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Crash closed down Sun Prairie highway for hours

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 8:30am
A one-vehicle crash in which the driver was seriously injured closed down the southbound lanes of Highway 151 in Sun Prairie for several hours Tuesday night.

Middleton store clerk hit in head with hammer, suspect flees empty-handed

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 8:00am
A convenience store clerk was struck in the head by a suspect wielding a hammer Tuesday night in Middleton, with the suspect fleeing the store without taking anything.

Cooks' Exchange: Hearty soups and Thanksgiving preparations

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:30am
Writing a food column requires an assortment of ingredients, especially with the change of seasons that I happen to love with a passion.

In Season: 15-year cheddar

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 7:00am
Hook's 15-year cheddar remains popular and unique. 

Classic recipe: Pizza fondue

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:30am
This week's recipe received honorable mention in the State Journal's casseroles category in 1979 and was submitted by Kathy Hoffland of Madison.

Doug Moe: Another Maraniss, another compelling tale

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 6:00am
Andrew Maraniss, son of best-selling author David Maraniss, stakes his own claim with a new biography of the first black basketball player in the Southeastern Conference.

Jonah Goldberg: Extended voting period has cranked up the demagoguery

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 5:45am
It used to be that the first Tuesday in November was Election Day, but now it is the last day of Election Month.

Odd Wisconsin: He’s a lumberjack and he’s OK

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 5:45am
On Saturday nights, camps often held “stag dances” with half of the hairy, bearded loggers acting the role of women.

Big challenges lie ahead for state, nation

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 4:15am
Congratulations to all of the winners in Tuesday’s election. Let’s give all of them the benefit of the doubt and a chance to succeed.

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.