The body of 39-year-old Robert Kleist, who jumped off the Sauk City railroad bridge in Prairie du Sac while out drinking with friends earlier in the week, is recovered. Two other men who jumped survived.
Media reports reveal that Ron Johnson, the Republican running for U.S. Senate who has criticized government subsidies, received $4 million in low-interest government loans for his company in the 1980s.
The Catholic Diocese of Madison - which last year told teachers not to show students a back-to-school speech by President Obama - says it decided this year to leave the decision up to school staff. The reversal came after feedback from parents.
The federal government denies Wisconsin's request for a waiver from a new law requiring that absentee ballots for overseas troops be sent 45 days before the Nov. 2 election.
Lance Armstrong joins thousands of cyclists in Madison's Ride the Drive event. Madisonians politely refrain from interrogating him about doping allegations.
Scott Walker, Republican candidate for governor, runs a TV ad showing him wearing boxing gloves and vowing to go the distance against Democratic opponent Tom Barrett. Democrats denounce the ad as tasteless, given the injuries Barrett suffered in an attack at the Wisconsin State Fair last year.
Sun Prairie police announce that a man suspected of impersonating a police officer at a traffic stop last week was in fact Randy Burmeister, a plain-clothes investigator with the Dane County District Attorney's office. Burmeister pulled the motorist over for traveling at what he estimated to be 80 mph.
The state Department of Transportation holds a public hearing, gathering input on the design for Madison's high-speed rail station, to be built in the Department of Administration building, 101 E. Wilson St. The state expects the station to cost $12 million, though local officials are considering additions that could increase the cost.
Sub-Zero/Wolf says it will move 100 Madison-based jobs to Arizona over the next two years. The company, which employs 500 locally to make high-end refrigerators and wine storage units, is also considering moving its local operations to Kentucky.
Middleton-Cross Plains School District closes Kromrey Middle School in Middleton due to mold problems in four classrooms. The school expects to reopen on Sept. 7 after further air testing.
A UW-Madison student is robbed at gunpoint while walking home near Dexter's Pub off East Johnson Street.
A state law on disposing of electronic equipment goes into effect, requiring that devices such as computers, televisions and cell phones be recycled.
Compiled (in part) from local media