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Police find guns, masks, ‘suspicious writings’ during Merton man’s eviction
2:20 a.m.


WAUKESHA —  Sheriff’s deputies assisting with an eviction at a Merton apartment on Tuesday discovered a cache of weapons in the residence and the resident’s car, as well as various “suspicious writings” pertaining to mass shooting incidents around the country, according to documents filed in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Friday.
Read the full story in today’s Freeman.

 

 

Gas prices creeping up, but no spike expected
2:17 a.m.


WAUKESHA — The sign outside the Waukesha BP station at Hartwell and Arcadian avenues read $2.09 Friday as Richard Schwanz filled up his Jeep, paying just under $37 for a tank.
“Wish I would’ve bought it sooner before it went up,” he said. “I was surprised they went as low as they did. I hope they don’t go a whole lot higher.”
They shouldn’t, said Erin Roth, executive director of the Wisconsin/Minnesota Petroleum Council.
Read the full story in today’s Freeman.

 

 

Walker calls Washington ‘68 square miles surrounded by reality’
2:03 a.m.


WASHINGTON (AP) — Criticizing Washington as a city of power-hungry elites, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday offered a preview of his likely White House message between private job interviews with those looking to help his expected presidential campaign.   
Read the full story in today’s Freeman.

 

 

Waukesha School District looks to expand program for increasing achievement, college prep
1:58 a.m.


WAUKESHA — Waukesha School District leaders are laying the groundwork to expand a program aimed at closing achievement gaps and preparing students for college to all district high schools.
Read the full story in today’s Freeman.
 

 

Sussex board approves study recommending new, $12 million civic campus
1:54 a.m.


SUSSEX — A new $12 million civic campus appears to be on the horizon here.
On Tuesday, the Village Board voted 7-0 to adopt a Sussex civic campus study — the final report needed to proceed with the project, which calls for constructing a new building that would house village departments and administration as well as other local agencies and nonprofits.
Read the full story in today’s Freeman. 
 

 

Friday's high school sports scores
10:25 p.m.


BOYS BASKETBALL

Waukesha South 45, Catholic Memorial 42

Muskego 66, Kettle Moraine 45

Arrowhead 45, Mukwonago 39

Waukesha West 42, Waukesha North 37

Brookfield Central 59, Hamilton 52, OT

Menomonee Falls 49, Wauwatosa East 45

Pewaukee 71, Greenfield 60

Brown Deer 63, New Berlin Eisenhower 56

New Berlin West 61, Cudahy 43

Kettle Moraine Lutheran 48, Laconia 46

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Waukesha West 57, Waukesha North 47

Catholic Memorial 56, Waukesha South 54

Arrowhead 45, Mukwonago 33

Muskego 46, Kettle Moraine 41

Oconomowoc 69, West Bend West 32

Brookfield East 54, West Allis Central 46

Hamilton 53, Brookfield Central 35

Menomonee falls 47, Wauwatosa East 38

Pewaukee 67, Greenfield 22

New Berlin West 57, Cudahy 39

New Berlin Eisenhower 61, Brown Deer 17

Heritage Christian 62, Lake Country Lutheran 26

University Lake 41, Salam 6

Kiel 53, Kewaskum 29

Hartford 53, Wisconsin Lutheran 48

Beaver Dam 58, Slinger 32

Cedarburg 56, Germantown 47

 

BOYS HOCKEY

Rice Lake 2, Brookfield/Catholic Memorial 1

 

See more details in Saturday's Freeman and Dailey News sports scores.