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Friday, August 19: I AM... I CAN... I WILL...

Friday, August 19: I AM... I CAN... I WILL... $60.00 ​ Gals Institute is proud to bring ANOTHER AMAZING event to our community! This is a FUN, creative event for girl’s ages 9-12...

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Water Studies Focus on Waukesha

The University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute (WRI) today announced two new projects that got underway this month to address radium in drinking water, and the work of University of...

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Artists in the Garden at Boerner Botanical Gardens

HALES CORNERS, WISCONSIN – Art lovers can spend a unique weekend with area artists as Milwaukee County Parks and the Boerner Botanical Gardens in Whitnall Park, in association with the...

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Thefts From Car Dealers

The very recent car dealer burglaries and thefts of cars is the latest in an ongoing series of related incidents in the metro Milwaukee area and all are avoidable. Gangs break...

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Art and Nature Provide the Backdrop for Artists in the Garden At the Boerner Botanical Gardens, August 20 and 21, 2016

Art lovers can spend a unique weekend with area artists as Milwaukee County Parks and the Boerner Botanical Gardens in Whitnall Park, in association with the League of Milwaukee Artists,...

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Waukesha County Wins National County Award

Waukesha County and the Bridges Library System are proud to announce that they have been selected to receive the National Association of Counties (NACo)’s 2016 Achievement Award. The award recognizes...

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Brookfield Resident Receives the William Belzberg Humanitarian Award Scholarship

OSI Creative, a leading provider of global supply chain managed solutions for point-of-purchase displays (POP), consumer product packaging and branded merchandise programs, announced that Samantha Ranney has received the William...

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Celebrating 6 Years of Smoke-Free Air!

Yesterday, we celebrated a great national birthday – the 240th year of our great nation. Today, as a state, we celebrate another great anniversary – 6 years of smoke-free air...

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Art Service Award given to the Waukesha Community Arts Project by Waukesha Creative Arts League

A $350 Service Award was given to the local service organization, Waukesha Community Arts Project, for their contribution to encouraging the arts in young people by the Waukesha Creative Arts...

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The Innocent Killer

On Saturday, June 4 at 2:00pm, Attorney Michael Griesbach author of The Innocent Killer: A True Story of a Wrongful Conviction and Its Astonishing Aftermath, will lead a balanced discussion...

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The Importance of Sleep

Sleep is a very dynamic state and getting enough is important to good physical and mental health. Learn about what happens during sleep and if you are getting too little,...

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Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington & Waukesha County Interfaith Agencies Collaborate to Address the Growing Need for Senior Transportation

Whether in the city, suburbs or the country, seniors and adults with disabilities across Southeast Wisconsin need a way to get to the doctor, grocery store, pharmacy, or other places...

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The Importance of Sleep

Sleep is a very dynamic state and getting enough is important to good physical and mental health. Learn about what happens during sleep and if you are getting too little,...

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Mosquito Prevention a Must for Homeowners this Season

As new cases of Zika continue to pop up across the United States, it’s more essential than ever to take proper precautions to avoid contact with biting mosquito populations. Mosquitoes...

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Brookfield Resident to Graduate First in Class at United States Naval Academy on May 27, 2016

Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Thomas Wester, of Brookfield, Wisconsin will lead the Class of 2016 at the United States Naval Academy's graduation and commissioning to be held on Friday, May...

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Preventing Youth Substance Abuse Key to Reducing Burden of Disease in Wisconsin

Tobacco use packs a heavy burden as the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States. In Wisconsin, where 17% of adults still smoke cigarettes, tobacco use...

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St James Annual Thrift and Bake Sale

Coming soon is the St James Annual Thrift and Bake Sale. We are very proud of our past successes and boast of the exponential growth that we have achieved since starting...

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The fine line between enabling or disabling Waukesha inmates.

I once was an inmate at Waukesha County Jail and am very familiar with our criminal justice system. After being through the lengthy process of recovery and reentry I have...

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Introduction to Alzheimer’s

What is Alzheimer’s disease? What are the signs, symptoms & stages? What are the effects of Alzheimer's on the brain? What is dementia and the common forms of dementia? When...

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Catholic Singles Dance

Catholic Singles BEACH THEME DANCE, Saturday, May 7, 2016 between 7:00 and 11:00 PM at Saint Aloysius Church Gonzaga Hall, 1435 South 92nd Street, West Allis. Cost is $7.00 includes popcorn,...

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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.

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