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Germantown HS football game honors former star player who unexpectedly passed away  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

GERMANTOWN -- On a night all about the kickoff to another high school football season, a group of family and friends in Germantown honored No. 21.

Developments Are Booming in Germantown  Shepherd Express

Located 33 miles northwest of Milwaukee, Germantown boasts a rich Teutonic history, loads of green space, parks and excellent schools.

The Germantown Performing Arts Center will hold its grand opening in June  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

(Photo: Submitted). While the Germantown Performing Arts Center has been open since mid-January, it has yet to hold a grand opening. That will change this ...

Vaping is becoming increasingly common at Germantown High School. Police aren't taking it lightly.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Four Germantown students were cited in about a week for having vaping devices and controlled substances in school. Police say it's a growing problem.

Germantown School Board approves changes for MacArthur Elementary, Germantown HS  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Germantown School Board approved parking lot work at MacArthur Elementary School and rework at Germantown High School.

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 ...

Germantown High School student to perform national anthem at an upcoming Milwaukee Bucks game  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Germantown freshman said her singing is influenced by artists such as Ariana Grande, Whitney Houston and Beyonce.

Germantown H.S. Senior excels in both volleyball and track & field  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

GERMANTOWN-- Tabitha Wechlo is a senior at Germantown High School. She plays club volleyball for Premier Volleyball. She credits her parents for getting ...

Dedication ceremony and groundbreaking held for Germantown HS construction projects  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A dedication and groundbreaking ceremony was held at Germantown High School to officially start construction on projects approved as part of an $84 million ...

Germantown High School students cited for disorderly conduct after threat found on desk  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

GERMANTOWN -- Two Germantown High School students, 17 and 16, were cited for disorderly conduct after a threatening message was found on a desk.

Germantown High School homecoming festivities underway  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Germantown High School is in the middle of its homecoming week, with a Powderpuff Football Game to take place tonight, Wed. Sept. 22 at 5 p.m..

Senior Carter Schmidt helps Germantown win a State title in Volleyball  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

GERMANTOWN -- Carter Schmidt is a senior at Germantown High School. He was part of the varsity volleyball team that won the State title. It was the Warhawks ...

Germantown high schooler dies after hitting truck on I-270, had been driving to internship  WJLA

Shortly after sunrise Thursday, a rose garden's worth of flowers began to accumulate within Josh Snyder's assigned parking space at Northwest High School in ...

Germantown teen breaking records and on the National Powerlifting team  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

GERMANTOWN -- Dawson Stroik is a senior at Germantown High School. He is on the powerlifting team and also the football team. Dawson says he started ...

Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch tours areas under construction for Germantown referendum projects  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch toured areas under construction with local business leaders and manufacturers at Germantown High School.

“This is truly exciting:” Germantown H.S. safe driving campaign wins $100K prize

GERMANTOWN -- A teens first year on the road is the most dangerous, and State Farm Insurance is working to keep our first year drivers safe. The company ...

Germantown High School band, set to play in Italy, stuck in Philadelphia after flight canceled

GERMANTOWN -- The Germantown High School band is trying to get to Rome, Italy to perform -- but as of Wednesday, December 28th, more than half of them ...

Germantown High School teacher remains in jail Milwaukee

GERMANTOWN -- A Germantown High School teacher has spent 24 hours in jail, with no charges filed. The teacher was arrested after allegations he had ...

Non-referendum work starting on Amy Belle Elementary School in Germantown  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Non-referendum work on Amy Belle Elementary School in Germantown is scheduled to begin this fall.

Four Germantown H.S. basketball players arrested for possession

GERMANTOWN (WITI) -- Four Germantown High School basketball players were arrested on Thursday, January 23rd for illegal drug violations. The incident ...

Germantown teen part of polo team that received third at Nationals  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

RICHFIELD -- Emma Sbragia graduated from Germantown High School in the spring of 2018. She is a member of the the Hillside Farm Polo Club Team, They ...

Menomonee Falls wins border battle with Germantown  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MENOMONEE FALLS -- A full house at Menomonee Falls for its border battle with Germantown in week one of the football season. The Warhawks strike first, ...

Germantown H.S. teacher charged with sexual assault Milwaukee

GERMANTOWN - A Germantown High School teacher is now charged with three counts of sexual assault of a student by school staff. That teacher is Eric Glass.

New information in case against Germantown teacher Eric Glass Milwaukee

GERMANTOWN -- There are new details in the case of a Germantown High School teacher accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student back in ...

Out to fast start, Ice Bears boys hockey program led by Germantown freshman Andrew Butler  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Germantown freshman Andrew Butler brings an uncommon skill level to the ice for the Ice Bears co-op.

