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1913 hurricane laid a trail of destruction across the Great Lakes

Published Nov. 8, 2014

Though we all remember the 2010 "once in a lifetime" storm that caused terrible flooding around the Milwaukee area, few of us have seen anything like the dramatic 1913 Great Lakes hurricane, which toppled ships, killed hundreds sailors - and folks on shore, too - from Lake Superior and Lake Michigan to Lake Huron. Thanks to Milwaukee author Michael Schumacher we can learn more about the four-day storm that raged through the Great Lakes, including Milwaukee, in November 1913.


Gloninger joins WISN-TV crew

Published July 16, 2013

Chris Gloninger will join the weather staff at WISN-TV Ch. 12 on July 29. He'll be forecasting on weekend evenings, replacing Luke Sampe, who will be the new chief meteorologist at WRFV-TV in Green Bay.


Doyle accepts post-Katrina emergency plan

Published Oct. 26, 2005

Many of us were shocked at the apparent lack of preparedness and lack of communication between local and state authorities after Hurricane Katrina. Now we have been left wondering, "Is Milwaukee prepared for a disaster of a similar magnitude?"


How to provide hurricane help

Published Sept. 2, 2005

The post-hurricane devastation continues, and although Brew City is a thousand miles away from the Big Easy, there are plenty of ways to help out.

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The beads are brighter, the banners hanging all over the city seem vibrant, and the people’s laughter music to the ears. It’s hard to believe there is another city in America that represents the heartbeat of a nation struggling to survive, more than New Orleans.With the Haiti disaster...

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