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'Book fairy' bikes around Pardeeville sharing books with children

Pardeeville Elementary School Principal Mary Kamrath doubled down on her nickname of “the book fairy” this summer when she started riding her bike around the community to give free books away to every child she sees. So far, she's given out more than 1,000. Read more

No charges in double-fatal officer-involved crash on I-39 in April, Columbia County DA finds

No charges will be filed against police officers involved in a high-speed chase that ended in the death of two brothers after the car they … Read more

Corn disease solutions sought at UW's Arlington research station

ARLINGTON — Farmers and corn seed salespeople received an inside look Wednesday at research into corn diseases taking place at the Universi… Read more

UPDATE: Driver in fiery crash into Beaver Dam Middle School accused of driving 80 mph while intoxicated at time of collision

JUNEAU — A 22-year-old Beaver Dam man was traveling 80 to 90 mph Wednesday night when his car smashed into Beaver Dam Middle School, causin… Read more

Bar Buddies, other area safe-ride programs strive to end drunken driving in Sauk and Columbia counties

Known to riders and fellow community members as “Mama Dee,” Delores Meador takes pride in providing safe transportation to avoid drunken dr… Read more

Volunteers help initiate Portage Public Library 'face-lift'

Portage Public Library Director Debbie Bird was glad to see overgrown weeds and dying plants hauled away by volunteers Saturday as part of … Read more

Del Monte to sell Cambria canning plant

CAMBRIA — Del Monte Foods announced that it would sell its canning plant in Cambria “as an operating facility” after completion of the pack… Read more

FLOOD OF 2018: See all our coverage of the historic flooding that struck south-central Wisconsin last summer

In late August and early September of 2018, heavy rains soaked the region, causing rivers to leave their banks and setting near-record leve… Read more

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