Waukesha County, WI

Waukesha County, WIGreater Milwaukee Today

Highway construction planned in Waukesha County

WAUKESHA, WI – Construction is scheduled to begin on July 7 on a Waukesha County Public Works project to rehabilitate the County Trunk Highway D (Cleveland Avenue). The project extends from Calhoun Road to 124th Street in the City of New Berlin. Construction will continue through August. The project includes roadway resurfacing with asphalt pavement and rehabilitation of the Deer Creek bridge (culvert lining).
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Boating under influence enforcement campaign kicks off July 2

WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. - Fourth of July is known to be a day full of drinking and boating, but the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department Boat Patrol wants to make sure people aren't mixing the two. That's why the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department Boat Patrol will be taking part in the national Operation Dry Water from July 2 through July 4.
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Trash day in Waukesha: Residents upset over missed pickups, delays

WAUKESHA, Wis. - For some residents in Waukesha, trash day has become a moving target. "It can get overflowing," said Jeanne, a Waukesha resident. "They’ve been two days late -- a week late once." Since Advanced Disposal was bought out by Waste Management late in 2020, the company picked up...
Waukesha County, WIDaily Reporter

PHOTOS: Waukesha County courthouse addition nears completion

A new addition to the Waukesha County courthouse is nearing completion. The county's June newsletter included these photos from inside the new four-story addition to the courthouse. The new part of the building is on the site of an unused former jail that's close to the current county jail. The photos show one of the eight new ...
Delafield, WIGreater Milwaukee Today

Delafield gun club possibly being sold to new owner

DELAFIELD — A new chapter in the history of the controversial Hartland Sportsmen’s Club is being written by a former Waukesha County Technical College dean who later became a deputy assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Brian Dorow plans to purchase the 35-acre gun club complex near...
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Lake Country Family Fun

Local 4th of July Event Guide

Looking for all the local 4th of July parades, activities, and fireworks? Many communities are excited to bring back their favorite 4th of July activities in 2021. Lake Country Family Fun has been following these communities closely in the Waukesha County and surrounding area for all the fun with our Local 4th of July Event Guide, so you know what’s going on and what’s not. If you have a parade or firework display that is not listed please send an email to lakecountryfamilyfun@gmail(dot)com, and it will be added to the list! The fun isn’t only on the 4th of July, it actually starts in June! This is by far one of my favorite times of year, the small town USA spirit is truly alive in the Lake Country area to celebrate Independence Day!
Waukesha County, WIGreater Milwaukee Today

Housing crunch not going away anytime soon

WAUKESHA COUNTY — If there is one thing everyone in the greater Milwaukee area has talked about this year, it’s the almost crazed state of the local housing market. Stories of homes selling within a day or two of being listed and skyrocketing offers have left many would-be first-time buyers wondering if their dreams of home ownership might ever materialize.
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Rep. Sanfelippo Calls For National Guard To Patrol City

Waukesha County Republican said that armed troops patrolling the streets of Milwaukee is necessary for residents to feel like they don’t live in a “war-zone-like setting.”. Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (R–New Berlin), concerned about recent increases in violent crime in the state’s largest city, said in a news release Tuesday that...
Waukesha, WIGreater Milwaukee Today

YMCA summer education seeks to close COVID learning gap

WAUKESHA — Summer camps at the YMCA of Greater Waukesha County have an added element of importance and urgency this year, due to learning losses associated with COVID-19. With some learning disruptions stemming from the pandemic, some students have struggled. The YMCA of Greater Waukesha County will be hosting a variety of weekly summer camps at 14 sites through Aug. 27.
Waukesha County, WInewberlin.org

Waste Management Update 6/16

The on-going worker shortage problem is not just a New Berlin issue, other communities in the Waukesha County area are experiencing the same issues. We can assure you that all options are being explored at this time. Again, we apologize for the delays. We ask for your continued patience. Waste...
Madison, WIwtcsystem.edu

Waukesha teen graduates high school, college in same school year

While the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many students online, one Waukesha teen used the time home to her advantage – graduating from high school and college in the same school year. Nicole Cheesman is learning the ins and outs, working at the family business, Sussex Tool and Supply, but is still...
CBS 58

Two dead following motorcycle crash in Waukesha County

NORTH PRAIRIE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Two people are dead following a motorcycle crash in the Village of North Prairie on Saturday, June 12. Officials say it appears a motorcycle, driven by a 46-year-old man with a 57-year-old woman on the back, left the roadway, went into the culvert and then collided with a fence and a driveway.
New Berlin, WIGreater Milwaukee Today

New Berlin manufacturer to sponsor YMCA youth sports leagues

NEW BERLIN — Felss Rotaform, LLC, a New Berlin-based manufacturer has signed on to be the first Youth Sports Leagues Premier Sponsor for the YMCA of Greater Waukesha County. Financial terms of the relationship were not disclosed, according to a news release. “At Felss, we are committed to building strong,...
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Homicide trial set for Ixonia man

WAUKESHA — A judge determined Friday that a five-day jury trial will be scheduled for a 23-year-old Ixonia man charged with being a party to first-degree reckless homicide, reckless endangerment of safety and four counts of obstructing an officer, following the Dec. 13, 2019 opioid-related death of Sylvia J. Kush in the Town of Merton.
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Double fatal motorcycle crash in Waukesha County

NORTH PRAIRIE, Wis. - Officials were called to a motorcycle crash in the 200 block of Prairie View Drive in the Village of North Prairie around 11 p.m. Saturday. From the initial investigation, it appears a motorcycle operated by a 46-year-old male, with a 57-year-old-female passenger, left the roadway, went into the culvert and then collided with a fence and a driveway. Both individuals were pronounced deceased at the scene.