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Sister Joel Read Receives National Honor

Sister Joel Read, President Emerita of Alverno College, has been honored with the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C Award for her outstanding contributions and extended service to Catholic Higher Education...

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UW-Waukesha Continuing Education Classes for the week of February 5-11, 2012

As the winter wind continues to blow, don’t hibernate—the moment is now to take a class sure to inspire and ignite your curiosity through UW-Waukesha Continuing Education. Our array of...

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St. John the Evangelist announces school Open House

St. John the Evangelist Catholic School (K4-8) will hold its annual school Open House Saturday, January 28 from 3:00-4:30 and Sunday, January 29th from 8:30-11:00. Teachers, students, staff and parents will...

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Greenfield High School NHS Brings Holiday Joy

Nearly 50 local families had a happy holiday season, thanks to the Greenfield High School National Honor Society and all those who made donations during the annual Holiday Sharing food...

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4K Open House

Time to plan ahead for next Fall! Grandma’s House ~ 4K Open House ~ 5:00 - 6:00 pm Highland Center – Tuesday, January 17, 2012 Tosa Center – Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Other locations: Brookfield...

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UW-Waukesha Continuing Education’s Open House Let’s You “Try It Before You Buy It!”

Don’t miss an opportunity to find out what peaks your personal or professional interests this year-- UW-Waukesha Continuing Education’s bi-annual “Try It Before You Buy It” gives prospective customers a...

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Alverno College Holds its 144th Commencement on December 16 and 17

One-hundred eighty-four students will walk across the Alverno College Pitman Theatre stage (39th St. and Morgan Ave.) on December 17 at 2 p.m. to receive their undergraduate degrees. Forty-one...

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Give the Gift of Continuing Education!

GIVE THE GIFT OF CONTINUING EDUCATION! Skip the headaches of Black Friday shopping this year with purchasing a UW-Waukesha Continuing Education gift certificate! A UW-Waukesha Continuing Education gift certificate is sure...

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Getting Creative for the Holidays with Classes at Alverno College

Traditional Polish paper ornaments, evergreen centerpieces, and bronze clay pendants are just a few of the upcoming enrichment classes through the Telesis program at Alverno College. Telesis classes are open to...

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MATC’s West Allis Campus to Host Centennial Celebration Nov. 10

Students, faculty and staff, and business and community partners will celebrate Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Centennial at the West Allis Campus Thursday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. The...

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Local children's author wins 2nd Teachers' Choice Award

Sylvan Dell Publishing–South Milwaukee author Janet Halfmann has been awarded the 2012 Teachers’ Choice Award for Picture Books for "Fur and Feathers." Teachers’ Choice Awards have been a part of Learning...

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Local student will perform in Carroll University play

Three students from your area will perform in “Fiddler on the Roof” at Carroll University. Performances are Nov. 18-19, 2011, at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m....

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Dental Care for Preschoolers

Dental Checks for Preschoolers A group of three to five year olds got their teeth checked out thanks to a partnership between the City of West Allis and the SDC Head...

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UW-Waukesha Continuing Education offers Winterim Credit Courses for Students

WAUKESHA -UW-Waukesha Continuing Education will be holding classes for Winterim (January 3- 20, 2012) with a number of unique credit classes on the UW-Waukesha Campus in addition to our already...

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Concordia's Miller Park Way Center to Host Student Appreciation Week

Concordia University Wisconsin's Miller Park Way Center in West Milwaukee is saying thank you to its students by hosting a Student Appreciation Week October 24th through 27th. Speakers and workshop...

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UW-Waukesha Continuing Education Classes for the week of November 6-12, 2011

The following November 6-12, 2011 courses are offered through University of Wisconsin–Waukesha Continuing Education, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha, WI. 53188. To register, visit the Web site,; or call 262-521-5460. Body...

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CCHD Launches New Tutoring Program for Students with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can often pose special challenges to students in the classroom, and language barriers can significantly affect learning. To address the unique learning needs of children with hearing loss,...

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ACT Scores a Focal Point for West Allis-West Milwaukee Schools

October 3, 2011 The Mission statement of the School District of West Allis-West Milwaukee is to provide challenging curriculum and engaging instruction so that every student may attain academic success....

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Local students named to Carroll University dean's list--spring 2011

The following students from your area were named to the dean's list at Carroll University for the spring 2011 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must have...

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West Allis – West Milwaukee School District Residential Enrollment Reverses Trend

(September 7, 2011) In recent years the West Allis–West Milwaukee School District had been identified as a declining enrollment district in Wisconsin by the State Department...

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Community Watch

» Draft ordinance to allow beekeeping in Greenfield clears health board 11/17

» Steering committee recommends West Allis high school boundary plan 11/16

» 169 smoke alarms installed in high-risk West Allis neighborhood 11/16

» Hay wagon collects ton of love for needy West Allis families Saturday 11/16

» Rock band's message to students aimed at kicking pain out of bullying 11/16

» Man cleared in earlier shooting accused of being high before fatal crash 11/12

» After incidents, Greenfield to hold info. meeting on coyote problem 11/10

» No-tax-increase proposed West Allis budget for 2016 going to a vote 11/10

» West Allis neighbors would pay for some traffic slowing measures 11/10

» Greenfield Highlands meets pond-lining deadline, rain needed for test 11/10

» Greenfield photographer's photo winner in bank's 2016 calendar contest 11/9

» Whitnall School District recognized for its efforts to communicate with residents 11/9

» After 2 coyote incidents, Greenfield alderman warns residents to keep pets safe 11/9

» Wisconsin State Fair neighbors see threat to income from fair parking 11/4

» West Allis Common Council holds Roosevelt School rezoning for two weeks 11/4

» West Allis Mayor Dan Devine elected league of municipalities president Updated:  11/3

» West Allis schools agree to keep park at Roosevelt School for a year 11/2

» Greenfield's Elm Dale Elementary School getting new playground Tuesday 11/2

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in October 11/2

» Advisory panel reviews West Allis Hale, Central boundary options 10/29

» $2.45 million sale of Chapman School, Greenfield, months away 10/28

» West Allis firefighters install 300 smoke detectors in high-risk area 10/27

» Alderwoman protests Greenfield guaranteeing loan for developer 10/27

» West Allis Hampton Inn & Suites to hold grand opening Thursday 10/26

» West Milwaukee Intermediate seventh graders make a difference 10/26

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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.