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Updated: November 13, 2019 @ 11:30 am
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(Published on 10/11/2019) Alando Tucker talks about his new role as an interim assistant coach for the UW men’s basketball team from his office — Howard Moore’s former office — at the Kohl Center on Tuesday.
(Published on 10/12/2019) Bundled against Friday’s rainy, cold weather, UW Foundation treasurer Sally Erdmann walks among plastic pink flamingos on the campus’ Bascom Hill during the annual “Fill the Hill” fundraiser. Each flamingo represents a donation to the foundation’s campaign. Chilly temperatures will continue through the weekend.
(Published on 10/12/2019) Autumn Neugent, Ms. Wheelchair Wisconsin 2019, exercises with UW-Madison students during an adaptive fitness class. Neugent, who has multiple sclerosis, has 26 tattoos. “Love you more” is in her 20-year-old daughter’s handwriting, and the heart is made of fingerprints from the two of them.
(Published on 10/12/2019) Autumn Neugent frequently wears her Ms. Wheelchair Wisconsin 2019 crown and sash in public to start conversations with people about living with a wheelchair. “We’re not scary,” she said. “We’re people living the same life. We just have a different set of conditions.”
(Published on 10/12/2019) Middleton’s Kallion Buckner splits two Sun Prairie defenders during the first quarter Friday night.
(Published on 10/13/2019) A series of poster reproductions draws the interest of Pamela Ware during her visit to “Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini” at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee. The exhibit runs through Jan. 5 and chronicles Houdini’s life, which included eight years as a child in Wisconsin, where his father was for a time a Jewish rabbi in Appleton.
(Published on 10/13/2019) Artifacts on loan from the History Museum at the Castle in Appleton are from Harry Houdini’s performances and include handcuffs and picks. They are now part of a temporary exhibit, “Inescapable: The Life and Legacy of Harry Houdini,” at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee.
(Published on 10/13/2019) Houdini was a master promoter and often performed escapes outside newspaper offices as a way to guarantee publicity. In January 1924, his marketing effort paid off in a major way when he drew 15,000 people to Downtown Madison, where he escaped from a straitjacket while suspended 50 feet in the air outside the offices of the Wisconsin State Journal, then located on South Carroll Street. In this photo included in the exhibit, Houdini is being secured on a platform and is surrounded by a group of men, at left. The steeple of Grace Episcopal Church can be seen in the distance.
(Published on 10/13/2019) Members of the homeless community gather in a makeshift tent city under the Interstate 794 freeway in downtown Milwaukee earlier this month. Thousands of Wisconsinites, from Superior to Beloit and La Crosse to Milwaukee, are homeless, spending nights in shelters, outside, in vehicles and motels, and doubled up with others.
(Published on 10/13/2019) Lonisha Jordan and her son, Jamury, 10, in the family’s car. Jordan and two sons moved to Madison from Chicago but have not been able to secure housing and sometimes sleep in their vehicle, motels and other places.
(Published on 10/13/2019) Like many homeless people, Joe Ehr spends much of his time near the state Capitol.
(Published on 10/13/2019) Part of the $11 million expansion at Octopi Brewing Co. in Waunakee is a $2.5 million high-speed canning line. The system can fill 350 12-ounce cans a minute, compared with 94 cans per minute with Octopi’s previous system. While beer is the primary product being canned, the brewery wants to produce more non-beer beverages like non-alcoholic seltzers, flavored waters, teas and coffees.
(Published on 10/13/2019) Isaac Showaki opened his Octopi Brewing Co. in 2015 and has seen his production rise each year. He expects to produce about 55,000 barrels of beer and other beverages by the end of this year, but the expansion could push production by the end of next year to 120,000 barrels.
(Published on 10/13/2019) Former official White House photographer Pete Souza recently moved to Madison, where his daughter is in a medical residency.
(Published on 10/13/2019) Waunakee’s Jocelyn Meinholz hits past Beaver Dam’s Summer Salettel during a semifinal match of the Badger North Conference tournament Saturday at Sauk Prairie High School.
(Published on 10/13/2019) An omelet with chorizo, goat cheese and mushrooms, served with potatoes and fruit at The Audrey in the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace.
(Published on 10/13/2019) UW wide receiver Kendric Pryor breaks tackles on his way to a 66-yard touchdown run during the fourth quarter.
(Published on 10/13/2019) UW quarterback Jack Coan celebrates with tight end Jake Ferguson after Jonathan Taylor’s 1-yard touchdown run during the fourth quarter. Coan competed 18 of 21 passes for 180 yards and one touchdown.
(Published on 10/13/2019) UW linebacker Zack Baun wraps up Michigan State running back Elijah Collins as Badgers linebacker Jack Sanborn arrives to lend a hand during the second quarter.
(Published on 10/13/2019) UW tight end Jake Ferguson heads toward the end zone after catching a fourth-down pass in the first quarter. He lost his balance and fell just short of the goal line.
