Northwestern Mutual to lay off hundreds

Life insurance company blames low interest rates. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Bear Real Estate affiliate buys Pewaukee office building

Waterstone Mortgage is tenant. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Northwestern Mutual will cut hundreds of jobs

Northwestern Mutual said Thursday that it will eliminate 100 jobs this year and hundreds more next year under the Milwaukee financial services company’s plan to cut expenses. The “expense initiative” is necessary due to [Read story]

Robert Wheelwright and Jazz Peavy know their time is now

With Alex Erickson vying for an NFL roster spot, UW needs a veteran wide receiver to emerge as a leader on and off the field. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Brewers vs. Pirates: Saturday game report

The Brewers thought they had leftfielder Ryan Braun was scratched shortly before game time and replaced in left by Ramon Flores. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Tom Watson piles pressure on Euro rookies

Former U.S. captain Tom Watson has labeled the Americans favorites to reverse a losing Ryder Cup trend on home soil -- and warned that the inexperienced European team could drown in an "ocean of pressure." Read entire [Read story]

Apartment development begins in Sheboygan’s South Pier District

HCI Properties building 88 luxury apartments near Blue Harbor Resort. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Waukesha health officials report two cases of cryptosporidiosis

Waukesha County health officials said Thursday they're investigating two confirmed cases of cryptosporidiosis, a diarrheal disease caused by microscopic parasites. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to attend Shimon Peres funeral

JERUSALEM — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will attend the funeral of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres on Friday, Abbas’ office said. Abbas joins a long list of [Read story]

Old Milwaukee companies find new life thanks to Bygone Brand T-shirts

Even though Milwaukee brands like Boy Blue or Mrs. Howe's are no longer adorning our streets or our grocery store shelves, you might start seeing them around town a little more often. Or at least their classic logos, [Read story]

The Pfister’s Lobby Lounge undergoes major renovation

The Pfister Lobby Lounge closed on the day after Labor Day for a fresh look. It re-opens to the public on Thursday. We stopped by to take an early look and although the space was eerily quiet without the soothing sound [Read story]

Florentine Opera debuts ‘Sister Carrie’

Florentine Opera debuts ‘Sister Carrie’By John Jahnob Aldridge and I hope that our opera has particular relevance for our times, when the division between the haves and the have-nots of the country has come to seem [Read story]

Chefs of today, tomorrow raise money for MPS culinary arts program: Slideshow

A group of Milwaukee Public Schools students teamed with local chefs Wednesday evening to prepare food for the first Entree to Excellence event to raise money for MPS' growing culinary arts program. Check out the [Read story]

MLB notebook: Nationals’ Ramos out for remainder of season

Washington Nationals All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos suffered a torn ACL in his right knee and will miss the rest of the season, manager Dusty Baker announced Tuesday. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Trump to rally in Waukesha tonight

Donald Trump to campaign at Waukesha County Expo Center on Wednesday evening. Read entire story here. [Read story]

It’s National Coffee Day: Here’s where to get coffee deals (and doughnuts)

Coffee lovers and caffeine devotees, rejoice! National Coffee Day is here and stores around the country have deals in honor of the occasion. Dunkin' Donuts: Anyone in need of a cup can head into a participating Dunkin' [Read story]

Oh What A Night

Ken Mattison has added a photo to the pool: Image captured downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin September 28th, 2016. Article by Cream City:: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Pool. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Fall into Winter – Equinox to Solstice #7 – Farm

elviskennedy has added a photo to the pool: A classic midwestern America scene: barn, silo, tractor, corn crib, cows, fields. All with a stormy sky as the backdrop. The rare lenticular cloud above the barn is a nice [Read story]

Milwaukee Center

johndecember has added a photo to the pool: www.december.com/places/mke/album/milwaukeecenter.html Thanks to doorsopenmilwaukee.org Article by Milwaukee Architecture Pool. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Hangin’ with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Hello, Shelia Stubbs. We would like you to meet the author, filmmaker, activist, columnist, global icon and six-time NBC champion that changed the game of professional basketball. That's what happened last month, [Read story]