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Grafton High School pool shuts down after contractor forgets to install new boiler  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

When the old heating system was demolished, a mistake was made when the new heating system wasn't included in the design.

Grafton school referendum projects should be ready for next school year  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Projects approved in an April 2017 referendum in the Grafton School District are on schedule.

Four cited in prank at Grafton High School, but they refuse to give up their fifth accomplice  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Four students refuse to give up fifth as they're cited in school prank.

“Lifelong learners:” Grafton High School prepares students for auto tech industry  WDJT

GRAFTON (CBS 58) – Two Grafton High School students placed fourth at the National Automotive Technology Competition in New York. Sixty high School ...

Grafton School District begins construction on approved referendum projects  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

After voters approved a $39.9 million referendum in April, the Grafton School District took its first step in renovation and expansion projects at Grafton High ...

Grafton returns nearly everyone  Ozaukee Press

A little bit of height and all of the top scorers for the Grafton High School boys' basketball team return this season. The Black Hawks will be looking to improve on ...

From 'really bad' to a breakthrough season, Grafton is back in the playoffs after a two-decade drought  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Black Hawks entered the season tied for the third-longest active streak of missing the playoffs in the state. That all changed this year.

An especially bittersweet end to the year  Ozaukee Press

Grafton Elementary students had their swan song during the last dance in the school's gym on Friday, May 4, before the building is be torn down this summer.

They Run... and run, and run and run  Ozaukee Press

Whether it's mom and dad, any of their three daughters or their dog, the Wille family in Grafton is on the run. Celia Wille has been the cross country coach at St.

Grafton makes history again  Ozaukee Press

It wasn't just nice to be there for Grafton High School's football team. Visiting its first postseason since 1997, the No. 4-seeded Black Hawks topped No. 5-seeded ...

High school teammates stay together in college  Ozaukee Press

Two Grafton High School baseball players made their post-secondary plans official last week. Lucas Gosewehr (seated left) and Zach Brandenburg (seated ...

Grafton rolls in opener at West  Ozaukee Press

Grafton High School football coach Jim Norris hadn't selected his starting quarterback or running back heading into the season opener at West Bend West last ...

Did your Milwaukee-area school get a makeover over the summer? Check out our list for an overview.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Students will have a lot new to see as they return to their suburban school campuses on Sept. 4. Millions of dollars have been spent by busy suburban school ...

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Black Hawks embrace the unknown  Ozaukee Press

Less than one week before the season, Grafton High School's football team has yet to select its starting quarterback and tailback. New head coach Jim Norris ...

Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon  88Nine Radio Milwaukee

A Badgerland Striders run starting at Grafton High School and finishing at Veteran's Park. Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon October 7, 2018. Starting in Grafton ...

Cedarburg School District approves $59.8 million referendum for November ballot  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Cedarburg School District approved a resolution July 18 to move forward with a November referendum for $59.8 million.

Shorewood man who caused crash that sent four people to the hospital in Grafton has been charged  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

After allegedly running a red light, hitting four vehicles and sending four people to the hospital on June 30, 28-year-old Omasanjuwa Olufolahan Wyse of ...

Roger Wendtlandt  Ozaukee Press

Roger L. Wendtlandt, 78, of Grafton, died Thursday, Aug. 30, in Holy Cross. Mr. Wendtlandt was born in Grafton on Aug. 20, 1940, to Theodore and Bernadine ...

NSC tennis tourney proves to be tough  Ozaukee Press

Grafton High School's tennis team managed to score two points in the difficult North Shore Conference Tennis Tournament last week at Cedarburg and ...

38th annual Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon scheduled for Oct. 7  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- The 38th annual Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon will take place Sunday, Oct. 7, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Grafton High School. The course ...

Man, woman pass counterfeit $100 bills at Grafton Kohl's  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Three counterfeit $100 bills were passed at Kohl's department store, 1050 Port Washington Road, at about 2 p.m. July 7.

