Milwaukee County

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The Estabrook Dam has been a fixture on the river since the 1930s. Today, it is mired in debate.

Marti Mikkelson

With fall approaching, local lawmakers will be crafting their budgets for the coming year.


With only a few days left before the August 12 primary, special interests are pouring money into the race for Milwaukee County Sheriff.

Thousands of Wisconsin voters will find referenda on their ballots in November, including in Milwaukee.

Under the plan county leaders and Northwestern Mutual have discussed, the company would pay $12.7 million for the lakefront garage.

The Milwaukee County Board voted on Thursday to place three questions on the November 4 ballot.

A County Board committee on Thursday will discuss the possibility of cutting pension payments for some retirees.

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

Under the board's plan, social service offices would provide voter registration forms, assist applicants and send the forms to election officials.

There's already a proposal to hold meetings at night, following voters' decision Tuesday to, in effect, create a part time County Board.