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Oconomowoc High School: Student distributed 'N-word' passes  WISN Milwaukee

The Oconomowoc School District has disciplined a student who distributed "N-word" passes at Oconomowoc High School this week.

Oconomowoc High School teacher resigned during investigation into alleged relationship with student  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A popular Oconomowoc High School teacher resigned in 2018 amid an investigation into accusations he had a romantic relationship with a former student more ...

Man charged after low-functioning student sexually assaulted at Oconomowoc High School  WDJT

OCONOMOWOC, Wis. (CBS 58) – A 20-year-old man is charged with child enticement after sexually assaulting a 16-year-old low functioning student, according ...

Student sexually assaulted a 16-year-old classmate at the Oconomowoc High School greenhouse, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Adalberto Carrasco Velasquez is accused of groping and forcing himself on the girl in a March 2017 assault at Oconomowoc High School.

The Oconomowoc High School Players present the musical ‘Footloose’  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The musical "Footloose" comes to the stage at the Oconomowoc Arts Center.

Ex-Oconomowoc student wanted for alleged sexual assault  WTMJ-TV

Authorities are looking for a man accused of sexually assaulting an underage student two years ago at Oconomowoc High School.

Oconomowoc School Board member accuses fellow board member of unethical behavior  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oconomowoc School Board Vice President Sandy Schick has accused fellow board member Dan Raasch of unethical behavior.

Student distributes 'n-word pass' at Wisconsin high school, could face legal trouble  14 News WFIE Evansville

OCONOMOWOC, WI (WITI/CNN) - An Oconomowoc High School student could face legal trouble for distributing what the school district describes as hate ...

Slenderman scare at Oconomowoc High School after mass email sent to students and staff  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OCONOMOWOC -- An Oconomowoc High School student is accused of claiming to be connected to the fictional character, Slenderman. This, after a student ...

High levels of CO found in several individuals evacuated from Oconomowoc HS  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OCONOMOWOC -- Officials now say Carbon Monoxide (CO) is the source that affected nearly 176 faculty and students at Oconomowoc High School on ...

Doctor says mass hysteria played a role in Oconomowoc High School carbon monoxide incident  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An emergency room doctor said the air quality issue at Oconomowoc High School was overblown, and panic played a role.

Oconomowoc High School Principal Joseph Moylan abruptly quits, midyear  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oconomowoc High School principal Joseph Moylan has abruptly resigned; a school board member has also quit. The school district is mum on reasons why.

Going-out-of-business sale at Olympia Resort in Oconomowoc begins Thursday  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

OCONOMOWOC – The last remnants of Oconomowoc's Olympia Resort & Conference Center will be re-homed in the weeks to come. International *Content* ...

Oconomowoc High School music teacher Michael Krofta honored as 2017 band master of the year  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

After more than 26 years at Oconomowoc High School, Michael Krofta has been honored as Wisconsin State Bandmaster of the year.

Oconomowoc schools impose limits on 'privilege' discussions after parents complain  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Oconomowoc Area School District is limiting discussions about social privilege after a Martin Luther King Day exercise that touched on the subject of white ...

White School District Bans White Privilege Talk After MLK Day  Waukesha, WI Patch

White School District Bans 'White Privilege' Talk - Waukesha, WI - Oconomowoc High School in Wisconsin banned talk of white privilege after a Martin Luther ...

Interior work beginning at new Meadow View Elementary in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Interior work on the first through fourth grade wing of the new Meadow View Elementary in Oconomowoc has begun.

Oconomowoc High School opens Saturday for staff, students to reclaim belongings  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OCONOMOWOC -- Oconomowoc High School was open from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24, for staff and students to reclaim belongings. This, after both ...

After district limits talks of privilege, Oconomowoc parents express support for diversity during board meeting  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

After hearing from more than a dozen parents and a lengthy discussion themselves, members of the Oconomowoc Area School Board on Tuesday, March 20, ...

