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2 wounded, 1 critically, in Far East Side shooting, Madison police say

Mon, 06/10/2024 - 6:05am
At about 10:45 p.m. Sunday, police were sent to the area of Trafalger Place and Andrew Way after callers reported hearing as many as 20 gunshots, Madison police said.

Steve Stricker loses four-shot lead, misses short putt as Ernie Els wins AmFam title

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 7:00pm
The defending AmFam champion and Madison resident lost in a playoff round to Ernie Els, missing a short putt that would have forced a second playoff hole.

Bartholomew: University Ridge does best in last time hosting American Family Insurance Championship

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 6:15pm
UW-Madison golf course proved itself as a Midwest jewel over eight years as American Family Insurance Championship's host.

Trio of area teams earn top-two seeds for WIAA state girls soccer tournament

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 4:52pm
Waunakee and Oregon garnered the top spots, while McFarland earned a No. 2 seed for this week's state championships in Milwaukee.

How Wisconsin track athletes fared at the NCAA Outdoor Championships

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 4:30pm
The Badgers men's and women's teams wrapped up the collegiate season with a strong showing in Eugene, Oregon.

Brewers fall short of sweeping Tigers after surrendering 8-run inning

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 3:54pm
The eight-run inning was a season high for Detroit, which snapped a three-game losing streak. Here's what went wrong for Milwaukee.

Packers QB Jordan Love gives Sun Prairie family special moment at American Family Insurance Championship

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 2:33pm
Packers quarterback Jordan Love was an "incredible human" Sunday as he met with a Sun Prairie family whose son Titus has been an honored guest at the AmFam Championship.

Wisconsin football lands commitment from 3-star Chicago cornerback

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 2:09pm
Another Chicagoland standout intends to become part of the Badgers football program. Here's what to know about this three-star cornerback.

10 injured in 'horrifying and shocking' rooftop shooting in Downtown Madison early Sunday morning

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 11:22am
"It is truly a miracle that no one is dead," Madison Police Chief Shon Barnes said following the mass shooting atop a Madison high-rise early Sunday.

Lifelong Learner: Accessing higher education as a nontraditional student

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 9:40am
Finding the right financial help can lead to the completion of a long-dreamed-of degree.

OUR VIEW: Prison mess demands plan from the top

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 9:00am
It’s hard to imagine the Waupun prison rehabilitating criminals if it can’t even provide the basic necessities of life.

Garden calendar | For the week of June 9

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 8:00am
Tips for your flowers, trees and shrubs.

Hands on Wisconsin: Arrested Waupun officials don't want to end up in hell hole

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 8:00am
Criminal charges were brought against the recently retired warden of the Waupun Correctional Institution, as well as eight other staffers. Four inmates have died in the prison in recent months under terrible circumstances. One had been dead in his cell…

'Strong at our core' — Madison high school graduates reminisce, look ahead at commencement

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:45am
As many of the graduates adjusted their rain-spotted caps and tassels or fixed errant shoelaces it started to settle into their minds that Saturday was to be their last memory of high school.

Dr. Zorba Paster: Beware the sun's rays, no matter the season

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:40am
My favorite columns to write at this time of year are my “fun in the sun” columns. Most of my family and I love the winter because it’s ski time; schussing down the hill is ecstasy for us. If we…

How messages from Packers quarterback Jordan Love got rookies’ NFL careers started off right

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:37am
After Green Bay added 11 players in the 2024 NFL Draft, Jordan Love took it upon himself to reach out to his newest teammates. Here's how that gesture resonated.

New Portage airport manager resigns, former commissioner takes action against city

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:30am
Paul Phelps, owner of Sun Sport Aviation, resigns from his positions as manager, and FBO of the Portage Municipal Airport.

Madison's Catholic community is in a process of renewal -- Bishop Donald Hying

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:00am
In his opening address at the Second Vatican Council, St. John XXIII warned against “prophets of doom” who only saw disaster, darkness and failure on the horizon. Last Sunday's letter to the editor "Catholic diocese could learn from rural church,"…

Donald Trump's mob won't accept election result if he loses -- Craig Piersma

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:00am
A recent letter to the editor proclaimed that the trial of former President Donald Trump was “rigged,” and that the only fair way to judge the former felonious president is at the ballot box.

Ambiguous flags spawn a silly season in American politics -- Wayne Shockley

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:00am
When somebody makes an ambiguous statement, or uses an ambiguous symbol or gesture, the reasonable thing to do is to ask the person what they meant by that. When they clarify their statement, we should accept their clarification, unless there…