Latest Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Stories

2008-08-29 15:00:41

By RICK BARRETT Mining equipment maker Joy Global Inc. is buying a Chinese company for $22 million. Joy said its subsidiary, China Mining Machinery, is acquiring all outstanding shares of Wuxi Shengda, which employs about 450 in its facility in Wuxi, China.

2008-08-23 15:00:30

By DANI MCCLAIN A new group calling itself the Milwaukee Quality Education Initiative has joined the accelerating, behind-the-scenes conversations about the future of the city's schools, and is hosting a retreat this weekend at the Wingspread Conference Center in Racine.

2008-08-23 15:00:25

By DUANE DUDEK Local filmmakers are invited to participate in a showcase of short films being sponsored this fall by Milwaukee Film, a newly founded group developing a new international film festival for Milwaukee.

2008-08-17 15:00:18

By MARY-LIZ SHAW The Milwaukee Zoo a la Carte Feast with the Beasts continues through Sunday at the zoo. This popular annual festival features music and entertainment on six stages and food booths from 28 area restaurants and vendors throughout the zoo grounds.

2008-08-11 15:00:42

Communication Zizzo Group Advertising and Public Relations launched a financial literacy communications outreach program for Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, St. Paul, Minn.

2008-08-09 15:00:23

By ANNYSA JOHNSON Shorewood -- There was a time when Atwater Beach was the center of summer life in this North Shore community. An expansive stretch of sand under a 100-foot bluff, it offered an idyllic spot along Lake Michigan that drew beachgoers from around the Milwaukee area.

2008-08-08 15:00:39

By MARY-LIZ SHAW Arab World Fest, a celebration of the diverse cultures of the Middle East, begins today at 5 p.m. at Maier Park. Now in its 10th year, the festival features camel rides, belly dancing lessons and exotic foods from throughout the Arab world.

2008-08-07 15:00:36

It's called "Big, Loud & Live 5" -- and it's also local. Drum Corps International's 2008 world championship quarterfinals are showing at select movie theaters tonight at 5.

2008-08-07 15:00:00

By BILL GLAUBER and BEN POSTON It might be a quick glimpse of a Spanish-language billboard hyping the Wisconsin State Fair. Or, it could be a stop inside a Milwaukee Public Schools classroom when bilingual education is in full swing. But for state Rep.

2008-08-07 03:00:00

By Tim Cuprisin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 7--It's time to stop being surprised about how TV covers things like the endless Brett Favre saga. This is the kind of story that television "news" is all about these days. It's that simple.

Word of the Day
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.