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OCONOMOWOC — Even though it wasn’t a normal day in the classroom on Tuesday, Oconomowoc High School students were still busy working on their futures.

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WEST BEND — Wisconsin U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin sat down on Tuesday with leaders of Moraine Park Technical College, the West Bend School District and the Kettle Moraine YMCA to discuss how the organizations work together to provide an education to area students looking to enter a workforce … Read more

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TOWN OF POLK — The Washington County Humane Society has nearly completed their goal of making sure the animals they house have a comfortable, stress-free environment to reside in by means of a modernized facility. Read more

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HARTFORD — The city, like several other communities throughout southeastern Wisconsin, is moving on from its Waste Management contract and will be working with GFL Environmental Services of Horicon beginning Nov. 1 for garbage and recycling services. Read more

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CEDARBURG — A 22-year-old former Cedarburg resident crossed climbing Mount Kilimanjaro off her bucket list and has even broken two world records through World’s Highest OCR, an organization that allows travelers to climb into a crater once atop the mountain and have the chance to complete an obstacle course. Read more

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WAUKESHA — An Elm Grove man who left jury duty without permission last month appeared in court Tuesday for a possible contempt of court sanction. Read more

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MADISON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday scheduled a hearing for later this month on whether to block Wisconsin’s fall wolf hunt. Six Chippewa tribes filed a lawsuit in the Western District of Wisconsin on Sept. 21 seeking to stop the hunt, saying hunters killed too many wolves during the st… Read more

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MADISON (AP) — The former state Supreme Court justice leading Assembly Republicans’ probe of the 2020 election has sent subpoenas to Milwaukee and Green Bay officials demanding information about private donations they used to run their voting operations. Michael Gableman sent subpoenas to Mi… Read more

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WEST BEND — Demolition is well underway at the old West Bend Brewery site at West Washington Street and North Main Street, as old buildings are coming down to make room for a new mixed-use development called the District. Read more

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MILWAUKEE — Franklyn Esenberg of the Town of Cedarburg has had a huge hand in the prosperity of one of Milwaukee’s oldest performing symphony orchestras and he wants to make sure it’s accessible to everyone. Read more

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DELAFIELD — As the public begins to purchase fall decorations and early Christmas gift shoppers start searching the market, local business owners are facing seasonal supply chain challenges this year. Read more

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TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC — The Oconomowoc Town Board has approved a plan to implement a tax incremental financing district in downtown Okauchee with the vision of improving the area to drive development and revitalization. Read more

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TOWN OF KEWASKUM — Members of the USDA Forest Service Eastern Region Regional Office in Milwaukee stopped by the Otten Property on the Ice Age Trail Wednesday to help clear invasive buckthorn from the area. Read more

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CEDARBURG — Capt. Michael McNerney has been selected to become the next police chief of the Cedarburg Police Department at the beginning of next year. Police Chief Tom Frank announced in July that he would be retiring on Jan. 4, 2022 after over 22 years of service. Read more

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WAUKESHA — School districts across the country, including some in Waukesha County, are grappling with a shortage of bus drivers. “One of our greatest challenges during the first few weeks of this school year has been to provide a stable busing system,” said Elmbrook School District Chief Strategy Officer Chris Thompson in a recent letter to families. Read more

WEST BEND — Blue Lotus Farm and Retreat Center (BLFRC) welcomed a new changing facility this summer, allowing those of different abilities and their caregivers access to a private space complete with a hydraulic lift and sanitizing station. In the weeks since it was completed, visitors have been appreciating the changing facility. Read more

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GRAFTON — Jim Brunnquell has not only seen a lot of changes in recent decades, he’s had a hand in guiding it, serving as village president for the past 20 years. Read more

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WEST BEND — Much like the weather, tourism in the West Bend area warmed up this summer as the area saw the return of tourists and annual events. Read more

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WEST BEND — Four students and two adults are being referred for charges after two incidents at the West Bend High Schools building on Monday. Police officers responded to incidents at the high school Monday, after physical altercations occurred. Read more

MADISON, Wis. — A judge's decision to release a Wisconsin woman who helped stab her sixth-grade classmate to please online horror character Slender Man from a mental health facility has left the victim's family nervous and afraid, a spokesman said Tuesday. Read more

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WAUKESHA - A 58-year-old man has died following an arrest early Tuesday for domestic abuse-battery, during which Waukesha police officers used an electronic control device and physical force to take him into custody when he would not cooperate, according to a press release. Read more

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MUKWONAGO — Although no student in K-12 schools today was alive during the September 11, 2001 attacks, Mukwonago High School is utilizing the first-hand accounts of others to give them a deeper understanding. Read more

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WAUKESHA - Anissa Weier, one of the women accused in the 2014 attack on a classmate to appease the fictional internet character Slender Man, was ordered to be placed on conditional release from the state mental institution where she’s been nearly since the case began. Read more

WASHINGTON COUNTY — On Wednesday, the Washington County Board approved a tentative redistricting map. This map reduces the number of districts from 26 to 21, which will also reduce the number of supervisors in the upcoming 2022 election. Read more