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Madison City Council approves funds to cover some costs of August flooding

Of the $3.2 million approved Tuesday, $2 million would be for paying the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District for treating excessive amounts of runoff water. Read more

City will pay developer $600,000 more for Judge Doyle Square

Mayor Paul Soglin and others introduced a resolution to the City Council Tuesday that would amend a development agreement with Beitler Real Estate Services to help keep construction moving. Read more

Updated: After casting doubts, Republican leader says state Senate would vote to cover pre-existing conditions

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, cast doubts on the viability of two campaign promises from Gov. Scott Walker — and one from his Democratic challenger, Tony Evers — on Tuesday. 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


Unique insurance company offers Southern Wisconsin people rates starting at $5 per month.

Locals can get renters or homeowners insurance at low starting rates


In-home care options for Southern Wisconsin people

Look at local, professional care & support options for a parent, spouse or family member who ne…

Prosecutor: Driver in fatal crash near Sun Prairie to be charged with homicide

Nicholas J. Hanley of Sun Prairie will be charged later this week with homicide by drunken driving, Assistant District Attorney William Brown said Tuesday. Read more

Conviction overturned in case in which Adams County sheriff candidate testified

A felony conviction for arson with intent to defraud, at which Adams County sheriff candidate Brent York testified on behalf of the state, was overturned last week on appeal. Read more

Madison police chief takes judges, juvenile 'justice' system to task in blog post

"But the one thing I haven't heard enough discussion about are the needs of the victims of crimes caused by juveniles," Koval writes. Read more

Madison Edgewood to state its stadium case Wednesday

Edgewood High School wants to build a stadium with the lighting and sound system needed to host sporting events at night. Some neighbors are opposed to the idea.  Read more

Teen shoots at men chasing them out of South Side garage, Madison police say

Two men chasing after two teens found inside an underground parking garage escaped injury Tuesday afternoon when one of the teens shot at the men. Read more

Special assessment letters sent to Madison residents by mistake

Over 1,000 property owners in Madison were surprised to learn they owed money to the city for unpaid fees. Read more

Homicide, kilos of cocaine, man banned for life all in notable crimes this week

A weekly roundup of crime reports from Madison and the surrounding area. Read more


Wisconsin sports

Brewers fall to Dodgers 2-1 in 13 innings as Los Angeles evens NLCS

Cody Bellinger drove in the game-winning run with a two-out single to right in the 13th inning as the Dodgers pulled even in the NLCS with a 2-1 victory over the Brewers Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. Read more

Business briefing

Epic seeks high-voltage power line to support growth at Verona campus; medical software giant could double demand by 2028

The medical software company would pay about $10 million to bury the line, while the rest of the $21 million cost would be passed on to about 5 million ratepayers in Wisconsin and Michigan.  Read more

Entertainment and leisure

Wine of the week: Flora Springs All Hallows’ Eve 2016 Cabernet Franc Napa Valley

It was dark. She was tense. He came at her with a knife. Read more

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