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Consider future generations in climate debate -- Karen Carlson

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 6:00pm
Tom Still's column last Sunday, "Science is filtered by values," points out we operate out of our values and beliefs rather than embrace anything that contradicts them.

'Right to work' could benefit Walker's ambitions -- Warren J. Gordon

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 6:00pm
The recent formation of a right-to-work advocacy group in Wisconsin presents a dilemma for Gov. Scott Walker, as he positions himself for a presidential run in 2016.

Enjoy the holidays in Downtown Madison -- Mary Carbine

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 6:00pm
Last weekend, State Street and the Capitol Square were crowded with people enjoying the Downtown Holiday Open House, organized by Madison’s Central Business Improvement District and the Greate…

Former Alexander Co. worker gets probation and jail for fraud

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 5:15pm
A Lake Mills man convicted of theft from the Madison property management and development company where he worked was sentenced Thursday to a year in jail as part of a 10-year term of probation.

From Camp Randall to Lucas Oil Stadium: Badger fans follow their team to Indy

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 5:00pm
Badger fans are driving down to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis to watch the Wisconsin Badgers take on the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Big Ten Championship game Saturday. 

Outdoors: Nine-day gun deer season closes as safest on record

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:42pm
Wisconsin's 2014 nine-day gun deer season closed Sunday, Nov. 30 with a preliminary kill of 191,550 deer.

Madison's Rhythm & Booms fireworks display called off for 2015

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:30pm
After an unsuccessful fundraising effort, Rhythm & Booms has been put on what organizers call an "indefinite hold."

Thieleke, Mary Jo

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Mary Jo Thieleke, age 68, passed away unexpectedly from an aneurysm on Dec. 3, 2014.

Amdahl, Rita C.

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Rita C. Amdahl, age 85, of Madison, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014.

Warfield, Charles B.

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Charles B. Warfield passed away on the evening of Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014. He was 100 years old.

Shaw, Roberta Marie

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:30pm
EVANSVILLE - Roberta Marie Shaw, age 75, died on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at home.

Tonstad, Mary A.

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:30pm
SUN PRAIRIE - Mary A. Tonstad, age 84, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. A full obituary will follow in Sunday's newspaper.

McCormick, Lorraine D.

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Lorraine D. McCormick, age 77, of Madison, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital.

Stone, Brandi L.

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:30pm
LODI - Brandi L. Stone, age 22, was welcomed by her mother in heaven on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. She was born on Sept. 4, 1992, in Madison, the daughter of Jeffrey and Tanya (Wickham) Stone.

McCullick, Ardys S.

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:30pm
STEUBEN - Ardys S. McCullick, age 73, of Steuben, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at her home in Steuben, surrounded by her family.

Alt, Verna Cecilia

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:30pm
PRAIRIE DU SAC - Verna Cecilia Alt, age 72, peacefully entered eternal life on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, with her loving family at her side. Our mom was born on April 23, 1942, in Baraboo, Wis.…

Straus, Violet Alice "Vi"

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Violet "Vi" Alice Straus, age 89, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014.

Freezing drizzle possible in Madison overnight

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 2:40pm
Roads in Madison might get a little slick early Friday if freezing drizzle develops.

Beloit College grad threatened by Yemen's al-Qaida in new video

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:15pm
The video of photojournalist Luke Somers, a 2008 Beloit College graduate, follows an apparent failed attempt by U.S. special forces to rescue him and other hostages in Yemen.

Prep girls basketball outlook: Ridge and Valley Conference

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:05pm
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