Morning Links for August 24, 2015

A tough start to the week for the stock market, broadband in rural areas, Jordy Nelson’s knee injury, Marcus Landry comes home, and more.

Good morning, and welcome to the week.

The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 1,000 points minutes after opening today, but is starting to bounce back.

The state of Wisconsin is spending more on grants to provide broadband internet access in rural areas (an issue we took a look at in our January cover story).

RNC Chair Reince Priebus, Marquette Professor Charles Franklin and former County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic sat down with Mike Gousha on UpFront this week. See the recap from WisPolitics.

The Packers lost a meaningless preseason game in Pittsburgh on Sunday. Less meaningless, however, is that Jordy Nelson has reportedly torn his ACL and could be out for the entire 2015 season.

The Journal Sentinel profiles Milwaukee Vincent grad and new Milwaukee Buck Marcus Landry.




Dan Shafer was the digital editor at Milwaukee Magazine. Dan joined the magazine as assistant editor in 2014 and wrote the November 2014 cover story, "Downtown Horizons." He's worked as a reporter at BizTimes Milwaukee and an editor at ThirdCoast Digest. Contact him at He's on Twitter @danshaferMKE.