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Gary Engberg: Try fishing the open water for walleyes in Prairie du Sac

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 9:46pm
Hardy anglers have fished the open water below the dams on the Wisconsin River for years. The river’s flowing water allows anglers to fish from the dam to the Highway 60 Bridge and farther dow…

Bucks: Minus LeBron, Cavaliers no match for Milwaukee

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 8:45pm
CLEVELAND — Brandon Knight scored 26 points Wednesday night and the Milwaukee Bucks led most of the way in a 96-80 win over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers, who played without LeBron Jame…

Badgers men's hockey: Coach Mike Eaves says he's been through tougher times at UW

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 7:30pm
The Badgers take a 1-10-1 record into their weekend series against fifth-ranked Michigan Tech.

Four developers want a shot at the old Garver Feed Mill property

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:00pm
Four developers want to build housing for the elderly, diverse rental units, an agriculture and food production center or an "event" center on the old Garver Feed Mill property on Madison's ne…

Madison Nordic Ski Club offers free lessons

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 5:00pm
If there is snow, there will be free ski lessons starting next week in Madison.

Badgers men's basketball: A quick read on UW's win over Penn State

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 4:35pm
Sophomore forward Nigel Hayes earns Player of the Game honors with 21 points on 7-for-9 shooting from the field.

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 3:38pm
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:

High stakes in high court race as Ann Walsh Bradley runs to keep her seat

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 3:00pm
A win by Rock County Circuit Judge James Daley would add another jurist to the conservative majority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Cold and clear to start new year

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 2:55pm
It'll be a cold night when the calendar rolls to 2015 in Madison, with temperatures falling to the low teens and strong winds making it feel a lot colder.

Haadem, Anna F.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 2:30pm
MOUNT HOREB / DALEYVILLE - Anna F. Haadem, age 103, of Mount Horeb/Daleyville, Wis., died on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at Ingleside Nursing Home.

Kaltenberg, Karen (Bollig)

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 2:30pm
SUN PRAIRIE / COTTAGE GROVE - Karen (Bollig) Kaltenberg, age 58, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at her home in Cottage Grove, after a courageous battle with brain cancer.

Powell, Lawrence R.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 2:30pm
TOMAH - Lawrence R. Powell, age 78, of Tomah, Wis., passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, surrounded by family at the Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Wis.

Capper, Audrey A.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 2:30pm
LODI - Audrey A. Capper, age 90, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at Lodi Good Samaritan Society.

Poarch, Jerry F.

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 2:30pm
MOUNT HOREB - Jerry F. Poarch, age 68, of Mount Horeb and formerly of Corsicana, Texas, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at his home, with his family by his side.

Thielke, Joseph "Joe"

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Joseph "Joe" Thielke, age 58, of Madison, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at his home.

McFall, Deborah Ann

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Deborah Ann McFall, age 64, of Madison, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare. She was born on July 7, 1950, in Madison, the daughter of Robert and Marian (Kim…

Badgers men's basketball: UW opens Big Ten season with big win over Penn State

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 2:20pm
Nigel Hayes scores 21 points and Frank Kaminsky has 18 points and 14 rebounds in an 89-72 victory at the Kohl Center.

Wisconsin saw far fewer GED graduates in 2014

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 2:15pm
The number of Wisconsinites who received a GED plummeted by 92 percent this year, in part due to more rigorous standards and an increase in testing fees.

Police search for car theft suspect on North Side

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 1:00pm
A man who stole a car being warmed up Wednesday morning is being sought by police after he abandoned the car on the city's North Side, authorities reported.

Strong winds to make for frigid New Year's Eve

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 10:45am
If you are in Madison celebrating the new year Wednesday night, it would be best to do it inside.