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Madison area seeks creative, comprehensive solution to addressing gun violence

Mayor Paul Soglin and Dane County Executive Joe Parisi are vowing additional funding in their 2019 budgets to build on recent initiatives. Read more


Local News

Sun Prairie explosion: Follow ongoing coverage of fatal blast that killed firefighter, damaged downtown

Here's a look at all of the news coverage of a massive gas explosion and fire in downtown Sun Prair… Read more

Madison Wisconsin Business News

Epic in the news: 10 times Epic Systems made headlines in the last year

Epic Systems Corp., the Verona electronic health records company with about 10,000 employees and a … Read more

Just Ask Us

Just Ask Us: Is there a certain number of smoke detectors I have to have in my residence?

Madison's passed a smoke detector ordinance in 2009 after a fatal fire.  Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Get to know the Wisconsin Badgers' 2019 football recruiting class

From in-state standouts to bruising offensive linemen and a consensus four-star quarterback on the … Read more


The finest destination for exceptional sleep in your Southern Wisconsin home

Enjoy plush comfort with our patent-pending support system which actively contours and cradles your…


In-home care options for Southern Wisconsin people

Look at local, professional care & support options for a parent, spouse or family member who ne…


Recent columns by Michael Perry

Michael Perry: 'Sunday night sads'

The light was fading as we left the home farm up north. My wife was away at a wedding and the elder… Read more


Ask the Weather Guys: How fast do raindrops fall?

The typical speed of a falling raindrop depends on its size. Read more

Local Education

Campers create miniature universes

An imagination to turn small objects, craft supplies and other materials into houses and other universes was at the heart of last week's Miniature Worlds Camp at the Madison Children’s Museum. Read more

Just Ask Us

SOS: Paying bills, product(s) loyalty no bulwark against getting sent to collections

Her reward for company loyalty? Getting sent to two collections agencies. Read more

Major League Baseball

Brewers blow 2 late leads in crushing loss to Pirates, head to All-Star break on 6-game skid

Josh Bell wins the finale of the five-game series with a two-run walk-off double for the Pirates in the 10th inning, dropping Milwaukee 2 1/2 games behind the Chicago Cubs. Read more

Pro football

Most important Packers? Green Bay's fate rests on more than just a healthy Aaron Rodgers

GREEN BAY – The refrain remains the same. And it figures to for as long as the much-discussed Aaron… Read more

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Major League Baseball

Futures Game a showcase of potential Manny Machado trade chips, including some Brewers propsects

"There's definitely a lot of talk going around with trades and all that," said Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Keston Hiura, who has been mentioned as possible trade chip for Machado. "There's always questions of who's getting moved and all that. ... Whatever happens talking wise or behind the scenes, that's out of our control." Read more

Major League Baseball

Janesville native Charlie Meyer relishing multiple roles with Brewers

It's been a bit of a wild season for Charlie Meyer, a 2011 Craig High graduate who signed a contract with his home-state club in April 2017. Read more


Oscar Robertson's Milwaukee Bucks NBA title ring, other items being auctioned

Robertson's Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame ring and induction trophy, 11 of his NBA All-Star rings and his game-worn jerseys from the Milwaukee Bucks and University of Cincinnati are also included in the 2018 auction. Read more


Michael Kim breaks Steve Stricker's record in runaway win at PGA John Deere Classic

Kim shot a final-round 66 on Sunday to win the John Deere Classic by a record-setting eight strokes. Kim, who turned 25 on Saturday, finished at 27-under 257 to break Madison resident Steve Stricker’s tournament record from 2010 by one shot. Read more

Pro football

Explore the Green Bay Packers' 2018 regular-season schedule

The Green Bay Packers will open the 2018 regular season against the Chicago Bears on Sept. 9 at Lam… Read more

Pro football

Take a closer look at the Green Bay Packers' picks in the 2018 NFL draft

The Packers prioritized pass defense in the early rounds before picking up some receiving help for … Read more