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  1. Sturgeon Bay residents arrested after assault weapons found in Mequon  WBAY
  2. Men from Sturgeon Bay arrested with 3 assault rifles in Homestead HS parking lot  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee
  3. Men leaving Homestead High School had guns, drugs on them: prosecutors  WISN Milwaukee
  4. Two teens allegedly brought loaded rifles to Wisconsin HS basketball game  Fox News
  5. Teens took loaded assault rifles to school — but a U-turn got them busted, Wisconsin police say  Miami Herald
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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.

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.

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 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 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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

GIRLS HOOPS: Beaver Dam makes easy work of Mequon Homestead, 63-29  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

Maty Wilke scored 16 points and Jada Donaldson added 10 as the Beaver Dam prep girls basketball team pummeled host Mequon Homestead 63-29 in a ...

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.

Men brought loaded assault rifles, drugs to Homestead High School basketball game, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Two men brought a cache of guns — including assault rifles — and some drugs to a recent Homestead High School basketball game, which police discovered ...

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.

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 ...

Credit union to open branch at Homestead High as part of naming rights agreement  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Kohler Credit Union will open a branch on the Homestead High School campus, the latest in a string of naming rights agreements expected to bring the ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mequon students upset after teacher put on leave after hazing allegations  WTMJ-TV

Some Mequon students are crying foul after their theater teacher was yanked out of the school.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

“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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Longtime Homestead teacher placed on paid leave  WTMJ-TV

MEQUON -- A longtime teacher's job is in jeopardy. "Something happened while this person was employed with the school district that goes against our core ...

15-year-old boy in custody, charged with making threat against Homestead H.S.

MEQUON -- Mequon police arrested on Friday morning, January 22nd a 15-year-old boy in connection to a threat made on social media and directed at ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Most PW-S schools earn high marks; TJMS struggles  Ozaukee Press

The Port Washington-Saukville School District's three elementary schools and its high school earned high marks on state report cards released last week but the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Students in the North Shore say 'enough' during walk out to remember Parkland shooting victims  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Students at North Shore area school districts walked out of their schools March 14 in remembrance of the victims of the Parkland, Florida school shooting last ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Homestead High School sends out alert about viral infection  WISN Milwaukee

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

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

Police reports from Cedarburg, Gragton and Mequon.

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 ...

Mequon will demolish Logemann Center without help from Foxtown Ventures  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Foxtown Ventures no longer has an interest in demolishing the Logemann Center property as part of their proposed renovation of Mequon's civic campus.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Karl Hertz honored as a pillar of the Mequon community  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Karl Hertz has served as Thiensville village president, Ozaukee County supervisor and superintendent of the Mequon-Thiensville School District.

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.

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 ...

“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 ...

Foot Locker Cross Country: Bosley takes seventh in national meet  Journal Times

SAN DIEGO — Drew Bosley kept up the pace and earned himself a top-10 finish at the Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships Saturday.

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Mequon OKs scaled-down Concordia building, half the size of the original proposal  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MEQUON - An interdisciplinary building at Concordia University Wisconsin has been downsized to 40,000 square feet, less than half the size proposed when ...

Chloe Marotta Signs With Marquette Women’s Basketball  Anonymous Eagle

Marquette women's basketball expanded their depth for the 2018-19 season yet once again today as Chloe Marotta signed her national letter of intent to play for ...

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, ...

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.

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.

Exhibition GameThread: #19 Marquette Vs Grand Valley State  Anonymous Eagle

Sadly, no video streaming for this women's basketball contest.

Thousands of students, supporters march in Milwaukee for stricter gun-control laws  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee students, supporters part of national rallies against gun violence.

Database: These are the top-ranked high schools in Wisconsin  Milwaukee Business Journal

Eight of the top 10 best performing public high schools in Wisconsin are in the Milwaukee metro area, according to new data from the Wisconsin Department of ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Here's who's running for elected office in the North Shore in April  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Some village boards, common councils and school boards across the North Shore suburbs will be seeing a change in membership come April.

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 ...

2016 NY2LA Sports Summer Jam Notebook | SLAMonline  SLAM Online

With over a 1,000 coaches coming in and out of Homestead High School in Mequon, WI, for the NY2LA Sports Summer Jam on July 13-17, high schoolers with ...

Who is the frontrunner for the 2018 Mr. Basketball title? Jordan McCabe and Tyler Herro leading the pack  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

McCabe and Herro lead the pack, but there are other contenders as well for the state's top award in boys basketball.

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 ...

The Irish Pub closes temporarily

The Irish Pub, which opened in 2006 as an Irish-themed pub and restaurant, closed yesterday for revisioning and remodeling. It is projected to reopen within ...

“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 ...

Everything you need to know about Fourth of July in Milwaukee and the suburbs  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Where to go for parades, fireworks and festivals for 4th of July in Milwaukee and its suburbs.

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

Mequon set a Guinness World Record for shortest4thof July parade.

Homestead grad Johnson-Harris felt call to serve country  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Quinn Johnson-Harris, who followed his family's tradition to serve the country, was killed early Friday when an American C-130 transport plane crashed in ...

Cedarburg School District scales down facilities plans to $59 million  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Cedarburg School District has scaled down its plans to $59 million, down from $72.3 million.

Menomonee Falls population could surpass Brookfield by 2023  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With a spike in construction and to well above pre-recession levels, the village of Menomonee Falls could soon become more populous than Brookfield.

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, ...

Ozaukee County 'witnessing the extinction of an entire forest species' as ash trees die  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Thousands of ash trees in Ozaukee County have died from emerald ash borer in the past two years, marking a rapid acceleration in the spread of the disease.

New bill would protect employees by forbidding drug testing for THC  WTMJ-TV

A new proposed bill would forbid employers from testing employees for THC.

Get your green on by celebrating St. Patrick's Day at these 7 suburban Milwaukee spots  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Seven Irish pubs and restaurants around the Milwaukee suburbs to celebrate St. Paddy's Day with.

Developer plans four stores north of Costco in Grafton  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A developer has resubmitted plans for a northward expansion of the Grafton Commons shopping center, which includes Costco, Kohl's, Aldi and Dick's Sporting ...

Q&A: Joel Beard Coach ready to shift gears at BMHS  Beloit Daily News

Joel Beard is still a few months away from tackling the next challenge in his life as the new Athletics and Activities Director at Beloit Memorial High School.

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