Grafton boys crack the top 10  Ozaukee Press

The Grafton High School boys' cross country team finished the season on a high note at the division 2 state meet in Wisconsin Rapids on Saturday. Five of the ...

Take a Trip to Grafton, Wisconsin: Home Away From Home  Milwaukee Magazine

After I was born, my parents brought me home to a duplex on Milwaukee's East Side. Mom raised her six kids in that house, from which she walked to work at ...

“They’re getting excited:” Grafton High’s 4th football coach in 4 years leading program back to prominence

GRAFTON -- When the legendary Kip Cramer was running the show back in the 1980s and 90s, Grafton was a perennial high school football power -- winning a ...

Kohl Foundation awards: 191 students, 100 teachers, 16 principals awarded scholarships  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Thousands of dollars in scholarships was granted to students, teachers and administrators who have gone above and beyond. The first of the ...

ICONS of a special birthday  Ozaukee Press

Sherrie Pals approached a man in a geriatric ward offering a choice of three Nativity scenes. The man's wife told her he wouldn't be able to answer her, so she ...

Students and supporters rally against reported racial slurs at Greendale High School  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Almost 50 students, parents and supporters attended an after-school protest rally in front of Greendale High School on Monday, Oct. 22.

Comeback bid falls short for Grafton  Ozaukee Press

An early hole was a little too much for the Grafton High School baseball team to climb out of last Thursday at Menomonee Falls, closing out another successful ...

Falling just short  Ozaukee Press

If it was resilience, the Grafton High School boys' basketball team might be undefeated this season. But it's points on the scoreboard that ultimately determine ...

Popular Grafton music teacher, coach removed from the classroom, and it’s not clear why

GRAFTON -- After 40 years on the job, a popular teacher and coach was removed from the classroom in Grafton. Grafton School District officials placed him on ...

Running back 2 state  Ozaukee Press

The orange and black are going back to Stevens Point. Grafton High School's Zander Lichosik took second place at the division 2 Mayville cross country ...

The Wisconsin cougar has returned. This time reportedly in Lisbon as several residents see the wildcat.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Several Mountain Shadows Drive residents reported seeing and hearing a cougar late Wednesday night, July 25, in their backyards.

Kenneth Schmalz  Ozaukee Press

Kenneth Schmalz of Port Washington was an easy-going man whose interests ranged from softball to faith. “He played softball in Grafton until he was 40-some ...

Grafton (Wis.) basketball coach put on paid leave for disciplinary incidents  USA TODAY High School Sports

Two disciplinary incidents that took less than a minute appear to have cost Bob Maronde his job. The longtime music teacher, who is better known around the ...

Climb to 224: A look at the high school football playoff picture after Week 7  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Don't quite understand all the rules of the WIAA's football playoff qualification process? Or maybe you do and just don't want to go through all of the work to ...

600 wins makes Grafton soccer coach a local legend, but that’s only part of what makes him special

GRAFTON (WITI) -- A high school coach can have an incredible impact on a player's life -- especially if he or she does it "the right way." A Grafton High School ...

Germantown High School students, 17 and 18, cited for vaping THC in class  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 17-year-old and 18-year-old Germantown High School students were cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after the school's ...

Riveredge Nature Center to open nature-based charter school  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Riveredge Nature Center in Ozaukee County is opening the first nature-based charter school in Southeastern Wisconsin.

After high-profile controversy in Grafton, Bob Maronde coaching in Cudahy — and team is going to state!

CUDAHY -- He was fired over a controversy in the classroom, but rehired after the community came to his defense. Now, a well-known former Grafton music ...

Belanger rewrites record book  Ozaukee Press

It was an atypical play for an atypical player that made history on Saturday night at Grafton High School. Senior guard Hannah Belanger fought hard inside the ...

38th annual Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon scheduled for October 7  WDJT

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The 38th annual Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon (MLM), held annually on the first Sunday in October, will take place Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, ...

