Friday on Lake Effect: County Executive Chris Abele, Prison Reform, Wisconsin Wines

Feb 14, 2020

Friday on Lake Effect

We chat with outgoing Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele as he prepares to end his tenure. Then, a discussion about the need for reform in the Wisconsin prison system. Lake Effect contributor, Ray Fister, talks about homegrown, Wisconsin wine. Plus, essayist Mel Miskimen revisits a Valentine's Day gift that keeps giving.


  • Chris Abele, Milwaukee County executive
  • Sharlen Moore, founder of Youth Justice Milwaukee; Gretchen Schult, executive director of Wisconsin Justice Initiative
  • Ray Fister, Lake Effect wine contributor
  • Mel Miskimen, writer