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'He's a freak': Jackson Acker gives Wisconsin intriguing athleticism, versatility at fullback

MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin offensive coordinator Bobby Engram kept it simple last week when asked what he likes about Jackson Acker at fullback. Engram, hired in January, said, “He’s big, strong, athletic and he has good hands. He’s a smart football player. I think he had a good spring, and that’s a position you’re going to see him naturally progress and get better.”

No injuries after delivery van crashes into Dane Co. business

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A Dane County business’ building is considered a total loss Wednesday after a delivery truck crashed into it, authorities reported. The truck drove through a stop sign on Highway 78 in Mazomanie, according to a post from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office, then collided with the Mounds Creek Siding building.

What Madison’s Updated Rent Abatement Program Means for Tenants

Every August, the city of Madison has a big housing turnover, with many downtown leases starting on the 15th. This makes for hectic and crowded move-in/move-out days, to say the least, and raises a host of questions about why renting in Madison is so hard—and what it would take to fix it.

Badgers pick up first victory in Paris

Wisconsin's day in Paris began with a cruise on the Seine River. It ended with an 81-66 victory over Paris Towers, the first of four games for the Badgers in France. Four players scored in double figures for UW, led by junior center Steven Crowl with 13 points. Crowl was 5-of-7 from the field and also grabbed five rebounds and dished out two assists in 18 minutes.

Kayden Lyles, former Wisconsin OL, to miss 2022 with injury

Kayden Lyles has battled through injuries throughout his career. Unfortunately, the former Badger will be sidelined once again in 2022. Now a member of the Florida State program, Lyles revealed Wednesday that his career is over due to an injury. Lyles transferred to the Seminoles this offseason after 5 years at Wisconsin.

Pet of the Week: Meet Kelly!

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - This week’s NBC15 Pet of the Week is 14 pounds of pure puppy bliss!. At just 4 months old, the shelter believes Kelly to be some sort of labrador and retriever mix. She loves her puppy naps, but she also loves getting the zoomies, chewing on all her favorite toys and learning her basic training like leash walking and other commands.

All lanes reopen after crash on the Beltline near Whitney Way

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - All lanes have reopened Wednesday afternoon after a crash caused one lane to close on the Madison Beltline. People started calling around 5:30 p.m. to report that a vehicle was driving erratically, Dane County officials said. The driver’s vehicle may have had a flat tire and it crashed into the median line before the Gammon Road exit, Dane County Dispatch said.

Governor Evers kicks off reelection tour at Madison favorite

The Wisconsin Department of Health held a meeting Wednesday afternoon to discuss Monkeypox and its continuing impact on the state of Wisconsin. Rock County Board of Supervisors requests residents fill out improvement survey. Updated: 3 hours ago. |. Rock County residents who want to see things improve or stay the...

Ann in a Jam cans fruit forward jams and savory specialties in Lodi

A lot of home cooks filled their time during the early part of the pandemic by baking loaf after loaf of sourdough bread. Ann McGrath bypassed that trend and did the next logical thing: She started making small batches of homemade jam. Gradually, McGrath’s hobby turned into an obsession, then...