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Read social media story of Division 2 Level 1 football playoffs games

Oct. 26, 2013 8:43 a.m. | Homestead, South Milwaukee, Messmer/Shorewood, Brookfield Central, Sussex Hamilton, Whitefish Bay, Brookfield East and Greenfield all faced off in Level 1 of the WIAA football playoffs Friday.

As always, fans and reporters were on Twitter and other social networks. Read the MyCommunityNOW Storify social media story of the games.

Milwaukee County offering free golf

Oct. 23, 2013 3:29 p.m. | From Oct. 23-25, those who rent a $10 golf cart at six Milwaukee County Parks golf courses will have green fees waived.

For parties, each player would pay $10 for a share of an available cart and play for free. If all carts are rented golfers may walk on for free.

"The weather is beautiful — it's just a bit cooler," said Assistant Recreation Chief Joe Mronzinski. "There's still time to get some quality play in this season, and for the next three days, your green fee is free."

Reservations can be made over the phone at (414) 475-6222 or online at milwaukeecountygolfcourses.com.

Participating courses are:

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Greenfield police officer accused of misconduct

Oct. 23, 2013 1:12 p.m. | A preliminary hearing will be held by the Greenfield Police and Fire Commission on whether to fire a police officer who is accused of flinging a woman in custody into a holding cell and calling her a vulgar name.

The preliminary hearing before the Police and Fire Commission will be held at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 2 in the municipal court, 5300 W. Layton Ave.

Officer Thomas Roszak has been charged by the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office with misconduct in the July 27 incident at the Greenfield Police Station. According to the complaint, Roszak was helping book a woman for drunken driving and fleeing an officer when the woman refused to return to the holding cell. According to the complaint, she put her hands on his chest and told Roszak that she hated him.

He is alleged to have lifted her up and carried her vertically to the cell and to have tossed her in. The complaint says she fell to the floor, hitting a stool affixed to the floor on her way down. The complaint says she suffered bruises, but that the officer called her a vulgar name and closed the cell door without checking for injuries.

Police Chief Bradley Wentlandt is seeking to dismiss Roszak.

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Homestead secures spot atop suburban football poll

Oct. 14, 2013 9:15 a.m. | The Homestead football team retains its No. 1 ranking in the NOW/Lake Country suburban football poll by holding off a rally by Germantown to clinch at least a share of its 13th consecutive North Shore Conference title.

You can see the rest of the teams ranked in the poll, get a capsule look at schools who have clinched playoff spots, learn what coaches really think, and much more at the Push for the Playoffs special section.

Go to NOW/LakeCountry Push for the Playoffs.

Suburban Milwaukee trick-or-treat times now online

Oct. 07, 2013 12:40 p.m. | We've just posted our comprehensive listing of 2013 suburban Milwaukee trick-or-treat times, featuring activities from Milwaukee County, Ozaukee County, Washington County and Waukesha County.

2013 suburban Milwaukee trick-or-treat times.

Read social media story of Greenfield at Brown Deer football game

Oct. 05, 2013 8:41 a.m. | The winner of the Oct. 4 matchup featuring Greenfield at Brown Deer will have much better positioning for a playoff berth.

And, as always, fans and reporters were on Twitter and other social networks. Read the MyCommunityNOW Storify social media story of the game.

Baun rushes for 231 yards as Brown Deer beats Greenfield

Oct. 04, 2013 10:51 p.m. | Both the Brown Deer and Greenfield football teams displayed heart and character Friday night in a key Woodland Conference East battle. But only the Falcons had junior quarterback Zack Baun.

For after the Hustlin' Hawks Tyler Dorfner burst up the middle for a 17-yard touchdown with 8:28 left to give Greenfield its first lead of the night at 27-24, Baun worked some of his characteristic magic.

He broke a few tackles on a run up the middle and then burst into the open for a 67-yard TD run that gave Brown Deer the lead for good at the 7:17 mark.

"I see the opening, try to visualize it and then get through it before it closes," said Baun. "It was fun tonight. The crowd was crazy, and I could see the team light up. It (that touchdown) really gave us a spark of energy."

Then after the defense, keyed by a 10-yard corner blitz sack by Nick Coleman, made a key stop, Baun sealed the deal by closing out a seven-play drive with a 28-yard dance around the edge to make it 38-27 with 2:43 to go.

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