We're still doing April Fool's Day, but we're telling you about it in advance. No political jokes, no cancelled event pranks, and certainly, no jokes about coronavirus.
Gov. Tony Evers said from day one that he puts his money where his mouth is. That's why today, he announced that he's sold the Wisconsin Governor's Mansion and erected a "tiny house" on the lawn of the State Capitol.
A new Brewers team will take the field when they begin their second homestand against the Cubs at Miller Park on April 5. Except it's not just an improved squad that will look different in Milwaukee. Brewers CEO Mark Attanansio announced that the team will change names, becoming the Milwaukee Insurers.
After years of hearing nearly nonstop white noise - the combined sound of more than a dozen stages rocking all at once - for 11 days each year over the past 50-plus years, the State of Michigan has officially asked Summerfest to "keep it down."
With the 2016-17 winter nearly behind us, the tally is in: the DPW's fleet of 200 self-driving snowplows destroyed 3,019 parked cars, killed or injured 29 stray cats, created 17,898 potholes/sinkholes and sent one elderly South Side man to the hospital after burying him in a snow drift.
Swedish furniture giant IKEA announced today that it will bring a second location to Wisconsin - immediately next door to the Oak Creek store set to open in 2018.
In response to both the commercial success and titular sexism of the popular Milwaukee restaurant Pizza Man, a local feminist group has opened a competing - or perhaps complementary - equality-focused eatery called Pizza Woman on the East Side.
A petition, started by Bay View Neighborhood Association president Robin Reiker, is asking neighborhood residents to boycott a sushi restaurant when it opens.
Thanks to a measure passed on Tuesday, Wisconsinites will soon be able to legally consume marijuana - but only in the form of a brandy Old Fashioned.
Milwaukee Art Museum announced a new sponsorship and partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings this morning that will bring nearly three-quarters of a million dollars to the arts institution over the next five years.
The Milwaukee County Transit System got an early start on April Fools' today, posting an article on its web site with the headline, "Milwaukee County Transit Announces New Round Trip Service to Japan."
The Milwaukee Bucks unveiled their new colors and a logo on April 1 during halftime of the game against the Chicago Bulls at the BMO Harris Bradley Center with the introduction of a more dynamic "M" for Milwaukee.
After years of pitching the Discount Double Check, there's a new number two Aaron Rodgers would like to sell you. This afternoon, the Packers star quarterback and two-time MVP held a press conference to formally announce his role as pitchman and star of the ad campaign for R-E-L-A-X-ative, a new laxative medicine going on shelves nationwide starting in September.
Milwaukee World Festivals, the nonprofit organization that runs Summerfest, filed lawsuits today against the Unicode Consortium and 3.5 billion individual Internet users for copyright infringement. It claims that it owns the "smiley face" emoticon, Emoji and all its derivatives. It is asking the Federal District Court to grant it $1.9 trillion in damages.
Last weekend, I was headed to Cascio Interstate Music in New Berlin to check out guitars and my route took me through the mess that is the current zoo interchange, now into its fourth year of rebuilding. Merging into bumper to bumper traffic thanks to more closed lanes -- and pondering at least four more years of this -- I thought, "there must be a better way."