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Analysis: Rhodes-Conway presents a formidable challenge to Soglin in Madison mayor's race

Madison's mayoral candidates start race toward the general election April 2.  Read more

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Famed 11-year-old crochet prodigy Jonah Larson of La Crosse signs book deal, national partnerships

When 11-year-old Jonah Larson graced the cover of the La Crosse Tribune last month, hooks and yarn in hand, readers worldwide responded with warm, fuzzy feelings for the precocious crochet prodigy. Read more

It's Satya and Soglin: Incumbent mayor and former alder advance in Madison mayoral primary

With all precincts reporting, Paul Soglin secured 28.6 percent of the vote with Satya Rhodes-Conway at a close 27.7 percent, which is a difference of 323 votes. Read more

Erasing racism: Madison schools explore ways to bolster anti-racism efforts after several teachers use racial slurs

Five times this school year, an MMSD teacher or substitute teacher has used a racial slur in front of a student. The string of incidents has forced the district to grapple with how to have more productive conversations about race and how to heal. Plus, many educators now realize that when it comes to anti-racism efforts, the work is ongoing and never stops. Read more

Galesville antique phone dealers looking to offload vast collection

After almost 50 years of building Phoneco Inc., their antique phone empire, Ron and Mary Knappen are ready to put down their receivers for good.  Read more

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Fact check: Here's a look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. Read more

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