Stories tagged: "milwaukee"


A worker is dwarfed by the Olympics Rings on a barge Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in the Odaiba district of Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Watch These 9 Wisconsinites in the Tokyo Olympics

There are plenty of local Wisconsin faces to watch for as they compete for gold in Tokyo.

Milwaukee Bucks fan favorite Bobby Portis hoists the Bucks' championship trophy over his head during the team's championship parade in downtown Milwaukee. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
‘They Are the Unifiers’: Bucks Bring Wisconsin Together for Championship Parade

People from all over the state visited Milwaukee to celebrate the Bucks’ NBA Finals victory.

Hours after the Milwaukee Bucks won the NBA Finals, fans lined up outside the Bucks Pro Shop in the Deer District to get championship merchandise. (Photo by Olivia Stern)
‘I Just Love Them’: Bucks Fans Celebrate Finals Win in Deer District

The Bucks Pro Shop line stretched down the block as fans clamored for championship merchandise.

Milwaukee Will Give Hazard Pay to All Frontline City Employees
‘Unprecedented Opportunity’: Milwaukee Outlines Initial Plans for American Rescue Plan Money

City puts lead abatement, affordable housing, and workforce readiness at the forefront of pandemic recovery efforts.

Fiserv Forum
Want Free Tickets to Bucks’ Game 4? Get Vaccinated at the Fiserv Forum.

Bucks, Milwaukee Health Department team up to raffle off two free tickets to people who get vaccinated against COVID-19 before Game 4 on Wednesday.

Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signs the Reublican-written state budget that includes a $2 billion income tax cut on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Cumberland Elementary School in Whitefish Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
‘Isn’t Good Enough for Our Kids’: Evers Signs GOP Budget Despite Concerns

Governor reluctantly signs a budget that uses the state's surplus on tax cuts rather than education and infrastructure.

Gregory León
This Wisconsin Restaurateur Was Prioritized for New COVID Relief. Now He’s at the Back of the Line.

With funds already exhausted, it’s unclear how Gregory León will get the help he needs for his restaurant to survive.