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First black player in history of major college football programs  247Sports

These players paved the way for generations of college football athletes.

Barsenas to lead Bruins  Greenfield News

GREENFIELD — Greenfield High School 2004 graduate Adam Barsenas has just completed his first month as the new head football coach for the Bruins.

Greenfield man will have to pay $1,000 fine for firing his Civil War-era cannons on July 4, court rules  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Firing cannons to salute July 4th has been deemed by Greenfield as "unnecessary noise" and a municipal court has backed it up.

Woman gets five years after trying to burn down ex-boyfriend's home in Greenfield to kill his children  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A Milwaukee woman who attempted to burn down the apartment of her ex-boyfriend's children received a five-year prison sentence Jan. 17.

Game-changer or gimmick: Districts plan for National School Walkout  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Selling orange carnations, an embodiment of nonviolence; a parental march; a die in — these are activities planned for the National School Walkout.

Where can you work out and then have pizza and a beer? Only at On the Edge Bar and Grill in Greenfield  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The third annual On the Edge classic, antique and custom car show is July 29.

Greenfield teenager punches a boy over a missing e-cigarette device, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A boy suffered a broken nose and a cut to his lip after being punched in the face by a 17-year-old Greenfield teen.

Greenfield community unites and finds perfect way to honor Ethan Monson-Dupuis, a former Whitnall runner who died of heroin overdose  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Former Whitnall High School runner Ethan Monson-Dupuis died of a heroin overdose in 2017. A new 5K will bear his name and raise money for opiate recovery.

Hudson School District introduces new staff  Hudson Star Observer

The Hudson School District will add 30-plus new staff members and teachers to its roster for the 2018-19 school year. To help you identify the new faces out and ...

Primaries in Greendale, Whitnall school districts highlight local races in spring election  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Although must municipal races area quiet in the southwestern suburbs, primaries will be needed April 19 in Greendale and Whitnall schools.

No foul play suspected in death of man found near Froedtert Hospital  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A cause of death for the Greenfield man found near Froedtert Hospital has not yet been released, but no foul play is suspected, according to the Milwaukee ...

Woman arrested after hitting husband with golf club in Greenfield  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. A man in the 4300 block of South 35th Street reported Feb. 1 his wife hit him in the head with a golf club and he was bleeding. The man was taken to St.

What to know about TSSAA Girls Basketball State Championships after Day 3  The Tennessean

The championship games have been set for Saturday's TSSAA Girls Basketball State Championships. Here is how you can watch the championship games.

Milwaukee man receives 23 years after brass-knuckle beating in Greenfield, other offenses  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An Milwaukee man will spend at least 23 years in prison after a car theft spree last summer, including a Greenfield incident with brass knuckles.

A compilation of Wisconsin high school players selected in the NFL draft  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With the NFL draft just ahead, take a look at our compilation of Wisconsin high school athletes meriting selection in this century, plus a number of notable ...

Student sexually assaulted a 16-year-old classmate at the Oconomowoc High School greenhouse, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Adalberto Carrasco Velasquez is accused of groping and forcing himself on the girl in a March 2017 assault at Oconomowoc High School.

West Allis-Greenfield-Greendale-Hales Corners Get-Out Guide: A light-hearted play or places to curb your hunger  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The weather of November is here and with it comes a slew of indoor activities for you and your family: See a play at Greenfield High School or get your lunch on ...

As blood flowed, it was a Greenfield alderwoman to the rescue - for the second time in six months  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

In a freezing, nasty rain, the dazed young man leaned against his overturned truck at the bottom of a steep ravine. The front of his suit was soaked in blood, his ...

Weekend winter storm sweeping from Midwest to New England  The Recorder

CHICAGO — A winter storm started sweeping across the Midwest on Friday, leading to slick roads and runways, as it inched its way toward New England, where ...

UNC commit Coby White finds new motivation after the loss of his father  USA TODAY High School Sports

North Carolina commit Coby White lost his father to cancer. Now he's dedicated his career to making his father proud on and off the court.

Tyler Herro reaches huge scoring milestone against New Berlin Eisenhower in regional final  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Whitnall High School senior and University of Kentucky recruit Tyler Herro came into the year a longshot to reach 2,000 career points after missing a significant ...

Future Heels, Devils shine in McDonald's All-American game; Duke commit Williamson injured

The top prep players in the country took to the court Wednesday night to take part in the annual McDonald's All-American game, and there were plenty of names ...

Dominant second half lifts New Berlin Eisenhower girls past rival New Berlin West in sectional semifinal  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With a mix of talent, depth and experience, New Berlin Eisenhower's girls basketball team has what it takes to win a state championship. But as the Lions ...

Running down conference champions at league indoor track and field meets  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Including the top athletes in area on the early-season honor roll, here's a look at the conference champions at a handful of indoor league track and field meets.

Brown Deer voters approve $25.9 million referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Voters in the Brown Deer School District approved a $25.9 million referendum that will help solve overcrowding problems at Brown Deer Elementary School and ...

People are stealing carts full of merchandise from Cudahy's soon-to-close Kmart, police say  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cudahy will be losing Kmart soon but not before the store loses money and merchandise to thieves during its going out of business sale.

Greendale High School to induct four into its athletics Hall of Fame: Lennertz, Imperiale, Loughrin and Barbian  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Greendale High School athletics Hall of Fame will welcome Jenna Lennertz, Ashley Imperiale, Ron Barbian and Mark Loughrin.

Wife of Franklin businessman accused of homicide told police she saw a dead body in his truck, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A Franklin businessman jailed since the discovery of human remains at a Walworth County farm last week may not be the only suspect in the case.

1950s-themed diner with jukebox and 1953 Dodge outside ready to open in Greenfield  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

It's time to fire up your rod and time travel back to the 1950s for a malt and a burger and to listen to Buddy Holly tunes from the jukebox.

Franklin police make quick arrest in social media threat against high school  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

It took just over an hour Monday, April 30, for Franklin Police to arrest a suspect in a threat to Franklin High School.

Whitefish Bay church stocks Ghana library with more than 2,000 books  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Rev. Matt Hadley blesses 36 boxes of books during a church *service* on Sunday, Jan. 13, at United Methodist Church of Whitefish Bay. The church plans to ...

Two people arrested for involvement in shooting and fleeing from Wauwatosa police  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Following a high-speed chase, police from Wauwatosa and Milwaukee caught two people involved in a shooting on the west side of Milwaukee on Thursday, ...

Former Taher employee accused of embezzling lunch money from Brown Deer School District  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A former food *service* employee is accused of stealing lunch money from the Brown Deer School District. Jennifer Dettmann, 48, of Kewaskum was employed by ...

Mequon-Thiensville School District expected to implement more than $100,000 in security upgrades  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Mequon-Thiensville School District is planning to implement over $100000 in security upgrades to its facilities.

Oconomowoc High School Players present Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Oconomowoc High School Players present William Shakespeare's “As You Like It” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 3-5, and 2 p.m. Saturday, ...

Arrowhead to add seven new members to Athletics Hall of Fame  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Arrowhead High School will add seven new members to its Athletics Hall of Fame on April 28 in a ceremony at the Seven Seas, starting with a reception at 5 p.m. ...

Shorewood and Rufus King students march on Columbine anniversary as they seek to 'end gun violence in this country'  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Students from Shorewood and Rufus King joined forces to show that suburban and urban schools are in the same fight to end gun violence on April 20.

Teenager accused of threatening to shoot up Mukwonago High School free on bond, told to stay away from school  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A North Prairie teen is free on a $10000 signature bond after making an initial appearance for alleged threats to shoot up Mukwonago High School.

Layoffs could start in June at Southridge Boston Store as Bon-Ton liquidation proceeds  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

GREENDALE - Layoffs are expected to start in June at the Southridge Boston Store in the wake of the Bon-Ton chain of department stores failing to attract a ...

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Jaclyn is a reporter for NPR Illinois with special interests in health and agriculture. She joined the team in September of 2017. Jaclyn got her start in.