At least 10 threats involving schools in SE WI in week since Florida school shooting  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- FOX6 News has counted at least 10 threats involving schools in SE Wisconsin in the six days since the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. that ...

The Palmyra-Eagle School Board has taken the next step toward dissolving the school district  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The fate of the cash-strapped Palmyra-Eagle Area School District now rests with the School District Boundary Appeal Board.

Referendums on the November ballot could cost Wisconsin taxpayers $1.4 billion  WTMJ-TV

On November 6th, Wisconsin will not only be voting in the races for Governor and U.S. Senate. Taxpayers will also be asked to approve a staggering $1.4 billion ...

At greatest risk for suicide, transgender students often feel unsafe in their own schools  Appleton Post Crescent

Transgender students face ridicule from students and staff while districts debate policies. But with local support, their risk of suicide falls.

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 ...

Knights volleyball signs five for 2019 - Bellarmine Knights Mobile  BU Athletics

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Bellarmine Volleyball Coach Jenni Grzebin has announced a recruiting class of five members for the 2019 season. The quintet includes: ...

Here are 163 fun things to do in the Milwaukee suburbs this summer  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Skiers glide past during the Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club's weekly show at Lakefront Park on Thursday, August 2, 2018. (Photo: Scott Ash/Now News Group).

Mamie Fleming | Obituaries  Leader-Telegram

Mamie Lee Fleming, a longtime resident of the Altoona area, passed away Friday, March 22, 2019 at Clearwater Care Center.

‘We’re in the 40s reported:’ Germantown police seek suspects in vehicle break-ins, fiery crash  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

GERMANTOWN -- Suspects were caught on camera in Germantown trying to break into several vehicles while the owners were sleeping. One victim made it ...

Germantown boys basketball coach suddenly resigns  WISN Milwaukee

He's considered one of the best high school basketball coaches in the state, but Steve Showalter surprised everyone when he resigned Monday from ...

Former Pilgrim Park principal was asked to accelerate his resignation after reading a confiscated book to staff  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The former principal at Pilgrim Park Middle School in Elm Grove was asked to accelerate his resignation after an incident in which he read a book he confiscated ...

Despite not getting a $2.75 million village loan, Olive Garden is still coming to Menomonee Falls  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Construction has started on Menomonee Falls' first Olive Garden, at White Stone Station, along Interstate 41, northwest of Froedtert and the Wisconsin Athletic ...

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 ...

An Arrowhead High School, UW graduate qualifies for the national finals of 'American Ninja Warrior'  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Hartland native Taylor Amann started competing in gymnastics at the age of 5 and later picked up a pole vault. She had tremendous success at the high school ...

Four Germantown basketball players arrested suspended from games

GERMANTOWN (WITI) -- The Germantown School District says an investigation into an incident in which four basketball players were arrested for illegal drug ...

A new 700,000-square-foot Briggs & Stratton facility could be open by April 2019 in Germantown  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Germantown Village Board approved the rezoning of 360 acres to pave the way for a new industrial park and Briggs & Stratton distribution center.

A Vietnam native combined the best of Wisconsin and Vietnam for a new Menomonee Falls restaurant  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

I was born in Vietnam. I love our food and want to share it," said Henry Nguyen, owner of Menomonee Falls' new Vietnamese restaurant Evie's Bistro.

Sensenbrenner Announces 2019 Service Academy Nominations  urbanmilwaukee

"I am honored to nominate these outstanding young men and women to our nation's *service* academies." By U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner - Jan 30th, 2019 ...

High school manufacturing program has classes in the workplace  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Menomonee Falls — Not many high school students can say that a manufacturing company is their classroom — and their workplace — but that's the case for ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Berger returns to Portage as school's next coach  Sauk Prairie Eagle

As a sophomore member of Portage's junior varsity boys basketball team in the 2002-03 season, Darrin Berger was able to witness just how much of a ...

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 basketball team a father and son affair Milwaukee

GERMANTOWN -- Young athletes usually get excited when parents come see them play. One father in Germantown has seen his son play every single one of ...

Longtime Germantown football coach Phil Datka dies  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Phil Datka, who led Germantown High School to state football titles in 1998 and 2003, died Tuesday morning, almost two weeks after having heart surgery.

Lake Country School opens its new $112,000 STEM-focused innovation lab  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Lake Country School recently opened its new STEM Innovation Lab, joining other suburban districts that have created similar spaces.

St. Boniface makes 4,100 pies for annual fundraiser; “Yup, that’s the apple pie school”

GERMANTOWN -- When Diana Erlandson is out and about, a certain something always seems to come up. “When I tell people I'm principal at St. Boniface ...

After hitting an impasse in Pewaukee, a developer proposes 3,000 seat ballpark, wellness facility in Summit  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The mixed-use development proposal includes a 3000 seat ballpark, an indoor athletic training and wellness facility and two outdoor athletic fields.

