Author: Bill Lueders, Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism

Review: Cyrano is season winner at APT

Every few seasons at American Players Theatre one encounters a performance so staggeringly powerful that it defines in a permanent way just who a character is supposed to be.

City of Beloit warns of water scammer

A scammer is targeting residents of Beloit posing as a representative of the Beloit Water Utility, according to a Thursday press release from the city.

State outside contracting still rising

State bureaucrats, it seems, are less than enthusiastic about the law requiring an annual report itemizing how much Wisconsin spends contracting out work to various service providers.

Neighbor disputes account of shooting

The owner of a home mistakenly entered by an intoxicated neighbor who was shot and killed by a Madison police officer arriving on the scene said he tried repeatedly to inform the officer that the intruder was someone known to him.

Lawmaker calls for review of Camp Randall scoreboard pick

Nass raises concerns about bidding process

A key legislator is asking state and University of Wisconsin-Madison officials to review the process through which a subcontractor was selected to build a new scoreboard and sound system at Camp Randall Stadium, to see if the jobs should be rebid.

Eric Robert Kobler

Eric Robert Kobler, 59, slipped away from us on December 14, 2012 after a one year battle with brain cancer (GBM).

Joyce E. Alme

Stoughton- Joyce E. Alme, age 82, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at the Nazareth House in Stoughton.

Alf Norman Kloppedal

MADISON - Alf Norman Kloppedal died on Dec. 14, 2012 in a tragic car accident. He was 74.

Margarett Ann McIntyre

Spartanburg, South Carolina - On December 13, 2012 Margarett Ann McIntyre went home to glory surrounded by her children following a courageous health battle.

More problems at economic development agency cited

Report says problems largely stem from the agency's hasty creation

A new independent review of Wisconsin's quasi-private agency charged with leading economic development activities says considerable work needs to be done to fix operational problems that largely stem from the agency's hasty creation last year.