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Nasra Wehelie will fight for Madison, Dane County in the Assembly -- Paul Soglin

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 3:27pm
I strongly endorse Nasra Wehelie to represent District 80 in the Wisconsin Assembly. These days every candidate in Dane County makes a claim they are fighting for social and economic justice. Let us make that a reality.

Traffic enforcement effort 'Trooper in a Truck' comes to Madison Wednesday

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 2:00pm
The partnership places troopers in semitractors and buses so they can take advantage of a truck's higher vantage point to catch drivers breaking the law.

Janesville police seek man who stole credit cards at restaurant, bought 2 Apple Mac Books

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 12:50pm
The male suspect is pictured in the accompanying photos. He is wanted for felony fraudulent use of credit card.

Second section of Lower Yahara River Trail now open near Stoughton

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 11:40am
The Lower Yahara River Trail is one step closer to connecting Madison and Stoughton, but a lot of work is left to be done.

Washington Post: Governor's marijuana pardons are a model for the country

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 10:15am
Maryland’s legalization of recreational marijuana just over a year ago has obviously been a boon to users. But it also has benefited the state, bringing in more than $26 million in tax revenue during the second half of 2023.

Federal judge rules protesters can't march through Republican National Convention security zone

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 10:10am
Protesters have complained that the city is keeping them too far away from the convention site, which is inside a security perimeter where credentials are required to gain access.

Firefighter injured, occupants escape blaze at Janesville apartment building, authorities say

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 9:40am
At about 1:45 p.m. Monday, multiple callers reported fire through the roof of Surrey Ridge Apartments and fire crews found heavy fire when they arrived.

Vintage Brewing Co. expanding to historic building in western Dane County

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 8:55am
Madison-based Vintage Brewing will convert the historic building into its fifth location, which includes three in Madison and another in Sauk City.

Driver arrested for OWI after hitting bicyclist on near West Side, Madison police say

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 8:10am
Shorewood Hills police found the vehicle and arrested the 32-year-old male driver, Madison police said.

Madison-area teens tackle the Mount Everest of Scouting adventures

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 7:35am
"I have a very short list of items that I want to finish during my time in Scouts," Anna Stevens, 14, said. "It's 'Get Eagle (Scout)' and 'Go to Philmont.'"

Beer Baron: Maybe it's not too soon for Oktoberfest

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 6:45am
Grant Pauly of 3 Sheeps Brewing tries to explain himself.

Why a revised rule would've negated one of Wisconsin football's best plays of 2023

Tue, 07/09/2024 - 6:37am
Wisconsin posted a historic comeback last year at Illinois, but the winning touchdown wouldn't count this fall. Here's why.

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…