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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.

Wisconsin man convicted of 2021 murder will not be eligible for release until 64

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:15am
The victim's pastor called him a "humble man" who "came to know Jesus Christ as his savior."

Man gets 8 years in prison for shooting mother in front of teen son on South Side

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:15am
Family of the man told a Dane County judge Monday that they had tried to stop him from carrying a gun in public before the shooting.

Classified document comparison is a false equivalency -- David Falk

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:00am
The March 24 letter to the editor "Corrupt justice system is biased against Trump" decried the treatment of Donald Trump for mishandling classified documents, suggesting that President Joe Biden should likewise be charged. This is a clear false equivalence.

5 women in Donald Trump's orbit may change our world -- Paul Kristoffersen

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:00am
Currently, five women in former President Donald Trump’s orbit will impact and shape the rest of his life. They refuse to accept his definition of democracy and his tendencies toward authoritarianism.

We must stand up to global bullies like Vladimir Putin -- Linda O'Neill Medland

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:00am
Former President Donald Trump has suggested that, if elected, he will not give aid to Ukraine and that Russian President Vladimir Putin is within his rights to take it.

Wisconsin Senate's longest-serving member will not seek reelection

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:00am
State Sen. Rob Cowles, R-Green Bay, said he will not run again.

Joe Biden isn't willing to answer the tough questions -- David J Rizzo

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:00am
American citizens deserve to hear from President Joe Biden. Not via diligently developed teleprompter talks. Not via carefully choreographed photo ops. Not via barely audible utterances while he's boarding Marine One to embark on yet another vacation. Not even via…

Rezoning will threaten Madison's historic neighborhoods -- Andrew Bent

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:00am
Is it comforting or misleading for Madison city planners to reassure citizens that, upon proactive (forced) rezoning, they continue to control the fate of their property? People buy into neighborhoods, not just their own property.

Offset carbon emission costs for your summer vacation travel -- Laurie Elwell

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 5:00am
Summer travel season is almost here. Many of us are looking forward to heading out across the globe.