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2009-04-27 12:19:52

Lake Michigan water levels, which dropped to near-record lows in 2008, are up this year because of wetter weather, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said. The corps said that compared with April 2008 numbers, Lake Michigan water levels have increased by nearly 9 inches, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Sunday. Figures indicate that compared with January 2008, when the lake was at a near-record low, levels have increased by more than 2 feet. Corps meteorologist Keith Kompoltowicz, who is...

2009-04-08 18:30:00

MILWAUKEE, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SSP America, the Food Travel Experts, joined officials from Milwaukee County's General Mitchell International Airport, The Bartolotta Restaurant Group, and Alterra Coffee in celebrating the arrival of the Nonna Bartolotta's restaurant and Alterra coffee shops earlier today. "We are pleased to have the opportunity to serve the travelers and community of Milwaukee with an unprecedented dining experience at General Mitchell International Airport," stated Pat...

2009-04-07 12:58:00

Hupy & Abraham, S.C. Honors Dave Zien's World Record with $5,000 Donation to Wisconsin Department of Veteran's Affairs MILWAUKEE, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 individuals attended Hupy & Abraham, S.C.'s landing party on April 4, 2009 in New Berlin, Wis. to witness the successful completion of former Wisconsin State Senator Dave Zien's one million mile ride on the same Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The feat earned him a world record from the Iron Butt Association, an...

2009-04-04 12:58:33

Officials in Milwaukee say a 5-foot crocodile and a 14-foot python were among the animals found inside a south side home. Officials said the home's unidentified owner had been keeping the large reptiles along with two monitor lizards, four snapping turtles and five additional snakes, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Friday. The animals were found inside the home Friday by police officers, who were at the home for unspecified reasons. Milwaukee police spokeswoman Anne E. Schwartz said...

2009-03-20 14:57:01

Police in Milwaukee say they have arrested two teens who were wearing stolen shoes when they were caught by the man from whom they stole the footwear. Milwaukee police said the unidentified 29-year-old man reported having several pairs of shoes, along with some electronics, stolen from his north side home on March 9, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said Friday. Days later, the man ran across two teens, ages 13 and 15, and recognized the teens' footwear as his own. After confronting the teens,...

2009-03-19 10:01:00

Keynote speaker to discuss the future of the newspaper industry PITTSBURGH, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth (Betsy) Brenner, a 31-year veteran of the newspaper industry and publisher of the MilwaukeeJournal Sentinel, will give the keynote speech on April 4 at the Women's Press Club of Pittsburgh's 118th Anniversary Dinner and Journalism Awards. The event - titled "Tomorrow's Paper" and sponsored by Trib Total Media - is open to the public and will be held at 6 p.m. at the Rivers Club,...

2009-03-04 11:31:00

MILWAUKEE, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard Electric Supply Co. understands that today many companies' resources are scarce and time is limited. In an effort to help companies during these challenging times, Standard Electric is hosting the Automation Express at Miller Park on April 2, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Automation Express is a free trade show that will feature 28 of the world's leading manufacturers in automation technology, including Siemens, ABB and Square D. The trade...

2009-02-01 16:20:26

Young thieves who stole a Milwaukee family's car took pictures of themselves during the crime and left the camera in the car, officials say. The disposable camera was still in the car after police found the vehicle with a 15-year-old boy driving it. Owner Jerry Kasprzak developed the film and found it contained a visual record of four teens taking his car on a joyride, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported Sunday. I couldn't believe it, he told the newspaper. I was just blown away....

2008-11-29 14:51:33

Travon Hughes' 16 points led Saturday's 67-46 win by 19th-ranked Wisconsin over Milwaukee. The Panthers started quickly and held a 8-3 advantage when Tone Boyle sank a three-pointer with 17:25 left in the first half. Wisconsin responded by grabbing a 37-27 lead at the break. Hughes' three-pointer made it 20-19 with about nine minutes left before halftime, and Wisconsin stayed on top. The Badgers outscored Milwaukee 30-19 in the second stanza, and held a double digit lead the entire second...

2008-11-11 12:00:19

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. 11, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bucyrus International, Inc. (Nasdaq:BUCY), the world leader in walking dragline design and manufacturing, announced today the signing of a new machine contract with BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), Australia for supply of a new 8750 walking dragline. BMA has extensive experience with Bucyrus' machines and BMA officials have once again found that a Bucyrus dragline provides the best solution for their long-term production...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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