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Johnson Creek Menards theft suspect sought by police

JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. - Johnson Creek police are asking for the public's help to identify a theft suspect caught on camera. Officials noted in a Wisconsin Crime Alert that the suspect stole merchandise from the Menards on Wright Road in Johnson Creek on the evening of Friday, June 24. The alert indicates the woman (seen above) pushed a cart full of merchandise out of the store.
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Large crowd expected Tuesday, June 28 at Hartford JT.1 School District Board meeting

June 27, 2022 – Hartford, WI – There’s expected to be a large turnout at the Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Hartford Joint 1 School Board meeting. Early word is members of the public are looking to address an investigative story aired on Fox6 TV involving the superintendent’s wife, Cindy Smits, who was hired by CESA 6 for a new position funded by money from Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief, also known as ESSER grants. Click HERE for the full story.
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Muskego man charged in Greenfield hit-and-run bound over for trial

GREENFIELD, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Muskego man charged for a hit-and-run accident in Greenfield was bound over for trial. Thirty-four-year-old Walter Grebe is charged with hit-and-run causing great bodily harm. He appeared virtually Monday, June 27, and waived his preliminary hearing. Grebe's charge stems from an incident in May...
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Cardinals' Jack Flaherty back on injured list after three starts; Harrison Bader also hits IL

The St. Louis Cardinals entered Monday a game behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central. If the Cardinals are to overtake the Brewers in the near term, they'll have to do it without right-hander Jack Flaherty (shoulder strain) and center fielder Harrison Bader (plantar fasciitis), both of whom were placed on the injured list ahead of Monday's game against the Miami Marlins. In corresponding moves, the Cardinals promoted righty James Naile and outfielder Conner Capel from the minors.
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A taste of Poland in Waukesha

WAUKESHA — What started out as a way to raise money for her home country has become a growing side hustle for Patty Kolodziej, who quickly discovered there was a hunger for her homemade Polish kolaczki cookies and baked paczki doughnuts. Born in Poland, but having immigrated to the...

Rising pop singer Nessa Barrett drops out of Summerfest in Milwaukee after death of 'best friend' Cooper Noriega

Rising pop artist Nessa Barrett will no longer be headlining Summerfest on Thursday. She announced on Instagram Sunday that she was dropping out of the Milwaukee music festival so she had "time to heal" following the death of her "best friend," fellow popular TikTok creator Cooper Noriega. Noriega, 19, was found dead June 9 in Los Angeles. A cause of death has not been revealed.

Milwaukee's Jazz in the Park returns July 21

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee's Jazz in the Park is back starting Thursday, July 21 at Cathedral Square Park. A news release says throughout the summer on Thursday nights at Cathedral Square Park, a feature band will be playing, running through Sept. 29. The free concert series in Cathedral Square Park opens...

The Wauwatosa School Board is interviewing candidates to fill the seat vacated by Steve Doman's abrupt resignation

The Wauwatosa School Board will choose from seven candidates to fill a vacant board seat left after the board's president abruptly resigned in May. Board members received applications from Todd Dahlgren, who unsuccessfully ran for board seat 3 in April, Dori Davenport, Chris Garza, John Jackson, John Larry, Aaron Routhe and Jessica Willis. Current board members will interview each of the seven candidates at a special Wauwatosa School Board meeting Monday night.

3-year-old boy rescued from burning home released from hospital

A 3-year-old boy who West Allis first responders rescued from a burning home a week ago was released from the hospital. M.J. Sancinati Struck's mom said he's doing great. She said he knows something is off since he didn't return to his home that was destroyed in the fire, but otherwise, he's acting like a normal toddler.

Takeaways (and some story alterations) from 'Rise,' the Disney+ movie about the life of Giannis Antetokounmpo

The almost unfathomable real-life story of Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo was given the Disney treatment with the Friday release of "Rise," a chronicle of his journey as the child of undocumented Nigerian immigrants in Greece to basketball fame. The family-friendly movie follows young Giannis and brother Thanasis as they discover the sport...
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Milwaukee committee proposes repeal of state's abortion ban

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A resolution that would send lobbyists to Madison in effort to repeal Wisconsin's criminal abortion ban is making its way through Milwaukee city government. The resolution passed through the Steering and Rules Committee with no objections on Monday, June 27. While there's not much local elected...

A Milwaukee Patio for Every Occasion

This story is part of our Summer Guide from the June Issue of Milwaukee Magazine. To read our full guide to summer fun, order your copy today!. If New England seafood-inspired cuisine, plus a disarming, unparalleled view of Lake Michigan capture your Down East-loving heart… lock down a table on Harbor House’s spacious deck, the next-best thing to being on a sailboat.

Wisconsin abortion ban: Milwaukee leaders urge repeal in committee vote

MILWAUKEE - Sending a message, Milwaukee city leaders are trying to urge state lawmakers to repeal Wisconsin's 1849 abortion ban. Now that abortion laws are in state hands, Wisconsin reverts to an 1849 law that bans them. Some city leaders sent a message to state lawmakers Monday, June 27 in hopes of resuming abortions in the near future."

The Black Nite Brawl: Milwaukee’s Place in LGBTQ History

Generally, the most positive outcome of any bar fight is for everything to be settled and forgotten as quickly as possible. This is the story of a bar brawl that couldn’t stay buried because sometimes history is a shameless gossip. A basic version of events, stripped of context and embellishment, goes like this: