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You don't forget the day you learn you have cancer. You don't forget the words, "We would have never guessed," "I'm so sorry," and "It's spreading." It becomes your personal 9/11, when two words like "metastatic melanoma" crash into your towers of reality and change your life forever.
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.
When the YMCA of Central Waukesha County and the YMCA at Pabst Farms teamed up earlier this year to join in on a national program to help prevent Type 2 diabetes they had success stories from other programs showing it worked.
Sitting beneath the silver helium-filled "100" balloons made it easy to spot Linden Ridge's only centenarian, Hazel Kusniesz, though by looks, one wouldn't have been able to pinpoint her age. The soft-spoken birthday girl looked down at the tissue in her hands, fighting tears, as residents sang happy birthday, before her daughters gave her a crown, a wand and beads to celebrate her 100th birthday on March 13.
Mukwonago High School DECA received state awards and honors at the annual DECA Career Development Conference from March 18-20 in Lake Geneva. Students competed in marketing-related competitive event areas with business representatives and managers. Qualifying Mukwonago marketing students and DECA members competed in a variety of marketing occupational areas in marketing cluster exams, economics, and situation-specific industry-driven role plays with experts in the field.
With wishful thinking that summer will actually arrive, the Mukwonago Area School District School Board on March 24 approved an expanded listing of summer school courses, ranging form STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) to theater and art.
Springtime brings lots of opportunities for youth and adults to celebrate the accomplishments of the past school year; blow off pent-up energy from the long Wisconsin winter and generally have fun. This year, Mukwonago High School is hoping to avoid the tragic alcohol-related teen deaths that have marred so many area past proms and graduations.
The Mukwonago Area School District sports a rich, clean, leaner look on its new website that rolled out this week. As parents navigate the site, they will find everything organized by topic, with an announcement section new to the district homepage. While getting used to the new look will take a bit of adjusting, with menus listed on the top of the site instead of the left, every topic is available within a couple of clicks.
Park View Middle School presents "Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr.," the school's first ever spring musical production, presented at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 15, and 4 p.m. Sunday, March 16, at Mukwonago High School. The cast, crew and musical ensemble includes more than 75 students.
Mukwonago shop made presidential cheesecakes
A former Mukwonago School District educator is opening her own driving school.
Ana Alarcon of Alarcon Restaurants saw a need in the community. With Senor Thomas in Hartland and Taco Amigo in Pewaukee, she had experienced ladies nights before, but at Antigua Real location in Mukwonago, she saw an opportunity.
Espresso Love Coffee, 105 N. Rochester St., opened it's doors 10 years ago in December.
Empire Level, a family-owned manufacturer headquartered in Mukwonago, has sold millions of iconic torpedo levels to construction professionals and do-it-yourselfers. For more than 90 years, Empire has been the leading designer of measuring tools in more than 50 countries and currently holds more than 30 active patents on its technology.
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