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Oak Creek police investigating racial death threat against black high school student  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oak Creek police are investigating a written death threat made against a 15-year-old female African American, who is student of Oak Creek High School.

Oak Creek High School investigating after black student threatened  WDJT

OAK CREEK, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Oak Creek High School is taking action after a student received an anonymous, racially insensitive threat. The student was given ...

Oak Creek/Franklin voters approve $60.9 million school referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Ken Frank voted against $60.9 million Oak Creek Franklin Joint School District referendum, joining the majority of voters. He did not want anymore debt.

What you need to know about the proposed Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District's $60.9 million referendum  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Oak Creek Franklin Joint School District has placed a $60.9 million referendum on the Nov. 6 election ballot. The money is earmarked for projects to expand ...

2 Oak Creek High School students hit by car  WTMJ-TV

Two Oak Creek High School students were taken to the hospital after they were hit by a car Wednesday morning.

Extraordinary show of support for Oak Creek Marching Band, Color Guard  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OAK CREEK -- There was an extraordinary show of support at the Oak Creek High School Marching Band practice on Thursday evening, Sept. 27. This, in the ...

Tax hike concerns prompt $33 million cut in Oak Creek School District remodeling plan  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

After hearing scaled back reccomendations from administration Oak Creek-Franklin joint school district decides to hold two more meetings for discussion.

Oak Creeks 10 Biggest Developments Of 2018  Oak Creek, WI Patch

Oak Creek's 10 Biggest Developments Of 2018 - Oak Creek, WI - Development in Oak Creek is proceeding at breakneck speed. Here are the 10 biggest ...

Franklin, Oak Creek, St. Francis schools get decent grades for student achievements  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

None of the public school districts in southeastern Milwaukee County underperformed last semester, according to annual report cards issued by the state's top ...

Police: Threat at Oak Creek High School unsubstantiated  WISN Milwaukee

A threat at Oak Creek High School on Friday afternoon was unsubstantiated, police say.

Win Tickets For 4 To Oak Creek Footballs 2018 Home Opener  Oak Creek, WI Patch

Win Tickets For 4 To Oak Creek Football's 2018 - Oak Creek, WI - Oak Creek Patch previews the 2018 Oak Creek High School football team. Here's your chance ...

Oak Creek 2018 Veterans Day Ceremony This Saturday  Oak Creek, WI Patch

Oak Creek 2018 Veteran's Day Ceremony This Sat. - Oak Creek, WI - After the ceremony, Mayor Dan Bukiewicz will present the military banners displayed in ...

2 More Students Seriously Injured In Before-School Accident: Cops  Waukesha, WI Patch

2 More Students Seriously Injured In Accident - Waukesha, WI - The Waukesha County Sheriff's Office says that two Arrowhead students suffered "significant ...

Wish list to modernize/expand Oak Creek schools could go to referendum for voter approval  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A new auditorium and varsity soccer field at Oak Creek High School are outlined in a long-range plan to upgrade facilities.

If you want to play sports or park in school lots at Oak Creek, drug testing could be in your future  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

High school students here who want permits to park in school lots could be required next year to undergo random drug testing, beginning in July 2019.

Oak Creek baseball player gets drafted, will head to college first  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OAK CREEK-- Alex Binelas is senior at Oak Creek High School. He plays third base for the Oak Creek Knights baseball team. Alex was drafted by the ...

Oak Creek High School Students To Be Randomly Drug Tested

Oak Creek High School Students To Be Drug Tested - Oak Creek, WI - Oak Creek High School students are the latest around the area who will be subjected to ...

Former Oak Creek teacher sentenced to 11 years in prison for having sex with 15-year-old student  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OAK CREEK -- The former Oak Creek teacher and coach who pleaded guilty to second degree sexual assault of a child was sentenced on Friday, May 18.

How will Oak Creek attract and keep businesses (like Ikea)? By working with them  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The city and local businesses are working together to get and retain a workforce to help sustain both the businesses and those in the area looking for ...

Wisconsin school referendums seek more than $1.4 billion in borrowing on November ballots  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin taxpayers will be asked to commit more than $1 billion in additional funding for public schools in the November elections.