West Allis firefighters and SWAT team rip up old buildings to practice their rescue techniques  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

West Allis firefighters and SWAT team are letting it rip, as they tear holes in roofs and saw through big doors in hopes that the practice will pay off when they face ...

Pewaukee homicide victim identified Sunday by family  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Joanne Curley, who was known for her compassion to animals and for opening a cafe in Pewaukee, was found dead at her home Thursday.

Postal Service investigates alleged thefts inside Brookfield facility  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The U.S. Postal *Service* is investigating allegations of theft inside the post office in Brookfield.

The Chocolate Factory closes in Shorewood  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Known for its subs, ice cream and soups, The Chocolate Factory opened the Shorewood location at 4330 N. Oakland Ave. in 2014.

Officials will discuss and listen to input from the public on a plan to enhance downtown Okauchee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An open house to discuss the Downtown Okauchee Zoning District will be held by the Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use and the town of ...

A pelican was nursed back to health in the town of Ottawa. It can't leave until the government reopens.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An American white pelican suffering from parasites and a broken wing landed itself in the Wildlife In Need Center in the town of Ottawa recently — and that's ...

A new Burger King is coming to Appleton Avenue in Menomonee Falls  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The fast-food restaurant is slated to break ground in the spring.

Pirozhkova ready for Rio Olympics  The Recorder

Pirozhkova ready for Rio Olympics- To most people, qualifying to compete at the Olympics would be a pretty big deal.That was the case for Greenfield wrestler ...

Tyler Herro injured as Whitnall falls to Waunakee at Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Shootout  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tyler Herro was lost with an ankle injury and Waunakee pulled away over Whitnall in a battle of two top Wisconsin teams.

Another retail theft at a Menomonee Falls store has police searching for two suspects, one who they've encountered before  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Menomonee Falls Police Department is searching for two shoplifters after they got away with a cart of merchandise without paying at the Target, N95 ...

Casey Blochowiak returns to Menomonee Falls School District as new curriculum & learning director  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Casey Blochowiak has been named the new Menomonee Falls curriculum & learning director. She will replace Corey Golla, who was recently named the ...

Stingl: Daughter yearns to know the father killed in a crash before learning she existed  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Amanda Cottrell went to a psychic medium as a way to contact her father. "Sounds crazy, I know."

Illinois man killed after crashing into the back of a semi-tanker in Fredonia  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The semi-tanker, which was hauling waste water, had turned southbound onto Highway 57 from Jay Road when it was struck from behind by the man's van.

13th arrest of Milwaukee man, 46, for shoplifting happens at Walgreen's in West Allis  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 46-year-old Milwaukee man, whom police said has been arrested a dozen times for shoplifting just got a 13th arrest Sunday, April 8.

West Allis stabbing leaves a man in critical condition  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 37-year-old man is in critical condition at a local hospital following a stabbing at 80th Street and National Avenue in West Allis.

Kenosha police sergeant gets 40 days' jail time for driving drunk and crashing in 2017  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A sergeant with the Kenosha Police Department will receive jail time for driving drunk and crashing into car in Oak Creek in 2017.

New Berlin West boys basketball coach Brandon Mattox resigns  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

New Berlin West head basketball coach Brandon Mattox has resigned after three-plus seasons as head coach.

Greenfield rallies around Olympic wrestler Elena Pirozhkova, her family

Photo by Jeff BrownMembers of Olympic Wrestler Elena Pirozhkova'Âs family pose with promotional posters featuring her as well as one of her medals outside ...

Homeless man charged with burglary for overnight stay in Blain's Farm & Fleet in Waukesha  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A homeless man faces one count of burglary after he allegedly hid in Blain's Farm & Fleet store in Waukesha until the store closed and then slept overnight in its ...

Greenfield's Elena Pirozhkova on brink of achieving Olympic wrestling dream

USA WrestlingGreenfield's Elena Pirozhkova, right, is a decorated wrestler on the international level looking to take the next step – the Olympics.

