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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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Greendale Middle School Students Displayed At Milwaukee Regional Art Fair

Artwork created by Greendale Middle School (GMS) students is on display as part of the Seventh Annual Milwaukee Regional Art Fair at the Oconomowoc Art Center, 641 East Forest Street,...

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Emerald Ash Borer Threat Increases with Confirmed Case in Village of Greendale

While both Wisconsin trees and Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) are dormant during the winter season, the spring spread of this tree-killing borer is just months away. With millions of ash...

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Community Watch

» Roosevelt School playground won't be sold but future still in doubt 10/14

» Free salads offered today at the new Ultimate Salad Bar in West Allis 10/9

» Semi rolls over on I-894 overpass; Greenfield Avenue could close Updated:  10/7

» Greenfield starts review of proposed 2016 city budget 10/6

» Large off-price chain Ross Dress for Less to debut in metro market in West Allis 10/6

» Milwaukee suburbs trick-or-treat times 2015 10/5

» 2 lanes reopened on I-94 near West Allis after closure because of crash Updated:  10/3

» Fight at West Allis Central leads to precautionary measures 10/2

» Sendik's plans West Milwaukee supermarket Updated:  9/30

» Greenfield School Board to fill vacancy by appointment 9/29

» More known about $6.4 million overrun at West Allis-West Milwaukee 9/28

» West Allis drowning in traffic avoiding Zoo Interchange construction Updated:  9/25

» Amphitheater plan in Greenfield moves along with help of impact fees 9/24

» Attendant to oversee Greenfield solid waste drop-off site 9/24

» Police seek help to identify 3 people involved in Greenfield burglary 9/24

» Dec. 7 deadline set for pot-bellied pig to be out of West Allis 9/22

» Little interest in hearing on West Allis-West Milwaukee 'red' budget 9/22

» Tax levy down in projected school budget 9/18

» Ditch won't stop $150 million proposed commercial, residential project in Greenfield 9/17

» Off-price retailer Ross Dress for Less to launch three Wisconsin stores Oct. 10 9/17

» Partnership buys Barnes & Noble Center in Greenfield 9/17

» No pigs allowed, but what about chickens in West Allis? 9/15

» Ordinance allowing beekeeping to be drafted in Greenfield 9/11

» Proposed Greenfield lease of Kulwicki Park not considered Tuesday 9/9

» IRS scam returns to West Allis, police warn 9/1

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