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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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  Hawaii News Now

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

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 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.

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 ...

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 High School to remain closed over weekend  WTMJ-TV

Oconomowoc High School and the Oconomowoc Arts Center (OAC) on campus will remain closed for weekend events and practices as experts continue to test ...

Oconomowoc High School principal abruptly resigns  WTMJ-TV

Questions remain about the sudden resignation of Oconomowoc High School's principal this week. School officials sent a letter to parents Tuesday announcing ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oconomowoc High School update: Students allowed in Saturday afternoon to retrieve items  WISN Milwaukee

Officials confirmed there was an "air quality issue" at the school, located at 641 E. Forest St.​ Students and staff were not allowed to re-enter the building before ...

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" ...

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 ...

News, BMHS Hall of Fame inducts educator, leader  Beloit Daily News

BELOIT - Leading educator, community leader and volunteer Charlotte M. Hall will be inducted into the Beloit M.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

“Not detected anything harmful:” Investigation continues after students fall ill at Oconomowoc HS  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OCONOMOWOC -- Oconomowoc Area School District (OASD) continues to investigate after some students and staff at Oconomowoc High School were treated ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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, ...

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

“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 ...

Rising Stars: Kristen Gust  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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

No liquor license for Olympia Resort until new owners make repairs, officials say  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Orco Inc., which owns the former Olympia Resort and Conference Center at 1350 Royale Mile Road, will have to make several ...

Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Oconomowoc; speed possibly a factor, witnesses say  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC - Shane Turtenwald, 26, of Oconomowoc died in a single-vehicle crash June 10. Police were dispatched to a report of a crash at ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Ronald "Coach" Pinnt - WISC - WISC-TV3

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

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.

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.

A classic Lake Country drive-in, The Kiltie has stayed true to its roots  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With a history dating back to the 1940s, the classic drive-in has stayed loyal to its roots during its approximately 70 years of serving the area.

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.

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 ...

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.

‘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 ...

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 ...

14 Milwaukee Holiday Markets You Won't Want to Miss  Milwaukee Magazine

Saturdays, Nov. 3-Mar. 30, Mitchell Park Domes. Expect to find fruits, veggies, meats, eggs and dairy at the Domes every Saturday this winter, as well as baked ...

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 ...

New Oconomowoc trail project planned for 2019  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The project will extend from Lisbon Road to Highway Z in the city of Oconomowoc.

Milwaukee-area students will march on Columbine anniversary as they continue to seek gun reform  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

On the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, students in the Milwaukee area will hold another walkout to raise awareness about gun ...

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.

With new investors, drug and alcohol rehab facility in Oconomowoc expected to open in early fall  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - With a new group of investors, the Ladders Recovery Community — a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility — is close to becoming ...

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 ...

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.

Weston Meadows Apartments project moves ahead in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An apartment complex in the Weston Meadows II subdivision will bring 48 new residential units to the city of Oconomowoc.

Why these two women will make history in this summer's special election in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The election is likely the first time two women in Oconomowoc have faced off against each other for an aldermanic seat.

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 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 ...

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

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

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 ...

'Preserve what we have': Oconomowoc residents don't like Prestwick's plan for Lac La Belle golf course  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The golf course is currently closed for renovations and is expected to open in spring 2019.

Franklin teachers to petition school board for a more competitive salary system  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Teachers in the Franklin School District are looking for a more competitive salary structure and are petitioning the school board to formally request a change.

'It's about public safety': Oconomowoc will require pit bulls to be muzzled after all  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Pit bulls will continue to be required to wear a muzzle while off their owners' property after a divided common council on May 15 ...

Officials doubtful if Waukesha's flooded Summit View Elementary will reopen Thursday  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Waukesha school maintenance officials were unsure if Summit View Elementary School, 2100 Summit Ave., would be ready by Thursday to reopen.

A drive-in, moonlit movies and more: 50 things to do this summer in and around Lake Country  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Lake Country is filled with great things to do — and with the short summer, there's no time to waste. This is by no means a comprehensive list of all there is to do ...

Two Muskego teenagers on their way to school hurt in one-car crash  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Flight for Life took a 16-year-old Muskego girl to Children's Hospital after a one-car crash about 7:15 a.m. near the high school.

Oconomowoc Fleet Farm will open in mid-August  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The store is currently hiring more than 150 employees.

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