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Milwaukee Summer 2019 Festival Calendar  Shepherd Express

This year's Shepherd Express Summer Festival Calendar is a comprehensive guide to festivals in a city known across the U.S. for its outdoor celebrations.

Bonnie Bowers Wemyss-Koch  Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

Bonnie Bowers Wemyss-Koch, 77, of Woodstock, GA, formerly of Brookfield, WI passed away after a courageous battle with breast cancer on April 18, 2019.

Brown Deer tennis phenom aims to inspire with match against pro player  WISN Milwaukee

Brandon Currie, a two-time Wisconsin state tennis champ, dominated the courts at Brown Deer High School in the 90s. Soon, he'll have the match of a lifetime ...

Brown Deer voters approve $25.9 million referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Voters in the Brown Deer School District approved a $25.9 million referendum that will help solve overcrowding problems at Brown Deer Elementary School and ...

Port Washington, Nicolet schools move forward after controversial poster incident  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

BROWN DEER -- It was the a basketball game that led to apologies, a suspension and national media attention. Weeks after students from Port Washington ...

Brown Deer School District voters to decide on $25.9 million referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

On April 3, voters in the Brown Deer School District will decide on whether to approve a $25.9 million referendum to alleviate overcrowding.

Six to be inducted into Brown Deer/Granville High School Hall of Fame  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Brown Deer High School will induct six new members into its Hall of Fame during a ceremony to be held Sept. 16.

‘Tennis offers a lot:’ Brown Deer grad gives back, shares his passion for the sport  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

BROWN DEER -- Tennis can be a lifetime sport for many. A local foundation is out to prove that tennis can be a sport that can create a new life for anyone.

Former Marquette, Bucks sharpshooter Steve Novak joins WTMJ, ESPN Milwaukee team  WTMJ

WTMJ and ESPN Milwaukee will have a voice of a pretty familiar face around these parts joining our Good Karma team.

Exhibition tennis with a mission for state champ Brandon Currie and ATP winner James Blake  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Currie, a two-time state tennis champion, will play Blake on Friday as part of an education fair at Brown Deer High School, Currie's alma mater.

Will They Stay or Will They Go?  Slate Magazine

BROWN DEER, Wisconsin—When Jean and Bob Wells bought their first home 12 years ago, they had three priorities: affordability, someplace not too far north ...

Toshiba Adams  Milwaukee Community Journal

After graduating from Brown Deer High School and enrolling into the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, it didn't take Toshiba Adams long to realize that a ...

BOYS HOOPS: Waupun edges Brookfield Academy, returns to state for first time since 2016  WiscNews

BROWN DEER — It had been a year since the Waupun prep boys basketball team let a double-digit lead slip away in the sectional finals vs. Jackson Kettle ...

Former Brown Deer standout Jake Schimenz starring as professional football player in Brazil  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jake Schimenz had a goal to play professional sports overseas. He figured if an opportunity arose, it would be through baseball, the sport he played in college.

UW linebacker growing on the field and on campus: ‘It’s important to not be 1-dimensional’  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MADISON -- College is a time for personal growth, and for Wisconsin Badgers linebacker Zack Baun, that's taking place on the field and on campus.

Jay Gentry's 72 points in two games an eye-opening reminder that Brown Deer can win another Division 3 state title  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Led by star senior Jay Gentry, Brown Deer's boys basketball team has what it takes to win a state championship.

‘We have to be diligent:’ Car thefts on the rise in Brown Deer  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

BROWN DEER -- Brown Deer police are investigating around a dozen reports of stolen cars so far this month. Daily crime reports show the number of vehicle ...

Hudson School District introduces new staff  Hudson Star Observer

The Hudson School District will add 30-plus new staff members and teachers to its roster for the 2018-19 school year. To help you identify the new faces out and ...

BOYS HOOPS: Waupun seniors excited to get their shot at winning D3 state title  WiscNews

WAUPUN — It's been three years since the Waupun prep boys basketball team defeated Appleton Xavier 59-58 for the WIAA Division 3 state title.

BOYS HOOPS: Waupun is punctual, teasing happens and other notes leading up to D3 state tourney  WiscNews

WAUPUN — The Waupun prep boys basketball team is very punctual. If coach Dan Domask sets up a time to leave for a game, then that time is when the.

