Bonnie Petrie is a proud new member of the news team at WUWM. She is a reporter who - over her twenty year career - has been honored by both the Texas an New York Associated Press Broadcasters, as well as the Radio, Television and Digital News Association, for her reporting, anchoring, special series production and use of sound.
Bonnie is a native of northern New York, growing up along the Canadian border. She spent nearly fifteen years living and working in Texas. She is also a podcaster, known, in particular, for her series of podcasts for pregnant women and new mothers called Pea in the Podcast.
A mother of one daughter, Bonnie lives in Shorewood.
Millions are without power in Texas, and that's created problems for scheduled COVID-19 vaccinations. Icy roads mean people can't get to appointments, and some vaccination freezers aren't working.
After a major surge of coronavirus cases, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ordered nearly all residents to wear masks. The order also allows local officials to impose restrictions on some outdoor gatherings.
Big white tent complexes in two Texas border towns are drawing attention. The temporary courtrooms are the Trump administration's latest effort to quickly work through thousands of asylum cases.
The crisis on the southern border has been driven by a surge of migrants from Central America. But hundreds of African migrants have crossed the border in recent weeks, many to seek asylum.
As craft brewers try to make their brews stand out in an increasingly crowded field, they're driving the expansion of a singular business: custom-made beer taps.