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New database brings World War I home to Milwaukee

Published July 29, 2014

An extensive new database went live this week -- the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I -- at the Milwaukee Public Library's website that will be a boon to genealogists, historians and other researchers.


Dryhootch to re-dedicate, expand National Avenue location

Published June 11, 2014

Dryhootch of America, Inc. has announced the re-dedication and expansion of its second Milwaukee location, directly across from the Zablocki Medical Center in Milwaukee, on Thursday, June 12 at 4:30 p.m.


KruegsFest raises money for Fisher House

Published June 10, 2014

On June 14, Milwaukee Harley-Davidson will host "KruegsFest," an event that will honor Wisconsin native, Sgt. Amy Krueger, who was killed in the 2009 Ft. Hood shooting.


Fisher House to provide care and space for injured soldiers' families

Published May 28, 2014

On June 3, 2014 at 1 p.m., ground will break on a very special place for the families of our country's injured soldiers. Fisher House of Wisconsin will be located on the VA Medical Center grounds and will provide a "home away from home" for family members while a soldier receives medical care.


Urban spelunking: Court of Honor

Published Nov. 18, 2013

The Court of Honor is a series of statues, most honoring military figures, that line the median strip in West Wisconsin Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets. But, while the name is well suited to public art that pays tribute to American veterans, that's not where the name comes from.

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Honoring Confederate Veterans

Lonnie Randolph, state president of South Carolina's NAACP chapters, is just flat wrong when he touted that paying tribute to Confederate soldiers is the same as honoring Hitler. The comparison made great fodder for headlines, and the South's oldest daily, Charleston's Post and Courier, stripped ...

Going Back

          November 12th was Veteran’s Day. Every year it sneaks up on me, and brings with it a sort of melancholy. It has been 17 years since my service during the Gulf War. My wartime experience was not traumatic, relative to that of others in p...

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