Latest Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Stories

2008-07-01 03:00:28

By Erica Perez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 1--Milwaukee Area Technical College President Darnell Cole will get a 5.2% increase in his total compensation package and a two-year contract extension under a plan approved Monday by the school's board of directors.

2008-07-01 03:00:24

By Dave Tianen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 1--She has all the signs of a superstar in training. Alicia Keys is young -- 27 -- talented, sophisticated, beautiful, heavily laden with Grammys and very very busy.

2008-07-01 03:00:24

By Joanne Weintraub, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 1--Watching the first episode of Brenda Hampton's new family drama makes it clearer than ever why her previous one, the 1996-2007 "7th Heaven," ran for so long on the WB and CW networks.

2008-07-01 03:00:24

By Dave Tianen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 1--If you were to pick one summer tour as a bellwether of the future of country music, it would be difficult to top the duo of Rascal Flatts and Taylor Swift, Summerfest's down-home, one-two punch for Monday night.

2008-07-01 03:00:20

By Darryl Enriquez and Lee Bergquist, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul.

2008-07-01 03:00:13

By Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jul. 1--Even with heavy rains and flooding this year, many Wisconsin farms will have corn that's knee high by the Fourth of July, according to a statewide crop report released Monday.

2008-06-30 03:01:05

By Kawanza Newson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 30--When James Casper began caring for pediatric leukemia patients in the 1970s, it was routine to give radiation to the head and spine to treat the blood cancer.

2008-06-26 03:00:00

By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 26--Midwest Airlines plans to cut its fleet by nearly half, lay off hundreds of employees and negotiate pay cuts of up to 65% from union pilots and flight attendants to avoid a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, union officials said Wednesday.

2008-06-26 03:00:00

By Joanne Weintraub, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 26--As the son of one Tomahawk paper mill worker and the grandson of another -- not to mention a know-it-all college student -- Jay Leggett came in for more than his share of peer abuse when he did time at the same mill as a summer temp.

2008-06-26 03:02:23

By Dave Tianen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 26--He is the Sunshine of our Gig. Twenty years after his last Summerfest concert, Stevie Wonder is returning in a big way: to open the festival with a headlining show at the Marcus Amphitheater.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.