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Queen of Diamonds Fastpitch Tryouts

2016-17 Queen of Diamonds Tryouts Saturday, July 30th Oak Creek High School (340 E. Puetz Rd., Oak Creek) 8U/10U: 8:00am - 10:00am 12U: 10:00am - 12:00pm 14U/16U/18U: 12:00pm - 2:00pm Wednesday, August 3rd Oak Creek East Middle...

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40th Anniversary of the SM 1976 State Basketball Champs

The SM Heritage Days Parade Grand Marshall's for 2016 will be the SM 1976 State Basketball Champs. This year will mark the 40th Anniversary of Coach Jerry Sullivan and his...

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South Milwaukee Downtown Market temporarily moves for Evening on the Avenue Street Festival

South Milwaukee Downtown Market temporarily moves for Evening on the Avenue Street Festival To accommodate a truck route and the popular Evening on the Avenue Street festival, the South Milwaukee Downtown...

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Oak Creek Majors Girls Softball Wins State Title

On Monday evening, the Oak Creek Little League girls all-stars won the Wisconsin State Major Division Softball Championship by defeating Appleton by a score of 3-2. The team...

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Illinois-Based Alexander-King Farms Complaints Rack Up from Wisconsin Consumers over Undelivered Meat

Alexander-King Farms, a Henry County, Ill., pork and beef supplier is the recipient of 280 BBB complaints from 16 states, including nearly 70 from Wisconsin. While most losses appear to...

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South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center Presents: The Donny McCaslin Group- Musicians on David Bowie's Blackstar

(South Milwaukee, WI) – The Donny McCaslin Group, musicians featured on rock icon David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar, will perform their first and only scheduled Milwaukee appearance at South Milwaukee...

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Oak Creek Senior Little League Baseball Wins State Title

Team advances to Central Region Tournament this weekend. Winner goes to World Series. West Bend, WI- The Oak Creek Senior All-Star team came back from a 8-1 deficit Sunday to beat Madison...

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OCJK Tryouts

Oak Creek Junior Knights Baseball/ Fast Pitch Softball are looking for players to join their program. Tryouts begin this week. 8u-16U programs available. Please see for complete details. Players...

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Queen of Diamonds Fastpitch Tryouts

2016-17 Queen of Diamonds Tryouts Saturday, July 30th Oak Creek High School (340 E. Puetz Rd., Oak Creek) 8U/10U: 8:00am - 10:00am 12U: 10:00am - 12:00pm 14U: 12:00pm - 2:00pm 16U/18U: 2:00pm - 4:00pm Wednesday, August 3rd Oak...

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What's The Deal With IKEA ?

On Tuesday July 19th, at 7:00 pm. the Oak Creek Common Council will consider a resolution to create the Tax Incremental District (TID)#12, which would include IKEA. Many people...

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Annual Festival at Polonia Sport Club

Annual Polonia Festival, Sunday, August 7, at 10200 W Loomis Road, Franklin WI, 12:00-9:00 pm, Youth & adult soccer games, delicious homemade Polish food,famous roasted chicken dinners, desserts, Polish beverages,...

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Croatian Eagles Team Wins Interational Tournament

The U12 Red boys’ soccer team from Franklin's Croatian Eagles Soccer Club won the U12 Boys A-Flight at the USA Cup tournament in Blaine, Minnesota on July 17th. They defeated...

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Support Law Enforcement Families on July 27 at the Point After!

Point After Pub & Grille has a strong interest in supporting the various non-profit organizations in our community, so we have created our “Touchback Program” as a means to create...

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Book Release Party at Cudahy Family Library

Stop by the Cudahy Family Library for a book release party on Monday, August 8, 2016 from 4:00pm-7:00pm. "Cudahy: Snapshots of Commerce" is a new book about the history...

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Bay View Historical Society Annual Walk on August 6th

The Bay View Historical Society will hold its annual August Walk on Saturday, August 6th. The KK Link Walk will be led by Ron Winkler and Greg Wernisch. It will...

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Two Local Milwaukee Angels Win Conference Players of the Year

Two longtime former Milwaukee Angels teammates that hit 2 and 3 for most of their careers as 6 year olds until 15 years old as they traveled the country playing...

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“Cave Quest” Vacation Bible School at Faith Community Church, July 18 - 22

Join the adventure evenings July 18 thru July 22 at Faith Community Church in Franklin, WI! At “Cave Quest” Vacation Bible School, your kids will experience how Jesus lights our...

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When it comes to a business owner in Wisconsin, securing funds to keep the business running or growing is likely top of mind all year round. But in light...

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St. Ann Center Gala Promises An Uplifting Experience

St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care will celebrate its 12th annual Fulfilling the Dream Gala on Friday, July 22, in Chrome, at the Harley-Davidson Museum® . With the theme, An...

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Pewaukee resident elected to Girl Scout Board

Milwaukee, WI – July 7, 2016 - Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast announces the appointment of Pewaukee resident Sandy Wysocki to its board of directors for 2016-2017. Wysocki is the...

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Community Watch

» Hales Corners Library ends summer reading program with comedy, prizes 7/27

» South side restaurant operators to plead guilty in tax fraud case 7/27

» Oak Creek prepares for National Night Out Updated:  7/27

» Jack Redmond & Frank Disco Gratke vie for chance at state senate seat 7/26

» Franklin school specialist is 'Making IT Happen' with technology 7/26

» Bridge connects offerings at Abendschein Park 7/26

» New pickleball courts to be painted at Ken Windl, Pleasant View Parks 7/26

» Walks catch up to Oak Creek baseball team in state loss to Marquette 7/26

» Hales Corners Night Out to "promote and preserve prosperous community" 7/26

» Franklin Library to host Pokemon Go Night on August 11 7/26

» Amber Frymark wins Hottest Kitchen Entreprenuer Challenge 7/26

» Lawmaker Grobschmidt knew how to reach across the aisle 7/25

» Oak Creek Public Library to host Hogwarts Reunion 7/25

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA State Summer Baseball Tournament Updated:  7/22

» Big inning leads Marquette past Oak Creek in state semifinal 7/22

» Sue Haislmaier's watercolor paintings on display at botanical gardens 7/22

» Franklin community shows support for local police officers 7/21

» Traveling Beer Gardens coming to Hales Corners Park 7/21

» Moth Night at Wehr Nature Center July 29&30 7/21

» Oak Creek hangs banners at Drexel Town Square in honor of local military heroes 7/21

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

» Youth soccer program at Hales Corners Library July 28 7/21

» Children's musician Duke Otherwise to perform at Hales Corners Library 7/20

» Gas leak in Franklin causes traffic stop, evacuation 7/20

» Southridge Mall adding 5 new attractions 7/20

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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.