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On Monday, October 23rd, 2017, author and long-time staff writer for the <i>New Yorker</i>, Philip Gourevitch will present “Trump’s America in the World” in …


Business lobby: Remove 'America's Dairyland' from Wisconsin license plates

The head of the state's business lobby, Kurt Bauer, said Monday that Wisconsin should consider removing the slogan "America's Dairyland" from its …


Davidson elected to National Academy of Medicine

University of Wisconsin–Madison neuroscientist and professor Richard Davidson has been elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the …


Packers: Green Bay falls to Minnesota 23-10 as quarterback Aaron Rodgers breaks his collarbone

MINNEAPOLIS — Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers …

Aaron Rodgers

Badgers football: Wisconsin rises to No. 5 in AP and Coaches polls

The Badgers won ugly over Purdue on Saturday, but four top-10 teams lost this weekend.

College Football

RIP Windows 10 Mobile: A Lost Opportunity for Microsoft

Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) corporate VP of operating systems, Joe Belfiore, recently announced via a series of tweets that the company would no …


14 'best of' Madison burgers

Hamburger beauty is in the eye of the beholder. One person’s unnecessary and pretentious artisanal condiment is another person’s minimum requirement. …


Best Baked Goods at the Dane County Farmer's Market

5 Must-Try Baked Goods at the Dane County Farmer's Market<p>Satisfy your sweet tooth this Saturday with these treats.<p>There is no better way to start a …


Howard Waddell: Since social media isn't regulating 'private advertising,' maybe FCC should

If you have a tweet, Facebook post, meme or advertisement, it should be clearly marked as to the original source. No internet anonymity.


Bill would allow Wisconsin farmers to grow industrial hemp

Wisconsin was once one of the nation's top hemp producers, but farmers have been banned from growing it for decades.


Packers' Jordy Nelson adopts baby before Cowboys game

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson adopted a daughter in Texas days before the team's win against the Dallas Cowboys.<p>Nelson adopted …

Jordy Nelson

Investment Ideas in the Robotics Industry

In August, <i>Motley Fool Explorer</i> did a deep dive into the field of robotics, and what we found was incredible.<p>Due to falling costs, demand for …


Poly wants

Who knew polyamory could be so complicated? This week in Savage Love, Dan delves into rules, PUDs, new relationship energy and how oolyamory and …


Plain Talk: Put single-payer health care on the front burner

While most industrialized countries have long had health coverage under some form of a single-payer system, we have been fighting this battle since …

Health Care

Tell All: I have a crush on my friends’ daughter

When our kids were growing up, my ex-wife and I were close to several families with children about the same. The kids are now all out of college and …


Despite rain, Alumni Park opening brings smiles, excitement


Armed robber locks grocery store employees in bathroom, police say

MADISON, Wis. - Employees at a grocery store on Madison’s east side Saturday night were ordered into and locked inside a bathroom at gunpoint, police …


SOS: AT&T vows to pay for damage to Madison home

This shouldn't have been that big a deal, as Berkan said he hasn't been a customer of AT&T for more than 25 years.


Confirmed tornado near east side, Sun Prairie; damage reported

MADISON, Wis. - Law enforcement has confirmed a tornado touched down in the area of Madison's east side and Sun Prairie.<p>Madison's east side and Sun …


Packers: Aaron Rodgers' 'drawn-up-in-the-dirt' play vs. Cowboys was months in the making

GREEN BAY – Down in Dallas, they still talk about it. They still think about it.<p>“It's definitely in our heads,” Dak Prescott confessed at …

Aaron Rodgers

Badgers football: Freshman Jonathan Taylor's strong showing helps Wisconsin put Nebraska away

How good was Taylor? He became only the second UW true freshman with multiple 200-yard games, joining Ron Dayne in that category.

College Football

La Santa Cecilia

×<p>Humberto Howard<p>Saint Cecilia is the patron saint of music, and La Santa Cecilia is becoming the patron saint of 21st-century Latin sounds. The …


The ethical decisions behind telling the story of heroin

The Cincinnati Enquirer’s Seven Days project took an immersive dive into the heroin epidemic and increasing toll of overdoes. The sometimes graphic …


Thievery Corporation

×<p>Thievery Corporation<p>For 20 years, Washington, D.C., club owners Rob Garza and Eric Hilton have been using Thievery Corporation as a vehicle to bring …


Arlo Guthrie, Abe Guthrie, Sarah Lee Guthrie

×<p>Arlo Guthrie<p>Thanksgiving isn’t known for spawning songs, but Arlo Guthrie is a major exception. The folk scion’s sprawling opus “Alice’s Restaurant …


Fiber fix

The first ever Madison Area Yarn Hop celebrates yarn, sheep, and fiber arts. Ten south central yarn shops, woolen mills and farms are participating.


Brand New Badger: Transgender freshman works to bring LGBTQ+ advocacy, activism to UW

UW freshman Simone Williams is the program and outreach coordinator at the LGBT Campus Center and the only freshman on staff. Williams is also …


UW System researchers played role in Nobel-winning gravitational wave discovery

Miron Livny, a UW-Madison computer science professor, is pictured near an enclosed bank of distributed computing equipment in the Computer Sciences …


Louise Lyall and Laurel Noack: Rolling back Title IX protections makes UW less safe for women

One in four women at UW-Madison who responded to a 2015 national survey reported having been the victim of sexual assault and misconduct. One in 10 …


Avoid simple solutions to mass shootings

The most difficult task that journalists and journalism educators face in the days ahead may be to recognize their own biases about guns and …