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Pet Safety Tips for the Heat

The heat index is expected to rise Thursday and Friday this week. It is best that your pets remain indoors in a climate controlled area. When your pet is outside...

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HAVE A “HAWS”-SOME SUMMER!

Wisconsin recently passed a state law providing civil immunity to anyone who forcibly enters a vehicle to free a child or pet believed to be endangered by temperatures inside that...

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Summer Camp with Animals!

Do your kids love animals? The Humane Animal Welfare Society has a camp that they will just love. Campers beween the ages of 7 and 14 years of age spend...

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HAWS NAMED A FINALIST IN WATERSTONE BANK’S 95TH ANNIVERSARY VIDEO CONTEST

In celebration of 95 years serving the Greater Milwaukee community, WaterStone Bank is giving away a total of $95,000 to local nonprofit organizations through a video contest. Starting April 11,...

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HAWS May Adoption Special

Stop in and find your new best friend today! For the month of May there is a discounted adoption price for "senior" cats, because we have "SENIORITS". Any cat 6 years...

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HAWS Adoptable, Gracie!

Gracie is a sweet, energetic 13 year old Shepherd Mix! She loves to play with other dogs and with tennis balls. Even at her mature age, she is still very...

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Romp ‘n Rally for HAWS

The Friends of HAWS’ 33rd annual dog-friendly event, Romp ‘n Rally, is this Saturday, May 7th, from 10am – 3pm at Sussex Village Park! Dogs can run the lure course and...

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Free Dog Behavior Seminar

Is your dog jumping on your guests, counter surfing, barking too much? Are you still dealing with housetraining issues or chewing on your stuff? Come to this free informational seminar...

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Inaugural Pet Blessing set for Saturday July 18th during the 4th Annual MECA VEST A K-9 FEST!

Milwaukee, WI – June 10, 2015-The 4th annual MECA Vest a K9 Fest is excited to announce their first-ever Pet Blessing Ceremony. Held at the Milwaukee Emergency Center for...

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In Search of Crane Counters!

On Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 5:30 to 7:30 a.m., the International Crane Foundation (ICF) will sponsor the 40th Annual Midwest Crane Count. Over 2000 volunteer participants from throughout WI...

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Community searches and finds Smurphy

On October 1st, a very small dog ran away from the person who was caring for it. Shortly after, a shared post to a Facebook page, Concerned Citizens of New...

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Missing Puppy

Wesley is a 7-month-old tri-color Aussie Doodle who ran off from our home on Regency Ct, in Muskego. We last saw him headed towards the woods/marsh off of Racine and...

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Spa Paw & Tail Turns 3 Years Old!

Spa Paw & Tail opened their doors in October of 2009. Everyone spoke of the bad economy and how could anyone in their right mind open a luxury pet...

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Whitnall Park Lutheran Church Animal Blessing

The 4th annual "Blessing of the Animals" at Whitnall Park Lutheran Church, in Hales Corners, will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2011. The service will begin at 9am. People,...

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4J's Equestrian Center Congratulates Monica Story

Fox River Saddle Club kicked off their summer series of shows Mother's Day weekend hosted at West 20 in Eagle WI. In attendance from 4J's Equestrian Center, Muskego WI was...

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Have You Ever Lost Something You Love?

Have you ever lost something but knew in your heart that it would turn up? That’s how I feel about my companion, Annie. You know Annie, you’ve seen her picture...

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Fundraise For HAWS

HAWS, the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha, and the Friends of HAWS fundraisers announce the 28th Annual Pet Walkathon to benefit HAWS. The event, scheduled for Saturday, May...

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Extreme Makeover: HAWS Edition

HAWS, the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha, announces “Extreme Makeover: HAWS Edition,” a special grooming competition to benefit the shelter. The competition, featuring HAWS’ adoptable dogs as...

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More than just a pig --- The Soldier's Connection

Batman, a pot-bellied pig makes a difference each and everyday in the lives of patients and families affected by brain injuries at Acres of Hope & Aspirations, where Healing is...

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Holy Cow? No, It’s Holy Horse, and Much More at Christ The King’s First Annual Pet Blessing Gathering in Delafield

It was a warm and fuzzy scene at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Delafield on Saturday, August 21, for its first annual Pet Blessing event. Parishioners were invited...

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Community Watch

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Menomonee Falls baseball virtuoso Ty Weber and Big Ten Media Day Updated:  7/29

» 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

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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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