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Published April 21, 2016
David Bowie. Merle Haggard. George Martin. Phife. Glenn Frey - 2016 has been exceptionally cruel and brutal in taking away some of our most universally beloved musicians and cultural icons. This morning, it unfortunately added to its list: Prince.
Published Dec. 1, 2015
Whitefish Bay High School football coach Jim Tietjen died Monday after a battle with brain cancer. A long-time friend and former employee of his, Matt Kirchner, reflects on lessons learned from the guy everyone called "Tietj" and Kirchner called "Boss."
Published Oct. 22, 2015
Steve Eichenbaum passed away Tuesday. Eichenbaum, 61, was a trail blazer in the creative and advertising community. He also was local ad guy Dave Haneken's mentor, first boss, friend and more. Hanneken tells us more about the wonderfully creative Eichenbaum and discusses his legacy.
Published July 20, 2015
Steve Haywood of WAUK-AM 540 ESPN knew how to stir the pot, and his passion for Milwaukee and its teams was well-known in sports circles. Haywood passed away from heart failure early Sunday morning. He was 49.
Published July 13, 2015
Last week, Milwaukee lost a talented, dedicated, hard-working historian. But when former Italian Community Center president Mario Carini died on July 7, at the age of 78, Milwaukee's Italian community lost a force of nature.
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