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Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Week ahead: Six theatrical productions opening in Northeastern Wisconsin

Summer season continues hot, with more theatrical productions arriving.

Mequon Police: Teens brought guns and drugs to Homestead High School  WTMJ-TV

Two 19-year-old men from Sturgeon Bay were caught with guns and drugs as they were leaving Homestead High School Saturday afternoon. Mequon police ...

Men from Sturgeon Bay arrested with 3 assault rifles in Homestead HS parking lot  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MEQUON -- Two men, 19, from Sturgeon Bay, were arrested Saturday, Feb. 10 for possession of narcotics and firearms, including three assault rifles on the ...

Transgender girl elected prom queen at Homestead High School  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Nikko Nelson, a junior at Homestead High School, was elected prom queen at her school's prom last month.

Man arrested with guns, drugs in Homestead parking lot sentenced to 3 years probation  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MEQUON -- One of two Sturgeon Bay men arrested in February for possession of narcotics and firearms, including three assault rifles on the campus of ...

New $65,000 bleachers at Homestead will include premium seats with cup holders and personalized name plates  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Fans who enjoy a good game but who just can't handle the standard-issue bleacher seats will have another option this fall at Homestead High School — but it'll ...

WIAA state track and field meet: Drew Bosley leaves it all on track, walks out a champion  La Crosse Tribune

It was not quite the storybook ending that Mequon Homestead High School senior Drew Bosley envisioned when he fashioned his plan for the final track and ...

Take a year-by-year look at the 18 straight North Shore Conference titles won by Homestead football  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

For every year since 2001, the North Shore Conference football title has been Homestead's, including one run of 67 consecutive league victories from 2002-'11.

Bigger Than Football: Local star athlete breaks family tradition, chooses patriotic path  WDJT

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A local high school athlete is pursuing a greater calling tonight. The Homestead High School senior will join the Air Force next year.

Gun control protest: Homestead students to walk out of class March 14 ahead of national rally  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MEQUON -- Students in Mequon are planning to take action to raise awareness of gun control issues after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14.

Cold affects railroad crossing gate, snarling traffic in Mequon  WDJT

MEQUON, WI (CBS 58) -- A malfunctioning railroad crossing gate is snarling traffic on Mequon Road just west of Homestead High School this morning.

Sturgeon Bay man to spend a year in jail for bringing guns and drugs to Homestead High School  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An Ozaukee County Circuit judge on Nov. 26 sentenced one of two Sturgeon Bay men accused of bringing a cache of guns and drugs to Homestead High ...

The Kids From Wisconsin “The Beat Goes On” Tour  Shepherd Express

The curtain opens for the Kids From Wisconsin in June and closes in August with over 60 performances to over 120000 of “The Beat Goes On”. This 51st season ...

4 things to know about 'The Bachelor's' Wisconsin connection, Annie Reardon  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

It wouldn't be a season of "The Bachelor" without at least one Wisconsin connection.

“More than just a coach:” Basketball court at Homestead High School dedicated to the late John Chekouras  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MEQUON -- A basketball coach is measured by wins and losses, but his or her legacy is much more than that. The Homestead High School basketball team is ...

Homestead H.S. senior leaving his mark on the lacrosse team  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MEQUON--Andrew Brooks is a senior at Homestead high school. He plays on the lacrosse team. He's a 4-year varsity player in lacrosse. Andrew is a FOGO.

5 female students could face disciplinary action after fight at Homestead High School

MEQUON -- A letter was sent home to parents of Homestead High School students Monday, September 26th after a fight at the school. The executive director of ...

Three years ago, Jared Schneider came within hours of losing his left leg. Now, he's leading Homestead to state  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

At first, the pain in his leg was thought to just be a cramp. It turned out to be anything but that.

Raid at Mequon house over suspected teen drinking party brings a federal lawsuit  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A teenage Halloween party in Mequon got a lot scarier than anyone intended three years ago after police raided a home over suspected underage drinking.

