Family lured Jerrianne and her husband to South Milwaukee in 2002 from Southern California where she worked as, first, a journalist, then, as a court information officer. She now stays busy with media-relations consulting, playing with her three grandchildren (part of the lure), writing, discovering her new environs, and hoping her garden will produce before the first fall frost.
Walmart will have until Feb. 16, 2012, to close on the purchase of the South Milwaukee city-owned land at 222 N. Chicago Ave., on which it plans to build a 115,000-square-foot store, thanks to a 6-2 city council vote last night. This, according to 4th District Alderman Erik Brooks. Read his South Milwaukee Blog post at: