Monday on Lake Effect: Milwaukee Water System, Mental Health Nurses, 'Wisconsin Literary Luminaries'

May 7, 2017

Monday on Lake Effect:

Challenges loom for the city's water and sewer system. Then, a local campaign hopes to recruit more mental health nurses in Milwaukee. Later, Journal Sentinel book critic Jim Higgins gets some advice on who to include in his book about Wisconsin’s literary luminaries. And singer-songwriter Mike Mangione shares the surprising story of an interview he did with two of his musical heroes.


  • Rob Henken and Ben Juarez, Public Policy Forum
  • Mike Lappen, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division Administrator; Vie Lucas, part-time mental health nurse for Milwaukee County
  • Jim Higgins, author, Wisconsin Literary Luminaries: From Laura Ingalls Wilder to Ayad Akhtar
  • Mike Mangione, host and producer, Time and the Mystery podcast