Friday, November 9, 2012
Someone posing as a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter is trying to schedule off-campus photo shoots and interviews with area high school students, according to an email sent to Whitefish Bay High School on Friday.
Parents and students in the Whitefish Bay School District were warned Friday that someone posing as a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel photographer is contacting high school students under the guise of setting up interviews and photo shoots off campus. "It is alarming that someone would try to trick a child with a few minutes of fame. It is disturbing what this person has in mind," Kat Murray of Whitefish Bay wrote in an an email to Patch. Whitefish Bay Athletic Director John Gustavson said Friday that Journal Sentinel prep sports editor Mark Stewart sent him the following email: Gustvason forwarded the email to parents in the district. Stewart did not immediately respond Friday to an emailed request for comment. "I commend the Journal for …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Here are the latest updates from the campaign trail in the race to be the next U.S. senator from Wisconsin.
Leading up to the Aug. 14 primary, Patch will regularly bring you the latest news from the campaigns for Wisconsin's U.S. Senate seat in play this election cycle. Thompson to rally with Ted Nugent Former governor Tommy Thompson is teaming up with rocker Ted Nugent, a vocal critic of President Barack Obama, for a campaign rally Thursday in Sturtevant. "I am proud to have Ted Nugent, a relentless conservative icon, as part of my U.S. Senate campaign team," Thompson said in a press release. "Nugent's enthusiasm for everything he does, including his music, outdoor passions and politics will provide a source of much-appreciated-enthusiasm that the campaign can build upon with less than three weeks left before the August 14th primary." The rally…
Friday, June 22, 2012
Patch blogger says the heated battle between local media and Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn serves as a reminder of the importance of investigative journalism.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Members of the congregation and guests connected through the highlights and hardships of immigration laws.
Monday, August 1, 2011
A recap of news and events surrounding the Alberta Darling and Sandy Pasch race for Wisconsin's 8th Senate District, and other recall races in the state.
GOP Files Complaint Over Possible Collusion Between Pasch, Outside Group The State Republican Party is seeking an investigation into whether Democrat Sandy Pasch in the 8th Senate District recall race is coordinating efforts with the special-interest group Citizen Action of Wisconsin, where Pasch sits on the board of directors. Conservative Group Sends Absentee Ballots With Late Return Date Dan Bice, columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, says that fliers are being mailed to Democratic voters telling them to return the absentee ballots to their city clerk before Aug. 11, even though the election date for the two districts receiving the mailers is Aug. 9. Sources in his column say the fliers were received by "card-carrying Democrats …