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The Waukesha school firestorm grows hotter

On Wednesday afternoon, about 30 parents, students, teachers and community members gathered outside the Waukesha school administration building to announce that they were delivering a letter to the superintendent objecting to his policy of removing pro-LGBTQ signs from schools. One student stated, “We have suffered in more ways than I can count.” She outlined how […] The post The Waukesha school firestorm grows hotter appeared first on Wisconsin Examiner.
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Greater Milwaukee Today

Mixed use development proposed for Hwy 67

DOUSMAN — The Dousman Village Board will host a public hearing on Nov. 8 for an update on the comprehensive land use plan as it pertains to an approximately 150-acre development by MLG Capital on the corner of Highway 18 and Highway 67, according to village documents. Village Board Member...
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Greater Milwaukee Today

Dairy Queen opens in Oconomowoc

OCONOMOWOC — Area ice cream lovers are now able to get their favorite sweet treats from Dairy Queen in Oconomowoc as the fast food restaurant is now open at 1233 Corporate Center Drive. Dairy Queen is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
CBS 58

2 Milwaukee friends killed at separate locations hours apart

MILWAUKEE (CBS58)--Two friends shot to death hours apart in two different locations in Milwaukee. Family, friends and local leaders are looking for answers. The family of 39-year-old Alston Johnson spent Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 26 canvassing the area of 15th and Fiebrantz. They talked to neighbors and passed out flyers asking for information in the death of Johnson.
On Milwaukee

Gyro Thursday: Oakland Gyros

’Tis Dining Month, the tastiest time of year! This means we’re dishing up fun and fascinating food content throughout October. Dig in, Milwaukee!. OnMilwaukee's Molly Snyder is on a mission during Dining Month to find the best gyros in Milwaukee. Dare we say she’s “On The Lamb” this October?. Oakland...
Greater Milwaukee Today

Winter farmers market opening in downtown Waukesha

WAUKESHA — Good news for regulars at the Waukesha Farmers Market — Martha Merrell’s announced they will be hosting a winter farmers market at their business in downtown Waukesha this year. Owners Eve and Norm Bruce announced the news Tuesday on their Facebook page. Although the owner of Chef Pam’s...
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Check out this wild Halloween house on 84th in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The house at 3234 S. 84th St. in Milwaukee is packed in with Halloween decorations of all kinds. It's a big lot full of animatronic werewolves, headless horsemen, ghosts, skeletons, evil witches, and just about anything else you can think of. Homeowner Shannon Southern has...
Greater Milwaukee Today

Plans for Waukesha residential riverfront development approved

WAUKESHA — Plans for the three-building, 192-212 unit residential riverfront apartment development in downtown Waukesha along the Fox River were approved unanimously by the Plan Commission Wednesday night. The development will be located at a currently undeveloped site, next to Waukesha State Bank, bounded by East St. Paul Avenue to...
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Milwaukee mother, friend killed blocks from each other, reward offered

MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee family wants to know who killed their daughter and her friend. The 39-year-old woman's body was discovered Saturday morning, Oct. 23 at 15th and Fiebrantz. Her friend's body was found a couple of blocks away. Alston Johnson's family returned to the area where her body was...
Greater Milwaukee Today

A district in decline, or one of the best in the state?

MEQUON — A lot of numbers have been thrown out for consumption about the academic performance of students in the Mequon-Thiensville School District. The organizers of the Restore MTSD effort have shared countless graphics that show a decline in several areas and say that is why their four candidates in Tuesday’s recall election deserve to unseat four of the current board members.

VIDEO | Denim ‘n Grace introduce horses to students across Washington County

October 28, 2021 – Slinger, WI – The principal at Slinger Elementary was on the run this week as students cheered a cowboy on horseback who roped him with a lasso. That was just a small part of the show by Denim ‘n Grace, a Kewaskum-based horse drill team that has taken its show on the road with the intent of introducing students to horses.
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New, brazen video shows reckless driver spinning around MPD officers and cruiser

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- We're seeing new video of the latest reckless driving incident in Milwaukee. There have been a lot of reckless driving incidents in Milwaukee recently, from drag races to chases to driving through school yards. But this case seems to be one of the most brazen: the driver spins around police officers, they don't stop him, then he takes off.
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Miracle Treat Day is back at Dairy Queen!

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Dairy Queen is bringing back Miracle Treat Day!. On Thursday Oct. 28 only, DQ will donate at least $1 to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals when customers order a blizzard at participating locations. Eleven-year-old Libbie Coleman from Grafton is a big supporter of Miracle Treat Day. She...
Urban Milwaukee

Teachers Union Tony Evers Fails Wisconsin Students

[Madison, WI] – Student performance is cratering under self-proclaimed “education governor” Tony Evers. According to newly-released Department of Public Instruction data, standardized test scores are plummeting on Evers’ watch — despite the over $2 billion in state support added to K-12 education in recent years on top of the over $2.6 billion in federal COVID-19 aid sent to Wisconsin schools.