(Published on 10/13/2019) UW linebacker Zack Baun celebrates after his 34-yard interception return for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. It was the Badgers’ fourth defensive touchdown of 2019.
(Published on 10/13/2019) UW wide receiver Quintez Cephus competes his 19-yard touchdown reception against Michigan State safety David Dowell during the second quarter.
(Published on 10/13/2019) UW-Madison MFA student Pranav Sood talks in his studio at the UW Art Lofts about his work being featured in the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s Triennial.
(Published on 10/13/2019) Artist Pranav Sood says he’s influenced mainly by Indian, Persian and Egyptian art, as well as Op Art — an abstract form where color use gives the illusion of movement.
(Published on 10/14/2019) Muir Elementary School kindergartners Masceon Bester, from left, Dharsheel Ravishankar, Penelope Montes and Grant Brown check the waddle of a chicken on a tour of Hinchley’s Dairy Farm in Cambridge. (Photo © Andy Manis)
(Published on 10/14/2019) Muir Elementary School kindergartner Drew Bittrich milks a cow with help from Tina Hinchley during a tour of Hinchley’s Dairy Farm. (Photo © Andy Manis)
(Published on 10/14/2019) UW’s Molly Haggerty attacks the block of Minnesota’s Stephanie Samedy (10) and Taylor Morgan during the third set Sunday at the UW Field House. The junior finished with 12 kills.
(Published on 10/14/2019) The Badgers celebrate a point in the third set as they close in on the program’s first victory against the Golden Gophers since 2014.
(Published on 10/15/2019) Sabrina Bailey, 5, makes the most of the area’s seasonal surroundings during a visit Monday with her mother, Samantha, to the UW Arboretum. More autumnal temperatures are in the forecast for Tuesday, with a chance of showers in the morning then partly sunny skies in the afternoon.
(Published on 10/15/2019) Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers scrambles away from Lions outside linebacker Devon Kennard in the fourth quarter. Green Bay scored 10 points in the final period.
(Published on 10/15/2019) Kim Jasinski, left, of St. Paul, Minn., and Ron Crachiola, of Macomb, Mich., share in a selfie among the tailgate parties Monday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. Jasinski was walking around when she ran into the group of Detroit Lions fans. The Packers defeated the Lions 23-22 on Mason Crosby’s 23-yard field goal as time expired. Coverage in Sports, C1
(Published on 10/15/2019) Packers linebackers Blake Martinez (50), Oren Burks (42) and Za’Darius Smith celebrate with fans after Mason Crosby’s 23-yard field goal as time expired defeated the Detroit Lions on Monday night at Lambeau Field.
(Published on 10/15/2019) Edgewood senior Grace Welch recorded five birdies Monday and takes a five-stroke lead into the final round of the WIAA Division 2 state girls golf tournament.
(Published on 10/15/2019) Middleton’s Kate Meier shot 35 on the front nine at University Ridge and is tied for fourth place, four shots off the pace.
(Published on 10/16/2019) James Fetzer, a retired professor who lives in the village of Oregon, appears Tuesday with one of his attorneys in Dane County Circuit Court. Fetzer was found in June to have defamed the father of a victim of the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012. A jury awarded his victim, Leonard Pozner, $450,000 in damages after his attorneys argued Fetzer’s writing contributed to his post-traumatic stress disorder.
(Published on 10/16/2019) An order being made at Forage Kitchen.
(Published on 10/16/2019) A power bowl with tamarind BBQ lentil meatballs at Forage Kitchen at Hilldale.
(Published on 10/16/2019) The mural on the former Mifflin Street Co-op is approaching its end. ABC for Health, which purchased the building in 2007, is looking for ideas for a new mural that would reflect the history of the building, the neighborhood and ABC for Health’s mission.
(Published on 10/16/2019) Jess Przybylski turned to meth after the father of her children died in a car crash. During a five year long downward spiral, she lost her two children twice, her job, cars, and relationships. After completing intensive treatment in 2016 as a condition of her sentence, she got her children back.
(Published on 10/16/2019) Corina Fisher is the clinical team manager at L.E. Phillips, an inpatient substance abuse facility in Chippewa Falls. L.E. Phillips is one of the few intensive inpatient facilities in the area. Patients stay at the facility for 28 days and receive detoxification treatment and therapy.
(Published on 10/16/2019) Edgewood repeats in Division 2, Middleton reigns in Division 1
(Published on 10/16/2019) Visitors gather in the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center’s Yahara Room during grand reopening festivities Sunday.
(Published on 10/17/2019) Tony Dreyfuss, a driver with Green Cab of Madison, takes a selfie amid a group of Teslas on display Wednesday at Breese Stevens Field. Green Cab plans to have 10 of the battery-powered cars on the road next week and convert its entire fleet to Teslas by early 2020.
(Published on 10/17/2019) A semi jackknifed Wednesday morning in the inbound lanes of John Nolen Drive south of Broom Street, snarling traffic during the morning rush hour. No injuries were reported.
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