A small group of entrepreneurs has founded the Business Development Partnership, a resource hub for small minority businesses in the Milwaukee area.
Nicholas Stokes and Justin Wilks are among 10 local students who earned four-year scholarships to Morehouse College in Atlanta through a new partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools.
The Salvation Army’s Feed the Kids summer lunch program distributed more meals during its first three weeks than it did during the same period last year, reflecting greater need in the Milwaukee area.
More children living in four central city zip codes are getting immunized on time, thanks to the “Save Lives – Immunize” project.
A new study of census data shows that the percentage of Hispanics in Milwaukee County nearly doubled between 1990 and 2010.
The Milwaukee River Greenway Coalition and the River Revitalization Foundation are set to restore one mile of a 13-mile trail shared by hikers, bikers and anglers along the Milwaukee River.
Diverse City Fitness, 1838 S. 15th St., recently hosted a grand opening, welcoming neighborhood residents to a fitness center that offers a wide variety of classes geared towards keeping families healthy.
The federal Secure Communities program was created to protect communities by identifying and deporting immigrants who have broken criminal laws. However, one-third of those deported from Milwaukee County had no criminal record.
The last time Hector Arenas had any contact with law enforcement officials was when he was 22. Fifteen years later, he was removed from his home by immigration officers and deported to Mexico, leaving behind five children and their mother.
Eugene Kotowski has participated in Fourth of July parades for 70 years, starting a tradition that continues with his nieces, nephews, children and grandchildren.