Video: Greenfield Olympian Elena Pirozhkova discusses her 'team behind the team'

Elena Pirozhkova, a 2005 graduate of Greenfield High School who recently qualified to wrestle at the London Olympics, is featured in a new video from the U.S. ...

Waukesha County basketball roundup: Waukesha West boys earn big out-of-state win  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Waukesha West's boys basketball team earned a nonconference win over a top team from Iowa, while Mukwonago's girls basketball team won its eighth straight ...

Spiked water bottle party at Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School, West Allis, reined in by police  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

WEST ALLIS - It took a tip to the school staff to bring at least five Frank Lloyd Wright students who passed around a water bottle spiked with whiskey to task.

After 19 years guiding Pewaukee athletics into state powerhouse, John Maltsch to retire at year's end  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Pewaukee athletics director John Maltsch, who oversaw a huge boom in success at Pewaukee High School, is retiring after 19 years as AD and 21 at the school.

A big year for the Watt family marks our top Lake Country sports story of 2017  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Watt Family had a colossal year, and it's the lead story from Lake Country sports in 2017. A look at the other big items from the busy year.

Burger King brawl at Waukesha shopping center results in one arrest  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

One woman was arrested following a fight between her and an assistant manager at Burger King at the Shoppes at Fox River shopping center.

It's about family at Vivere Italian Restaurant in Oak Creek — and, of course, a chef who sings to his soup  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

OAK CREEK — It's all in the family at Vivere Italian Restaurant, a family-run business in Oak Creek, where employees feel like relatives and customers are ...

Shorewood girls on their way to Woodland East championship  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Shorewood downed Cudahy and South Milwaukee to close in on the Woodland East championship.

With Katula steering the ship, Waukesha North boys basketball chasing elusive Classic 8 Conference title  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Waukesha North's boys basketball team is looking to win just the second conference championship in program history.

For new assistant principal, a risk worth taking  Rosemount Town Pages

There was an element of risk involved when Virgil Jones took a job at Rosemount High School. He was leaving a job he liked — one he'd held for nine years ...

Experience gained last season helping Waukesha West boys basketball burst onto scene as a contender  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An improved defense and a battle-tested roster has Waukesha West out to a strong start to the season.

Franklin man charged with driving stolen car, stealing firearm  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 20-year-old Franklin man is being accused of three felonies and two other charges after he crashed a stolen vehicle during a snowstorm Sunday.

A three-wheeled Harley Davidson that serves beer is coming to the expanded beer gardens in Pewaukee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

VILLAGE OF PEWAUKEE – If you didn't get a chance to grab a cold brew from the pimped-out Winnebago RV that sold beer at Kiwanis Village Park last fall in ...

Single mom, UW-La Crosse graduate beats odds to become statistician  The Courier Life News

A tattoo wrapped around Leah Voit-Osticki's right biceps tells the story of her life.

Suicide suspected in body found at Oak Creek beach  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Wednesday that a body was found on a beach in Oak Creek overnight.

Tosa BelAir Cantina uses humor as a sign of moving on after incident involving Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A sign inside BelAir in Tosa reads, "No one goes to BelAir Cantina it's always too busy-Twitter."

Franklin boys basketball seizes control of Southeast by finishing with a flourish in battle of two top-10 teams  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Franklin boys basketball team won its 11th straight game, downing a Racine Park team that appears to be its best competition for a Southeast title.

Discover a hidden neighborhood bar at Spanky's in Mequon  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Particular favorites off Spanky's diverse menu include the French dip, the club sandwich and the French onion soup.

Laura Lau wins by a sliver over Jack Melvin Jr. in hotly contested Waukesha County judicial race  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Laura Lau came away with a 621-vote victory, unofficially, out of the 75,655 votes cast in the race for Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge Branch 12.

New bakery that would specialize in made from scratch treats would open in former Peet's Coffee location in Wauwatosa  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The proposed eatery plans to offer a traditional, walk-in retail bakery with a small café-style area where customers may dine in.

