National Guard plays major role in Wisconsin pandemic response | News, Sports, Jobs

Brig. Gen. Tim Covington, the Wisconsin National Guard Deputy Adjutant General for Civil Support, expresses his gratitude to Wisconsin National Guard troops and officials at Bellin Health Systems and Odd Fellows Home in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 26. The Wisconsin National Guard is winding down its …

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Season over for Nats’ Kieboom; Strasbourg, Ross progresses

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Washington Nationals infielder Carter Kieboom will undergo season-ending surgery on Tommy John to fix the elbow problem that put him on the injured list in March. Manager Dave Martinez said ahead of Friday night’s Nationals game in Milwaukee that Kieboom will have the surgery May 27. elbow …

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You have to go to La Casa de Alberto

Walker’s Point has a number of good Mexican restaurants, and one of the best is La Casa de Alberto (624 W. National Ave.). All my friends had mentioned this place since I moved to the neighborhood, and honestly, it took me too long to make it a regular spot. Believe …

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Milwaukee car thieves target Brewery District

MILWAUKEE – Car thieves target certain types of cars in downtown Milwaukee and do so in broad daylight. A woman from the brewery district filmed everything on video. The car was stolen in less than two minutes – at 11 a.m. Police say Kias and Hyundais are the most targeted …

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Wisconsin State Fair Milk House is back for 2022

article WEST ALLIS, Wis. – The Wisconsin State Fair Milk House will be back for 2022. A Thursday, May 19, fair press release says the dairy will be operated by the Wisconsin State Fair Park Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, and every dollar raised will be reinvested in capital improvements …

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Darvin Ham gets second interview for Hornets job

Two of the Milwaukee Bucks’ top assistant coaches, Darvin Ham and Charles Lee, have recently generated considerable interest in head coaching searches for the opposing team. The pair both made their rounds in the first round of interviews, but it looks like Ham impressed enough to land a second interview. …

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An Ojibwa embarks on a tribal spearfishing expedition in northern Wisconsin

LAC DU FLAMBEAU – People along the shore were shouting “Good luck, Wayne!” as Wayne Valliere paddled through the starry night in his birchbark canoe loaded with torches and equipped with a handmade spear. One of his goals was to show how these ancient techniques can be just as effective, …

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Middleton could have stayed out even if the Bucks had advanced

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Khris Middleton might not have been available for the Eastern Conference Finals even if the Milwaukee Bucks had made it that far. The three-time All-Star missed the Bucks’ last 10 games after “I don’t know if I would have been ready for tomorrow,” Middleton said Monday. “I …

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The best things to do this week, according to our editors: May 16

1. Get instant pizza gratification ANN CHRISTENSON, SENIOR FOOD EDITOR So… pizza. One of nature’s most perfect foods. And nothing eases the pain of disappointment (oh, Bucks) than a pie. Flourchild (722 N. Milwaukee St.) recently joined the brick-and-mortar restaurant community, after a few years of operating as a pop-up. …

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Why do the Milwaukee Bucks have an “M” patch on their jerseys?

If you’re a sports fan, a jersey is usually an essential piece of your wardrobe. It is your mark of belonging, which visibly marks you as part of a larger group. Even if the fan sitting next to you is a stranger, you can tell if they are friend or …

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Here’s the latest Wisconsin sports news from the Associated Press | Regional sports

PHOENIX (AP) — The NBA’s long regular season can be tedious, but make no mistake, it’s important. Just ask the Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns, two teams that have home-court advantage in Game 7 of their respective NBA second-round playoffs on Sunday. The Celtics host the Milwaukee Bucks hours before …

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Youth curfew after Milwaukee shooting injuring 21 | National sports

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Shocking video shows hundreds of terrified Bucks fans fleeing Deer District shooting after playoff game in Milwaukee

HUNDREDS of NBA fans were seen fleeing the scene after reports of shots being fired in the Deer district of Milwaukee after the Bucks-Celtics game ended. A man was shot dead while the fans were leaving the arena. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to Milwaukee police. 2 Fans ran after …

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Christian Yelich, other Milwaukee Brewers players to hit for the cycle

Christian Yelich was already the first Brewers player to hit multiple career cycles on Wednesday, when he hit a single, double, triple and home run against the Cincinnati Reds, so now he’s the Brewers’ first player with three. He is also the first in modern Major League Baseball history to …

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The Celtics’ Game 5 loss will be one of the toughest in Boston sports lore

And then the reigning world champions showed you what they were made of and resumed the evening by beating the Celtics, 110-107, in what is surely one of the toughest defeats in Boston sports lore. “It hurts,” Marcus Smart said. “It’s bound to hurt… We just didn’t do what we …

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Here is the lineup for the Tosa Tonight 2022 concert series

Summer 2022 in Milwaukee only sounds better and better – including the return of Tosa Tonight, which recently revealed its lineup of local musical performances on stage this season. On Wednesday nights (except one Monday night for July 4) beginning June 22, the free live music series Tosa Tonight will …

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Brewers vs Reds – Game Recap – May 10, 2022

CINCINNATI – – Josh Hader reached 500 career strikeouts, Luis Urías hit a game-tying home run and hit a clutch and the Milwaukee Brewers held off Cincinnati 5-4 on Tuesday night to snap the two-game winning streak of the Reds. Jace Peterson broke a 1-1 tie in the sixth with …

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New director of McMillan Library will face a tight budget for Wisconsin Rapids

WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Reminding the public of a transformed McMillan Memorial Library will be a key task for its next director. Later this month, the McMillan board will appoint a new manager to replace outgoing manager Andy Barnett. This week, the council began its final round of interviews with its …

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2022 NBA Playoff odds, picks and best bets for May 9 from a proven pattern: This four-way parlay returns 12-1

The Memphis Grizzlies visit the Golden State Warriors in an intriguing Western Conference semifinal game Monday at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Grizzlies trail the Warriors by a 2-1 margin in the best of seven series of the 2022 NBA Playoffs, with Game 4 taking place in San Francisco. Memphis, which …

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Windows smashed in businesses in downtown Milwaukee

The windows of several businesses in downtown Milwaukee were smashed early Monday morning. It happened around 3:15 a.m. on West Wisconsin Avenue near North Plankinton Avenue. WISN 12 saw at least 10 damaged windows at TJ Maxx, Foot Locker, Subway, Walgreens and Milwaukee. Symphony Orchestra. “I’ve never dealt with this …

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7 Lake Michigan beaches to check out as Milwaukee weather warms up

MILWAUKEE, WI – As the weather gets warmer and we have more sunny days, you might be looking for a new place to experience and relax next to our city’s Great Lake. Besides the views, Milwaukee’s parks on Lake Michigan also offer a wealth of options for recreation and relaxation. …

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Boston Celtics, Al Horford tip, video, reaction, Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 42 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and delivered eight assists to ignite defending champion Milwaukee against Boston 103-101 in the NBA playoffs. The Greek superstar center also had two blocked shots and two interceptions for the Bucks, who took a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference’s best-of-seven second-round …

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City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2022 City of Milwaukee Weekly COVID-19 Update MILWAUKEE — The burden of disease in the city of Milwaukee this week has increased to 147.4 new positive COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people over seven days and remains in the “high transmission” category. The percentage of positive …

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Viking cruise ship arrives in Milwaukee for the first time

The 2022 cruise season officially kicked off on Friday with the first-ever arrival of the octanti viking cruise ship in Port Milwaukee. The newly built 665ft long vessel can accommodate up to 628 people – 378 guests and 256 crew. The ship’s arrival was the first of 33 scheduled cruise …

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Northeastern Wisconsin Sports Awards Reveal Spring and Premier Nominees

The Northeast Wisconsin High School Sports Awards show, presented by Festival Foods, is proud to announce its Spring Sports Players of the Year and major nominees. The players of the year in the seven spring sports – baseball, boys’ golf, girls’ soccer, softball, boys’ tennis, boys’ track and field and …

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How to Buy Milwaukee Bucks vs. Celtics NBA Playoff Tickets

So you want to take Mom to Game 3 of the NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals on Saturday as a change for Sunday Mother’s Day Brunch? You might want to stick to spending your money on mimosas. For Bucks fans, the limited buys that were available in the first round of …

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Return to Celtics basketball: 10 takeaways from the Boston Celtics-Milwaukee Bucks

1. “That was Celtics basketball” This quote came from Jaylen Brown after the game after the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks to tie their second-round series at 1-1. Brown was there. Boston’s defense was pretty solid in Game 1, but their offense was a bit of a mess. Turnovers, …

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TinCaps masked by Wisconsin in the series opener

APPLETON, Wisc. –The Fort Wayne TinCaps had won three straight road games but fell to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (a subsidiary of the Milwaukee Brewers), 9-0, Tuesday night at Fox Cities Stadium in their series opener. TinCaps Collector (11-11) Brandon Valenzuelawho MLB.com ranks as the San Diego Padres’ No. 19 …

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Milwaukee Bucks prove they’re still a defensive force in Game 1 win

After all the top-to-bottom performances throughout the regular season, including a final game where they were one of the worst defenses in the league, the Milwaukee Bucks dominated defensively through six playoff games. Sure, they roughed up the Chicago Bulls, but we expected them to. Yes, they kept them at …

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Drug Take Back Day successfully recovers excess drugs in Wisconsin

Attorney General Josh Kaul encouraged Wisconsinites to dispose of unwanted and unused medications at more than 135 events across the state Saturday as part of National Medication Take-Back Day. Many controlled substances, including medical narcotics, are regularly prescribed to the public. If left in homes, these unused or expired medicines …

