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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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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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Milwaukee NARI Foundation Announces 2016 Spring Semester Scholarship Recipients

The Milwaukee NARI Foundation, Inc., the educational and charitable arm of the Milwaukee NARI Home Improvement Council, Inc., announced that the following students will receive Foundation scholarships for attending the...

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Encouraging Kindness in your Children

OAK CREEK, Wis. --How do you encourage your children to be kind and have empathy for those around them? According to Beverly Anderson, executive director for Ebenezer Child Care Centers with...

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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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Area’s Best Remodelers Honored during Milwaukee NARI’s Prestigious Wisconsin Remodeler of the Year Awards

Milwaukee NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry), the area’s leading home improvement and remodeling industry resource, presented the 2015 Local Achievement and Wisconsin Remodeler of the Year Awards on...

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Energy Saving Tips From Appliance Gallery

As another frigid Wisconsin winter is upon us, many people are inclined to stay inside, turn up the heat, cook comfort food, and ultimately use more energy. With that in...

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BBB Warning: Avoid Powerball Scams

With Powerball now breaking records for the largest lottery jackpot in history, Better Business Bureau is warning consumers that scammers will be taking advantage of the situation to trick people...

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Should You Give Your Children An Allowance?

OAK CREEK, Wis. -- MILWAUKEE, Wis. –– Have you entered into the great debate with other parents about whether or not you should provide your children with an allowance? According to...

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Community Watch

» 2 men sentenced in attempted carjackings in Greenfield, Oak Creek 5/25

» Classes resume at Franklin High School following evacuation Updated:  5/25

» Franklin High School wins awards for "Fiddler on the Roof" 5/25

» View some Art in the Park in Oak Creek May 28 5/25

» Boerner Botanical Gardens hosting Herb Fair May 28 5/24

» Greendale's Canterbury Elementary enters recycling contest to win new playground 5/24

» Oak Creek boys track team stays on task, win sixth SEC outdoor title 5/24

» Initial Reaction: Talking with star Waukesha soccer players Dani Rhodes, Emily Cervantes Updated:  5/24

» Franklin boys tennis team dominates SEC tourney 5/24

» Big bats land Oak Creek softball team SEC title 5/24

» Steady Franklin golfers claim Southeast Conference title 5/23

» Grease fire damages oven at Franklin bakery 5/20

» Five places to go to let your dog off the leash this summer 5/19

» Reptile Day returns June 12 at Wehr Nature Center 5/19

» Oak Creek stuns Whitnall, 12-2, in battle of softball powers 5/19

» Crash closes portion of Highway 100 in Hales Corners May 18 5/18

» Oak Creek approves $13 million financing help for Ikea store 5/18

» Franklin girls soccer team finishes second at Kiel tournament 5/17

» Why did IKEA choose Oak Creek? Location 5/17

» Oak Creek to honor veterans May 30 5/17

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A chat with award-winning sportscaster Dennis Krause Updated:  5/17

» Oak Creek's Marwin Evans signs with Green Bay Packers 5/14

» Help clean up Hales Corners May 14 5/13

» Know Your Muslim Neighbors event being held at Hales Corners Library May 14 5/12

» Hard-hitting Oak Creek softball team charges into SEC lead 5/10

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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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