Latest Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Stories

2008-07-08 21:00:28

By Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 8--Tight world oil markets mean regular unleaded gasoline will remain "well above" $4 per gallon for the remainder of the year, and gas will cost nearly $4 a gallon on average next year, the U.S. Energy Department said today.

2008-07-08 03:00:26

By Guy Boulton, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 8--Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will begin disclosing the estimated cost of 39 common medical procedures and tests in southeastern Wisconsin this month.

2008-07-08 03:00:22

By Dani McClain, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 8--Anne Kasdorf was fed up with the "your mama" jokes and the name calling. So when the teacher at Gaenslen Elementary School, 1250 E.

2008-07-08 03:00:13

By Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 8--Twenty-five agriculture and consumer groups, including three based in Wisconsin, have asked the U.S. Senate for immediate public hearings and oversight of the nation's largest dairy cooperative, Dairy Farmers of America.

2008-07-07 03:00:30

By Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 7--Consumers should expect energy price sticker shock to continue well past the summer driving season, as pain at the pump is poised to give way to furnace frustration next winter.

2008-07-06 15:00:18

Summerfest is often called the world's greatest music festival. But let's not forget that spirited festival-goers often turn it into the world's greatest outdoor dance party.

2008-07-06 03:00:00

By Joanne Weintraub, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 6--Between the 1920s and the 1990s, the makers of what are rather primly called "feminine hygiene products" released a blizzard of booklets for the American girl. The titles were discreet, if not downright puzzling.

2008-07-06 03:00:00

By Damien Jaques, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 6--Nationwide economic swoons are especially scary for arts groups. They exist on the razor's edge in the best of times, and they collectively hold their breath when their customers' discretionary incomes contract.

2008-07-05 03:00:15

By Dave Tianen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 5--The Jonas Brothers are coming at you from all angles. They're on TV, in book stores, on magazine racks, on the radio, in music stores -- and on Sunday night, they'll close Summerfest 2008 at the Marcus Amphitheater.

2008-07-04 03:00:22

By Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 4--We Energies customers will see their third increase in electricity prices since the start of the year, after state regulators on Thursday authorized a boost linked to soaring natural gas prices.

Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.