Shorewood Ripples

Focus on down-ballot elections

Ella Kamm June 15, 2020

In Wisconsin, our Republican-led legislature is putting citizens at risk for political gain. They pushed for an in-person election during the peak of a pandemic, resulting in needless exposure to COVID-19....

April 7 general election results

April 16, 2020

The ballots have been counted and the results are in for the April 7 general elections.    Mayor of Milwaukee It was between Tom Barrett and Lena Taylor for Milwaukee mayor. Barrett won...

Olivia Johnson chosen as Senate Scholar

Olivia Johnson (fifth from the left), junior, poses with her fellow Senate Scholars to commemorate the week.
Ella Kamm February 20, 2020

Olivia Johnson, junior, spent the week of February 9 in Madison participating in the Senate Scholar Program offered by the Wisconsin State Senate.  “Each Senate Scholar receives a hands-on, up-close...

Village trustee candidates to run unopposed

courtesy Kathy Stokebrand and Arthur Ircink
Sophia Wiley February 7, 2020

This year only two people, Kathy Stokebrand and Arthur Ircink, filed for the two open trustee positions on the village board, ruling out the possibility of a competitive campaign season. “Because...

Two students in HRC granted voting rights

Mira Lee Prabhu (left) and Julia Appel (right) smile for the camera. The two seniors were recently granted the right to vote on the Human Relations Commission.
Abi Knox October 16, 2019

The village board recently granted the two high school student members on the Human Relations Commission (HRC), Julia Appel and Mira Lee Prabhu, seniors, voting rights.  The Human Relations Commission...

Shorewood lacks political diversity

Nick Bucciarelli June 5, 2019

Not long ago I was talking to a friend of mine who is not very politically inclined but generally thinks himself a Democrat. I mentioned the topic of affirmative action, which he had not previously heard...

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