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Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

When confronted, Keith Gilkes spins the campaign’s role in Milwaukee County affairs

 When Scott Walker’s former deputy chief of staff at the county, Kelly Rindfleisch, was sentenced to six months in jail last month, Assistant District Attorney Bruce Landgraf presented damning evidence of Walker’s gubernatorial
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

Wild Space opens its season with ‘Milwaukee 360’

You are apt to be quite taken with the beauty of Downtown Milwaukee and its environs as they appear in a wraparound panorama from atop the eight-story parking structure of the former Pabst Brewery, set high on...
Monday, June 11, 2012

The burgeoning Wisconsin scandal that major media ignored

If the Wisconsin recall is truly second in importance only to the presidential race, as many media...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Voters may go to the polls with incomplete information about his role in alleged misconduct

With just two weeks before the June 5 recall election facing Republican Gov. Scott Walker...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Lee Holloway on his 20 years in Milwaukee County government

In 1992, Lee Holloway was a community health care executive who decided he would be a better county supervisor than the candidate who came knocking on his door to ask for his support. Twenty years later, Holloway is leaving the board on his own terms as board chair. During his tenure, Holloway created the...
Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Lake Wobegon comes to Milwaukee

Sue Scott remembers it well. As a veteran performer on “A Prairie Home Companion,” she was preparing for the start of another live radio broadcast (Saturdays from 5 to 7 p.m. and Sundays noon to 2 p.m. on WUWM 89.7 FM). But this time something was wrong—specifically, the script. Everybody on stage, including host Garrison Keillor, had the wrong script. “Garrison is live on the air and he’s literally hugging [performer] Tim Russell, writing lines in the margin of Tim’s script as Tim is speaking,” she recalls. “Garrison’s got his black Sharpie out—he must have stock in those Sharpies since we have cases backstage—and there’s no time to bring out a new script.

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