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Man Bites Dog

Photo by Peter DiAntoni Like most stories about pit bulls, this one starts with a mauling. At about 10:30 on Saturday morning, March 19, Daniel Pettis was sitt...
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The Little General

As soon as State Parks Director Sue Black walked into the office that day, she knew something wasn’t quite right. “It was weird. It was tense, the air was still...
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The Lost River

Photo by Tom Bamberger On the far southern edge of the city, a river runs wild. Cool water tumbles over giant boulders, lilacs and tall thistles bend in the win...
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Last Man Standing

Photos by Peter DiAntoni The fliers and buttons began popping up all over Milwaukee Area Technical College just days after President Darnell Cole got his new c...
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On Their Honor

Illustration by William Rieser Gene Fittshur was seeking justice. Fittshur had been exposed to asbestos while working as a laborer, boilermaker and ship fitter...
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Mexico to Milwaukee

Make it to Milwaukee, and there is Paula’s sofa. It is the first-night sofa. For some, it may be the first-week or even the first-month sofa, a place of refuge ...
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The Lion in Winter

Photos by Peter DiAntoni When Mike Cudahy was just 9 years old, he created an international incident. It was the mid-1930s and he lived with his family in Wa...
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Third & Goal

On January 12, 2000, Packers general manager Ron Wolf phoned Mike Holmgren for permission to contact Mike Sherman about the head coaching vacancy in Green Bay. ...
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The Ray File

I’m a short-term guy. I just look at my immediate future, conquer what I have to and move forward from there. Whatever happens, happens. Leadership comes in a...