Chuck Quirmbach

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Help pollinators (and get a break from mowing your lawn) by joining 'no mow May'

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

May is often the start of lawn-mowing season, but some cities are taking heed of bees' needs and asking homeowners to let clover, dandelions and other flowering plants grow in May.


Need an excuse not to mow your lawn? Join 'no mow May' and help pollinators

Monday, May 02, 2022

May is often the start of lawn-mowing season, but some cities and towns are taking heed of the needs of bees and other pollinators, and asking homeowners to let their grass grow all May.


Firm contracted to make Postal Service trucks plans to do it at a non-union facility

Monday, April 11, 2022

The U.S. Postal Service has big plans to replace its aging fleet of 165,000 gasoline-burning delivery vehicles. And some are pushing for the electric trucks to be built by union labor in Wisconsin.


A 6th person, a child, dies days after a vehicle slammed into a holiday parade

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

The man suspected of using his vehicle to crash through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wis., on Sunday had his first court appearance. Darrell Brooks Jr. is accused of killing six people.


Many questions remain as authorities probe Waukesha parade tragedy

Monday, November 22, 2021

An SUV sped through barricades and into a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wis., on Sunday — killing at least five people and injuring more than 40 others.


Kyle Rittenhouse takes the stand during his homicide trial in Wisconsin

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Rittenhouse testified that he feared for his life when he shot three men, two fatally, during anti-police protests. "I didn't want to have to kill anybody. I was being attacked," Rittenhouse said.


The Milwaukee Bucks Are The New NBA Champions

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The Bucks won their first NBA title in 50 years — beating the Phoenix Suns 105-98 in Game 6. After being down two games to none, the Bucks stormed back to take the next four straight.


Stick It For A Ticket: Free Baseball Game Entry For Those Who Get Vaccine At Stadium

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Wednesday and Thursday, the Milwaukee Brewers are offering a COVID-19 vaccine shot outside the stadium, followed by a ticket to that days' game. Those who are anti-vaccine are upset by the promotion.


There's Big Money In Stolen Catalytic Converters

Saturday, May 08, 2021

Catalytic converters on the underside of vehicles help reduce emissions. But rising prices for some metals has led to a jump in them being stolen — and some unique theft prevention methods.


Why There Is Big Money In Stolen Catalytic Converters

Friday, April 30, 2021

Catalytic converters on the underside of vehicles help reduce emissions. But rising prices for some metals has led to a jump in them being stolen, and some unique theft prevention methods.


Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson Faces Backlash For Questioning Election Results

Friday, March 05, 2021

Johnson, a big Trump supporter, is facing scrutiny for comments including whether the Capitol insurrection was "armed." Some worry he might renege on a pledge not to run for a 3rd term.


Trump's Highly Touted Foxconn Project Falls Short Of Its Promises

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

A $10 billion TV screen factory, which President Trump cited as proof of a revival of domestic manufacturing, failed to create enough jobs to meet a state target in Wisconsin for tax credits.


How Wisconsin Made Statewide Coronavirus Case Numbers Drop

Friday, June 19, 2020

The number of coronavirus cases is rising rapidly in Texas. Still, Wisconsin does not see an expected spike following the state supreme court canceling its stay-at-home order.


Foxconn's Promises Slow To Materialize In Wisconsin

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Foxconn was touted as part of a new revival in U.S. manufacturing, and state officials offered nearly $4 billion to lure the company to Wisconsin. Things haven't gone quite as planned.


Foxconn Promised 13,000 Jobs To Wisconsin. Where Are They?

Monday, January 13, 2020

For nearly three years, President Trump has touted a plan to build a huge high-tech manufacturing plant in Wisconsin. But the much-hyped effort hasn't gone quite as planned.


Milwaukee Bucks Have 2 Sets Of Brothers On Their Roster This Season

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Milwaukee Bucks have two sets of brothers on the roster. Not only does reigning league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo have a big brother on the team this year, but the Lopez twins are playing, too.


Wisconsin Is Again Leading The Nation In Farm Bankruptcies

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Nearly 10 percent of Wisconsin's dairy farmers may go out of business this year. While low prices don't help, analysts say the Trump administration's trade and tariff policies are also doing harm.


President Trump's Foxconn Promise, So Far Unfulfilled

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

President Trump heralded Foxconn's plan to build a big plant near Milwaukee, eventually creating 13,000 jobs. But the project has stalled and been downsized and is again in the political crosshairs.


Critics Lash Out Against Planned Foxconn Factory In Wisconsin

Monday, April 30, 2018

Groundbreaking is expected soon on the plant near Milwaukee that would make LCD panels for cellphones and other devices. There are concerns from environmental groups and workplace diversity advocates.


On Heels of Tax Cut Package, Speaker Paul Ryan to Retire from Congress

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-WI, will finish this year's term in office and then retire from Congress.