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Marquette poll: Evers & Michels in tight race for Wisconsin governor

A new Marquette University poll shows Democrat incumbent Tony Evers and Republican challenger Tim Michels are in a tight race for Wisconsin governor.

Marquette poll: Barnes ahead of Johnson in Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race

A new Marquette University poll shows Democrat Mandela Barnes has opened a lead in this year's U.S. Senate contest against Republican incumbent Ron Johnson.

Marquette poll: Barnes ahead of Johnson in Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race

Public Service Commission considers We Energies' proposal to raise rates in 2023, communit...

Every two years electric utilities in Wisconsin are allowed to request more money from customers. The complicated process is called a "rate case" and the Public Service Commission coordinates it. We Energies is asking for more than an 8% increase starting in 2023.

Public Service Commission considers We Energies' proposal to raise rates in 2023, communit...

'Ghosts of Segregation' exhibit explores America's past at Charles Allis Art Museum

A new art exhibition in Milwaukee examines the remnants of racism in places throughout the country. The photo collection, called "Ghosts of Segregation," features images of sites and structures that depict how segregation has affected the lives of people of color.

'Ghosts of Segregation' exhibit explores America's past at Charles Allis Art Museum

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson says he 'doesn't trust' FBI leadership, Democrats question his motive

Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson continues his years of battles with the FBI. The two-term incumbent launched his latest round of concerns last week, following the FBI's raid of former President Donald Trump's estate in Florida.

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson says he 'doesn't trust' FBI leadership, Democrats question his motive

Milwaukee Mayor Johnson announces new Office of Violence Prevention director

Milwaukee Alderman Ashanti Hamilton will be the new director at the Office of Violence Prevention. Mayor Cavalier Johnson announced the new appointment while former OVP director, Anitta Holliman, wants to know why she was fired.

Milwaukee Mayor Johnson announces new Office of Violence Prevention director

Watchdog group to continue Wisconsin case against Vos and Gableman, seeking more records

Robin Vos' firing of Michael Gableman may not have ended the challenge to an election probe.

Watchdog group to continue Wisconsin case against Vos and Gableman, seeking more records

Sheep, chickens & a funky campground: One small Wisconsin farm's take on agritourism

Agritourism is a growing segment of Wisconsin's economy. Kriss Marion and her husband Shannon rent out three vintage camper trailers on their farm outside the small town of Blanchardville, Wisconsin, to help augment their income.

Sheep, chickens & a funky campground: One small Wisconsin farm's take on agritourism

3rd Annual Milwaukee Black Theater Festival celebrates generations of the Black family

The festival, presented by Black Arts MKE, is a celebration of storytelling from an African Diasporic perspective. It features the voices of the young people and the elders.

3rd Annual Milwaukee Black Theater Festival celebrates generations of the Black family

Proposed youth correctional facility in Milwaukee has support of mayor, but not all in neighborhood

The planned youth correctional site on the northwest side of Milwaukee would help replace facilities in northern Wisconsin.

Proposed youth correctional facility in Milwaukee has support of mayor, but not all in neighborhood