May 28 2013
The WI Department of Natural Resources will complete a new project to offer more campsites with electricity at 18 state parks. Popular parks with expanded electrical sites include Devil's Lake near Baraboo and Peninsula in Door County as well as Kohler-Andrae in Sheboygan. It's the largest electrical upgrade in the park system in for decades.
In Music news, Daft Punk set a record on the music service Spotify last week as they released their new album "Random Access Memories". Daft Punk beat the 8 million streams Mumford & Sons set with "Babel" last year.
A push by Milwaukee police to reduce robberies in two north side neighborhoods attempts to steer potential offenders into counseling. The Robbery Reduction Initiative targeting Districts 3 and 5, will offer a hotline where residents can report on crime and parents may arrange counseling sessions for children at risk of criminal behavior.
The Milwaukee Highland Games return to Wauwatosa's Hart Park on June 1st. Competitions include the hammer throw and caber toss as well as herding dogs competitions, plus Scottish dancing, music, crafts, food, cricket and hurling demonstrations. The festival runs from 9am to 10pm, rain or shine.