Mayor Tom Barrett delivered his State of the City address at Journey House this morning, where he announced a new manufacturing building at the former Tower Automotive location and outlined initiatives to aid small business owners and assist neighborhoods, among other things.
The complete text of his speech is below.
Good Morning, Milwaukee! It’s been a long cold winter and the v...
At the Governor’s
Conference on Economic Development, speaker Morris Davis pointed out that
Wisconsin has a serious problem in that we are losing our college-educated
population, whereas our neighboring states like Illinois and Minnesota are
gaining college graduates. More college
Wellspring, a nonprofit educational retreat center and organic farm, was founded in
Milwaukee in the early ’80s and not long after moved to its current location in
Newberg (4382 Hickory Road, West Bend)
Contemporary country is woefully short on proud progressives. Though Brad Paisley doesn’t try to fill the void, he happily spoke for the more open-minded contingent of country audiences on his bright-eyed 2009 album American Saturday Night, which looked beyond pickup trucks and small-town values to celebrate American marvels that his country peers somet...