Latest The Wisconsin State Journal Stories

2008-08-06 12:00:57

By David Wahlberg, The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 6--Madison hospitals are adding eco-friendly touches to their food services, joining a growing number of hospitals treating food as "preventive medicine," a national group says. Meriter and St.

2008-08-05 21:00:20

By The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 5--Wisconsin Public Power Inc., Sun Prairie, is buying 30 megawatts of wind energy from Barton Windpower, owner of a 40-turbine, 80-megawatt wind farm in Worth County, Iowa.

2008-08-05 21:00:16

By The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 5--Six airline flights were diverted from Chicago's O'Hare Airport to Dane County Regional Airport on Monday because of severe thunderstorms in the Chicago area. Two flights were diverted to Madison between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

2008-08-05 21:00:13

By The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 5--Why does Madison need a municipal swimming pool when it has so many lakes? Critics of a city pool were fond of asking that question over the last half century.

2008-08-04 21:00:03

By Jason Wilde, The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 4--GREEN BAY -- Like a soon-to-be divorced couple with seemingly irreconcilable differences suddenly deciding to stick it out for the sake of the kids, the Green Bay Packers and Brett Favre are, improbably, staying together -- at least for now.

2008-08-02 03:00:17

By Judy Newman, The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 2--A group representing public access TV channels says "no deal" to Charter Communications' plan to move the channels high up in digital territory.

2008-07-31 21:00:27

By Deborah Ziff, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 31--The Anders-Beatty family arrived home this afternoon to find their rickety farmhouse replaced by a 21st century 5-bedroom home, all while being filmed by ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

2008-07-31 21:00:22

By The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 31--The Madison area has a lot of heart. Madison ranks third among 75 mid-sized cities nationally for volunteerism, according to a study released this week by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Being No.

2008-07-31 12:00:59

By Judy Newman, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul.

2008-07-30 12:01:16

By Devin Rose, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 30--To aid critically ill patients in need of round-the-clock care, UW Hospital unveiled a system Wednesday called the e-ICU that will allow physicians to remotely monitor patients' conditions with a camera, microphone and several computer screens.

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.