The Milwaukee business world is still buzzing over this month's announcement that Northwestern Mutual plans to build a new skyscraper downtown and greatly expand its presence in its home city.
The Port of Milwaukee bid farewell this month, to its final international visitor of the season.The ship “Federal EMS” deposited a load of steel and then hurried off to other Great Lakes ports – needing to pass through the St. Lawrence Seaway before it closes for winter.Before the ocean-going vessel departed, I visited Captain, Andrzej Lasota to learn about life at sea.
Five months ago Monday, a gasoline pipeline ruptured outside of West Bend and turned life in a small nearby community upside down.
More than 50,000 gallons spilled onto a farm field in the Town of Jackson, seeped underground and contaminated wells.
As the town grapples with finding a long-term solution to their water problem, WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence visited a couple anxiously hoping for light at the end of the tunnel.
This artist's canvass is his own body.
Water levels are low enough in the Great Lakes that parts of sunken ships have become visible.