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The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) recently introduced Designship, the first apprenticeship management training program for design graduates in the country. Read more


Local historian Thomas H. Fehring, author of The Magnificent Machines of Milwaukee and the Engineers Who Created Them, will take part in the “History for the Holidays” author event at the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Read more


Joint gift to include $150,000 to build the complex plus up to $600,000 in additional funding to support youth-focused programming over the next 10 years.Earlier this spring, the Milwaukee Bucks announced Johnson Controls as the official “Smart .. Read more

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Like many other Wisconsinites, I was shocked to learn Johnson Controls—the state’s largest company with $37 billion in annual sales and headquartered in Milwaukee for 130 years—was moving to Ireland. Read more

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Ruthie answers a letter from a reader turned off by his boyfriend’s weight gain and plugs exciting events including Diverse and Resilient’s Reviving the Dream Banquet on March 19; the opening of “My Sister’s Story,” March 21 at Live Arti... Read more

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Despite cutbacks in funding on such "luxuries" as school music programs, kids still want to rock—or play any other type of music they like. The Wisconsin School Music Association's Launchpad contest for high-school bands continues to give Read more

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