Author: Haidee Chu

Stephen Hawking, renowned scientist, dies at 76

Stephen Hawking, the brilliant British theoretical physicist who overcame a debilitating disease to publish wildly popular books probing the mysteries of the universe, has died, according to a family spokesman. He was 76.

Ervin Anthony "Anton" Salak

MADISON- Ervin Anthony "Anton" Salak, age 106, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at UW Hospital. 

Benjamin Douglas Morrow

APPLETON/MADISON - Benjamin Douglas Morrow, age 28, went home to his Heavenly Father on March 5, 2018.  Ben was born in Cedar Rapids, IA on March 13, 1989 to Donald and Grace Morrow.  

Alberta A. Chellevold-Couey

Alberta A. Chellevold-Couey, age 90, passed away on March 12, 2018 at Sannes Skogdalen Heim Nursing Home in Soldiers Grove, Wi.

Places to find veteran support in Wisconsin

This list compiles resources available to veterans

Veterans Support The American Legion Department of Wisconsin The American Legion Department of Wisconsin, chartered in 1920, is at the helm of an employment initiative in partnership with several state and federal agencies and also home to various benefit assistance…

5 Christmas food events this week

Wine and buffets may be all you want for Christmas

You better watch out, you better not cry, because these Christmas-inspired buffets, wines and chocolates are coming to town.

Lyda Mae Locke

McFarland- Lyda Mae Locke, age 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday December 11, 2017 at Oakwood Village East.  She was born in Worden, Illinois on May 31,1924. She graduated from Alton High School in 1942. On October 29, 1946 she married Edmond D. Locke who preceded her in death in 2008. They both enjoyed being an integral part of their children, grandchildren, and great grand children's lives and hosted numerous family gatherings where food was plentiful and laughter...

Helen Umber

McFarland- Helen Umber of McFarland, Wisconsin passed away peacefully at home of natural causes on December 8, 2017.

Daniel Gene Krueger

December 14, 2017, the world lost a wonderful man as Daniel Gene Krueger went to be with his Heavenly Father.

Officials warn of scams targeting grandparents

Scammers impersonate family and friends

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Police Department asks students to talk with family members about scams targeting grandparents during the holiday break.

Consumer Reports: Distracted driving

Car crash deaths are on the rise and many experts believe driver distraction from smartphones remains a problem. In a recent survey Consumer Reports found 52% of licensed drivers who own a smartphone texted, played music, browsed the web, sent emails, or watched videos.