Growing up with poverty and racism on Milwaukee’s Southside, faith and perseverance led Hector Colón to becoming an internationally acclaimed boxer, and President- CEO of Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, one of the largest non-profits in the Midwest.… Read the rest
Susan Marshall, founder of Backbone Institute, is the author of the recently released memoir, Mom’s Gone Missing…when a parent’s changing life upends yours ….a poignant story written by Susan about the challenging journey as a caregiver to her father’s decade-long Alzheimer’s journey and a mother’s lightning-fast dementia and both of their deaths.
Eddy and Will are brothers on separate paths. Although they live only a few miles apart, in the Northwoods town of Moon Lake, they might as well be on different planets. Eddy is a low-energy hustler, content to play small time in their father’s realty business.… Read the rest
Héctor Cólon, President and CEO of Lutheran Social Services of WIsconsin and Upper Michigan joins Paul M. Neuberger for a discussion spanning servant leadership, boxing, and the best three pieces of advice he could give to someone looking to stay sharp.… Read the rest
I’ve taken many leaps throughout my career, confident that at the right moment, the net will appear.
I started my career as a radio news journalist (with NPR affiliate, WUWM and ABC affiliate, WISN), both in Milwaukee, WI.… Read the rest
CBS 58 sat down Tuesday, June 23, with author Geoffrey Carter to talk about his new novel “Thicker than Water.”
Terminally ill pastor writes book of sharing love, living fully
And do so loudly.
It’s a simple, yet powerful message that Pastor Shane Allen Burton wants to share with everyone. And Burton, a 1987 Anoka High School graduate who served at churches in Andover and Fridley, among others, is shouting it out for everyone to hear in his June release of “More Untamed Devotions,” a follow-up to his first book.… Read the rest
There’s no doubt that the world has changed due to coronavirus, and Lora Hyler is on a mission to help kids navigate the new norms. Inspired by Emory Global Health Institute’s competition to help children deal with the effects of coronavirus (no schoolroom, no playdates, changes in family celebrations, etc.),… Read the rest
Creating unemployment compensation, other reforms that are helping us weather this crisis.
By David Riemer and June Hopkins
President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal of 1933-1938 has risen from the history books as Washington frantically struggles to solve today’s crisis.… Read the rest
David Riemer says that the government structure created by the New Deal has sputtered over the last four decades in the face of international competition and disruptive technology. He also says it will take big changes to reverse declining trust in the federal government.
Louis Fortis, Editor/Publisher
David Riemer graduated from Milwaukee’s Riverside High School. After attending Harvard College and Law School, he returned to Wisconsin in 1975 to serve as legal advisor to Gov. Patrick Lucey. He later held positions with U.S.… Read the rest