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Abortion of innocent lives must stop -- Joseph Sukowatey

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:00pm
The slaughter, through abortion, of innocent lives must stop. If we do not respect life at birth, then the world we live in has lost all respect for mankind.

Taxes discourage job creators -- Jim Cox

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:00pm
To those who yearn to start a business and risk a lot of time and money: If your idea employs a lot of people and is successful, the government will extract nearly half of your gain in taxes. 

Thanks for letting people share their views -- Vince Caruso

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:00pm
Thank you for letting the people of Wisconsin voice their opinions in the newspaper. Regardless of what the midterm elections results, it gives this great state of ours a voice for the people …

What happened to intelligent discourse? -- Stephen Fedie

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:00pm
How I long for the days when the terms "scholarly debate," "intelligent discourse" and "fruitful discussion" actually described the nature of communication between rational people of differing views.

Government shouldn't subsidize business -- Mark K. Allen

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:00pm
As Gov. Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Legislature move forward with a new budget agenda, much of that talk will turn on definitions of fairness.

Touting investment in technology start-ups at the Early Stage Symposium

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 5:45pm
The two-day conference continues Thursday at Monona Terrace.

In the Spirit: Miss America 2014 in town this Friday for Hindu fundraiser

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 5:15pm
Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014 and the first Indian American to wear the crown, is scheduled to be in Madison Friday for a fundraiser for the American Hindu Association (AHA).

Badgers volleyball: 2015 recruiting class could be best in nation

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 5:00pm
The official recruiting class rankings by PrepVolleyball.com won’t come out until spring, but there really isn’t much suspense about which program will be ranked No. 1.

Flurries in forecast; cold staying put

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:40pm
Flurries started falling in Madison Wednesday afternoon and are expected to fall off and on through Thursday night, the National Weather Service forecast said.

Schmitt, Dale R.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Dale Ralph Schmitt, age 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, surrounded by his family.

Gust, Robert R.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:30pm
VERONA - Robert R. Gust, age 81, of Verona, died on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ellestad Camacho Funeral Home, 500 N. 8th St., Mount Horeb.

Rankin, Gilbert M.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:30pm
SUN PRAIRIE - Gilbert M. Rankin, age 58, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at Marquardt Health Center in Watertown. He was born on Jan. 31, 1956, in Sacramento, Calif., and was the son of…

Nachtigal, Margaret

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:30pm
REEDSBURG - Margaret Nachtigal, age 90, of Reedsburg, died on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at the Sauk County Health Care Center in Reedsburg. She was born on Feb. 6, 1924, the daughter of Benny an…

Walsh, Brian

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:30pm
SAUK CITY - Brian Walsh, age 43, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at UW Hospital in Madison.

Emmerich, Joan (McCann)

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Joan Elizabeth (McCann) Emmerich, age 85, passed away peacefully with her children by her side on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare after a brief illness. Joan was born t…

Cross, Randall Joseph

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:30pm
COLLEYVILLE, Texas - Randy "RC" Cross, age 54, of Colleyville, Texas, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 9, 2014, at his favorite place of residence located on Lake Wisconsin.

Seubert, Debra M.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:30pm
MADISON - Debra M. Seubert joined our Heavenly Father on Oct. 13, 2014. She came into this world on March 29, 1956, the daughter of Patrick R. and Marie Seubert.

Alderman, Frederick W. "Fritz"

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:30pm
WAUNAKEE - Frederick W. "Fritz" Alderman, age 69, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014.

Sun Prairie man arrested on child porn accusation

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:45pm
A Sun Prairie man was arrested Wednesday after child pornography allegedly was found at his residence.