MKE County: COVID-19 Cases at Historic Low
MKE County

COVID-19 Cases at Historic Low

But transmission of COVID-19 rose in early June.

City Hall: $250,000 Settlement for Minor Pursued by MPD Officer
City Hall

$250,000 Settlement for Minor Pursued by MPD Officer

Officer finishing four-year prison sentence.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bauman’s $150 Million Affordable Housing Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bauman’s $150 Million Affordable Housing Plan

Plan would save every city-owned single-family home and duplex.

Regulators Halt Suburban Water Diversion Project

Regulators Halt Suburban Water Diversion Project

A project in Kenosha County would divert 1.2 million gallons a day from Lake Michigan.

State Legislature Passes Policing Bills

State Legislature Passes Policing Bills

The governor called on lawmakers to pass additional policing reform legislation.

Republican Lawmakers Advance $3.4 Billion Tax Cut

Republican Lawmakers Advance $3.4 Billion Tax Cut

State legislators propose cuts to income, property and business taxes.

Op Ed: The Fight To Save Kohler-Andrae State Park
Op Ed

The Fight To Save Kohler-Andrae State Park

Herb Kohler’s golf course would grab a huge chunk of it. Environmentalists are fighting this.

City Hall: Milwaukee’s Lead Program Fails Again
City Hall

Milwaukee’s Lead Program Fails Again

Scale of problem currently limited to one family in Bay View, but full review planned.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MMSD Deconstructing Former We Energies Building For Flood Abatement Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

MMSD Deconstructing Former We Energies Building For Flood Abatement Project

Jackson Park will also see changes as part of multi-year effort.

Northwestern Mutual Builds New Park on Summerfest Grounds

Northwestern Mutual Builds New Park on Summerfest Grounds

New park replaces the Children's Theater and Playzone.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bay View Wetland Restoration Gets Boost From Grant
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bay View Wetland Restoration Gets Boost From Grant

Stormwater retention effort part of restoration of Grand Trunk site, Lake Michigan cleanup.

Entertainment: Milwaukee Makers Market at Discovery World
Entertainment

Milwaukee Makers Market at Discovery World

Plus, the 50th annual Juneteenth Day parade, a community rummage sale, drag racing and a free poetry event.

Dining: Honeypie, Palomino Move From Tipped to ‘Fair’ Wages
Dining

Honeypie, Palomino Move From Tipped to ‘Fair’ Wages

Pie Incorporated adopts One Fair Wage pay scale.

Instagram Famous Ceramics Shop Moving to Bay View

Instagram Famous Ceramics Shop Moving to Bay View

Lolly Lolly Ceramics gained national attention for producing 100 unique mugs in 100 days.

Delta COVID-19 Strain in Wisconsin

Delta COVID-19 Strain in Wisconsin

Vaccination important to fighting highly contagious strain.

Budget Committee Approves Healthcare Spending Increase

Budget Committee Approves Healthcare Spending Increase

State Legislature's Joint Finance Committee cuts governor's budget for aging, disability services.

Boswell Books’ Owner Recommends Five Books for Summer

Boswell Books’ Owner Recommends Five Books for Summer

Daniel Goldin makes suggestions for this summer's beach reads, including one by a local author.

State Assembly Passes Transgender Athlete Bill

State Assembly Passes Transgender Athlete Bill

Legislation would bar transgender women from playing on female athletic teams.

Op Ed: Republicans Running On Resentment
Op Ed

Republicans Running On Resentment

They are betting voters would rather see less for poor people than more for everyone.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Barrett, Officials Celebrate Couture Groundbreaking
Eyes on Milwaukee

Barrett, Officials Celebrate Couture Groundbreaking

Nine years after building was first proposed. 'Like making sausage. It's not pretty.'

Data Wonk: The Private Election Grants Didn’t Help Biden
Data Wonk

The Private Election Grants Didn’t Help Biden

If anything they helped Trump, an analysis of state election results show.

Op-Ed: State Budget May Impact Your Child’s Classroom
Op-Ed

State Budget May Impact Your Child’s Classroom

GOP legislators' budget could worsen the growing shortage of teachers.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Third Ward Tower’s Design Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Third Ward Tower’s Design Approved

$140 million, 32-floor apartment tower gets okayed by Historic Third Ward board.

25 Summer Resources For Kids

25 Summer Resources For Kids

For recreation, classes, safety, health and healing

City Hall: Mayor Backs $15 Minimum Wage For City Workers
City Hall

Mayor Backs $15 Minimum Wage For City Workers

More than 400 city employees would get a raise under Barrett's proposal.