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Friday, Dec. 28, 2012

A True Story from the Tsunami

It’s a safe guess: The Impossible will be nominated for a Best Special Effects Oscar. Based on a true story of survival during the Dec. 26, 2004, tsunami that roared across Southeast Asia, The Impossible puts a glossy
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011

From the Milwaukee River to Uihlein Hall

Present Music (PM) celebrated its 30th anniversary last Saturday evening in a daring and big way: a free concert at Uihlein Hall, in collaboration with other local groups, preceded by the audience gathering at the Milwaukee River. It was a marketing and logistical feat to pull this off, and especially...
05.21.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The state has signed off on New Berlin�s request to receive more Lake Michigan water from the Milwaukee Water Works. The eastern portion of New Berlin already gets its water from Lake Michigan because it falls within the Great Lakes basin. The community applied to receive more water for its western areas, which have unacceptably high levels of radium. From the DNR�s announce...
Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Working out the details for an expanded service area

The request—technically an amendment to the agreement currently in place between New Berlin and Milwaukee—would allow New Berlin to bring in Lake Michigan water to an “expanded service area” or the “middle third” of the community.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Extended Online Version

Shepherd readers are well acquainted with the Bonobo and Congo Biodiversity Initiative, launched 10 years ago by the Milwaukee Zoological Society to study and help protect the elusive, endangered bonobo (human DNA is 98.4% identical to that of bonobos). The project’s leader, Dr. Gay Reinartz, is currently in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to deliver supplies and collect more data on the great ape. Reinartz reports that they are seeing many bonobos at Etate, the project’s research park. But, as this dispatch shows, she and her crew are also finding disturbing evidence of elephant poaching.
Sunday, April 20, 2008

Mary Bunge, New Berlin

I wish to express my delight over the new Great Lakes Compact as I believe it should be signed immediately.

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