of injuries, property damage or anyone claiming to…

Association has ushered libraries through years of change

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 12:00pm
The Wisconsin Library Association was formed in 1891.

Packers: Reports say Brett Favre coming to Green Bay Monday, but unclear if he will attend game against Falcons

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:45am
ESPN's Chris Mortenson was the first to report on Favre's return in this story that cited sources saying said he would attend a tribute to Hall of Famer Bart Starr that will benefit a boys ranch.

Man robbed at gunpoint on Southwest Side, police say

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:30am
A Madison man walking on a Southwest Side street Sunday night was robbed at gunpoint, giving up his back pack as well as his money.