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Kids Making a Difference

Too often, you hear people talk about kids and their sense of entitlement. I would like to share a story about a fantastic group of kids who are quite...

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Greenfield Resident Turns 100

My Grandmother, Jessie (Jackie) Toppe, will be turning 100 years old on December 4th. She has lived in Greenfield since 2007, moving in with my parents after my grandfather died. She has...

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5 Things you should know about diabetic eye disease

November is “National Diabetes Awareness Month” Diabetes is reaching epidemic levels in the U.S. Chances are you know (or are) one of the 25.8 million Americans with the disease. If so,...

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Ken Skowronski Leads 82nd District GOP Primary Field in Fundraising

By Kyle Maichle-Editor of Wisconsin Election Watch, FRANKLIN – Recently released figures from the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board show that Ken Skowronski leads all the Republican primary challengers in the 82nd...

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Raffle Raising Funds for Those Affected by Multiple Sclerosis

A 2014 Polaris Ranger utility task vehicle (UTV) is the first place prize in a raffle to support multiple sclerosis-related research, programs and services. The Polaris Ranger 500 EFI includes a...

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Protect your Winter Landscape from Hungry Wildlife

There’s no doubt that managing critters in the landscape can be a challenge especially as food supplies start to dwindle. If you are battling with rabbits, deer, groundhogs or other...

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Stand Up and Be a Hero for Our Veterans

The new Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteers for Veterans Program connects volunteers who are 55 and older with local partner agencies serving veterans and their families. Volunteer...

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Melinda Myers to Lead "Fall Finale" Garden Walks at Boerner Botanical Gardens on Sat., Oct. 5!

Gardening expert, TV/radio host, author and columnist Melinda Myers will lead two “Fall Finale” garden walks at Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Drive in Hales Corners on Saturday, Oct. 5....

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Local Eye MDs Advise: Don’t let cataracts cloud your vision

Learn about the most common surgery for older adults If you live long enough, you will probably develop one. In fact, six out of 10 people over age 60, and almost...

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Church Opens Little Free Library

The Little Free Library located at Faith Presbyterian Church is open for business at 3800 W. Rawson Avenue, Franklin. A project of the church Deacons, the Little Free Library, has...

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Wisconsin Ranks 20th for Senior Health

United Health Foundation commissioned the America’s Health Rankings Senior Report to examine the health challenges affecting today’s seniors and to encourage the nation and local communities to find ways to...

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Simple steps beforehand can aid the healing process after surgery

By Hsieng Su, M.D. Getting ready for ready surgery can raise anxiety and lead to questions about the healing process. However, there are several easy ways to ensure a good surgical...

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Children's Medical Grants Now Available in Wisconsin from the UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered,...

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Catholic Singles Beach Party Dance

Catholic Singles Beach Party Dance, Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Saint Rita Parish, 2318 South 61 Street, West Allis. Dance between 7:00 and 11:00pm to the music of the "Chuch Travis...

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County reform helps communities

I have had the great privilege of serving as president and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin and working with Milwaukee's Hispanic community for almost a quarter...

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Catholic Singles April Showers Dance

Catholic Singles April Showers Dance, Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Saint Rita Parish, 2318 South 61 Street, West Allis. Dancing between 7:00 and 11:00PM to the music of "Best of Everything";...

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Camp Scholarships Available for Children Affected by Multiple Sclerosis

National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Wisconsin Chapter’s Camp Scholarship Program helps children attend the summer camp of their choice. Applications are being accepted for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society-Wisconsin Chapter Camp Scholarship Program,...

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Holy Apostles Fish Fry

HOLY APOSTLES FISH FRY located in the school gym at 159th and National Avenue in New Berlin. DATES: March 29th & April 12th TIME: 4:00-7:00 pm PRICES: $10.50 adults; $9.50 seniors;...

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Catholic Singles Dance

Catholic Singles Saint Patrick Day Dance, Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Saint Rita Parish, 2318 South 61 Street, West Allis. Dance to the music of "Nostalgia" between 7:00 and 11:00pm; doors...

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Longtime Glaucoma Patient in a League of Her Own

At age 94, Marjorie Peters is as full of spunk as she was as a sports trailblazer in the first female professional baseball league during World War II. Peters played from...

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Community Watch

» 27th Annual Now All-Suburban Football Team 12/11

» 2015 All-Suburban Football Team in photos 12/9

» January closing set for Roosevelt School in West Allis 12/8

» Some West Allis parents want Walker Elementary to be through grade 8 12/8

» Whitnall High student barred from grounds after threatening remarks 12/4

» Reasons found for $14 million in red ink in West Allis-West Milwaukee 12/3

» A roundup of 2015 holiday events in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country 12/2

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in November 12/1

» West Allis names interim police chief, due to Padgett's retirement 11/30

» West Allis building to be renovated for fitness center 11/30

» West Milwaukee school finds a mindful minute goes a long way 11/28

» Mother of 2, day care center director named to Greenfield School Board 11/24

» Greenfield police dispatch two coyotes reported as aggressive 11/24

» Making way for project, Layton Avenue Baptist Church has new location 11/24

» Full advisory committee endorses West Allis high school boundary plan 11/23

» $2 Budget South Cinemas in Greenfield closes as of Monday, Nov. 23 11/23

» Christmas deadline nears for Holiday Helper donations in West Allis 11/23

» Updated state championship game rankings of area prep football teams and players 11/19

» Whitnall participates in global education conference in Washington 11/18

» Plans for National Avenue upgrade in West Allis ready for public input 11/17

» Greenfield residents worried about coyotes get reassurance, advice Updated:  11/17

» Draft ordinance to allow beekeeping in Greenfield clears health board 11/17

» Steering committee recommends West Allis high school boundary plan 11/16

» 169 smoke alarms installed in high-risk West Allis neighborhood 11/16

» Hay wagon collects ton of love for needy West Allis families Saturday 11/16

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