New Meadow View School in Oconomowoc expected to come in $1 million under budget. That's good news for you.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The new Meadow View School in Oconomowoc was approved at a guaranteed maximum price of $27.32 million, $1.01 million below the pre-referendum ...

Vino Etcetera, a wine bar in Oconomowoc, is under new ownership  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

When Brian Borkowski stepped away from coaching at a number of schools in the area a few years ago, he decided to try something new. That "something" ...

Oconomowoc High School East Campus construction making progress  WDJT

OCONOMOWOC, Wis. (CBS 58) – Significant progress has been made on Oconomowoc High School East Campus, according to district officials. Structural steel ...

Kmart in Oconomowoc will be among 80 stores closing in March, company says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Oconomowoc store is among the last Kmarts in the state, as its parent company, Sears Holdings, struggles in bankruptcy.

Oconomowoc's Olympia Resort has sold. The new owner wants to convert the hotel rooms into 110 apartments.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Less than a year after Olympia Resort and Conference Center closed, the Oconomowoc property has been sold. Stewart Wangard, president and CEO of ...

'This could go to the U.S. Supreme Court': Proposed Oconomowoc condo project could trigger major lawsuits  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oconomowoc's architectural commission recused itself on Jan. 9 from deciding on a condominium project.

Oconomowoc principal out after 'white privilege' program  WISN Milwaukee

A student-run program on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day ignited controversy at Oconomowoc High School, and now the principal is out of a job.

An Oconomowoc man shot a kayaker he mistook for a deer during the 2017 hunting season, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jeffrey Roth was deer hunting along the Ashippun River when he mistook a white paddle for a deer tail and fired his 12-gauge shotgun into a marsh.

Fire causes $50,000 in damages to Oconomowoc home  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Crews were able to get the fire under control in less than a half hour.

The Oconomowoc High School Players present ‘The Nerd’ for its 10th annual student directed play  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Oconomowoc High School Players celebrates its 10th annual student-directed play with the comedy “The Nerd” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, ...

No insurance payout for the former wife of Oconomowoc man who burned down the couple's home, judge rules  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The former wife of an Oconomowoc man imprisoned for burning down the couple's shared Lac La Belle home in June 2013 will not receive an insurance payout ...

Oconomowoc High School building trades teacher Steve Olson named Educator of the Year  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Seventhwave named Oconomowoc High School teacher Steve Olson its 2018 Educator of the Year Award.

Oconomowoc students call for stricter gun laws during a walkout on the Columbine shooting anniversary  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Led by Oconomowoc High School student Will Grosspietsch, students walked out on the anniversary of the Columbine shooting to raise awareness about gun ...

KFC location in Oconomowoc has closed  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Kentucky Fried Chicken location at 860 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc, has closed. A KFC spokesperson said the restaurant closed its doors Dec.

Fresh Baked bistro expected to open in early 2019 in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

After Jennifer Betances began having success selling croissants, brioche and other pastries at the Oconomowoc Farmers Market, she was inspired to take the ...

Oconomowoc's 10th annual Chili Fest will take place Jan. 26  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The 10th annual Chili Fest in Oconomowoc will feature chili tasting, kite flying, ice hockey and family skating.

“A problem worth taking on:” Students at Oconomowoc H.S. watch new documentary on opioid epidemic

OCONOMOWOC -- Students at Oconomowoc High School were some of the first to seen an eye-opening film about opioid addiction. The hope is every high ...

After multiple truck accidents, a bridge in Oconomowoc will be replaced and raised  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A bridge in the town of Oconomowoc, which has been hit multiple times by trucks because of its short clearance height, will be replaced and raised. According to ...

Oconomowoc teacher, on paid leave since November, resigns  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An Oconomowoc High School teacher who has been on paid administrative leave since November has resigned. Thomas Klubertanz, an Oconomowoc High ...

Protein supplier Osage Food Products purchases the former Lake Country Foods site in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Osage Food Products recently purchased the former Lake Country Foods site in Oconomowoc, which will expand the company's manufacturing capabilities.