Homestead prom queen: I didn't win for being transgender, I won for being me  WISN Milwaukee

Without controversy or criticism, students at Homestead High School in Mequon this month crowned a transgender young woman their prom queen.

Wisconsin high school crowns transgender prom queen  WMTV

It was a dream for a girl who's struggled for acceptance ever since she was a little boy.

BOYS SWIMMING: Wayland/Beaver Dam/Randolph sets half dozen records at sectionals  WiscNews

Eventful doesn't come close to describing the kind of afternoon it was for the Wayland/Beaver Dam/Randolph prep boys swimming team on Saturday at a WIAA ...

Man arrested with guns, drugs in Homestead parking lot pleads guilty  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MEQUON -- One of two Sturgeon Bay men arrested in February for possession of narcotics and firearms, including three assault rifles on the campus of ...

Homestead and Shorewood high school orchestras to play at Carnegie Hall  WTMJ-TV

The Homestead and Shorewood High School Chamber Orchestras from Mequon and Shorewood, respectively, will open MidAmerica Production's 35th annual ...

Kohler Credit Union opens branch in Homestead High School

KOHLER, WI (January 25, 2018) — Kohler Credit Union, in partnership with the Mequon-Thiensville School District, opened its Homestead High School branch ...

Mequon robotics team ranked world's best  WISN Milwaukee

Forty students from Mequon Homestead High School are members of the Robotics club. The forty students are divided into four teams. Team “Kraken Pinion” is ...

Mequon prom queen honored at Pride Fest with Valor Award  WISN Milwaukee

Pride Fest honored Nikko Nelson with its 2018 Valor Award. Advertisement. Related *Content*. Homestead prom queen: I didn't win for being transgender, I won ...

Homestead High School runner one of the best in the country  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MEQUON-- Drew Bosley is a junior and runs cross country at Homestead High School. Since he was a freshman he has made the podium in all but one state ...

These are the best public high schools in Wisconsin, according to Niche  WTMJ-TV

A new report compiled data from Wisconsin public high schools to find the best schools in the state.

Threat posted to social media site cancels classes Friday at Homestead H.S.

MEQUON -- Classes have been cancelled Friday, January 22nd at Homestead High School in Mequon due to a threat, officials with the Mequon-Thiensville ...

Homestead High School drama teacher got suspended because of students' spanking tradition  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Homestead High School drama teacher and theater director Amelia Figg-Franzoi returned to school Thursday, Nov. 16, after a 10-day suspension thought to be ...

Area baseball giant Don Rennicke remembered by Homestead High School family  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Among us in the local press and in his day job as a teacher at Homestead High School, Highlander baseball and wrestling coach Ernie Millard is a favorite for ...

Foot Locker Cross Country Championship: Mequon's Bosley takes fifth place  Journal Times

Drew Bosley's expectations were high heading into the 40th annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships at San Diego on Saturday.

Former Mequon Alderman John Hawkins dies at 68  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

John Hawkins, who served as a Mequon alderman for 12 years, passed away on Jan. 11. He was 68 years old.

Hamilton High School principal to take same position at Oak Creek High School  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Hamilton High School principal Candis Mongan will leave to take a similar role at Oak Creek High School starting July 1.

Three Mequon mayoral candidates differ over development funding  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Pictured from left are Mequon mayoral candidates Cheryle Rebholz, District 4 Alderman John Wirth and District 6 Alderman Brian Schneider. (Photo: Submitted).

Silver serving platter nearly costs Homestead drama teacher her job  WISN Milwaukee

A drama teacher at Homestead High School in Mequon is at the center of a controversial tradition among theater students.

Mequon teacher stepped down over grade dispute  WTMJ-TV

MEQUON -- We're finally getting answers about why a longtime Homestead High School math teacher stepped down. Krista Lesiecki's 18-year career with the ...

Teamwork is among the reasons Homestead's Kraken Pinion is ranked among the top robotics teams in the world  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Kraken Pinion, the name of Homestead High School's FTC robotics team, has been ranked amongst the best in the world, and even held the #1 ranking at one ...

