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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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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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Community Watch

» 16-year-old Milwaukee boy arrested for two of three West Allis Central bomb threats 3/11

» Herro helps boost Whitnall boys basketball team past Waukesha North in sectional 3/10

» Bomb threat at West Allis Central High School for second time in a month Updated:  3/9

» Greenfield woman, 28, hit and pinned under car, dies 3/8

» Bomb scare empties West Allis Central High School for second day in a row Updated:  3/8

» This is how many shooting and bomb threats have been made in suburban Milwaukee schools since 2012 Updated:  3/8

» Whitnall Falcons Booster Club's 50/50 Raffle offers chance to win $5,000 3/7

» Whitnall High School celebrates 10 years of Disney's 'High School Musical' in spring production 3/3

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in February 3/1

» Drivers facing freeway hassles express patience at West Allis meeting 3/1

» Sale of former school to help pay for Greenfield school upgrades 3/1

» Prepare for 'worst summer of traffic' near Zoo Interchange; information meeting today Updated:  2/29

» Pick 'n Save employee struck by vehicle in store parking lot critical 2/26

» Layton Avenue Baptist Church making way for $115 million development 2/26

» Humane society offering reduced price neutering of male cats 2/23

» State Fair neighbors in West Allis face loss of parking income 2/23

» Development could spark renaissance, West Allis city officials say 2/23

» West Allis Home Depot to hold hiring fair Wednesday for 15 positions 2/22

» Farmers market inspires $62 million West Allis mixed-use project 2/22

» West Allis-West Milwaukee to protest WIAA splitting up high schools Updated:  2/17

» Raw video: Community summit provides sobering reminder of dangers of heroin addiction Updated:  2/17

» Sole Sisters running club to host fourth annual expo 2/17

» Whitnall parents invited to join focus groups, assist with superintendent search 2/16

» Aurora West Allis Medical Center seeks to raze apartments, add parking Updated:  2/16

» Elderly woman, 89, escapes carjacking in Greenfield strip mall by fighting back 2/16

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