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Waterloo Volleyball

Prep Mania Team Of The Month

The Waterloo volleyball team had a productive weekend in Green Bay. They went to the Resch Center and brought home a Division Three State Championship. 

Olin Hacker repeats as state champion

Amy Smith wins D2 girls title

Olin Hacker dominated Saturday's division one state championship race. He blazed through the Wisconsin Rapids cross country course in a time of 14:59. The runner-up, Verona's Ryan Nameth, finished in a time of 15:35. Hacker's effort led Madison West the a team championship, as well. In division three, Darlington put two runners in the top ten and won a team title. 

Delavan-Darien defeats Mount Horeb 3-1

Vikings finish season division three runners-up

Delavan-Darien defeated Mount Horeb Saturday in the division three state championship game. In their fourth trip to state in five seasons, the Vikings leaft Milwaukee state runners-up. 

Man charged for walking into Capitol naked

Officials say 39-year-old was screaming that he was Jesus Christ

The man who was arrested for walking into the Capitol rotunda naked Monday afternoon was officially charged Wednesday.

New coalition pushes for transportation spending

State's budget faces a $680M shortfall over next 2 years

A new coalition including road builders, economic development leaders, local government officials and others is meeting with candidates for office to make sure they understand Wisconsin's transportation funding problems.

2 motorcycles going over 100 mph crash following pursuit

State Patrol: Motorcyclists failed to yield to trooper

The Wisconsin State Patrol says charges are pending against two motorcyclists who failed to yield to a state trooper after he caught them going more than 100 mph on a county road near Belleville Thursday night.

GEF-1 fire damage estimated at $15M, up from $350K

Remediation, repair process on track to have employees in building by August

The Department of Administration said Thursday that a fire at a downtown office building is estimated to have caused $15 million, which is up from the original $350,000 estimate.

Madison Police Department seeks approval to sue state

Lawsuit over policy requiring police to transport individuals with mental health crisis

A resolution will be introduced before the Madison Common Council seeking authorization for the city attorney to pursue legal action against the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Verona falls in Division One Quarterfinals

Hortonville defeats the Wildcats 5-1

Verona couldn't figure out Sammi Sullivan Thursday at Goodman Diamond. The Hortonville pitcher allowed just one run as the Polar Bears beat the Wildcats 5-1 in the WIAA Softball Division One Quarterfinals. 

DNR checks state park trees twice a year

State parks directors: Devil's Lake trees inspected earlier this spring

Kevin Spahr, the father of a 10-year-old killed by a fallen tree at Devil's Lake State Park over the weekend, said he had little time to process the situation and protect his little girl.

State employees displaced by fire return to work

Employees work from home, alternate locations

State employees displaced by a fire in the GEF-1 building on East Washington Avenue on May 16 are getting back to work Tuesday at various other locations.

Fire could close state office building 8 weeks or more

DOA: Staff will be assigned long-term work locations by next Tuesday

The GEF-1 state office building will be closed for an extended period of time after a fire on the building's fourth floor caused damage last Friday morning, according to a Department of Administration release.

Tornadoes strike central US, killing 2 in Oklahoma

Powerful storm threatens much of the Midwest and Plain states

A powerful storm front is rumbling through parts of the Plains, Midwest and South, spawning deadly tornadoes and heavy hail and rain, and damaging or destroying structures in several states.

Warriors beat Wolves 130-120, secure 6th seed

Minnesota needs to win Wednesday to avoid losing season

Stephen Curry had 32 points and 15 assists, and the reeling Golden State Warriors rallied from 19 points down in the first half to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-120 on Monday night.

Locals take home wrestling State Championships

Scharenbrock back-to-back champs

The State Wrestling Championships took place Saturday at the Kohl Center. Plenty of local student athletes were able to accomplish their dream of winning a state championship. 

Field set for State Wrestling Finals

Scharenbrock goes for back-to-back championships

The field for Championship Saturday at the Kohl Center is set as Friday night's State Individual Wrestling semifinals are in the books. Let's go over a couple of local standouts. 

Memorial wins 14th state swim and dive championship

Spartans complete 'four-peat'

Madison Memorial swim and dive continued their dynastic run Saturday at the UW Natatorium, winning their fourth consecutive Boys State Swim and Dive Championship and 14th overall.