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IN DEPTH: Communities lift pantries to meet high demand

In the summer, Waupun Food Pantry struggled to make rent for the first time in 18 years.

Proposed cursive mandate lacks support from school officials across south-central Wisconsin

In a time of partisan division, state legislators are making a rare bipartisan push to ensure Wisconsin children learn the loops and strokes that define cursive writing.

IN DEPTH: South Central Wisconsin region shares concerns over lack of affordable housing options

Regional experts agree that the lack of affordable quality housing affects residents in Columbia, Dodge and Sauk counties.


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Fave 5: Editorial cartoonist Phil Hands picks his favorite cartoons of 2019

We are sharing Wisconsin State Journal staffers' favorite work from 2019. Editorial cartoonist Phil Hands picks those on his short list.

Wisconsin's connection to Alexander Hamilton is that of his pioneering son, William

William Hamilton came to Lafayette County in 1828 to mine lead and founded what is now Wiota.

Aviation entrepreneurs who started Cirrus Aircraft in Baraboo barn featured on new show

Now successful aviation entrepreneurs, brothers Dale and Alan Klapmeier started Cirrus Aircraft on their family’s farm in Baraboo in 1984.

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