For Gophers, Winning Axe From Wisconsin Would Mean Bowl EligibilityWhat will it take to beat Wisconsin? The Gophers have been trying to figure that out for the last decade, or more. The Badgers come to TCF Bank Stadium Saturday carrying the axe. The Gophers want it, and another trip to a bowl.
Jury Rules Apple Infringed On UW Tech PatentA federal jury has found Apple Inc. infringed on a technology patent held by the foundation that protects the University of Wisconsin's intellectual property. The U.S. District Court jury in Madison rejected claims from the technology giant that the patent was invalid and no infringement took place.
Caputo Out For No. 20 Wisconsin With Head InjuryNo. 20 Wisconsin lost one of its top defenders early in the season opener, when safety Michael Caputo sustained a head injury on the third play of the game. Caputo was hurt while making a tackle to stop running back Derrick Henry on third-ranked Alabama's opening series Saturday night.
Tests Find AHS Shelters Clear Of Dog FluFurther testing of dogs at all Animal Humane Society shelters found that there were no cases of dog flu in any of the facilities. According to AHS, nasal swab tests conducted by the University of Wisconsin found no evidence of H3N2 and also found two dogs diagnosed with pneumonia post-adoption were also clear of the virus.
Walker's Record As Governor Is Taking Some Hits This YearWhile Scott Walker's fellow Republicans were grousing about his budget plan and part of his proposal to overhaul higher education, the governor was more than 1,000 miles away, gripping the wheel of the Mt. Washington cruise boat on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee.
Walker Takes On Higher Education In WisconsinFour years after taking union rights away from teachers and other public workers in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker now wants to strip job protections for University of Wisconsin professors in a move he likens to the 2011 law that made him a national figure and set up his expected presidential run.
4-Month-Old Badgers Fan May Be Good Luck CharmThe University of Wisconsin Badgers will be playing for the NCAA Title Monday night. That hasn't happened since the 1940s. The Badgers upset the Kentucky Wildcats 71-64 Saturday night, ending Kentucky's 38-game winning streak.
Fmr. Minnetonka Player Set To Hit The Court With Badgers In Final FourThe Dearrings from Minnetonka have deep family roots with the Badgers: the older brother is a backup guard, Dad is a basketball trainer, and the younger brother hopes to play basketball for Wisconsin one day as well.
WCCO This Morning's Secret Bracket Strategies RevealedTipoff for March Madness begins Thursday morning, and a lot of teams are hoping for their "one shining moment." But so are a lot of people playing brackets with officemates, friends and our own WCCO audience. Ali Lucia put our WCCO Morning Team to the test to see who they picked to win it all.
Republicans Says UW Autonomy Plan On 'Life Support'It doesn't look like the Legislature will support Gov. Scott Walker's plan to grant the University of Wisconsin System autonomy from state oversight and laws, including the setting of tuition rates, key lawmakers said Tuesday.
Gov. Walker Wants Treasurer To Be On UW BoardGov. Scott Walker wants the treasurer of his new political committee to serve on the board that oversees the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics even though Democrats say the appointment is inappropriate.
Walker Proposes Removing 'Wisconsin Idea' From UW MissionGov. Scott Walker is proposing eliminating the public service mission of the University of Wisconsin, known as the "Wisconsin Idea," replacing it with the charge to meet the state's workforce needs. The wording change was included in Walker's budget released Tuesday.