Every year, the Milwaukee VA Medical Center posts a "wish list" on their website of items for local veterans. When Kyle Mealy saw this list, he knew that with the help of his organization, KarateAmerica, they could cross off most of these items.
Most longtime South Siders remember the controversial "purple house" which was located on 43rd and Howard Avenues and was both adored and abhorred for its colorful exterior and quirky yard decor. The struggle to rebuild the iconic building has been great, but new owner David Stainbrook finally sees a light at the end of the tunnel.
For almost two decades, the iconic "purple house" sat on the corner of 43rd and Howard, and the entire time, the neighborhood was divided. Some found it to be an eyesore, while others appreciated it as a quirky, iconic landmark. In 2010, the house was torn down but now, the son of the former owners hopes to buy back the land.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving now reports that we tend to run into each other and kill each other more often than in other states after drinking and driving.