Here's what you need to know about Waukesha schools' $60 million Nov. 6 referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

WAUKESHA - Voters on Nov. 6 will decide the fate of a $60 million referendum meant to mostly finance improvements to the three Waukesha School District ...

A group of Cedarburg residents are leading the charge against a proposed $59.8 million school district referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A group called the Concerned Cedarburg School District Citizens is leading a campaign against a proposed $59.8 million referendum.

Here's what you need to know about the Nov. 6 Greendale schools $33.8 million referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Voters on Nov. 6 must decide if the Greendale School district can move forward with extensive rebuilding and renovation plans contained in a $33.8 million ...

Historic preservationists upset with Catholic Memorial's plan to tear down Casper Sanger home  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Historic preservationists are disappointed about not being contacted by Catholic Memorial High School about plans to raze a historic home and convert the lot ...

Amazon has competition for Oak Creek parcel that could become fulfillment center in new business park  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

While Amazon may be considering a fulfillment center in Oak Creek, the company isn't the only one vying for the land.

Wauwatosa Police warn of aggressive coyotes at Milwaukee County Grounds  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee County Parks has received reports of altercations between coyotes and pets off-leash, including one at County Grounds this week.

Yes, this happened. A woman chugs a beer from a salmon's mouth during a fishing trip in Port Washington  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A video of a woman chugging beer out of a dead salmon on a Port Washington fishing trip has been viewed more than a half million times on Facebook.

Teenager arrested for making threat tied to the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' play at Shorewood High School  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Editor's Note: The original version of this story said the teenager arrested was a Shorewood High School student. The boy is from Shorewood, but it is not known ...

Grafton School District superintendent to resign after popular teacher removed from classroom

GRAFTON -- FOX6 News has learned Dr. Mel Lightner, superintendent of the Grafton School District, has resigned. It was a shocking twist at the end of a ...

Dozens of Milwaukee-area students are semi-finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dozens of high school students from near-Milwaukee communities have qualified as semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

From Lake Country all the way to the North Shore, here are 33 ways to enjoy the last month of summer  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From Lake Country all the way on up to Port Washington, here is a list of ways to make the most of the rest of your summer!

Grafton School District board reinstates music teacher Bob Maronde: “So very happy”

GRAFTON -- The Grafton School District's Board of Education announced Wednesday morning, May 11th that music teacher Bob Maronde has been reinstated.

Logan Smith identified as bicyclist killed in pedestrian/truck accident near Waukesha Dairy Queen  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The 6-year-old boy who was killed after an trip for ice cream at the local Dairy Queen has been identified as Logan Smith of Waukesha.

Construction will close Mequon Road for 4-5 months at Country Aire Drive in Germantown  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Construction on the intersection of Mequon Road and Country Aire Drive that was scheduled to start July 9 will close Mequon Road for four to five months.

Five things to know about the $59.8 million Cedarburg schools referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Here are the important things to know about a proposed $59.8 million referendum in the Cedarburg School District.

Before college: A fight against stigma  Marquette Wire

The Schuster family never saw it coming. Neither did the community of Grafton, Wisconsin. No one ever thought Tim Schuster, a popular 17-year-old high school ...

Ryan Galante resigns as Waukesha South principal as alcohol-related, child-abuse charges loom  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

WAUKESHA - Ryan Galante, a professed alcoholic accused of injuring his infant daughter during an alleged episode of binge drinking, has resigned as ...

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for September 24, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 9/24-9/30)

Six things you might be asking about hemp  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The topic of selling hemp is controversial given people normally associate it with marijuana.

Waukesha South principal Ryan Galante faces criminal child neglect charges for his newborn's injury  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

WAUKESHA - The principal of South High School, Ryan Galante, is on administrative leave due to criminal charges accusing him of seriously injuring his ...

Missed the fireworks on July 4? You have another chance, with rescheduled shows.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Some communities canceled their July 4 fireworks; here's when to see the rescheduled shows.