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Dr. David Margolis Day in Milwaukee

article MILWAUKEE – Sunday, May 1 has been officially declared Dr. David Margolis Day in the city of Milwaukee. Children’s Wisconsin‘s Dr. Margolis is a super fan of the Milwaukee Bucks, and he’s had his patients paint their hair green for 15 years, as a tradition to celebrate each time …

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Lessons from growing a small food business

I grew up on a farm in Greece and maintained a residence there that I and other family members continue to visit to this day. I came to America in 1967 and, like many of my fellow Greek immigrants, I was drawn to the restaurant business. I had the opportunity …

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Dontre Hamilton memorial unveiled at Red Arrow Park in Milwaukee

A park bench outside a downtown Starbucks is no longer a place of grief for Dontre Hamilton’s family and a scar for the city of Milwaukee. On Saturday, eight years to the day since Hamilton was woken up sleeping on the bench and shot 14 times by a Milwaukee police …

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Wisconsin fishing opening could be hampered by late ice on northern lakes – Reuters

DULUTH – This has happened many times before, including as recently as 2018, when Mother Nature delivers a freezing spring and ice persists on many northern Wisconsin lakes well into May. This year, it will once again be unclear whether the far northern lakes are losing their ice in time …

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North End set for influx of Celtics fans and customers

DAVID: THE TRANSFORMATION IS STARTING TO HAPPEN. IN ABOUT 48 HOURS PEOPLE WILL BE HERE ENJOYING THEIR FIRST OUTDOOR TASTE OF JOHN T AND KELLAN ONLY. — CHIANTI AND CANNELLONIS. BUT ALREADY TODAY, TEAMS HAVE INSTALLED PLASTIC BARRIERS ALONG HANOVER STREET, FILLING THEM WITH WATER AND DISPOSING OF TABLES AND …

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Milwaukee sisters shot, surviving victim in hospital

Milwaukee sisters shot, surviving victim in hospital Two sisters from Milwaukee were shot while playing outside near 5th and Rogers. Shanaria Wilson died, but her younger sister, Shyier, survived and is at home. MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee police are continuing to investigate who shot and killed a 13-year-old girl on Sunday. …

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For the Love of Art: Majors at UW

History links MADISON, Wis. — The city of Madison is rich in the arts as much as it is rich in students and Badger sporting pride. With two museums within walking distance of campus and four performing arts centers, downtown Madison alone offers an abundance of …

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Khris Middleton injury update: Bucks star to miss Celtics streak with Grade 2 MCL sprain, report says

Khris Middleton of the Milwaukee Bucks has a Grade 2 MCL sprain and is not expected to return at any point in their second-round series against the Boston Celtics, according to The Athletic. Middleton could also miss the conference finals if the defending champion Bucks overtake the Celtics without him. …

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Bucks fans dream big after blowout win over Bulls sends them to second round

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — The Bucks’ blowout win over the Bulls in Game 5 of the first-round series was exactly what thousands of fans wanted to see as the title defense entered the second round. Thousands of fans gathered throughout the Milwaukee area to watch the Bucks pick up another …

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Final Jeopardy includes a reference to Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo

Milwaukee Bucks fans were surely screaming “Greece!” on their televisions on Tuesday night when Final Jeopardy played out. Behind the scenes, so was nominee Nicky Smith, a Milwaukee native and avid Bucks fan who missed out on what would have been a made-to-measure opportunity. “Peril!” brought an NBA twist to …

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As latest contract ends, Vos continues Gableman election probe

The Office of Special Counsel created by Wisconsin Republicans to investigate the state’s 2020 election will not go away for the foreseeable future. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said Tuesday that the office headed by former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman would remain open even though Gableman’s amended contract is …

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Packers prepare for NFL Draft

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The NFL Draft takes place this week, starting with the first round Thursday night. The Green Bay Packers have four picks in the Top 60. As of now, the Packers hold the twenty-second and twenty-eighth picks in the first round. Trading up or down is always …

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Bob Chinn, whose Wheeling crab house is a destination for seafood lovers, dies at 99 – Chicago Tribune

Bob Chinn’s enormous crab house on Milwaukee Avenue in Wheeling has hosted thousands of diners over the years and was once ranked among the best restaurants in the country by sales. Chinn worked in the halls of his restaurants, talking to customers and making menu recommendations. “I’ve been in the …

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120th anniversary of Harley-Davidson; Milwaukee launch dates revealed

article MILWAUKEE – Harley-Davidson announced on Monday, April 25, that it will celebrate its 120th anniversary by launching the Harley-Davidson Homecoming event, an annual four-day festival filled with music, food and motorcycle culture. A press release indicates that the inaugural event will take place at multiple locations in the Milwaukee …

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NLRB sues Starbucks for retaliating against 3 workers involved in unionization

The National Labor Relations Board sued coffeehouse chain Starbucks for allegedly retaliating against three employees involved in organizing a union. A worker was disciplined, suspended and fired; another was “implicitly terminated” and a third was placed on unpaid leave after the company revoked “recently granted accommodations”, the NLRB said in …