Oak Creek schools to spend $17.5 million on building improvements - but not all are on board  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District is set to embark on a series of energy-efficiency building improvement projects totaling nearly $17.5 million, with ...

Oak Creek adopts policy to drug test students  WTMJ-TV

The Oak Creek-Franklin School District adopted a policy to randomly drug test certain students Monday evening.

Friends believe body pulled from Milwaukee River is Oak Creek HS graduate  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- A missing Milwaukee man is believed to be the person whose body was pulled from the Milwaukee River Thursday morning, Sept. 20. Friends ...

National School Walkout: Waukesha, Greendale and Oak Creek-Franklin school districts regulate student participation  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee County school districts weigh in on the National School Walkout. Students in Waukesha, Greendale, Oak Creek-Franklin schools will need a parent ...

District ramping up for Oak Creek's new Empower Academy  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

OAK CREEK - The Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District will open its Empower Academy next year, and students can start applying for the new personalized ...

Oak Creek High School fight video taken off social media  WTMJ-TV

A Facebook page called “Oak Creek Fights” which appeared to show students at Oak Creek High School fighting on school property has been taken down.

Oak Creek School Board OKs random drug testing for some high school students  WISN Milwaukee

Oak Creek High School students who partake in sports, extra-curricular activities or who park on campus grounds will be subjected to random drug testing ...

Oak Creek teacher sentenced for having relationship with 15-year-old girl  WDJT

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – A former teacher and coach convicted of having sex with a student will spend the next 11 years in prison for having sex with a ...

Former Oak Creek teacher, coach accused of having sex with 15-year-old student pleads guilty  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OAK CREEK -- The former Oak Creek teacher and coach charged with sexual assault on Friday, Jan. 26 pleaded guilty to second degree sexual assault of a ...

Oak Creek High School teacher charged with sexual assault of child  WISN Milwaukee

An allegation that an Oak Creek High School teacher had "inappropriate" contact with a student was under investigation Tuesday, according to a news release ...

Oak Creek police investigate alleged bullying at high school  WISN Milwaukee

Oak Creek police are looking into eight different incidents involving a freshman girl and several other students at Oak Creek High School.

It's about family at Vivere Italian Restaurant in Oak Creek — and, of course, a chef who sings to his soup  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

OAK CREEK — It's all in the family at Vivere Italian Restaurant, a family-run business in Oak Creek, where employees feel like relatives and customers are ...

Students skip school after threats of violence made at Oak Creek High School  WTMJ-TV

Some parents kept their kids home from school Friday after rumored threats circulated online about Oak Creek High School.

Oak Creek High School Student Athletes Continue At College Level

OCHS Athletes Sign On To Compete In College - Oak Creek, WI - Oak Creek High School announced six student athletes will further their education and ...

Everything you need to know about the Nov. 6 referendums across the Milwaukee suburbs  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

When voters head to the polls on Nov. 6 in the Milwaukee suburbs, they'll see much more than the governor's and U.S. Senate races on the ballots. They'll be ...

Ex-Oak Creek teacher/coach Mike Jossie charged with having sex with 15-year-old student changes plea to guilty  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The former Oak Creek High School teacher and basketball coach charged with having sex with a 15-year-old student pleaded guilty Jan. 26, according to online ...

Oak Creek residents battle through snow  WTMJ-TV

It was just after 3:00 a.m. when Oak Creek-Franklin School District canceled school for the day.

‘We were best friends:’ Huge show of support as former Oak Creek basketball players face off on college teams  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Something unique happened recently at a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee women's basketball game. Much of the crowd cheered for players ...

“Disturbing:” Parents, school officials concerned about Facebook page depicting fights at Oak Creek H.S.

OAK CREEK -- Parents in Oak Creek are sharing their concern over a Facebook page depicting fights inside Oak Creek High School. Now, the superintendent is ...

Oak Creek police investigating alleged 'inappropriate conduct' between teacher and student  WTMJ-TV

Oak Creek police are investigating alleged inappropriate contact between a teacher and student at Oak Creek High School.

Oak Creek teacher, coach Mike Jossie charged after having sex with student in school  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An Oak Creek teacher and boys basketball coach is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old female student in his classroom, office and at a hotel.

