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Grafton Bearcats Basketball takes part in shootouts  Mountain Statesman

GRAFTON—The three-week summer “live” window is indeed alive and well for some local teams and you'd have to look no further than the Grafton High School ...

Here's everything you need to know for 4th of July in Milwaukee and the suburbs  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Between countless fireworks displays and parades galore, there is no shortage of festivities around the Milwaukee area this Fourth of July.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Backyard electrical fire caught on camera in Grafton  WISN Milwaukee

High winds in Grafton knocked down part of a homeowner's tree onto power lines Thursday morning, causing sparks and flames to fly out.

Technicians of Tomorrow contest helps students prepare for automotive jobs

This *content* is presented in partnership with ADAMM. Some high school students stand out on the athletic field, others in music or art. This year, five teams of ...

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.

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 ...

“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 ...

Big Foot hires football coach from Milwaukee suburb  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School has reached outside the school district and hired a new head football coach from the Milwaukee suburbs.

“Christmas came early:” Grafton shop students receive major donation from carpentry council  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

GRAFTON -- There isn't a tree or lights or stockings to give it away, but make no mistake, they're celebrating the holidays at Grafton High School. “I think the kids ...

West Bend Rush girls Lacrosse High School JV Team notches a 6-6 tie with Hartland Arrowhead | By Tracy Braun

April 5, 2019 – West Bend, WI – There was much excitement as the girls Rush Lacrosse team faced its new team's first game Tuesday April 2, 2019 against ...

Grafton High School family bleeds orange and black, but next year, things will change a bit

GRAFTON -- This past school year, four members of one family played key roles in sports at Grafton High School. Next year, that number will be cut in half.

College, high school students win SkillsUSA competitions – The Daily Reporter – WI Construction News & Bids  Daily Reporter

Nearly 1800 middle and high school students participated in over 80 skilled and technical trades competitions during the 46th annual SkillsUSA Wisconsin ...

Big Foot introduces new football coach | Sports Paid  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School has reached outside the school district and hired a new head football coach from the Milwaukee suburbs.

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.

“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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Flipside Cafe & Grill serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner in Grafton  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

GRAFTON – It's been over a decade since Mark Kranich and Flipside Cafe & Grill moved into the former Heineman's restaurant, and business continues to grow.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Grafton superintendent out of a job; this isn’t the first time he’s been asked to resign

GRAFTON -- The superintendent of the Grafton School District is out of a job after the Board of Education asked for his resignation. FOX6 News has learned this ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Daryl (Sam) Bagley | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

On Sunday, April 21, 2019, Daryl (Sam) Bagley, loving husband, father, and grandfather, was born into eternal life at the age of 74.

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

PREP FOOTBALL: New Westfield coach expects varsity season to be canceled due to low numbers  WiscNews

WESTFIELD – When Josh Cheek led the Westfield football team onto the practice field on Tuesday afternoon, he was doing so as a head coach for the first time ...

Brothers turned teammates, Wisconsin’s Beau and Luke Benzschawel “couldn’t be happier”

MADISON -- It's a dream come true for many high school football players in Wisconsin to line up for the Badgers in college. One family is seeing that dream come ...

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.

Grafton man dies in a fatal crash in Saukville  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The 62-year-old motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

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.

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.

Probe into racial discrimination in Greendale schools should be done by early November  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An investigation into discrimination and harassment within the Greendale School District, the target of racially fueled recent protest rallies, should be completed ...

Bridge the Divide group wants to talk about race in Ozaukee County  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Bridge the Divide organizers Heidi Wheeler and Erica Turner have started a community conversation about race through podcasts, speakers and events.

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

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

A Cedarburg man has been identified as the victim in a Wauwatosa industrial accident  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The 61-year-old male who was killed in a Wauwatosa industrial accident on Friday, Oct. 12, died after being pulled into a moving fan at AAM Casting, 6432 W.

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.

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 ...

5 things to know about the Swallow School District's proposed $8.3 million referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Voters in the Swallow School District are tasked with deciding whether to approve $8.3 million in school renovations and improvements.

