Marti Mikkelson

News Reporter

Marti, a Waukesha native, joined the WUWM news team in February of 1999. Previously, she was an anchor and reporter at WTMJ in Milwaukee, WIBA in Madison, and WLIP in Kenosha.

Marti’s work has been recognized by RTNDA, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, Associated Press, Public Radio News Directors Incorporated, and the Milwaukee Press Club.

Marti earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. Marti currently lives on her favorite side of town – Milwaukee’s east side.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Reasons Vary as Many Lawmakers Depart State Office

It looks like there will be a lot of new faces in the state Legislature in 2015.
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Politics & Government
4:12 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Senate President Mike Ellis Won't Seek Re-Election in Wake of Secret Video

Ellis says he never acted on the idea he discussed, after realizing the plan was illegal.

Republican state Sen. Mike Ellis of Neenah is dropping out of the race for the seat he's held for decades.

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1:39 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Judge Refuses to Throw Out Lawsuit Related to John Doe Two

A federal judge in Milwaukee says a lawsuit seeking to stop a secret investigation into possible illegal coordination between conservative groups and recent recall campaigns may continue.

The conservative organization Club for Growth filed suit in February, arguing the probe amounts to harassment and violates free speech rights.

The prosecutors leading the investigation asked U.S. District Judge Rudolph Randa to dismiss the suit, arguing federal courts should stay out of the case.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Milwaukee Group: Public School Gyms in Worse Shape than Bradley Center

Community leaders are conducting ongoing discussions about the future of the Bradley Center.

While reports percolate about Herb Kohl possibly selling the Milwaukee Bucks and putting proceeds toward a new basketball arena, a local group is taking a stand.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Grothman Shocks Again With News He'll Run for Congress

State Sen. Glenn Grothman mingles with constituents at a chili cook-off in West Bend.
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Republican state Sen. Glenn Grothman plans to challenge fellow GOP member and long-time Congressman Tom Petri, this fall.

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