Remembering George Vukelich

Fifty years after the Fisherman's Beach was published, the book's re-release stirs memories of a life well lived and a legacy cherished

Body Politics

By: Jennifer Garrett Breast cancer does not care if you voted for Scott Walker. It does not mind if you missed Mass last week or if you never pay your parking tickets. It likes Democrats as much as Republicans, saints as…

UW's Mifflin Block Party video flops

The University of Wisconsin-Madison dean of students took to the Internet to try to dissuade students from attending the Mifflin Street Block Party, but it didn't prompt the desired reaction from students. 

UW-Madison ends La Crosse nursing program

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is ending its nursing education program at Gundersen Lutheran in La Crosse.The UW School of Nursing dean says the university is consolidating its nursing school on the Madison campus. For the past seven years, juniors and seniors in the UW nursing program could complete their degree requirements in western Wisconsin.WXOW-TV reported Gundersen Lutheran executive Mary Lu Gerke said the health system will continue to work with local colleges to educate nurses to meet the need for health care professionals in western Wisconsin.