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Top 10 Fascinating Facts About Neanderthals

Of all the extinct hominid species, Neanderthals are perhaps the most fascinating and well-studied. There's something about them that captures our interest and kindles our curiosity. In the past 10 years, several groundbreaking discoveries have been made about our extinct cousins that completely rev

GUNGUIDER.COM - 2018-03-17 20:43:47

Wisconsin group works to repurpose urban wood

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin organization is working to connect woodworkers and builders with diseased trees that typically end up in landfills after being cut down. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that Wisconsin Urban Wood repurposes urban trees that have been taken down because of disease or to

KBJR6.COM - 2018-03-17 18:42:00

Bangor vs. McDonell Catholic Central WIAA D5 title game

MADISON (WXOW) -- It's championship Saturday at thee 103rd annual Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Boys Basketball State Tournament March 17, 2018 at the Kohl Center on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. The Division 5 title game features Bangor and McDon

WXOW TV-19 - 2018-03-17 18:39:00

AAA offers rides for St. Patrick's

NASHVILLE - With St. Patrick's Day falling on a Saturday this year, festivals and celebrations will likely see larger-than-normal crowds, with more vehicles and pedestrians on the roadways. According to AAA public affairs specialist Megan Osborne, the auto club group company will partner with Anheu

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-17 19:00:00

Colgate women will play Clarkson for national title

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - For the first time in program history, the Colgate women's hockey team is headed to the national championship game after winning its semifinal game against No. 2 Wisconsin, 4-3, in double overtime on Friday night. Colgate will take on No. 1 Clarkson on Sunday afternoon for the n

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-03-17 18:30:00

Napa County ranks 5th 'healthiest' in California

Napa County is the fifth healthiest county in the state, according to the 2018 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. The rankings are a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI). Napa County actually moved up in t

NAPA VALLEY REGISTER - 2018-03-17 18:00:00

Syracuse vs. Michigan State: TV/streaming, time, odds, history & more

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Teams: No. 11 Syracuse Orange (22-13, 8-10) vs. No. 3 Michigan State Spartans (30-4, 16-2) Day & Time: Sunday, March 18, 2018, 2:40 p.m. ET Location: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Mich. Line: Michigan State, -8.5 TV/Streaming: CBS/March Madness Live Announcers: Ian E

NUNESMAGICIAN.COM - 2018-03-17 18:16:57

Wisconsin man convicted in death of 2-month-old son

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) - Jurors convicted a Wisconsin man who prosecutors say killed his 2-month-old son in a fit of rage and then claimed the child died in his sleep. The jury in Kenosha County delivered its verdict Friday. The Kenosha News reports Robert Stynes now faces up to 15 years in prison when

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-17 17:22:45

Chance Marsteller finishes NCAA Championships in fourth place

A year ago Chance Marsteller was out of college wrestling. Now, he's one of the top-five competitors in the country at his weight. The former Kennard-Dale star finished his first season at Lock Haven by taking fourth place at 165 pounds at the NCAA Championships. Marsteller went 5-2 this weekend at

YDR.COM - 2018-03-17 18:04:23

NCAA Latest: Villanova running away from Alabama

No. 1 Villanova has a Sweet 16 berth in sight. Mikal Bridges hit three straight 3-pointers and the Wildcats opened the second half on an 18-1 run to grab a 50-28 lead. Bridges scored only 1 point in the first half before he exploded in the second. He finished off a thunderous alley-oop then went on

AP - 2018-03-17 17:45:54

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Atlanta Hawks Preview: A St. Patricks Day Showdown

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports The Milwaukee Bucks return to Wisconsin to face the Atlanta Hawks. Both teams are coming off of losses in their previous game. The Bucks have won both of their meetings so far this season. Bucks Update Milwaukee seems to want to make things as difficult as possible. They

BREW HOOP - 2018-03-17 17:19:17

Here's the story behind why the St. Paul Saints owe someone $10,000 after 'impossible' March Madness upset

St. Paul Saints general manager Derek Sharrer watched in awe from his couch on Friday night as No. 16 seed Maryland-Baltimore County thoroughly dismantled No. 1 overall seed Virginia in an unprecedented upset that everyone is still talking about. As a diehard college basketball fan, Sharrer was thri

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-03-17 16:52:17

2018 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Second Round Preview: #1 Louisville vs #8 Marquette

Time: 11:00am Central Location: KFC YUM! Center, Louisville, KY Television: ESPN2, and it's the only tourney game scheduled for that time, so you will see it no matter where you live. Streaming:WatchESPN Live Stats:NCAA Gamecenter, maybe? Twitter Updates:@MarquetteWBB All Time Series: Marquette is 9

ANONYMOUSEAGLE.COM - 2018-03-17 16:45:02

Historical society to host radio comedy presentation - The Herald-Independent: The Herald-Independent

Discussing vaudeville to increasingly subtle and sophisticated techniques, Norman Gilliland of Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) will present "Evolution of Radio Comedy" as part of the Cottage Grove Area Historical Society speaker series. Gilliland will address many areas of radio comedy at 2 p.m. Tuesda

HNGNEWS.COM - 2018-03-17 17:07:00

When Truth and Reason Are No Longer Enough

I'm a scientist at UC Berkeley-a card-carrying true believer in liberal Enlightenment values. Imagine that I meet a bright young woman in a small town in Wisconsin or Alabama, and that I want to persuade her to become a scientist like me. "Listen, science is really great!," I say. "We scientists car

THE ATLANTIC - 2018-03-17 17:00:00

NCAA Latest: SEC with most teams left chasing Sweet 16

The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 1:40 p.m. No. 1 Villanova has a Sweet 16 berth in sight. Mikal Bridges hit three straight 3-pointers and the Wildcats opened the second half on an 18-1 run to grab a 50-28 lead. Bridges scored only 1 point in the first half b

FOX SPORTS - 2018-03-17 16:52:32

Five Destination Imagination teams advance to State

Amery Destination Imagination was successful on Saturday, March 10at the St. Croix/West Central Regional Destination Imagination Tournament in creative problem-solving events. Eight teams in grades 3-12 travelled to Osceola to compete, and all gave great performances. Five teams will travel to UW St

THEAMERYFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-03-17 17:00:00

Will Villanova cost bettors with another opening weekend letdown?

It wasn't long ago when the Villanova Wildcats, were not only known as the team that couldn't win the big game, but a team that just choked come tournament time. Funny what a national championship can do to change perceptions. But the really funny thing is, that the Wildcats reverted to their old w

COVERS.COM - 2018-03-17 16:43:27

$2,500 was a very scanty allowance for Wisconsin judge -- State Journal editorial from 150 years ago

This State Journal editorial ran on March 17, 1868: The opposition is alleging Chief Justice Luther Dixon committed a wrong in resigning last year, and subsequently accepting an appointment from the governor with an increased salary. ... The salary of the Supreme Court judges before the war, when ou

MADISON - 2018-03-17 16:01:00

Former Attorney General Eric Holder Visits Wisconsin

Angela Lang, Executive Director, Black Leaders Organizing for Communities and Former Attorney General Eric Holder. (Photo by Karen Stokes) Eric Holder, former Attorney General of the United States from 2009 to 2015 came to Wisconsin with stops in Milwaukee and Madison to campaign for Supreme Court c