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2008-06-21 03:00:21

By Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 21--CUSTER -- Rolling fields in central Wisconsin are a renewable energy mecca, where enthusiasts return each summer solstice to reconnect and recharge.

2008-06-21 03:00:15

By Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 21--Many parents returning from military duty overseas take their kids to Disney World or on an up-north getaway, but Chris Kitchen is reconnecting with his son and daughter in a novel way.

2008-06-21 03:00:09

By Darryl Enriquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 21--WAUKESHA -- Another downtown store owner stands accused by police of conducting illicit activity through his business. Police are seeking three counts of delivery of marijuana against the 46-year-old owner of a downtown candle shop.

2008-06-20 03:00:28

By Darryl Enriquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 20--WAUKESHA -- The north end of Frame Park is in good shape to host the annual Fiesta Waukesha celebration this weekend, Everett Bunzel of the city Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry said Thursday.

2008-06-20 03:00:00

By Lee Bergquist and Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 20--Rains and widespread flooding earlier this month prompted 161 Wisconsin communities to discharge hundreds of millions of gallons of untreated sewage into waterways, the state Department of Natural Resources said.

2008-06-18 03:00:37

By Jacqui Seibel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 18--WAUKESHA -- A 16-year-old girl from Norway wanted to study in the United States so she could improve her English. Instead she was placed in a host family's home that made her so uncomfortable that she says her experience here was horrible.

2008-06-18 03:00:18

By Dan Egan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 18--U.S. and Canadian officials will be in Wisconsin this week for two public hearings on the persistently low Lake Michigan water levels.

2008-06-18 03:00:00

By Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 18--LAKE DELTON -- The beach at Baker's Sunset Bay Resort is bigger than it used to be, Lake Delton Water Sports has plenty of boats to rent and tourists are flocking here to see the new attraction. That's the good news.

2008-06-16 03:00:24

By Amy Hetzner, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun.

2008-06-16 03:00:20

By Doris Hajewski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 16--SHEBOYGAN FALLS -- Getting consumers to taste the product has been a key to Johnsonville Sausage's marketing strategy for years.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.