Bow hunting will not be allowed near Wisconsin schools
After months of controversy, a State Assembly committee has decided against a provision to allow bow hunting closer to schools.
Sun May 19, 2013
Outpost Natural Foods plans July start, 80 jobs for Mequon store
Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative has closed on the purchase of a site in Mequon for its fourth store location, expected to create 80 jobs, and is aiming for a July start to construction.
Daily Jefferson County Union
Early morning accidents cause injuries Friday
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office was busy Friday morning when two accidents occurred almost simultaneously on opposite ends of the county, both causing injuries.
Fri May 17, 2013
Family Friend Turns Out to Be Party to Burglary, Police Say
Burglary charges have been filed against a man and his girlfriend from Oconomowoc accused of breaking into the Brookfield home of a lifelong friend of the young woman's mother.
Tue May 14, 2013
Menomonee Falls Honoring National Police Week With Memorial Service
In recognition of National Police Week and National Peace Officers Memorial Day , the Waukesha County Police Chaplains Association is holding a ceremony to honor fallen officers.
schools try to get students ready for work
With college costing more than $22,000 a year on average, it's an expensive place to figure out what you want to be when you grow up, said Laura Schmidt, interim director of college and career readiness for the New Berlin School District.
Mon May 13, 2013
Temptations take stage for Wilson Center
The annual Big Event to benefit the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts drew on the fame of Motown.
'One Came Home' author connects with Wisconsin's wild past
When you're stuck in traffic, you may find it hard to believe that Wisconsin was once a frontier state and a wild place.
Sun May 12, 2013
Kings Way Homes/Pabst Farms Annouce Double Groundbreaking
Pabst Farms Development, Inc. and Kings Way Homes, LLC are thrilled to announce the recent double groundbreaking at Village Crossing at Pabst Farms, a luxury condominium development consisting of maintenance-free, side-by-side, ranch style condominium homes, located off I-94 and Highway 67 in the city of Oconomowoc and the town of Summit.
Thu May 09, 2013
American Society for Quality
Radon Testing Not Norm for Schools
Despite the low cost of testing and recommendations by the Environmental Protection Agency , several school districts in the Lake Country have never tested for radon, a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that is the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers in the United States.
Stone urges city not to turn its back on Aurora
Despite the anger among some local residents and officials over Aurora Health Care's decision to stop delivering babies at Memorial Hospital of Burlington, at least one member of the mayor's advisory committee on health care believes it would be a mistake for the city to partner with a competing provider to build a second hospital here.
Tue May 07, 2013
Moms reveal culinary fantasies for Mother's Day
Whether you carried your baby for nine long months, navigated the challenging and amazing road of adoption or became a mother in a different way, you are bonded to your children like no one else.
Daily Jefferson County Union
Prison for producing child porn
By Kevin Murphy Special to the Union MADISON - A 29-year-old Oconomowoc man who distributed a video of himself having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old Town of Concord girl on the Internet was sentenced in federal court Friday to 15 years in prison.
Discfilter Fixes TSS Effluent And Capacity Issues
The Oconomowoc, WI Wastewater Treatment Facility needed to repair or replace the existing shallow bed traveling bridge sand filters.
Mon May 06, 2013
Oconomowoc man gets 15 years on child porn charges
Kyle Lutz, 29, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman in federal court in Madison on Friday, the State Journal reports .
Firefighters respond to porch fire
Firefighters were called to a home on Hartwell Place in Oconomowoc around 5:00 a.m. after the homeowner heard something in their backyard.
Fri May 03, 2013
No giving up beloved color
To call Nina Radi's apartment a "colorful" space is putting it mildly. It's more of a testament to joyful, exuberant living.
Oconomowoc man sentenced to 15 years for child porn
According to a statement, Kyle Lutz, 29, was charged with six counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child, two counts of child enticement and one count of exposing a child to harmful material in November.
Thu May 02, 2013
Underground Film Festival, original 'Django,' earlier 'Gatsby' showing
The Milwaukee Underground Film Festival , a student-run program of international short films, returns at several venues this weekend, including: A "preshow" at 3 p.m. Friday at the Fine Arts Theater at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Mitchell Hall, 3203 N. Downer Ave.; followed by the opening-night program at 7 p.m. Friday at UWM Union ... (more)
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Business in Wisconsin
Briohn Building Corp ., Brookfield, completed a renovation and an addition to Plank Road Publishing at 11111 W. Plank Court, Wauwatosa.