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New state work mandate causing 15,000 to lose food stamps; gun deer season ends with likely third fatality; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
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Girls Basketball: Panthers fall to Osceola after tough second half
Boys Basketball: Cardinals set goals to be more competitive
Sports Scoreboard from Tuesday, Nov. 24
Boys Basketball: Prescott seeks another state tournament run
Boys Basketball: Prescott’s Hamilton draws Division 1 attention
Holiday concert by Lake Wobegon® Brass Band at UWRF
Red Kettle Campaign needs public's help to reach goal
New pastor values outreach to community over building
Shop with a Cop brings holiday cheer
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TOWN OF HARTLAND: 12/8/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF DIAMOND BLUFF: 12/10/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TRENTON: 12/7/15 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF SALEM: 12/8/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF ELLSWORTH: 12/7/15 Town Board Meeting
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Gerald "Jerry" Knippenberg, 89
Joe Menter, 78
Thomas Murphy, 84
Marjorie Ann Hildebrandt, 86
Kathleen Vinehout column: Enjoying Thanksgiving on the farm
Ron Kind column: Fighting to improve rail safety
Kathleen Vinehout column: Wisconsin report card provides info on progress, problems
Sheila Harsdorf column: Legislature continues focus on reform, workforce development
Warren Petryk column: Petryk legislation passes the Assembly with bipartisan support
April 6, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW men's hoops plays for first national title in 74 years
INDIANAPOLIS -- For the first time in 74 years, the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team is in the championship game. All they have to do is beat a Duke team which is playing its best basketball of the season – a Blue Devil team that beat the Badgers by 10 points last...
April 6, 2015 - 8:57am
April 5, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers hand Kentucky its first and only loss this season in Final Four
INDIANAPOLIS -- Frank Kaminsky scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, but it was junior Sam Dekker doing the damage in the closing minutes as Wisconsin handed the heavily-favored Kentucky Wildcats their first loss of the season, 71-64. That puts the Badgers in the national championship...
April 5, 2015 - 9:29am
April 4, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW faces Kentucky again in Final Four
INDIANAPOLIS -- Repeating a win over Arizona in the Elite Eight game last weekend, now the Wisconsin Badgers try to turn the tables on undefeated Kentucky in another rematch. The Wildcats are five-point favorites in tonight’s game in Indianapolis which starts at about 7:50 p.m...
April 4, 2015 - 6:30am
April 3, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW's Kaminsky AP Player of the Year
INDIANAPOLIS - University of Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky was the national media's overwhelming choice to win the AP college basketball player-of-the-year. The 7-foot senior from Lisle, Illinois received 58 votes from a nationwide panel of 65 media members -- the same ones...
April 3, 2015 - 4:28pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW players resolve to get back at Kentucky for last year's Final Four loss
INDIANAPOLIS -- After last year's one-point loss to Kentucky, Wisconsin players are resolved to win their rematch against the Wildcats in tomorrow night's NCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Semifinal. Tip-off is at 7:49 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on TBS. But even...
April 3, 2015 - 8:32am
April 2, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers trade away a top prospect
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers traded one of their top prospects this morning. First baseman Hunter Morris was dealt to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later. Brewers.com said the move was primarily due to a log-jam at first. Adam Lind is the starter, and...
April 2, 2015 - 4:30pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Bucks get first win over Bulls in four years
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks won their first game over the Chicago Bulls in Milwaukee in over five years, with a 95-91 victory last night....
April 2, 2015 - 9:29am
April 1, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Jackson expected back at UW practice today
MADISON -- University of Wisconsin men's basketball guard Traevon Jackson was expected to return to practice today, after sitting out yesterday. Jackson missed 19 games with a broken foot, and he returned for the NCAA Sweet-16 week. The senior point guard played for a total...
April 1, 2015 - 3:32pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers' Opening Day starter Lohse gets final tune-up in spring training
MESA, Ariz. - The Milwaukee Brewers' Opening Day starter will get his final tune-up at Spring Training this afternoon. Right-hander Kyle Lohse will start for the Crew against the Chicago Cubs in an exhibition game. Lohse is 2-0 in Cactus League play with a 1.80 ERA -- numbers...
April 1, 2015 - 9:18am
March 31, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers to leave tomorrow for Final Four
MADISON -- The University of Wisconsin men's basketball team will leave tomorrow for the NCAA Final Four -- and fans can help send them off from the Kohl Center in Madison. Head Coach Bo Ryan and his team will speak at a brief program starting at 5:30 p.m in the arena where the...
March 31, 2015 - 2:55pm
March 30, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW's Kaminsky named to All-American team
MADISON - University of Wisconsin senior center Frank Kaminsky was the top selection today on the Associated Press All-America college basketball team. The 7-foot Kaminsky was the media's only unanimous first-team choice. Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor received all but one vote...
March 30, 2015 - 4:22pm
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Kentucky Final Four game to be in prime time
For the second year in row, Wisconsin will have the late Saturday night game against Kentucky at the NCAA men's Final Four. The West Regional champion Badgers are scheduled to tip-off at 7:49 p.m with the overall top-seeded Wildcats. TBS will show the national semi-finals --...
March 30, 2015 - 9:50am
March 29, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Badgers beat Arizona, back in the Final Four
LOS ANGELES -- Sam Dekker’s long-range sharp shooting helped the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team hold off a determined Arizona team and earn a second straight trip to the Final Four by winning the NCAA West Regional Tournament Saturday at the Staples Center Dekker...
March 29, 2015 - 8:23am
March 28, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW faces Arizona again in Elite Eight
LOS ANGELES -- Beating Arizona last year was a difficult task for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team. It took overtime to do it and it won’t be any easier this time around in the West Regional finals of the NCAA Division I Tournament at the Staples Center. The...
March 28, 2015 - 8:31am
March 27, 2015
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Reserves help Badgers down Carolina, make Elite Eight
LOS ANGELES -- The University of Wisconsin men's basketball team might be cleaning out their lockers in Madison today, had two backup guards not stepped up last night against North Carolina. Associate Head Coach Greg Gard praised the efforts of Traevon Jackson and Zak Showalter....
March 27, 2015 - 3:20pm