Nieuwenhuis homers, Garza throws gem as Brewers beat Cards

Kirk Nieuwenhuis homered and Matt Garza pitched into the eighth inning, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night, ending a six-game losing streak. Read entire story [Read story]

Tramont Manufacturing could add 60 employees in planned expansion

Company emerged from receivership in 2014. Read entire story here. [Read story]

County executive wants fencing to come down at Sherman Park

There's a war of wills coming to a head over the sheriff's decision to close Sherman Park. Read entire story here. [Read story]

“The time flies:” Ran Hoth shares advice before retiring from the Better Business Bureau

MILWAUKEE — Staying at a job for 19 years is rare, but when you love your work — it isn't hard. Katrina Cravy chats with Ran Hoth about his retirement Ran Hoth is the Wisconsin Better Business Bureau at least he has been [Read story]

Milwaukee leader says city working to find solution to violence

A Milwaukee leader said the city is moving forward and trying to be "solution driven" in response to the violent unrest touched off by a fatal police shooting earlier this month. "What I'm hoping for now is that we [Read story]

Playing to your soul

mobybick2 has added a photo to the pool: Kiana June Weber and Gaelic Storm, Milwaukee Irish Fest Article by Cream City:: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Pool. Read entire story here. [Read story]

FSU football player wins hearts sharing lunch

Travis Rudolph is a wide receiver at Florida State University. In a school lunchroom, he could probably sit anywhere he wanted, and it would automatically become the cool kids' table. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Construction firms struggle to find qualified craft workers

Bricklayers, carpenters and laborers hardest positions to fill new survey finds. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Trump’s numbers improve, Clinton’s worsen in Wisconsin

Donald Trump's approval ratings aren't getting much better in Wisconsin, but Hillary Clinton's are getting worse. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Philadelphia Zoo clarifies baby gorilla naming contest after relentless ‘Harambe’ requests

#phillyzoo welcomes new addition to our family: a western lowland gorilla baby https://t.co/ftzcRbyvuP #philagorilla pic.twitter.com/vqw6cOcZqS — Philadelphia Zoo (@phillyzoo) August 31, 2016 PHILADELPHIA – In [Read story]

Mexican Consulate opens in Milwaukee

A host of Wisconsin politicians stood with Mexico's foreign minister Tuesday to officially unveil the new Mexican Consulate on Prospect Avenue in Milwaukee. It will provide services, process passports, consulate [Read story]

Milwaukee

Friscocali has added a photo to the pool: Article by Cream City:: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Pool. Read entire story here. [Read story]

State-chartered bank profits up 11%

Fared better than total group of state banks. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Wisconsin banks see profits fall in second quarter

Amid nearly 5 percent growth in lending, Wisconsin banks insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. saw profits tumble 15.6 percent for the second quarter of 2016. The FDIC on Tuesday reported net income of $518 [Read story]

ESPN College GameDay brings headgear, Howard and Lada to Lambeau

When the Badgers open their season Saturday against LSU at Lambeau Field, the ESPN College GameDay circus will bring all of its zany, analys-ish entertainment to Green Bay. Ex-Packer Desmond Howard and former Milwaukee [Read story]

Indians complete trade to acquire OF Crisp from A’s

The Cleveland Indians acquired outfielder Coco Crisp and cash from the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday in exchange for minor league left-hander Colt Hynes. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Krones acquires Florida firm

Franklin company makes packaging and filling technology. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Dog swims 6 miles, walks 12 more to find family

A dog swam more than 6 miles and walked a dozen more to find its family after falling overboard into Lake Michigan during the weekend. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Brookfield Zoo’s oldest resident, Cookie the cockatoo, has passed away at the age of 83

CHICAGO — Officials with the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago on Monday, August 29th shared the sad news of the passing of Cookie — an 83-year-old Major Mitchell’s cockatoo who was the only remaining member of [Read story]

Arrests made near scene of Milwaukee police shooting

For one day, a mother says she didn't have to worry about her son eating lunch by himself after he was joined by Fl FLINT, Mich. Read entire story here. [Read story]