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Madison man cited after allegedly crashing into tree, fleeing on West Side

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:25pm
A 23-year-old Madison man was cited for a variety of offenses Sunday after he allegedly crashed his SUV into a tree on the West Side, police reported.

Outdoors: Dogsledding year-round labor of love in Fond du Lac

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:15pm
While Feyen Jim has plans to retire at age 75 — the same year he will load up his last team of dogs and make the pilgrimage to Anchorage, Alaska for the 2025 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race — he’…

Senate Democrats elect Jennifer Shilling as new leader

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 1:30pm
Shilling says the caucus, now with seven of its 14 members women, "looks like" and "reflects" Wisconsin.

Marijuana found on band's touring bus near Blue Mounds, police say

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 1:25pm
A band's touring bus stopped for traffic violations near Blue Mounds on Wednesday gave police more work than just writing citations after marijuana and possibly other drugs were found on the b…

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The FAA had no business curbing the press

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 1:00pm
The Obama administration has not been a friend of the media — and the latest example comes from Ferguson, Missouri, where in August a white police officer shot to death 18-year-old Michael Bro…

Anita Weier not running for re-election to Madison City Council

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:30pm
Madison City Council Ald. Anita Weier has announced she's not running for re-election in the 18th District on the city's North Side.

I'm not dead, Wisconsin veteran tells VA

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:00pm
The Madison man received a letter from the Veterans Benefits Administration informing him of his death and cautioning his wife about cashing any more of his benefit checks.

Alleged burglar arrested inside Far East Side home after police respond to alarm

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:45am
Gino R. Sherman, 39, no permanent address, was arrested on tentative charges of burglary and criminal damage to property for the incident around 7:45 p.m. at a home in the 1300 block of Manass…

Madison man arrested after woman says he pointed gun at her face

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:30am
James B. Campbell, 23, was arrested on a tentative charge of second-degree reckless endangerment for the incident shortly after 7:15 p.m. in the 4200 block Lumley Road, police said in a news release.

Dana Milbank: A White House of cheerleaders

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 11:00am
WASHINGTON -- Denis McDonough, the White House chief of staff, had a peculiar reaction to the Democrats' defeat in the midterm elections, widely blamed on President Obama's unpopularity.

Police: Neighbors help catch burglar recently out of prison allegedly attempting to break into West Side home

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:45am
The witnesses, a husband and wife, saw a man attempting to enter a side door to their neighbor’s home in the 4900 block of Tokay Boulevard about 4:20 p.m. 

Packers: A look at the NFC playoff contenders

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:00am
The race in the top-heavy NFC North could go down to the last game between Detroit and Green Bay at Lambeau Field.

Appeals court upholds conviction of Kelly Rindfleisch, former aide to Scott Walker

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:45am
The former deputy chief of staff to the governor when he was the county executive of Milwaukee County argued that prosecutors used unconstitutionally broad search warrants to obtain emails fro…

In Season: Wild rice

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 8:00am
It's not technically rice, but it is popular with fall and holiday dishes

Woman mugged Downtown, police say

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:45am
A woman walking home was mugged Saturday night in Downtown Madison, getting punched and kicked by the suspect before he fled the scene.

Classic recipe: Watercress and potato soup

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:15am
This week's recipe won first place in the State Journal's microwave cookery category in 1983 and was submitted by Shari Lange of Baraboo.

Cooks' Exchange: Time to prepare for Thanksgiving

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:00am
Living in a four-season state offers many reminders that turkey time is on the way. Besides the calendar hanging in the kitchen that we see at first glance each morning, our Indian summers and…

Outdoors: Public hunting land great place to find pheasants

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 6:30am
Yellowstone is one of more than 90 public hunting areas that receives pheasant releases from the Poynette Game Farm or one of its satellite operations.

Mount Horeb driver arrested for alleged 5th drunken driving offense

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 5:45am
A Mount Horeb woman stopped by police in Janesville Monday night was arrested for her alleged fifth drunken driving offense.

Jonah Goldberg: Democrats' loss is not a win for Hillary Clinton

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 5:45am
In the old Soviet Union, Kremlinologists would read the state party newspaper Pravda not so much for the news it contained, but to glean what the commissars wanted readers to believe the commi…