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GOP lawmakers consider 'John Doe' law changes

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 3:23pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican lawmakers are considering changes to Wisconsin's "John Doe" law after two lengthy investigations into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign.

Send us your Christmas light photos, addresses

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 3:15pm
The Wisconsin State Journal is once again asking readers for suggestions of the best Christmas lights in the Madison area. 

Stone, Robert Clark

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 2:30pm
JANESVILLE - Robert Clark Stone, age 82, a longtime Janesville resident, passed away early Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Cedar Crest, Janesville. He was born March 3, 1932, in Madison, the son of…

Droste, Deloris A.

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 2:30pm
PORTAGE - Deloris A. Droste, age 87, of Portage, passed away on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Our House in Portage.

Ward, Rose Marie

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Rose Marie Ward, age 85, of Madison, passed away on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare after a struggle with liver cancer.

Bill, Robert J. "Bob"

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 2:30pm
CAZENOVIA - Robert J. "Bob" Bill, age 82 years, of Cazenovia, passed away on Dec. 4, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. He was born on Aug. 9, 1932, to Simon and Margaret (Sobotta) Bill …

Kreul, Catherine “Cathy” (Statz)

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Catherine “Cathy” (Statz) Kreul, age 85, passed away peacefully on Dec. 5, 2014, with her family and caretakers at her side.

Schrader, Harry W. Jr.

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 2:30pm
SUN PRAIRIE - Harry W. Schrader Jr., age 72, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. He was born on April 13, 1942, the son of Harry Sr. and Bernice (Creamer)…

Bries, Byron J

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Byron J. Bries, age 85, passed away at Agrace HospiceCare on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, with his loving family by his side. He was born on Feb. 27, 1929, the son of, Albert and Mary (Vand…

Ringstad, Jessica Paige

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 2:30pm
MADISON - Jessica Paige Ringstad, age 22, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. She was born on May 10, 1992, the daughter of Mike and Tina Ringstad. Jessica graduated from La Follette High S…

Mary Burke to seek reelction; Arlene Silveira will not

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 11:55am
Candidate Anna Moffit is the mother of three children with disabilities in the Madison schools.

Together: Giving plan helps make sense out of charitable requests

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 10:00am
If you’ve donated to charitable organizations in the past, you probably receive a thick stack mail from charities every week. It can be confusing and time consuming to keep up with the requests.

Redfin brings lower-commission real estate sales to Madison, Milwaukee

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 9:00am
Founded in 2004 in Seattle, the brokerage is expanding across the country, including in the Midwest this fall.

Affiliated Engineers designs building systems to meet 'central challenges' of society

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 8:00am
The Madison-based engineering firm has won prestigious Lab-of-the-Year awards in three of the past four years.

On Wisconsin: An end for Little Norway and a possible return trip for its signature building

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 8:00am
There is interest by some of moving the church on the property back to Norway.

Fatal I-94 crash shuts down all eastbound lanes for several hours

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 7:45am
A pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday evening after walking in a lane of I-94 near Sullivan, according to a Wisconsin State Patrol report.

In the Spirit: A church start-up, filled with early promise, doesn't make it beyond Year 3

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 7:30am
Madison Alliance Church, a "church plant," struggled to attract a broad demographic.

Executive Q&A: Office layout can improve productivity

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 7:30am
Debra Alton helps businesses maximize their real estate and use technology to visualize how it will look when it’s done. 

Quiet Sunday, but Monday wintry mix could hamper morning commute

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 7:30am
A calm Sunday is on tap for south-central Wisconsin, but an incoming mix of snow and sleet could cause problems for Monday morning's commute, according to forecasters.

Just Read It | Margot Peters

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 7:00am
Just Read It is a regular feature in which the State Journal seeks recommendations from authors, literary enthusiasts and experts, focused on the contributor’s particular genre of expertise.