‘Hopped on that opportunity:’ Brown Deer native follows dream of playing football professionally — overseas  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

BROWN DEER -- "Never give up" is a phrase many people hear, but they might not adhere to it. Jake Schimenz of Brown Deer has never given up, and it's taken ...

Milwaukee Summer 2018 Festival Calendar  Shepherd Express

Our city and our region have more things to see and do than the calendar has days. This year's Shepherd Express Summer Festival Calendar is a ...

Over 1,000 fill Brown Deer H.S. gym to remember Shaun Wild Milwaukee

BROWN DEER -- 24-year-old Shaun Wild - originally from Brown Deer, was killed in a stabbing incident at a bar in Naperville Saturday. Hundreds from both ...

Brown Deer football team 5-1 on the season, but their biggest victories have come off the field

BROWN DEER (WITI) -- The Brown Deer High School football team is enjoying another fine season -- with five wins and just one loss -- but their biggest victories ...

Radcliffe: What are the best Milwaukee-area venues for high-school sports?  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The renovation revolution has led to athletics facilities at high school that are better than ever. These are the best of the best.

Ironwood Capital Group Opens in Milwaukee  Business Wire

Michael Sheppard, a seasoned financial advisor and leader, has opened Ironwood Capital Group, an independently owned firm offering comprehensive finan.

Brown Deer High School’s Pietro D’Amato is an athlete, scholar

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Some high school athletes have a hard time choosing just one sport. Over his 4 years at Brown Deer High School Pietro D'Amato suited ...

BOYS HOOPS: Transfer Quintin Winterfeldt has provided talent, personality to state-bound Waupun  WiscNews

WAUPUN — If there's one distinct trait about Waupun senior Quintin Winterfeldt, Warriors prep boys basketball coach Dan Domask says it's his giggling.

Better Angels: One of Milwaukee's most decorated athletes is still on the field  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cindy Bentley is one of Milwaukee's greatest athletes. And time has not diminished her greatness.

GALLERY: A look at some of the game action by Waupun senior Quintin Winterfeldt  WiscNews

Waupun's Quintin Winterfeldt goes up between two Plymouth defenders for a shot during the second half of Friday's East Central Conference game.

In Imaging Self, high school students explore the arts—and themselves—in a college setting  University of Wisconsin-Madison

Imaging Self is a three-week residential program in which students build their arts portfolios while earning college credit from the UW-Madison.

U.S. Marine Who Died in California Was Brown Deer Graduate

Whitefish Bay, WI - A U.S. Marine who graduated as a student from Brown Deer High School in 2012 is dead after a motorcycle crash in California. Read the ...

Educators serve little time for sex crimes

MILWAUKEE, WI (USA TODAY) -- Wisconsin educators convicted of inappropriate relationships or abuse of students often plead down from more serious ...

Most dangerous matchup, best Big Ten traditions, best Wisconsin player you may not know and more as we prep for Badgers kickoff  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The state player we're most excited to watch, best fight song, top opposing players; check out our superlatives before Friday's Badgers kickoff.

From tree to table: Urban wood recovery makes for 'homegrown' decorating  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Urban wood comes from trees growing near people. In the hands of craftsmen, it can be used in design, furniture, architecture, art and craft projects.

Proposed bill would repeal Sept. 1 school start law  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Mike Richie, superintendent of the Northland Pines School District in Eagle River, is convinced there's a way to boost academics at the beginning of the school ...

House Confidential: Steve Novak's Dull Whitefish Bay Home  urbanmilwaukee

In 2012 Steve Novak and his wife Christina paid $725,000 for this 2003 Whitefish Bay home. Steve Novak, of course, is a member of the Milwaukee Bucks, but ...

“I am starting to breathe again:” Three years after his death, Shaun Wild’s parents break their silence

BROWN DEER -- They waited more than three years for a sentence. The parents of Shaun Wild, a former Brown Deer High School football standout and a ...

John R. Potts  Richmond

Maineville, Ohio - John R. Potts of Maineville, OH passed away suddenly on Friday December 12, 2014 at his home. He was born on October 15, 1956 in.

Steve Novak talks Bucks, Downtown development and Milwaukee's NBA reputation

During a recent interview, we talked to retired NBA player Steve Novak, an area native who's now a Bucks broadcaster, about the city's Downtown development, ...

