Theater: Up a Lazy River
Theater

Up a Lazy River

Rep’s cabaret show “Mark Twain’s River of Song” meanders too easily into cliches.

Trip Down the Aisle Is Very Lo-o-o-ng

Trip Down the Aisle Is Very Lo-o-o-ng

Fox Lake inmate has tried for nearly a year to get prison officials to approve his marriage.

Murphy’s Law: The Rise of Special Interest Spending
Murphy’s Law

The Rise of Special Interest Spending

Nationally and in Wisconsin it’s exploded since Citizens United. What’s the impact?

Shutdown May Cut Off Food Share Benefits

Shutdown May Cut Off Food Share Benefits

State official unsure whether there will be funding for the program given federal shutdown.

Vos May Amend Pre-Existing Conditions Bill

Vos May Amend Pre-Existing Conditions Bill

Open to some changes Evers wants, but not others. Vote scheduled for today.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Logan Reichenberger
NEWaukeean of the Week

Logan Reichenberger

"Since graduation I have fallen in love with the diverse history of the city..."

Theater: Science, Sexism and the Nobel Prize
Theater

Science, Sexism and the Nobel Prize

Renaissance staging of Photograph 51 champions double helix discoverer Rosalind Franklin.

The Contrarian: About that Republican Cash Surplus
The Contrarian

About that Republican Cash Surplus

The term is meaningless and such half-truths muddy our understanding of state budget.

Theater: Rep’s ‘Junk’ Is Fast-Paced Thriller
Theater

Rep’s ‘Junk’ Is Fast-Paced Thriller

Big cast of juicy characters and dark, witty look at Wall Street junk bond deals of 1980s.

Beyond Bail: Courts Jail the Poor, Rich Go Free
Beyond Bail

Courts Jail the Poor, Rich Go Free

Judges question constitutionality of system jailing poor defendants for inability to pay bail.

Museums: Prohibition Exhibition Is Fascinating
Museums

Prohibition Exhibition Is Fascinating

County Historical Society show reveals city's unique place in "noble experiment" of 1920-1933.

What’s It Worth?: Journal Sentinel Buildings Worth A Lot
What’s It Worth?

Journal Sentinel Buildings Worth A Lot

Value of entire block and two buildings pegged at $13 million.

Photographer Documents Vintage Bar Signs

Photographer Documents Vintage Bar Signs

Wisconsin native captures vanishing way of life, vintage beer signs across this state and Midwest

The State of Politics: Drug Epidemic Drains County Budgets
The State of Politics

Drug Epidemic Drains County Budgets

Case worker loads soar, state funding inadequate, counties making up for shortfall.

25% of Prescribed Antibiotics Are Unnecessary

25% of Prescribed Antibiotics Are Unnecessary

So says new study. But Wisconsin’s rate of prescribing antibiotics is below national average.

Op Ed: Growing Wealth Gap Hurts Wage Earners
Op Ed

Growing Wealth Gap Hurts Wage Earners

Kimberly-Clark subsidy helps wealthy stockholders with no gain for workers.

Plats and Parcels: Journal Sentinel Building To Be Purchased
Plats and Parcels

Journal Sentinel Building To Be Purchased

Plus: Jeffers buys two Walker's Point buildings. And Post Office building lawsuit stalled.

The Week’s Greatest Hits

The Week’s Greatest Hits

Most popular articles and press releases in the past week

Summit Aims to Prevent Human Trafficking

Summit Aims to Prevent Human Trafficking

Third Annual "Stay Out the Game” summit at North Side YMCA trained youth how to resist traffickers.

Legislators Can’t Block Liberals On Twitter

Legislators Can’t Block Liberals On Twitter

Federal judge rules that One Wisconsin Now can’t be blocked from twitter feed of Vos, other GOP lawmakers.

Urban Reads: $100 Billion Transit Plan for Atlanta?
Urban Reads

$100 Billion Transit Plan for Atlanta?

All the city news you can use.

Op Ed: The Sad Decline of UW-Stevens Point
Op Ed

The Sad Decline of UW-Stevens Point

Its elimination of liberal arts courses made the New York Times, hurts state’s education and democracy,

Photo Gallery: Gallery at Vanguard Exhibition and Annual Party
Photo Gallery

Gallery at Vanguard Exhibition and Annual Party

Vanguard Sculpture Services also has art galley and the exhibition opening combined with annual party.

7 Goals of County Fair Deal Group

7 Goals of County Fair Deal Group

Abele and Lipscomb's group releases seven recommendations for state legislative action.

Campaign Cash: Rep. Sargent Pushes Campaign Reform
Campaign Cash

Rep. Sargent Pushes Campaign Reform

Democratic proposal would add restrictions on campaign donations.