Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

hat Are you a journalist at this publication? Get listed

Most Followed

Most Active Today

Eugene Kane

Columnist

Gina Barton

Investigative Reporter

Tom Haudricourt

Sports Writer

Rick Romell

Business Reporter

Tom Silverstein

Sports Reporter

James Causey

Columnist

Tom Daykin

Business Reporter

Duane Dudek

Film and TV Critic

Erin Richards

Education Reporter

George Stanley

Managing Editor

Most Talked About Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Stories

Kohl's leads retailers, ranks second overall in green power use

jsonline.com — Kohl's Corp. continues to lead national retailers in its generation and purchase of green power. The Earth Week announcement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ranks Kohl's second in the nation among companies and organizations nationwide in its top 100 list of green power users. Intel Corp.

California firm reserves nearly $2 million of TV air time for end of governor's race

jsonline.com — It came as no surprise when the two main Wisconsin candidates for governor and outside interest groups started writing checks for TV spots very early this election season. But here's something unexpected: An out-of-state firm is already reserving millions of dollars of TV air time for the final nine weeks of this year's general election.
Firm reserves nearly $2 million of TV air time for end of governor's race - JSOnline jsonline.com/blogs/news/256…
California firm reserves nearly $2 million of TV air time for last weeks of Wisconsin governor's race @DanielBice jsonline.com/blogs/news/256…

Collaborative dinner bringing Chicago chefs Pandel, Vincent to Ardent in May

jsonline.com — Chris Pandel, executive chef of the Bristol and Balena in Chicago, and Jason Vincent, former chef at Nightwood in Chicago, will prepare a freewheeling, multicourse dinner with chef Justin Carlisle at Carlisle's Ardent on the east side. The dinner will start at 6 p.m. May 25 at Ardent, 1751 N.

New Bucks owners aren't the only ones thinking big

jsonline.com — With their offer of a $100 million down payment toward a new downtown arena, prospective Milwaukee Bucks owners Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens are thinking big. As it turns out, so are some community leaders who see the possibility of a multipurpose arena as the centerpiece of a downtown Milwaukee entertainment district that could attract new hotels, restaurants and bars, housing and retail.
The new #Bucks owners aren't the only ones with big ideas. An update on the arena situation: jsonl.in/w8C48

Incentives sweeten Matt Flynn's contract

jsonline.com — Green Bay - Quarterback Matt Flynn's one-year contract with the Green Bay Packers is worth $1.068 million, including $75,000 in guaranteed money. However, Flynn can earn up to another $500,000 in 2014 if he plays substantially and is successful.

Brewers to honor Badgers basketball team on May 9

jsonline.com — The Brewers will honor the University of Wisconsin's Final Four basketball team on the field prior to their game against the New York Yankees on Friday, May 9 at Miller Park. Badgers head coach Bo Ryan will lead the team's players and staff on the field for pre-game recognition and a ceremonial first pitch.
Here are the details of the #Brewers honoring UW's Final Four basketball team on Friday, May 9 at Miller Park. bit.ly/1l9423T

Gallery Night & Day April 2014: Top picks

jsonline.com — From the notion of the sacred to a quiet pub in winter, from garden implements to AIDS, from fairy tales to political resistance, the inspirations for shows this Gallery Night & Day are varied and meaningful as always.

California firm reserves nearly $2 million of TV air time for end of governor's race

jsonline.com — It came as no surprise when the two main Wisconsin candidates for governor and outside interest groups started writing checks for TV spots very early this election season. But here's something unexpected: An out-of-state firm is already reserving millions of dollars of TV air time for the final nine weeks of this year's general election.
MT @DanielBice: Calif firm reserves nearly $2 million of TV air time for end of Wis. governor's race - JSOnline buff.ly/1lKxXhh

Legislators order full audit of medical transportation program

jsonline.com — Wisconsin's Legislative Audit Bureau will be conducting a comprehensive audit of the state's non-emergency medical transportation program that legislators can consider in the next budget session. The state's joint committee on audit unanimously approved the audit after a public hearing Thursday morning.
Breaking: Committee orders comprehensive audit of medical transportation program bit.ly/1k9Q3tu

Has Racine County DA weathered public relations storm?

jsonline.com — Less than three weeks after he left the scene of a single-car drunken driving crash near his home, Racine County District Attorney Rich Chiapete seems to have put the embarrassing affair behind him, at least for now. Chiapete issued a statement to Racine news media the day after the April 4 crash.

Stoughton Trailers accuses China of unfair trade practices

jsonline.com — Stoughton Trailers LLC is accusing Chinese manufacturers dry-freight containers of dumping and other unfair trade practices. The Wisconsin firm, the only American producer of the 53-foot-long trailers that are the backbone of the trucking industry, petitioned the federal government this week to investigate the practices of its Chinese competitors.
China dumps freight containers in U.S. at half of true cost, Stoughton Trailers says. bit.ly/1fuz3dp
Wisconsin's Stoughton Trailers accuses China of unfair trade practices bit.ly/1fuz3dp

Brother Ron is out saving souls with a new set of wheels

jsonline.com — At age 70, Brother Ron is slowing down and these days he's trying to save your soul with a sign-covered sedan rather than his signature station wagon. By any measure a Top 3 Milwaukee character, Ronald C.

2014 Green Bay Packers Schedule

jsonline.com — Watchdog Update: Walker signs police custody death bill Deadly Delays | Watchdog Update: Wisconsin hospitals make major strides in newborn screening Daniel Bice: Was removal of Accountability Board chair a Doe payback?
Pick who will win each 2014 #Packers' game w/ this interactive schedule - fans are expecting a big year jsonline.com/sports/packers…

Song for William Lang

jsonline.com — Yesterday I wrote about William Lang, who worked for decades at Welke's House of Roses, the shop founded by his grandparents, Emil and Emma Welke, in 1901. He went off to study forestry at the University of Idaho, where he would meet his wife, Donna Jean, at a dance.

New hospital robot uses ultraviolet light to fight infections

jsonline.com — Despite their billing as germ-zapping robots that pulse xenon ultraviolet light, they probably don't have the makings of a movie franchise rivaling the "Transformers." But the machines demonstrated by Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare on Wednesday are a new weapon in the fight to prevent infections in hospitals and other health care settings, particularly those caused by new strains of bacteria resistant to antibiotics.