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Man takes purse from woman in Madison say police

October 13, 2019 Editor 0

A woman was robbed around 4:21 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of South Whitney Way, according to Madison police. The woman told officers she was approached by a man who took her purse and ran. Madison police used a K-9 officer to track the suspect, but he was not […]

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MAMA Inducts first ever Hall of Fame class

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The Madison Area Music Association held its first Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Comedy Roast on Sunday night. Honorees included the Jimmys, Natty Nation, Gabby Parsons and The Gomers. Cathy Dethmers also received an honorary induction as did host venue High Noon Saloon. The event featured performances from the […]

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Fun Run/Walk raises $90,000 for Gilda’s Club

October 13, 2019 Editor 0

Runners and walkers helped raise money for the Gilda’s Club on Sunday. The 12th annual 5K run and 2-mile walk raised $90,000 for the organization. Gilda’s Club supports families who are battling cancer by providing them with free resources such a support groups, emotional counseling and yoga. “The people who […]

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Gilda’s Run supports local cancer patients and families

October 13, 2019 Editor 0

Close to 1,100 community members came together Sunday to support Gilda’s Club. The organization hosted its annual 5K and 2-mile walk. The annual event helps raise a big portion of the group’s annual budget. All proceeds stay local. Gilda’s Club provides support, counseling and education to cancer patients and families […]

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Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center reopens with a fresh, renovated look

October 13, 2019 Editor 0

The Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center has reopened after months of renovation. “We are the really fortunate recipients of the Design for a Difference grant, which is a local nonprofit that donates the services and talents of local designers to transform nonprofit spaces,” said Bob Hemauer, president of the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center […]

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Man arrested after crashing truck into roof of Beloit home

October 13, 2019 Editor 0

A Beloit man was arrested Saturday after crashing a pickup truck into the roof of a Beloit home, police said. According to a news release, Pieter E. Bruner, 37, was driving at a high rate of speed northbound on South Park Avenue when his vehicle left the roadway. The vehicle […]

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Badgers move up to No. 6 in AP sports poll

October 13, 2019 Editor 0

Following their homecoming win against Michigan State at Camp Randall on Saturday, the Wisconsin Badgers moved up to No. 6 in the AP Top 25 poll. So far this season, the Badgers are 6-0. The team’s defense has proven instrumental to its success, only allowing 29 points. The Badgers play […]

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Wisconsin Craft Cider Tasting event is success

October 13, 2019 Editor 0

Wisconsin-made ciders were front and center at the Wisconsin Craft Cider Tasting event Saturday. Twenty different wineries and cideries took part in the sold-out event. More than 800 tickets were sold. “We go to all the other beer events and figured, why not contact the other cider-makers and do one […]

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Latino Art Fair honors Hispanic Heritage Month

October 13, 2019 Editor 0

The Overture Center hosted performances and displays during its Latino Art Fair in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month on Saturday. The theme for the seventh annual Latino Art Fair was “Art Heals.” The celebration featured contributions from artists from south-central Wisconsin, Colombian singer Angela Puerta and more. “We are […]

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Forward Madison FC’s season ends in USL League One semifinal

October 12, 2019 Editor 0

Forward Madison FC’s first season came to an end Saturday night at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. After sliding into the USL League One playoffs on the season’s final day, the Flamingos could not overcome two second-half goals from North Texas SC. Forward Madison found itself in last place […]

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2 people dead in Southern Calif. wildfires

October 12, 2019 Editor 0

Two people have been killed in wildfires in Southern California, authorities said Saturday. As firefighters continued to battle multiple blazes in the region, tens of thousands of evacuees were cleared to return home. The Sandalwood Fire in Calimesa, some 70 miles east of Los Angeles, has killed an 89-year-old woman […]