Germantown's police chief is bringing back the idea of connecting the department's two buildings  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

GERMANTOWN - Since 1995, the village has known that it would be a good idea, once the police department moved into a former public library, to connect that ...

Senior living development Fairway Knoll to open soon in Germantown  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

GERMANTOWN - Final touches are being made at Fairway Knoll to open its doors and welcome residents on June 25. Located on Mequon Road and adjacent ...

Wanaki Golf Course in Menomonee Falls will close after the 2019 season  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Golfers who hit the links at Wanaki Golf Course in Menomonee Falls will have to find a new course next year. Wanaki will close after the 2019 golf season.

An 18-year-old woman randomly stabbed an Illinois truck driver at a Mukwonago gas station, police say  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A woman wielding a large kitchen-type knife stabbed a man outside the North Store Shell station July 15, Mukwonago village police say.

More schools stocking NARCAN amid growing opioid epidemic  WDJT

Opioid overdoses killed more than 42,000 people in 2016, according to the latest data from the CDC. Opioid overdose deaths were five times higher that year ...

Mequon Road in Germantown will close all summer for construction. Here's what you need to know.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A project to widen Mequon Road in Germantown will shut down a portion of the road through the summer.

Showalter finds new success on the sidelines

Steve Showalter provided Germantown High School with one of its finest moments when his unbeaten Warhawks edged out Rufus King for the WIAA Division 1 ...

Police ID worker who died in a fall at the Oak Creek Amazon facility construction site  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 24-year-old Wisconsin man died Wednesday, July 10, at the Amazon construction site in Oak Creek after falling approximately 30 to 40 feet, police said.

Wayne "Rick" Ennis | Obituaries |  La Crosse Tribune

Wayne Rick Ennis. Wayne “Rick” R. Ennis, 65, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. He was born in Milwaukee, Aug. 20, 1953, to Wayne G. and ...

New Berlin will finally be featured on the Milwaukee PBS show 'Around the Corner with John McGivern'  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

NEW BERLIN - John McGivern's turn "Around the Corner" will step into New Berlin, the latest community to star in a long-running PBS series highlighting ...

A 3-year-old boy pulled from Elm Grove swimming pool was unsupervised, police say  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 3-year-old boy who was hospitalized after being underwater at the village of Elm Grove swimming pool, 13600 Juneau Blvd., was unsupervised, according to ...

Standoff at Oak Creek home resolves peacefully  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Police negotiators were able to get a suspect out of a home in Oak Creek after a domestic situation that evolved into a tactical situation, according to a news ...

Wisconsin champs crowned in duck and goose calling and decoy carving  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The 2018 Wisconsin Duck and Goose Calling Championships and Wisconsin Decoy Carving Championships were held Aug. 11 and 12 in Richfield, Wis.

Golf simulation bar coming to Germantown  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Winter golfing will soon become a reality in Germantown.

Waukesha West Principal Resigns Abruptly

Waukesha, WI - No details provided on the resignation of David Towers, whose last day with Waukesha School District was Friday.

Student accused of threatening to shoot up Mukwonago High School had his free speech violated, lawyer says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jared Roberts is accused of threatening to kill students at Mukwonago High School.

Wisconsin football recruiting: Julius Davis explodes in season-opener  Bucky's 5th Quarter

Our first in-person look at the 2019 running back did not disappoint.

Clerks, crime and crashes among most viewed stories in Menomonee Falls and Germantown in 2017  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Upheaval in the Germantown Clerks Office, fatal crashes and crime tops the list of top stories in the northwest surburbs.

Dousman Derby Days will celebrate its 64th year with a frog jump, parade and live music  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Dousman American Legion Post 405 is presenting this year's event July 26-28 at Cory Park on Main Street.

A motorcyclist was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Menomonee Falls  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Silver Spring Drive between Lilly and Pilgrim Roads.

Germantown woman suspected in string of burglaries has been charged  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A woman suspected in several burglaries in Germantown has been charged in Washington County Circuit Court.

Home's design elements hold meaning for Germantown family  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Bright colors, crosses, candles and other pieces have special meaning throughout this Germantown family's home.

Lawyer for man who found a noose outside a Brookfield home says police are 'downplaying hate crime' possibility  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The lawyer for the Brookfield man who found a noose hanging from a tree on his street last week says the police department is "downplaying the possibility this ...

With a lifelong love for lakes, a Hartland woman started a lake life apparel brand with a mission to protect them  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

When Katherine Gramann of Hartland was 3, her family got a cottage in Three Lakes. She remembers spending time there with loved ones, sitting around ...

A 'huge' water main break in Waukesha severely reduced water pressure for residents on a hot and humid night  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A water main break along St. Paul Avenue near Wisconsin Avenue severely reduced water pressure and left residents hunting for answers.

