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SOS: After man takes tumble, McDonald's makes parking lot walkways easier to see

The accidents wouldn't have happened, he said, if the walkway's edge had been easier to pick out -- like with some bright paint. Read more

Historic Belleville train depot on its way to new life and use

The depot, constructed in 1888, sits along a well-used bike trail in the southern Dane County village.  Read more

Rural cities work to attract, retain youth

Officials in communities like Portage across the region, including Baraboo and Beaver Dam, are working to make their communities more attractive to young adults.  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

Roll Call: Key votes from the Wisconsin congressional delegation this week

Here's how members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation voted on major issues this week.  Read more

Recipients often later become the givers through the Empty Stocking Club

Some people may wonder if it matters all that much to provide a Christmas gift for a child who would not otherwise have one. Read more

Authorities ID 2 who died of gunshot wounds in Monroe County

The bodies of Rhonda Woods, 43, and Patrick Woods, 54, both of rural Tomah, were found Thursday morning near Foothill Avenue in the town of La Grange by Monroe County Sheriff’s Department deputies. Read more

Children offer 'Helping Hands' to brighten season

The Helping Hands program is an opportunity for children of all ages to submit letters recognizing people who could benefit from $200 during the holiday season.  Read more

17-year-old led police on 100 mph chase in stolen vehicle, Jackson County authorities say

A 17-year-old from Georgia was arrested Thursday after leading authorities on a high-speed chase across two counties in a stolen vehicle. Read more

Southern Wisconsin neighbors: Obituaries published today

Read through the obituaries published today on Read more

Clash apparent in Tony Evers, Scott Walker transition adviser styles

Evers is talking to some business leaders, but also reaching out to many others as he prepares to take office Jan. 7. Read more


Wisconsin sports

Packers vs Bears: Follow live game updates

Follow the latest Packers news and score throughout the season. Read more

Business briefing

Customers swarm to support Baraboo bakery caught in prom photo controversy

Earlier this week, a video lampooning a controversial photo of local high school boys delivering an apparent Nazi salute, as well as anti-Semitic fliers posted at Jack Young Middle School, claimed to be sponsored by the bakery. Owners Amanda and Tony Nieto said they had nothing to do with the propaganda, yet had seen business drop by half since those incidents. Read more

Entertainment and leisure

East side deli Alimentari makes the holidays easy, breezy and cheesy

With the holidays peeking around the corner, this part-eatery, part-specialty market at 306 S. Brearly is a saving grace for partygoers and hosts alike. Read more

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