Jonah Beleckis

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Can Wisconsin Become a Video Game Player?

Can Wisconsin Become a Video Game Player?

Business and political leaders seek tax breaks, broadband access to build industry.

See How Painter Keeps Wisconsin State Capitol Looking Sharp

See How Painter Keeps Wisconsin State Capitol Looking Sharp

Jeff LaMay has a never-ending job, with 600 paint colors in Capitol.

Wisconsin Could Prevent Nearly All Maternal Deaths Review Finds

Wisconsin Could Prevent Nearly All Maternal Deaths Review Finds

55 people died in 2021 alone. Group working to analyze issue, recommend improvements.

Wisconsin Prisons Quietly Reinstate Copays For Those With COVID-19 Symptoms

Wisconsin Prisons Quietly Reinstate Copays For Those With COVID-19 Symptoms

State has one of the highest prisoner copays in nation. DOC says it would suspend copays for outbreaks.

Are Robots Taking Wisconsin Jobs?

Are Robots Taking Wisconsin Jobs?

Not quite, new research shows. Companies adding robots more likely to add more jobs.

Wisconsin Doctor Is First Openly Gay Head of American Medical Association

Wisconsin Doctor Is First Openly Gay Head of American Medical Association

Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld is an anesthesiologist at Froedtert Hospital.

AG Candidate Eric Toney Targets Milwaukee Crime

AG Candidate Eric Toney Targets Milwaukee Crime

GOP challenger would have DOJ take over cases Milwaukee DA declines to prosecute.

Kaul Says State Shouldn’t Enforce Abortion Ban

Kaul Says State Shouldn’t Enforce Abortion Ban

If re-elected, Attorney General will prioritize prosecuting homicide, rape, major crimes.

Secretary Of State Race Could Be Critical

Secretary Of State Race Could Be Critical

Overlooked office could help Loudenback, Republicans control elections, La Follette warns.

New Law Will Provide Care For Veterans Exposed To Burn Pits, Other Toxins

New Law Will Provide Care For Veterans Exposed To Burn Pits, Other Toxins

Milwaukee area service providers, including VA, working to scale up to meet demand.

Edessa School of Fashion Offers Milwaukee Style

Edessa School of Fashion Offers Milwaukee Style

State’s first four-year fashion school helps students of color enter the fashion world.

TRAP Therapy Uses Music As a Gateway to Therapy

TRAP Therapy Uses Music As a Gateway to Therapy

Milwaukee organization uses Hip-Hop and R&B to help people discuss mental health.

MPS Literacy Coach Films Reading Series Across Wisconsin

MPS Literacy Coach Films Reading Series Across Wisconsin

Dannette Justus films readings of children's books at interesting locations and Wisconsin landmarks.

New Portal Recruits Volunteers for State Parks System

New Portal Recruits Volunteers for State Parks System

Many needed to help serve millions of visitors per year to parks.

Milwaukee Native Makes Water the Soul of His Paintings

Milwaukee Native Makes Water the Soul of His Paintings

Khari Turner recently exhibited at the Venice Biennale. Now he's showing his work at the Museum of Wisconsin Art.

Climate Change Causing More Combined Sewer Overflows

Climate Change Causing More Combined Sewer Overflows

Overflows from increased rainfall threaten Great Lakes. Milwaukee a leader in addressing issue.

How To See The Aurora Borealis From Wisconsin

How To See The Aurora Borealis From Wisconsin

Astronomy Magazine editor reveals how to see northern lights from Badger state.

UWM Professor To Study Islands of Brilliance

UWM Professor To Study Islands of Brilliance

NEA-funded study of local non-profit's creativity workshop for autistic students.

Griffin Touts ‘Ieshuh for the People’ Plan

Griffin Touts ‘Ieshuh for the People’ Plan

'This is really the people's seat,’ candidate for Milwaukee mayor says.

What Will Earnell Lucas Do As Mayor?

What Will Earnell Lucas Do As Mayor?

Sheriff says stopping violent crime and reckless driving are key to city's future.

What Will Bob Donovan Do As Mayor?

What Will Bob Donovan Do As Mayor?

Donovan wants more police. Wants to partner with state on budget troubles.

What Will Michael Sampson Do As Mayor?

What Will Michael Sampson Do As Mayor?

His top issues for city: ‘COVID, crime and common sense.’ And don’t 'micro-manage' police.

What Will Lena Taylor Do As Mayor?

What Will Lena Taylor Do As Mayor?

Taylor focused on city budget, jobs and skills training and violence prevention.

What Will Cavalier Johnson Do As Mayor?

What Will Cavalier Johnson Do As Mayor?

Johnson prioritizing public safety, working with legislature and affordable housing.

What Will Marina Do As Mayor?

What Will Marina Do As Mayor?

If elected will be pro-public education, push anti-racist agenda and more pandemic measures.

State Offers $100 Million in Broadband Grants

State Offers $100 Million in Broadband Grants

PSC administering program with federal dollars to expand high-speed internet.