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Waukesha County Wins National County Award

Waukesha County and the Bridges Library System are proud to announce that they have been selected to receive the National Association of Counties (NACo)’s 2016 Achievement Award. The award recognizes...

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Celebrating 6 Years of Smoke-Free Air!

Yesterday, we celebrated a great national birthday – the 240th year of our great nation. Today, as a state, we celebrate another great anniversary – 6 years of smoke-free air...

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New Programming & Outreach Coordinator Joins the Franklin Public Library Team

FRANKLIN, WI – Rachel Muchin Young, Director of Franklin Public Library, announced Monday the appointment of Caitlin Sprague to the position of Programming & Outreach Coordinator, effective June 6, 2016....

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Dmitry Becker, 19, running for State Senate

April 19th, 2016 Good Morning, My name is Dmitry Becker and at this moment I am announcing my candidacy for the 28th State Senate District which is being vacated by Mary...

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Muskego Family Finalists in the Green Bay Packers Ticket Takeover

A local Muskego family is on of 5 finalists in the Green Bay Packers Ticket Takeover contest. The photo that gets the most votes through April 27 will be...

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"Thank You" to the Citizens of Muskego

This past January 5th, my wife of 23 years, and the mother of our 4 children, Linda Lafferty, passed away expectantly. Linda and I moved to Muskego from New...

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Stay In the Loop at the Library

[Waukesha, WI] - In 2015, the Bridges Library System (formerly the Waukesha County Federated Library System) was awarded a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds to improve accessibility...

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UW-Parkside Traditions of Excellence Nominations

Traditions of Excellence Nominations The University of Wisconsin-Parkside, in association with the UW-Parkside Alumni Association is accepting nominations for its 2016 Traditions of Excellence Distinguished Alumni Awards, now through Feb. 29. The...

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GriefShare

Grief Support is available at Hales Corners Lutheran Church through a support group and a bible study. 1) GriefShare offers encouragement and hope to those who are grieving the loss of...

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Christmas tree Fire Prevention Message from Franklin Professional Firefighters!

PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Franklin Professional Firefighters Local 2760 414-425-1420 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christmas tree Fire Prevention Message from Franklin Professional Firefighters! The holiday season is a time to enjoy family and friends, while reflecting on old memories...

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Hiller Ford-Toys for Tots Drop Off Location

As we start the month of December, don't miss the opportunity to help others! This year Hiller Ford is an official Toys for Tots drop off location. If you would...

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Heartsaver first aid, CPR course offered at WCTC

Waukesha County Technical College in October is offering a fall session of Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED for anyone who is interested in learning the critical steps for responding to an emergency...

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Protect your vision, know the 3 leading causes of blindness

Education is key to maintaining your health, vision and independence. To help you “see” life to the fullest, the doctors at Eye Care Specialists’ ophthalmology practice have summarized the symptoms,...

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New Berlin Girl Wants to Increase Awareness of Poverty and Malnutrition in Guatemala

Join us for an interactive, two-hour event, as we come together to help each other and our children understand the issues of hunger in a unique and meaningful way. You may think hunger...

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WCTC offers Home Building Seminar in October

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015) -- Waukesha County Technical College is offering a Home Building Seminar (410-400, CRN 11625) on Wednesdays, Oct. 7 to 28 from 5:30 p.m....

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Aimee Berg's Brain Tumors

My name is Dave Berg and my Sister Aimee Berg could really use some help. She was diagnosed on April 30, 1976 at the age of 7 with Leukemia. She...

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Fire Fighters Urge Caution Near Fireworks on Independence Day

For Immediate Release Contact: June 16, 2015 Dustin Lofy 414-425-1420 Fire Fighters Urge Caution Near Fireworks on Independence Day Franklin, Wisconsin - Independence Day, unfortunately, is one of the busiest days of the year for...

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Korth Elected Commander

American Legion Post 356 in Muskego has elected new Officers for the upcoming year. Fred Korth will continue to lead the Post as Commander. Legionnaire Korth has played a key...

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Easter Baskets Have Arrived

The Muskego Food Pantry has received a donation of 75 fun-filled Easter baskets packed with candy and small toys for the kids in your life. Donations were collected by...

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Milwaukee Hamilton Class of 1975, 40th Reunion

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015 Venue: Carl's on Loomis Time: 6pm to midnight Please refer to Facebook Page: Milwaukee Hamilton Class of 75 40th Reunion Info "or" contact Cindy at csokol13@yahoo.com...

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Community Watch

» Muskego gets a $500,000 state grant for Parkland Mall redevelopment Updated:  7/26

» 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

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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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