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11.18.2014 | 73 days ago | Posted at 03:45 PM

Living heritages to be learned and celebrated

By Amanda Sullivan
The Holiday Folk Fair International’s 2014 theme is “Celebrate the Culture of the Artisan”—a very apt description, considering that 53 ethnics groups from around the world will feature their food, art, music and dance heritages with southeastern Wisconsin. This marvelous three-day festival...
Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Milwaukee positions itself as a freshwater leader

Water is the stuff of life, but in Milwaukee it’s also big business. In southeastern Wisconsin, more than 120 businesses with 20,000 employees are involved in the water industry. They generate revenues in excess of $10 billion a year—about 2.5% of the world’s $425 billion water sector...
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Southeastern Wisconsin has its share of problems related to water, but that also means it has opportunities for researchers, engineers and businesses. Here are a few common problems in this region and elsewhere that require solutions: Municipal wastewater treatment increasing...
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Misinformation doesn’t help debate

We’ve all read the screaming headlines about the $100 million wasted by the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) each year and the governor and mayor’s threat to take over the district if it doesn’t make drastic changes. But are the headlines and threats accurate? Here are some of the myths and facts about MPS's finances and...