Ann-Elise Henzl

News Reporter / Executive Director of Project Milwaukee

Ann-Elise Henzl has been a reporter at WUWM since 1993. She got her foot in the door three years earlier, as a newsroom student intern. Ann-Elise divides her time between daily general assignment reporting and working on longer, researched stories. Ann-Elise is also Executive Producer of WUWM's Project Milwaukee series.

Ann-Elise has won numerous awards, including the national Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association (for best use of sound in a story). In addition, she has frequently been recognized for her reporting on the welfare system, the environment, and health care.

Ann-Elise earned English and Mass Communication degrees from UW-Milwaukee.

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Politics & Government
5:51 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Democratic Gubernatorial Hopeful Hulsey Plans to Hand out KKK-like Hoods at GOP Convention

Brett Hulsey is a state representative from Madison
Credit Wisconsin Legislature

Wisconsin Republicans are holding their party’s annual gathering in Milwaukee this weekend.

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Politics & Government
10:43 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Milwaukee County Supervisor Stamper to Join Common Council

Russell Stamper has served on the Milwaukee County Board since 2012.

Supervisor Russell Stamper II was elected Tuesday to represent Milwaukee’s 15th aldermanic district.

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Regional
7:45 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Chinese High Schoolers in Milwaukee: How the Program Works

Dominican’s Lindsey Dineen with some of the school’s WIA students
Credit Lindsey Dineen

Like many American teenagers, some Chinese high schoolers think they’re pretty independent – and don’t need parents around.

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Regional
1:00 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Why Chinese Teens are Coming to Wisconsin for High School

Pius XI on Milwaukee's west side is one of several parochial schools hosting students from China.
Courtesy of Jian Sun

A growing number of teenagers from China are living in the Milwaukee area, while they attend all four years of high school here.

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Environment
1:00 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Project to Supply Town of Jackson with Municipal Water Begins

Ross Bishop’s farm uses well water. He’ll have the option of switching to municipal water from the Village of Jackson

In July 2012, a pipeline running through Washington County ruptured, allowing thousands of gallons of gasoline to seep into wells. Soon, residents will be able to connect to a nearby village system.

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Politics & Government
5:28 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Assembly Leaders Urge Kramer to Resign

GOP leaders say if Rep. Kramer doesn’t step down, his constituents have the option of attempting to recall him

Waukesha Rep. Bill Kramer has been charged with two counts of second-degree sexual assault, involving a former legislative aide.

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Education
4:43 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Report: Voters Approved About 70 Percent of School Ballot Measures

Ballots in Wisconsin Tuesday had more than 40 referenda asking for more school funding

There were 44 school funding referenda on ballots Tuesday.

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Politics & Government
4:32 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Koch Brothers’ Group Has Mixed Success in Iron County Board Races

The Florida-based company Gogebic Taconite will develop an iron mine in northern Wisconsin, if it can obtain all the necessary approvals
Credit Pete Rasmussen

Americans for Prosperity got involved in county board elections in northern Wisconsin this spring, hoping to help pro-mining candidates win.

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Politics & Government
12:02 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Waukesha Voters Oust Scrima

Shawn Reilly will become the new mayor of Waukesha

Attorney and political newcomer Shawn Reilly will become the new mayor of Waukesha.

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Politics & Government
11:06 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Biddle and Stamper to Fight for Willie Hines’ Former Common Council Seat

Former alderman Willie Hines, who also was Common Council president, stepped down in February, to take a job with the city’s housing authority.

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