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Bulls vs Bucks score takeaway: Grayson Allen embraces boos as Milwaukee opens series lead 3-1

CHICAGO – The Milwaukee Bucks are now one win away from advancing to the second round of the playoffs after beating the Chicago Bulls 119-95 in Game 4 on Sunday. The win puts the Bucks up 3-1 in the series, with an opportunity to wrap things up Wednesday at home. …

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Mother’s Day 2022: Bring Mom to These Milwaukee Brunches

MILWAUKEE, WI – Why not take mom to brunch in Milwaukee after self-isolating from the COVID-19 pandemic for two straight years? Several restaurants in the Milwaukee area are open for reservations on May 8. Here are several Milwaukee-area restaurants available for Mother’s Day 2022. blue egg 317 N 76th Street, …

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access to Milwaukee child care; $5M improvement effort underway

access to Milwaukee child care; $5M improvement effort underway Parents continue to struggle to find affordable, high-quality child care due to high costs, staffing shortages and closures. A new effort is underway to change this. MILWAUKEE – Parents continue to struggle to find affordable, high-quality child care due to high …

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Northeast Wisconsin Sports Awards Reveal Men’s Hockey Nominees

Wisconsin High School Sports Awards show is part of the USA TODAY High School Sports Awards, the nation’s largest high school sports recognition program.”/> The Northeast Wisconsin High School Sports Awards show, presented by Festival Foods, is proud to announce the nominees for Male Hockey Player of the Year. The …

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Injuries make return to NBA Finals bumpy for Suns and Dollars | Sports News

By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer The road back to the NBA Finals has gotten bumpy for the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks. Devin Booker sprained his right hamstring Tuesday in Phoenix and Khris Middleton sprained his left knee a night later in Milwaukee, leaving both teams without one of …

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The old clam house at Bayview will reopen in May and will remain the old clam house

The charming and quaint Old Clam House has been closed throughout the pandemic and the building has been put up for sale. But some familiar local restaurateurs bought it and will reopen the place, keeping it the same, but expanding the menu. When we announced last May that the former …

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Chicago Bulls shock Milwaukee Bucks in Game 2 of NBA playoffs

The Milwaukee Bucks suffered a nightmarish Game 2 against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday. There have been reckless reversals. There were defensive breakdowns. Key players were injured. There was an inability to slow down Bulls star DeMar DeRozan. It all added up to a frustrating 114-110 loss for Milwaukee at …

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Russell Wilson explains why Wisconsin was an easy transfer choice from NC State

Long before the transfer portal, Russell Wilson made a major impact as a transfer QB for Wisconsin. After 3 seasons at NC State, Wilson landed with the Badgers for the 2011 season. He responded with 3,100 passing yards on a 73% completion rate with 40 offensive touchdowns and just 4 …

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Milwaukee HSSA Announces Gymnastics Nominees

Milwaukee High School Sports Awards show is part of the USA TODAY High School Sports Awards, the nation’s largest high school sports recognition program.”/> The Milwaukee High School Sports Award Program, presented by Festival Foods, is proud to announce the nominees for Gymnast of the Year. The winner will be …

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Badger State Brewing expands beer distribution to Milwaukee, Madison

First, Badger State Brewing’s BRW-SKI broke into the craft beer lineup at American Family Field. Now the rest of Milwaukee is getting a crack at the Green Bay Brewery’s beer lineup. Same for Madison. And Lacrosse. Andrew Fabry, president and co-founder of Badger State Brewing, said the brewery has been …

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FlixBus launches new stop at Milwaukee Mitchell Airport

MILWAUKEE — FlixBus, North America’s fastest growing intercity bus service, has opened a new stop at Milwaukee Mitchell Airport. The service will begin on Thursday. According to a statement from FlixBus, in addition to stops at Milwaukee Downtown (575 W Wells Street) and Milwaukee South (1400 W College Ave.), passengers …

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Wisconsin Badgers head football coach salaries dating back to 2012

Salaries for college football head coaches have skyrocketed in recent years, driven by an increasingly aggressive arms race among the nation’s top programs. Although the Wisconsin Badgers have paid relatively reasonable salaries to coaches Bret Bielema, Gary Andersen and Paul Chryst over the past 10 years, the numbers are still …

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LOREN SHAUM: Change is the norm in Milwaukee | News

When we moved to Milwaukee after graduating from Purdue, the Allen-Bradley Company and breweries were the backbone of the economy. Today, Allen-Bradly is just a brand within the Rockwell Automation empire, but the famous clock tower remains. At the time, the flagship breweries were Pabst, Miller, Blatz and Schlitz. Years …

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An 8th grader from NBH at the elite wrestling tournament in Wisconsin this week

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) — North Bay Haven 8th grader Bear Siegal has the chance this week to compete in a prestigious national wrestling tournament known as the BonoBilt Big 8 Invitational. It’s taking place at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he’s inviting what he considers to be the college’s …

