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Stoughton family shaken by alleged piece of hate mail Video included

STOUGHTON (WKOW) -- Harry and Hester Hale have lived in Stoughton for six years. "It's a good town," Harry said. "We have good neighbors." But he said nothing could prepare him for what he found in his mailbox Wednesday afternoon. Harry opened an envelope, with no return address written on it, to find a picture depicting the lynching of two African Americans.

YMCA announces new community partnership with restaurants to combat childhood obesity

MADISON (WKOW) -- Creating healthy habits "one bite at a time" to combat childhood obesity. More>>

Iowa Co. inmate is AWOL

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DODGEVILLE (WKOW) -- The Iowa County Sheriff's Department is searching for an inmate that did not return to the jail center. More>>

Badgers celebrate men's basketball season with fans Video included

MADISON, WI (WKOW) -- Coming off one of the most successful seasons in Wisconsin men's basketball history, a sell-out crowd filled the Kohl Center Thursday night to celebrate the season with the team.Nearly 800 people came out to show their support for the team's accomplishments, including getting out to the best start in school history, at 16-0, reaching 30 wins for just the 3-rd time in school history, and giving head coach Bo Ryan his first ever trip to the Final Four.The annual event allo... More>>

Waunakee man charged in bicyclist's death Video included

A Waunakee man faces a decade in prison on a charge of hitting and killing a woman on her bicycle. More>>

Lawsuit seeks to stop Madison apartment project

A group of condo owners in downtown Madison filed a lawsuit to stop the development of an apartment building next door. More>>

Another snow day for some in northern Wisconsin Video included

So much for spring in Wisconsin's northwoods, as some parts got as much as 15 inches of snow. More>>

City of Fitchburg asking residents to fill out survey to determine fate of Nine Springs Golf Course

The City of Fitchburg Common Council will be making a decision about the future use for the Nine Springs Golf Course property on May 13. More>>

Dane County to launch safe sleep campaign Video included

In the last five years, there’s been an increase in the number of sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUIDs) in Dane County. According to the Public Health Department, more than 70 percent of those deaths were the result of unsafe sleep environment.

UPDATE: 25 now confirmed dead in South Korea ferry disaster Video included

The confirmed death toll in Wednesday's sinking off the southern coast of South Korea is now at 25. There are still more than 270 people unaccounted for. More>>

New Alzheimer's research at UW-Madison Video included

Research at UW-Madison is showing that the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease might be as much about lifestyle as aging.

UW researchers collect insects and marine wildlife in hopes of creating antibiotics Video included

Many medical experts believe the world is facing a global public health crisis. Every year the Center for Disease Control says more than two million patients in hospitals get infections that are resistant to antibiotics. More>>

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