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Borquist, Pamela A.

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 2:30pm
MONROE / FITCHBURG - Pamela A. Borquist, age 44, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. Arrangements are pending. A complete obituary will appear at a later date.

Lewison, Roger D.

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 2:30pm
SPARTA - Roger D. Lewison, age 84, of Sparta, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tomah.

Frisch, Donald P.

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 2:30pm
MOUNT HOREB - Donald P. Frisch, age 84, of Mount Horeb, died on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare with family at his side.

Landmark hotel reopens and grocers expand

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 10:00am
The reopening of The Edgewater Hotel marked one of the biggest stories of 2014 but it also was a year that saw additions in the grocery market and expansions in retail.

UWPD report water main break on UW campus

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 9:45am
A water main break near Linden and Babcock Drives on the UW-Madison campus could make for hazardous walking conditions until it is repaired Monday morning, UW-Madison police report.

Two men injured after being pinned inside car in Cross Plains crash

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 8:30am
Two men were injured in a single-vehicle crash in Cross Plains after striking a tree and becoming pinned the car, the Dane County Sheriff's Office reported.

Area manufacturers, other types of businesses expand facilities, add jobs in 2014

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 8:00am
Makers of emission control systems, cancer drugs and dairy products were among the growing companies.

On Wisconsin: Optimism remains intact at the Castle Rock Inn

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 8:00am
The historic Grant County supper club was destroyed by fire but the owners are vowing to rebuild the popular spot.

Police investigating reports of gunshots fired on Far West Side

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 7:45am
Police are investigating multiple gun shots being fired on Madison's Far West Side late Saturday evening, the Madison Police Department reported.

Several shots fired in Fitchburg neighborhood, police say

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 7:45am
Several bullet casings were found after police investigated reports of shots being fired in Fitchburg late Saturday night, Fitchburg police reported.

In the Spirit: A frigid memorial service honors those whose lives often lack basic comforts

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 7:30am
The annual event remembers people who died without shelter in Dane County and elsewhere in the past year.

Plummeting temperatures on tap for south-central Wisconsin

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 7:30am
South-central Wisconsin can expect falling temperatures in the next few days, but snow to go along with the cold likely will not happen until late next week, according to forecasters.

"When what to my wondering eyes should appear ..." -- Karen Turner wins this week's You Toon caption contest

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 6:00am
Karen Turner of Verona is this week’s You Toon winner. Congrats, Karen! Her caption about beer and cheese for Santa beat out more than 130 entries. Turner wins publication of her line with tod…

Cheesy demands from Europe and record dairy profits topped 2014 ag headlines

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 6:00am
European Union's demand that U.S. cheese producers change the names of some of their products among the top stories in 2014.

State cranberry industry in survival mode

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 6:00am
The Wisconsin cranberry industry is in better position than other states to survive and improve its dominance in the market.

Dean Karlan: How to know whether a charity is worth your dollars

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 6:00am
When my sister and I were children and flew to summer camp together, our mother always asked us to call her once we arrived to let her know we landed safely.

Chris Rickert: Two UW bigwigs, two very different paths to UW

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 6:00am
Paul Chryst’s hiring might as well have been in a private, family-run company, or a dictatorship.

Sen. Ron Johnson prepares for new homeland security post, eyes 2016 reelection bid

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 6:00am
The Wisconsin Republican is set to take over as head of a key committee as he prepares for a tough reelection fight.

More leaders want to be smart on crime

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 5:59am
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, is talking about “unreasonably long sentences” that “may actually make people more likely to return to crime.”

Ron Weber: Don't believe either extreme in wolf debate

Sun, 12/28/2014 - 5:55am
WEYERHAEUSER — The recent decision by a federal judge to put the wolf back under the protection of the Endangered Species Act is a step backward for further recovery and management of the animal.