Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews U.S. Olympic Speedskater Bridie Farrell.
One year from today, speed-skating events are set to begin at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Bridie Farrell hopes to be there. Today, though, she’s in Milwaukee, training at the Pettit National Ice Center.
Jenn Grant is not a well-known name to American music fans. Yet.
The Canadian singer-songwriter is working hard to be noticed in this country. She toured across the upper midwest with Erin McKeown, took a brief break back home in Nova Scotia, and is back at it with a show at Madison's High Noon Saloon Thursday evening, also in support of McKeown.
Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Professors Jennifer Doering and Naira Campbell-Kyureghyan.
Both public health and private campaign efforts have aimed at reducing the number of infant deaths in Milwaukee due to co-sleeping. But the problem hasn’t gone away – babies still die, and research by UW-Milwaukee nursing professor Jennifer Doering indicates at least a quarter of the women she studies are still co-sleeping with their infants.
WUWM has been reporting on the impact of gunshot injuries. Bullets wound hundreds of people in Milwaukee every year, and change their lives. Ann-Elise Henzl focuses on the youngest victims: the children shot.