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Callen’s Remodeling Tips to Save Energy, the Environment

Remodeling your home sets up a clean slate to give it a new look and make your house more energy efficient. Not only will an energy-efficient home save money on...

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Callen’s Tips for Transforming Small Interior Spaces

Small rooms can be cute and cozy, but they can also feel cramped and restricted. Doreen Schofield, a designer with Callen Construction, Inc. in Muskego, a full service and award...

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Pick The Perfect Paint Color With Callen

Giving a room a fresh paint job is a great way to start clean and give the room a whole new theme and feel, according to Doreen Schofield, a designer...

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Callen Now Offers UltraCraft Cabinets

Callen Construction, Inc. in Muskego, a full service and award winning remodeling company celebrating its 30th anniversary of serving southeastern Wisconsin homeowners, has become an authorized dealer for UltraCraft cabinets, which...

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Keep Homes Safe With Callen Construction

June means school’s out, temperatures are rising, and families are taking their annual summer vacations. June is also National Safety Month, which is why Paulette Sodemann, senior designer with Callen...

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Five Tips for “Greening” the Kitchen From Callen Construction

The Green Building movement is getting more buzz these days as homeowners and remodelers strive to reduce their carbon footprint. Going green in the home can mean many things from...

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Callen Celebrates National Home Improvement Month

May is National Home Improvement Month and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry and Callen Construction, Inc. in Muskego, a full service and award winning remodeling company celebrating its...

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Callen Provides Kitchen Upgrade Ideas

Kitchens are where home cooked meals are shared and memories are made, meaning they should be bright, welcoming, and well-maintained to mesh with the style trends that continuously pop up. Paulette...

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Ten Wisconsin High School Seniors Win BBB Foundation’s “Student of Integrity” Scholarship

The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 “Student of Integrity” scholarship. The winners are (in alphabetical order): Henry Biznek of Kohler High...

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Callen Calls for Eco-Friendly Materials

Remodeling your home to contain eco-friendly materials not only saves the Earth, but it also aids in more efficient heating and cooling, lowered utility bills, and increased resale values. Christopher...

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Becky’s Blissful Bakery Enters Partnerships to Create Cutting-Edge Caramel Pairings; First of its Kind in the Caramel Industry

Rebecca Scarberry, Founder and Owner of Becky’s Blissful Bakery, is excited to announce new partnerships with widely-known experts in the food and beverage industries to create the perfect pairings for...

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Callen Offers Tips to Recreate Your Lower Level

Lower levels, those below grade areas that house the washer and dryer, holiday decorations, old furniture, and more, are increasingly getting makeovers to add function and value to homes. Media...

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Callen Offers Spring Cleaning Checklist for Home Exteriors

When the topic of “spring cleaning” is discussed, thoughts naturally turn to the inside of your home, such as organizing and discarding no longer used items. The experts at Callen...

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Callen Offers Tips for Choosing Exterior Paints

The wide variety of paint colors for a home are most often associated with the interior, but the experts at Callen Construction, Inc. in Muskego, a full service and award...

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Callen Offers Tips to Stay Organized During a Remodeling Project

No doubt about it, remodeling is disruptive to your house, your family, your personal routine, and even your pets. But with some planning, it is possible to survive major renovations...

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Callen Offers Tips on How to Plan for Your Bathroom Remodel

Remodeling a bathroom may seem like it’s not as an extensive project as a kitchen. After all, you’re working with basically four pieces – tub, toilet, shower, sink. But just...

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Callen Offers Tips to Define Your Home’s Style With Architectural Details

Architectural details added to your home – from entranceway to kitchen to family room – can create a defined, even grand look for your home. Marie Owens, interior designer for Callen...

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Callen Construction Offers Seven Tips for a Luxury Custom Closet

A customized walk-in closet is a luxurious touch to any bedroom. Not only does it serve a purpose for organized storage, but it also creates a pleasant retreat and a...

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American Lung Association’s State of Tobacco Control 2016 Gives Wisconsin Mixed Grades for Efforts to Save Lives by Reducing Tobacco Use

Wednesday, the American Lung Association released its 14th annual State of Tobacco Control report that finds that in 2015 Wisconsin remained stagnant, earning two good grades and two poor ones....

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Callen Cautions Against 10 Kitchen Trends

Chances are good that homeowners who spend time online have been intrigued by at least a few home trends and ideas that are all the rage on Pinterest or other...

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Community Watch

» New Berlin West baseball team exceeded expectations 7/25

» 2016 Waukesha County Fair coverage 7/22

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Resources available to Waukesha County residents during extreme heat 7/21

» Muskego mixed-use project gets $500,000 state grant 7/20

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» Time lapse: A tour of Big Muskego Lake shows hope, beauty reign in giant wetland 7/18

» #BestSummerEverNOW: Share your 2016 summer photos of you in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  7/18

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA Summer Baseball Sectional Round Updated:  7/18

» NOW's user submitted stories, photos will be discontinued in early August 7/18

» New Berlin West baseball team drops heartbreaker to Greendale in regional final 7/17

» New Berlin Eisenhower baseball team falls to Cudahy in WIAA regional 7/17

» Muskego child enticement hearing for former West Bend official delayed Updated:  7/12

» Initial Reaction Podcast: WIAA state summer baseball tournament preview Updated:  7/12

» New Berlin bicyclist killed in collision with semitrailer truck in Pewaukee 7/12

» Questions must be answered before Muskego Youth Football can use park 7/11

» Muskego soccer parents, Kurth Park neighbors might be on same side 7/11

» Police ask charges against Muskego man suspected of embezzlement 7/11

» Dog park idea takes step backward in Muskego 7/11

» New Berlin Eisenhower baseball team wins twice in Woodland Conference tournament 7/10

» New Berlin West baseball wins Woodland Conference tournament 7/8

» Initial Reaction Podcast: JR talks Olympic Trials with two local track athletes 7/7

» Greenfield's Bella Matthias repeats as NOW Newspapers' 2016 All-Suburban Softball Player of the Year 7/6

» Local lake districts, statewide programs persist in battle against invasive species Updated:  7/5

» Muskego's Christy Dachowski came back from two surgeries to shine on softball field 7/5

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Waukesha County Fair

 

The 2016 Waukesha County Fair saw rain, scorching temps and tropical humidity throughout its five-day run. Check out our stories, photos and video from the fair, including coverage of the new pig, duck and goat races, the 50th annual Fairest of the Fair contest, as well as a ranking of the top food items.

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.

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