Ex-Oak Creek coach Mike Jossie, accused of having sex with student, pleads not guilty  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

OAK CREEK - Michael Jossie, the Oak Creek High School teacher and coach charged for having sex with a student, is now out on bail. According to court ...

Racine native Paar named Oak Creek football coach  Journal Times

Back during noon recesses at St. Joseph Elementary School in Racine in the early 1980s, Joel Paar was a student who never concerned himself with picking the ...

Candidates line up for Oak Creek, other school board seats in the southern suburbs  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A look at candidates who have filed to run for school board in the southern suburbs.

“Not a good example:” Oak Creek High School associate principal charged with OWI, 3rd offense

RACINE COUNTY -- 42-year-old Kimberly Leannais of Waterford is facing charges -- accused of driving under the influence. Leannais is an associate principal ...

Zund America Breaks Ground on New North American Headquarters  What They Think

Monday, October 08, 2018. Press release from the issuing company. Milwaukee, Wis. – Zund America, Inc. (Zünd) held a groundbreaking for their new North ...

Marching Bands Take Home Honors At Waukesha West Invite  Waukesha, WI Patch

Marching Bands Take Home Honors At Waukesha Invite - Waukesha, WI - Oak Creek, Greendale, Waukesha North and a host of others were recognized for ...

Police: Oak Creek teacher, coach accused of inappropriate contact with student; “Students are shocked”

OAK CREEK -- An Oak Creek High School teacher and coach is under investigation for having alleged inappropriate contact with a student, police say.

U.S. News ranks the best public high schools in Milwaukee area  Milwaukee Business Journal

Whitefish Bay High was ranked the top high school in the state and No. 294 in the nation.

Amid trying circumstances, Oak Creek hires a familiar face in Nick Roeglin as boys basketball coach  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Longtime Oak Creek girls basketball assistant Nick Roeglin has assumed the boys head coaching position after a series of trying circumstances created a ...

Oak Creek brings back one of program's greatest players, former NFL running back Brian Calhoun, as assistant football coach  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Former Oak Creek and University of Wisconsin standout Brian Calhoun, who spent two years in the NFL, will now serve as an assistant coach at his alma mater ...

Here's how suburban Milwaukee is observing Veterans Day  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

There are many ways to honor and remember the men and women who have served in the military.

Oak Creek teacher charged with having sex with student  WMTV

An Oak Creek teacher and high school basketball coach is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student.

Familiar name in Milwaukee soccer takes over at Oak Creek with hiring of Alex Tozer as boys coach  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Oak Creek hired Alex Tozer, the son of a Wisconsin soccer legend and himself an indoor professional, to take over as varsity boys soccer coach.

After fight at school, rumors on social media, Oak Creek H.S. principal sends letter to parents

OAK CREEK -- The principal of Oak Creek High School on Thursday, May 25th issued a letter to parents after a fight Monday, May 22nd in the school's cafeteria ...

Oak Creek police: Charges referred against teacher accused of inappropriate contact with student

OAK CREEK -- Oak Creek police said Thursday, October 12th charges have been referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office against a teacher ...

Oak Creek teacher, coach accused of inappropriate contact with student pleads not guilty

MILWAUKEE COUNTY -- An Oak Creek teacher and coach, accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a student, was in court Tuesday, October 24th for his ...

Oak Creek Winter Festival To Be Held At Drexel Town Square

Oak Creek Winter Festival - Oak Creek, WI - This year's festival, which is free and open to the public, will be located at Drexel Town Square.

2017 Oak Creek Fourth of July Parade, Fireworks Guide

2017 Oak Creek Fourth of July Parade, Fireworks - Oak Creek, WI - Here is your guide to the 2017 Oak Creek fireworks, and parade guide including where to ...

Riverwalk vigil remembers 29-year-old whose body was pulled from Milwaukee River  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- As the river flows, so do the tears. Friends and family members gathered at Water and Clybourn Thursday evening, Oct. 4 to remember the ...

$25K cash bond set for Oak Creek teacher accused of repeated sexual assault of student

MILWAUKEE COUNTY — An Oak Creek teacher, accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a student, made his initial court appearance Tuesday, October 17th.

