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Will Madison benefit from a 'Top Chef' effect? Local chefs think so

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:50am
Top Chef is following Frank Lloyd Wright's path to Madison.

Wisconsin man lived 30 years under assumed name, landed top hospital job, until unmasked by DNA test

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:45am
After a series of legal skirmishes, a detective took the step of obtaining a DNA sample to determine who the real Bill Woods was.

Giannis to have leg tested after leaving in win over Celtics with record fewest free throws ever

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:40am
Milwaukee attempted two free throws and Boston didn't attempt any in the Bucks' 104-91 win at Fiserv Forum.

6 maps that explain Wisconsin football's recent recruiting efforts

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:37am
The BadgerExtra team dived into two recruiting classes to see where Wisconsin football has targeted its recruiting efforts. Here's what we found.

Packers' popularity highlights Tailgate Tour, which may extend to a new country

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:35am
The Packers are heading around the state this week. President/CEO Mark Murphy knows fans are everywhere and may lead to a season opener in South America.

Tony Evers vetoes 'forever chemicals' bill, calls for special meeting to release PFAS, hospital funds

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:30am
The Democratic governor issued a rarely used maneuver calling on the state's Republican-controlled finance committee to convene and release $140 million in state funds set aside in the budget.

Wisconsin expands missing children alert system

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:30am
The Prince Act allows the use of a Silver Alert for missing children if the situation does not meet the criteria for an Amber Alert.

4 observations from Wisconsin football's fifth spring practice

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:25am
Attention to detail is a focus for the Badgers trying to improve screens. Here's what we learned from Tuesday's practice.

3 things that stood out from Luke Fickell after Wisconsin football's 5th spring practice

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:25am
The Badgers are preparing for an expanded Big Ten and Wisconsin's coach weighs in on quarterback play and injuries this spring.

Video game lounge opening on Madison's State Street this summer

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:20am
A 5000-square-foot video game lounge, called The Guild, for beginners and advanced gamers alike plans to open on State Street sometime in late June or early July.

Man pleads guilty to dragging Dane County sheriff's deputy during traffic stop

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:15am
Cornelius K. Stewart, 29, also pleaded guilty to one count of forgery for trying to pass fake $100 bills at a store in Cross Plains on Dec. 21.

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.