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Major League Baseball

Tom Oates: Despite difficult end to dream season, Brewers prove they're built for success

Even though their usual winning formula didn't materialize, the Brewers proved to everyone that they will be competing for division titles and postseason berths for years to come. Read more

Madison Wisconsin Business News

New owners and an expanded vision for Tyrol Basin

Nathan McGree, 33, was looking for a place to build a haunted house but ended up with a ski hill, too. He has plans for tubing, mountain biking and more. Read more

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Major League Baseball

Brewers come up short in World Series bid as Dodgers take NL pennant with 5-1 victory

While the Dodgers will head to Boston to face the Red Sox in the World Series, the Brewers will go their separate ways with fond memories and a lingering bit of pain from having come so close to their goal only to fall short. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Fans take to Twitter to critique Badgers' 49-20 win over Fighting Illini

Wisconsin State Journal reporter Jason Galloway collected some of the best tweets after the Wiscons… Read more

Local News

A lifetime of apples

EDGERTON — If you’re wondering about the difference between a Wolf River apple and an American Blus… Read more


In attorney general contest, Brad Schimel and Josh Kaul draw sharp contrasts

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel and Democratic challenger Josh Kaul don't agree on much, particularly Schimel's handling of a backlog of sexual assault evidence kits, lawsuits involving the environment and health care and Kaul's experience. Read more


Wisconsin Elections

Candidate Q&A: 51st Assembly District

A repeat of the 2016 51st Assembly race pits incumbent Todd Novak, who is seeking a third term, against Jeff Wright, the assistant superintendent for the Sauk Prairie School District.  Read more

Wisconsin Elections

Candidate Q&A: Attorney general

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel, a Republican, is being challenged by political newcomer Jo… Read more

Wisconsin Elections

Candidate Q&A: 42nd Assembly District

Two contenders who faced off in a special election in June for the 42nd Assembly District seat will have a rematch on Nov. 6, this time, for a full, two-year term. Read more

Wisconsin Elections

Candidate Q&A: Secretary of state

Jay Schroeder of Neenah is challenging incumbent Doug La Follette of Madison. Read more

Entertainment News

Anne Lamott talks about 'Almost Everything'

In her new book, the Bay Area author compares the brevity of life to free theater in the park: “glorious and tedious; full of wonder and often hard to understand.” Read more

Wisconsin Elections

With Wisconsin voters split on governor, Tammy Baldwin enjoys commanding lead in Senate race

Whey does Tammy Baldwin, a liberal Democrat, remain popular in a state that has drifted to the right and where voters are sharply divided over who should be governor? Read more


World News

Photos: Here's your chance to row an ancient warship

Every summer, visitors can get a whiff of life in the galleys 2,500 years ago by joining the crew o… Read more Health, Sports Health & Fitness

Five surprising factors that could keep you thin

Sure, genetics and a healthy lifestyle play a large role, but there are other, more surprising correlations that may be helping people stay slim. Read more


Major League Baseball

Brewers' bullpen finally runs out of gas in NLCS Game 7 loss to Dodgers

Josh Hader was brilliant as usual, but Jeremy Jeffress was tagged for a crucial three-run homer by Yasiel Puig and the Brewers never recovered, losing 5-1 to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7 on Saturday night. Read more

Home and Garden

Garden calendar: For the week of Oct. 21

Tips for your flowers, trees and shrubs. Read more

Entertainment News

On View: 'The Other Side of the Border'

Colorful threads tell somber stories in an exhibit of story cloths embroidered by an artists’ group… Read more

Local News

Attendance at Warriors and Wizards Festival in Jefferson significantly lower than last year's Harry Potter Fesitval, vendors say; weather could be to blame

The National Weather Service said 30 mph sustained winds with gusts of about 40 mph and intermittent bursts of soft hail were found around Jefferson, which marred the experience for the attendees as they walked between vendor booth, fantasy- and science fiction-themed attractions and downtown shops.  Read more

Major League Baseball

Cody Bellinger wins NLCS MVP award for Dodgers

Bellinger opened the playoffs with an 0-for-15 slide and finished with just five hits in the series against Milwaukee, but they included a two-run homer that led the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 in Game 7 on Saturday night, and the game=winning singles in the 13th inning of a 2-1 victory in Game 4. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Five first-half takeaways propel Wisconsin Badgers past Illinois Fighting Illini

The Badgers' defense forced five first-half turnovers to pull away from Illinois in their 49-20 victory Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Read more