What role does the US Navy have in an inland port like Milwaukee? We’ll speak with the Commander of the Naval Service Training Command. Later, the GED tests are changing at the end of the year, and that’s causing concerns among some students and people who help students prepare for the tests. The last remaining iron-clad building in Wisconsin gets a new life. And we’ll meet Milwaukee writer Jenny Benjamin, whose novel spans hundreds of years and thousands of miles.
You may not often see them, but plenty of trains crisscross Wisconsin these days carrying freight. The state and rail companies have been bringing old lines back to life because of increased demand, but much work is needed.
Ivan & Alyosha performed on the first night of Summerfest this year, opening for the Violent Femmes and The Avett Brothers at the Marcus Amphitheater. Band members Tim Wilson, Ryan Carbary, Tim Kim and Pete Wilson stopped by WUWM before their show to chat with Bruce Winter.
I&A performed Be Your Man and Don't Want To Die Anymore in WUWM's Performance Studio.