Wisconsin had its first-ever February tornados. What does this mean for winters in the future?
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by Nadya Kelly
3d ago
Less snowpack and warm temperatures led to life-changing severe weather for some residents in the town of Evansville, WI ..read more
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Celebrating Black History Month: the fire pole and the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion
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by Audrey Nowakowski, Rob Larry
1w ago
Derek Mosely revisits and highlights some of Black History's forgotten and influential contributions to society ..read more
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Ko-Thi Dance Company celebrates 55 years of impacting the Milwaukee community
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by Joy Powers, Rob Larry
1w ago
The company, founded by Ferne Caulker in 1969, performs and teaches dance and music created by Africans and the African diaspora ..read more
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Wisconsinite Grace Girard looks to lasso love on FOX’s ‘Farmer Wants a Wife’
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by Xcaret Nuñez
1w ago
Love can be found in some unexpected places. Just ask Wisconsin native Grace Girard — she joined FOX’s reality dating show, Farmer Wants A Wife, in hopes of finding a rural romance ..read more
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How to vote in Wisconsin's 2024 spring primary election
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by Emily Files, Nadya Kelly
2w ago
Wisconsin's spring primary election is February 20, 2024. How to register to vote, what time the polls are open, the list goes on — here's a guide to help people vote in Wisconsin ..read more
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Longtime Milwaukee Ald. Michael Murphy reflects on his 35 years of public service
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by Xcaret Nuñez
2w ago
Alderman Michael Murphy talks about his decision not to seek reelection to the common council after more than 30 years and his plans for the future. Plus, hear reactions from his constituents ..read more
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Asian fried street fare comes to Bay View
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by Lina Tran
2w ago
The takeout-focused Todd I Believe I Can Fry offers popular snacks like karaage, takoyaki and fries ..read more
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'Hundreds of Beavers' brings back the great American tradition of silent comedy
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by Audrey Nowakowski
2w ago
Milwaukee-area filmmakers Mike Cheslik and Ryland Brickson Cole Tews have been making videos together since they were 14-years-old. The pair joins Lake Effect's Audrey Nowakowski to talk about their most recent feature film “Hundreds of Beavers” — a modern silent, supernatural, winter epic of a slapstick comedy ..read more
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Milwaukee's own Blackistory app is a fun way to test yourself, stay up on Black history
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by Maayan Silver
3w ago
Milwaukeean Deborah Blanks partnered with student developers from UWM to create Blackistory, an app featuring quizzes on nearly a dozen areas of Black history — from government and social justice to music and the arts ..read more
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Ayesha Rascoe debuts book of essays showcasing the power of Black colleges
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by Nadya Kelly
3w ago
"HBCU Made" contains essays from sixteen writers who reflect on how their time as students at a Black college shaped them into who they are today ..read more
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