After nearly half a century, Ferrante's is still in the family and still going strong in Mequon  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Amy Ferrante-Gollwitzer has spent 4 decades in the family business at Ferrante's, three in an ownership capacity. She shows no signs of slowing down.

Grafton family raises money for baseball field honoring teen killed by drunk driver  WTMJ-TV

A Grafton family wants to keep their son's memory alive by sharing what he loved with the community they love. Dave and Jan Malkowski are holding their first ...

Froedtert Health acquires former Wisconsin Heart Hospital property in Wauwatosa  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Froedtert Health announced on Wednesday it acquired the former Wisconsin Heart Hospital property at 10000 W. Bluemound Road from Ascension Wisconsin.

Bob Maronde will not be returning to Woodview Elementary in Grafton — and we now know why

GRAFTON -- After more than 40 years in the classroom, a popular Grafton teacher will not be returning to Woodview Elementary School. And it appears the ...

Everything you need to know about Fourth of July in Milwaukee and the suburbs  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Where to go for parades, fireworks and festivals for 4th of July in Milwaukee and its suburbs.

What to know about Wauwatosa's $124.9 million proposed school referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Wauwatosa School District has placed a $124.9 million referendum on the Nov. 6 election ballot, making it the second largest school spending request this ...

Subaru-U comes to Grafton  Greater Milwaukee Today

Wally and Don Sommer of Sommer's Subaru hand the keys to a 2010 Subaru Outback to Carl Hader, automotive technology teacher at Grafton High School.

50-year-old man dead after standoff at Menomonee Falls home  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 50-year-old Menomonee Falls man is dead after a domestic violence incident and standoff Wednesday night, July 25.

Seeing red: Which Milwaukee suburbs are closest to their debt limits?  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

When it comes to carrying debt, the villages of West Milwaukee, Shorewood and Big Bend are the municipalities in the Milwaukee suburbs creeping closest to ...

While hiking at Devil's Lake, an Ixonia resident had an unexpected encounter with a rattlesnake  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

During a family trip to Devil's Lake State Park on July 8, John Hendricks of Ixonia was hiking at the top of the East Bluff Trail when he heard what sounded like ...

Former Milwaukee Alderman McGee Jr. opens pop-up hemp store at Mayfair Mall  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

414 Hemp, owned by McGee Jr. and partner Maya Mays opened the first area Hemp and CBD oil pop-up store at Mayfair.

Drivers be aware: Forest Home and Janesville roads are closing in Hales Corners for three months  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Drivers and nearby Hales Corners businesses should prepare: Janesville Road and Forest Home Avenue will close for 3 months.

Imperfect Produce makes St. Francis its Wisconsin home for selling blemished fruits and vegetables  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The food may appear imperfect but the taste and price might be just right.

Driver was drunk when he crashed into a tree in Pewaukee, killing 3-year-old son, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The driver of a car that crashed into a tree in Pewaukee during the early morning hours July 15, killing 3-year-old Nathaniel Medina, has been charged with ...

New Berlin Eisenhower graduate Alex McRae on his way to big leagues with Pittsburgh Pirates  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contract of New Berlin Eisenhower graduate Alex McRae on Saturday, allowing him to reach the big leagues for the first ...

Former Milwaukee Alderman McGee Jr. opening hemp pop-up at Brookfield Square Mall  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Former Milwaukee alderman is selling hemp-based products at Brookfield Square after success at Mayfair Mall.

Athletes, coach, game and moments that stood out for Waukesha County sports in 2017-18  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With the 2017-18 year in high school athletics complete, take a look back at some of the highlights and biggest moments from the year from the Waukesha ...

2 Dead, 5 Injured in Grafton Area Crash on I-43  WSAW

A holiday weekend has turned tragic for a number of families in Wisconsin, as traffic accidents have taken their toll on state roadways.

