Energy storage seen as boom business for Wisconsin companies 3/30/2015 3:38 am UTC
A new report suggests growth of 400% by 2020 in the global market for products that entail better battery technology, which can help businesses shield themselves from high energy costs.
Bill Darling remembered as caring doctor, state senator's supportive husband 3/30/2015 3:23 am UTC
As a respected ear, nose and throat surgeon, Bill Darling developed a reputation for skill and caring, and he shared the political conservatism of his wife, state Sen. Alberta Darling.
Farrow, Schellinger face off in Waukesha County exec race 3/29/2015 11:58 pm UTC
So far, it has been a low-intensity race to replace Dan Vrakas between County Board Supervisor Thomas Schellinger and state Sen. Paul Farrow.
Out of prison, out of work: Ex-inmates face struggles after release 3/29/2015 11:43 pm UTC
Thousands of inmates were released last year in Milwaukee County, many to be unemployed for months if not years — a problem that experts warn contributes to high rates of reoffending.
Hundreds turn out to say goodbye to Trooper Trevor Casper in Kiel 3/29/2015 4:43 pm UTC
Civil servants, civilians and Wisconsin State Patrol classmates came from near and far to remember Wisconsin State Trooper Trevor Casper, who was killed last week in an exchange of gunfire with a h
Public access ensures transparent, accountable government 3/29/2015 4:28 am UTC
Hiding information from the public sometimes seems like a bipartisan effort. We battle continually to gain access.
New Wisconsin website rates medical clinics for quality 3/29/2015 4:18 am UTC
The website is a start, but the limited information it makes available indicates just how much work remains before patients will have access to truly useful information on their doctors.
Towering palm plants grew from daughter's Sunday school seedling 3/29/2015 4:08 am UTC
Liz Drilias was about 3 years old when she came home with a small palm plant from Sunday school at St. Jude the Apostle Parish in Wauwatosa 27 years ago.
Milwaukee 'turnaround schools' plan likely to be scaled back 3/29/2015 4:08 am UTC
Why don’t we just turn all these failing schools in Milwaukee over to people who will run them better? Because experience elsewhere suggests it is close to impossible that big steps like that would
End near for Dictionary of American Regional English? 3/29/2015 1:43 am UTC
The end may be near for one of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s most celebrated humanities projects, the half-century-old Dictionary of American Regional English.
Police, mental health teams remain limited in Milwaukee County 3/29/2015 1:18 am UTC
Advocates say Milwaukee police and county officials still have a long way to go to catch up with other cities' improvements in dealing with people with mental illness.
Teweles remembered for business, community efforts 3/29/2015 12:49 am UTC
He left a lasting legacy in Milwaukee through his pioneering work with his family’s seed company and other business ventures, as well as his teaching and volunteer work.
Newspaper asks for files of pro tipster accused of extortion 3/28/2015 9:58 pm UTC
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has asked a federal judge to unseal court records for Adam Meyer, a pro sports tipster accused of extorting $25 million from the owner of Badger Liquor.
Stunned by killings, friend recalls a loving mom devoted to daughter 3/28/2015 6:03 pm UTC
During her life in Kansas, Jennifer Martinson was a hardworking mother devoted to her daughter Ashlee. Now Ashlee, 17, is charged with killing her mother and stepfather at their new home in Wisconsin.
For memory of sons, Maria Hamilton plans mothers march on D.C. 3/28/2015 9:00 am UTC
Maria Hamilton is to announce a mothers march on Washington, D.C. — on Mother’s Day weekend — with fellow women who lost sons at the hands of authorities.
Young Coggs Prep — a small Milwaukee school with big heart 3/28/2015 6:53 am UTC
Young Coggs won the Division 5 state basketball championship last Saturday. That few people had even heard of the school mattered little to the boys who took home the trophy.
Candidates offer competing visions in Wisconsin Supreme Court debate 3/28/2015 6:43 am UTC
The two judges running for the Wisconsin Supreme Court offered competing visions to voters Friday evening during the televised debate marking the last of their four joint appearances.
Authorities arrest suspect in Berit Beck killing 3/28/2015 1:48 am UTC
A suspect was arrested Friday in the 1990 killing of 18-year-old Berit Beck, according to the Fond du Lac County sheriff’s office.
State to pay $1.1 million to ACLU for gay marriage battle 3/27/2015 10:38 pm UTC
State Attorney General Brad Schimel and attorneys for eight gay and lesbian couples reached the agreement after the couples successfully sued to overturn the state’s 2006 constitutional ban on same
DNR enforcement actions down under Scott Walker 3/27/2015 5:48 pm UTC
The number of actions taken by the agency during the Republican governor’s first term lag considerably behind those of the DNR under his Democrat predecessor, Jim Doyle.