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Knuteson, Merle E.

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:30pm
LOWDEN, Iowa - Merle E. Knuteson, age 91, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at the VA Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

Kurtz, Edward

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:30pm
BARABOO - Edward Kurtz, age 90, of Baraboo, passed away on Jan. 2, 2015. Ed was born in Greenfield Township near Baraboo, on Oct. 31, 1924, to Edward and Hulda Kurtz. He attended St. John's Lu…

Lee, Patricia Ann

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Patricia Ann Lee, age 82, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Arrangements are pending.

Greninger, Dorothy Lund

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:30pm
ROENERT PARK, Calif. - Dorothy Lund Greninger of Roenert Park, Calif., passed away on Jan. 6, 2015, at age 90. She was born on May 10, 1924, the daughter of Henry N. and Selma Johnson Lund. Sh…

Anderson, Dale J.

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:30pm
SAUK CITY / PRAIRIE DU SAC / BLACK EARTH - Dale J. Anderson, age 36, of Sauk City, Wis., died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.

Pitz, Jordan

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Jordan Pitz, age 42, of Madison, formerly of LaMotte, Iowa, passed away Monday evening, Jan. 5, 2015, at his home, surrounded by family.

Pickett, John M. "Jack"

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:30pm
MADISON - John M. "Jack" Pickett, age 61, died on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Madison. He was born on April 6, 1953, in Madison, the son of Raymond and Eileen (Loring) Pickett.

Klundt, Gretchen Ann

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:30pm
SUN PRAIRIE - Gretchen Ann Klundt, age 69, died on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at SA…

Wilken, Leo P.

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 3:30pm
GERMAN VALLEY, Ill. / JUNEAU / MADISON - Leo P. Wilken, age 78, went home to be with our Lord, Jan. 6, 2015. Leo's love was evident in the family and friends whose lives he affected.

Misdemeanor charges filed in inauguration fracas

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 2:45pm
A Madison man arrested after a fight Monday night at Gov. Scott Walker's inaugural ball was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor battery and fourth-degree sexual assault.

Accounting firm Wipfli adds locations

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 1:30pm
The Milwaukee firm is merging with accounting offices in Montana and Pennsylvania.

Fiskars division hit with $2.6 million federal fine over faulty knife-ax product

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 12:15pm
The government says the company knowingly failed to report hazards including "serious lacerations" to users.

Assembly school accountability bill would turn persistently low-performing public schools into charters

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:40am
Senate bill likely not coming this week.

Bucks: Team president says public money needed for new arena

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 10:00am
The new president of the Milwaukee Bucks says public financial support is needed for a new, multipurpose arena to help spur downtown development.

In season: Grapefruit

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 10:00am
The fruit is available year-round, but many people prefer the sweeter ones grown in Texas. 

Ask the Beer Baron: Are hops killing craft beer? Is Lagunitas coming to the Great Taste?

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 9:00am
The State Journal's beer columnist answers these and readers' other burning questions.

Odd Wisconsin: Lincoln's Little Kindness

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 8:00am
At the start of the Civil War, many Wisconsin residents criticized Abraham Lincoln for exceeding the constitutional authority of the president.

Classic recipe: Savory vegetable veal loaf

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 7:15am
This week's recipe won second place in the State Journal's meats category in 1956 and was submitted by Erma Henn of Rock Springs.

Doug Moe: Opening a trunk, finding a life

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 7:00am
Dan Grear, Jr. lost track of his father decades ago. The discovery of an old trunk is helping him fill in the gaps.