North Dakota blanks Wisconsin Badgers in men’s hockey

Hockey 11/04/18, 08:36

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It has been nearly a year since the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team won the opening game of a weekend road series.The 16th-ranked Badgers did little Friday to help change that fact in rival North Dakota’s charged environment.Hurt by defensive-zone turnovers and outworked, UW suffered ...

Exact Sciences signs deal with Epic Systems, hikes sales, widens losses

Tech 11/04/18, 08:36

Exact Sciences Corp. has forged a relationship with Epic Systems Corp., the electronic health records giant in neighboring Verona.“Epic will become a core component of our IT (information technology) system, from order entry all the way through revenue cycle and customer care,” Exact CEO Kevin Conroy told financial analysts in ...

Wisconsin joined top GOP donor in California court case

U.S. 11/02/18, 20:36

Top Republican office-holders in Wisconsin inserted the state in a California lawsuit to help the sister organization of a Koch brothers group that spends millions of dollars to elect GOP candidates here.The state Democratic Party criticized the court action as a partisan move to aid a major GOP donor, while ...

Life-and-death situation creates bond in DeForest-Waunakee football rivalry

Football 11/02/18, 20:36

Waunakee senior offensive tackle Nathan Miller made his way through the customary handshake line after the regular-season football victory over Badger North Conference rival DeForest in September.But this time was different, and ultimately became extremely meaningful when DeForest defensive line coach Mark Olson asked to speak with Miller after the ...

Tom Still: Wisconsin knows tech

Tech 10/29/18, 01:35

As a study by the nation’s largest computer technology association affirmed this month, Madison is one of the top “tech towns” in the United States. It ranked 14th on a list of 20 cities, mostly much larger metros, released by the Computing Technology Industry Association.But what about the rest of ...

Attorney General Brad Schimel claims defending Exxon protects Wisconsin

Enviroment 10/26/18, 18:33

Attorney General Brad Schimel says his effort to help Exxon Mobil block a government investigation could help protect Wisconsin from legal liability in case someone ever claims state road building contributed to climate change.But legal experts scoffed at the Republican attorney general’s reasoning that oil company liability for climate change ...

Nate Verhage returns to coach Madison La Follette baseball team

Baseball 10/25/18, 16:44

Nate Verhage is returning to coach the Madison La Follette baseball team, according to a Twitter announcement by La Follette.Verhage previously coached the Lancers prior to taking a job as an assistant coach with the Edgewood College baseball program for the past two seasons.Verhage was La Follette’s coach when the ...

Cooks’ Exchange: Savoring autumn’s best ingredients

Nutrition 10/24/18, 22:40

By the time mid-October arrives, ideas of recipes to prepare and enjoy at any given moment have already teased my taste buds. Suddenly shopping lists change from summer ingredients to the jewels of autumn with apples, pumpkins, and whatever else can be salvaged from backyard gardens. It’s a race we’ve ...

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