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Angie's View of the World of Waukesha

Reporting, observing, commenting, grousing, sharing - my perspectives and opinions of issues facing the Town of Waukesha. Follow Angie on Twitter at @AngieEVanScyoc.

Goodbye to hundreds of thousands of dollars.... (March 31, 2016)

Takin' the Blog for a Walk

Join Waukesha resident Brien Lee and his blog, Sir Fido, as they explore the city and report on the interesting things they find.

Email Brien at howlinblog@yahoo.com.

aloha (March 30, 2016)

Conservatively Speaking

State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth. Her Senate District 28 includes New Berlin, Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners, Muskego, Waterford, Big Bend, the town of Vernon and parts of Greenfield, East Troy, and Mukwonago. Senator Lazich has been in the Legislature for more than a decade. She considers herself a tireless crusader for lower taxes, reduced spending and smaller government.

Not Seeking Re-election (March 23, 2016)

The Tree Diaries

Dean Ziemienski is vice president of American Tree Experts, a New Berlin-based and family-owned tree care company serving the Milwaukee area for more than sixty years. Dean is responsible for managing operations and educating clients on how to maintain the health, safety and beauty of trees in the landscape. 

Dean has a bachelor’s degree in Urban Forestry and Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and of the Wisconsin Arborist Association (WAA). Dean is an ISA Certified Arborist, Certified Tree Care Safety Professional and a Certified Pesticide Applicator.  

Have a question? Reach out to me, deanz@atetreecare.com.

Cool Jobs - Ever Think About Becoming an Arborist? (Feb. 25, 2016)

A Healthy Body

Natural Balance Therapy has a team of therapists that has been providing therapeutic treatments to residents, in all stages of life, in southeast Wisconsin for the past ten years, helping them return to a pain-free, active lifestyle. We seek to help people understand their bodies and what is causing their pain and discomfort, as well as teach them what they can do to help themselves heal. Natural Balance Therapy is known for giving people in chronic pain hope and long-lasting results.

Get A (Healthy) Chocolate Fix (Dec. 23, 2015)

The Next Chapter

Kathy has been Executive Director of Interfaith Senior Programs since 2001. A native of Wisconsin, she lives in Waukesha with her husband Jim Durnil, and has two sons. Kathy can be seen often at local libraries, book stores, coffee houses, and just all over Waukesha enjoying the local businesses.

Back to School - Everyone Learns! (Sept. 2, 2014)

Fair E-tales

Having taken on the Waukesha County Fair, intrepid Lake Country Publications/NOW reporter Megan Sukovich now takes us on the tilt-a-whirlwind adventure that is the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair.

Until next time (Aug. 11, 2014)

In Your Defense

Attorneys Matt Huppertz and Mark Powers are partners at the criminal defense law firm of Huppertz & Powers, S.C. in Waukesha.

Since beginning his career in 1982, Huppertz has argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court five times and has lectured on the admissibility of DNA evidence in criminal cases.

Powers served as an Assistant District Attorney with the Waukesha County District Attorney's office as well as a municipal judge in North Prairie.

For more information, please visit www.waukeshacriminalattorneys.com.

Should Wisconsin Cave to Social Pressure and Legalize Marijuana? (Jan. 21, 2014)

Pix Fix

The Waukesha Civic Theatre, Inc. is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to provide quality live theatre performances and educational opportunities that will enrich, challenge and entertain both participants and audience members.

Hey There, You With The Stars In Your Eyes (Nov. 6, 2013)

Institutional Blogs

The Fur (& Feather!) Flyer

Established in 1965, HAWS assists over 6,000 animals and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors annually. As an "open admissions" shelter we lead the community in animal welfare and assure sanctuary for all animals in need, regardless of age, health or temperament. HAWS is a non-profit, entirely donor-fund organization with an active humane education program, and both wildlife and companion animal rescue services for Waukesha County.

HAWS License #267280-DS

HAWS Adoptable, Gnar! (March 23, 2016)

WHS Adoptable Animals

The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to build a community where people value animals and treat them with respect and kindness. For more than 128 years, WHS has been saving the lives of animals in need. We offer adoption services that place 9,000 animals in new homes annually, veterinary services that save thousands of lives, educational programs that instill respect for animals, behavior services to assist guardians and a myriad of other initiatives that help end suffering for animals. We depend entirely on private donations to fund our programs and rely on volunteers in nearly every department. If you are interested in adopting, volunteering, enrolling in a class, taking a tour or making a donation, check out our comprehensive web site at wihumane.org. The adoptable animals' web pages are updated every 30 minutes!

113 cats to have spay/neuter surgery (Feb. 20, 2014)

Community Watch

» Blair Innovation Flair creates challenges for all to share 5/23

» Construction won't stop Waukesha's annual Memorial Day festivities 5/23

» Waukesha police report: May 26, 2016 issue 5/23

» Greats Lakes panel approves Waukesha water application with conditions 5/23

» Q&A with Jody Ladish, Waukesha schools' new assistant superintendent 5/23

» Old Waukesha reform school will be razed, not reused Updated:  5/20

» Man flown to hospital after attempted suicide in Waukesha 5/20

» Sodexo to dismiss 78 employees after losing Waukesha School District contract 5/19

» Great Lakes group backs Waukesha lake water diversion Updated:  5/18

» Waukesha decides Gaspar will remain a two-way street 5/18

» Five places to swim and sun in Waukesha County this summer 5/18

» Reckless driver injured after crashing into semi truck in Waukesha 5/18

» Waukesha Town Board decides to play ball again with Five Diamonds Updated:  5/18

» Reckless driver plows into truck in Waukesha 5/17

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

» Decision on Waukesha's water application delayed pending more talks 5/16

» Waukesha police report: May 19, 2016 issue 5/16

» Hartland judge Jennifer Dorow considering applying for open state Supreme Court seat Updated:  5/16

» Waukesha's price of Lake Michigan water? No expansion of borders 5/15

» Waukesha Civic Theater's 'Annie Get Your Gun' hits the mark Updated:  5/13

» Craigslist robbery prompts Waukesha police to urge safe lot usage Updated:  5/13

» Eastbound I-94 reopens after vehicle fire at Sunnyslope in Brookfield Updated:  5/12

» Waukesha police report: May 12, 2016 issue Updated:  5/12

» Panel further reduces area in Waukesha's bid for Lake Michigan water Updated:  5/10

» Tri and tri again: Jorgensen ready for second chance at Olympic gold Updated:  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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