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2008-06-26 03:00:00

By Tom Strini, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 26--Don't miss "Triptych," which opened last weekend at the Kenilworth Building East, the massive lower east side outpost of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts.

2008-06-25 03:02:49

By Guy Boulton, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 25--Rogers Memorial Hospital has completed an addition to its behavioral health hospital in West Allis.

2008-06-25 03:02:38

By Art City, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 25--Riverwest is a virgin no more. The longtime affordable home to many of the city's artists, musicians and creatives has experienced its first true act of gentrification.

2008-06-25 03:00:00

By Elie Dolgin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 25--University of Wisconsin-Madison biochemist Doug Weibel has won the prestigious Searle Scholar Award, a prize recognizing academic excellence of young faculty in medicine, chemistry and the biological sciences.

2008-06-24 12:02:48

By Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 24--With 22 Wisconsin counties declared disaster areas because of the recent floods, farmers across the state are struggling with poor crops and high livestock feed prices that threaten to put some people out of business.

2008-06-23 03:00:23

By Dani McClain, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 23--When Kevin Blackman joined the peer jury at James Madison Academic Campus this past school year, the 19-year-old senior worried his classmates would call him a snitch.

2008-06-23 03:00:17

By Tom Strini, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 23--Pianist Jeewon Park, an 11th-hour substitute at Sunday's Summer Evenings of Music concert, fit right in with violinist Efim Boico, violist Yuri Gandelsman and cellist Wolfgang Laufer. They played Brahms' Quartet No.

2008-06-23 03:00:16

By Dave Tianen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 23--It was perhaps a paltry miracle for a wizard of his stature, but on Saturday night, Les Paul moved the island of Manhattan 740 miles west.

2008-06-23 03:00:04

By Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 23--Plans for wireless Internet access blanketing Milwaukee have stalled and won't be completed unless major financial sponsors step forward -- something that doesn't seem likely, city officials say, as similar systems are failing.

2008-06-22 03:00:16

By Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 22--Joe Zoeller flies every six weeks or so because of his job as an Appleton-based account manager for Cisco Systems Inc., so he's painfully aware of his declining choices.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]