National and Local News

Who will Joe Biden pick as his Vice President nominee?

Joe Biden will make the all-important decision about who will be his vice presidential candidate in the coming days. A former vice president himself, Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, has ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Public Library opens state-of-the-art Good Hope branch

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020 the Milwaukee Public Library’s (MPL) Good Hope Branch, 7717 W. Good Hope Road, hosted its grand opening. This state-of-the-art, mixed-use development has been in the works ... [Read More]

DMV explains steps to obtain an ID to vote

Most Wisconsin voters already have some form of ID needed to vote, including a Wisconsin driver license or ID. There is no separate “voter ID” and a federally compliant REAL ID card is not required ... [Read More]

Meet Tim Rogers candidate for U.S. Congressional District 4

Hi, my name is Tim Rogers. I have been in the city of Milwaukee for more than 50 years. I have my roots in this city and I have watched it being taken down by tradition and the conditioning of the ... [Read More]

Notice of Partisan Primary and Sample Ballots August 11, 2020

Notice of Partisan Primary and Sample Ballots August 11, 2020 OFFICE OF THE MILWAUKEE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION TO THE VOTERS OF THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE: Notice is hereby given of a partisan ... [Read More]

Northside Rising marches against end of energy assistance and for green jobs

On Thursday, July 16, 2020, Northside Rising held a rally seeking divestment from WE Energies (also known as Wisconsin Electric), a waiver of their planned moratorium on energy assistance, and ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Image is everything

You have heard the saying, “Image is everything.” In the USA this is especially ... [Read More]

Who are the guns for?

African Americans have been pushed and beaten to the brink of mental collapse in ... [Read More]

The potential eviction crisis could create a debt time bomb

By Khalil Shahyd We are now just over three weeks away from the expiration of ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Kids Eat Right Month (Week 1)

The month of August is known for many things, such as it is the end of the dog ... [Read More]

Declaration of Independence (Conclusion)

The Declaration of Independence severed the 13 American colonies’ ties with ... [Read More]

Declaration of Independence (Week 3)

The Second Continental Congress officially adopted the final version of the ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Second stimulus check for $1,200? $2,000? What the proposals may mean for you

What we know about a second stimulus package and the possibility of another wave of direct payments for Americans. Another coronavirus rescue package to help keep the US economy from plunging even ... [Read More]

Magic Johnson offers $100 million in loans to minority businesses

Former Los Angeles Lakers guard and team president Earvin “Magic” Johnson announced his life insurance company will provide $100 million for women- and minority-owned small businesses as part of the ... [Read More]

The hotel industry, like so many others, is doing everything it can to stay viable during the COVID-19 pandemic

In Milwaukee, hotels like the Iron Horse, Potowatomi and the Pfister, all closed early on in the pandemic. They're not alone. Trish Pugal, interim CEO of the Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging ... [Read More]

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Education

Make Your Voice Heard – Safely

By Congresswoman Gwen Moore We’re weeks away from Wisconsin’s August 11th ... [Read More]

John Lewis marches on: The Congressman’s visit to Marquette

By Wyatt Massey with intro by William S. Gooden During his long and ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Public Schools reopening plan approved by Board of School Directors

Milwaukee Public Schools' (MPS) phased-in reopening recommendation for the ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

How to be healthier in a tough economy

You’ve probably figured out by now that times these days are a little less kind ... [Read More]

Let’s keep our neighbors and community safe

By: Bernie Sherry Ministry Market Executive, Ascension Wisconsin Senior Vice ... [Read More]

Should you sterilize your facemask in the microwave?

After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and now local and ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Mrs. Vera LeBlanc celebrates her 98th birthday with parade

Just because there is a pandemic going on, and everyone should be staying home, doesn't mean that you can't celebrate your birthday. Though social distancing, Mrs. Vera LeBlanc (top photo, on left) ... [Read More]

Batwoman: The CW casts Javicia Leslie as new series lead for season 2

The CW has found its new Batwoman. Actress Javicia Leslie (God Friended Me) will take over the lead role in Batwoman Season 2. As previously reported, The CW isn't recasting the Kate Kane role ... [Read More]

Local composer to conduct Mass concert in New York

Local composer, author and music specialist at Elm Creative Arts School in Milwaukee, Wallace McClain Cheatham will be conducting Franz Peter Schubert's Mass In G Major for solo voice, chorus and full ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Recipe – Cherry Garcia Ice Cream

Cherry Garcia Ice Cream Recipe courtesy of “Always Eat After 7 PM” Prep time: 10 minutes Servings: 4 1/4 cup fresh Bing cherries, pitted and halved 1/4 cup stevia-sweetened dark chocolate bar, ... [Read More]

Should you be Christmas shopping now? Everything to know about COVID-related delays

With pandemic-related retail disruptions, you might want to plan ahead. When the Covid-19 pandemic began on March 11, it disrupted pretty much every major industry, from hospitality to sports to ... [Read More]

Want to spend your senior years at home? Here’s how to do it

Don't let anyone tell you that moving to a retirement home is mandatory. For 30 Years, Pat Weis has called the Bay Indies community in Venice, Florida, home. It’s where she lived with her husband ... [Read More]

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