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Artists in the Garden at Boerner Botanical Gardens

HALES CORNERS, WISCONSIN – Art lovers can spend a unique weekend with area artists as Milwaukee County Parks and the Boerner Botanical Gardens in Whitnall Park, in association with the...

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Art and Nature Provide the Backdrop for Artists in the Garden At the Boerner Botanical Gardens, August 20 and 21, 2016

Art lovers can spend a unique weekend with area artists as Milwaukee County Parks and the Boerner Botanical Gardens in Whitnall Park, in association with the League of Milwaukee Artists,...

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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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Brookfield Resident Receives the William Belzberg Humanitarian Award Scholarship

OSI Creative, a leading provider of global supply chain managed solutions for point-of-purchase displays (POP), consumer product packaging and branded merchandise programs, announced that Samantha Ranney has received the William...

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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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Milwaukee local graduates from Concord Law School

This past weekend, Kaplan University celebrated more than 12,600 online graduates including Olga Frolova of Milwaukee. Frolova attended Kaplan University’s Concord Law School and received her juris doctorate degree. The...

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The Importance of Sleep

Sleep is a very dynamic state and getting enough is important to good physical and mental health. Learn about what happens during sleep and if you are getting too little,...

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The Innocent Killer

On Saturday, June 4 at 2:00pm, Attorney Michael Griesbach author of The Innocent Killer: A True Story of a Wrongful Conviction and Its Astonishing Aftermath, will lead a balanced discussion...

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The Importance of Sleep

Sleep is a very dynamic state and getting enough is important to good physical and mental health. Learn about what happens during sleep and if you are getting too little,...

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Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington & Waukesha County Interfaith Agencies Collaborate to Address the Growing Need for Senior Transportation

Whether in the city, suburbs or the country, seniors and adults with disabilities across Southeast Wisconsin need a way to get to the doctor, grocery store, pharmacy, or other places...

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35th Annual Ice Age Trail Endurance Run

On Saturday, May 14th, Andy Arena won his 30th belt buckle for completing the Ice Age Trail 50 Mile Endurance Run in 11:22:22. The belt buckle is the award...

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Brookfield Resident to Graduate First in Class at United States Naval Academy on May 27, 2016

Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Thomas Wester, of Brookfield, Wisconsin will lead the Class of 2016 at the United States Naval Academy's graduation and commissioning to be held on Friday, May...

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Mosquito Prevention a Must for Homeowners this Season

As new cases of Zika continue to pop up across the United States, it’s more essential than ever to take proper precautions to avoid contact with biting mosquito populations. Mosquitoes...

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Preventing Youth Substance Abuse Key to Reducing Burden of Disease in Wisconsin

Tobacco use packs a heavy burden as the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States. In Wisconsin, where 17% of adults still smoke cigarettes, tobacco use...

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St James Annual Thrift and Bake Sale

Coming soon is the St James Annual Thrift and Bake Sale. We are very proud of our past successes and boast of the exponential growth that we have achieved since starting...

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The fine line between enabling or disabling Waukesha inmates.

I once was an inmate at Waukesha County Jail and am very familiar with our criminal justice system. After being through the lengthy process of recovery and reentry I have...

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Introduction to Alzheimer’s

What is Alzheimer’s disease? What are the signs, symptoms & stages? What are the effects of Alzheimer's on the brain? What is dementia and the common forms of dementia? When...

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Catholic Singles Dance

Catholic Singles BEACH THEME DANCE, Saturday, May 7, 2016 between 7:00 and 11:00 PM at Saint Aloysius Church Gonzaga Hall, 1435 South 92nd Street, West Allis. Cost is $7.00 includes popcorn,...

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What’s the Buzz—Bees and Gardening

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the total number of managed honey bee colonies has decreased from 5 million in the 1940s to only 2.5 million today. Find...

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AFS looking for host families

Each year, more than 2,300 exchange students from 90 countries come to the US on AFS programs to study in high schools and live with host families like yours and...

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Community Watch

» Supporters line up to push Brookfield beekeeping Updated:  03:15 PM

» The Corridor development in Brookfield announces three new tenants Updated:  09:45 AM

» Brookfield Bulldogs, Pewaukee Muskies to continue game at later date 7/26

» Brookfield Blue Sox pick up key win over West Bend 7/26

» Jury reaches guilty verdict in Brookfield drive-by shooting after failed drug deal Updated:  7/26

» Dick's Sporting Goods to open Aug. 5 in Brookfield 7/25

» 2016 Waukesha County Fair coverage 7/22

» Brookfield East choir to perform with Foreigner at Waukesha County Fair 7/22

» Wisconsin Athletic Club nearing town of Brookfield opening Updated:  7/21

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

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

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

» Brookfield Central baseball unable to pull upset in regional loss to Sussex Hamilton 7/19

» Former Brookfield East coach Tom Swittel goes out with WFCA All-Star Game win 7/19

» Brookfield board comfortable with lights 7/19

» Brookfield Portillo's opens its doors 7/19

» #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

» Brookfield plan commission advances Wimmer's Linx Club apartment, hotel project Updated:  7/18

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

» New Brookfield Central AD Don Kurth to bring wide variety of experience 7/16

» Elmbrook Humane Society teams up with other area shelters to save cats in need 7/13

» Brookfield's Dominic Days returns this week 7/12

» Brookfield East's upset bid falls short in Greater Metro baseball tournament 7/12

» Brookfield Central baseball team wins three of final four regular-season games 7/12

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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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