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Books for Cooks selections 1999-2014

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:30am
This is a list of most of the books that have been read by the Books for Cooks book club since it was founded in 1999. The group has kept track of all but about a half dozen of them, and somet…

Books for Cooks serves up food and conversation

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:30am
A Madison book club focuses on food and all the topics surrounding it. 

Cross calls for closer look at UW student fees, teaching loads and chancellor searches

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:15am
University of Wisconsin System president Ray Cross said it's time for a fresh look at how the statewide system does business, calling for changes in how it doles out student segregated fees, h…

Hugh Bob and the Hustle put a Wisconsin spin on country music

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:00am
Hugh Bob and the Hustle's brand of country music evokes their Wisconsin heritage, but they'll be soon taking it to Nashville.

Charleston Post and Courier: Oil prices more potent than sanctions

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:00am
The price of oil has fallen around 40 percent since summer, with widespread consequences. It is very good news for American consumers, for example, who are saving more than $4 billion a week c…

Flood warning issued in Portage

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:45am
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning in Portage because of rising water in the Wisconsin River.

New mental health program for teens, young adults coming to Jefferson County

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:15am
Teens and young adults having problems transitioning to adulthood could benefit from a new program coming to Jefferson County.

Dane, 3 other counties teaming up for holiday traffic enforcement

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 8:30am
Drivers in Dane and three other south-central Wisconsin counties will be under tighter scrutiny through the end of the year, thanks to a new grant to put more deputies on the road.

Man 'going through cars' arrested for alleged theft in Reedsburg

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 7:45am
A Reedsburg man has been arrested for allegedly rifling through about a dozen cars and stealing items from those vehicles.

Focus on Dane County: Town of Springfield approves TIF for development of former landfill

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 6:00am
Jim Wills, owner of Middleton-based The Storage Guy, wants to develop the former landfill and an adjacent property into a business park with storage units and office space.

Military has given millions in surplus equipment to Wisconsin police

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 6:00am
Since 1997 police in Wisconsin have received $25.6 million worth of equipment from the federal government.

The girls in the band — then and now

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 6:00am
Plenty of jazz this weekend from local and international talents.

Scott Walker right to resist 'distraction'

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 5:45am
OUR VIEW: Pushing right-to-work legislation would reignite the labor battle Wisconsin is finally getting past

Doug Moe: Plumbing problems in paradise

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 5:30am
A visit to Miami Beach never fails to entertain.

Dr. Zorba Paster: Healthy gifts for the holidays

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 5:00am
Healthy gifts for the holidays

What to watch this week: 'Sons of Anarchy' series finale

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 5:00am
Fall finale, winter finale ... those phrases are just code words for “your show is taking the rest of the year off.”

Going Out: Weekend highlights

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 5:00am
The State Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is noon to 1 p.m. Friday in the Capitol rotunda. The 40-foot balsam fir is from Schoeneck Tree Farm in Pelican Lake, near Rhinelander.

Empty Stocking Club donors continue to support area children

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 4:30am
You can help again this year.

Badgers women's hockey: Shutout streak about more than the goaltender, Ann-Renee Desbiens says

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 4:00am
The third-ranked Badgers play North Dakota at 3 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday at LaBahn Arena.