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WIAA state girls swimming: Verona/Mount Horeb's Beata Nelson is a superstar of a team player

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:00am
For Beata Nelson, the state’s fastest high school swimmer, some of her favorite moments in the past year did not come in the pool.

Badgers men's basketball: UW ready to move forward after banner season

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:15pm
It’s been nearly 32 weeks since a superb 2013-14 season for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team ended with a one-point loss to Kentucky in the Final Four.

Badgers cross country: Homework has paid off for Malachy Schrobilgen

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:15pm
As Malachy Schrobilgen maneuvered through his redshirt season with the University of Wisconsin men’s cross country team in 2012, he passed the time by scrawling items in his mental notebook.

Badgers football: Running back Ameer Abdullah not only offensive weapon for Nebraska

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:15pm
Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah has scored 19 touchdowns this season, recorded 14 runs of 20 yards or longer and finished four games with more than 200 yards rushing.

Badgers women's hockey: Freshman Annie Pankowski's hat trick highlights rout of Minnesota State-Mankato

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 11:15pm
The University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team is back a full strength.

Restaurant News: Chick-fil-A opening at West Towne on Dec. 4

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:45pm
The fast-food chain known for its boneless chicken breast sandwiches and conservative values, is opening its first Madison location.

Items left outside City-County Building must be attended, county risk manager says

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 8:30pm
Dane County's Risk Manager Dan Lowndes said homeless people's belongings were not being watched Wednesday when they were removed from outside the City-County Building. 

Charles Krauthammer: Yes, indeed, Obamacare sold on pack of lies

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 7:00pm
WASHINGTON — It’s not exactly the Ems Dispatch (the diplomatic cable Bismarck doctored to provoke the 1870 Franco-Prussian War). But what the just-resurfaced Gruber Confession lacks in world-h…

Chicago company that tracks student athlete injuries wins Elevator Pitch Olympics

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:45pm
The People's Choice award, meanwhile, goes to a Waukesha company working to create a stool bank -- and not the kind of stool you sit on.

Outdoors: Snowstorm buries northern Wisconsin; white-tailed deer rut going strong

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:28pm
An early fall snowstorm dropped a foot or more of snow across northern Wisconsin this week. Snow depths ranged from 1 to 2 inches through central Wisconsin to nearly 2 feet in parts of Iron an…

Comic Con coming to Madison

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:15pm
The convention, which runs Feb. 6-8, is expected to draw several thousand fans for a weekend of fiction-based fun that includes vendors, exhibits, Q&A sessions and meet and greets with the…

Outdoors: DNR Public Access Lands atlas tool for finding a place to hunt

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:02pm
The PAL atlas contains 441 maps, two indexes, a glossary, and extensive contact information to help hunters connect with land managers to learn more about the properties. The atlas identifies …

Midterms were a referendum on Obama -- Dean McGuire

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:00pm
It took me almost two full years, from November 2012 until late into the evening of Nov. 4, 2014, to recover from witnessing President Obama’s re-election in 2012.

U.S. and China lead on climate change -- Bruce Jamison

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:00pm
The most significant outcome of the meeting between President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping was the announcement of a detailed agreement to limit carbon-dioxide emissions.

Fund public schools to develop great citizens -- Kearn Blocker

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:00pm
A great nation is built on great citizens. Great and responsible citizens are developed in great homes and great schools.

Our climate has always been changing -- Marcel Thoma

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:00pm
In Michael Kraft's column Sunday, "UN report should end climate debate," he could not understand why there seems to be so little enthusiasm for climate regulation.

Stubborn Bishop Morlino causes diviseness -- John Murphy

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:00pm
Regarding Doug Erickson's column last Sunday, "In letter to pope, progressive Catholics list grievances with Madison diocese," the important factors to consider in the controversy over Bishop …

Robin Vos' warnings to new Bucks owners raise questions

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 5:30pm
The Assembly speaker said he would have a hard time convincing fellow Republican lawmakers to help pay for a new basketball arena because of the owners' support of Democrats.

Appeals court dismisses clergy housing lawsuit brought by Madison group

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 5:15pm
The Freedom From Religion Foundation lacks legal standing to challenge the IRS rule, justices rule.

Former Hamlin sensor production plant in Lake Mills to lose dozens of jobs

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 4:55pm
Chicago-based Littelfuse, a global maker of circuit protection products, announced Thursday it will lay off 160 people from its manufacturing facilities in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, and Suzhou, C…