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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

A possible precedent for water-strapped communities

City of Waukesha residents may have a new incentive to conserve water: higher rates for heavy water usage. The Waukesha Water Utility and the environmental group Clean Wisconsin have negotiated new residential water rates, which must be approved by the state Public Service...
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

Thousands of Milwaukeeans will join their allies across the nation on May 1 to urge President Barack Obama to enact fair immigration reform this year, as he promised during his campaign. The rallies are organized by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM); Voces de la Frontera, a member of FIRM, will organize the march...
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008

Waukesha Deli

If you’re not from Waukesha, you’ll want to check MapQuest for directions, but it’s worth the ride. The Rochester Deli (143 E. Broadway, 262-522-9611), wedged within the labyrinth of downtown Waukesha across from the Freeman offices, is a family business. Chef Dan Strackbein...
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

Assembly Republicans proved last year that they are not putting the best interests of Wisconsin residents first. Republican leaders were happy to play games— and fund-raise—while shamelessly stalling budget negotiations. This sort of partisan brinksmanship has no place in serious state matters that affect all of us...
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008
After years of touring the comedy circuit and being a featured member of “MADtv,” Frank Caliendo is star ring in his own successful TBS series, “Frank TV.” The show’s second season is set to air in October. Caliendo is the driving-force of the program, which features filmed comedy sketches combined with stand-up pieces before a live audience.
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008
Republican Congressman Paul Ryan may feel that his southern Wisconsin district is safe. But three Democratic challengers on the Sept. 9 primary ballot disagree—not only with that assessment, but with Ryan’s support of President George Bush and presidential nominee Sen. John McCain.
Friday, June 20, 2008
Aside from his appearance last May at the Downer Theatre for the opening of Chasing Sound, a documentary on his life and music, Les Paul has seldom visited Wisconsin in recent years. In fact, his trips home have been few since he hit the road with jazz bands in the 1930s.
Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The Wizard of Waukesha Returns

In 1954 at a meeting of the Audio Engineering Society in New York, Les Paul proposed the ideal device for music listeners. He recalls his words as if the meeting had been held last week: “Ideally, it would be something you could carry in your pocket that had no moving parts and held every song you ever wanted to hear.”
Sunday, June 8, 2008

Today @ the Waukesha Expo

Waukesha’s large Taste of Summer music festival concludes its five-day run today at the Waukesha Expo with a four stages of music and some popular local cover bands, like The Boogiemen. Headlining at 8 p.m. is Roger Hodgson, the one-time Supertramp rocker.
05.30.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Waukesha won�t soon pose a challenge to Milwaukee�s �city of festivals� crown, but I�ve got to admit, I�m legitimately impressed by the music lineup at the city�s A Taste of Summer festival, which out-state-fairs most state fairs. David Cassidy, Davy Jones, Bret Michaels, Tommy James and the Shondells and Roger Hodgson will all perform during the festival�s five-day run next week. There�s ...

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