Friday Aug 29
WTAQ-AM Green Bay
Oak Creek Army Ranger Justin Slaby to graduate from FBI training in October
With the help of an FBI instructor, new agents hone their firearms skills at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Oak Creek Police Report: Aug. 28, 2014 issue
Three unindentified teens walked into a garage in the 100 block of West Sunnyview Drive and stole an Apple iPhone 5 that was on a lawn chair while it was charging at about 10:10 p.m. Aug. 24. Two females and one male accompanied shoplifted over $1,000 worth of merchandise at Love's Travel Center, 9650 S. 20th St., at about 2:55 p.m. Aug. 19. The ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Wisconsin contractors submit low bid of $198.8M for Zoo Interchange contract
A trio of Wisconsin contractors submitted a $198.8 million low bid for a contract to rebuild the core of the Zoo Interchange, beating a second team that includes Walsh Construction Co.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Dough continues to rise for expanding bakery in Waukesha
When Giri Chandran found out Sweet Perfections Bake Shoppe moved out of downtown Waukesha into a bigger location on the city's northeast side, he knew he and his family would have to try the new place.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Students remember tragedy, strive for interfaith unity at the Day of SEVA
Two years ago, a gunman opened fire on a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisc., killing six worshipers and injuring others.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Restore The Lagoon Festival
In a continuing effort to remove the sediment from the Lagoon in the Oak Creek above the dam, Restore the Lagoon members will be holding a fund-raising festival.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
New frozen yogurt cafe coming to Hales Corners, Franklin
YoFresh Yogurt CafA© will soon open at 5760 S. 108th St., in Hales Corners and, according to its site, at an unspecified location in Franklin.
Oak Creek Police Report: Aug. 21, 2014 issue
She was no longer welcome at any Pick 'n Save stores. 7 A trailer, valued at $100, was stolen from land located in the 9300 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue, prior to 7 p.m. Aug. 13. 8 Two headphones, valued at $240, and a tray containing about $15 in change were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 8100 block of South White Oak Drive between ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Paul Ryan Plots 'Way Forward,' Hinting at Presidential Aspirations
"When the day finally came, I changed out of my suit, threw on a camouflage hat and shirt, and slipped out the back," Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., begins in his new book, "The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea," which goes on sale today.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Police notes: Aug. 14, 2014 issue
An intoxicated man was arrested after he displayed a loaded gun at an Oak Creek Bar on Friday, Aug. 8. An employee at Jim Dandy's, 8900 S. 27th St., called police after the man pulled a loaded gun out of his waistband, waved it around, and then set it on the bar at about 4:50 p.m., causing a disturbance inside the bar, with other patrons fearing ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Oak Creek Police Report: Aug. 14, 2014 issue
3A student reported her $700 white Samsung Galaxy cellphone was stolen in the computer area at Milwaukee Area Technical College, 6665 S. Howell Ave., at 3 p.m. Aug. 5. The victim contacted her cellphone company, who advised that the cellphone was somewhere in the 7700 block of South Pine Street.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Two years later, Oak Creek officers honored for efforts in Sikh Temple shooting
It took two years for Lt. Brian Murphy and Officer Savan "Sam" Lenda of the Oak Creek Police Department to officially receive the Congressional Badge of Bravery from the U.S. Department of Justice, but the award was worth the wait.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Sprecher's traveling beer garden adds one final stop to summer tour
Thanks to its success over the past several months, the traveling beer garden a joint effort of Sprecher and the Milwaukee County Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture will add one final stop to its summer tour.
Traveling Beer Garden extended by popular demand
The beer garden on wheels -- a Sprecher truck selling several styles of beer and the popular root beer -- will stay on the road through Sept.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Observer & Eccentric
Service day helps fight hunger
Organizers and the army of volunteers hoped to pack 20,000 meals in partnership with Kids Against Hunger.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Oak Creek mulls $2.2 million to help manufacturing project near General Mitchell airport
Oak Creek is brimming with new industrial development, including Liberty Property Trust's 171,000-square-foot spec building that is under construction.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Neighbor saves teen from Oak Creek house fire
Eddie Paez Jr., 18, was the only one home when the fire broke out early Thursday morning at the home near Wildwood and Wake Forest Drive.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Oak Creek officers honored for bravery during Sikh Temple shooting
Five days of ceremonies marking the two-year anniversary of the Sikh Temple shooting came to an emotional end Wednesday as the first two officers on the scene that day received congressional honors.
Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School Board to vote on referendum question
The Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District may be relieved of its crowded hallways if the school board votes in favor of a referendum question for the November 2014 ballot on Monday, Aug 11. The referendum question, which has not been approved or drafted yet, would propose the construction of a new elementary school, ninth-grade center and ... (more)
Oak Creek Police Report: Aug. 7, 2014 issue
An Xbox system and games valued at about $1,300 were stolen from an apartment in the 8000 block of South Wildwood Drive at about 5:40 p.m. July 29. The victim walked in while the burglary was in progress and found his TV set on the floor in the hallway.