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 ...

These Are The Top 100 Wisconsin High Schools Of 2018: Report

Top 100 Wisconsin High Schools Of 2018 - Brookfield, WI - Niche has compiled what it says are the top 100 schools in Wisconsin, which includes both private ...

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

WAUKESHA - One by one, members walked up to manager Mark Fine as he stood behind the counter at Gold's Gym to express their shock, sadness or general ...

Three takeaways after the WIAA released the spring sectionals for 2019 -- the first year without summer baseball  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

It didn't take long for the state to put summer baseball in the rear-view mirror. The WIAA released the sectional groupings for all four divisions of spring baseball ...

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.

Oconomowoc council gives final approval for senior living facility  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - A senior living community is officially coming to Oconomowoc. On July 17, the common council gave final approval to Presbyterian ...

2 Grafton students charged in drug investigation  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Two Grafton High School students arrested on suspicion of selling more than $7000 worth of marijuana to an undercover officer were charged Tuesday in ...

Scramblers bringing their omelet expertise to Pabst Farms in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Scramblers will open in the first or second weekend of December.

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.

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.

Custom T-shirt company opens first Wisconsin store in Mequon  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Big Frog Custom T-Shirts and More expects to open Oct. 31 in the Mequon Pavilions Shopping Center, 10930 North Port Washington Road.

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 ...

A 21-year-old Milwaukee man accidentally killed his friend in the town of Lisbon, according to a report  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An 18-year-old man was pronounced dead at Community Memorial Hospital.

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 ...

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 ...

Power ranking the last 20 years of WIAA state summer baseball championship games  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The final summer baseball state tournament will be held this week. Let's look back at the best of the last two decades.

Here Are The Best 100 High Schools in Wisconsin For 2017

Top 100 Wisconsin High Schools 2017 - Wauwatosa, WI - The rankings were released this week. Find out how your child's school performed here:

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 ...

LDF Administrator Finalist For Wausau Schools Superintendent  WXPR

WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) -- The Wausau School Board has trimmed its list of candidates for the Superintendent position from three to two. Annette Dueman ...

You can't miss this bar in St. Francis: It's red and serves bar food that's just as bold as the building  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

If you see a two-story red building in St. Francis, it's probably Redbar, a bar that's home to The Saucy Swine.

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.

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.

Pourvino enjoying and settling into the North Shore  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

GRAFTON – A couple of years after arriving from up north, a local wine bar and bistro and its owners are fully settled and enjoying life in the North Shore.

The state is helping Menomonee Falls transform its historic fire station into a new restaurant and banquet hall  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A $79000 Community Investment grant will go toward the redevelopment of the former Menomonee Falls fire station into a new casual dining restaurant and ...

How far can you get a frog to jump? Prove it at Dousman Derby Days  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dousman Derby Days is coming up and that means rides, games, a softball tournament and, the main attraction, the Wisconsin State Frog Jump.

2017 Fourth of July fireworks, parades around southeastern Wisconsin  WISN Milwaukee

It's almost time to celebrate our nation's birthday, and there are fireworks and parades all around southeastern Wisconsin.

After Snow Angels scam, Elm Grove police warn residents to thoroughly vet snow plow contractors  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin and Elm Grove Police Department are reminding consumers to do their homework.

Holiday train will return to Hartland and Oconomowoc on Dec. 7  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will officially return to Hartland and Oconomowoc in December. This year's event will take place Dec. 7. The train will arrive ...

'He just charged her': Woman attacked outside New Berlin Walmart in shopping-cart dispute  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A Wauwatosa man who is accused of attacking a woman and her infant child outside of a New Berlin store is free on a $1000 bond.

More than 100 local students named National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalists  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

See the list of local students who achieved top marks on the PSAT and were named semi-finalists.

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 ...

What you need to know about South Milwaukee's new rolled ice cream shop  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

SOUTH MILWAUKEE - Sometimes walking into a business and getting a cold reception can be a good thing, such as when it's a new family-owned ice cream ...

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