Parents warned about students' vaping  WISN Milwaukee

Parents are being warned about the dangers of students vaping or using electronic cigarettes to get a nicotine high in school.

Homestead High School sends out alert about viral infection  WISN Milwaukee

School has at least 10 confirmed cases of hand, foot and mouth disease.

An 18-year-old Mequon man is accused of groping a 15-year-old girl at a high school forensics' meet  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Daniel R. Klein, 18, was charged Tuesday in Waukesha County Circuit Court with disorderly conduct and faces up to 90 days in jail if convicted.

House Confidential: Bucks Player Has $1.5 Million McMansion  urbanmilwaukee

Ersan Ilyasova and his family have lived in Mequon 12 years, while he's played with 7 other NBA teams.

Mequon woman gets prison for embezzling more than $100,000 from a local property management firm  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A 34-year-old Mequon woman will spend two years in prison for embezzling more than $100,000 from the local property management firm where she worked.

Bucks hosting student summer camps from June to August  WDJT

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The Milwaukee Bucks and the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network are inviting Wisconsin youth to lace up ...

Support grows for Homestead teacher who faces losing her job  WISN Milwaukee

A teacher was forced to leave her classroom at Homestead High School in Mequon last month after a disagreement with a student that reportedly happened ...

Homestead HS celebrates 12 student-athletes who will compete in college

MEQUON -- Homestead High School in Mequon had 12 student-athletes take part in a signing ceremony acknowledging where they will be playing in college.

Homestead HS lacrosse goalie earns state player of the year

MEQUON -- This week's High School Hot Shot is Anthony Kennin, a senior at Homestead High School in Mequon. He is the goalie for the lacrosse team.

Terrain, a new floral and gift shop, is coming to the Mequon Public Market  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Terrain, a European-style flower and gift market, will soon join the Mequon Public Market, which is expected to open in late spring or early summer.

Guns, brass knuckles, drugs: Video shows what led to charges against men arrested at Homestead  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MEQUON -- Two men, 19, from Sturgeon Bay, were arrested Saturday, Feb. 10 for possession of narcotics and firearms, including three assault rifles on the ...

Primary shaping up in Mequon mayor's race; here's who else is on the ballot  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The deadline to file for the spring election was Jan. 2. Here's who you can expect to see on the ballot.

“You name it, it was thrown:” Three students take fall for senior prank at Homestead H.S.

HOMESTEAD (WITI) -- Days away from graduation, three Homestead High School students are shut out of the ceremony. It all stems from a school prank that ...

Teacher forced to leave classroom at Homestead high school  WISN Milwaukee

Firefighters had to dodge exploding rockets to douse a spectacular fire that destroyed containers of fireworks that were being stored for sale on the Fourth of July ...

Night to remember coach John Chekouras capped with a dramatic Homestead victory  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With the night Homestead High School was set to dedicate its basketball court in honor of its late coach John Chekouras approaching, Daniel Benson had an ...

Shotgun shell found at Homestead High School  WISN Milwaukee

Mequon police confirm that a shotgun shell filled with birdshot was found Thursday morning at Homestead High School.

The new Miss Georgia is actually from Wisconsin  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Annie Jorgensen, a graduate of Homestead High School in Mequon, was crowned Miss Georgia on Saturday. She will compete in the Miss America pageant in ...

Here are 163 fun things to do in the Milwaukee suburbs this summer  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Skiers glide past during the Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club's weekly show at Lakefront Park on Thursday, August 2, 2018. (Photo: Scott Ash/Now News Group).

Will They Stay or Will They Go?  Slate Magazine

BROWN DEER, Wisconsin—When Jean and Bob Wells bought their first home 12 years ago, they had three priorities: affordability, someplace not too far north ...

Mequon candidates cautious of Town Center proposals  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Brian Schneider and Lewis Chamoy are running to fill the Mequon Common Council's District 6 seat in the April 2018 election.

Cheese truck fire closed I-43 near Mequon for a half-hour  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MEQUON - A semi-trailer carrying 32,000 pounds of cheese caught fire on southbound I-43, closing a section of the interstate near Mequon for 30 minutes on ...

