Can Trash Wheel Clean Up Harbor?

Can Trash Wheel Clean Up Harbor?

Will Milwaukee buy "Mr. Trash Wheel" or stick with Lynyrd Skymmer?

The Contrarian: MacIver Attack on WISDOT Slammed
The Contrarian

MacIver Attack on WISDOT Slammed

Gottlieb, former transportation head, refutes claims of wasteful spending.

Wisconsin Budget: Proposal Limits Schools’ Energy Efficiency
Wisconsin Budget

Proposal Limits Schools’ Energy Efficiency

186 districts have funded money-saving projects since 2009; legislation would restrict this.

Op Ed: Where Will Foxconn Find Workers?
Op Ed

Where Will Foxconn Find Workers?

State’s working age population in decline. Will Foxconn pay enough so workers move here?

Bay View Park Proposal Rejected

Bay View Park Proposal Rejected

Zielinski wants to create park next to another park. But Plan Commission denies zoning changes.

Dining: Authentic Italian, Generous Portions
Dining

Authentic Italian, Generous Portions

Family owned and still one of the town’s best for true Italian dining.

Trump Impacts Dairy Farms, Milwaukee Police

Trump Impacts Dairy Farms, Milwaukee Police

Crackdown on illegal immigrants, “sanctuary cities” may force changes in county and state.

Murphy’s Law: Right-Wing TV News Kingdom Rising
Murphy’s Law

Right-Wing TV News Kingdom Rising

Sinclair Broadcasting could become biggest player in state’s top media markets.

Op Ed: Rojo Is a Trump-Style Loose Cannon
Op Ed

Rojo Is a Trump-Style Loose Cannon

Ron Johnson insults McCain, supports Trump’s reckless rhetoric on North Korea.

New Teen Center for Sherman Park

New Teen Center for Sherman Park

New Boys & Girls Club center created in response to 2016 neighborhood uprising.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Approves 27-Story Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Approves 27-Story Tower

Madison developer revives 27-story proposal on Prospect next to Goll House.

Photo Gallery: Dragon Boat Festival Makes A Splash
Photo Gallery

Dragon Boat Festival Makes A Splash

Chinese cultural celebration held at the lake has roots going back to 278 B.C.

Streetsblog: Which Cities Are Dangerous for Walking?
Streetsblog

Which Cities Are Dangerous for Walking?

UWM study finds worst cities are five times more dangerous for pedestrians.

Op Ed: In Defense of School Choice
Op Ed

In Defense of School Choice

Sorry, Rep. Taylor, vouchers aren’t about making a profit, but giving parents choices.

The Contrarian: Moody’s State Debt Upgrade is Perplexing
The Contrarian

Moody’s State Debt Upgrade is Perplexing

Walker says it’s due to his reforms. But... the deficit is rising.

The State of Politics: 10 Tough Questions About Foxconn Deal
The State of Politics

10 Tough Questions About Foxconn Deal

Why legislators are squirming about whether to vote for it.

Grassroots Group Targets Sheriff Clarke

Grassroots Group Targets Sheriff Clarke

But Clarke calls group’s leaders “mush-minds” and “rabble rousers.”

Urban Reads: No Toll Road For Texas
Urban Reads

No Toll Road For Texas

All the city news you can use

Op Ed: Unlawful Tactics Used Against Immigrants?
Op Ed

Unlawful Tactics Used Against Immigrants?

Federal investigators use surveillance technology on anyone living in a known gang area.

Campaign Cash: Did Foxconn Lobby Illegally?
Campaign Cash

Did Foxconn Lobby Illegally?

Began meeting with state officials in April, didn’t register as lobbyist until August.

Friday Photos: Mercantile Building’s Glassy Addition
Friday Photos

Mercantile Building’s Glassy Addition

New addition to historic building is poised to open soon.

Now Serving: New Riverwest Brewery, Tosa Stone Creek
Now Serving

New Riverwest Brewery, Tosa Stone Creek

And Third Ward's Hinterland closes after 10 years in business.

Second Wave of Groups Advance in DanceMKE

Second Wave of Groups Advance in DanceMKE

Perfect weather, large crowd for the second night of competitive dance contest.

Wisconsin Budget: State’s Wealth Gap Keeps Growing
Wisconsin Budget

State’s Wealth Gap Keeps Growing

Since 1970s income of top 1% rose 130%, other 99% grew by just 9%.

Plenty of Horne: Harbor District To Have 40 “Habitat Hotels”
Plenty of Horne

Harbor District To Have 40 “Habitat Hotels”

Planning for district's 1000-acre site nearly done. "Hotels" naturalize sheet pilings.