"The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener" returns to WNOV

Published March 21, 2018

After a successful first year on the air, "The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener" returned for a second season this month. Tune in for gardening tips for your urban or not-so-urban garden.


Milwaukee Talks: WNOV's Sherwin Hughes

Published Nov. 21, 2016

Sherwin Hughes, a talk show host on black-owned WNOV (AM-860), provides a much-needed African American voice on Milwaukee radio that offers black opinion and commentary.


Longtime talk radio host Eric Von dies at 58 of heart attack

Published Sept. 9, 2016

Eric Von, a longtime leader in black community talk radio, died Thursday at the age of 58. Cause of death was an apparent heart attack. Von had survived a heart attack just one month earlier. He was a radio host at WNOV when he died.


1290 transitions from talk to crooners

Published March 4, 2013

On Friday afternoon, WMCS-AM 1290 halted its broadcast stunt of all Elvis Presley music to debut "1290 Martini Radio." Milwaukee Radio Alliance stopped its long-running "Talk of the Town" format that featured local and national African-American progressive talk shows last week Tuesday.


McGee remarks spark controversy

Published May 3, 2007

Michael McGee Sr., caused a controversy with disparaging remarks about the mother of his rival Charlie Sykes. Katherine Sykes died in a fire Tuesday in Mequon.


DJs Kid Cut Up, Why B master hip-hop mixes at bSide

Published Nov. 11, 2004

Friday nights at the bSide are marked by DJs Why B and Kid Cut Up's innovative mixes. "I have no problem playing commercial music," says Cut Up, but both adhere to the idea that hip-hop is "more about how you play than what you play."