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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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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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Community Watch

» Double Dragon in West Allis closes after 35 years 4/7

» Milwaukee firefighter suspected in drunken driving deaths Updated:  4/6

» Newcomer tops two incumbents in race for Greenfield School Board 4/6

» Incumbents win day in West Allis districts 2 and 4 in spring election 4/6

» Milwaukee man wounded in West Allis shooting 4/5

» West Allis resident to pay for curbs aiding state fair parking 4/5

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in March 4/5

» Former Budget South Cinemas in Greenfield to be razed soon 4/1

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Chatting with Milwaukee Brewers beat writer Adam McCalvy 4/1

» Hales Corners Woman's Club to offer scholarships to two high school seniors 3/31

» Developer sends out feelers for Greenfield's help for $30 million plan 3/29

» Video: West Allis Central's victorius David and Goliath robotics team battling for cash 3/28

» West Allis' Blue Collar Bruisers robotic team advances to World competition 3/28

» Greenfield home sustains estimated $35,000 damage in Easter morning fire 3/28

» Long arm of law reaches out to help elderly mother in Greenfield 3/24

» West Allis school officials say 2013 embezzlment of PTA now closed case 3/23

» Whitnall boys basketball team falls short in WIAA Division 2 state semifinal 3/18

» Greenfield, West Allis police offer safe place for Internet transactions 3/15

» West Allis Central bomb scare suspect, 16, to be tried as a juvenile Updated:  3/15

» West Allis Central High bomb scare suspect charged with two felonies Updated:  3/16

» A chance meeting brings joy to boy with garbage truck dreams 3/15

» Chapman School area development to return for 1st Greenfield approvals 3/15

» Hearing to be held for brewery asking to open in West Allis 3/14

» Updated rankings of area prep boys and girls basketball teams and players 3/14

» 68 Degrees of Separation: Finding a Wisconsin tie to every team in the Big Dance Updated:  3/14

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