Sometimes you're just looking for a little positivity. And we hope to deliver that to you with a roundup of positive and uplifting stories from suburban Milwaukee and the Lake Country area. The following stories were published in the past month, and they feature stories that could warm your heart.
The Muskego-Norway School District is one of only three school districts out of 43 in southeastern Wisconsin that has lowered its property tax levy every year for the past five years.(2)
Garrett and Tricia Rees won't be allowed to keep any of the hundreds of chinchillas they kept in their former Waukesha home, but they will not be spending any time behind bars if they behave, a Waukesha County Circuit judge has ruled.
Muskego —With about 1.3 miles of rural Moorland Road in Muskego slated to be ripped up down to the ground and reconstructed in 2018, about 50 people came to last week's information meeting to look over the project plans.(2)
Muskego police made two more arrests in connection with the armed robbery of the Loomis Petro Mart, S107 W16311 Loomis Road, on Dec. 22.
Muskego — Investigators have recovered many of the valuables stolen during a Christmas Eve house burglary here, but the most precious keepsake likely will remain lost to a Muskego couple, forever.
Muskego — Aldermen meeting as a committee of the whole last week reached a consensus to go ahead with plans for a new Muskego City Hall and police station, following what they perceived as a favorable reaction to the plans at a Jan. 7 public information session.
There was laughing, talking and even joking as people with mild to moderate memory loss and their caregivers got together to socialize at a Memory Cafe in Delafield, a concept that New Berlin and other librairies have since adopted.
The Muskego Police Department, in cooperation with Learning for Life, operates an explorer post to expose those interested in law enforcement to the profession and provide insight into being a police officer.
State Superintendent Tony Evers nominated Muskego Elementary School as one of eight public elementary schools for the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, which recognizes overall academic excellence or progress in improving student achievement.