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School Spotlight: Sun Prairie students join Hour of Code project

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:00am
Horizon Elementary wins a $10,000 prize.

Concrete chunk hurled through State Street coffee shop window, man arrested

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:00am
A homeless man kicked out of a State Street coffee shop Sunday night was arrested after he allegedly threw a chunk of concrete through the front window of the store.

WEDC hires new VP of international business development

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:55am
Katy Sinnott, a Wisconsin native and UW-La Crosse grad, formerly was the CEO of a chain of China-based salons.

Roll Call: Key votes from the Wisconsin Senate delegation on Saturday

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:30am
Here's how members of Wisconsin's Senate delegation voted on Saturday. 

Highway 41 going Interstate in 2015

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:30am
An iconic U.S. highway that stretches from Miami to the northernmost tip of Upper Michigan will become an interstate highway in Wisconsin in 2015.

Man killed in Walworth County crash

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 9:45am
A man from Sharon, Wisconsin was killed early Sunday when his pickup truck left a Walworth County highway and struck a tree.

No garbage pickup on Christmas, New Year's

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 9:30am
Madison residents who normally put out the trash for Thursday pickup should wait until the day after Christmas and the day after New Year's.

Roundabout under Verona Road closed on Friday

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:45am
The roundabout built under the new Verona Road bridge will be shut down for about five hours on Friday so inspectors can make its first inspection of the underside of the new bridge.

Gang beats up disabled person in Janesville, police say

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:00am
A disabled person suffered significant injuries early Sunday after being attacked by a gang of about five men in Janesville.

Trudy Rubin: Israel faces a big election

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:11am
While Arab countries are struggling to redefine themselves amid violence, Israel is poised to wrestle with its own identity crisis — at the polls.

Scrapbook Dec. 15

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:00am
Military honors: Stephen Denker, graduate of Sauk Prairie High School, was recently promoted to the rank of major general in the U.S. Air Force. He is assigned to Headquarters Air Force Space …

New Zealand star Hayley Westenra warms a Wisconsin holiday

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:00am
The first time the young international sensation Hayley Westenra performed in Madison, the grass was green, the weather was warm and huge crowds showed up to hear her sing at a 2004 Concerts o…

Baraboo School Board under scrutiny while considering policy for transgender athletes

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 6:00am
Opponents say the policy could endanger student safety, while supporters say it preserves it.

Racine Journal Times: State has more important issues than right-to-work

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:45am
Do we really want to go there? Again?

Doug Moe: 40 years at the Cardinal

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:30am
Tuesday night is the culmination of Ricardo Gonzalez's celebration of running the Cardinal Bar across four decades.

Just Ask Us: Why does Wisconsin 'outsource' some DNA testing?

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:15am
The system allows the state to "focus our resources on those samples that are forensically significant or, in other words, the samples that solve crimes."

Catching Up: GEF-1 fire investigation report describes area where fire started

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:15am
Investigators couldn't rule out an electrical cause for the fire, which caused an estimated $15 million in damage.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Walker should say no to Kenosha casino

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 4:45am
Why is Gov. Scott Walker having so much trouble saying no?

Ask the Weather Guys: Are 'atmospheric rivers' and the 'Pineapple Express' related?

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 4:45am
Are “atmospheric rivers” and the “Pineapple Express” related?

State finalizes purchase of 70-mile rail line segment

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 4:30am
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation finalized the purchase of a 70-mile segment of railroad line between Madison to Reedsburg and Madison to Cottage Grove, Gov. Scott Walker announced Thursday.