Wisconsin high schooler accuses classmate of being 'daughter of Slender Man' in email  KSHB

An email sent by a student to the principal and all of the freshmen at Oconomowoc High School prompted a police investigation into possible safety concerns.

Oconomowoc's Cornerstone Sports Pub prides itself on being a cornerstone of the community  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

It may not be on its original corner, but Cornerstone Sports Pub & Eatery is still a local favorite.

With renovations nearly complete, the owner of a historic Oconomowoc building is now looking for tenants  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Mann Block building was built in 1871 by Curtis Mann.

Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce announces annual awards  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce announced the 2018 award recipients at its annual dinner recently at the Golden Mast Inn. The event recognizes ...

You and Your Dog, a dog behavior health, training and boarding facility, opens in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With over 60 combined years of experience working with dogs, Kristi Kummer and Otto Sturm have opened You and Your Dog in Oconomowoc.

Olympia Resort in Oconomowoc being foreclosed on  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Olympia Resort, which closed last January, was listed as a defendant in a foreclosure of mortgage lawsuit filed Aug. 23. The resort ...

Youth football in Oconomowoc will have a united approach this fall  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A change in how Oconomowoc youth football is organized has created Wisconsin's only fully-integrated football experience from grades one through 12.

There's No Place Like Home in Oconomowoc, a home decor, furniture and clothing boutique, moves to a larger location  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

In the beginning, Lisa and Rich Gottfried's idea of a home decor, furniture and clothing boutique started small. Lisa, who stayed home with their five children, ...

Million dollar condos in Pewaukee, Oconomowoc and other Lake Country developments to look for in 2019  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Every year, Lake Country residents see changes come to the neighborhoods they live in. If the resident is old enough, they will be sure to recall a farm field ...

Days after resigning, longtime Oconomowoc pastor announces he's starting a new church  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Terry Fulks was the lead pastor at Crosspoint Church in Oconomowoc for 26 years.

Oconomowoc Silver Streak, along with employee, were named in a wrongful death lawsuit  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The wrongful death lawsuit against Oconomowoc Silver Streak was filed in late December.

Email sent to Oconomowoc freshmen about 'daughter of slenderman'  WTMJ-TV

An email sent by a student to the principal and all of the freshmen at Oconomowoc High School prompted a police investigation into possible safety concerns.

Crosspoint Community Church pastor in Oconomowoc abruptly resigns after 26 years  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Crosspoint Community Church did not give a reason to the pastor's exit.

A nine-unit condominium development has been proposed for Oconomowoc's Isthmus District  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oconomowoc's Architectural Committee will review the proposal for a nine-unit condo development on Jan. 9.

Nicolet, Arrowhead top list of school superintendent salaries in the Milwaukee suburbs  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

When it comes to superintendent salaries for school districts in the Milwaukee suburbs, the district administrators at Nicolet and Arrowhead are at the head of the ...

Oconomowoc High School Construction Club builds stage for the new $1.1 million Okauchee Lions Park pavilion  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC - With only a few weeks before their deadline, members of the Oconomowoc High School Construction Club had to move fast.

Scramblers, a breakfast and lunch restaurant, has opened in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Scramblers, a popular restaurant franchise based in Toledo, Ohio, opened its first Wisconsin location in Oconomowoc on Dec. 17. The restaurant, 1320 Pabst ...

Oconomowoc H.S. hand-delivers Christmas cheer to students at Milwaukee’s Carver Academy 🎁 🎅  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OCONOMOWOC/MILWAUKEE -- Christmas came early for Carver Academy students in Milwaukee on Tuesday, December 19th, and it was all thanks to an ...

Highway 16 speed limit will increase from 65 mph to 70 mph this spring in Lake Country  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 70 mph speed limit on Highway 16 waited until cable barriers were installed in top priority areas of the median.

Two hotels in Oconomowoc's Pabst Farms development have been sold  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The total room count between the two hotels is 228.

