On This Day: Railway First Appeared in MKE

Milwaukee's first street railway

Rail cars first popped up in Milwaukee about 1.5 centuries ago, but in a way you might not recognize. They were basically horse and buggies pulled on a track but still the first major public transportation infrastructure in the city. America has come a long way in public transportation since then. Well, maybe not. On […]

Amtrak could finally connect Madison and Milwaukee

The Obvious Missed Connection If Amtrak receives the $80 billion in funding from President Biden’s infrastructure bill, this Milwaukee train station could see a whole lot more action. Amtrak recently released an “aspirational” plan for nationwide growth over the next 15 years and that growth would bring some welcome additions to Wisconsin, including new routes […]

What Does an Alder Do?

Have you ever found yourself asking “what in the world is an alder, and what do they do?” Well, you’ve come to the right spot! With the help of Madison District 8 alder candidate Ayomi Obuseh, we’re gonna tell you exactly what an alderperson does and how you can find yours. While being an alderperson […]

Foxconn or Con job?

Dating back to 2017, Foxconn has had a storied past in Wisconsin. In 2017, they promised to bring jobs and innovation to Wisconsin. But since that time, Foxconn’s promises have fallen through time and time again. In 2019, they purchased a building in downtown Milwaukee that was supposed to become the company’s North American headquarters. […]

The Babcock Dairy Hall, home of mammoth ice cream scoops

“I scream. You scream. We all scream for ICE CREAM!” You know, and you love it. It’s the Babcock Dairy Plant and Store on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A Mountain of Ice Cream The Dairy Store is where one scoop is equal to three scoops at other ice cream shops. But there’s more to […]

What’s Up with Pence Promoting AIDs?

This week we cover: A state of emergency #ReOpenWisconsin signs COVID-19 Reduction plans My concern for David Bakhtiari’s health And Pence promoting AIDS… for breathing. A state of emergency Governor Evers declared a state of emergency due to elevated wildfire conditions in response to Juneau County’s, 234-acre fire last Saturday. The fire started despite the […]