Oak Creek Police Report: Dozens of juveniles involved in fight at McDonald's  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Police received reports about a large fight involving about 40 juveniles at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at McDonald's, 8800 S. Howell Ave. Those involved were described ...

On Jan. 4, it's time to escape Oak Creek: New escape room, City 13, holding grand opening event  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

OAK CREEK - Grab a few friends and spruce up on your sleuthing skills. City 13 is opening and will offer two escape rooms from the start — with more to be ...

120 ways to celebrate the holidays in the Milwaukee suburbs  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tree lightings, Santa visits and other holiday festivities fill the suburbs.

Verizon cell tower won't be moved to build school auditorium in Oak Creek  WTMJ-TV

OAK CREEK -- Families in Oak Creek say a cell phone tower has to go. Parents are learning an auditorium shell won't be built near the new 9th grade facility by ...

Oak Creek assistant principal charged with third OWI  WISN Milwaukee

Kimberly Leannais of Waterford was pulled over just after midnight in the Town of Wind Lake on December 16th, 2016.

Former Oak Creek teammates reunite on floor at UW-Milwaukee, and one of them hits game-winning shot at buzzer  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

IUPUI's Tamya Sims hit a game-winning basket at the buzzer against UW-Milwaukee, a crazy finish to her reunion with former Oak Creek teammate Steph ...

Mother charged after 2-year-old dies from burns  WTMJ-TV

A Milwaukee woman was charged in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, after she told police the child was burned in hot bath water, a criminal complaint says.

Bukiewicz Announces Oak Creek Mayoral Election Campaign

Bukiewicz Announces Mayoral Election Campaign - Oak Creek, WI - The person appointed to succeed Steve Scaffidi as Oak Creek's mayor is making plans to ...

School Board Settles on New Grading Scale

Oak Creek, WI - A School Board vote Monday ended months of discussion about grading scales at the high school and middle schools.

Oak Creek community unites for 5th anniversary of Sikh Temple shooting  WTMJ-TV

OAK CREEK, WI - The Sikh Temple of Wisconsin is commemorating the 5th anniversary of the Oak Creek Sikh Memorial Remembrance this weekend.

Let's remember Milwaukee's great "Goonie" John Matuszak

Underneath all the makeup to create the famously deformed face of Sloth from 'The Goonies' was an equally famous face, especially to those in Milwaukee: ...

“It’s really empowering:” Oak Creek H.S. Best Buddies program makes sure everyone is included

OAK CREEK -- One aspect of sports that seems to be universal is inclusion. From participating as an athlete or watching and cheering as a fan, sports will bring ...

Police auxiliary member, soldier, coach, and now an Oak Creek resident is running a patriotic athletic apparel company  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

If you think your schedule is full, Oak Creek resident Kevin Meyer may put it to shame.

Oak Creek Police Report: Burglars break into bar, steal 'Jack and the Beanstalk' slot machine  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. The owner of Sidetracked, 823 W. Oakwood Road, reported to police Nov. 16 that the business was broken into between 2 and 8:21 a.m. that day. Someone ...

Police release names of those involved in early morning Oak Creek homicide  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

OAK CREEK - Police have released the names of those involved in an early morning incident in which a 48-year-old woman was killed and her 24-year-old son ...

Wisconsin roundup: Accused Republican gives up leadership role,...  Hudson Star Observer

The assistant Republican majority leader of the Assembly has given up his leadership position but says he won't resign. Rob Brooks of Saukville has apologized ...

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.

Oak Creek Police Report: 14-year boy who wanted to go for 'joy ride' takes car, ends up in ditch  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. A 14-year-old male was taken into custody and turned over to the Juvenile Justice Center for taking a motor vehicle without consent Dec. 15. Police were ...

Franklin boys head to Florida after quality win over Eisenhower  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Franklin boys stayed on a roll with a 66-58 win over New Berlin Eisenhower on Dec. 22, lifting their record to 6-1 — with the lone loss coming on a half-court ...

Catholic school teacher inappropriately touched students in his fourth-grade class, complaint says  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Three more charges of sexual assault have been levied against a Catholic school teacher who taught in Milwaukee and New Berlin.