Oconomowoc High School graduate part of Austin Dillon's winning pit crew at Daytona 500  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Paul Swan, who graduated Oconomowoc in 2009 and played football at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, got into NASCAR pit-crew work in 2009.

Fresh Baked Touch of France coming to downtown  Greater Milwaukee Today

OCONOMOWOC — Chef Jennifer Betances is looking to open *Fresh* Baked Touch of France, a new business at 114 E. Wisconsin Ave. that focuses around light ...

Despite genetic disorder, Oconomowoc graduate Elliott Spear made the most of his young life  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Elliot Spear was a 2017 Oconomowoc High School graduate.

Hustisford man charged with 10th OWI after being found passed out at an Oconomowoc gas station  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 47-year-old Hustisford man has been charged with his 10th OWI after police found him passed out in his idling car parked at the Kwik Trip-North,1220 Brown ...

GIRLS HOOPS: Fall River scores 11 of game's final 15 points, returns to state for 1st time in 3 years  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

OCONOMOWOC — Missed layups. Missed free throws. Missed 3-pointers. Missed everything. For 7-plus minutes midway through the second half of Saturday ...

Rising Stars: Kristen Gust | Business |  La Crosse Tribune

Bio: Born in Oconomowoc, Wis.; graduated from Oconomowoc High School in 2003. Enlisted in the Wisconsin Army National Guard in 2003. Graduated from the ...

‘Safe to re-enter:’ Oconomowoc HS reopens; carbon monoxide source unknown  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OCONOMOWOC -- Oconomowoc High School and the Oconomowoc Arts Center will re-open for school on Monday, March 26, for regular school hours and ...

Madison development group proposes a new 70-home subdivision in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Construction on the first phase of the project could take place next year.

BASEBALL: Wounded Beaver Dam stricken with another gash – a lopsided loss in regional final  WiscNews

Beaver Dam's prep baseball team was forced to face Oconomowoc with one hand tied behind its back.

Here's how suburban Milwaukee is observing Veterans Day  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

There are many ways to honor and remember the men and women who have served in the military.

“It doesn’t get any better:” Oconomowoc’s Rux Stadium shines under the Friday night lights

OCONOMOWOC -- It took a total team effort for the Oconomowoc High School football team to go undefeated through their first 11 games. You might say the ...

Who's on the ballot this spring in Lake Country?  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The spring election season is gearing up, with the deadline to file for candidacy Jan. 2. No primaries are needed in Lake Country. The general election will be ...

Local players hoping to hear their name called at NFL draft  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Here's a look at the Wisconsin products who competed at the NFL combine or at a pro day in advance of Thursday's NFL draft.

Oconomowoc community comes together to raise money for longtime teacher, coach fighting leukemia  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Thousands of dollars have already been raised for Bruce Henning, a teacher at Nature Hill Intermediate and the boys golf coach at OHS.

One student wounded in a shooting near alternative high school in West Allis  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Two students from James E. Dottke High School were involved — and at least one of them was wounded — in a shooting incident about three blocks from the ...

State report cards show mixed results for Lake Country school districts  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Stone Bank School District saw a drop in its overall state report card score in 2017-18. Hartland-Lakeside significantly exceeded expecations.

Oconomowoc mansion, headless body top stories in Lake Country in 2017  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oconomowoc mansions on the market, a headless body in Okauchee and crime were among the most viewed online stories in Lake Country.

Oconomowoc police report: Man sells vape products to underage students  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. Police cited 18-year-old Phillip Dahlen on Jan. 5 for selling vape products to a handful of underage Oconomowoc High School students. Dahlen was selling ...

Badgers volleyball: Oconomowoc's Nicole Shanahan opts to walk on at Wisconsin

Shanahan, a 6-1½ middle blocker, passes up scholarship offers to play for the Badgers.

