Latest Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Stories

2008-07-17 18:00:13

By Sharif Durhams, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 17--Carlene and Duane Schultz thought creating a corn maze featuring Brett Favre's image on a Wisconsin farm would be anything but controversial.

2008-07-17 03:00:38

By Dan Benson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul.

2008-07-17 03:00:21

By Larry Sandler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 17--A proposed $20-a-year local vehicle registration fee passed its first hurdle Wednesday, winning the endorsement of a Milwaukee Common Council committee.

2008-07-17 03:00:21

By Dan Egan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 17--Two separate studies released Wednesday reveal a dim reality for both the ecological health of the Great Lakes and the businesses that rely upon them.

2008-07-16 18:00:41

By Lawrence Sussman, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 16--Former State Rep.

2008-07-16 18:00:19

By Sharif Durhams, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 16--The Dark Knight has descended on Wisconsin. Advance ticket sales for "The Dark Knight," the latest film in the Batman franchise, have been booming in the Milwaukee area, theater companies say.

2008-07-16 09:01:03


2008-07-16 03:00:36

By Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 16--OSHKOSH -- EAA AirVenture visitors who use the air traffic control tower to get their bearings on the sprawling grounds will soon have another landmark to use.

2008-07-16 03:00:35

By Joanne Weintraub, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 16--Although paleoanthropologists will undoubtedly find evidence someday that mean girls are as old as girlhood itself, the MG -- unlike her mother, the stereotypical shrew -- is a relative newcomer to literature, film and other media.

2008-07-16 03:00:29

By Sharif Durhams, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 16--Trash from Wisconsin started piling on Michigan beaches Monday. Officials in Manistee, Mich., had to close public beaches that were strewn with plastic wristbands used to sell beer at outdoor festivals, pill bottles and plastic needle covers.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.