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Rain moving in from south; flash flood watch goes to Tuesday morning

Heavy rain moving into southern Wisconsin from Illinois is expected to ramp up by late Monday afternoon, and before the rain ends, we could see up to four inches of rain, leading to possible flash flooding conditions. Read more

UW System's budget proposal tailors to Republicans' demand for campus accountability

The University of Wisconsin System is asking for $107 million more in state money for its 2019-21 operating budget. The majority of the increase uses the outcomes-based model, rewarding or punishing campuses based on how well they meet performance metrics. Read more

One Wisconsin Now database details Scott Walker's use of state airplane

OWN director Scott Ross said the records reveal a governor out of touch with average Wisconsinites. 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


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Southern Wisconsin need to know before they decide.


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Man who tried to pick fights beaten Downtown, Madison police say

A man who tried to pick fights with others early Saturday morning in Downtown Madison was knocked out and ended up in the hospital. Read more

Video: Madison Pride Parade rolls on without police

The 2018 edition of Madison's Pride Parade marched along State Street and around the Capitol Square on Sunday despite the controversy of po… Read more

Sauk County Board email chain on chairman prompts legal concerns

Sauk County Board members who privately discussed electing a new chair in emails may have violated Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Law, officials say. Read more

Sauk County Board chairman Peter Vedro appears to survive ouster attempt for now

After several days of private lobbying among Sauk County Board members, it appeared Sunday that Chairman Peter Vedro had survived an attempted ouster. Read more

Scott Walker's flights in years after presidential run cost state taxpayers $818,000

Gov. Scott Walker took 869 flights on the state plane after dropping out of the presidential race in 2015. Read more

Man seriously injured by scooter to head; suspect arrested, Madison police say

A Stoughton man was seriously injured at a house party early Sunday morning when a man bashed him in the head with a child's scooter in what the suspect called an act of self defense. Read more

Man caught allegedly cutting window screen, arrested by Madison police

A man with a history of burglary convictions was arrested early Monday morning after he was seen allegedly cutting a window screen on a Downtown apartment. Read more


Wisconsin sports

Prep girls tennis: State doubles champion Hailey Munz of Monona Grove sets out on her own

The junior, renowned for her respectful treatment of teammates and opponents, has stepped into the No. 1 singles spot this fall Read more

Business briefing

There’s still time to nominate the area’s Top Workplaces

Some commutes are better than others. Read more

Entertainment and leisure

More women are becoming river raft guides

Women are increasingly drawn to male-dominated outdoors sports such as river rafting. Read more

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