The Steve Novak All-Stars: Local athletes turned hometown heroes

When Steve Novak signed with the Bucks, he called it 'a dream come true.' But he's not the first local kid to play for his hometown team in some capacity.

Shorewood girls on their way to Woodland East championship  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Shorewood downed Cudahy and South Milwaukee to close in on the Woodland East championship.

Secret Agent: Brian Lammi  Milwaukee Magazine

The spotlight may be on his athletes, but it got there because of agent Brian Lammi, who started a minor sports empire from a one-bedroom apartment.

2017 Milwaukee Holiday Parade: Lineup, Parking, Schedule and More

2017 Milwaukee Holiday Parade - Milwaukee, WI - The Milwaukee Holiday parade made its debut in 1927. Here's when the 2017 parade starts, where to park ...

Cami Davre's monster day at state marks our top North Shore sports story of 2017  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cami Davre's legendary performance at state track, dominant soccer and gymnastics programs at Whitefish Bay, a magical basketball run for Cedarburg and ...

UPDATE: Brookfield Spa Shooter Takes His Own Life After Killing 3, Injuring 4

Brookfield, WI - Suspect, estranged husband of spa employee, found dead of self-inflicted wound following Sunday morning shooting near Brookfield Square ...

Five takeaways: Arrowhead 83, Milwaukee King 60  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Arrowhead girls basketball team made a whale of a statement Jan. 26 in a lopsided win over another of the state's best teams, Milwaukee King.

FOX Sports Wisconsin announces Bucks TV schedule; Novak joins broadcast team

FOX Sports Wisconsin will broadcast 78 regular-season Bucks games in 2017-18, the team announced on Wednesday. Former Milwaukee All-Star Vin Baker ...

“We’re pleased:” 43 years in prison for Daniel Olaska in 2012 murder of Brown Deer native Shaun Wild

DUPAGE COUNTY/BROWN DEER (WITI) -- A man who fatally stabbed an elementary school teacher from Brown Deer has been sentenced to 43 years in ...

Adam Baierl's big night lifts Port Washington to overtime upset of Homestead  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Adam Baierl scored a career-high 36 points to help Port Washington take down Homestead in overtime.

Greendale High School to induct four into its athletics Hall of Fame: Lennertz, Imperiale, Loughrin and Barbian  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Greendale High School athletics Hall of Fame will welcome Jenna Lennertz, Ashley Imperiale, Ron Barbian and Mark Loughrin.

Educators do little time for sex crimes  Appleton Post Crescent

Wisconsin educators who face criminal charges for sexual relationships or abuse of students often take plea deals and rarely serve more than a year in prison.

Under intense spotlight, high-profile Hamilton freshman Patrick Baldwin and sophomore Carson Smith leading young Chargers  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Hamilton freshman Patrick Baldwin, Jr. was a surprise addition to the Chargers basketball program in the summer. He's adjusting to life on varsity, with ...

Whitefish Bay husband, wife pastoral team offers consistent message over 20 years  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

For the past 20 years, a steady, welcoming message of love and compassion has flowed out the doors of Bay Shore Lutheran. Not from one leader but two — a ...

Redman-Trotter matches school scoring record for St. Francis girls basketball  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Kiara Redman-Trotter set a new school single-game scoring record for the St. Francis girls basketball team (4-9) in a 73-52 loss to HOPE Christian on Jan. 20.

Familiar name in Milwaukee soccer takes over at Oak Creek with hiring of Alex Tozer as boys coach  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oak Creek hired Alex Tozer, the son of a Wisconsin soccer legend and himself an indoor professional, to take over as varsity boys soccer coach.

Tyler Herro injured as Whitnall falls to Waunakee at Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Shootout  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tyler Herro was lost with an ankle injury and Waunakee pulled away over Whitnall in a battle of two top Wisconsin teams.

Oak Creek brings back one of program's greatest players, former NFL running back Brian Calhoun, as assistant football coach  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Former Oak Creek and University of Wisconsin standout Brian Calhoun, who spent two years in the NFL, will now serve as an assistant coach at his alma mater ...

Greendale basketball player Vlado Zrnic has unique Serbian heritage, uncommon work ethic and eye-popping stats  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Greendale's Vlado Zrnic, averaging more than 20 points and 9 rebounds per game, is one of the area's best players. He also has a unique Serbian heritage and ...

