Margaret Faust

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Where Did Milwaukee Chef Dan Jacobs Finish On Top Chef?

Where Did Milwaukee Chef Dan Jacobs Finish On Top Chef?

Visit Milwaukee says the show gave Milwaukee a visibility boost.

Annual Juneteenth Celebration Returns

Annual Juneteenth Celebration Returns

'Our history, our culture, our village' is the theme for 53rd annual celebration in Milwaukee.

Financial Aid Issues Likely To Result In UW Enrollment Drop

Financial Aid Issues Likely To Result In UW Enrollment Drop

14% drop in Wisconsin students completing federal student aid form following delayed rollout.

Menomonee Falls Bakery Continues Pride Month Fundraisers Despite Backlash

Menomonee Falls Bakery Continues Pride Month Fundraisers Despite Backlash

Batter & Mac has raised nearly $7,000 for Courage MKE nonprofit.

MPS Board Calls For Investigation, Delays Budget Vote

MPS Board Calls For Investigation, Delays Budget Vote

The school district has been under scrutiny for lack of financial reporting.

Marquette Developing Civic Reasoning and Discourse Course For Freshman

Marquette Developing Civic Reasoning and Discourse Course For Freshman

Professors said there is a "thirst" to talk across differences.

FAFSA Completion Rate Down More Than 25%

FAFSA Completion Rate Down More Than 25%

Fatigue and technical issues contribute to declining rates, with educators worried about long-term impacts.

Marquette Employees Launch Unionization Drive

Marquette Employees Launch Unionization Drive

Organizers ask for fair contracts, wages and benefits

Regents Approve UW Tuition Increase

Regents Approve UW Tuition Increase

Segregated fees, room and board rates, graduate tuition, nonresident undergraduate tuition will also increase.

Wisconsin Enthusiasts Will Drive a Thousand Miles for Solar Eclipse

Wisconsin Enthusiasts Will Drive a Thousand Miles for Solar Eclipse

Seeking 'earth-shatteringly gorgeous' views. Partial eclipse visible from Wisconsin.

Marquette University Plans Budget Cuts

Marquette University Plans Budget Cuts

Reductions in revenue will force 7% cut or $31 million over next six years.

Kaul Hints He Could Pursue Larger Wisconsin Abortion Lawsuit

Kaul Hints He Could Pursue Larger Wisconsin Abortion Lawsuit

Wisconsin AG suggests he will pursue ruling if Supreme Court agrees to hear case.

New Cancer Treatment Coming To Wisconsin

New Cancer Treatment Coming To Wisconsin

Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin building new proton therapy clinic.

The Rise of Milwaukee Chef Dan Jacobs

The Rise of Milwaukee Chef Dan Jacobs

A Milwaukeean since 2011, he will compete on upcoming season of ‘Top Chef.’

Mississippi Mayor Visits Wisconsin Capitol For Black Advocacy Day

Mississippi Mayor Visits Wisconsin Capitol For Black Advocacy Day

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba says self-determination is key to quality of life issues

Concordia University Is Latest College To Face Financial Challenges

Concordia University Is Latest College To Face Financial Challenges

Move follows 2023 closing of nearby Cardinal Stritch University

Grants Will Fund Recovery Housing For Those Facing Homelessness and Battling Opioids

Grants Will Fund Recovery Housing For Those Facing Homelessness and Battling Opioids

Program is funded by larger opioid settlement.

Program Promotes Homeownership for Low-Income Renters

Program Promotes Homeownership for Low-Income Renters

Metcalfe Park Homeownership Initiative helping 30 renters in city buy homes.

Following 2022 Record, Wisconsin Pedestrian Deaths Declined In 2023

Following 2022 Record, Wisconsin Pedestrian Deaths Declined In 2023

Milwaukee County had a third of the state's pedestrian deaths, a disproportionately large share.

Milwaukee Aims to Become Healthiest City In Wisconsin

Milwaukee Aims to Become Healthiest City In Wisconsin

New plan by city health department addresses racism, health equity.

Law Makes Financial Literacy A High School Graduation Requirement

Law Makes Financial Literacy A High School Graduation Requirement

Bipartisan proposal goes into effect with 2028 Wisconsin high school graduating class.

HIV Cases Are Rising in Wisconsin

HIV Cases Are Rising in Wisconsin

But those with the disease are living longer, healthier lives.

Bill Would Help Prevent Food Waste

Bill Would Help Prevent Food Waste

State grants to help create community composting, get retailers' unsold products to food pantries.

Amidst Inflation Crunch, Food Pantries Need Donations

Amidst Inflation Crunch, Food Pantries Need Donations

Demand is growing and federal aid program has stopped.

Kenosha Hard Rock Casino Plan Again Advancing

Kenosha Hard Rock Casino Plan Again Advancing

Two votes expected to occur this month, reviving previously rejected plan.

Wisconsin Cities Accelerating Lead Service Line Replacement

Wisconsin Cities Accelerating Lead Service Line Replacement

An influx of funding will help, but the pace was already increasing finds new WPF report.

Community Groups Working With Milwaukee VA To Prevent Veteran Suicides

Community Groups Working With Milwaukee VA To Prevent Veteran Suicides

Suicide rate for veterans is 58% higher than other adults.

Number of Hospitals Losing Money In Wisconsin Triples

Number of Hospitals Losing Money In Wisconsin Triples

Sixty hospitals reported losses in 2022 as revenue falls and costs grow.

Wauwatosa Might Mow Down One Resident’s Front-Yard Garden

Wauwatosa Might Mow Down One Resident’s Front-Yard Garden

In a world of well-mowed grass, municipal codes and natural planting are often in conflict.

More Doulas Getting Trained in Milwaukee

More Doulas Getting Trained in Milwaukee

Program by African American Breastfeeding Network aims to reduce infant mortality.

Milwaukee Jewish and Muslim Film Fests Coincide With War

Milwaukee Jewish and Muslim Film Fests Coincide With War

Both festivals running this month. 'It gives people a chance to discuss their feelings.'

State’s Smaller Municipalities Struggle for Revenue

State’s Smaller Municipalities Struggle for Revenue

New shared revenue deal a lifeline, but local needs go beyond that.

Milwaukee, 6 Other Counties Fall Short of Federal Air Quality Standards

Milwaukee, 6 Other Counties Fall Short of Federal Air Quality Standards

New DNR report shows 7 counties fail to meet 2015 EPA ozone standards. All 7 are near Lake Michigan.

IndyCar Racing Returns to Milwaukee

IndyCar Racing Returns to Milwaukee

State Fair Park and IndyCar sign a 3-year contract for Milwaukee Mile Speedway.

Zoo Will Close Seal, Sea Lion Exhibit

Zoo Will Close Seal, Sea Lion Exhibit

Citing costs, it will end partnership with Ocean Connections in December.

Car Crashes A Leading Cause of Death For State’s Elk

Car Crashes A Leading Cause of Death For State’s Elk

Once gone from Wisconsin, there are now 515 elk in state, and the number is growing.

Republican Child Care Bills Aim To Address Shortages By Cutting Regulations

Republican Child Care Bills Aim To Address Shortages By Cutting Regulations

Gov. Evers called for a Sept. 20 special session to address shortages, has different plan.

New Wisconsin Absentee Ballots Aim To Reduce Mistakes

New Wisconsin Absentee Ballots Aim To Reduce Mistakes

Envelope targeted at making sure witness signature is provided.