Lake Effect

Airs Weekdays at 10 am & Weekends at 3 pm

Lake Effect, WUWM’s locally-produced magazine program, covers a lot of ground, focusing on your neighbors and your issues. From discussing politics and the economy to spotlighting Wisconsin authors and musicians, Lake Effect goes beyond the headlines. Join the Lake Effect team as they open a window onto life in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.

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Lake Effect
12:00 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Child Support, Wolf Conservation, Amazon Sales Tax, MAM Exhibit, Composting

Tuesday on Lake Effect:

Our conversation continues on how child support debt impacts black men in Milwaukee. Later, can wolves help restore forests by keeping the deer at bay? Plus, the paintings of Thomas Sully captured 19th century celebrity life. And what's so exciting about post-consumer organic waste?

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Lake Effect
12:15 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Monday on Lake Effect: Debt & Child Support, Nurse-Managed Clinic, Gluten-Free Recipes, Travel Guide

Monday on Lake Effect:

Our "Real Talk" segment explains how child support is putting some dads in debt. Then, two new nurse-managed clinics open in Milwaukee and aim to change health care options in the inner city. Plus, Milwaukee chef and author Alamelu Vaivaran gets requests for specialized Indian recipes. And a new guide to Milwaukee points out the city's hidden gems.

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Lake Effect
12:23 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Friday on Lake Effect: County Budget, 'Gravity' Film, Bucks' Season, Remembering Andy Pafko

Friday on Lake Effect:

We’ll talk with County Executive Chris Abele about his proposed 2014 budget, and his call for transitioning county workers to health exchanges.  Later, film contributor Dave Luhrssen talks about the outer space blockbuster, “Gravity”; we’ll preview the Bucks’ upcoming season with sports writer Howie Magner.  And we’ll remember former Milwaukee Brave Andy Pafko, who died this week.

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Lake Effect
12:13 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Thursday on Lake Effect: New Arena?, Wisconsin Speech, Latina Resiliency, Baroque Festival

Thursday on Lake Effect:

The Bucks are gearing up for another season at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, but the debate continue to swirl around the idea of building a new arena.  We’ll explore why it’s such a contentious issue.  Later, what makes the Wisconsin way of speaking so distinctive?  Plus, an event celebrates the resiliency of Latina women in Wisconsin.  And we’ll get a preview of the Greater Milwaukee Baroque Festival, connecting young musicians with a very old form of music.

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Lake Effect
2:20 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Wednesday on Lake Effect: Depression Awareness, Boys and Girls Clubs, Afghan War Rugs, Documentary

Wednesday on Lake Effect:

After her son commits suicide, a Milwaukee mother hopes to raise awareness about depression.  Then, why the Boys and Girls Clubs of America still matter.  An exhibit showcases a creative response to a land in turmoil - Afghan war rugs. And a documentary follows one man’s journey to meaning in India.

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