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Catholic Diocese is on the right path for people of Madison -- Linda E. Kelly

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:00am
Last Sunday's letter to the editor "Catholic diocese could learn from rural church" was critical of the Catholic Church and of its local bishop, asserting that the bishop is hierarchical, prioritizes "sin over salvation" and only wants to "empty the…

Joe Biden's D-Day defense of democracy was hypocrisy for Gaza -- Christa Bruhn

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:00am
As I listened to President Joe Biden deliver his remarks on the 80th commemoration of D-Day, I could not help but wonder whether he was honoring and upholding democracy or hypocrisy.

Time to end our inhumane war on drug-using Americans -- Richard S. Russell

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:00am
Ending Wisconsin's anti-marijuana law would be a baby step. The big problem is nationwide: our atrocious, expensive, inhumane, unjust and counter-productive war on drug-using Americans. This annually drives billions of dollars into Latin America, where it can be fought over…

Madison is changing zoning to boost mayor's BRT -- Paul Soglin

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:00am
The recent controversy over Madison land use and the need for more housing lacks important context. It is driven by the bullheaded decision of Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway and her minions to advance bus rapid transit without a realistic budget.

Kohl would not approve of moving basketball ticket holders -- John Finkler

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:00am
Unfortunately, since both have passed away, we can only imagine what U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl and Ab Nicholas would have thought about the Wisconsin Athletic Department's plan to remove longtime UW men's basketball season ticket holders from their courtside seats.

Nation needs patriotic Americans to stand up to Donald Trump -- Joanne Storlie

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:00am
Millions in the U.S. today are neither patriots or patriotic. They have pledged their allegiance to a person, not their country.

Hunter's trial illustrates Joe Biden's faith in justice system -- Bob Vetter

Sun, 06/09/2024 - 5:00am
The American justice system is built on the belief that we are all equal under the law and that our justice system, while not perfect, is the fairest in the free world.

Waunakee freshman ices Middleton in shootout to win girls soccer sectional title

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 10:29pm
Waunakee earned a trip to the girls soccer state tournament after downing Middleton on PKs after the teams were scoreless after regulation and overtime.

McFarland's late goal tops Madison Edgewood to win girls soccer sectional title

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 10:03pm
McFarland avenged its loss in the sectional final last season by beating Madison Edgewood in Saturday's sectional final.

Top-ranked Oregon girls soccer secures return trip to WIAA Division 2 state tournament

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 9:57pm
The Panthers' offense got rolling in the first half in a sectional final against Westosha Central.

Middleton's late rally ends in first boys lacrosse state championship

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 9:08pm
Goals by brothers Roan Johnson and Arjay Johnson propelled Middleton past Neenah in dramatic fashion to win the state title.

Jackson Chourio's two-run double lifts Brewers past Tigers

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 7:35pm
The rookie outfielder came through in the clutch Saturday to help Milwaukee win the first two games in Detroit.

How wild shot boosted Jerry Kelly into contention at American Family Insurance Championship

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 6:25pm
What Madison native Jerry Kelly did to get himself near the leaders at the American Family Insurance Championship, plus why a Bucks guard values golf and basketball.

Steve Stricker catches fire on back nine, eyes back-to-back American Family Insurance Championships

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 5:15pm
The homestretch was kind to Madison resident Steve Stricker at the American Family Insurance Championship. Here's a look at how he fared in the second round.

Lemonade vendors ponder rezoning in this week's You Toon caption contest

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 4:15pm
Fill in the caption with a clever quip by Wednesday and win publication of your line with the cartoon in next Sunday’s newspaper. You’ll also receive a signed print of the cartoon by artist Phil Hands.

Why this 3-star Middleton center felt Wisconsin men's basketball was the 'best choice'

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 1:47pm
The Badgers secured a commitment to fortify their future frontcourt from their own backyard. Here's what we know.

Ambitious Lake Monona waterfront plan rebrands as it heads into its first stage

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 8:00am
The Lake Monona Waterfront Master Plan has rebranded as the Madison LakeWay as officials seek to raise money for the project's construction.

Bike giveaway aims to give 'lifeline' to kids at troubled Harmony apartments

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 7:35am
At an apartment complex plagued by violence, locals gave away free bikes to children on Friday.

Mendota Marsh: It's summer festival season in Madison

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 6:40am
Oscar Fox and Lewis Crane prepare for summer festival season in this week's Mendota Marsh.

Gammon Road can be dangerous for pedestrians and bicyclists. Madison plans to make it safer.

Sat, 06/08/2024 - 5:55am
Between 2017 to 2023, there were 21 pedestrian or cyclist crashes on Gammon Road either reported to police or involving an ambulance.