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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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Woman's Facebook Live video from inside stolen van offers more details on Tuesday's I-94 police standoff  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

(Photo: Wisconsin DOT). A man involved in a 12-hour police standoff that ended Wednesday morning told the woman in the stolen minivan with him “he'd never ...

'The Wizard of Oz' premiered nearly 80 years ago in Oconomowoc. Here's how the city is celebrating.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

'Wizard of Oz' statues, along with a yellow brick road, will be part of the celebration for the 80th anniversary of the classic film.

This former Oconomowoc restaurant will become a plastic surgery clinic  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Maida Parkins will open the Parkins Plastic Surgery in an Oconomowoc building that was previously home to several restaurants.

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 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 ...

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.

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.

An Oconomowoc financial adviser has been barred after police received a dozen complaints alleging fraud  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Ed Matthes, a former independent contractor for Mutual of Omaha who resided in Oconomowoc, has been barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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, the site where 'The Wizard of Oz' had its premiere 80 years ago, will create a yellow brick road  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Six statues featuring the main characters of "The Wizard of Oz" are coming to Oconomowoc this summer.

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 ...

After hitting an impasse in Pewaukee, a developer proposes 3,000 seat ballpark, wellness facility in Summit  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The mixed-use development proposal includes a 3000 seat ballpark, an indoor athletic training and wellness facility and two outdoor athletic fields.

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'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 ...

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, ...

A home decor consignment shop in Oconomowoc is looking for a new owner  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The owner of La Belle Legacy in Oconomowoc is looking for a new person to run her shop. If she doesn't find one by early summer, the shop will close.

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 ...

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.

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.

Ex-heroin addict who found Christ ready to help open new Bridge Church location in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Bridge Church Associate/Oconomowoc Campus Pastor Tyler Wolfe (left) and Lead Pastor Todd Pope have a long relationship dating back to Wolfe's history as a ...

Taco Bell expected to open second location in Oconomowoc by end of the year  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A second Taco Bell location in the city of Oconomowoc is currently under construction and could be open by the end of the year. "They're in the foundation, ...

'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 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 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 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.

Scramblers bringing their omelet expertise to Pabst Farms in Oconomowoc  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Scramblers will open in the first or second weekend of December.

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.

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.

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 council OKs preliminary design and budget for a new $11.7 million public safety facility  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - While plans for a new public safety building are not set in stone, the common council took a big step to move forward with the project ...

“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 ...

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'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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Former Genesee Lake School employee gets probation for performing sex act in a colleague's classroom  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A Waukesha County Circuit judge has sentenced a former Genesee Lake School employee to two years of probation for masturbating in a female colleague's ...

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 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.

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 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.

‘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 ...

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

As one of Oconomowoc's most iconic buildings goes through a renovation, owner Nick Droessler's goal is to honor the past by bringing back the original look of ...

Jeff Weiss will be the new superintendent of the South Milwaukee School District  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Richmond superintendent Jeff Weiss will take over for current South Milwaukee Superintendent Rita Olson, who's retiring at the end of the school year.

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, ...

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.

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 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 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.

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 ...

This Wisconsin boy with cystic fibrosis is graduating high school at 14 — and as a Presidential Scholar  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Anthony Sikorski was recently named a U.S. Presidential Scholar by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars. Quite an achievement for any high ...

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.

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

The total room count between the two hotels is 228.

University School of Milwaukee has used virtual learning days for years. Now other districts looking into it, too.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Recent snowy and cold weather events have school districts scrambling to figure out how to make up for lost time. That usually means either adding days onto ...

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 ...

'Nothing left on the table': Joel Kleefisch's time in the Wisconsin State Legislature is almost over  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fourteen years after Joel Kleefisch was elected to the Wisconsin State Legislature, the representative for the 38th District looked back with great pride on the first ...

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.

St. Francis voters to decide on $7.25 million school consolidation plan  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

If voters say yes, significant changes would come to the St. Francis School District, including closing a school and consolidating 4-year-old kindergarten through ...

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 changes cell tower and antenna ordinance to comply with state law  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The rules governing cell phone towers has gotten more permissive in Oconomowoc, in accordance with state law.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

“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 ...

Retired Elmbrook School District teacher accused of sexual assault by former student  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 30-year plus veteran teacher in the Elmbrook School District is accused of sexually assaulting a former student.

Shorewood teacher allegedly asked black kids to research games played by slave children  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Shorewood Intermediate School gym teacher has been placed on leave during the investigation.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Waukesha South principal Ryan Galante faces criminal child neglect charges for his newborn's injury  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

WAUKESHA - The principal of South High School, Ryan Galante, is on administrative leave due to criminal charges accusing him of seriously injuring his ...

After marijuana deal turned violent, an 18-year-old Oconomowoc man was shot in the back in Waukesha  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Two males, ages 17 and 18, face charges of armed robbery following a drug deal in which neither the seller nor the buyer intended to deliver as promised.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Former Pilgrim Park principal was asked to accelerate his resignation after reading a confiscated book to staff  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The former principal at Pilgrim Park Middle School in Elm Grove was asked to accelerate his resignation after an incident in which he read a book he confiscated ...

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.

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