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How I bagged my first buck on a mentored hunt with Joel Kleefisch

On a fall afternoon in 1995, my mom asked me — like she did most days — what I’d learned in school. Read more

This year's Hmong New Year celebration in Madison focuses on education

Performers will get a chance to show off their uniquely Hmong talents, playing traditional instruments and singing folk songs. Read more

Support Madison's black-owned businesses at the Black Friday Business Expo

 Holiday shoppers can browse about 30 other black-owned vendors at the expo the Black Business Expo this Friday, Nov. 24. Read more


Nurse Practitioner opening near Madison

Growing primary care practice an hour north of Madison, WI has an immediate opening for a Nurse Practitioner. Read more

Trusted moving companies for Madison people

Professional, qualified movers can safely get your valuables to your new home.

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Residents can compare personal loan offers from multiple lenders and save big on interest.

Just Bakery breaks down employment barriers for ex-cons

Many students mentored through Just Bakery's commercial baking program have serious barriers to finding employment, including homelessness, drug addictions and criminal histories. Read more

Scammers, hackers want to steal your Christmas, officials warn

It won't be the Grinch who stole your Christmas, but rather computer hackers and scammers who look at your account numbers and personal information as gaily-wrapped presents. Read more

Two injured in shooting on Madison's Southeast Side, police say

The two men, ages 27 and 34, were shot on the 5300 block of Groveland Terrace at about 5:30 a.m. Read more

Meet the volunteers who help turn old sweaters into new mittens to raise money for food pantries

ReMitts, a local volunteer-run organization, makes mittens out of old wool sweaters to raise money for Madison-area food pantries. So far they've garnered more than $225,000 for their efforts. Read more

Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration transfer hospitals, Viterbo University to lay leadership to pursue social justice

The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration will transfer its control of two health systems and Viterbo University to lay leadership while the La Crosse-based order focuses on other ministries, FSPA President Sister Karen Lueck announced Tuesday. Read more

Plea hearing scheduled for Caledonia man charged in crash that killed father, daughter

Levi G. Ruohonen, 26, of the 4500 block of Valley Road, is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 4. He is charged with two felony counts of homicide by intoxicated used of a vehicle and a felony charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing injury, for injuries suffered by a third victim in the crash. Read more

Report: Bipartisan agreements in Wisconsin Assembly reduce chaos in floor sessions

A newly published report found that an ongoing, informal agreement between Republicans and Democrats in the Wisconsin Assembly has struck a balance between the two parties' goals and made floor sessions in the chamber "less chaotic." Read more

Wisconsin sports

Badgers women's basketball: Back-and-forth battle ends in loss to Syracuse

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senior guard Cayla McMorris scored 21 points and had a career-best four assists, but the University of Wisconsin … Read more

Business briefing

Retailers brace for the 'Silver Tsunami'

With the emerging "Silver Tsunami," a metaphor for the aging population, retailers are preparing for the tidal wave of 78 million ba… Read more


Entertainment and leisure

America's most (and least) pet-friendly cities

WalletHub’s analysts compared the creature-friendliness of the 100 largest cities across 21 key metrics.  Read more

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