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WISCONSIN GIRL NAMED A WINNER IN NATIONWIDE HEALTHY LUNCHTIME CHALLENGE‚Ä®

First Lady Michelle Obama, PBS flagship station WGBH Boston, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today the winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a nationwide recipe challenge for kids that promotes cooking and healthy eating as part of the First Lady's Let's Move! initiative. An 8-year-old girl from southeastern Wisconsin, Raya, won for her recipe "Wisconsin Cranberry Chickpea Salad". Raya and the other 55 winners will attend a Kids' "State Dinner" at the White House hosted by Mrs. Obama on July 14. The aspiring young chefs and a parent or guardian will join the First Lady for a healthy lunch, featuring a selection of the winning recipes, followed by a visit to the White House Kitchen Garden. Read More

Milwaukee PBS ANNOUNCES WAUKESHA TEACHER AS A MEMBER OF THE 2016 PBS LEARNINGMEDIA DIGITAL INNOVATORS PROGRAM

Today, Milwaukee PBS announced Laura Busch from Blair Elementary School in Waukesha as one of this year's PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators. The program, which is in its fourth year, recognizes tech-savvy K-12 educators who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating digital media in classrooms. Busch is one of 52 Lead Digital Innovators in the U.S. and its territories. Read More

TELEVISION TRIBUTE TO MARK DEATH OF DAVID BOWIE

In remembrance of the life and music of David Bowie, Milwaukee PBS will broadcast a special honoring one of the most influential rock and pop stars in the history of music. DAVID BOWIE: FIVE YEARS will air on Milwaukee PBS 10 on Tuesday, March 15 at 7:00 p.m. on Milwaukee PBS 10. Read More

MILWAUKEE ARTS COMMUNITY WINS BIG AT REGIONAL EMMYS

Milwaukee's local arts scene received a huge honor on Sunday, when a special partnership among the arts community was recognized with a regional Emmy. Milwaukee PBS's (Milwaukee PBS) THE ARTS PAGE won the Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for Arts/Entertainment Programming for a Program/Series/Special for its special on Jewish Museum Milwaukee's compelling exhibit "Stitching History from the Holocaust." Read More