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Mike Moustakas, Milwaukee Brewers finalize $10M deal
PHOENIX — Mike Moustakas and the Milwaukee Brewers have finalized a $10 million, one-year contract that keeps the third baseman in Milwaukee. Moustakas gets a $7 million salary this year under the deal announced Tuesday. The deal includes an $11 million mutual option for 2020 with a $3 million buyout. Moustakas rejected a $17.4 million qualifying offer from Kansas City after the 2017 season and returned to the Royals in mid-March for a one-year contract that included a guaranteed $6.5 […]

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2019 7:03 PM
Dog shoots man: Court rules owner not fit for license
BERLIN, Germany — A German court has ruled that a dog owner isn’t fit to carry a firearms license after his dog shot him with a rifle. The Munich administrative court on Tuesday dismissed the man’s appeal against an earlier decision by Bavarian authorities to withdraw his license to own a rifle, as well as his hunting permit. The decision followed a 2016 incident in which the man, a passionate hunter, was shot in the arm after his dog managed […]

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2019 7:00 PM
Police: Aurora gunman lied to get firearm card
AURORA, Ill. — The Latest on the mass shooting at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Illinois State Police say a man who fatally shot five people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse lied about his criminal history in 2014 to obtain a card from the agency that allowed him to purchase a handgun. State police say 45-year-old Gary Martin answered “no” to a question on his January 2014 application for a Firearm Owner’s Identification card […]

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2019 6:50 PM
Gov. Evers ‘exploring’ Wisconsin joining lawsuit against Pres. Trump
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers says Wisconsin could join a multistate lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. California and 15 other states are parties to a federal lawsuit filed Monday alleging the declaration is unconstitutional. Evers said in an interview Tuesday at the Marquette University Law School that he was “exploring” joining the lawsuit, saying people understand there is no national emergency. Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul, a Democrat like Evers, condemned President Trump’s […]

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2019 6:44 PM
World War II kissing statue vandalized with #MeToo
SARASOTA, Fla. — A statue depicting the famous kissing photo taken in Times Square at the end of World War II, was vandalized in Florida. Sarasota police say they were tipped off just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 and when they arrived on scene they found the phrase “#MeToo” spray painted in red on the nurse’s leg. The famous moment between a sailor and nurse happening in 1945 after Japan surrendered — ending the war. The vandalism of the […]

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2019 6:34 PM
Police: Tip that Jussie Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevator
CHICAGO — Chicago police are investigating a tip that on the night “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the person who lives in the building or was visiting someone there reported seeing the three together the night last month that Smollett says two masked men hurled racial and homophobic […]

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2019 6:32 PM
He threw a napkin in the trash, police used it to arrest him for a 1993 murder
MINNEAPOLIS – Police in Minnesota say a napkin discarded at a hockey game helped link a man to a brutal murder committed more than 25 years earlier. Investigators say 52-year-old Jerry Westrom was identified as a suspect after a close match to DNA found at the 1993 crime scene was discovered on a genealogy website, the Pioneer Press reports. Investigators followed him to a hockey game earlier this year. They watched him eat a hot dog, wipe his mouth with a napkin, and […]

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2019 6:23 PM
AP source: Machado, Padres agree to $300M, 10-year deal
SAN DIEGO — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that All-Star infielder Manny Machado has agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with the rebuilding San Diego Padres, the biggest contract ever for a free agent. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement was subject to a successful physical and had not been announced. Machado can opt out after five years and become a free agent again, the person […]

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2019 6:19 PM
Alabama woman who joined Islamic State seeks return to US
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State after becoming radicalized online wants to return to the United States. A lawyer for the family of 24-year-old Hoda Muthana told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday that the woman knows she was wrong to join the terrorist organization. Attorney Hassan Shibly says Muthana is ready to pay the penalty for her actions but wants freedom and safety for the 18-month-old son she had with […]

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2019 6:13 PM
President Trump moving closer to goal of creating a Space Force
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is moving closer toward his goal of creating a Space Force, just not as the separate military department he envisioned. The Space Force instead will begin as part of the Air Force – similar to how the Marine Corps is part of the Navy – but could become its own separate department in the future. That’s according to senior administration officials who briefed journalists on a directive President Trump planned to sign Tuesday establishing the […]

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2019 5:55 PM

Wisconsin DNR Weekly News

Hunters register 3,782 birds during 2018 fall turkey hunt
- - MADISON - Hunters registered 3,782 birds during the fall 2018 wild turkey season, very similar to the 3,971 turkeys registered during the 2017 fall season. - - In total, 73,915 harvest authorizations were issued for the 2018 fall season, an increase of 7,099 from 2017. Of the 73,915 harvest authorizations issued, 70,420 were awarded with a fall turkey license and 3,495 were sold over the counter as bonus harvest authorizations.

POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2019 12:38 PM
Winter weather conditions can pose challenges for ducks
- MADISON - As winter continues in Wisconsin, harsh weather conditions can pose challenges for Wisconsin's ducks. - - Freezing drizzle and ice can make road surfaces look like water to many species of ducks, including a group of species known as diving ducks. The position of their legs makes diving ducks suited to diving underwater for food but can also make takeoff from land extremely difficult. When diving ducks mistake ice for open water, they can become stranded.

POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2019 12:38 PM
Willow River State Park dam reconstruction proceeding on schedule
- HUDSON, Wis. - Reconstruction of the Little Falls Dam in Willow River State Park, which began in the summer of 2018, is on schedule to be completed later this year. - - The initial work that was completed this past summer and fall included building a diversion channel for the Willow River to flow through during construction. Once the channel was completed, an access road was built across the river to the site of the old dam. The remaining components of the old dam were removed so the site could be prepared for the new dam foundations.

POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2019 12:38 PM
Donations via state tax form are an easy and important way to care for Wisconsin's endangered species
- - MADISON - Wisconsinites have an easy, private and important way to help endangered species in their home state: donate to the Endangered Resources Fund on their Wisconsin income tax form. - - - - Watch an Endangered Resources tax checkoff video on the DNR YouTube channel.Photo credit: DNR - - "Every donation is matched by the state, doubling donors' impact for endangered species; such contributions have helped restore bald eagles, trumpeter swans and other species while keeping many of Wisconsin's rarest species from disappearing," says Drew Feldkirchner, who leads the DNR Natural Heritage Conservation staff charged with caring for endangered species and State Natural Areas.

POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2019 12:38 PM
Want to be a rare plant detective? Workshops set for Rare Plant Monitoring Program volunteers
- MADISON - Plant lovers and others who enjoy searching for rare plants or "botanizing" can put their passion to work by attending free volunteer training for the Wisconsin Rare Plant Monitoring Program and then helping track down rare plant populations. - - Training sessions are set for Cable, Green Bay, Oconomowoc and River Falls in March and April; to see workshop dates and locations and to register, search online for Wisconsin's Rare Plant Monitoring Program.

POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2019 12:38 PM

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Terrorism, workplace violence among possible motives in California mass shooting, FBI says
San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan identified one dead suspect as Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, the other as Tashfeen Malik, 27, his wife or fiancee.

POSTED DECEMBER 03, 2015 7:30 AM
Q&A about dead suspects in California mass shooting
Co-workers told the Los Angeles Times that Syed Rizwan Farook was a devout Muslim but didn't talk about religion at work.

POSTED DECEMBER 03, 2015 7:25 AM
Hunt for California attackers: "They were on a mission"
At least two heavily armed attackers opened fire on a banquet at a social services center for the disabled Wednesday, killing 14 people and seriously wounding more than a dozen others in a precision assault that looked "as if they…

POSTED DECEMBER 02, 2015 9:00 PM
3 killed, 9 wounded, suspect arrested in attack at Colorado Planned Parenthood
A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover under furniture and inside locked rooms.

POSTED NOVEMBER 28, 2015 6:30 AM
Mr. Brews Taphouse eases strain on wallet


POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2015 11:27 PM
Yeah, I Ate That: Peaches 'n' Cream Hot Dog at The Wiener Shop
Attention must be paid, deference must be shown to the weird and wonderful dogs served at the Gilman St. spot.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 02, 2015 8:15 AM
Chat about the German thriller 'Phoenix' with Cap Times film critic Rob Thomas
The talk will take place after the Tuesday, Sept. 1 evening screening of the film at Sundance Cinemas.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 01, 2015 2:15 PM
Coming Attractions: PHOX, Drive-By Truckers, Deerhunter
Indie-folk group PHOX and alt-country group Drive-By Truckers are among recently announced acts coming to Madison.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 01, 2015 12:00 PM
Bingeworthy: Netflix's addictive 'Narcos' trafficks in familiar themes
Netflix’s “Narcos” follows the rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, whose Medellin cartel at one point controlled the bulk of the global cocaine trade in the 1980s.

