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Higher education

Get to know all 85 of the Bucky on Parade statues

University of Wisconsin mascot Bucky Badger has been out in force across Madison and Dane County th… Read more

Local News

Board to look at covering transgender surgery for state workers again

The Group Insurance Board, which allowed coverage of gender reassignment surgery for state workers … Read more

Politics and Elections

Attorney general race is heating up, but is anyone paying attention?

Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel and Democratic challenger Josh Kaul spent the summer quietly sniping at each other as Wisconsin’s crowded gubernatorial primary dominated headlines. Read more

Madison Wisconsin Business News

Epic Systems in the news: 10 times Epic made headlines in the last year

Epic Systems Corp., the Verona electronic health records company with about 10,000 employees and a … Read more


Southern Wisconsin residents find comfort, mobility, and savings with an American Standard Walk-In Tub

Call (888) 252-0208 to learn more about relieving pain, staying independent, and make bathing safer…


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

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'Bomb' brings police to Far East Side; HazMat determined it was not

A two-liter bottle filled with a white substance and sealed with tape brought police and the hazardous materials team to a Far East Side residence Sunday, but the "bomb" turned out to be nothing dangerous. Read more


Shots fired on Far East Side; no reports of injuries, damage, Madison police say

People living in a Far East Side neighborhood called police Sunday night after hearing shots fired, but officers found nobody injured or any property damage. Read more


Pizza delivery driver punched, robbed on South Side, Madison police say

A man delivering pizzas on Madison's South Side was punched and robbed Sunday night after the suspect pretended he was going to pay. Read more

Local News

Flash floods coming Monday. We'll show you where and when.

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected to produce flash flooding conditions in southern Wisconsin on Monday, in pretty much the same areas where heavy rain caused flash flooding last week. Read more

Recent columns by Michael Perry

Michael Perry: Wildlife census

This morning when I stepped outside I spooked a buck in velvet. This would speak to our rural exist… Read more

Local Education

This summer camp is magical

You never know what summer camp experience is going to stick with youngsters at the end of the week… Read more



Today’s top pics: Worst flooding in a century in India and more

Top photos of the day as selected by the Associated Press. Read more

Other pro sports

Bill Plaschke: Jockey Espinoza, his body broken by a fall, rides the comeback trail

LOS ANGELES - The Hall of Fame jockey is riding a hard-back dining room chair, the only one in his house his broken body can navigate. His weakened hands are clutching invisible reins, grabbing at the air, again and again. His head is motionless because of a neck brace, but his eyes are moving, filling, brimming with tears. "One minute, I'm winning the Triple Crown," Victor Espinoza says ... Read more

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Ask the Weather Guys: What forces a mid-latitude cyclone to develop?

Our rainy Friday was arguably the first storm, or cyclone, of the autumn/winter season. Read more

Pro football

Finally off PUP, Packers' Nick Perry gets back to work — and hopes for a healthy season (for once)

The veteran linebacker missed all of the offseason program and all of camp after ankle surgery following last season, but he’d been ramping up his workouts with the athletic training staff in recent days. Read more

Just Ask Us

Just Ask Us: How does Wisconsin's largest wildfire compare to the big ones burning in California?

The largest wildfire in Wisconsin history burned more than 900,000 acres than the larges California wildfire currently has.  Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Wisconsin outside linebacker Arrington Farrar 'trying to find a spot' in final season with Badgers

Farrar's hoping to find consistent playing time after his second position change in as many seasons. Read more

Major League Baseball

Jhoulys Chacin, Brewers salvage series finale against Cardinals, move back into 2nd in NL Central

Mike Moustakas hit a two-run double, giving Chacin all the runs he needed to beat St. Louis for the first time in his career with the Milwaukee Brewers’ 2-1 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers Women's basketball

Former Badgers women's basketball players Cassie Rochel, Cayla McMorris to play overseas

Cassie Rochel, a 6-foot-4 center who played for the Badgers from 2010-15, will play in Greece, while Cayla McMorris, who completed her UW career last season, has signed to play in Turkey. Read more