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Draining, drying out and repairing flood-damaged microcars a macro job

Chris Beebe, a skilled mechanic with decades of experience, is being tested with the 28 cars and motorcycles from the Midwest Microcar Museum in Mazomanie damaged in the August flood. Read more

MORE FROM MADISON AND WISCONSIN

As Trump disparages immigrants, dairy farmers build bridges to Mexico

Roberto Tecpile often puts in 70 hours a week at the Rosenholm dairy farm in Cochrane, Wisconsin — a place where winter days are short and … Read more

Bland vs. bland

At a time when national politics are anything but bland, Wisconsin voters are about to choose between two candidates for governor who are, by many measures, exactly that. Read more

August Wilson joins 'Macbeth' at American Players Theatre in 2019

American Players Theatre announced its 2019 season today, including "Fences" and Lauren Gunderson's new "Book of Will." In the Touchstone will be Ibsen's "Doll's House" (1879) and Lucas Hnath's "Doll's House Part 2," written in 2017.  Read more

FROM ACROSS THE NATION AND AROUND THE WORLD

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

Famed triathlon winner still an iron woman at 59

Kathleen McCartney, who famously passed a stricken Julie Moss in the final yards at the 1982 Ironman World Championship, is competing again after successful back surgery and a painful divorce. Read more