83 townhomes may be coming to Cudahy near the airport  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CUDAHY - A project including 83 townhomes — two and three-bedroom — may be constructed near the airport as part of the Penn Place Development District.

Candidates line up for Oak Creek, other school board seats in the southern suburbs  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A look at candidates who have filed to run for school board in the southern suburbs.

Five prep sports stories to watch in 2018, from diamonds to ice to the hard court  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Big happenings on the baseball diamond, more on the hard court and some early-February intrigue in the Winter Olympics are among the story lines to watch ...

Menomonee Falls drops Germantown in unique environment in downtown Milwaukee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Menomonee Falls boys basketball team scored a 78-58 win over Germantown on Jan. 6, playing at the Al McGuire Center in Milwaukee. Payton Malone ...

Bucks: Veterans Jason Terry, Steve Novak headed to Milwaukee, reports say

With the youngest roster in the league, the Milwaukee Bucks are hoping the addition of two veterans can help with their problems shooting from long distance.

Whitefish Bay's well-kept secret: Addie Gallun might be the state's best gymnast as a freshman, but she never competed before this year  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Despite coming up through gymnastics in a recreation department, Whitefish Bay's Addie Gallun is one of the state's top gymnasts as a freshman.

For these two, decorated cars are just ducky  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Let's start with the why. Why cover your car in rubber ducks? "Just to make people smile," is Jen Mulder's answer. "There's enough not to be happy about these ...

West Allis Hale makes its inaugural five selections for newly established athletics Hall of Fame  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

West Allis Hale's newly established athletics Hall of Fame will welcome its first five members Feb. 22.

Greater Metro Conference will offer spring baseball in 2019, and more dominoes fall in the slow demise of summer baseball  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Greater Metro Conference athletics directors agreed Dec. 18 to offer baseball as a spring sport in 2019, the latest move in a flurry of activity suggesting that ...

Mukwonago hires former Fond du Lac head coach (and Arrowhead assistant) Gnewuch to lead football program  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Mike Gnewuch, a former coordinator at Arrowhead and head coach at Fond du Lac, has been tapped to take over the Mukwonago football coach.

Woman climbs onto the roof of car to escape after car slides into lagoon in South Milwaukee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A curved road along the Oak Creek Parkway combined with slippery conditions led one car into the lagoon early Jan. 12.

West girls hoops roundup: Tosa East downs Tosa West, earns first two GMC wins  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wauwatosa East's girls basketball team had dropped six of seven entering a back-to-back against conference foes Brookfield East and Wauwatosa West.

Wauwatosa West alumnus Tyrone Powell fulfilling NCAA Division 1 dream in Green Bay  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wauwatosa West alum Tyrone Powell has earned his spot on a Division 1 roster. Now he's looking to prove he belongs.

Craziness continues in Classic 8 boys basketball race  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Arrowhead fell to Muskego and is one of four teams lingering one game back of first-place Mukwonago in the Classic 8 boys basketball chase.

A man allegedly pulled up to two boys in a white pick-up truck and flashed a gun in South Milwaukee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. A white man driving a white pickup truck allegedly flashed a handgun at two children around Lake Drive and Badger Avenue, Jan. 9. An 8-year-old saw the ...

Eisenhower's run to state final marks our top Waukesha County Now sports story of 2017  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Several teams enjoyed huge seasons on the football field, and that's our top story in Waukesha County Now sports in 2017.

Waukesha County basketball roundup: Waukesha West boys earn big out-of-state win  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Waukesha West's boys basketball team earned a nonconference win over a top team from Iowa, while Mukwonago's girls basketball team won its eighth straight ...

Hartung Park built on 400 million years of history

Built on the site of a former quarry, Hartung Park isn't huge, but it's packed with amenities. It also celebrates its silurian period history, when millions of years ago, ...

Oak Creek police report: Suspect steals nearly $4,000 worth of cigarettes from Kwik Trip  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. Police are investigating a Dec. 25 theft at Kwik Trip, 7880 S. 10th St. According to police, the suspect pulled up to a pump in an early 2000s Pontiac Grand Am, ...

Sconnies of March: Which area basketball alumni are off to a hot start in NCAA conference play?  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Leading scorers, Mid-Major standouts and one player with a familiar last name for area sports fans -- they're all part of our Sconnies of March men's basketball ...

