Seven Generations of Glamour’ Explores Milwaukee’s Long History of Drag

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – This Pride Month is about to release a book about Milwaukee’s historical impact on drag queen culture. We spoke to Mikhail Takach, one of the authors of the book titled A History of Milwaukee Drag: Seven Generations of Glamor† Arcadia Publishing He says he knew the awe of the drag culture spanned … Read more

Victory Over Violence Week focuses on bullying, mental health

MILWAUKEE — Over the past four days, Victory Over Violence Week has led students from a local high school through workshops designed to inspire and encourage good decisions. On Thursday, organizers explored the dangers of bullying and the long-lasting effects it can have on mental health. Heading into the final day of workshop, Victory Over … Read more

Frank James’ social media posts are a ‘cry for help’

MILWAUKEE — Frank James posted several videos on Youtube in the days and months prior to becoming the suspect in the Brooklyn subway mass shooting on Tuesday. James has ties to Milwaukee where he recently lived on the city’s north side. Experts say acts of mass violence can often go hand-in-hand with mental health issues. … Read more

Evers announces $15M in funding for kids mental health initiative

MILWAUKEE — On Wednesday, Governor Evers announced $15 million in funding for Wisconsin school districts as a part of the “Get Kids Ahead” initiative. Nearly every school district across the state opted into the program, and each one will receive a minimum of $10,000. The remaining funds will be distributed on a per-pupil basis. Schools … Read more

Froedtert & Medical College planning $43M project in Sheboygan

SHEBOYGAN, Wisc. — Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin is in the planning phase for a possible expansion in Sheboygan that would include a $43 million community hospital, medical office building and outpatient surgery center, according to our partners at the Milwaukee Business Journal. The proposal on Sheboygan’s northwest side near Interstate 43 was … Read more