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Forward Madison FC plays to 0-0 draw with Greenville Triumph SC

Forward Madison (8-8-5) earned a much-needed point and with seven games remaining in the regular season remained in sixth place with 29 points — two points out of fourth place. Greenville (8-6-6) is in fifth with 30 points. The top four teams earn playoff spots. Read more


Pro football

Packers receiver J’Mon Moore posts video, photos from traffic accident; appears OK

The fourth-round draft pick out of Missouri last year scarcely played as a rookie last season. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Former University of Wisconsin walk-on Josh Seltzner's move to offensive line is paying dividends

The third-year sophomore from Columbus has put himself in position to start at right guard when the Badgers open the season Aug. 30 at South Florida. Read more

Crime and Courts

Federal judge overturns Wisconsin Medicaid provision barring transgender surgery

U.S. District Judge William Conley overturned Friday a 1997 state administrative provision that barred coverage of "transsexual surgery." Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Wisconsin's unaltered football coaching staff a rarity for team, among Big Ten brethren

For the first time in 10 years, the Badgers have the same coaching staff as they did the season before. Read more

Pro football

Against the odds, WRs Allen Lazard and Darrius Shepherd make their bids for Packers’ roster

Lazard has caught four passes for a team-high 90 yards and one touchdown in the first two preseason games, while Shepherd has four catches for 25 yards and a team-best two TDs. Read more

High School Football

Prep football preview: Sun Prairie to get a fight from Verona, Madison Memorial in Big Eight

The league's coaches picked the Cardinals over the Wildcats and Spartans by narrow margins. Read more


Local News

Remembering Southern Wisconsin neighbors: Today's obituaries

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High School Football

Prep football preview: QB Jason Ceniti eager to once again pilot Madison Memorial's attack

Ceniti, among the state's top-ranked senior quarterbacks, leads the Spartans into a season-opening clash Friday night at Sun Prairie. Read more

Wisconsin Badgers and College Football

Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst says no decision yet on starting QB

It’s likely junior Jack Coan will open the season as the starter, but freshman Graham Mertz had a strong week of practice. Read more

Politics and Elections

Twenty years after Columbine, little movement on gun control legislation

The gun debate in Wisconsin that has ramped up after each major American mass shooting typically fizzles out with the response from lawmakers falling along predictably partisan lines. Read more

Higher education

'A rock and a hard place': UW-Madison weighs whether to readmit Quintez Cephus

UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank must consider the ramifications for two groups who often face skepticism: African-Americans who are disproportionately impacted by the criminal justice system and women who believe they are victims of sexual assault. Read more

High School Football

Prep football preview: Perennial power Waunakee hearing some footsteps in Badger North this fall

DeForest appears to have one of its strongest teams in years, and Mount Horeb/Barneveld is preparing to make a run at the top. Read more