It's circus, theater, cabaret and rated R. Paranormal Cirque is soon pitching its big top tent in Greendale.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A narrator will guide the audience through a horror story, incorporating circus acts.

The first Milwaukee-area Festival Foods will open in November in Hales Corners  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The first Festival Foods in the Milwaukee area will open in Hales Corners Nov. 8, the company announced.

Iron Town Harley-Davidson dealership abruptly closes; business owes $6.3 million in debts, lawsuit says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The New Berlin location is mired in a $6.3 million federal lawsuit for delinquent debts to Harley-Davidson Credit-Corp.

State agrees to look at ways to improve safety at dangerous Saukville intersection  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The state is looking into what can be done to improve safety at a Saukville intersection that has been the site of several serious crashes.

PREP SPORTS: Baraboo set to induct five-person Hall of Fame class  Baraboo News Republic

Five former Baraboo athletes, coaches and athletic directors will be honored as members of the Baraboo High School Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018.

'The best of all worlds': Hundred Mile House, a modern supper club, opens in Port Washington  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Hundred Mile House, a *fresh* take on a supper club, opened in the former home of Nisleit's Country Inn in Port Washington.

A housing development with seven living options and a park could come to Sussex  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The village of Sussex's newest proposed housing development — south of Silver Spring, behind Kohl's — is designed to appeal to a variety of lifestyles, whether ...

Brookfield police are looking for a man who stole over $1,000 worth of golf clubs from Dick's Sporting Goods  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A man entered the store, selected and concealed two Callaway Epic Drivers totaling $1059.98, and exited without paying, according to a police report.

A Milwaukee man said he was racially profiled while trying to return blinds at The Home Depot in Wauwatosa  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A Milwaukee man said he was a victim of racial profiling after he tried to return blinds at the Wauwatosa Home Depot. After buying blinds for his house, Terrance ...

Crews put out a two-alarm fire at the Hartland Inn, a 113-year-old building  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The fire in the 113-year-old building originated in the walls of the kitchen, according to Hartland fire chief Dave Dean.

Whitefish Bay police looking for a sex offender who approached children in Klode Park  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Whitefish Bay police are searching for a registered sex offender seen approaching children Thursday near Klode Park and Richards School.

Three fireworks company employees were injured during the July 4 show in Waukesha  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Three people were injured during the July 4 fireworks show in Waukesha, and a garage fire, possibly started by fireworks, caused $30,000 in damage early ...

This isn't the first time the boy who nearly drowned at an Elm Grove pool was left unattended, police say  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

In the aftermath of a 3-year-old boy nearly drowning at the village of Elm Grove swimming pool after being left unsupervised, the Waukesha County District ...

Boaters escape injury after their kayaks capsize on Lac La Belle in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The strong storm had Western Lakes Fire responding to 28 incidents between 4:50 and 6:50 p.m. June 27.

Germantown's Spassland Park could have new playground equipment by end of summer  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Spassland Park may see new playground equipment by the end of summer as the Germantown pushes to update old playgrounds in the village.

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 ...

A noose was found hanging in front of an Asian family's home in Brookfield, police say  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Police on Monday afternoon said they found a noose tied to a tree branch outside an Asian family's home in Brookfield, not a black family's home as previously ...

Milwaukee man shot a driver in the Franklin Sam's Club parking lot after road rage incident, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A gunshot rang out just after noon at the Franklin Sam's Club on July 27 and a Milwaukee man has been charged for firing it following an apparent road rage ...

A four-story Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel might come to Mequon  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A four-story, 91-unit Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel has been proposed on a vacant 4.8-acre lot at 11900 N. Port Washington Road in Mequon.

The Wisconsin State Fair has arrived. Here's what you need to know.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Get ready for a week and a half of cream puffs, cows, classic rock, and these new attractions.

Stir Crazy Fresh Asian Grill in Brookfield closed after eviction hearing  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

After 15 years, Stir Crazy *Fresh* Asian Grill in Brookfield has closed. A sign on the door announced the restaurant was permanently closed. The permanent ...

Made-up mailbag: What does adding transfer Joey Hauser mean for Michigan State basketball?  Lansing State Journal

With transfer Joey Hauser's addition to Michigan State's basketball program come questions. So, naturally, it's time for a made-up mailbag. Here we go …

A Lyft driver used a racial slur and pointed a gun at a passenger in Elm Grove, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A Lyft driver used a racial slur and pointed a gun at a passenger after a July 19 driving argument in Elm Grove, according to a criminal complaint.

Report of man trying to kill Lisbon woman prompted tactical response, but it was unfounded, sheriff says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

After a woman reported someone in a Lisbon house was trying to kill her with a gun, Waukesha County authorities responded with tactical teams and found story ...

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