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Wisconsin, U.S. seeing wave of late-season flu cases

An increasing number of cases involve a strain resistant to this year's vaccine. State officials expect the high number of cases to extend well into April.  Read more

Dane County names consultant to advise Vilas Zoo as contract with nonprofit partner expires

The consultant, Mike Gill, will advise the county as it takes over fundraising duties and additional operations from The Henry Vilas Zoological Society. Read more

Judge to rule Tuesday in second legal challenge to GOP laws curtailing powers of Tony Evers

The second lawsuit contends the laws violate the state constitution’s separation of powers between the legislative and executive branches. 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

Developer pursuing project on Essen Haus site

McGrath Property Group is moving to buy three buildings in the center of the 500 block of East Wilson Street, the parking lot behind them and four duplexes for a housing and commercial redevelopment. Read more

Ag department warns of high manure runoff risk for Wisconsin fields

Spreading manure while the risk of runoff is severe could cause manure runoff into streams, threatening water quality and leading to more algae blooms later in the year. Read more

Candidate Q&A: Edgerton City Council, District 1

A seven-term incumbent (I) faces a challenger for for the District 1 seat on the Edgerton City Council. The term is for two years. Read more

Racine woman who embezzled $778k from father's law firm gets 21 months in prison

Kathleen A. Fetek, 56, who was indicted by a federal grand jury for embezzling more than $775,000 from her late father’s Racine law firm — and using it to fund a gambling and drug problem — was sentenced Wednesday to serve 21 months in prison. Read more

Candidate Q&A: Edgerton City Council, District 3

A former City Council member is challenging incumbent Mark Wellnitz, who did not respond to requests for comment for the District 3 seat on… Read more

Candidate Q&A: Edgerton City Council, District 2

A four-term incumbent (I) faces a challenger in the District 2 seat on the Edgerton City Council. The election is for a two-year term. Read more

Judge dismisses final worker wage lawsuit against Epic Systems

A class action lawsuit filed in 2016 by quality assurance workers at Epic Systems was dismissed Monday after a federal judge said an arbitration agreement is valid and must be followed.  Read more


Wisconsin sports

Tom Oates: Naming of starting quarterback at spring football practice not on UW coach Paul Chryst's agenda

Saying there are no depth charts — only organizational charts — during spring ball, Chryst is in no hurry to anoint a starter, much less a savior. Read more

Business briefing

Everything announced at Apple's big event

Apple is making movies, TV shows and ... a credit card. Read more

Entertainment and leisure

Pets and owners - you can learn a lot about one by studying the other

Pets can be influenced by the personality traits of their owners, something veterinarians could use to help them diagnoise any pet problems. Read more

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