Nik Kovac

Milwaukee is embarking on one of the largest public-works projects in the city’s history: The replacement of the more than 76,000 lead water lines running to residences and businesses throughout the metropolitan area. more

Jun 20, 2017 4:59 PM News Features 3 Comments

The East North Avenue neighborhood is undergoing a transformation. more

May 23, 2017 8:00 PM News Features 6 Comments

Paul Masterson discusses the openly LGBT members of Wisconsin’s state and federal political representation, as well as the curious lack thereof at the level of the city of Milwaukee. more

Sep 20, 2016 4:05 PM My LGBTQ POV

For the first time in its history, City of Milwaukee leaders must consider the financial impact of new charter schools on the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) when deciding whether to issue a charter to a new school. more

Apr 19, 2016 4:00 PM News Features 3 Comments

We are asking Shepherd readers to support some very accomplished candidates for Milwaukee Common Council in the April 5 general election. more

Mar 29, 2016 5:08 PM News 1 Comments

The effort to lower fines for small-scale possession of marijuana in Milwaukee, led by Ald. Nik Kovac, is one of the first rational political steps in the state toward reducing the widespread human damage that is caused not by pot, but by l... more

Jun 9, 2015 9:25 PM Taking Liberties 6 Comments

The Milwaukee Common Council voted to delay a measure that would vastly reduce the fine for possessing small amounts of marijuana. Alderman Nik Kovac cited the ordinance’s enforcement as contributing to the city’s racial disparities. At the... more

May 19, 2015 11:08 PM News Features 3 Comments

Two Milwaukee aldermen, Ashanti Hamilton and Nik Kovac, propose to decriminalize small-scale marijuana possession as a way to reduce Milwaukee’s racial disparities. more

Dec 9, 2014 10:28 PM News Features 42 Comments

This week on The Disclaimer, a near-weekly half hour of debate and chit-chat between WMSE's Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee's Matt Wild and I, we discuss Journal Sentinel art critic Mary Louise Schumacher's recent column about the ceremony su.. more

May 30, 2013 4:00 PM On Music

Among the most heated exchanges in the eight hours of public testimony on Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed state budget last Thursday was over the item removing residency requirements for public employees statewide more

Apr 10, 2013 1:10 AM News Features

Good for the UWM Education Rights Campaign. Tonight, because of their sustained protest, UWM Chancellor Carlos Santiago will participate in a forum to answer questions about the March 4 protest and arrests, the Master Plan and other hot t.. more

Apr 29, 2010 7:04 PM Daily Dose

Frank: I can just picture someeager adviser informing Woods, "On the bright side, th Is it really just fourweeks since Tiger Woods went from Ace of Perfection to Bogey Man of ,Sports more

Dec 22, 2009 12:00 AM More Sports

Milwaukee-areanative Joe Holland is one busy in,Off the Cuff more

Jan 21, 2009 12:00 AM Off the Cuff

East Side Alderman Robert Bauman has indicated that he’d OK zoning changes to allow What’s your take? ,News Features more

Jul 23, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 3 Comments

The Rusty Ps will release their latest CD the way I always imagined Jimmy Buffet would: On a boat. The long-running Milwaukee hip-hop group's Unreleased Sweetness: Vol. 1 will be given away to patrons attending the band's Saturday performance on t.. more

May 28, 2008 4:00 AM On Music

The field has narrowed from eightcandidates to two, and on April 1 Patrick Flaherty and N Shepherd Express ,News Features more

Mar 5, 2008 12:00 AM News Features

Web site: Nik Kovac Campaign contact: Contact Nik Kovac was born and raised in th Red Pepper ,Elections more

Jan 11, 2008 12:00 AM Elections 2 Comments

Adorable RodentRatatouille on DVDNovember 24, 2007 | 09:48 AMWhat's the greatest challenge for a Hollywood marketing department? Probably selling a film whose protagonist is a loveable French rat.The Pixar animation group's summer of 2007 .. more

Nov 24, 2007 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood