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Trailblazing UW-Whitewater Theater Professor Fannie Hicklin Dies at 101

Trailblazing UW-Whitewater Theater Professor Fannie Hicklin Dies at 101

Fannie Hicklin, a highly repected theater professor who became the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s first African American faculty member, has died at the age of 101. Hicklin passed away Friday at her home in Madison, according to her daughter, Ariel Ford. A memorial service will be held in the spring. During her tenure at UW-Whitewater, Hicklin…

Fired Madison West HS Security Guard Reinstated

Fired Madison West HS Security Guard Reinstated

The Facebook post from Madison West High School security assistant Marlon Anderson was simple.  It said, “I’m back!”  The Madison Metropolitan School District announced Monday it will reinstate Anderson who lost his job for repeating a racial slur while he was being verbally attacked by a student.  Anderson is currently on administrative leave and a…

Milwaukee DNC Host Committee Seeking Volunteers

Milwaukee DNC Host Committee Seeking Volunteers

Welcoming 50-thousand visitors is a big job and Milwaukee is already deeply involved in preparations for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.  With only nine months until things get really busy, the host committee is asking for volunteers — 15-thousand of them.  Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Congresswoman Gwen Moore will lead that committee.  They say…

Whitewater Accident Victim, Age 78, Dies from Injuries

Whitewater Accident Victim, Age 78, Dies from Injuries

Whitewater Police report a pedestrian hit by a vehicle Sunday morning has died. 71-year-old Kay Gustafson was struck at the 1300 block of Main Street about 10:30, and later died of her injuries. The Walworth County Sheriff’s Department is assisting in the investigation. Police say the driver of the vehicle is cooperating.

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Brewers Think About Money as They Start Work in the Off-season

Brewers Think About Money as They Start Work in the Off-season

 If early roster manipulations go as expected, the Milwaukee Brewers should have about 50-to-55-million dollars to use to pursue new additions.  That’s assuming a payroll of about 150-million.  The Brewers don’t have top-level minor league talent to trade, so additions to the roster will be more expensive.  If Milwaukee is going to keep players like…

Packers Start Prepping for Chiefs Back-Up in Sunday Night Showdown

Packers Start Prepping for Chiefs Back-Up in Sunday Night Showdown

 The Green Bay Packers enter the week preparing to face a back-up quarterback who was out of football last season. Kansas City Chief back-up Matt Moore is expected to start against the Packers Sunday night in the place of the injured Patrick Mahomes. The former M-V-P is rehabbing from a knee injury suffered in K-C’s…

WIAA High School Football Playoff Broadcasts!

WIAA High School Football Playoff Broadcasts!

WFAW and Kool 106.5 FM are happy to announce the following broadcasts of area high school playoff football games this Friday, October 25th!   WFAW: Lake Mills v St. Francis. Broadcast Start – 6:40pm Kool 106.5 FM: Lakeside Lutheran @ Jefferson. Broadcast Start – 6:50pm

 
 
 
 
 

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