Out to fast start, Ice Bears boys hockey program led by Germantown freshman Andrew Butler  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Germantown freshman Andrew Butler brings an uncommon skill level to the ice for the Ice Bears co-op.

Franklin boys basketball seizes control of Southeast by finishing with a flourish in battle of two top-10 teams  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Franklin boys basketball team won its 11th straight game, downing a Racine Park team that appears to be its best competition for a Southeast title.

City slogans help define communities in suburban Milwaukee — or not  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cedarburg is historic, Cudahy has generations of pride. Here's a lighthearted look at the slogans and nicknames for some of the suburban communities ...

Oconomowoc's Briggs twins headed to play soccer at Creighton University  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oconomowoc's Briggs brothers, who both were huge components to the Raccoons' soccer team, will continue their careers at NCAA Division I Creighton.

Elmbrook: Mark Hansen Will Be Next Superintendent

Brookfield, WI - The district issued a press release Friday morning saying it had reached a contract agreement to hire Pewaukee Schools administrator Mark ...

'Community' creator Dan Harmon plays D&D on home turf at Majestic  Capital Times

You can't go home again. But Dan Harmon can get within 70 or so miles of it.

Police release names of those involved in early morning Oak Creek homicide  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

OAK CREEK - Police have released the names of those involved in an early morning incident in which a 48-year-old woman was killed and her 24-year-old son ...

Brookfield East girls volleyball coach Chris Polowy resigns  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

After 10 seasons, Chris Polowy has resigned as Brookfield East's girls volleyball coach.

Radcliffe: The seven sports stories I loved to tell in 2017 and six amazing performances you may have missed  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

There's no getting around the fact that 2017 brought massive change to the Now News Group sports desk. Our staff was cut from six writers to two, forcing us to ...

Arrowhead girls now ranked No. 1 in state basketball  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Arrowhead girls basketball team moved up to No. 1 in the Division 1 state poll after recording a 14th consecutive victory.

Greenfield, Greendale, Hales Corners police reports: Famous Dave's manager robbed at knifepoint  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Police reports from Greenfield, Greendale and Hales Corners.

Farrar delivers jaw-dropping performances —​​​​​​​ including state-record time —​​​​​​​ at Classic 8/Greater Metro Conference swim meet  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Arrowhead's Lucas Farrar had a monumental day at the Classic 8/Greater Metro swimming and diving meet, taking one new state record and settling merely for ...

Experience gained last season helping Waukesha West boys basketball burst onto scene as a contender  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An improved defense and a battle-tested roster has Waukesha West out to a strong start to the season.

Joey Tilley is next man up for Whitnall boys basketball team  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Whitnall senior Joey Tilley is the hardworking complement to top scorer Tyler Herro, but he's also shown he can step up when called upon.

Franklin Police Report: McDonald's employee threatens to 'beat up' and 'stab' co-workers if they mess up his cheeseburger  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. The general manager of McDonald's, 7501 W. Rawson Ave., reported Dec. 15 that a 16-year-old male employee threatened two other employees, saying he ...

Lake Country Lutheran's Andersen named Gatorade Player of the Year in girls volleyball  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Lake Country Lutheran standout girls volleyball player Brooke Andersen was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Wisconsin after leading the ...

Even as she approaches scoring milestones, St. Thomas More's Brianna Flayter wants teammates involved first. It's paying off.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

St. Thomas More senior Brianna Flayter came into the week of Jan. 22 with 926 career points, and within shouting distance of Chantel Newman's school record ...

For fourth straight season, Hamilton's Mary Kremer leading Arrowhead hockey co-op in scoring  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Arrowhead picked the right time to forge a co-op with Hamilton High School in girls hockey. In her four years within the program, Hamilton's Mary Kremer has led ...

It will always be home: Bucyrus Foundation awards $200K grant to South Milwaukee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Bucyrus Foundation is awarding a $200000 grant to the city the former manufacturing giant called home for 118 years.

House Confidential: Rembert Weakland's Blandly Secular Apartment  urbanmilwaukee

Rejected in his attempts to live among fellow monks, Weakland resides anonymously in a south side seniors complex.

Ryley Clark, once part of successful Franklin youth program with Diener family, finding his shot midway through senior year  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Clear across the Milwaukee metro, Ryley Clark still remains great friends with Cedarburg's John Diener. The two grew up together in the Franklin youth ...

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