Like father, like son! Former Homestead standout now helping coach son’s cross country team

MEQUON -- On Saturday, October 31st, the boys 2015 State Cross Country Championships will be held in Wisconsin Rapids. One team will be led by a father ...

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.

Marotta poised to make impact in freshman season  Marquette Wire

Marquette women's basketball has always been on Chloe Marotta's radar. Head coach Carolyn Kieger even referred to her as “Ms. Marquette.” Though her path ...

Competitors from across Midwest take part in martial arts compeition  WISN Milwaukee

More than 600 competitors from across the Milwaukee took part in one of the Midwest's largest martial arts tournaments over the weekend. The champion...

Whitefish Bay leads area in ACT scores; how did your school fare?  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Whitefish Bay has the highest area ACT composite score of 24.6, while Fox Point-Bayside scored the highest in the area in three Forward Exam categories of ...

Mequon-Thiensville School District names new superintendent of schools

MEQUON-THIENSVILLE — The Mequon-Thiensville School District announced on Wednesday, May 10th the naming of a new superintendent of schools.

A showboating former UW football player is competing for 'The Bachelorette'  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Darius Feaster, who graduated from Homestead High School in Mequon, played for the University of Wisconsin-Madison football team.

The Palmyra-Eagle school district would dissolve if $11.5 million referendum doesn't pass, officials say  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

District officials have said if the $11.5 million measure isn't approved, the district would work to dissolve.

68 Degrees of Separation: Your Wisconsin tie to every team in the 2019 NCAA men's basketball tournament  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Each of the 68 teams in the NCAA men's basketball tournament has a tie to Wisconsin -- some more obscure than others.

Homestead, USM hockey teams play in support of coach who’s a cancer survivor

MEQUON -- Legendary Green Bay Packers Head Coach Vince Lombardi once said people who work together will win. That was never more evident than when ...

The Stone Bank School District superintendent will work from outside the building until her exit in May  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Stone Bank School Superintendent Lynn Davies will leave the school district at the end of the year, according to a voluntary resignation agreement obtained by ...

Foot Locker Midwest Regional cross country: Bosley qualifies for nationals  Journal Times

SOMERS — Drew Bosley was up late Friday night at his Thiensville home, watching television with his mother and he couldn't fall asleep. By 11 p.m., he finally ...

Two star athletes at Brookfield Central High School have been charged with drug dealing  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

On four separate occasions, either Gage Malensek or Julian Banda sold marijuana to police informants, according to a criminal complaint.

Men accused of bringing assault-style rifles to Homestead High School bound over for trial  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An Ozaukee County Circuit judge on March 6 bound over for trial the two men accused in early February of bringing a cache of loaded guns — including ...

Southern Ozaukee County police reports: Semi hits, kills horse running in the road  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. A horse running in the road was killed when hit by a semi-truck heading east in the 9100 block of West Mequon Road at 1:19 a.m. Jan. 22. The truck had ...

A Father's Legacy and a Heavy Heart: The CBB Walk-on You'll Want to Cheer  Bleacher Report

It was an afternoon like any other, early April in Mequon, Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee. Chloe Marotta's phone buzzed: a text from Mom. “Dad's in the ...

Homestead student overcomes challenges, succeeds at golf: “Whatever you want to do, you can!”

MEQUON -- Blake Anderson rarely finds the rough on a golf course. His life, however, has been anything but smooth sailing. And yet, he has found a way to ...

These Are The Top 100 Wisconsin High Schools Of 2018: Report

Top 100 Wisconsin High Schools Of 2018 - Brookfield, WI - Niche has compiled what it says are the top 100 schools in Wisconsin, which includes both private ...

Crossing guard company apparently closes, leaving Wauwatosa and Waukesha School Districts scrambling  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The commute to school Monday morning may be more hectic in at least two area school districts. The Waukesha and Wauwatosa School Districts discovered ...

