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BBB Offers Tips for Car Rentals

Rental cars can be a great convenience and have become essential for many vacations or business trips, but rental contracts are often misunderstood. Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin (BBB) advises...

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Discipline with Natural Consequences

OAK CREEK, Wis. ––The sun is setting. You see that your 8-year-old son has left his new baseball cap out on the picnic table, and it’s supposed to rain. What...

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BBB Offers Ten Giving Tips for Orlando Tragedy

In the wake of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, the BBB Serving Central Florida and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the national charity monitoring arm of the Better...

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Oak Creek’s Gina Miliacca, Miss St. Francis, leaves for Miss Wisconsin Competition June 19th– Public Welcome!

Miss St. Francis 2016, Gina Miliacca of Oak Creek, will be leaving on Sunday, June 19, 2016 to represent our community in the Miss Wisconsin Pageant in Oshkosh! She...

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BBB Offers Tips On Summer Solicitors

BBB urges consumers to stay alert for unreliable solicitors and to have a plan in place when it comes to door-to-door salespeople. Though many door-to-door salespeople operate honestly and represent reputable...

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New Oak Creek Magazine Hits Mailboxes This Week!

NEW CITY-WIDE PUBLICATION TO MAIL QUARTERLY Oak Creek residents and businesses should watch their mail this week for the premier issue of the new Oak Creek Current – a 36-page, full-color...

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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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City of Oak Creek Launches New Community Magazine

The City of Oak Creek, Wis., and the Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District are pleased to launch their very own community magazine. The premier issue of the Oak Creek Current...

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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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Beware of "Storm Chasers" and Other Doorstep Contractors

While Wisconsin did not suffer like other parts of the country, Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin says that does not stop "Storm Chasers" and warns that transient businesses continue attempts...

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Ebenezer Parenting Tip - How to Make the World a Better Place for Our Children

OAK CREEK, Wis. –– In the day and age of politicians demoralizing each other, terrorist threats, and police brutality issues, how can we make the world we live in a...

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Wisconsin Kitchen Mart Says Thoughtful Decisions Required When Choosing Kitchen Cabinetry

Choosing kitchen cabinets can be quite complex, with an extensive selection of woods, finishes, and designs to choose from. They typically are a significant investment and must stand the test...

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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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Be on the Lookout for Spring Break Scams

Over the next few weeks Wisconsinites will be hitting the road for spring break, which could be a trip to the beach with college friends or maybe even a trip...

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Effective Family Communication

OAK CREEK, Wis. -- What is a key element to a happy family? Communicating effectively with one another. According to Beverly Anderson, executive director for Ebenezer Child Care Centers with locations...

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BBB Tip: 6 Tips for Trusting Your Tax Preparer

Most people get help filing their taxes, either from computer software or a professional tax preparer. But horror stories in the media about tax service rip offs and scams have...

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St. Ann Center's Walk-In Clinic Is Perfect RX

It’s going around! So if a nasty winter “bug” has bitten you, St. Ann Center’s Health and Wellness Clinic is ready to help. The nurse practitioner-managed clinic now accepts Medicare,...

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BBB Offers Tips for Hearts and Wallets this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and if you’re like many Americans, you’re planning on purchasing flowers, candy, or perhaps you’re planning spoiling a loved one with a special night...

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Time to Brush Up

Time to Brush Up: A Lifetime of Great Dental Health Must Start Early By Dr. Tony Sun, interim senior medical director, UnitedHealthcare of Wisconsin February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a...

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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 assembly 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.

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