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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.

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 ...

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" ...

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 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 ...

More than 100 treated after air quality forces Oconomowoc High School evacuation  WTMJ-TV

OCONOMOWOC, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say more than 70 people were treated at local hospitals after an air quality issue forced the evacuation of Oconomowoc ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Oconomowoc High School students taking a stand in joining national school walkout  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Students at Oconomowoc High School are planning a walkout to coincide with national school walkouts across the country.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

New addition to Ixonia Elementary School should be ready for the upcoming school year  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Ixonia Elementary School's new addition is almost complete. Finishing touches are now being put on it.

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'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 ...

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.

Oconomowoc High School teacher still on paid leave  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Thomas Klubertanz, an Oconomowoc High School teacher and theater director, is still on paid administrative leave, according to ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

'Enough is enough': Hundreds of Lake Country high schoolers participate in national school walkout  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Hundreds of Lake Country high school students, and some community members, raised their voices and mourned in local school walkouts March 14 as part of a ...

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.

District takes action after Oconomowoc students walk out on assembly addressing opiate epidemic  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Parents of Oconomowoc High School students received a letter regarding disrespectful conduct at an assembly showing a documentary on addiction and ...

Oconomowoc High School to reopen Monday following toxic gas incident  WISN Milwaukee

Oconomowoc High School and the Oconomowoc Arts Center are scheduled to reopen Monday for normal operations after being abruptly closed by a carbon ...

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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.

Oconomowoc High School teacher, theater director Thomas Klubertanz placed on paid administrative leave  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The paid administrative leave for Thomas Klubertanz began Nov. 27.

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, ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

National School Walkout: Milwaukee area students will march April 20  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 woman reports a dog was pushed out of a car and abandoned  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The day before Christmas an Oconomowoc woman called police at 11:56 a.m. to report she witnessed a young dog being abandoned in front of her house on ...

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.

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

The total room count between the two hotels is 228.

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.

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 ...

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.

Parents want change after fatal '08 OWI crash  WTMJ-TV

Paul and Judy Jenkins lost three loved ones to a doctor who was high on prescription drugs.

“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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 Fleet Farm will open in mid-August  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The store is currently hiring more than 150 employees.

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.

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.

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.

Wisconsin School Bans Conversations About White Privilege  Papermag

The school board president says white privilege is "a lightening rod for some parents."

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 ...

After unexpected delays, Sobie's restaurant in Oconomowoc expected to open soon  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Sobols had expected to open in fall 2017, but unexpected issues caused delays.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

Oconomowoc could get Casey's General Store  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - A proposal to bring a Casey's General Store to the city has been brought back after the plan commission delayed action at a January ...

Police: Wisconsin high school students caught planning school shooting on Facebook Messenger  WTMJ-TV

Police say there is no ongoing threat to safety after four Wisconsin high school students were caught plotting a school shooting on Facebook Messenger.

Village of Summit home a total loss after fire  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A home in the 34000 block of Hartwell Place is a total loss after a fire fully engulfed the structure the morning of May 1.

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 ...

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.

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.

Weston Meadows Apartments project moves ahead in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - A new multifamily development will be coming to the city. Officials unanimously approved plans for the Weston Meadows Apartments ...

Email accuses high school girl of calling herself daughter of Slender Man  WISN Milwaukee

A local high school student is accused of calling herself the daughter of Slender Man. Advertisement. Related *Content*. Morgan Geyser sentenced to 40 years of ...

A man brought a gun to his Oconomowoc workplace and threatened another employee with it, police say  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Leonel Trillo brought a pistol to work at Vorteq Coil Finishers showed it to a colleague and later pressed the gun against that colleague's stomach, police say.

'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.

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 ...

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.

Proposed senior living facility in Oconomowoc can move ahead  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Action by the common council on June 5 has paved the way for the proposed Towner Crest senior living development by ...

What's Oconomowoc's best-kept dining secret? Perhaps Cafe LaBelle  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cafe LaBelle isn't just for Shorehaven residents, but is open to the community. The manager thinks it might be Oconomowoc's best-kept secret.

Planning your garden? Don't have space? Oconomowoc community gardens could provide an answer.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Greener Oconomowoc's garden season got off to a snowy start April 15, but with the snow now melted, gardeners can grow their ...

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.

Okauchee woman reunited with restored childhood violin for 90th birthday  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The violin has a rich history in the Oconomowoc area.

Lake Country police officers to host kids during annual Shop with Cops Christmas event for kids facing financial challenges  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Police officers will shop with kids during the annual Shop with Cops event on Dec. 8.

Lake Area Free Clinic in Oconomowoc exceeds dental clinic goals  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - When the Lake Area Free Clinic added its dental services wing in November 2017, clinic manager Carrey Spencer and her staff ...

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 ...

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 ...

Olympic speed skating and ski jumping both have roots Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The first U.S. Olympic trials for speed skating in Oconomowoc were held in 1928.

One person suffers minor burns in fire at the Oconomowoc Staybridge Suites  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - One person suffered minor burns in a fire at the Staybridge Suites on May 1. According to Western Lakes Fire District Chief Brad ...

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.

From a baseball complex, to condos to Fleet Farm, here's a roundup of major developments around Lake Country  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A quick rundown on where new (and older) Lake Country developments are coming, and what's being built where.

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 ...

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 reports: Man cited for fraud after payment declined for subs  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. A 20-year-old Oconomowoc man placed an online order for two subs at Subway, 1424 Summit Ave., on Nov. 14. On Dec. 14, police were dispatched to ...

Dismembered body found in Okauchee Lake remains unidentified  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

DNA results have not yet returned on the body that was found in late October.

Animals considered 'vicious' in Oconomowoc must wear a muzzle, but a new ordinance is loosening restrictions on pit pulls  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oconomowoc aldermen approved a measure that removes a requirement for pit bulls to be muzzled away from home.

Dozens of Milwaukee-area students are semi-finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dozens of high school students from near-Milwaukee communities have qualified as semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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 ...

Highway 67 will close all summer between Dousman and Oconomowoc. Here are the changes coming.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Highway 67 near Dousman will be closed all summer while the state reconstructs a bridge over the Bark River.

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 ...

Prestwick expected to move its corporate headquarters near La Belle Golf Course  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

VILLAGE OF LAC LA BELLE - The purchase of the La Belle Golf Club is expected to turn into a lot more for the Morse family and the Prestwick Group. The sale of ...

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 ...

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