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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.
Published May 22, 2015
Alderman Joe Dudzik died from injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident last night.
Published March 27, 2015
When Orville Pitts was elected Milwaukee alderman in 1968, his political future looked as bright as the one that had seemed in store for Pitts in the boxing ring a decade earlier. But unlike the knockout that ended his boxing career, his downfall in the political arena was self-inflicted and a drawn-out process featuring, in random order, booze, drugs, hookers, the devil and Richard M. Nixon. Pitts died Tuesday at 81, after a long illness.
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