Keep up with all the happenings on the local prep hoops landscape with our weekly page, updated every Monday morning with area rankings, a Player of the Week, photos, games to watch and more.
Soccer fans ward off the 31-degree temperature with multiple layers at Hamilton High School on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Girls track and field
Arrowhead's girls track team took part in the Kettle Moraine Open last Friday and came away with seven victories.
The numbers look good for Kettle Moraine's boys golf team this spring. They have five returning lettermen and 33 golfers out for the team, two numbers that make KM coach Rob Elliott very happy.
Current Arrowhead High School varsity baseball coach Vince Mancuso has been selected to the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Hall of Fame on Sunday May 4. Mancuso will be joined that day by four other former standout athletes for the Titans.
Arrowhead's upset bid fell short on April 10 at Waukesha South. The No. 1-ranked Waukesha Catholic Memorial girls soccer team was able to defeat the Warhawks, 3-2, in an early Classic 8 Conference showdown.
Girls track and field
Two weeks ago, it was the Classic 8 Conference indoor meet. Last week, it was the Lady Spartan Invite at Brookfield East.
Featured this week:
- Easter Egg Hunt / Candy Drop: 10-11:30 a.m. April 19, Spring Creek Church, N35-W22000 Capitol Drive, Pewaukee. Free. http://www.springcreekonline.com/.
- Dousman-Ottawa Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt: 11:30 a.m. April 19, Cory Municipal Park, 140 S. Main St., Dousman. Children toddlers through fifth grade welcome. Take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Hunt starts at noon.
- Easter Brunch & Dinner: 10 a.m. April 20, Weissgerber’s Seven Seas, 1807 Nagawicka Road, Hartland. http://www.weissgerbers.com/sevenseas/index.html.
- Good Friday Musical Cantata: 7 p.m. April 18, Christ The King Lutheran Church, 1600 Genesee St., Delafield. Composer Pepper Choplin’s "Once Upon A Tree" sees Holy Week through the eyes of the Apostle Luke. Free.
Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon.
City of Delafield - At midnight on April 14, Ed McAleer, 67, a California born welder and sheet metal worker, officially finished his seventh term as mayor and ended 28 years of service to the city that spanned four decades.
How many times has someone told you how much you look like your mother, or mistaken mother and daughter for sisters? Here's your chance to share those striking similarities with Mukwonago Publications readers, in our Mother-Daughter Lookalike Contest.
Town of Delafield — The developer of a proposed large single-family residential development on the Kranick farm in the vicinity of North Shore Drive and Maple Avenue cleared major hurdles Tuesday, April 15, at the Plan Commission in his effort to gain final town approvals of the project.
City of Delafield — Discussions about the possibility of consolidating Lake Country Fire and Rescue (LCFR) with the City of Oconomowoc Fire Department are likely to be postponed indefinitely, perhaps as long as two to three years.
City of Delafield — The Common Council has unanimously agreed to call a special election on Tuesday, July 1, to fill the vacancy in the Fourth Aldermanic District created by the election of former Alderwoman Michele DeYoe to mayor in the April 1 municipal elections.
Civilians and police officers recently met in Oconomowoc for a weeklong course that teaches the basics of composite art, or the graphical recreation of an eyewitness’s memory of a face.
Hartland chimney swifts supporters are one step closer to finding a final home for the migratory birds.
City of Pewaukee — Citing the possibility of an increasing number of car collisions and property damage, a group of residents are imploring city officials to have a formal deer management policy in place in Pewaukee.
More than 300 people attended a benefit Saturday, April 12 for the Hartland Extrication Team at 18 West Dining & Banquets in Genesee.
Neal Vermillion, a 1992 Oconomowoc High School graduate, currently serving as a Foreign Service Officer in the U.S. Department of State, has been inducted into the OHS Wall of Fame.
Work on the second phase of remodeling the Oconomowoc High School cafeteria was approved Tuesday night by the Board of Education.
Get out your thinking caps and test your memory at Oconomowoc Woman's Club upcoming "Spring into Trivia" fundraiser.
The Mukwonago Catastrophic Medical Fund Inc. is hoping to replenish its funds with a pancake breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. April 26 at St. James Catholic Parish Activity Center, 830 Highway NN East.
Following community preference, the Palmyra-Eagle Area School Board has agreed to keep the district name as it is, dropping a proposal to change it. Palmyra-Eagle Area School District (P-EASD) Administrator Glenn Schlender admitted changing the district's name wouldn't "do diddly," but would have been a symbolic gesture of a bigger problem of divisiveness among district residents and students leaving the district.
A 32-year-old Milwaukee man faces 25 years in prison after a roadway dispute last week in Big Bend left two people seriously injured.
Mukwonago Roundy's Pick 'n Save florist Katie Gardipee had several things going against her as she headed into the Milwaukee Art Museum's annual Art in Bloom event. Not only was it her first time in the contest, but she was up against the region's top floral designers, and she was assigned a piece of art that has never inspired a winning floral design — until now.
Village of Sussex — The court-ordered mediation intended to resolve the dispute over about 65 acres of farmland between the Town of Lisbon and the Pauline Haass Library Board is not likely to begin soon and may eventually include the Village of Sussex, according to both Lisbon and Library Board representatives.
As the United States and Wisconsin were being settled, the way to get people to move into the wilds, starting in 1836, was the Homestead Act. In Wisconsin, one could claim land for $1.25 an acre by staking the land and registering it with the U.S. government.
Town of Lisbon — Town Chairman Matt Gehrke has approached officials in the Village and City of Pewaukee about the possibility of the Town of Lisbon joining them in sharing the funding and operations of the Pewaukee Library.
Lake Country area school districts continue to outperform the state average proficiency in reading, math and science, according to recently releasedtest results for 2013-14.
Kettle Moraine School District (KMSD) students scored well above the state's average in math and reading in the Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examinations (WKCE).
In one room, Kettle Moraine (KM) Explore students discussed the pros and cons of banning seafood imports. In another they played games to learn about the imports and exports of Tanzania. In still another, they learned about geography and natural resources while yet another group played a marble game children in Morocco would enjoy. Their ticket to each activity was a "passport" to Africa stamped with each lesson provided in a three-day program set up by Kettle Moraine Global students.
The old yellow building at S42 W31428 Highway 83 catches the eyes of those who drive through Genesee Depot. It caught the eye of Mukwonago residents Lorelei and Mike Mustas, who saw an opportunity when the building went up for sale.
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