Lana Peters, the only daughter and last surviving child of Joseph Stalin, dies of colon cancer in Richland County. She had lived off and on in Wisconsin since defecting to the United States in 1967.
Fred Mohs and Eugene Devitt petition the state Supreme Court to review their lawsuit challenging a Madison Common Council decision on the Edgewater Hotel redevelopment project.
The Dane County Board announces the $27 million Clear Lakes Initiative to reduce phosphorus, restore beaches and eliminate invasive carp. "I'm a pacifist by nature," board chair Scott McDonell says. "But when it comes to carp, which turn our lakes green and kill off native and game species, I have no pity and no mercy. Carpageddon is at hand."
Turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie. Burp.
The Badgers football team beats Penn State 45-7 to earn a rematch against Michigan State for the Big 10 championship.
Kent Palmer, 47, dies from complications of diabetes. Palmer was elected twice to the Common Council, serving from 1999 to 2002.
Physicians Plus threatens to sue UW-Madison's doctor group, UW Medical Foundation, because of a contract dispute. The UW doctors may stop seeing people insured by Physicians Plus.
The trial of the Rev. Joseph Gibbs Clauder, a 65-year-old Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in 2004, begins.
The Madison school district agrees to release more than 1,000 sick notes submitted by teachers during the February protests to the Wisconsin State Journal. The district will first redact the names of the teachers. State Journal editor John Smalley says, "It was never our intention to publish any names or individual situations, but to look at the collective situation of all of these sick notes and how the district as an institution handled it."
Madison Common Council delays deciding on a request from Genesis Enterprise Center, a business incubator, to forgive $1.1 million in outstanding loans. Mayor Paul Soglin supports forgiving the loans, which come from a federal Community Development Block Grant that the city does not have to pay back.
Justin C. Garcia, 21, allegedly displays a handgun to a bouncer who was refusing to allow him into Club LaMark on the city's far east side.
Middleton-Cross Plains School District announces it will give its 940 full-time employees a slight raise to make up for lost wages brought on by Gov. Scott Walker's changes to health insurance and pension systems. The district is also decreasing taxes slightly.
The Capital Times reports that the Goodman Center is applying for a liquor license - the first neighborhood center in the city to do so. Goodman executive director Becky Steinhoff tells the paper it wants the license to have more control over alcohol consumed during private BYOB events at the center. "We've had quite a number of incidents of alcohol being taken out of rooms, and we've had enough incidents of people being overly drunk at events, that we are concerned."
Compiled (in part) from local media.