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10:00 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Essay: A Sustainable Lakefront View

Milwaukee's lakefront
Credit Teecycle Tim/Flickr

Essay by Mark Siegrist

Milwaukee’s lakefront is as representative of the city as the Art Museum, Miller beer or the Brewers. For essayist Mark Siegrist, who grew up here, that lakefront is Milwaukee at its most elemental:

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Arts & Culture
10:00 am
Wed August 7, 2013

North Point Lighthouse Brings Maritime History Alive

The North Point Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters
Credit North Point Lighthouse

The North Point Lighthouse in Milwaukee's Lake Park neighborhood is a treasure trove of maritime history set off the beaten path of Milwaukee tourist destinations.

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Arts & Culture
10:00 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Rock Island Lighthouse Sets Scene for Historical Mystery Novel

Pottawatomie Lighthouse on Rock Island
Credit United States Coast Guard

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews author Kathleen Ernst.

The shores beneath a historic lighthouse become a crime scene in a new murder mystery from Kathleen Ernst.

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Regional
9:30 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Thousands of Triathletes Heading for Milwaukee

Most of the triathlon will hug Milwaukee's lakefront

This coming weekend, Milwaukee will host the 2013 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships. As many as 4,300 people are set to compete in the swim-bike-run.

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Environment
6:00 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Rethinking Damaged Urban Trees - Waste to Resource

Urban trunks awaiting Bob Wesp's inspections.

A mill in Hartford receives nearly 4,000 urban trees a year from which to salvage lumber.

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