POSTED SEPTEMBER 01, 2015 9:00 AM
'Diary of a Teenage Girl' is a frank and funny tale of growing up
This is not an exercise in style, but a refreshingly honest film, both funny and sad, about growing up female in all its messy complexity and wonder.

POSTED AUGUST 31, 2015 10:00 AM

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Store paper delivery delayed to Thursday, home delivery to Friday
The Thursday, Jan. 31, newspapers will be delivered to stores on Thursday rather than the usual Wednesday due to the weather.

POSTED JANUARY 30, 2019 7:00 AM
Girls golf: Oregon topples Goslings
Oregon’s Alyssa Schmidt posted a 6-over-par 42 Monday to lead the Panther girls golf team.

POSTED AUGUST 27, 2018 6:00 AM
Boys soccer: Oregon returns firepower
A luxury for any soccer coach is bringing back a lot of firepower with an entire midfield returning after a run to the state tournament last season.

POSTED AUGUST 26, 2018 6:00 AM
Triathlon: Just try triathlon
About 475 children participated in the 13th annual Oregon Kids Triathlon Saturday.

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2018 2:29 PM
Volleyball: Oregon relies on seniors
A senior-laden Oregon volleyball team looks to make a push up the Badger South Conference ladder this season with more big-match experience.

POSTED AUGUST 15, 2018 7:23 PM
Girls golf: Oregon relies on vets
The Oregon girls golf team is banking on experience paying off this season.

POSTED AUGUST 14, 2018 2:37 PM
Reaching out
Four months ago, Jason Price was looking to become a paid on-call firefighter.

POSTED AUGUST 24, 2017 6:00 AM
Family dancing party
Families spent the evening in the Oregon Public Library after it closed on Friday, Aug. 18, for a dance party. Instructor April Girga from Zumba Kids led the families to perform “eating cake” and “panda” dances after they made panda…

POSTED AUGUST 23, 2017 6:00 AM
Hazardous spill causes Janesville St. closure
A hazardous material spill in a truck trailer caused Janesville Street to be closed for two hours around noon Aug. 4.

POSTED AUGUST 16, 2017 6:00 AM
Oregon Kids Triathlon Aug.12
With a pool swim, bike and trail run, the 12th Annual Oregon Kids Triathlon will begin at 7:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 12.

POSTED AUGUST 09, 2017 6:00 AM

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SP wrestlers fall short of State
ELKHORN — For the first time in 13 years Sun Prairie will not be represented in the WIAA State Individual Wrestling Tournament.

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2019 9:00 PM
Cardinal gymnasts reclaim Big Eight title
JANESVILLE — It’s safe to say the Sun Prairie gymnastics team has had a firm hold on the Big Eight Conference over the past half-decade.

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2019 6:00 PM
Urgency pays off for SP boys
There was a sense of urgency as Sun Prairie hosted Middleton on Friday night. While the two rivals were out of the race for the Big Eight Conference championship, there still was something to play for — and it wasn’t…

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2019 5:00 PM
Middleton denies Sun Prairie Big Eight three-peat
With the Big Eight Conference title hanging in the balance, the Sun Prairie girls basketball team had the wrong time for its shooting to go cold.

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2019 4:00 PM
Best finish ever!
MADISON — It was a “meet of mosts” for the Sun Prairie boys’ swim team.

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2019 3:00 PM
Skaters advance in WIAA play
The Sun Prairie boys hockey team found itself in a situation it hadn’t been in too many times this season, trailing early in the second period, during Thursday’s WIAA playoff game with Waunakee.

POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2019
Ice Diamonds shine bright
The Madison Ice Diamonds are a synchronized figure skating team that compete several times a year with a few exhibitions, and features two Sun Prairie athletes.

POSTED FEBRUARY 15, 2019 6:00 AM
Skate Sensation
Standing on the podium, the big smile on Isabelle Inthisone’s face spoke volumes.

POSTED FEBRUARY 14, 2019 10:00 PM
McDermott leads SP gymnasts to sweep
Amelia McDermott won the all-around leading the Sun Prairie gymnastics team to a Big Eight Conference tripledual sweep over Big Eight Madison West and Janesville Parker Monday.

POSTED FEBRUARY 14, 2019 8:00 PM
Badger title eludes Cougars
“Every time we play the Fury the last couple years, it seems like it comes down to a goalie pulled at the end with a state berth or a conference title on the line,” said Cap City Cougar Head Coach…

POSTED FEBRUARY 14, 2019 7:00 PM

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