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Badgers men's basketball: Extra practice on shooting technique pays off for Zak Showalter

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 4:00am
Zak Showalter knows he doesn’t have to be a big scorer on a University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team loaded with talented offensive players.

Kenseth family honors mother with event to benefit Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 3:30am
Nicki Kenseth died in January 2012 at age 63 from complications of Alzheimer's.

Badgers men's basketball: UW-Parkside out to become a household name

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 3:30am
Luke Reigel expects to learn a lot about his team tonight, but the UW-Parkside men’s basketball coach doesn’t want the gathering of information to stop there.

Election results: County and municipal races and referendums

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:00am

State Senate appears poised to remain in GOP hands

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:15pm
Democrats rebuffed in effort to slow down conservative legislation.

Badgers sports: Goalkeeper Genevieve Richard leads UW's Big Ten first-teamers

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:15pm
Fifth-year senior goalkeeper Genevieve Richard was one of five University of Wisconsin players to earn All-Big Ten honors when the conference announced its season-ending awards Tuesday.

WIAA boys volleyball: Middleton sweeps Fort Atkinson for sectional final berth

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:15pm
The Middleton boys volleyball team stands one victory away from a return trip to the WIAA state tournament.

Bucks: Brandon Knight leads road victory over Pacers

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:15pm
INDIANAPOLIS — Milwaukee’s road skid is over, thanks to its first victory in Indiana in four years.

Republican Brad Schimel wins race for Wisconsin attorney general

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:45pm
Schimel, the Republican district attorney of Waukesha County, beat Susan Happ, the Democratic district attorney of Jefferson County. 

Wisconsin voters approve transportation amendment

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:45pm
Wisconsin voters have agreed to change the state constitution to prevent the state transportation fund from being siphoned to pay for other needs.

Waunakee, Oregon approve school referendums, Dodgeville says no

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:30pm
The Dodgeville plan would have built a high school and closed a rural elementary school.

Glenn Grothman wins U.S. House seat

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:25pm
Conservative Republican state Sen. Glenn Grothman won Wisconsin's only open U.S. House seat to succeed the more moderate Tom Petri.

Scott Walker elected to second term, third election victory in four years

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 9:45pm
Gov. Scott Walker won his third governor’s race in four years Tuesday, giving him a second term to overhaul state government with fellow Republicans.

Gary Engberg: It's early, but fishing first ice worth conversation

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 9:06pm
The problem is fishermen get so fired up to go out that they sometimes forget the basic rules of safety when venturing onto the ice. 

Madison woman says confusion at polling site 'robbed' her of her vote

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 7:45pm
Joanne McCormick, 80, said she got her ballot, then was shuttled into another line. When she got to the front of that line, "a man told me, 'Just put your ballot in this machine,'" McCormick s…

Woman killed in Columbia County crash identified as mail carrier

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 7:30pm
Columbia County authorities on Tuesday identified the woman killed in a crash Monday afternoon as a 22-year-old mail carrier.

Evolution can't be reconciled with Bible -- Ralph Peters Jr.

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 6:00pm
Pope Francis recently compromised Biblical authority by suggesting the Big Bang and evolution don’t contradict the Biblical account of creation.

Remove ash trees as slowly as possible -- James Jaeger

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 6:00pm
The Madison Forestry Department last year published a list of possible responses to emerald ash borer. Now that emerald ash borer is here, forestry has chosen the largest and most expensive of…

Raking leaves removes fertizer -- Roland C. Beiswanger

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 6:00pm
At 81 years of age, I should be out in the yard raking leaves, because it is beneficial for an old fart to have a bit of exercise.