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Politics and Elections

Election 2019: Learn about the candidates on Tuesday's primary ballot

Get caught up with all of the Wisconsin State Journal's coverage of the 2019 spring primary electio… Read more


Local News

Know Your Madisonian: City transportation director eyes Bus Rapid Transit, electric buses

As the city's first director of transportation in nearly three decades, Thomas Lynch oversees a department that includes the Transit, Traffic Engineering and Parking divisions. Read more

Politics and Elections

Some Wisconsin Republicans wary of President Trump's emergency declaration

Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner and Mike Gallagher in statements characterized Trump’s emergency declaration seeking up to $8 billion in border wall funding as a subversion of the powers of Congress. Read more

Politics and Elections

Illinois Democrats ask Tony Evers to review Foxconn plant impact

"We ask that you submit forthcoming construction plans to stringent environmental review," they wrote. Read more

Madison Wisconsin Business News

$225 million acquisition of Madison-based Propeller Health is completed

The Madison digital health company also marks another partnership for use of its asthma and COPD platform. Read more


Security solutions to keep your Southern Wisconsin family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.


Politics and Elections

Beto O'Rourke stops in Milwaukee, Madison in first Midwest swing

The former Texas congressman met with about 20 students at Milwaukee Area Technical College before heading to the UW-Madison for a similar event on campus that attracted more than 200 students and faculty. Read more

Local News

Fitchburg mayor sanctioned for sexual harassment in 2007 in village of Oregon

"The phone calls were made late at night and during these phone calls sexual (sic) explicit questions were asked." Read more

Local News

State worker health benefits program has large reserves, audit finds

The agency that handles state worker benefits doesn’t consistently provide enough information to in… Read more

Major League Baseball

MVP Christian Yelich ready to work after short offseason for Brewers

After a busy and shorter-than-normal offseason, Yelich insists he, and the team, will be ready to go when the regular season gets underway late next month. Read more

Major League Baseball

Video: Reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich ready to get down to business at Brewers spring training

The Brewers star, who helped Milwaukee come within one game of the World Series last season, speaks to the media on Friday at the team's recently renovated spring training facility in Phoenix, Arizona. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers Hockey

Friday road woes end: Badgers edge No. 15 Notre Dame in men's hockey

Daniel Lebedeff makes two big saves in the third period to preserve a 2-1 victory. Read more


Local News

Southern Wisconsin neighbors: Obituaries published today

Read through the obituaries published today on Read more


Today's Birthdays, Feb. 16: LeVar Burton

Today is Saturday, Feb. 16. Read more

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Wisconsin Badgers Hockey

Badgers 2, Fighting Irish 1: Wrapup and three stars from the Wisconsin men's hockey victory over No. 15 Notre Dame

The Badgers held on for a road victory over the Fighting Irish to open a Big Ten Conference series Friday night at Compton Family Ice Arena. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers Hockey

Emily Clark's two goals lead Badgers women's hockey team to 6-1 victory at Minnesota Duluth

The second-ranked University of Wisconsin women's hockey team hadn't played Minnesota Duluth since … Read more

Boys basketball

Madison East beats Madison La Follette to win Big Eight boys basketball title

Not only did Keonte Jones come back from banging his knee, he took over down the stretch, scoring seven of his game-high 21 points in the final 2:20 to lead East to a 73-66 victory over the Lancers. Read more

High School Swimming

Madison Edgewood ends Monona Grove's four-year reign atop Division 2 swimming

The Crusaders, who finished with 289 points, won their second state title and first since 2014. Second-ranked Monona Grove finished second with 184 points. Read more

High School Sports

Prep roundup: Hard-working Marshall girls finish perfect Capitol South basketball season

Playing its fourth game in five days, the Marshall girls basketball team wrapped up a perfect Capit… Read more

Boys basketball

Prep boys basketball: Mount Horeb clinches Badger North title tie with OT win over DeForest

The Mount Horeb boys basketball team worked overtime to clinch at least a tie for the Badger North … Read more