Celebrating 50 Super Bowls: Oak Creek H.S. gets golden footballs in honor of late John Matuszak

OAK CREEK -- The late John Matuszak starred at Oak Creek High School before becoming a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Oakland Raiders.

MATC's Oak Creek campus looking to construct five-story protective services training tower  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

OAK CREEK - You wake up in the middle of the night sweating and having trouble breathing, look around and realize your fifth-floor apartment is on fire.

Security stops attempted robbery at On The Border strip club in Franklin  WTMJ-TV

FRANKLIN -- A 55-year-old man was arrested Friday night, accused of trying to rob a Franklin strip club. Oak Creek High School Teacher Accused Of ...

With hymns and tributes, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin marks fifth anniversary of attack  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Five years after the attack on the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, a visible scar remains but a sense of serenity has been restored.

Oak Creek teacher accused of sexually assaulting student most read online story from South Now coverage area in 2017  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

What was the most read online story of the year in the South Now zone? That award goes to the story that revealed charges were going to be filed against an ...

Oak Creek police report: Woman wearing Grinch shirt cited for retail theft at Kohl's  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. A woman wearing a Grinch shirt and her apparent daughter were cited for retail theft Dec. 16 at Kohl's, 9035 S. Howell Ave., after store security officers said ...

Wrestler wins settlement in practice injury – Wisconsin Law Journal – WI Legal News & Resources  Wisconsin Law Journal

Case name: Ryan M. Lampe v. Allstate Insurance Company, Scott Campbell, Wausau Underwriters Ins. Co., Employers Insurance Company of Wausau, United ...

Sikh community to remember six lives lost in shooting at temple in Oak Creek three years ago

OAK CREEK -- August 5th, 2015 marks the three-year anniversary of the shooting inside the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek. On that tragic day, six ...

Events in honor of our Veterans  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Our nations veterans will be honored on and around the Nov. 11 holiday that was created to bring remembrance and respect to those that have served. This is ...

Five prep sports stories to watch in 2018, from diamonds to ice to the hard court  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Big happenings on the baseball diamond, more on the hard court and some early-February intrigue in the Winter Olympics are among the story lines to watch ...

Districts combine resources for alternative charter high school  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Alternative high schools often carry a stigma of catering to students lacking ambition, but Connects is a charter run by multiple districts to provide a cost-efficient ...

35 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were From Wisconsin  Milwaukee Magazine

Additional research and reporting by. Miranda Agee, Samantha Hernandez, Nicole Miller and Judith Moriarty. Oprah Winfrey. The talk show mogul was born in ...

D'Amato: Twin Lakes figure skating coach guides Bradie Tennell to Olympic berth  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Denise Myers, an Oak Creek High School graduate who lives in Twin Lakes, has been Bradie Tennell's coach since 2007.

Red Hawks to host first marching band invite Saturday

The Red Hawk Marching Band will host its first-ever marching band invitational at Milton High School on Saturday (Oct. 6), beginning at 6 p.m. in the high school ...

“The most heart is going to be at this game:” Knights Community Stadium’s ‘pink out’ unites rivalry teams for good cause

OAK CREEK -- When the whistle blows, the football players from Franklin and Oak Creek will be rivals. But in the stands, fans from both teams unite for a very ...

Redman-Trotter matches school scoring record for St. Francis girls basketball  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Kiara Redman-Trotter set a new school single-game scoring record for the St. Francis girls basketball team (4-9) in a 73-52 loss to HOPE Christian on Jan. 20.

Five takeaways: Arrowhead 83, Milwaukee King 60  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Arrowhead girls basketball team made a whale of a statement Jan. 26 in a lopsided win over another of the state's best teams, Milwaukee King.

Woman climbs onto the roof of car to escape after car slides into lagoon in South Milwaukee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A curved road along the Oak Creek Parkway combined with slippery conditions led one car into the lagoon early Jan. 12.

Oconomowoc Rep. Joel Kleefisch says proposed lemonade bill tells government 'hands off' to kids running stands  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

State Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) encourages the entrepreneurial spirit in children and has drafted a bill, which has been approved by the Wisconsin ...

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