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2014-04-25 23:01:31

The Waukesha County Business Alliance to host a public and giveaway-packed Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the opening of 101 Mobility Milwaukee. Waukesha, WI (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The Small Business Alliance of Waukesha is hosting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to celebrate the opening of 101 Mobility Milwaukee – the state’s first 101 Mobility franchise location. The new business opened mid-March; they sell, install, and repair a variety of mobility equipment including stair lifts,...

2011-12-15 08:00:00

The recently completed 3,100-square-foot executive ranch home was designed to make life easier for a disabled family member, who was restricted to a wheelchair. The home, which is situated on 1.5 acres in the Watersedge Subdivision of Lisbon in Waukesha County, is now available for purchase from Roy Scholtka of Coldwell Banker HomeSale Realty in Lisbon. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) December 15, 2011 The recently completed 3,100-square-foot executive ranch home was designed to make life easier for...

2011-04-27 13:02:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waukesha County (Wis.) will leverage Intergraph® public safety and security incident management and mobile dispatch software to empower first responders with the most effective and efficient emergency response to reduce crime, save lives and protect property throughout the suburban Waukesha county. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081211/DECLOGO ) The deployment of Intergraph's scalable computer-aided dispatch...

2008-09-26 15:00:24

By DARRYL ENRIQUEZ A new report says Lake Michigan water should flow to the City of Waukesha and eventually supply communities in Ozaukee and Washington counties. The preliminary report from the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission bolsters Waukesha's claim that Lake Michigan water is the best and most affordable method of replacing drinking water currently drawn from radium-laced underground sources. Backed by the new report and the likely federal approval of a new...

2008-09-17 15:00:20

By SCOTT WILLIAMS Waukesha -- For the second time in recent months, the state has filed suit to protect a Waukesha County lake against the perceived threat of encroaching shoreline development. A civil action filed last week seeks to block plans for new residential development on property east of Oconomowoc, between Okauchee Lake and tiny Garvin Lake. That follows a suit filed in July to stop a restaurant from operating less than 20 feet from the shores of Silver Lake, just south of...

2008-07-27 15:00:26

BROOKFIELD 2 police officers pull man from burning home Two Brookfield police officers were credited with saving the live of an 84-year-old man trapped inside his burning house. Following screams for help at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday in the 17300 block of Bedford Drive, Officer Richard Tank found Kenneth Petry with his face pushed up against a window screen gasping for air as black smoke poured out of the window. Tank was the first on the scene after Elaine Petry, 81, escaped the house and...

2008-06-15 15:00:23

By DAVID LEWELLEN Supermarket sticker shock has led more Wisconsinites to think about the satisfaction of growing their own produce. "It's so cheap to grow your own vegetables, and it's so rewarding, and it tastes so much better," said Marie McGinnis, a master gardener who supervises a plot for the Food Pantry of Waukesha County. "You've got to try it, even if it's one pot on your patio." A recent Garden Writers Association survey indicates that 39% of Americans with yards grow some of...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin