April 3, 2014 - 8:00pm
AT&T Stadium, where the game will take place. Photo: Scott Ellis (CC-BY-SA)
The Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team will play the Kentucky Wildcats in the NCAA tournament’s semi-final game on Saturday night, marking Wisconsin's first visit to the Final Four since 2000.
March 31, 2014 - 3:45pm
Brewers fan Eileen Miller wearing her Ryan Braun jersey at Monday's game. Photo: Chuck Quirmbach/WPR.
Ryan Braun returned to the field on Monday in the Milwaukee Brewers' season opener against the Atlanta Braves, and more than a few fans in attendance showed their support for the 2011 MVP.
March 31, 2014 - 2:15pm
Ryan Braun is back, the lineup has been reshuffled, and a season full of tough opponents lies ahead. What are the Brewers' chances of playing their way into the postseason this year?
March 24, 2014 - 11:00am
The Badgers defeated Oregon 85-77 to advance in the NCAA basketball tournament. Photo: Chuck Quirmbach / WPR News
The Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball team rolls on to Anaheim this week, reaching the NCAA tournament's "Sweet 16" round.
March 17, 2014 - 11:30am
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett meets "Hank," the Brewers unofficial new mascot, returning from spring training. Photo: Chuck Quirmbach / WPR News
Two elected officials agree: a formerly stray dog may be more popular right now than any Wisconsin politician.
March 13, 2014 - 11:15am
A rendering of a planned soccer field on the Holtz-Krause landfill.
The Department of Natural Resources is issuing its first ever Certificate of Completion for the cleanup of a licensed municipal landfill, paving the way for a soccer complex near downtown Wausau. It took some doing, though: community leaders had to change state law to make it happen.
March 10, 2014 - 4:30pm
NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell typically announces teams' draft picks. Photo: Marianne O'Leary (CC-BY)
Most NFL draft picks are announced by the league's commissioner, but a new contest organized by EdVest and the Green Bay Packers will let a child announce the team's fourth-round pick.
March 3, 2014 - 4:15pm
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame sign, wrapped for moving. Photo: Patty Murry / WPR News
The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in Green Bay will be shut down for around a year of renovation, but some prized artifacts will be on loan to the city's public museum. On moving day for the Packers, workers spent the morning rolling in wooden crates and fiberglass statues of players, all wrapped...
February 24, 2014 - 4:15pm
The 2014 American Birkebeiner. Photo: Paul M. Walsh
This year's American Birkebeiner cross country ski race, as shot by photographer Paul M. Walsh.
February 7, 2014 - 11:30am
Hundreds of ice shanties, used during sturgeon season, line the shore of Lake Winnebago. Photo: royal_broil (CC-BY-SA)
Wisconsin's annual sturgeon spearing season opens this weekend. The Department of Natural Resources says the ice on lakes is thick and that the water is clear, which could mean the season will close early.