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Arts & Culture
5:18 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Is Wisconsin Rude? Study Says Yes

Wisconsin has been ranked "not courteous" in a recent survey.
Credit Marchex Institute

Lake Effect's Amy Kiley interviews etiquette expert Margery Sinclair.

Call it a “Midwest Nice” malfunction: a recent study ranks Wisconsin as the least courteous state.

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Arts & Culture
3:30 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Ian and the Dream Reach for the "Saturns of Stars"

Ian and the Dream
Credit Ian and the Dream

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews local band Ian and the Dream.

Milwaukee area singer-songwriter Ian Ash, and his band, Ian and the Dream, have recently released their second EP, called “Saturns of Stars.”

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Economy & Business
12:52 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Milwaukee Delegation Making Deals at Retail Convention

Milwaukee businesses are making deals at ICSC
Credit kylemac, flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Stacy Vogel Davis of the Business Journal of Milwaukee about a retail convention.

Milwaukee retail and civic leaders have spent the last several days in Las Vegas attending an event they hope will leave a mark on the city's retail scene.

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Politics & Government
10:08 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Update: Wisconsin Budget Action Thursday

Wisconsin 2013-15 budget taking shape in the Capitol
Credit Justin W. Kern

Among items the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee approved Thursday:

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Politics & Government
8:44 am
Fri May 24, 2013

State Panel Cuts Funding For Zoo Interchange Work

Freeway work in the Milwaukee area could be scaled back after the Joint Finance Committee cut funding for reconstruction on part of the Zoo Interchange.

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