Thursday Jul 24
What you need to know: Thursday
BREAKING OVERNIGHT: Air Algerie plane disappears from radar An Air Algerie flight carrying 110 passengers and six crew has disappeared from the radar on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers.
Man struck by car during parking lot fight
A Madison man was behind the wheel when he struck a pedestrian and two vehicles before fleeing the scene of a fight involving 60-70 people early Sunday morning, according to a release from Monona police.
Monona City Council to vote on climate change, divestment resolution
Monona's Sustainability Committee has unanimously approved a proposed resolution - "City of Monona Supports Practices That Reduce Monona's Dependence on Fossil Fuels" - acknowledging that climate change exists, conceding that climate change is primarily caused by burning fossil fuels and establishing priorities for addressing the threat.
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Wisconsin man wins popular wife-carrying contest
Courtesy/Monona Community Festival website The eighth annual Wisconsin Wife Carry Championship Race was held.
WEAU-TV Eau Claire
Middleton man wins popular wife-carrying contest
The eighth annual Wisconsin Wife Carry Championship Race was a big hit again this year, especially for Jon Fenrick of Middleton.
Thousands expected for Monona Community Festival fireworks show
Thousands of people are expected to head down to Winnequah Park in Monona for their annual Fourth of July celebration.
Man surrenders with two loaded handguns and 11 knives
Around 9:30 a.m. Friday, McFarland Police responded to the 5300 block of Terminal Drive for a report of a domestic disturbance.
NIH commits another $43 million toward cracking the mystery of undiagnosed diseases
Six years after the National Institutes of Health launched an investigation into rare, undiagnosed diseases, the government is putting another $43 million into six clinical sites.
Mayor Soglin releases statement on Rhythm & Booms
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin releases a statement commending the public and event organizers of Saturday's Rhythm & Booms, saying: Congratulations to everyone involved in making this year's Rhythm and Booms a huge success.