The Week’s Greatest Hits

The Week’s Greatest Hits

Most popular articles and press releases in the past week

MKE County: Zablocki Golf Course Reopens With Synthetic Greens
MKE County

Zablocki Golf Course Reopens With Synthetic Greens

New greens should save money on water, labor and fertilizer at county-run 9-hole course.

Evers Urges Legislators to Release Funds for Communities Losing UW Branches

Evers Urges Legislators to Release Funds for Communities Losing UW Branches

Legislature passed budget with $20 million for economic loss due to campus closures.

GOP Holdover on UW Board Says He Won’t Step Down

GOP Holdover on UW Board Says He Won’t Step Down

UW Regent Robert Atwell advised by Vos to stay on Board until replacement confirmed.

City Hall: Milwaukee Will Contest We Energies Rate Hikes
City Hall

Milwaukee Will Contest We Energies Rate Hikes

It's 'environmental redlining... just to turn a profit,' Ald Dimitrijevic charges.

Judge Kicks Most Inmates Off Waupun Prison Lawsuit

Judge Kicks Most Inmates Off Waupun Prison Lawsuit

State argued inmates hadn't exhausted internal complaint process before suing.

RNC, Protesters, Secret Service At Odds Over Free Speech Zone

RNC, Protesters, Secret Service At Odds Over Free Speech Zone

Is Pere Marquette Park actually the Goldilocks spot?

MKE County: July 3rd Fireworks Canceled
MKE County

July 3rd Fireworks Canceled

Without a sponsor, annual event is called off by Milwaukee County.

Busby’s Opens in Former Romans’ Pub

Busby’s Opens in Former Romans’ Pub

25 tap beers, wine, cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks are served at the new tavern, which aims to become a hub for community and conversation.

Milwaukee Hospital Hopes To Replicate Its Model For Treating Gunshot Victims

Milwaukee Hospital Hopes To Replicate Its Model For Treating Gunshot Victims

Froedtert’s multidisciplinary outpatient trauma clinic improves patient outcomes says new report.

Milwaukee Dredging Project Could Have Extra Benefit

Milwaukee Dredging Project Could Have Extra Benefit

Estuary cleanup effort could release nutrients that boost Lake Michigan perch.

MKE County: Supervisors Grudgingly Approve Raises for Sheriff’s Deputies
MKE County

Supervisors Grudgingly Approve Raises for Sheriff’s Deputies

County Board unanimously approves new contract with sheriff's deputy union, but wants overtime under control.

Council Temporarily Bans Late-Night Dining at 27th Street Denny’s

Council Temporarily Bans Late-Night Dining at 27th Street Denny’s

'People fighting over french fries, it's not an alcohol-infused environment,' says alderman.

10% of Wisconsin Hospital Jobs Are Now Unfilled

10% of Wisconsin Hospital Jobs Are Now Unfilled

The Wisconsin Hospital Association's annual workforce identified almost 10,000 vacancies, primarily in frontline roles.

See Inside 3 Buildings For Civil War Veterans That Will Be Saved

See Inside 3 Buildings For Civil War Veterans That Will Be Saved

Chapel, theater and mansion will provide supportive services for veterans.

Lawsuit Argues Cash Bail Amendment Was Improperly On Ballot

Lawsuit Argues Cash Bail Amendment Was Improperly On Ballot

Dane County judge is weighing whether overturn 2023 amendments approved by voters

Entertainment: New Northwest Side Taproom Opens Friday
Entertainment

New Northwest Side Taproom Opens Friday

Plus: A kite festival, oddities expo and a suburban festival hosted by a world-champion speed skater.

MKE County: 36 Pools, Splash Pads, Water Parks Opening in 2024
MKE County

36 Pools, Splash Pads, Water Parks Opening in 2024

Parks opening far more pools in 2024 after making waves with lifeguard hiring.

New Vendors Joining 3rd Street Market Hall

New Vendors Joining 3rd Street Market Hall

Goodland Greens will serve up smoothies and salads.

Locations Picked For Initial Wisconsin EV Charging Network

Locations Picked For Initial Wisconsin EV Charging Network

53 sites selected for first round of funding.

Progressives Argue Constitutional Amendment Requires Definition For ‘Election Workers’

Progressives Argue Constitutional Amendment Requires Definition For ‘Election Workers’

Progressive groups want AG Kaul to ensure that a recent amendment respects voting rights

See The 5 New Food Vendors Coming to Summerfest

See The 5 New Food Vendors Coming to Summerfest

Dozens of new eats for this year's festival, including birria bao, yakisoba noodles and boba tea.

RNC Prep Includes Maritime Security Planning, Training

RNC Prep Includes Maritime Security Planning, Training

Local coast guard station hosts exercise gaming out security threats for Republican National Convention.

New Estimate Shows Shrinking Wisconsin Budget Surplus

New Estimate Shows Shrinking Wisconsin Budget Surplus

Next budget debate still expected to start with $3 billion surplus.

Dining: Ouzo Café Is Classic Greek Fare
Dining

Ouzo Café Is Classic Greek Fare

Downtown restaurant has authentic cuisine in big and small plates.