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What to know about Milwaukee Bucks No. 5 guard Jevon Carter

Milwaukee Bucks guard Jevon Carter, a defensive back, also has the scoring ability. Get to know Carter here. How long has Jevon Carter been with the Bucks? This is his first season with the Bucks. Has he played for other teams? Yes. He played for Memphis (2018-’19), Phoenix (2019-’21) and …

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Milwaukee County Easter Restaurant and Event Guide: 2022

MILWAUKEE, WI – Happy Spring, Easter and Passover! As warmer air settles in and the holiday weekend approaches, you may be looking forward to planning brunch, egg hunting, or cooking Sedar meals. This year, Easter falls on Sunday, April 17, while Passover runs from April 15-22. As you plan your …

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Eagles fall to Raiders in Milwaukee

Next game: Aurora University 04/16/2022 | 11:00 April 16 (Saturday) / 11:00 a.m. Aurora University MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The Edgewood College men’s lacrosse team dropped out of a NACC contest against MSOE Wednesday night at Viets Field. MSOE took an early lead and never looked …

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Leave the bats alone as they shake off winter’s slumber

April 13, 2022 10:20 a.m. Post : April 13, 2022 10:20 a.m. Update: April 13, 2022 10:21 a.m. (Wisconsin DNR photo) MADISON (WKBT) — Most people don’t need a warning to avoid bats, but just in case, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued an advisory to leave mosquito …

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NBA playoff predictions: Cowherd’s pick for the NBA Finals

The NBA playoffs are here. How they unfold is anyone’s guess. Preseason title favorite Brooklyn Nets is still in contention for a spot in the first round. The darling of preseason betting, the Los Angeles Lakers, are already at home. With two qualifying games on Tuesday night and two more …

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Suburban restaurants are preparing Passover specials for the weekend

Now that things are a little closer to returning to normal, more suburban restaurants are offering Passover specialties this weekend for dine-in or take-out. Book now to ensure your place. The Continental 788 S. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, (847) 459-4095, continental-restaurant.net/passover.php. Passover dinner, which includes an appetizer of minced …

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The Milwaukee Film Festival is back

The 14th Annual Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, will be held April 21-May 5, 2022, at the Oriental Theater (on three screens), Avalon Theater, Times Cinema, and will again feature a variety of titles via its virtual Platform. The hybrid format provides additional access for moviegoers who aren’t …

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Wisconsin program informs college employees about loan forgiveness

When President Biden again extended the pause on student loan repayments last week, he renewed debate over the federal civil service loan forgiveness program, in addition to complaints about inefficiencies in how the PSLF is administered and insufficient efforts to notify eligible persons. Rectifying past failures to approve applications and …

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2022 NBA Playoffs Photo: Nets seal 7th place, rest of game seeds set; Celtics control fate of No. 2

We’re about halfway through the final day of the 2021-22 NBA regular season, and a lot has been decided, including all the seeds in the East. The Brooklyn Nets will be No. 7, the Cleveland Cavaliers No. 8, the Atlanta Hawks No. 9 and the Charlotte Hornets No. 10. Still …

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End of the line: Milwaukee Bucks return to NBA Playoffs

With tomorrow’s game in Cleveland, the sun is finally setting on the NBA regular season. The Milwaukee Bucks are heading to the playoffs once again with a credible claim to return to the NBA Finals. The fact that they are seen as contenders with very little argument is still uncharted …

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Advice pours in after UP, Wisconsin investigators release photos, asking for public help

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WLUK) — Investigators from the Michigan State Police and Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office released four cropped and redacted photos Wednesday, asking for the public’s help in identifying an unknown location. They say it’s part of a joint investigation into illegal voyeurism. Full footage appeared to show people changing …

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Antetokounmpo and the Bucks ready to face the Cavaliers

Milwaukee Bucks (51-30, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (43-38, eighth in the Eastern Conference) Cleveland; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee in a game against Cleveland. He currently ranks second in the NBA with an average of 29.9 points per game. The Cavaliers …

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Jackie Robinson befriended a young Jewish boy – The Forward

In the 1950s, Jackie Robinson befriends a Jewish child in Wisconsin, sings for him on his 10th birthday and congratulates him on his bar mitzvah. On Friday, when baseball marks the 75th anniversary of Robinson breaking the color barrier, Ron Rabinovitz will remember his childhood hero – as a civil …

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Milwaukee puts its road winning streak on the line against Detroit

Milwaukee Bucks (50-30, second in the Eastern Conference) against Detroit Pistons (23-57, 14th in the Eastern Conference) Detroit; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK RANGE: Piston -6; plus/minus is 227 BOTTOM LINE: Milwaukee visits Detroit to try to continue its three-game road winning streak. The Pistons are 6-9 against the …

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What more at-home COVID-19 testing means for Wisconsin’s pandemic surveillance

