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Golf entertainment complex proposed for Monona along Beltline

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 5:55am
The driving range and entertainment venue would be the first in Wisconsin for Dallas-based Topgolf, which has 90 centers in 36 states.

Student and homeless housing project would address unmet needs, nonprofit says

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 5:45am
The Madison Plan Commission signed off Monday on a proposal for a 15-story student apartment building and an eight-story residence for the homeless.

Tom Still: Wisconsin’s Biohealth Tech Hub has a long list of proud parents

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 5:35am
In case you missed it, Wisconsin has been on a bit of an economic development hot streak of late.

Meet the 2024 State Journal/WiscNews girls soccer All-Area teams

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 5:17am
Dynamic scorers, dominant defenders and all-around standouts demonstrated their skills on the soccer field this spring. Here's the All-Area team.

Waunakee's UW-Green Bay recruit is 2024 State Journal/WiscNews girls soccer player of the year

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 5:03am
One of the state's best defenders proved she can play any position for a state semifinalist. Here's what makes her such a special player.

Vote 'no' on upcoming constitutional amendments -- Allen Pincus

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 5:00am
The Aug. 13 primary election ballot contains two proposed constitutional amendments. One gives the Legislature more power to determine how money is spent. The other strips the power of the governor to allocate federal funds such as disaster relief and…

Wash out the lying mouths of American politicians with soap -- Richard Broach

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 5:00am
When I was a child back in the early 1950s, if a child lied or spoke disrespectfully, parents might threaten to "wash your mouth out with soap."

Supreme Court's Chevron decision will benefit rich white men -- J. Denny Weaver

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 5:00am
The Chevron decision by the U.S. Supreme Court feels like a disturbing circle that is continuing to close. When the Declaration of Independence said “All men are created equal,” it meant white men of property. The revolution rejected paying taxes…

UW Board of Regents approves plan to reward chancellors for retaining students

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 5:56pm
"Here’s what we know: losing talent is much more expensive than rewarding it," UW system spokesperson Mark Pitsch said.

State Department of Transportation to hold public hearings on Interstate project

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 5:35pm
Maps and other information about improvements will be available at the hearings and state Department of Transportation staff will be on hand to answer questions.

Organizers of Robin Vos recall effort appeal Wisconsin Elections Commissions' rejection

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 4:25pm
It now will be up to the Dane County Circuit Court to decide whether organizers submitted enough valid signatures on time to force a recall election.

Amtrak reports strong ticket sales for new line running through Wisconsin

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 12:58pm
Borealis trains leave St. Paul at midday and Chicago in the late morning and offer coach and business classes and a cafe.

Drunken driver crashes into retention pond, Madison police say

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 12:25pm
The man was receiving medical care with EMS personnel when police arrived at the scene.

Man shot by BB gun fired from car on North Side, Madison police say

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 11:35am
No arrests have been made and the investigation is continuing, Madison police said.

Battleground Wisconsin: Voters feel nickel-and-dimed by health care costs

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 10:55am
BIRNAMWOOD — The land of fried cheese curds and the Green Bay Packers is among a half-dozen battleground states that could determine the outcome of November’s presidential election, a contest in which the cost and availability of health care are…

12 ways you can make this the most fun July yet

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 10:55am
Madison’s best month ever? Check these out and you decide

Wrong-way driver in Janesville faces 7th OWI, police say

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 10:50am
No injuries were reported in the incident on Thursday.

Ask the Weather Guys: Was Hurricane Beryl a special storm?

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 10:30am
Hurricane Beryl was a record-breaker early in a season that's expected to be more active than usual.

Man injured in crash into East Side house, authorities say

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 10:20am
The home occupants were not injured, authorities said.

Man faces 8th OWI after striking person who intervened in disturbance in Janesville, police say

Mon, 07/08/2024 - 9:20am
A person saw a man and a woman fighting in a vehicle, intervened and helped the female out of the vehicle, then was hit when the man drove away.