Woman takes off in squad car after being arrested in Wauwatosa  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

After being arrested following a domestic situation, a woman stole a police squad car.

Everything you need to know about the Nov. 6 referendums across the Milwaukee suburbs  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

When voters head to the polls on Nov. 6 in the Milwaukee suburbs, they'll see much more than the governor's and U.S. Senate races on the ballots. They'll be ...

Woman dies in apparent suicide at Waukesha gun range  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A woman rented time at a local gun range and then shot herself, according to initial reports from Waukesha police.

Colgate's 'Underground Railroad' production is part play, part escape room, part golf course  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A Milwaukee-area theater company is performing an interactive dramatization of the Underground Railroad near Menomonee Falls.

Details surrounding Waukesha crash that killed 6-year-old boy riding bicycle remain sketchy  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 6-year-old boy riding his bicycle across Racine Avenue was killed when he was struck by a pickup truck July 14.

West Allis dark store referendum timed to light fire under legislative candidates  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With the state legislature failing to close what is seen by many as a loophole that could potentially massively harm local communities, West Allis is trying to make ...

High-speed elevators, more parking coming to The Corners in Brookfield as part of $7 million in upgrades  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Corners in the Town of Brookfield unveiled a significant capital investment Tuesday, July 24, for common area improvements, including better signs, ...

Waukesha Gold's Gym members shocked by facility's impending closure: 'Where are we going to go?'  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Gold's Gym will shut its doors after nine years in business at Moreland Plaza in Waukesha, shocking members in a surprise notice just six days before its final ...

Colgate 'Underground Railroad' production takes audience members back in time  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Morning Star Productions 'Underground Railroad' show takes audience members back in time and recruits them to help slaves escape.

Wisconsin's first WhirlyBall entertainment center, restaurant could be coming soon to Brookfield Square  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An entertainment center and restaurant were unanimously recommended for approval during City of Brookfield's Plan Commission meeting on July 9.

Over 2,000 volunteers needed for Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon  WDJT

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (CBS 58) – The 38th annual Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon, held on the first Sunday in October, is looking for 2,000 volunteers to assist ...

Coyotes attacked a Greenfield man's dog, so he threw one 'by the tail'  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A man helped his dog fend off two coyotes by grabbing one by the tail and throwing it.

Employee of company shooting off fireworks in Brookfield hurt during 4th of July show  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An employee of the fireworks company received non-life threatening injuries while in the process of lighting fireworks.

Man led police on car chase after strangling wife in Franklin, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

FRANKLIN - A Milwaukee man is accused of strangling his wife, fleeing police in a high-speed car chase and then illegally contacting her shortly afterward with ...

'If you shout I will kill you:' Robbers threaten, attack residents during home invasion in Wauwatosa, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Antwuan M. Hardy and Nicole L. Kauper are in custody, while an arrest warrant is out for Brandon M. Lane.

Search still on for Glendale teen missing since July 1 after running away from home  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Every July 3, Annemarie and Bill Scobey-Polacheck bike to the lakefront with their children for the fireworks. But this year, the circumstances made it difficult to ...

A husband, father of three and Muskego H.S. grad is battling esophageal cancer. Here's what a local pub is doing to help  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Steve Riddle, a husband and father of three, was diagnosed with stage three esophageal cancer. Mug Z's Pub and Grill in Muskego will be hosting a benefit for ...

Here are 7 features at the Wisconsin State Fair that you should try this year that don't involve deep-fried food on a stick  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Wisconsin State Fair has plenty to offer besides rides, fried food and beer. Here are a few suggestions.

Woman and child injured during overnight home invasion in Wauwatosa  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A woman and her related 5-year-old were transported to the hospital with head injuries after a home invasion, possibly including a robbery, in Wauwatosa early ...

Hartland police looking for suspects in armed bank robbery  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Police are looking for two suspects related to an armed robbery that took place at the Great Midwest Bank located at 600 Hartbrook Dr. on Oct. 13.

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