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MCW awarded $1.9 million to investigate disease prevention utilizing slime mold

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a five-year $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of General Medical Sciences to investigate therapies for...

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MCW researchers to study airway management in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) will conduct a research study to evaluate two types of airway tubes that are currently used by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to...

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MCW awarded $1.9 million for cardiovascular research in chronic kidney disease

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has been awarded a five-year $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to investigate the...

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Cardiovascular Center Golf Challenge puts spotlight on heart disease

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Cardiovascular Center (CVC) will host the 18th annual CVC Golf Challenge at Chenequa Country Club on August 1, 2016. The event has raised more...

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Second class of MCW-Green Bay medical students receive their white coats

On July 5, the Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay (MCW-Green Bay) formally matriculated its second class of 30 students (25 of whom hail from Wisconsin), bring the number of matriculated...

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SDNB Expands Recognition Programs, Thanks Community for Support

Last month, more than one-third of the students in the School District of New Berlin’s Class of 2016 were recognized for achieving excellence in a manner that reflects their personal,...

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School District of New Berlin Expands Post-Secondary Options

Last month, the School District of New Berlin hosted an information night for students and their families to explain the wide variety of options available to students who feel ready...

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SDNB Includes 'College and Career Ready Dispositions in Grading, Reporting

In response to a growing concern that students are graduating high school - and in some cases college - without the social and emotional skills to effectively navigate the worlds...

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MCW cardiovascular researcher wins Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Scholar Award

Peter C. Frommelt, MD, professor and interim chief of pediatrics in the division of cardiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and member of MCW’s Cardiovascular Center, is the...

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Local Student Graduates from Olin College of Engineering

For Immediate Release June 8, 2016 Contact: Anne-Marie Dorning 781-292-2258 Local Student Graduates from Olin College of Engineering Needham, MA - Ryan Eggert of Pewaukee, Wisconsin, received a bachelor of science in Electrical and Computer...

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SDNB Earns $10,000 Grant to Enhance Student Financial Literacy Education

On the heels of earning a 2015 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award, the School District of New Berlin is one of 11 school districts, schools and organizations to be awarded a...

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Waukesha Resident Promoted by Alverno College

Judy Calhoun has been promoted to associate professor of Physical Science at Alverno College. Calhoun has worked at Alverno since 2003, and teaches courses including chemistry of bio-organic molecules, organic...

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Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin commits more than $20 million to statewide behavioral health initiatives

The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin (AHW) Endowment today announced its commitment of nearly $20 million in an initiative to generate statewide, community-based advances in behavioral health. The ambitious eight-year project represents...

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Wisconsin Connections Academy Graduates Leaders of Tomorrow

Congratulations graduates – you have finished high school! My name is Michelle Mueller and I am the principal of Wisconsin Connections Academy, one of Wisconsin’s first K-12 virtual public schools. There...

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Valedictorian: Wisconsin Connections Academy Taught Me More than Academics

When people ask about the high school I attended, I proudly tell them I went to Wisconsin Connections Academy and am the 2016 valedictorian at the state’s first virtual school....

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Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institutes of Health to receive honorary degree, speak at commencement May 20; four community leaders to receive honorary degrees

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) 103rd annual commencement exercises will be held May 20 at 3:30 p.m. at the Milwaukee Theatre. MCW’s Medical School and its Graduate School of Biomedical...

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MCW researchers find “color-correcting glasses” don’t live up to the hype

In the first controlled study of glasses marketed to allow those with colorblindness to better perceive color, Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) vision researchers have found that the glasses do...

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The YMCA of Greater Waukesha County and Elmbrook School District announce new partnership to offer Before and After School Care at elementary schools. Wauwatosa, WI, May 10, 2016– The YMCA of...

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Brookfield Central Graduate Elizabeth Bews receives prestigious Fulbright award from U.S. Department of State

Elizabeth Bews has been named a Fulbright fellow in Archaeology and will spend the next year researching the archaeological record of the Middle Strymon River Valley in Southern Bulgaria....

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Christ the King Church Announces Safari Adventure for Little Children

Start your kids’ summer off right with a Safari Adventure offered by All God’s Children Preschool at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1600 N. Genesee Street in Delafield, from June...

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Community Watch

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Menomonee Falls baseball virtuoso Ty Weber and Big Ten Media Day Updated:  7/29

» Plans for new Mad Rooster Cafe net final approval from Waukesha Plan Commission Updated:  7/29

» Unfavorable weather crimps attendance at Waukesha County Fair 7/28

» Judge: Prison for Waukesha man who led police on naked, drug-fueled pursuit Updated:  7/28

» Waukesha man accused of spitting on, trying to bite police officers Updated:  7/28

» Ex-Kmart site in Waukesha to grow with new freestanding retail building 7/28

» Court of Appeals: Slender Man stabbing defendants stay in adult court Updated:  7/27

» Power outage temporarily closes Waukesha County Courthouse, administrative buildings 7/27

» Assembly District 83 candidates agree on taxes, differ on opiate issue 7/26

» Waukesha planning staff mulling another downtown apartment project Updated:  7/26

» GOP vice presidential candidate Mike Pence to hold rally at Waukesha County Expo Center 7/26

» Waukesha panel OKs La Casa de Esperanza's charter school expansion 7/25

» New Latin American restaurant Arepanitas opens near downtown Waukesha Updated:  7/25

» Complaint: Waukesha woman, drunk, grabbed gun following phone dispute Updated:  7/25

» Waukesha police report: July 28, 2016 issue 7/25

» Crest owner brings Irish flavor to new venture in downtown Waukesha Updated:  7/25

» 2016 Waukesha County Fair coverage 7/22

» Video: Animal races, 4-H and a geese champion at the Waukesha County Fair 7/22

» Unpaid fees could keep Waukesha students from graduation ceremonies 7/22

» Waukesha South open art studio gives students opportunity to create 7/22

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Resources available to Waukesha County residents during extreme heat 7/21

» Stay cool at Hebron House and Jeremy Safe Haven 7/21

» Waukesha Salvation Army offering cool place to stay in light of impending heat wave 7/20

» Woman killed in Waukesha County crash is identified Updated:  7/20

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Waukesha County Fair


The 2016 Waukesha County Fair saw rain, scorching temps and tropical humidity throughout its five-day run. Check out our stories, photos and video from the fair, including coverage of the new pig, duck and goat races, the 50th annual Fairest of the Fair contest, as well as a ranking of the top food items.

Best Summer Ever


We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.