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Texas woman pleads guilty to 7-figure fraud against a Wisconsin business owner

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:15am
The name of the business was not stated in court documents but one document indicates the crime occurred in Fall River, in Columbia County.

Columbia County sheriff identifies 5 crash victims

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:15am
Amid the continuing investigation, deputies are reminding drivers to wear seatbelts and use their headlights when weather or time of day restricts visibility.

Where you get vaccinations can dramatically affect cost -- Daniel G. Malone

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:00am
My wife went to her primary care doctor’s clinic in one of the large hospitals in Madison and got two very commonly administered vaccines. One was to protect against pneumococcal pneumonia, and the other to protect against hepatitis A and…

Encourage lawmakers for being ambitious on climate change -- Joshua Rockley

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:00am
If you live somewhere that prioritizes climate action (yay), it might feel pointless to contact your elected officials or celebrate their wins publicly. Our efforts can feel equally fruitless on the climate-denier end of the spectrum, because it seems like…

Economy is a Trojan horse for other societal issues -- Peter Williamson

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:00am
Political strategist James Carville coined the phrase "It's the economy, stupid" to give Bill Clinton's 1992 president campaign focus and to galvanize the support of voters. It worked.

Supreme Court's review of safe abortion medication is ridiculous -- Bob Miller

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:00am
The current U.S. Supreme Court's review of whether it's constitutionally legal to ban the use of an abortion pill is patently ridiculous.

Mineral Point grad leaving Wisconsin men's basketball for transfer portal

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 4:45am
The guard was an option for the Badgers as injuries impacted the rotation. Here's what it means moving forward.

5 questions with Sun Prairie East senior Grace Kramschuster

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 4:45am
From her favorite meal to her childhood toy and how she got involved in softball, this is Sun Prairie East senior Grace Kramschuster.

Offense delivers for Brewers in second straight road game

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 4:30am
Christian Yelich, Blake Perkins and Sal Frelick led the way against host Cincinnati.

Where Wisconsin men's basketball stands in final AP rankings

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 4:15am
The Badgers were as high as sixth, showed promise at the Big Ten Tournament before a letdown in March Madness.

McFarland's girls soccer victory leads prep stars of the night

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 3:45am
McFarland blanked Madison Edgewood. Here's how other prep sports played out Tuesday.

Solar eclipse thrills hundreds gathered at UW-Madison's Library Mall

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:50am
"I love science and I love seeing people get intrigued," said Althea Dotzour, a photographer for University Communications at UW-Madison.

Fewer people want to be a Madison police officer, reflecting a national trend

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:45am
The number of people applying to the Madison Police Department has dropped precipitously since 2013. The trend in the suburbs isn't quite as clear.

DNR employees violated free speech of Blue Mound State Park volunteer group, judge rules

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:40am
The case over the snowmobile trail remains unresolved and is just the latest dispute between the Friends and the DNR over snowmobiling at the park.

Beaver Dam Conagra factory to close at end of summer, eliminating 250 jobs

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:40am
The facility at 1201 Green Valley Road in Beaver Dam was built in 1972, and became part of Conagra Brands in 2018 when Conagra acquired Pinnacle Foods.

Brewers nearly pull off comeback from 8-run deficit

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:35am
Milwaukee got within one run of the Reds on Monday night in Cincinnati.

Dance is dwindling in Wisconsin's public schools. Chell Parkins is trying to fix that.

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:30am
"I don't think we're doing our best job if people think dance is something outside of themselves that isn't accessible to them," Parkins said. "I think everybody can and should dance because it just feels good and it's fun."

Tony Evers vetoes GOP bill to allow younger teens to work without parental consent in Wisconsin

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:30am
The Republican bill that would have allowed 14- and 15-year-olds in Wisconsin to work without getting consent from their parents or a state permit.

President Joe Biden unveils latest student loan forgiveness plan in Madison

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:30am
The new proposal would provide debt relief to more than 30 million borrowers, when combined with Biden's previous efforts to cancel student loan debt.

Here's the video of people taking in the eclipse on Library Mall

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:25am
They came with eclipse glasses, cameras and blankets and were met with a near cloudless sky.