As home antigen testing for the coronavirus becomes more accessible, are daily COVID-19 case counts becoming less reliable? Is this change in testing practices possibly masking virus transmission trends? If not, how could health officials monitor the disease to ensure that hospitals and public health departments are prepared for future …

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Six Gamecocks Dot 2022 MLB Opening Day Lists

History links COLUMBIA — Six University of South Carolina baseball alumni will be on the active rosters for Opening Day of the 2022 Major League Baseball season, which begins Thursday, April 7. Jackie Bradley Jr., returns to the Boston Red Sox for the 2022 season. He …

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Milwaukee’s Chasing Paper Launches New Collaboration

Jacqueline Schmidt x Chasing Paper, the new collection from Milwaukee-based removable wallpaper company Chasing Paper, launched today. The collection is in collaboration with Brooklyn artist Jaqueline Schmidt. “We were connected through a mutual friend in early 2021, and I was actually working on a playroom for my daughters,” said Elizabeth …

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Wisconsin Spring Milwaukee Mayoral Election Results

Milwaukee mayoral race results Acting Mayor Cavalier Johnson and former Councilman Bob Donovan are running for mayor of Milwaukee in the April 5 spring general election. Updated: 10:24 PM CDT April 5, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Senator …

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Bucks vs Bulls prediction, odds, line, spread: 2022 NBA picks, model’s April 5 best bets on 84-54 run

The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Chicago Bulls in a Central Division battle Tuesday at the United Center. Milwaukee is 48-30 overall and is projected into the top four seeds in the East. Chicago is also heading to the playoffs, going 45-33 overall and 27-11 at home. Zach LaVine (knee) …

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New York City announces improved food standards

In this edition of 5 Things, Food Management highlights five things you may have missed recently regarding developments affecting on-premises catering. Here is your list for today: New York City announces enhanced food standards for city agencies Related: 5 things: Sodexo North America sees revenue jump 27.1% in …

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Trevon Galmore pleads not guilty to the charges

item MILWAUKEE – Trevon Galmore pleaded not guilty on Monday April 4 in connection with a shooting and head-on crash that occurred on the northwest side of the city on Sunday March 20. Court documents say a child and four friends went to sell or trade a gun with a …

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Rent a six-person Wisconsin pirate ship through VRBO

Prepare the cannons! This pirate ship is the ultimate adventure vacation rental Updated: 11:31 a.m. EDT April 4, 2022 Hoist the sails, ready the cannons and embark on this ultimate vacation rental. Located in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, this pirate ship seats six and is the perfect getaway for families and …

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Sixers clinch a playoff berth | News, Sports, Jobs

CLEVELAND, AP — Joel Embiid had 44 points and 17 rebounds, James Harden recorded his second triple-double with Philadelphia, and the 76ers secured a playoff berth with a 112-108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday. evening. Embiid was questionable entering the game with a sore ankle. But …

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Plant-based restaurant opens downtown Milwaukee

Plant-based restaurant opens downtown Milwaukee Make Waves, at 3rd Street Market Hall, offers an all-plant-based menu. Updated: 5:37 PM CDT April 3, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript THURSDAY. A VEGETABLE-BASED RESTAURANT IS WNO OPEN AVENUE 3RD STREET MARKET HALL DOWNTOWN. IT’S “MAKING WAVES”. IT HAS AN ENTIRELY VEGETABLE MENU. IT …

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3 things to consider before the Dallas Mavericks face the Milwaukee Bucks

On their final regular season matinee of the season, the Dallas Mavericks travel to the great state of Wisconsin to face the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday afternoon. The Mavericks are in a pitched battle for home-court advantage in the playoffs, moving up and down between the third and fourth seeds …

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Wisconsin Spring Conservation Virtual Hearings Run April 11-14

The public will be presented with 63 issues ranging from walleye limits to wolf management at the 2022 Department of Natural Resources spring hearings and county meetings of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress. For the third consecutive year, contributions will be collected online only. In-person events were canceled during planning earlier …

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Robert Covington makes history against the Milwaukee Bucks

Robert Covington had a night of filming that very few NBA players have ever experienced. He only dribbled Nine times while scoring 43 from 11 three-pointers. Saying that phrase out loud sounds absolutely incredible, but there are also several layers of historical achievement involved. Covington’s 11 three-pointers were the most …

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‘Wisconsin Cheese Queen’ seeks the best curds in the state

MILWAUKEE – It’s no secret that Wisconsin residents love their cheese curds. But a woman takes it to a whole new level. This is Sam Buschman, who also calls herself the “Cheese Queen of Wisconsin.” Since May 2020, Buschman has eaten thousands of curds at 149 different restaurants. She even …

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Compare and contrast: How Milwaukee mayoral candidates stand — and differ — on issues

