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USDA agrees to purchase $55M of cranberry products

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 8:00am
In a win for the Congressional Cranberry Caucus, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to purchase up to $55 million in cranberry products, double its previous purchase, which was in January.

On Wisconsin: Raising funds to preserve Badger Army's history

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 8:00am
History group is trying to raise $35,000 to bring its temporarily closed museum up to code.

Police: Middleton woman hits center median, light pole while driving drunk

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 8:00am
A 28-year-old Middleton woman was arrested Saturday evening after driving her car onto the center median of University Avenue and hitting a light pole, which then fell on her car, according to…

UWPD dishes out 34 citations during the Badgers' battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 7:45am
During the Badgers' storybook win over the Minnesota Gophers to retain Paul Bunyan's Axe, UW-Madison police issued 34 citations to fans in attendance, 10 of which were given to UW students, ac…

Rollover crash kills 17-year-old Jackson man, injures another

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 7:30am
A 17-year-old Jackson man died after the car he was traveling in rolled over in the Town of Beaver Dam Saturday evening, according to a Dodge County Sheriff's Office report.

Below-zero wind chills on tap for south-central Wisconsin

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 7:15am
After a reprieve from frigid temperatures during the day Saturday, colder winter weather is on the way to stay for the rest of the upcoming week, according to forecasters.

Madison Style: Pointelle Designs specializes in soft, extravagantly shaped knitwear

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 6:30am
After studying fashion design in New York City and discovering a love for knitwear, Madison native Laura Walgenbach brought her knitting and sewing skills back to her hometown and founded Poin…

Oil pipeline insures against spills in Washington communities, but declines here

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 6:30am
Enbridge says its existing policy and state-federal guarantees should be enough despite lingering worries about massive 2010 spill.

Donors keep Empty Stocking Club on their gift list

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 6:15am
You can help again this year.

Buy local mentality helps venerable retailers survive, thrive

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 6:00am
Longstanding retailers like Burnie's Rock Shop and Katy's American Indian Arts reflect the city's appreciation of local shops, as does the growth of Dane Buy Local, the largest regional group …

Study targets Alzheimer's before symptoms appear

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 6:00am
As a clear liquid flowed into her arm last week, Nancy Rathke became the first person in Wisconsin to try a new approach to fighting Alzheimer’s disease.

The Christmas season is here — and with it, the State Journal's Empty Stocking Club drive

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 6:00am
Our goal is that every child in the Madison area, no matter how needy, be assured of receiving at least one quality new gift for Christmas. It's a goal we've had since 1918 and it's a goal we'…

Leila C. Pine: Obama’s order helps, but much more needed

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 5:45am
As an advocate for undocumented immigrants and immigrant rights for the past 16 years, I think President Barack Obama’s executive order is a good first step.

Make it happen, Paul Ryan

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 5:45am
Wisconsin’s most powerful politician in Washington, D.C., just got a promotion.

Scott Milfred: 175 years 'for community and humanity'

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 5:45am
Which came first: the state of Wisconsin, or the Wisconsin State Journal?

Chris Rickert: Christmas tree growers a better choice than dairy to milk the taxpayers

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 5:45am
It's the kind of storyline that gets people re-elected.

Sun Prairie man ends retirement at 67 to graduate from police academy

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 5:45am
Bob Canfield works as volunteer deputy for the understaffed Lafayette County Sheriff's Department.

Packers: Mike McCarthy became a student of the game at tiny Baker University

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 5:30am
McCarthy's first real hands-on experience came when then-assistant Dan Harris turned over responsibility for the line calls to McCarthy in his senior year.

Jerry Davis' Backtag No. 11: Registration is all but closed, ending a 61-year era

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 5:30am
In 1953 hunters were required, for the first time, to register their deer at checking stations. Now we call them deer registration stations. Next year, after 61 years, we will call them history.

On View | LUXE

Sun, 11/30/2014 - 5:15am
John Ready, an artist hailing from La Crescent, Minnesota, uses jewelry on a large scale for his sculptural exhibit, LUXE, on view now at Edgewood College.