Pewaukee's Abby Gerrits (41) drives between Bay Port defenders during her team's win in the Brookfield Central Thanksgiving Shootout.
Pewaukee's boys basketball team delivered a statement victory Saturday night at the Fresh Coast Classic at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee.
Pewaukee's girls basketball team, one of the winningest programs in Waukesha County the last seven seasons, faced a tough assignment last Saturday in its season-opening game at the Brookfield Central Thanksgiving Shootout.
Featured this week:
- Okauchee Tree Lighting and Community Caroling: 6 p.m. Dec. 5, Bergmann & Hohm Family Dental Group, N50 W34770 Wisconsin Ave., Okauchee. Next door at the American Legion will be Christmas music, a visit from Santa, free hot chocolate, cider, cookies and treats for kids plus a food pantry collection., (262) 560-0995.
- Butler Christmas Parade: 7 p.m. Dec. 6, Butler Frontier Park, 5301 Park Drive, Butler. After the parade enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, Santa and Mrs. Claus, music, trolley rides plus food pantry collection at the Community Building in Frontier Park.
- Christmas Cookie Walk: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Dec. 7, Gethsemane United Methodist Church, 642 Main St., Pewaukee. Thousands of festive cookies. Boxes provided., http://www.pewaukeeumc.org/.
- Breakfast with the Reinideer: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Dec. 7, Downtown Delafield, Genesee St. and Milwaukee St., Delafield. Includes refreshments, holiday music and pictures with Santa and his reindeer plus food pantry collection.
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.
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 Delafield - The Common Council's uanimous rejection of the Hartland Sportsmans Club conditional use permit earlier this weeks means the gun club is not likely to become an issue in the 2014 mayoral election but it is too soon to tell whether it might become a big legal issue, perhaps in the state supreme court.
Oconomowoc — First Congregational United Church of Christ parishioners set up fellowship hall for the Free Community Meal for the last time after church Nov. 24. Parishioners of all ages set up chairs and tables to accommodate 300 for the Free Community Meal the following day, a tradition enduring 13 years of fellowship, nourishment and gratitude provided by area churches and organizations.
A 27-year-old Dousman man was charged Monday with drunken driving, allegedly causing a roll-over crash that left his infant daughter in the hospital.
On the website for Mukwonago's Woodhouse Day Spa, words such as "tranquil," "peaceful" and "relax" explain everything from the ambience at the spa to the services provided, but it was far from tranquil, peaceful and relaxing this weekend when a national Realtor's glitch caused the phones to ring off the hook.
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.
City of Pewaukee — The I's are dotted and the T's are crossed between the city and the Bell Tower Memorial. With negotiations complete and property in hand, the group can officially begin fundraising for the bell tower.
A 35-year-old Pewaukee man was charged on Monday, Nov. 25 in Waukesha County Circuit Court with disorderly conduct and animal mistreatment, allegedly beating a young pit bull and leaving it outside in below-freezing temperatures.
The hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving and the beginning of the Christmas season may be the reason why the Focus has got off to a slow start for its annual Yule Feed Families food drive. The drive is a great way to increase your donations to the Oconomowoc Area Food Pantry at a time when the need is showing no signs of slowing.
Local law enforcement will again team to offer Shop with Cops this Christmas season. Shop with Cops is from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Summit Village Hall, 2911 Dousman Road.
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.
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