Voters will choose Milwaukee’s next mayor on Tuesday. Here’s where they stand on the questions. (Photo provided by Visit Milwaukee) The Milwaukee mayoral election is Tuesday. In separate interviews, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service staff asked the two candidates — interim mayor Cavalier Johnson and former Ald. Bob Donovan – about …

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Wisconsin man charged after two overdoses at Lincoln child’s birthday party | Crime and courts

A 37-year-old Milwaukee man has been jailed in Lincoln after he and another man overdosed at a child’s birthday party near Northwest Seventh Street and Bridger Road on Saturday, forcing first responders to deploy Narcan and leaving a man hospitalized for three days. Kalvin Eichelberger is accused of supplying the …

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The Milwaukee Bucks wake up at the right time

It’s been a bit of a sleepy season for defending champion Bucks. Their 3.6 net rating is the worst rating by a Milwaukee team since 2018. Injuries have kept the team’s best players from sharing the floor together, with only one (one!) Bucks roster having recorded more 60 minutes together. …

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Veteran Milwaukee pastry chef launches bakery

Sarah Mironczuk has baked for Milwaukeeans at restaurants and bakeries for years. Now she’s on her own, with Bakehouse 23. “Being 40 kind of sent me into an existential crisis, and the pandemic didn’t help,” she said. After working for others for years, “it was time to make the choice …

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Stakeholders meet to discuss solutions to Milwaukee violence

MILWAUKEE – Community responders gathered Tuesday night to discuss the violence in the city of Milwaukee. The purpose of the ‘Break the Silence’ community rally was to express the need for all members of the community to work together to help prevent crime. “If there’s a way to prevent something …

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Wisconsin DMV adds new online option to order special license plates

FROM THE WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION The Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) recently launched an online option to order special or personalized plates. DMV offers 52 specialty plate options along with the ability to customize. Having a step-by-step process is helpful when selecting a vehicle’s first …

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AP Wisconsin All-State Men’s Basketball Teams

2021-22 AP BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM PLAYER OF THE YEAR – (asterisk) Seth Trimble, 6-3, sr., Menomonee Falls COACH OF THE YEAR – Joe Garceau, Roncalli FIRST TEAM (asterisk)Leon Bond, 6-6, sr., Wauwatosa East Luke Haertle, 6-4, sr., Lake Country Lutheran Danilo Jovanovich, 6-8, senior, Whitnall Andrew Rohde, 6-7, senior, Brookfield …

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How Khris Middleton ended up on the straight for the Milwaukee Bucks

Things really couldn’t have gotten any worse for Khris Middleton heading to the All-Star. Many were already skeptical of the Milwaukee Bucks swingman being selected as an All-Star ahead of other East forwards or even teammate Jrue Holiday. Then, just as the team headed for the break, he was in …

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Amtrak Could Be Coming To Northeast Wisconsin, But Don’t Expect It To Happen Anytime Soon | WFRV Local 5

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Efficient, money saving, potential boost to local economy. These are the main reasons supporters want an Amtrak line that connects Green Bay, the Fox Cities and Milwaukee. The idea continues to catch on, but there is still a long way to go before it becomes a …

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Smelt fishermen get expanded access to Milwaukee Harbor under the Hoan Bridge

Smelt fishermen will be able to tend to their nets until midnight this spring at a traditional location in Port Milwaukee, according to a plan announced last week by Port Milwaukee officials. For security reasons, the popular fusion area under Hoan Bridge is usually closed to the public from 8:00 …

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Odd Duck is back – almost!

Odd Duck, who last summer announced plans to move from his longtime Bay View home to new digs, is set to feed diners again. The globally oriented small-plate restaurant is taking dinner reservations — at the new space, 939 S. Second St. at Walker’s Point — beginning Friday, March 31. …

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5 things to know and do the weekend of March 25

Women are invited to refocus on themselves at the ‘Intention: A Retreat for Women’ event this Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Full Circle Healing Farm) It’s Friday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know. If you would like your event to be considered for this column, …

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February unemployment rate in Wisconsin hits record high

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Preliminary numbers for Wisconsin’s unemployment rate last month tied with the state’s all-time low, according to the Workforce Development Department. The DWD released February data on Thursday, which showed the unemployment rate fell a tenth of a point from the previous month to 2.9%. February’s unemployment …

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10 Less Touristy Attractions to Find in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is full of sightseeing adventures, but when it comes to seeing what’s off the beaten path, there’s even more to discover. Traveling and exploring the world doesn’t always mean visiting typical tourist destinations. Sometimes it’s about discovering new things in an environment and in a simple way. Therefore, it …

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Milwaukee Duo SistaStrings will perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ tonight

SistaStrings will accompany Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Allison Russell during her performance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” this evening. Monique and Chauntee Ross have been making music together since they were kids on the North Side of Milwaukee. With Chauntee on fiddle and Monique on cello, the duo debuted as SistaStrings at Riverwest …

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ICE AND SNOW IN THE NORTH… HEAVY RAIN IN EASTERN WISCONSIN

Our FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY continues for much of the day… Some areas of the Northwoods look like an ice rink right now. A significant accumulation of ice, greater than 1/4 inch, will make travel very difficult. The ice can weigh down tree branches and power lines, causing scattered power …

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Antetokounmpo returns, Bucks ride 126-98 Win Over Bulls | Sports News

By STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Reporter MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and 17 rebounds in his return to action and the Milwaukee Bucks extended their recent mastery of the Chicago Bulls with a 126-98 blowout Tuesday night. Antetokounmpo missed the Bucks’ 138-119 loss to Minnesota on Saturday …

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Remembering Downer’s Chancellery, preview of the building’s next life

This week on Urban Spelunking, we’re taking a trip to Downer Avenue to revisit the former home of the Chancery restaurant. The beloved Milwaukee restaurant closed in 2007, but many still remember its location at 2577 N. Downer Ave. as “the chancellery building” as it had welcomed the countess’s clients …

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Milwaukee Midnight launches first-ever women’s program

MILWAUKEE – For the first time since the launch of the Milwaukee Rez Midnight Basketball League, there is now a women’s league. Midnight Sports League supervisor Anthony Hagge said people have been calling for a women’s league for some time now. The pandemic delayed the start, but this year it …

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Russia tries to recruit drivers who know Ukrainian roads

Online job postings are looking for truck drivers to transport fuel and other items. Some of them promise to work along the Ukrainian border with Russia and Belarus. But the Ukrainian government says the postings are tied to the Russian military – an attempt to hire local truckers who know …

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Embiid leads Philadelphia in game against Miami | Milwaukee dollars

Miami Heat (47-24, first in Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (43-27, third in Eastern Conference) Philadelphia Cream; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: 76ers -1 BOTTOM LINE: Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia in a game against Miami. He leads the NBA with 29.8 points per game. The 76ers are …

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You won’t believe how many toppings Domino’s Japan offers on a pizza

So what do you get if you order a Best 34 pizza, as Domino’s Japan dubbed this behemoth? Well, you get your standard meat toppings like sausage, pepperoni (large and regular) and bacon plus some less standard ones: prime rib, grilled beef, roast chicken, teriyaki chicken, pancetta, shrimp and a …

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Milwaukee man sentenced to 2 years for south end carjacking

article MILWAUKEE – David Ayers of Milwaukee was sentenced Wednesday (March 16) to three and a half years in prison and an additional two years of extended supervision in connection with the carjacking of a woman on the south side of the city last October. Ayers pleaded guilty on Wednesday …

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New Omicron variant on the rise in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A new version of the Omicron variant is coming to Wisconsin. In its weekly update, Public Health Madison and Dane Co. noted that federal health officials report that the share of new cases of the Omicron BA.2 subvariant has more than tripled in the past two …

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Timberwolves take on Bucks on 3-game winning streak

Milwaukee Bucks (44-26, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (41-30, seventh in the Western Conference) Minneapolis; Saturday, 5 p.m. EDT LINE: Timberwolves -7.5; plus/minus is 228.5 BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota looks to maintain its three-game winning streak when the Timberwolves take on Milwaukee. The Timberwolves are 23-12 in home …

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Business owners hope for boost in St. Patrick’s Day revenue

MILWAUKEE — After two long years of COVID-related restrictions and closures, local businesses are hoping St. Patrick’s Day can bring a much-needed revenue boost. Experts say St. Patrick’s Day can make or break a bar’s year and after the ups and downs of the past two years, today is huge. …

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How Jevon Carter Became a Milwaukee Bucks Fan Favorite

Without a doubt, one of the biggest surprises for the Milwaukee Bucks this season has been the solid play of newcomer Jevon Carter. When the defending champions signed the guard after his buyout from the Brooklyn Nets last month, the initial reaction from most Bucks fans was unenthusiastic, as Carter’s …

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Award-winning Foaling Around with Wisconsin program engages 4-H’ers

When 4-H activities were limited to online learning due to the pandemic, Katie Stenroos, Evan Henthorne and Casie Bass collaborated with students to provide 4-H members with an innovative virtual educational experience. And for their efforts, the trio of Northwest Wisconsin natives recently received the Wisconsin Association of Extension 4-H …

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Sweet 60: T-wolves celebrate Towns, team goal record | Milwaukee dollars

By DAVE CAMPBELL – AP Sportswriter MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This is Karl-Anthony Towns’ seventh season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, his status well established as a franchise player for that long-languishing organization. For the first time in his NBA career, Towns often said he felt fully appreciated. His latest feat was …

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Toppers Pizza executives announce 70 stores in 70 days; System wide road trip to visit all Toppers locations

Founder and CEO Scott Gittrich and Vice President of Human Resources Robin Gittrich will begin the tour on March 14, with the goal of collaborating with everyone on the Toppers team, listening to feedback, finding ways to improve and celebrate the pizza industry as a whole. WHITEWATER, Wis., March 15, …

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