Dave Fidlin

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How North Point Lighthouse Fights Pollution

How North Point Lighthouse Fights Pollution

Working with MMSD to reduce polluted runoff, keep the beach and lake clean.

Voters’ Rights Are In Peril, Experts Say

Voters’ Rights Are In Peril, Experts Say

Voter ID, roadblocks to voting discussed by panel at MU event.

Measuring How Polarized We Are

Measuring How Polarized We Are

That’s what Craig Gilbert is doing, as he discusses with Mike Gousha.

How Hispanics Are Changing Milwaukee

How Hispanics Are Changing Milwaukee

Head of UCC says fastest growing demographic group will help shape Milwaukee’s future.

Entrepreneurs Optimistic About Startup Scene

Entrepreneurs Optimistic About Startup Scene

Yes, Milwaukee ranks low in national surveys, but panelists say city is changing.

Dem Lawmakers Push To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Dem Lawmakers Push To Legalize Medical Marijuana

State Sen. Jon Erpenbach and Rep. Chris Taylor tour state to discuss medical marijuana.

School Sisters Going Solar

School Sisters Going Solar

Congregation installing panels at their Sacred Heart building on South Side.

Opioid Crisis Still Growing

Opioid Crisis Still Growing

Are there solutions? Panel of experts share views on epidemic of overdoses, deaths.

Barrett and Farrow Call For Cooperation

Barrett and Farrow Call For Cooperation

Mayor and Waukesha County Executive share vision for region’s future at Marquette conference.

Bucks Leader Sees Huge Potential for Milwaukee

Bucks Leader Sees Huge Potential for Milwaukee

In interview, Alex Lasry says he sees “groundswell of change” in Milwaukee.

Court Watch: Judges At MU Panel Demand Recusal Rules
Court Watch

Judges At MU Panel Demand Recusal Rules

Common Cause and judges at town hall meeting say state’s judicial system must be reformed.

Sykes On ‘How The Right Lost Its Mind’

Sykes On ‘How The Right Lost Its Mind’

Former talk show host talks up his new book, stresses he's still a conservative.

Marquette Moving Beyond Boundaries

Marquette Moving Beyond Boundaries

MU President Mike Lovell maps out future, how it will fix “broken” financial structure.

New Parking Meters Will Help Homeless

New Parking Meters Will Help Homeless

Local dignitaries unveiled key-shaped meters that will help fund program for homeless.

Milwaukee County Employees Embrace Health

Milwaukee County Employees Embrace Health

More participate in health and wellness program, with encouraging results.

State Unfair to Big Cities, Henken Says

State Unfair to Big Cities, Henken Says

At MU interview series, Public Policy Forum leader says Milwaukee needs a sales tax.

County’s Homeless Program A Success

County’s Homeless Program A Success

Based on national model, which found providing housing actually saves money.

Barrett Seeks State Okay for City Sales Tax

Barrett Seeks State Okay for City Sales Tax

Says city budget “not sustainable,” big police cuts certain without new revenue source.

Historic Third Ward’s New Leader

Historic Third Ward’s New Leader

Jim Plaisted, a veteran of local BIDs, succeeds Nancy O’Keefe

The Mystery of Immigration Controversy

The Mystery of Immigration Controversy

Why the change in police policy, why the lack of “transparency,” why all the furor?

You Can Balance the County Budget

You Can Balance the County Budget

Abele’s new widget gives citizens a chance to submit draft spending plans.

Next Generation of Real Estate Leaders

Next Generation of Real Estate Leaders

ACRE, established in 2005, works to increase diversity in development arena

Medical College Gets Largest Gift Ever

Medical College Gets Largest Gift Ever

$38 million donation establishes new collaborative network, creates new educational opportunities

The Good and Bad of Urbanism

The Good and Bad of Urbanism

Richard Florida drops by Marquette University to discuss his latest book, “The New Urban Crisis.”

MCTS One Of The Best In The U.S.

MCTS One Of The Best In The U.S.

Report ranks county transit system 13th in providing access to jobs. County considers growth options.

Jennifer Gonda On the Hot Seat

Jennifer Gonda On the Hot Seat

New Water Works director opposed by some aldermen, and faces tough lead pipes issue.

How the Arts Can Change City

How the Arts Can Change City

Panelists discuss importance, future of arts in Milwaukee urban life.

New Strides for Water Technology

New Strides for Water Technology

High-level filtration system helps dramatize Milwaukee Water Week.

Historic Third Ward Needs New Leader

Historic Third Ward Needs New Leader

Search for successor of longtime executive director Nancy O’Keefe is underway.