Stories tagged: "milwaukee"


Fireworks explode over Fiserv Forum after the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to win the NBA Championship early Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
Bucks’ NBA Playoffs Run Brought Milwaukee $58 Million, Showing Value of Investing in Wisconsin Largest City

Hundreds of thousands of people from Milwaukee and beyond spent millions as the Bucks made their way through the NBA Playoffs.

Voting rights activist and progressive organizer Stacey Abrams speaks during a Sept. 22, 2021, appearance at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee. (Photo by JT Cestkowski)
In Milwaukee Visit, Stacey Abrams Talks the Future of Progressive Organizing

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate and voting rights activist visits Wisconsin on a speaking tour.

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, center in white shirt, says that while communities like Milwaukee are national leaders in fighting healthcare disparities, they need help from federal elected officials to fully achieve their goals. (Photo courtesy of Protect Our Care)
David Crowley: Communities Need Help to Achieve Healthcare Goals

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley writes that President Biden's Build Back Better agenda is critical to helping communities like Milwaukee expand health care to the most needy.

Students and staff at Mondovi Middle & High School will have to wear masks starting Monday, Oct. 4. The Mondovi school board voted unanimously to require masks last week following the death of a student who had tested positive for COVID-19.  (Photo via Mondovi School District)
Most Wisconsin School Districts Aren’t Requiring Masks. There Are Already Outbreaks.

With school barely back in session, hundreds of kids and staff are already COVID-positive or quarantined across Wisconsin.

Saz's sample platter, with cheese curds, sour cream and chive fries, and mozzarella marinara. (Photo courtesy of Summerfest)
Summerfest Returns, and, Yes, There Will Be Sour Cream and Chive Fries

All your favorites, from pasta-stuffed pizza to Reuben rolls, are returning for this year's Summerfest.

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.