Please note: Over-the-air viewers in Milwaukee need to re-scan televisions on Friday, October 18 to continue to receive CBS58, WMLW, MeTV, Telemundo Wisconsin, Heroes & Icons, Bounce, Decades, Start TV, Movies! and most other local channels. Those viewers unable to currently receive these stations over-the-air should see improved reception on October 18. Cable and satellite viewers are not impacted.

Further information on the re-scan can be found at:

Tip Line: 414-777-5808 |

Milwaukee gears up for NCAA tournament

MILWAUKEE- The NCAA tournament is a big money maker for the city of Milwaukee and an even bigger undertaking.

The city will be hosting the second and third rounds.

Plans have been in the works preparing for the the big dance for years.

It's expected there will be 15,000 attendees and about five-thousand those will stay over night in hotels.

It's estimated that the city will see a $4.6 million dollar economic impact.

About 1,200 tickets are still available.

Milwaukee last hosted the NCAA tournament in 2010.

With a better economy in 2014, Visit Milwaukee is predicting bigger crowds and more money spent.

Preparations will continue through this week and into next week.

Share this article:
Save with
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?


Post a comment
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?