The Peace Learning Center of Milwaukee, Inc. awarded Karen Swanson and Crystal Mello the Don Austin-Phyllis Berentsen Peacemaker of the Year Award at a celebration Wednesday, November 14. The award is named for Don Austin and Phyllis Berentsen, honoring their extraordinary work founding and developing the Peace Learning Center, which provides workshops that teach methods […]
Archive | December, 2007
Despite recent community efforts to preserve the natural viewshed and wilderness along the banks of the Milwaukee River, a Milwaukee-based developer recently clear-cut about five acres of river shoreline in the northern suburb of Glendale.
Meet Isaiah, or Ike as his friends call him. He said you could “put down anything” for his last name. You may have seen him pushing his shopping cart on the sidewalk outside your house or along alleys, always with trash bags fat with aluminum cans draped over each side. Ike’s bloodshot eyes and weathered […]