Foot Locker Cross Country: For Bosley, mother knows best  Journal Times

Drew Bosley just may be earning a free trip to California this Saturday at the Foot Locker Midwest Region Cross Country Championships.

Blair Elementary School to close as the Waukesha School District looks to cut costs  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A consolidation plan will close Blair Elementary School in Waukesha and shift its students to Hawthorne and Lowell elementary schools.

Whitefish Bay School District is ranked No. 1 in Wisconsin  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Whitefish Bay School District was named the best in Wisconsin by Business Insider, Niche.

Mequon teen sentenced to year in jail for friend's death  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

As her fellow Homestead High School graduates head off to college dorms in coming weeks, Madeline Kudlata will split her time between Marquette University ...

Power ranking the last 20 years of WIAA state summer baseball championship games  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The final summer baseball state tournament will be held this week. Let's look back at the best of the last two decades.

Man told police he drove on golf course to see how his car handled in the snow  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. A witness reported cars being driven on the golf course at North Shore Country Club, 3100 W. Country Club Drive, at 10:35 p.m. Feb. 8. One car, a 2018 ...

Wisconsin airman dies in Afghanistan crash  WISN Milwaukee

A family from Wisconsin says their loved one was among those killed in a plane crash in Afghanistan.

Five things to know about the Maple Dale-Indian Hill referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Voters in the Maple Dale-Indian Hill School District will be faced with a multimillion-dollar decision come election day. The district is seeking nearly $1 million per ...

No Studios' Lisa Caesar wants to make her hometown a film hub  Milwaukee Business Journal

After 30 years in finance and stock trading, Caesar is back in her hometown in an entirely different industry. She's the chief operating officer of No Studios, ...

Mequon student earns perfect ACT score  WISN Milwaukee

A Homestead High School junior has earned a perfect score on the ACT exam. Max Kroft scored a perfect 36 on the national college entrance exam that tests in ...

Glendale prostitution sting nets 11 escorts, 7 johns  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Eleven prostitutes and seven "johns" were arrested in two sting operations by the Glendale Police Department. The first sting, on Feb. 28, targeted escorts who ...

Closed Wisconsin crossing guard contractor owed more than $90,000 in unemployment taxes, records show  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Failure to pay unemployment tax has shut down a company that provides crossing guard services around at least a half-dozen Milwaukee area school districts.

More than 900 prescription pills missing from residents at Cedarburg assisted living facility  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Police reports from Cedarburg, Gragton and Mequon.

Shorewood trustee candidates weigh in on village finances, marijuana penalties  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The three candidates running for Shorewood trustee are, from left, Trustee John Wesley Warren, resident Kathy Stokebrand and Trustee Tammy Bockhorst ...

Two West Bend students earn perfect ACT test scores  WISN Milwaukee

Jacob Beine, a junior at West Bend East, and Liam Hupfer, a junior at West Bend West, earned the composite 36 score on the exam that tests English, ...

Graham, Kevin M.

MAZOMANIE—Kevin M. Graham, age 47, passed away unexpectedly on July 28, 2018, as the result of a motorcycle accident. He was born in Milwaukee on Jan.

Foxtown rezoning paves way for brewery, restaurants, housing at Mequon Town Center district  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MEQUON - The developers behind Foxtown received unanimous rezoning approval from the Mequon Common Council on Jan. 9 for their proposal to build a ...

These schools are participating in the national school walkout March 14  WTMJ-TV

Schools across the country are planning to walk out of classes on March 14th at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes in honor of the 17 victims in the Parkland, Florida school ...

Construction will close Mequon Road for 4-5 months at Country Aire Drive in Germantown  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Construction on the intersection of Mequon Road and Country Aire Drive that was scheduled to start July 9 will close Mequon Road for four to five months.

New Berlin is buzzing after historic Wisconsin Powerball jackpot win  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The community Excitement generated by the $768 million Powerball was evident in New Berlin, where the winning ticket was sold.

Mequon sets world record for shortest 4th of July parade  WTMJ-TV

Mequon set a Guinness World Record for shortest4thof July parade.

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