Broader relaxation of environmental rules seen coming from Foxconn

Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to exempt Foxconn from state wetland restrictions may do more to attract smaller developments in the future than it will to …


Baggot: Five things that stood out in Week 3

<b>ANDY BAGGOT</b><br>Insider<p><b>Related Content</b><br>• Varsity Magazine<br>• Camp Randall 100<p><b>BY ANDY BAGGOT</b><br> Insider<p><b>MADISON, Wis.</b> — The Badgers staged their 18th …

College Football

My Heart Be Still: Millennials and Baby Boomers Are Saving More for Retirement

What I'm about to say probably won't come a surprise to many of you, but Americans, relative to other developed counties, are really poor</b> …


F-35 is key to region and security -- Maj. William Davis

An adequate national defense is necessary for preserving peace and freedom. Prudent individuals can agree that must include the most advanced defense …


Shots fired in east Madison after argument

Madison police officers responded to reports of shots fired on Madison's east side Friday night, arresting one person for reckless …


Former state Rep. Kelda Helen Roys 'seriously' considering run for Wisconsin governor

Roys, 38, is the CEO and founder of OpenHomes, a real estate tech company. She represented Madison in the state Assembly for four years after winning …


Packers: Green Bay defense puts focus on improving tackling

GREEN BAY — In the immediate aftermath of last week’s preseason opener, Mike McCarthy didn’t seem overly concerned.<p>The Green Bay Packers’ coach had …


Rep. Chris Taylor: The ABCs of ALEC (Anything But public school Children)

For ALEC, it is all about tearing down our public school infrastructure so corporate privatization efforts can move in and make a buck. You never …


Political animals

A federal appeals court has given gray wolves in the Great Lakes a reprieve. But the animals could still end up being delisted, either by the …


Lucas: Shaw eager to make greater impact

<b>MIKE LUCAS</b><br>Senior Writer<p><b>Related Content</b><br>• Varsity Magazine<br>• Camp Randall 100<p><b>BY MIKE LUCAS</b><br> Senior Writer<p><b>MADISON, Wis.</b> — Checking out the …

College Football

Packers: Max McCaffrey impresses but faces long odds

Aaron Rodgers heaps praise on the wide receiver.


Packers: Mike McCarthy gives players lesson on national anthem

GREEN BAY — Mike McCarthy doesn’t know if anyone on his sideline will join the ranks of NFL players using the national anthem as an opportunity to …


Packers: Former Wisconsin linebacker Vince Biegel raring to get going

He patiently works through rehab from foot surgery while rooting for pal T.J. Watt from afar.


Scott Walker denounces white supremacists, declines to criticize Donald Trump

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker denounced white supremacists and extremists on Wednesday, but declined to criticize President Donald Trump for his …


The Foxconn sucker bet

Gov. Scott Walker has essentially said that he would support a $190 million annual tax increase on Wisconsin residents. Let’s meet him halfway and …


Prep Mania profile: Spencer Nellis

<i>Editor's note: Dennis Semrau covers prep sports for ESPN Madison 100.5 FM.</i><p><b>Spencer Nellis, Waunakee High School</b><p><b>Year:</b> Senior.<p><b>Sports:</b> Football, …

Le'Veon Bell

Packers: Ty Montgomery's leg injury creates opportunity for Jamaal Williams

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers says the rookie running back has been "spectacular."


HotelRED granted approval to expand by 3 floors after previously being denied

The Madison Plan Commission granted a permit for HotelRED, 1501 Monroe St., to add three floors and 39 hotel rooms after a previous proposal was …


The machines are learning to develop new targeted drug therapies

From anti-cancer to antibiotic, high throughput screening is a powerful method of drug discovery. Researchers identify a target protein and test tens …

Machine Learning

Suomi NPP and the Solar Eclipse on 21 August 2017

The paths that Polar Orbiting satellites take around the Earth are predictable, and the prediction for next Monday, 21 August 2017 is shown above …


Lucas: Tour could help define what Badgers have Down Under

<b>MIKE LUCAS</b><br>Senior Writer<p><b>Related Content</b><br>• Varsity Magazine<br>• Camp Randall 100<p><b>BY MIKE LUCAS</b><br> Senior Writer<p><b>MADISON, Wis.</b> — Before embarking on …

College Basketball

The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson

Amazon enters the branded podcasts game with Audible Originals. The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson explores the effects of the proliferation of …


Madison group erects Darrow statue in Tennessee

The Madison-based <b>Freedom From Religion Foundation</b> has always been fond of Clarence Darrow.<p>Back in 2009, the foundation put the celebrated—and at …


A little fitness, a little charity

Peter didn’t win The Bachelorette, so he’s back on that grind. We join one of his fitness boot camps.


Blue Sky Science: How did dinosaurs evolve into birds?

How birds evolved from dinosaurs is a dinosaur paleontology question that extends all the way back to the late 1800s.


Madison officials look to create public plaza at Monroe and Regent streets as reconstruction nears

The design work has begun to convert a triangular property bounded by Monroe and Regent streets and South Breese Terrace into a public plaza as part …


Badgers football: Wisconsin set to make 'major scheduling announcement' with Notre Dame, Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers

The much-discussed football series between UW and Notre Dame appears to be finalized.

College & University

Badgers football: 10 things we learned from Wisconsin's open fall camp practices

Plus a look at what the Badgers' two-deep depth chart could look like when it's released on game week.

College & University

Beer Baron: Great Taste of the Midwest 'huge' event for brewers

<i>[Editor's Note: As we march toward the 2017 Great Taste of the Midwest beer festival on Saturday at Olin Park, the Wisconsin State Journal is</i> …


1 Oil & Gas CEO Has a Harsh Warning for the Rest of the Industry

Any investor with a financial stake in the oil & gas market is doing themselves a disservice if they don't listen to <b>Schlumberger's</b> (NYSE: SLB) …