Kraverz creates intersection of quality, convenience, cost  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Kraverz co-owners Dave and Amit Iljazi pride their restaurant on providing quality food and good *service* at a great price.

Franklin Police Report: McDonald's employee threatens to 'beat up' and 'stab' co-workers if they mess up his cheeseburger  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. The general manager of McDonald's, 7501 W. Rawson Ave., reported Dec. 15 that a 16-year-old male employee threatened two other employees, saying he ...

Hot air balloon 'Last Lap' pays tribute to legendary NASCAR drivers  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Deb and Ron Nollen of Merton are not only hot air balloonists but also NASCAR enthusiasts.

Incumbent Steve Wattawa wins St. Francis aldermanic election after coin flip tiebreaker and recount reaffirms tie  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The finer points of American democracy were on display Thursday, April 5, when Steve Wattawa was reelected to the St. Francis Common Council thanks to a ...

Lake Country Lutheran's Andersen named Gatorade Player of the Year in girls volleyball  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Lake Country Lutheran standout girls volleyball player Brooke Andersen was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Wisconsin after leading the ...

Tributes for Nov. 9  Greeley Tribune

Germaine Ida Tate Oct. 30, 1922-Nov. 6, 2014 Age: 92 Residence: Greeley Germaine Ida Tate, 92, of Greeley, passed away Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 at.

First Citizens Bank to lay off about 100 employees in Glendale, Brown Deer  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The affected employees work at the Brown Deer office at 4000 West Brown Deer Road and at a Glendale office at 501 W. Northshore Drive, within Bayshore ...

Police call bomb squad to deal with live mortars found in a vacant Genesee home  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

TOWN OF GENESEE - Police on March 24 recovered and disposed of two military-grade live explosives they found in a vacant Genesee home. The munitions ...

Garrett Klumb, a registered sex offender, turns himself in after being charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Garrett M. Klumb, a known sex offender since 2004 who recently was charged with two counts of first degree-degree sexual assault, is in jail.

Town of Ottawa family adopts dog from Korean dog meat farm  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Marcus arrived to the Elmbrook Humane Society in July 2017 from a Korean dog meat farm.

Oak Creek man dies after shoveling snow in Milwaukee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 52-year-old Oak Creek man died in Milwaukee from complications with hypertension after shoveling snow on Sunday.

Magic Valley workers: Look who's been hired, promoted and recognized so far in 2018  Twin Falls Times-News

Magic Valley businesses can send in their new hires, promotions and award winners to Business Editor Heather Kennison at

Mukwonago native Tanguay works way back to field and other Milwaukee-area players competing in college football bowl games  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Nate Tanguay of Mukwonago is back competing for a national title after working his way back from an ACL injury, plus other area connections in bowl games.

Oakland Brings In 10 Recruits For 2018-19 Season  SwimSwam

Oakland swimming and diving head coach Pete Hovland announced Thursday the addition of 10 student-athletes during the fall signing period.

Allison Rozek says Shorewood 'reached a milestone' in electing a woman as village president  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Allison Rozek will take over for departing Village President Guy Johnson, who opted not to run for re-election.

Elm Grove Police Department seek woman who it says planned November group home armed robbery  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Elm Grove Police Department is looking for a woman who was involved with an armed robbery of a residence on Westmoor Terrace in Elm Grove.

Giant Chinese zodiac sculptures are turning heads in Boston  The Recorder

BOSTON — A dozen giant bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac are stopping people in their tracks in downtown Boston and ...

Sconnies of March: Blockton, Kostowicz, Ogunbowale, Cooks lead area alumni in NCAA Division 1 women's basketball  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Here's a look at some local women's basketball standouts who are enjoying strong seasons on the hardcourt at NCAA Division I destinations (including all of ...

Seven St. Francis residents report credit card fraud; all used local bank's ATM  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Seven residents who all used an ATM at a local bank in the city have reported fraudulent use of their credit cards.

CU Student Could Face More Serious Charges In Deadly Stabbing  CBS Local

By Lauren DiSpirito. BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– A University of Colorado student could face more serious charges in the stabbing death of a fellow student.

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