Ronald "Coach" Pinnt - WISC - WISC-TV3

"Coach" Ronald G. W. Pinnt, age 88, passed away March 26, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

More schools stocking NARCAN amid growing opioid epidemic  WDJT

Opioid overdoses killed more than 42,000 people in 2016, according to the latest data from the CDC. Opioid overdose deaths were five times higher that year ...

Baking and sharing croissants makes Nashotah woman happy  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jennifer Betances of Nashotah loves a challenge. She spends hours every week making pastry by hand. Making a perfect croissant makes her happy. Sharing ...

Employees told at Christmas party that Olympia Resort in Oconomowoc will close  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Olympia Resort and Conference Center, which has been for sale for months, will close, employees were told at a company ...

Here's how suburban Milwaukee schools decide when to close for bad weather  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee-area school districts have policies in place to decide whether to close schools during cold weather events.

Amalia's Family Restaurant lives up to its name with ongoing vision  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Amalia's Family Restaurant opened in Oconomowoc in 2005 with the vision of being all about family. 14 years later, it's still on the same course.

Cedar Hills Elementary in Oak Creek one of eight state schools nominated for national Blue Ribbon award  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cedar Hills Elementary School in Oak Creek is one of just eight schools in the state to be nominated for the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, which ...

Facilities upgrades at high schools have been part of renovation revolution  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

High-school athletics programs in Wisconsin have been part of a renovation revolution, both to keep up with others in the area and attract families to the district.

Oconomowoc teen's death possibly caused by heroin  WISN Milwaukee

An Oconomowoc mother said her 15-year-old daughter died after possibly trying heroin for the first time.

Don Wiemer, longtime village of Oconomowoc Lake police chief and administrator, to retire  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

VILLAGE OF OCONOMOWOC LAKE - After more than four decades of *service*, Police Chief and Village Administrator Don Wiemer is planning to retire. Wiemer ...

Parents dissatisfied with Kettle Moraine Middle School planning to start a school of their own  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A group of parents with children at Kettle Moraine Middle School who are unhappy with the district's focus on a "digital learning culture" and "personalized ...

The Lake Area Free Clinic, which operates in Oconomowoc, will host its annual gala Sept. 15  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

One of the items to be auctioned off at the gala is a Badger Bus, which was appraised at nearly $28000.

The Club at Lac La Belle will feature a renovated golf course, restaurant, event barn and more  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The grand opening is now expected to be held in the spring of 2020.

Traffic is among the concerns Delafield officials have with a proposed Chick-fil-A restaurant  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF DELAFIELD - After a preliminary discussion for a proposed Chick-fil-A on Nov. 28, plan commissioners voted to refer the proposal to the public works ...

How and when to see the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train in Lake Country this year  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

As the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train continues its epic journey across the continent, it will once again stop in both Hartland and Oconomowoc.

Palmyra-Eagle school district may dissolve if cash isn't raised through spring referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The results of a spring referendum might determine the fate of the Palmyra-Eagle Area School District.

Potential senior development site in Oconomowoc gets extension to review land  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Matter Senior Living LLC will have more time to study the former YMCA land at 1101 Silver Lake St. for a possible senior housing ...

Dogs will now be allowed in Oconomowoc parks  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Dogs will be allowed to be in most city parks after a split common council voted in favor of amending a section of the municipal code, ...

A pelican was nursed back to health in the town of Ottawa. It can't leave until the government reopens.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An American white pelican suffering from parasites and a broken wing landed itself in the Wildlife In Need Center in the town of Ottawa recently — and that's ...

Palmyra-Eagle voters to see $11.5 million operational referendum in April, but it won't be recurring  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

District officials have said if the referendum doesn't pass, the district would have to take steps to dissolve.

A new Chick-fil-A might be coming to Delafield  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

If approved, the project would break ground in early 2019.

Oconomowoc students share personal messages of how heroin kills  WISN Milwaukee

It was an emotional night at the Oconomowoc Arts Center, where students had hundreds of people listening as they talked about their addictions and losing ...

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