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2015 Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books Announces Century Fence Essay Contest Winners

WAUKESHA – The Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books is an annual community celebration of literacy and the arts, where local and national authors and readers of all ages come together...

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Oak Creek School Proposed Redistricting Segregates Franklin residents to One School

The New Oak Creek-Franklin Superintendent and ADHOC Community Task Force has proposed a 9-2 Final redistricting map that segregates all the Franklin residents in the Oak Creek school district into...

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WAWM Nurses Receive Special Training

This past July West Allis-West Milwaukee School District Nurses Suzette Chern and Marla Blom, along with our partner and sponsor from the West Allis Health Department,Yvonne Duemke and Sally Nusslock...

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Teaching. Learning and Trauma

Alverno College is hosting a forum on teaching, learning and trauma, and the best ways for educators to respond to students who bring experiences of trauma, family difficulty and community...

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MATC to Hold Open House at Oak Creek Campus Oct. 17

Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Oak Creek Campus will hold an open house from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 17, at the campus, 6665 S. Howell Ave. MATC will hold four open houses...

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New Berlin Girl Wants to Increase Awareness of Poverty and Malnutrition in Guatemala

Join us for an interactive, two-hour event, as we come together to help 
each other and our children understand the issues of hunger in a unique and meaningful way. You may think hunger...

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Alverno tops U.S. News & World Report list of “Most Innovative Schools”

Alverno College is ranked number one on the list of “Most Innovative Schools” among Regional Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 America’s Best Colleges guidebook. Colleges in this...

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Alverno College Students Awarded Scholarships

Several Alverno College students have been awarded scholarships for the 2015/2016 academic year. • Cecilia Marrero, an Education major, has been awarded the American Family Insurance Scholarship in the amount of $650. • Mariah...

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Character Education Recognized in South Milwaukee: South Milwaukee School District Earns State District of Character Award

(South Milwaukee, WI – August 25, 2015) – Superintendent Dr. Rita Olson announced today that South Milwaukee School District received the State School District of Character Award from the Wisconsin...

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MCW Graduate School - Master & Certificate Programs Open House

The Medical College of Wisconsin Graduate School is hosting a Master Degree & Certificate Programs Open House on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Any and all prospective students are...

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Alverno College Awarded Two-Year College Ready Grant from Great Lakes

Alverno College was one of nine colleges and community-based organizations that received a College Ready grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. Nearly $270,000 will fund two full years...

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Alverno College Elects Don Layden Chair of the Board of Trustees

Alverno College, ranked first in the Midwest for doing “the best job of educating undergrads” by U.S. News & World Report, announced the election of Don Layden to chair of...

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Registration Open K-3 through 8th Grade at St. Martin of Tours School

St. Martin of Tours currently has open registration for grades K-3 through 8th. St. Martin of Tours School is a small and vibrant school with strong academics and a...

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Wisconsin Wins: Thank You Retailers

The Wisconsin Wins Program is a campaign designed to decrease youth access to tobacco products. The Tobacco-Free Suburban Milwaukee and Ozaukee County MJC has been conducting retail compliance checks in...

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Students of All Abilities Enjoy Camp Greendale

Camp Greendale, a day camp for students of all abilities aged 5-12, was held June 15-19 at St. Luke's Church in Greendale. While students participated in traditional camp activities, the...

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GHS Rising Senior Elected Governor of Badger Boys State

GHS Rising Senior Elected Governor of Badger Boys State, State Delegate to Boys Nation Congratulations to Greendale High School student Jacob Malinowski, who has been elected by his peers as Governor...

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Thankful for a tobacco-free Dad

My name is Chula and I want to share this story about my dad with everyone. My dad is an amazing dad he has always been there for me and...

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One Daughter's Plea to Her Smoker-Dad on Father's Day

When I was young, my dad didn’t help me learn how to tie my shoes, learn my ABCs or multiplication tables. Instead, he was too busy smoking into the fireplace,...

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Alverno College Appoints Kevin Casey Dean of Arts and Sciences

Kevin Casey, Ph.D., has been appointed Dean of Alverno College’s School of Arts and Sciences. In this role, he will provide leadership to the School of Arts and Sciences and...

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Alverno College Introduces New Flexible Degree Program

Alverno College is launching a new hybrid degree program that blends online and in-class learning, designed to be a more flexible option for working women. The program includes three majors...

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Community Watch

» Man sought in Muskego arson fire 5/5

» Cinema going down, shopping strip, more Greenfield Highlands may go up 5/5

» Complaint: Paranoid behavior preceded random freeway shooting Updated:  5/4

» Mother dies in drive-by shooting, suspect in West Allis killing eyed Updated:  5/3

» West Allis school officials contemplate opening a medical clinic for its employees to save money 5/3

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Schobert, Watt, Packers and social media foibles of NFL Draft 5/2

» Illinois family returning from Dells randomly targeted in freeway shooting Updated:  5/2

» West Allis woman wins $50,000 in Powerball 4/28

» West Allis contemplating $80 million referendum to build a new Central High School Updated:  4/26

» Jack Miller resigns as Greenfield High School boys basketball coach Updated:  4/26

» Whitnall gets new school district superintendent 4/26

» Parties in the sky coming to House of Harley in Greenfield 4/26

» West Allis police ask help in 1995 disappearance of woman 4/25

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Previewing NFL Draft with Rob Reischel and Nathan Tanguay 4/25

» Whitnall names Lisa Olson superintendent of schools Updated:  4/22

» West Allis to use 'free money' to fix Reservoir Park play equipment Updated:  4/22

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Realignment in area conferences and the status of girls/women's basketball in Wisconsin 4/21

» 84 South retail, multifamily development along Layton Avenue in Greenfield could add $115 million to tax base Updated:  4/19

» Awaiting their wheels, Stuffed food truck owners sell pierogi at a West Allis bar 4/19

» Whitnall School Board narrows superintendent search to two candidates 4/12

» Two teenage boys arrested in connection with one of last month's bomb scares at West Allis Central Updated:  4/12

» Police issue scam alert for area businesses 4/12

» West Allis police block off area for tactical situation 4/12

» Authorities search for missing 81-year-old woman 4/11

» Whitnall High School booster club asks businesses to help support 18th annual Falcon Fest 4/11

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We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

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