Marquette Wire

Steamy yoga method fires up a health trend

Kaleigh Ward

December 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, Marquee

Trendiness has been making people awesome for centuries. It has provided a quick and easy way to determine if a stranger is "cool," without even having to talk to them. For instance, in grade school one might have noted whethe...

MURPHY: If I ruled the school …

Michael Murphy

December 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

If I were school president for a day… Make movie nights on Sundays and Mondays I have never been to Marquette’s Varsity Theatre but I have noticed some pretty good movies on the marquee. Unfortunately, they only play o...

City leaders discuss aerotropolitan development

Tim Seeman

December 3, 2009

Filed under News

Following a busier than ever Thanksgiving weekend and a record-setting month of October, government officials are turning their attention to General Mitchell International Airport, as they explore ways the hub could foster economic gr...

Dig in at your discretion

Kaitlin Kovach

November 24, 2009

Filed under Featured

They say you are what you eat. But what if that delicious late-night burger was prepared with improperly cleaned utensils? Or on a surface used for both raw and ready-to-eat food? What if the cook had a cold? Improper sanitation and cros...

Common Ground addresses area’s foreclosure problems

Tim Seeman

November 24, 2009

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Although the subprime mortgage meltdown started a year ago, the thousands of resulting home foreclosures are still hurting southeastern Wisconsin, and residents are still searching for relief. Hundreds gathered at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center Thursday night f...

Playlist of the Week: Steven Hyden of The A.V. Club

Molly Gamble

November 19, 2009

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Steven Hyden, Milwaukee city editor of The A.V. Club, shares five songs he's been loving lately — and also explains his quick yet surefire way to determine whether or not someone is a jerk. Loudon Wainwright III – "Motel Bl...

SCHMIDT: No bang from its Bucks

Erik Schmidt

November 19, 2009

Filed under Featured, Sports

I’m more Chicago than Al Capone wearing a thick pair of Harry Caray frames, so whenever Milwaukee does something positive it’s a tough pill to swallow. As much as it pains me, I’ve got to give the Milwaukee Bucks some pr...

Milwaukee’s 11th archbishop named

Pat Simonaitis

November 17, 2009

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Former La Crosse archbishop takes on an archdiocese plagued by financial woes, cloudy history of clergy sex abuse The Most Rev. Jerome Edward Listecki, who was named Milwaukee’s new archbishop Saturday, inherits an archdiocese with ...

Barrett enters governor’s race

Tim Seeman

November 15, 2009

Filed under News

Following months of Favre-like indecision, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced Sunday his intention to run for governor of Wisconsin. With his family--whom he consulted extensively before Sunday's announcement--behind him at a p...

A blue and gold salute

Sarah Milnar

November 10, 2009

Filed under Featured

A gun fires. Harley engines rip. Police sirens scream. Snare drums strike up a cadence. Bagpipes drone to the tune of "Amazing Grace." Amidst it all, there are cheers. And there are tears. Mary Ann D’Acquisto wiped the...

Forbes ranks Milwaukee second safest metro area

Derrick Chengery

November 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Factors include natural disasters, fatal motor vehicle crashes, violent crimes A study released by Forbes last week reported the Milwaukee metropolitan area to be the second safest major city in the United States. Forbes ...

Finally, a Halloween Bash that isn’t overrated

Kaleigh Ward

October 29, 2009

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Unfortunately, Halloween keeps threatening to become one of those overrated holidays. First, you become too old to fool strangers into giving you free candy. Big kid Halloween parties revive the holiday spirit a bit, but y...