Shelley K. Mesch is a general assignment reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal. She earned a degree in journalism from DePaul University.
Words this year included marzipan, a sweet confection; zephyr, a gentle breeze; khor, a dry ravine; and harpsichord, a keyboard instrument with strings.
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands staff had not been allowed to advocate for climate change-related policies since a ban went into effect four years ago.
The forum, hosted by Grandparents United for Madison Public Schools, or GRUMPS, brought the candidates together ahead of the Feb. 19 primary.
Two reasons skin dries out in the winter is the low humidity levels that come with cold winters and the heaters used to keep homes warm.
An analysis of last summer’s historic flooding of the Yahara River chain of lakes by a Dane County work group has yielded options for preventi…
Each member of the winning team at the state championship Feb. 23 will receive a $2,000 scholarship to a Wisconsin college or university.
Firefighters were called to the home in the village of Mazomanie at about 3 a.m., and the fire wasn't knocked down until 10 a.m.
The district has decided to hold classes that day to make up for one the four school days canceled for snow and extreme cold.
Temperatures dropped to a low of minus 26 degrees Wednesday and Thursday, but by Saturday, the high will climb to about 36 degrees -- an increase of more than 60.