Archive | 2006

Donnell McDougal

by Ellen C. Warren, photograph by Vince Bushell “I just meet interesting people,” says Donnell McDougal. “I’ve been meeting interesting people since I was five years old.” About a year back Donnell sat down on a bench in front of the Riverwest Cooperative. A young man joined him there and they spent a time in

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Ask the Ecologist

Ask the Ecologist

by Belle Bergner Q: How do I know if I have nonnative, invasive plants in my yard? A: Here are five of the most common plants you are likely to find in your yard. According to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the list of invasive plants in Wisconsin has grown to nearly 150 different

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Bertha Zamudio

by Jackie Reid-Dettloff, photograph by Melody R. Carranza “The Mexican on Pierce Street.” Bertha Zamudio smiles at the title her friends gave her when she first moved to Riverwest. From grade school in Mexico City to high school in Chicago to college in Racine to community organizing on Milwaukee’s south side, Bertha moved steadily northward

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