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Israel has every right to attack the terrorists in Hamas -- Zach Thennes

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 5:00am
I don't recall a clearer military action in my lifetime. Hamas attacks Israel Oct. 7. Hamas kills, rapes and kidnaps innocent Israelis. Seven months later, they hide among civilians, launch rockets from Rafah, attack and steal humanitarian aid, and still…

Democratic Party teaches victimhood instead of accountability -- Gregory Erickson

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 5:00am
Encampments aren't free speech. UW-Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin made an unforced error with protesters on campus by involving the police early on. Students just doubled down on victimhood claims, which the university taught them through diversity, equity and inclusion ideology.

Race and heritage of people of color aren't inconsequential -- J. Denny Weaver

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 5:00am
The move by Republicans in the Legislature to audit diversity, equity and inclusion positions within state government and the Universities of Wisconsin System feels like a naked attempt to maintain white supremacy.

5 high school lacrosse stars from the Madison/WiscNews area: May 14 edition

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 4:37am
Big goal totals highlighted some standout performances on the lacrosse field last week. Vote for your favorite.

Brewers rally but can't overcome two Pirates' stars

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 10:15pm
Milwaukee trailed by five late but got within one run of Pittsburgh in the late innings. Here's how Monday's game played out.

Winningest Big Ten women's basketball coach retires after Iowa's Caitlin Clark era

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 6:42pm
The Hawkeyes were twice national runners-up in the past two seasons. They will usher in a new era with a familiar face as next coach.

Kickoff time, TV channel revealed for Alabama's anticipated visit to Wisconsin football

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 5:31pm
The Badgers will host Alabama in September. A new Crimson Tide staff includes a former Wisconsin assistant. Here's how fans can watch.

Fight over 'forever chemicals,' hospital funds ramps up in Wisconsin with GOP veto overrides, Gov. Evers' lawsuit

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 4:31pm
Senate Republicans plan to vote Tuesday override Evers' vetoes of three dozen bills. Republicans don't have the votes in the Assembly to successfully override a veto.

Ask the Weather Guys: Do tornadoes occur over all parts of Earth?

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 1:30pm
Computers began powering forecasts in 1955, leading to a golden age in weather science.

Man arrested for attacking speaker during demonstration, UW-Madison police say

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 12:50pm
The Madison man reportedly was yelling and agitated when he punched one man twice in the back of the head and another in the face and on the shoulder.

Wisconsin Supreme Court's liberal justices appear poised to flip ballot drop box ban

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 12:27pm
The court's eventual decision could have considerable impact on Wisconsin's upcoming August 13 primary and November 5 presidential election.

Madison's 'Chimney Doe' finally has a name, after nearly 35 years

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 11:50am
The DNA Doe Project has identified the person whose bones were found at the bottom of a chimney in a since-demolished building on University Avenue in September 1989.

Madison School District hires new communications director

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 11:25am
Edell Fiedler most recently worked as director of communications and engagement for the city of Elgin, Illinois. Fiedler's first day was April 22.

Much of Wisconsin under alert as Canadian wildfire smoke chokes upper Midwest again

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 11:20am
Nearly 90 fires are currently burning in Canada, and northeastern British Columbia, northwestern Alberta and the southern Northwest Territories are suffering from an intense drought

Tom Still: Why has Microsoft picked Wisconsin for its AI data center? Just ask AI

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 9:40am
The project at the Foxconn site in southeastern Wisconsin, on paper, offers oodles of potential for the state's manufacturing.

Man on probation for robbery arrested after fleeing Janesville police on dirt bike

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 9:20am
The 20-year-old driver of the dirt bike was arrested and jailed on tentative charges of fleeing/eluding officers and a felony probation violation, Janesville police said.

Arrest made after man shot, critically injured at Reindahl Park on Far East Side, Madison police say

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 8:50am
A gathering was taking place at Reindahl Park at the time of the shooting and it appears that the man who was shot was targeted, Madison police said.

Motorcyclist hospitalized after crash that closed Highway 18/151 near Dodgeville, authorities say

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 8:40am
The crash happened about 1:50 p.m. Sunday on Highway 18/151 near milepost 53, about 10 miles east of Dodgeville, the Iowa County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

SOS: Vrbo's handling of condo cancellation leaves couple short $3,701.96

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 8:00am
Expedia was telling the Cychoszes that it bore no responsibility for a reservation made on its platform and botched by its business partner.

Exact Sciences blood test for many cancers is going to patients this summer

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 7:35am
Meanwhile, a competitor has received federal approval for a stool-based colon cancer screening test to rival Exact Sciences' similar Cologuard.