Kettle Moraine students try to distract Arrowhead's Jack Nate (5) as he inbounds the ball on Friday, Dec. 6, in the Classic 8 Conference opener.
- Photo gallery: Arrowhead vs. Kettle Moraine
It was finally Pewaukee’s turn. The Pirates girls basketball team hasn’t had much luck against Woodland rival New Berlin Eisenhower over the years, but the experienced PHS squad got the best of a young Lions team this time around.
- Photo gallery: Pewaukee vs. New Berlin Eisenhower
Pewaukee's boys basketball team delivered a statement victory Saturday night at the Fresh Coast Classic at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee.
Featured this week:
- Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus: 9-11 a.m. Dec. 14, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 20275 Davidson Road, Brookfield. Delicious food, gifts, visit with Santa, and fun. (262) 786-4298.
- Christmas Cookie Sale: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 14, Jerusalem Presbyterian Church, 207 W. Main St., Wales. Homemade cookies sold by the dozen. Craft project for kids. Chili and hot dogs for sale. Musical entertainment.
- Jubilate Chorale presents "This Little Babe": 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc. 4 p.m. Dec. 15, Ascension Lutheran Church, 1415 Dopp St., Waukesha. $7 - $15; Children under 12 are free (262) 560-0616, www.stjerome.org.
Theatre on Main presents ’Mame’: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14; 4 p.m. Dec. 15; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20; 2 p.m. and 7:30 Dec. 21, Theatre on Main, 25 S. Main St., Oconomowoc. $18 adults, $14 students and seniors (262) 560-0564 http://www.theatreonmain.org.
Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon.
Cheryl Woodworth had a couple goals when she retired 12 years ago.
Born on a dairy farm in Ashippun, Dave Zimmermann said he always contemplated a foray into politics.
The fate of Triad Group’s Hartland facility will rest on a creditor committee’s assessment of the real value of two competing offers for the company’s sales assets, which are being sold as part of Triad’s bankruptcy proceeding.
Candidates seeking office this spring were able to begin circulating nomination papers last week. Signatures are due Jan. 7; non-candidacy papers are due Dec. 27. If a primary is needed, it will be held Feb. 18. The general election is April 1.
As Wisconsin wrapped up the nine-day gun deer hunting season last week, the state Department of Natural Resources is pointing to cold weather to explain overall low harvesting numbers.
New documents released during the bankruptcy proceedings reveal that Triad management believes that it can make a successful return to the over-the-counter medical market as soon as March 2014 if its plan for reorganization is approved.
City of Pewaukee — The city is looking for a new logo, and you could be part of it.
Town of Oconomowoc — The town's salt shed will get some needed repairs next year.
Blame it on the Packers, Black Friday or even Black Thanksgiving, but whatever it was, donations reached but a trickle in the 23rd annual Yule Feed Families food drive.
Take care of the customer as if you were taking care of your family. Celebrating 100 years in business this month, Tobin's owners Dave and Doug Schultz said this philosophy remains No. 1 and is why the family-owned Oconomowoc staple remains successful.
Heather Carroll is donating 5 percent of all sales of proceeds from her business, Shamrock Soaps, to the Lake Area Free Clinic (LAFC). Carroll believes in making the world a better place one bath at a time. That's why she teams with organizations like LAFC that promote health, reduce violence and poverty and increase educational opportunities locally.
Village of Summit — A deadlock after two votes regarding plans for the proposed Tree Ridge Subdivision was broken Thursday night when Village President Jack Riley changed his yea for a nay vote to deny the subdivision overlay zoning reductions.
A 24-year-old Milwaukee man was charged with vehicle theft and battery, allegedly stealing his girlfriend’s car and driving to a family member’s house for Thanksgiving.
As you finish up leftover turkey and start holiday shopping, it's time to spread a little Christmas cheer. Many local municipalities are getting involved in throwing community holiday celebrations. Here are just a few of the events happening that may just get you into the holiday spirit.
The Mukwonago Chief's sixth annual Yule Feed Families event just kicked off last week but we're already off to a great start.
Mukwonago Area School District — With the number of information technology and computer-related jobs outpacing the number of college graduates, two new computer science courses will be offered at Mukwonago High School (MHS) next year, after the Mukwonago School Board approved Exploring Computer Science and Computer Science Principles on Nov. 4.
With critical systems on the verge of failing, "things literally falling apart," and Palmyra-Eagle Area School District (PEASD) students sitting with better technology at home than at school, Nexus Solutions President Michael David outlined a solution to improve PEASD facilities while keeping the impact on taxpayers to a minimum.
Village of Sussex — Police Services Director Captain Torin Misko of the Waukesha County Sheriff's department has been selected to attend the prestigious FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va. from Jan. 21 to March 28, of 2014.
Village of Butler — Members of the Butler Village Board will continue to receive the same level of compensation in 2014.
Village of Butler — The Butler Plan Commission is scheduled to discuss and possibly make recommendations on a proposed ordinance that could increase the presence of feathered fowl in the community.
Town of Lisbon — Donations raised at a golf fundraiser sponsored by local quarries more than a decade ago are being used to help the Lisbon Fire Department purchase some much needed life-saving equipment.
Victorian costumes, elves, carolers and more promise to greet you at Christmas in the Depot from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in Genesee Depot.
As nearly 39 million Americans hit the roads over Thanksgiving, sophomores at Kettle Moraine High School on Nov. 26 learned about the dangers of texting while driving and were urged to pledge to never text behind the wheel.
A Lake Country Twist
on holiday favorites
Click here for stories
on community pride
Do you have news or a nonprofit event that you would like to share with the community? Whether it's a community organization, a business, a local school, or a notable neighbor, we'd love to hear about it.
- CPA Presents - "Avner the Eccentric"
- Hamilton National Honor Society hosts food drive
- Hamilton students selected for Honors Band Festival
- Need some holiday gift ideas for that golfer in your life?
- Elation Dance Center Presents: Wonders of the Season
- Cornerstone Community Bank Hosting Cash Drive for Menomonee Falls Area Food Pantry
- Santa Lucia Festival & Craft Fair Dec. 7
- Local Chiropractors Discuss: Fun With Google Body Browser
Lake Country residents share their views on news, happenings and current events.
LivingLakeCountry.com features more than a dozen community bloggers - a group of volunteer conversation leaders who are up on the latest topics and never short on an opinion. Just a few are pictured here. Check out the rest and see what they have to say!
View All Blogs
Do you want to become a Community Blogger? LivingLakeCountry.com welcomes your thoughts and opinions. Contact us for more information:
I want to blog