County Can’t Afford Park System

County Can’t Afford Park System

Fewer local tax dollars available for parks. Officials call for new revenue sources.

Transportation: Public Input Sought on Controversial Interstate 94 Expansion
Transportation

Public Input Sought on Controversial Interstate 94 Expansion

State studying options to rebuild at six and eight lane configurations.

City Hall: Group Introduces Nine Options To Create Three Latino-Majority Council Districts
City Hall

Group Introduces Nine Options To Create Three Latino-Majority Council Districts

But none have majority Latino voting age populations today. Will Barrett veto?

MKE Listing: Beautiful Blatz Condo
MKE Listing

Beautiful Blatz Condo

Downtown condo features city views and amenities that include a private gym and indoor pool.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Make Your Voice Heard on The Future of Downtown
Eyes on Milwaukee

Make Your Voice Heard on The Future of Downtown

City soliciting input via community meeting, interactive maps and idea wall.

DA Blames ‘Human Error’ for Waukesha Parade Attack Suspect’s Bail

DA Blames ‘Human Error’ for Waukesha Parade Attack Suspect’s Bail

An overworked ADA set the bail without access to the Waukesha suspect's risk assessment.

Wisconsin Awarded $142 Million to Address PFAS, Lead Pipes

Wisconsin Awarded $142 Million to Address PFAS, Lead Pipes

Federal funding comes from bipartisan infrastructure bill.

City Closes T Jay’s Lounge

City Closes T Jay’s Lounge

36 shootings near bar in 2021, including a triple shooting inside tavern and bar staff involved in cleanup.

Sas-Pérez Stepping Down, VIA CDC Hiring New Executive Director

Sas-Pérez Stepping Down, VIA CDC Hiring New Executive Director

New leader sought for one of Milwaukee's leading community development corporations.

RedBrick Pizza Closed, Equipment Listed For Sale

RedBrick Pizza Closed, Equipment Listed For Sale

Items listed for auction include commercial pizza ovens and soda machines

Entertainment: Santa Rampage Bike Ride Returns
Entertainment

Santa Rampage Bike Ride Returns

Plus, a holiday light show at the zoo, Mama Tried Motorcycle Show returns, a holiday craft fair, a Flamenco Nutcracker and Hover Craft MKE.

Landlord Helps Tenant Get Rental Assistance, Instead of Evicting

Landlord Helps Tenant Get Rental Assistance, Instead of Evicting

The landlord waited months for rental assistance, not wanting to evict her tenant.

City Hall: Milwaukee Poised To Pay Additional $150,000 For Predator Police Officer
City Hall

Milwaukee Poised To Pay Additional $150,000 For Predator Police Officer

Officer Sonthana Rajaphoumi finished four-year prison sentence earlier this year.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Eppstein Uhen Merging With Green Bay Area Firm
Eyes on Milwaukee

Eppstein Uhen Merging With Green Bay Area Firm

Combined firm will have offices in three states, 250 employees.

State Needs PFAS Rules Now, Advocates Say

State Needs PFAS Rules Now, Advocates Say

People affected by harmful forever chemicals say regulator's proposed standards are 'overdue.'

Eyes on Milwaukee: Indoor Concert Complex Planned Next To Summerfest
Eyes on Milwaukee

Indoor Concert Complex Planned Next To Summerfest

800 and 4,000 seat theaters would offer year-round entertainment.

City Hall: Committee Endorses Dana World-Patterson’s Appointment To FPC
City Hall

Committee Endorses Dana World-Patterson’s Appointment To FPC

Human trafficking victims' advocate draws high praise from council members.

Transportation: Should 20 MPH Be Milwaukee’s Default Speed Limit?
Transportation

Should 20 MPH Be Milwaukee’s Default Speed Limit?

City has money set aside to lower speed limits, particularly on side streets.

Transportation: DPW Unveils 16 Traffic Calming Projects
Transportation

DPW Unveils 16 Traffic Calming Projects

Effort being funded with American Rescue Plan Act funds. Construction to start in spring.

State Elections Commission Blasts Non-Partisan Election Review

State Elections Commission Blasts Non-Partisan Election Review

Commission chair says report is "gross incompetence" or a intentional "sabotage."

Public Museum Needs $45 Million From County

Public Museum Needs $45 Million From County

Without it, private donors may not support plan for new, $240 million museum facility.

Daily Bird Officially Opening Riverwest Cafe

Daily Bird Officially Opening Riverwest Cafe

The coffee shop, which started as a pop-up, will open in former Fuel Cafe space.

Loudenbeck Will Run for Secretary of State

Loudenbeck Will Run for Secretary of State

Wants state office to take control of Wisconsin elections.

City Hall: Milwaukee Water Works Wants Rate Hike
City Hall

Milwaukee Water Works Wants Rate Hike

But below what state PSC allows. Bauman demands to know why.

Gableman Reveals Staff in Election Probe

Gableman Reveals Staff in Election Probe

Nine staff earning up to $10,000 month in Republican-backed investigation.