News

Pages

Health & Science
4:49 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

North Shore Tackles Cryptosporidium

North Shore officials say a contaminated pool could be the source of the Crypto outbreak
Credit Photos.com

There have been 13 confirmed cases of Cryptosporidium in the north shore communities of Milwaukee. Another 14 cases are probable.

Read more
Regional
4:49 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Nine Milwaukee Firefighters Suspended

Milwaukee Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing is investigating whether nine firefighters should be disciplined for allegedly damaging the inside of a firehouse.

The vandalism reportedly occurred over the weekend at a north side fire station.

Fire and Police Commission Executive Director Michael Tobin says the firefighters were suspended from their jobs Tuesday.  The nine are still being paid.

Tobin says the allegations also involve other inappropriate conduct inside the firehouse.  He declined to give specifics.

Regional
1:06 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Milwaukee: A Hub for Child Sex Trafficking

The FBI estimates hundreds of thousands of U.S. children are at risk of sexual exploitation.

Read more
Education
12:25 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

MPS Teacher Awarded National Honor

Teacher Sarah Berndt was surprised at a school assembly Wednesday morning, when she was named a national model.
Credit Milken Educator Awards

Sarah Berndt, a Spanish and technology teacher at Milwaukee's Reagan College Preparatory High School, has received a Milken Educator Award.

Read more
Arts & Culture
12:17 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Revisualizing Nature in a Short Film

Cecelia Condit’s three-channel video and photography installation, "Within a Stone's Throw."
Credit Cecelia Condit

The Milwaukee Film Festival continues this week and showcases both feature films and shorts, internationally renowned filmmakers and local ones.

Arts & Culture
11:51 am
Wed October 2, 2013

DearMKE Highlights What We Love About Milwaukee

Hoan silhouette featured on DearMKE
Credit Anna-Lee C., DearMKE

A little over a year ago, we spoke with filmmaker – and Milwaukee native Jack Turner, who had been tapped to produce a series of films to promote the city and tell some remarkable stories.

Read more
Regional
10:40 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Preview Milwaukee Magazine's Best of 2013 Guide

Milwaukee Magazine selected Black Husky's Sparkly Eyes as Wisconsin's best fall beer.
Credit Black Husky Brewing

For more than three decades, Milwaukee Magazine readers have looked with anticipation to the magazine’s annual “Best of” guide to the city.

Read more
Politics & Government
10:10 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Milwaukee Fire Chief Suspends Nine Firefighters

The nine are reportedly being investigated for inappropriate conduct and damaging the inside of a fire station on the city's north side.

Read more
Arts & Culture
4:26 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Barracuda in the Attic: Growing Up With a Literary Lion

Memoir by Kipp Friedman

The writer Bruce Jay Friedman was known to many in the 1960s, ‘70s, and 80’s for novels such as Stern, stage plays such as Scuba Duba, and screenplays such as Stir Crazy, Splash and The Lonely Guy.

Read more
Health & Science
4:21 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Wisconsin Doctor Has Another Prescription for Affordable Care

Madison doctor Will Schupp, M.D.
Credit courtest Dr. Will Schupp

Americans today begin selecting health exchanges as key parts of the health care reform legislation go into effect. 

Read more

Pages