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Elmbrook Schools COVID reporting concerns parent

BROOKFIELD, Wis. - An Elmbrooks Schools parent is looking for answers after learning his child was exposed to someone with COVID-19 for days. Parents are left to speculate what might have happened after getting a notification that their child was exposed to someone who tested positive. They got an email indicated exposure could have happened over the course of two school weeks.
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Blowout: Franklin puts together statement win over Kenosha Bradford/Reuther Co-Op 42-3

Yes, Franklin looked superb in beating Kenosha Bradford/Reuther Co-Op, but no autographs please after its 42-3 victory in Wisconsin high school football on September 24. In recent action on September 10, Kenosha Bradford/Reuther Co-Op faced off against Oak Creek and Franklin took on Racine Park on September 10 at Franklin High School. For a full recap, click here.
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Teams inch closer to playoffs in week six of FOX6 High School Blitz

MILWAUKEE - As summer turns to fall, the high school football season ramps up towards the playoffs. The FOX6 High School Blitz Game of the Week featured Sussex Hamilton visiting West Allis Hale. Also in action were Greenfield vs. Shorewood/Messmer, Milwaukee King vs. Milwaukee Riverside, and Racine Horlick vs. Racine...

High school football Week 6 preview: Indian Trail at Oak Creek

Oak Creek (5-0, 3-0 Southeast Conference) Your membership makes our reporting possible. Last meeting: In the 2020 season opener at Jaskwhich Stadium last September, the Knights held the Hawks to 252 total yards and intercepted two passes in a 13-0 shutout victory. About Indian Trail: The Hawks snapped a three-game...
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New University of Wisconsin Athletic Director Chris McIntosh picks up where his mentor left off

This story starts in summer 1994, at a house in Pewaukee. University of Wisconsin–Madison head football coach Barry Alvarez and his offensive line coach, Bill Callahan, were there to offer an athletic scholarship to Pewaukee High School senior-to-be Chris McIntosh, a physically imposing — if unpolished — offensive lineman. The coaches were riding high,...

High school football Week 6 preview: Bradford at Franklin

A lot has happened in the world over the last 10 years. But one thing has not: A Kenosha County high school football team beating Franklin. On Sept. 2, 2011, Bradford shut out the Sabers, 25-0, in Franklin during the Red Devils' WIAA Division-1 state championship season. Since then, Franklin has played a county opponent 35 times and has won 35 times, most recently a 49-7 victory over Indian Trail at Jaskwhich Stadium three weeks ago in a Southeast Conference opener.

High school football Week 6 preview: Central at Waterford

Waterford (2-3, 1-2 Southern Lakes Conference) Last meeting: In the regular-season finale last November, the Wolverines racked up 303 rushing yards and scored 27 points in the third quarter en route to a 49-7 win in Paddock Lake. About Central: The Falcons dominated Delavan-Darien, 42-0, in an SLC shutout last...

High school football Week 6 preview: Tremper at Racine Case

Racine Case (0-2, 0-1 Southeast Conference) Your membership makes our reporting possible. Last meeting: The teams last met in Week 4 of the 2019 season at Hammes Field, and the Trojans scored 14 points in the second quarter to key a 27-14 win. ... Case did not play last fall and instead opted to play a spring schedule in 2021, while Tremper played in the fall.

Doctors say school mask policies, COVID-19 cases numbers related

School has been in session for a few weeks, and already, the number of positive COVID-19 cases are telling a story of mask effectiveness and spread of the virus. Here's how the schools match up. In Germantown, where masks are optional, cases are spiking right now at 111. In Greenfield,...

Former Franklin School Bricks For Sale

Racine Unified School District is selling bricks from Franklin School. Community members are welcome to purchase a piece of Racine’s history. The school was built in the 19th-century using cream city bricks in 1870. Franklin School was remodeled in 1899 and later expanded in 1921. Most recently, this building housed Walden III middle and high school students.
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UW System announces two additional universities have reached 70% threshold

MADISON, Wis.—The UW System announced today that two additional universities have now attained a 70 percent vaccination rate among students: UW Oshkosh and UW-Whitewater. “Thanks to the students and all the university employees at UW Oshkosh and UW-Whitewater for helping us reach this goal,” said UW System President Tommy Thompson. “Like me, they want to make our universities healthy and safe, and I know they have worked tirelessly to make today’s announcement possible.”
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Wisconsin COVID cases: School concerns in Milwaukee, Waukesha

MILWAUKEE - COVID-19 cases are surging across southeastern Wisconsin. Many of those cases are among school-aged children, and parents and school staff are calling for more to be done. The Milwaukee Teacher's Education Association (MTEA) wants to see a citywide mask mandate, saying it would help in the Milwaukee Public...

College Grads Are Leaving Republican Party

Supreme Court Chief Justice and famed conservative William Rehnquist grew up in Shorewood, described in one story as “a well-to-do Milwaukee suburb with lakeside mansions and well-kept bungalows” that was “a village full of Republicans.”. It remained reliably Republican into the 1970s, but by the 1980s began to change. Republican...