Thursday, Nov. 6
People searching for Nejay Redd, a 63-year-old woman missing since September, find her body in Starkweather Creek. An investigation continues.
Friday, Nov. 7
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that UW-Madison scientist Yoshihiro Kawaoka has once again put his controversial flu research on hold, at the request of the Obama administration, which is developing new research protocols.
Sunday, Nov. 9
A Washington Post article labels U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) the most vulnerable Republican senator in the country for 2016, calling him "undefined" in a state that has voted Democratic in the past seven presidential elections. The article mentions rumors that Russ Feingold, whom Johnson beat in 2010, wants his seat back.
Monday, Nov. 10
The State Journal reports that progressive Catholics in Madison sent a letter to Pope Francis, complaining about conservative Bishop Robert Morlino.
Mary Burke, defeated Democratic candidate for governor, tells reporters she won't run for state office again.
Tony Evers, the state's superintendent of public education, releases his 2015-17 budget proposal seeking a $613 million increase in school funding. Evers proposes changing the state's funding formula, which would give Madison schools an extra $26.8 million.
Tuesday, Nov. 11
State Sen. Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) announces that he will step down as leader of Senate Democrats.
The Madison Common Council approves a $264.7 million capital budget for 2015, moving ahead with plans for a public market, but delaying new community centers. A few hours later council approves a $283.1 million operating budget.
Wednesday, Nov. 12
Sen. Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) is voted in as leader of Senate Democrats.