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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 ...

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 ...

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Brown Deer High School placed on lockdown because of Facebook post  WISN Milwaukee

A Facebook post forced a brief precautionary lockdown at Brown Deer Middle/High School Thursday afternoon.

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 ...

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.

‘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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Students in the North Shore say 'enough' during walk out to remember Parkland shooting victims  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Students at North Shore area school districts walked out of their schools March 14 in remembrance of the victims of the Parkland, Florida school shooting last ...

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.

“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 ...

Bernadine C. Brey  Ozaukee Press

Faith and family were Bernadine C. Brey's priorities in life, being a devoted mother, grandmother and church volunteer. Mrs. Brey of Fredonia died on Sunday, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Homestead girls make North Shore race interesting with upset of Slinger  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Homestead made the race for the North Shore Conference title in girls basketball much more interesting with an upset of Slinger.

Milwaukee Talks: WNOV's Sherwin Hughes

Sherwin Hughes, a talk show host on black-owned WNOV (AM-860), provides a much-needed African American voice on Milwaukee radio that offers black ...

“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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Sconnies of March: Blockton, Kostowicz, Ogunbowale, Cooks lead area alumni in NCAA Division 1 women's basketball  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Here's a look at some local women's basketball standouts who are enjoying strong seasons on the hardcourt at NCAA Division I destinations (including all of ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

North Shore boys hoops roundup: Cedarburg moves into first place outright in North Shore  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With a pair of wins and a loss by Homestead, Cedarburg moved into first place outright in the North Shore Conference.

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 ...

Five takeaways: Mukwonago 71, Waukesha West 57  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Mukwonago boys basketball team is now alone in first place in the Classic 8 after a win over Waukesha West on Jan. 12.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

St. Francis mayor recall election set for March 13, but mayor plans to appeal  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

ST. FRANCIS - The recall petition against Mayor CoryAnn St. Marie-Carls was certified, and the special election is planned for March 13. However, the mayor is ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Elmbrook: Mark Hansen Will Be Next Superintendent

The Elmbrook School Board will vote Tuesday to hire Mark Hansen as the district's next superintendent. Below is the press release the district issued Friday ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

'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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Siebert's buzzer beater lifts Menomonee Falls past Hamilton in thriller  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Buck Siebert's buzzer beater lifted Menomonee Falls to a rivalry win over Sussex Hamilton, the biggest outcome in our Northwest hoops roundup from last week.

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.

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 ...

Mukwonago native Tanguay works way back to field and other Milwaukee-area players competing in college football bowl games  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Nate Tanguay of Mukwonago is back competing for a national title after working his way back from an ACL injury, plus other area connections in bowl games.

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 ...

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 ...

Police auxiliary member, soldier, coach, and now an Oak Creek resident is running a patriotic athletic apparel company  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

If you think your schedule is full, Oak Creek resident Kevin Meyer may put it to shame.

With Konitzer leading the way, balanced Mukwonago sitting atop the Classic 8 Conference  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Bryce Konitzer has become the leading scorer for the Mukwonago basketball team despite balancing a promising baseball career.

MATC's Oak Creek campus looking to construct five-story protective services training tower  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

OAK CREEK - You wake up in the middle of the night sweating and having trouble breathing, look around and realize your fifth-floor apartment is on fire.

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 ...

Franklin's Tuckaway Country Club getting "brought into the 21st century" with $3.2 million expansion  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tuckaway Country Club will be “brought into the 21st century” according to Club President Brett Law with $3.2 million in improvements.

Sheboygan teacher joins Disney on Ice as skater  The Courier Life News

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Allison “Allye” Ritt, 29, is going to Disney. Not for vacation, but because she was recently accepted as a skater in the 2014-15 tour of ...

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.

Brookfield East grad Chris Vosters, 26-year-old rising star in broadcasting, calls basketball game on Big Ten Network  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From sandbox chatterbox to candid sports commentary, Chris Vosters appears destined to join the ranks of notable sportscasters.

Arrowhead boys move into sole possession of first place in Classic 8 basketball  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Arrowhead (5-2) moved into sole possession of first place in the Classic 8 Conference at 4-1 after a 79-61 win over Catholic Memorial on Dec. 19. Aleck Sharma ...

Wauwatosa East earns overtime win to complete season sweep of rival Wauwatosa West  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With an overtime victory, Wauwatosa East completed a season sweep of rival Wauwatosa West.

Pourvino enjoying and settling into the North Shore  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

GRAFTON – A couple of years after arriving from up north, a local wine bar and bistro and its owners are fully settled and enjoying life in the North Shore.

A big year for the Watt family marks our top Lake Country sports story of 2017  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Watt Family had a colossal year, and it's the lead story from Lake Country sports in 2017. A look at the other big items from the busy year.

Utah Jazz Preview: Five more crazy things about this year's roster  SLC Dunk

This seasons' Jazz team is like no other . . . in some pretty remarkable ways. Part deux.

Franklin Police Report: Suspect robs T-Mobile store at gunpoint  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. An armed robbery took place Dec. 23 at T-Mobile, 7017 S. 27th St. According to police, a black male in his mid-20s wearing black jeans, a black hooded ...

Brookfield Central football's run to the state final marks our top West sports story for 2017  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Brookfield Central football's run to the Division 2 state title game is the top sports story in West Now for 2017.

Five takeaways: New Berlin Eisenhower 90, Pewaukee 88 (OT)  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

New Berlin Eisenhower handed Pewaukee its first loss of the 2017-18 season when Joey Lang hit a late basket in overtime to account for the winning points.

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