Sports director JR Radcliffe and Time Warner Sports Channel's JP Cadorin discuss local sports. Latest episode: A look back at the first week of the football season, with major battles looming in Week 2.
Pewaukee's Emma Coursin competes in the 200-yard freestyle event of the 20th annual Fountainwood Funfest on Aug. 23. The meet is the only outdoor high school swim meet in Wisconsin.
- Story: Lasers down CMH
When Rio scored the first 12 points of the game Friday afternoon at Lake Country Lutheran, perhaps there was a hint of doubt that the Lightning would play to the powerhouse level they have established for themselves. The team spent the rest of the game erasing that sentiment.
Two teams with brand new defenses went at each other on opening night Aug. 21 at Grove Field at Sussex Hamilton High School, and it was Franklin that emerged as the survivor, needing a resounding rally to pull it off.
- Photo gallery: Hamilton vs. Franklin
Pewaukee put a bad first half in the rear view mirror, but a missed extra point with less than 1:30 to play kept the Pirates from getting all the way back to even against Waterford.
Featured this week:
- Lake Country Half Marathon: 5 p.m. Aug. 30, Crosspoint Community Church, N Lake Road, Oconomowoc. Enjoy Lake Country atmosphere on 5K and half-marathon courses. Music along the course with numerous water stations and often close to the Fowler Lake shoreline. (920) 574-2972 http://www.crosspointwi.com.
- The Wisconsin Highland Games: 5-9 p.m. Aug. 29; 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 30; 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Rd., Waukesha. Bagpipes and other music, feats of strength, traditional dance, food, cultural area, kids events, and other Celtic fun. Fish fry Friday 5 to 9 p.m., http://www.waukeshacountyexpo.com/.
- Vivanco-Gomez Peruvian Guitar Duo: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 30, Mama D’s Coffee, 104 W. Main St. Suite 102, Wales. http://www.mamadscoffee.com/.
- “The Cemetery Club”: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28-30, Sept. 4-6, 11-13, SummerStage at Lapham Peak, W329-N846 County Highway C, Delafield. $17, $15 for seniors and students (262) 337-1560 http://www.summer-stage.org.
Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon.
They didn't choose to stick with a normal, humdrum, week, but instead decided to create "head-turning spectacles," and be part of Guinness World Records with the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen (GISHWHES) during the first week in August.
The name Harry Houdini — perhaps the greatest escape artist of all time — will be on the lips, and in the hearts and minds, of several amateur magicians this Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29-31.
- Photo Gallery: Training at Swallow School
A Waukesha County Circuit Court judge has questioned why the Pauline Haass Library Board, which will be eliminated at the end of the year, continues to spend taxpayers dollars on litigation against the town of Lisbon.
City of Delafield — Local historian Margaret Zerwekh's more-than-30-year quest for a Medal of Honor for Delafield Civil War hero Lt. Alonzo Cushing finally come to an end late Tuesday afternoon with an announcement from the White House.
Village of Hartland — Beth Irving, accused last June of first-degree reckless homicide in Hartland, pleaded guilty Aug. 13 to delivering prescription drugs after the District Attorney's Office agreed to drop the homicide charge.
Town of Merton — The North Lake Management District recently came a few steps closer to establishing a public-access boat launch.
As a new school year begins, Kettle Moraine School District (KMSD) sits poised to open its fourth charter school in the district, the High School of Health Sciences.
Learn "How to Raise Healthy Children in an Unhealthy Society" at a free presentation offered to parents in the Oconomowoc Area School District.
City of Oconomowoc — The city's public safety department might soon see a slight personnel change.
City of Oconomowoc — The end of a food-service era has arrived for one Oconomowoc restaurant.
Betsy Bromley is moving on from the kids' table.
With the prospect of placing resource officers in schools in the town of Mukwonago at a standstill, and pressing budgetary issues that could result in reductions to town services, the town board will investigate creating a survey for residents to address the growing needs of the town.
Village of Sussex — For the first time in what is expected to be several opportunities, village residents will be able to ask questions and express opinions about a proposed agreement between the village and Central Waukesha County YMCA that may result in the construction of a 75,000-square-foot Y facility and a new 45,000-square-foot village hall, both to build on the existing local government campus on Main Street.
Village of Butler — Residents of moderately priced homes are facing the prospects of their municipal real estate tax bills increasing by almost $200 as the result of a proposed debt restructuring plan that may be included in the 2015 village budget.
The new school year begins Tuesday, Sept. 2.
The Hamilton School District will be moving in a different technological direction.
When we first brought you the story of Maya Owens in February, she was a 15-year-old girl from Delafield who had hopes of crossing the finish line of a 5K with a little help from a friend she had met in an online community. Since then, that friend — Scott Mayes— traveled all the way from his home in Yakima, Washington, to meet her and help her achieve another 5K.
City of Delafield — The plan commission is expected to approve this week a business plan of operations for the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin clinic at 3195 Hillside Drive. The clinic is expected to open later this year.
A week of on and off rainstorms didn't help the Highway 83 project move along, but progress continuously slowly but surely.
City of Delafield — Although Fire Chief Jack Edwards says he can trim another $94,000 from the $2 million budget for Lake Country Fire and Rescue, a Delafield alderman says that the chief and the governing body for the consolidated fire department need to be more aggressive in their long-range financial planning.
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