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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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Mequon Homestead High School student Max Kroft earns perfect score of 36 on ACT  WTMJ-TV

Max Kroft, a junior at Homestead High School in Mequon, Wis. scored a perfect score of 36 on the ACT college entrance exam in March. Nationally, one-tenth of ...

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 Mequon mayoral candidates differ over development funding  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The two candidates who receive the most votes in the Feb. 19 primary election will advance to the general election on April 2.

“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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Men accused of bringing assault-style rifles to Homestead High School plead not guilty to charges  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Police discovered the Sturgeon Bay residents had five guns in the car they were driving, all but one with a loaded magazine.

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.

Homestead High School sends out alert about viral infection  WISN Milwaukee

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

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...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

USA Football camp at Homestead H.S. in its 4th year: “The goal is to get football into the Olympics”

MEQUON -- During any season, football proves to be popular in Wisconsin, so when a couple hundred kids show up for a spring football camp, it's not that ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mequon's Jordan Niebrugge opens the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Mequon's Jordan Niebrugge is the first to tee off on hole No. 1 of the U.S. Open.

Students named National Merit Scholar semi-finalists  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Students from Mequon were among the 16000 students nationwide who were named Semi-finalists in National Merit Scholarship Competition.

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.

Wisconsin Trans Student Named Prom Queen for Being Unapologetically Herself

Students at Homestead High School in Mequon, Wis., elected Nikko Nelson, a transgender student, as their prom queen late last month, and she said she won ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

There are no off days for Hmong farmers who grow vegetables at Mequon Nature Preserve. But it's all worth it.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Hmong farmers are able to rent small plots of land at the Mequon Nature Preserve through a partnership with the Fondy Farm Project.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

“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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Kevin M. Graham - WISC - WISC-TV3

Kevin M. Graham, age 47, passed away unexpectedly on July 28, 2018 as the result of a motorcycle accident.

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 ...

Homestead High School graduate dies in Afghanistan  WISN Milwaukee

Airman Quinn Johnson-Harris died after a cargo plane crashed on takeoff from an airfield in Eastern Afghanistan.

Teacher forced to leave classroom at Homestead high school  WISN Milwaukee

On this day 39 years ago, the World Health Organization announced that smallpox, a deadly, infectious disease, had been eradicated. Advertisement. V-E Day ...

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 ...

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 ...

Foot Locker Midwest Regional: Bosley will be a favorite Saturday  Journal Times

Back in the latter half of the 1990s, Laura Petersen's name was frequently in The Journal Times sports pages.

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.

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.

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 ...

Walker's rejection of shipwreck sanctuary draws mixed responses in Mequon, Port Washington  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Gov. Walker rejected a shipwreck sanctuary on Lake Michigan a week after Mequon opposed it. Port's mayor was frustrated by the missed opportunity.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

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.

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

Police reports from Cedarburg, Gragton and Mequon.

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.

After nearly half a century, Ferrante's is still in the family and still going strong in Mequon  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Amy Ferrante-Gollwitzer has spent 4 decades in the family business at Ferrante's, three in an ownership capacity. She shows no signs of slowing down.

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.

“It’s always that balance:” Three Homestead basketball dads are fathers first, but they also played at high levels

MEQUON (WITI) -- You may have, at one point, seen a parent get a little too excited at his son or daughter's high school basketball game -- but what if you're a ...

Mequon woman accused of embezzling $100K from Bodner Property Management  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Over the course of several years, a Mequon woman embezzled more than $100,000 from the local property management company where she worked, ...

He's the Republican Dream Candidate. There's Just One Problem ...  POLITICO Magazine

Two decades ago, Kevin Nicholson was a rising star in the Democratic Party. Then he disappeared. Now he's running for U.S. Senate—as a conservative ...

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, ...

Menomonee Falls man with a long history of drunken driving sentenced for his seventh OWI  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

As he awaits a final ruling for his alleged eighth OWI offense, a Menonomee Falls man with a long and tragic history of drunken driving has been sentenced to ...

Shopko in Grafton is closing in April  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A liquidation sale is offering 10 to 30 percent off everything in the store. All sales are final.

Two Wisconsin natives will vie for the title of Miss America  WISN Milwaukee

Annie Jorgensen, a Mequon native, was crowned Miss Georgia; Tianna Vanderhei was crowned Miss Wisconsin.

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