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Education
1:00 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Community Activists Rally Against Privatization of Low Performing Schools

Community activists say they want to make sure no MPS schools are privatized.

There was a rally downtown late Tuesday, outside the offices of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce.

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Regional
5:05 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

3 Attractions to See at Milwaukee County Fair

Pies are just one of the many food competition categories at the Milwaukee County Fair.
Credit mechanikat, flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews outdoor adventure contributors Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer about the Milwaukee County Fair.

Did you know that there's a Milwaukee County Fair? There sure is - and it's coming at the end of September.

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Arts & Culture
5:01 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

The Dunwells Update English Folk

The Dunwells
Credit Piper Ferguson

The Dunwells perform in Lake Effect's Studio C1.

Earlier this summer, Milwaukee got a taste of modern English folk rock, courtesy of The Dunwells.

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Economy & Business
4:51 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Steve Marcus Calls for Downtown Sculptures, Sales Tax for Civic Projects

Steve Marcus, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Marcus Corporation
Credit Michelle Maternowski

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Steve Marcus, chairman of the board of the Marcus Corporation.

For more than half a century, Steve Marcus has helped shape the city of Milwaukee.

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Education
4:26 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

MPS Dumps Letter Grades for K-8

Milwaukee Public Schools is following a trend in education - moving away from traditional letter grades. 

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