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Back to School...BBB Reminds You to Shop Smart!

Getting ready to go back to school? Families are expected to spend more this summer than last year on school supplies. The average family with children in grades K-12 will...

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Come visit us for Pioneer Kids Day "Down on the Farm"

Children entering 1st through 5th grades this fall are invited to learn about life on a farm. Activities include washing clothes, grinding corn, milking a cow, and making a button...

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Concordia University Wisconsin employee receives prestigious National Guard award

One could say that Rebecca Kruse, residence life director at Concordia University Wisconsin, has an increased passion for the military after recently receiving a Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom...

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Concordia University Wisconsin employee receives prestigious National Guard award

One could say that Rebecca Kruse, residence life director at Concordia University Wisconsin, has an increased passion for the military after recently receiving a Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom...

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Concordia Pharmacy Students Help with Prescription Drug Disposal Right Before Finals

Several students from Concordia University Wisconsin's Pharmacy School in Mequon put studying for final exams aside for a few hours to help in the safe disposal of more than 600...

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High School theatre to present Legally Blonde

The Menomonee Falls High School Theatre Department will present the popular hit musical "Legally Blonde". The musical is based on the movie of the same name starring Reese Witherspoon and includes...

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Schools Present Germantown Sings Concert

Germantown, WI – The schools of the Germantown School district are presenting a collaborative concert called “Germantown Sings”. The concert will be held in the Main Gym at Germantown High...

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FALLS ART IN NEW YORK CITY

Congratulations to Menomonee Falls High School senior art student Cierra Brown for earning recognition for her photography on a national level. In February, Brown earned state recognition (a Gold...

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Falls Students earn Honors at the 2016 Festival of Art

The Menomonee Falls High School Art Department is pleased to announce that Freshman Art Student, Theresa Scott, earned Second Place and Senior Art Student, Cierra Brown, earned an Honorable Mention...

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Take it Out of the Park

Baseball season is here, and sports fans across Wisconsin are beyond excited! The Brewers’ home opener on Monday the 4th ended with a tough loss for the crew with a...

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Literacy Help Available for Adults Returning to School!

College is for boys. That was the feedback Janet Donovan, founding Board member of College STILL Achievable(CSA), received from her mother when she was graduating high school. While Donovan, age 56, was...

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Falls Freshman Finalist in National Photograph Competition

Lexi Chmielewski, a freshman digital photography student at Menomonee Falls High School, entered her cast shadow digital photograph into the 37th College & High School Photography Contest sponsored by Nikon...

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FALLS ARTWORK AT THE STATE CAPITOL

Three pieces of student artwork from Menomonee Falls High School was selected for the State Youth Art Month Exhibit in Madison. There are only 50 young artists selected for...

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BC DECA Advances 26 to International Competition

Brookfield Central DECA competed at the annual Wisconsin DECA State Career Development Conference from March 8-10, 2016, qualifying 24 for the International Competition in Nashville, TN. Results: Maya Benhamo 3rd Place Principles of...

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Summer Museum Education Intern Position Announced

The Washington County Historical Society, Inc. in West Bend is excited to announce a summer museum education internship open to college freshmen and sophomores. This internship gives budding museum professionals a...

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BBB Tip: Children’s Online Safety

From “tweens” getting their first smart phone, to preschoolers playing games on mom’s tablet, to students researching a science fair project, more and more kids are getting online every day....

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Menomonee Falls High School FACT Members meet with Attorney General Schimel

The Menomonee Falls High School FACT group met with WI Attorney General Brad Schimel on March 1, 2016 to discuss how they are working hard to encourage fellow students and...

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Kettle Moraine Geological Society 54th Annual Show

Hey! It’s that time of the year again! It’s time for the annual Kettle Moraine Geological Society (KMGS) Rock, Gem, Mineral and Earth Science Show! The Kettle Moraine Geological Society is...

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Preschool Open House

Calvary Lutheran School, 110 Division Street, Thiensville, Wisconsin will have its annual Preschool Open House on Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 9:00 am – noon. You are invited to...

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Faith In Our Future Foundation Announces Significant Support For Seton Catholic Schools

The Faith In Our Future Trust, a charitable foundation supporting Catholic education and faith formation in southeastern Wisconsin, announced today an unrestricted $1 million grant to Seton Catholic Schools, the...

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Community Watch

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Menomonee Falls baseball virtuoso Ty Weber and Big Ten Media Day Updated:  7/29

» Germantown 'craft winery' owner crafts 9,000 bottles by hand 7/27

» Menomonee Falls Girl Scout aids in Central America's conservation efforts 7/26

» Two suspects apprehended in Menomonee Falls armed robbery Updated:  7/26

» Menomonee Falls claims baseball title as team 7/26

» Major phase in Menomonee Falls' White Stone Station completed 7/25

» Putting in the effort: Menomonee Falls baseball team wins second state title 7/25

» Roble pitches Menomonee Falls baseball team into state title game 7/25

» Menomonee Falls man pleads guilty to homicide after killing bicyclist Updated:  7/25

» Behind marvelous day by Ty Weber, Menomonee Falls baseball repeats as state champion 7/22

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA State Summer Baseball Tournament Updated:  7/22

» Roble pitches Menomonee Falls baseball team into state final, 6-0 7/22

» Falls woman dreams of starting her own dessert bus 7/21

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Donges Bay Road reconstruction enters final phase 7/21

» Wanakia Wildlife gives a bird's-eye view to Menomonee Falls Nature Camp kids 7/21

» Resources available to Waukesha County residents during extreme heat 7/21

» Southbound Highway 145 to close for construction in Germantown 7/20

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» Menomonee Falls woman arrested for OWI after running over her fiancé Updated:  7/19

» GMC set to dominate state summer baseball tournament 7/19

» 'Two more wins': Menomonee Falls baseball team heads back to state 7/19

» Menomonee Falls baseball team heads back to state with upset of West 7/18

» Taste of Germantown event to raise funds for pavilion 7/18

» Old Falls Village brings Civil War to life 7/18

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Waukesha County Fair

 

The 2016 Waukesha County Fair saw rain, scorching temps and tropical humidity throughout its five-day run. Check out our stories, photos and video from the fair, including coverage of the new pig, duck and goat races, the 50th annual Fairest of the Fair contest, as well as a ranking of the top food items.

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

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