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UW-Milwaukee Libraries LGBT Collection Receives Major Donation

Local philanthropist Will Radler has donated $65,000 to the UWM Libraries' LGBT Collection in honor of fellow philanthropist Joseph Pabst. Cream City Foundation will facilitate the donation. Radler chose to honor...

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Milwaukee/NARI Offers Tips and Suggestions for Updating the Garage

A home’s garage has traditionally been viewed simply as a place to park vehicles, but the general attitude towards the garage is different today, according to experts from the Milwaukee/NARI...

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Applicants Sought for Summit Credit Union's 6th-Annual 'Project Money'

“The past 7 months have been some of the toughest, yet most rewarding months for our family.” “We used to hate talking about money and it was a real stress...

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The Y's new family group exercise program disguises exercise as fun

The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee has launched Recess Lab®, an innovative family group exercise program that disguises exercise as fun and is aimed at decreasing childhood obesity. Recess Lab® is a...

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UW-Extension Pruning Workshops Offered

UW-Extension in Waukesha and Milwaukee counties are offering two hands-on pruning workshops in March. Pruning workshops will be held on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at...

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How to overcome a fear of flying

Twice a year, General Mitchell International Airport offers a class to help individuals overcoming a fear of flying. If you know someone who wants to see the world, but...

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5 Things you should know about GLAUCOMA

January is “National Glaucoma Awareness Month” Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the U.S., affecting more than four million Americans of all ages and races. But loss of sight...

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5 Things you should know about GLAUCOMA

January is “National Glaucoma Awareness Month” Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the U.S., affecting more than four million Americans of all ages and races. But loss of sight...

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Home About Us Elections Blog News Alerts Media Contact Us Ken Skowronski Leads Fundraising Leading Into December 17th Special Election

By Kyle Maichle, Editor of Wisconsin Election Watch, FRANKLIN – Republican candidate Ken Skowronski for the 82nd Assembly District leads his Democratic challenger in fundraising more than a week out from...

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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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Community Watch

» New West Allis elementary math program to give deeper understanding 5/31

» Missing West Allis woman's body identified in South Dakota Updated:  5/28

» Milwaukee man, 37, charged with sexual assault of a child in West Allis Updated:  5/27

» Roundup of 2016 Memorial Day events in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country 5/27

» Greenfield man facing possible charges after threatening women with loaded gun Updated:  5/26

» 2 men sentenced in attempted carjackings in Greenfield, Oak Creek 5/25

» Light poles, electric wires down after traffic accident in Greenfield Updated:  5/25

» Body in parking lot identified as West Milwaukee man, 23 5/24

» Initial Reaction: Talking with star Waukesha soccer players Dani Rhodes, Emily Cervantes Updated:  5/24

» Death investigation after body of a man is found in West Milwaukee 5/24

» State Fair raises rescinded, converted to one-time bonuses 5/23

» Ex-Derzon Coins operator ordered to pay estate $1.2 million 5/22

» Video shows Greenfield police technique to end chase 5/21

» Review: Cream City actors connect in 'Same Time, Next Year' Updated:  5/21

» $26 million upgrade for Greenfield schools ready to go forward Updated:  5/19

» Oak Creek stuns Whitnall, 12-2, in battle of softball powers 5/19

» Input to be sought on Highway 100 project in West Allis, Greenfield 5/17

» A 'Green' exhibit to lift environs of Inspiration Studios in West Allis 5/17

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A chat with award-winning sportscaster Dennis Krause Updated:  5/17

» Edgerton Avenue project features sidewalks and wider road 5/17

» West Allis might switch to carts and mixing all recyclables together 5/17

» Man who chased girl in alley sought by West Allis police 5/12

» Greenfield Highlands clears plan commission, headed for council 5/11

» Two appeals so far in Greenfield concerning beekeeping permits 5/10

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A look at talented Arrowhead baseball team 5/10

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