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  1. 2 Oak Creek High School students hit by car  WTMJ-TV
  2. ‘Very scary:’ Students struck by vehicle driven by staff member near Oak Creek HS  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee
  3. Two Oak Creek High School students struck by car on way to school  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  4. UPDATE: Oak Creek High School staff member hits two students with car outside of school  WDJT
  5. Our School Is In Pain Today 2 Students Hospitalized In Accident  Oak Creek, WI Patch
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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 ...

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 ...

‘We’re all worried:’ 1 of 2 OCHS students struck by vehicle is Color Guard member  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OAK CREEK -- One of two Oak Creek High School seniors struck by a vehicle on their way to school on Wednesday, Sept. 26 is a member of the Color Guard for ...

Former Oak Creek High School coach gets 11 years in prison for sexual assaults of a student  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Former Oak Creek High School basketball coach and teacher Mike Jossie received the sentence for a yearlong series of encounters with a student who was 15 ...

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.

Police: Threat at Oak Creek High School unsubstantiated  WISN Milwaukee

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Who's cooking this Thanksgiving?  WTMJ-TV

Can the family chefs: moms, dads, grandparents and those talented uncles and aunts, count on the kids to help cook the turkey this Thanksgiving?

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-Franklin school board approves plan to randomly drug test students  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OAK CREEK -- The Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District Board of Education on Monday evening, Feb. 12 voted to approve a plan to randomly drug test ...

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 ...

Oak Creek-Indian Trail preview | Indian Trail |  Kenosha News

Oak Creek (4-1, 2-1 SEC) vs. Indian Trail (3-2, 3-0 SEC)

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 ...

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.

Oak Creek Student To Lead Dance Performance Against Addiction  Oak Creek, WI Patch

Oak Creek Student To Lead Dance Performance - Oak Creek, WI - Oak Creek High School student Ava Lemke is directing "Dancers Against Substance Abuse.

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.

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 ...

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.

‘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 ...

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 ...

Oak Creek High School teacher accused of inappropriate relationship with student  WTMJ-TV

An Oak Creek High School teacher faces charges of second-degree sexual assault of a child. Michael Jossie is accused of having an inappropriate relationship ...

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 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 ...

New 9th Grade Center at Oak Creek High School to open for upcoming school year  WTMJ-TV

The9thGrade Center of Oak Creek High School will house 500 freshmen for the upcoming year.

“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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

“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 ...

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 considers randomly drug testing certain students  WTMJ-TV

A local school district is considering a new policy that would allow random drug testing of certain high school students. The Oak Creek -Franklin School District ...

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. "I saw a plethora of kids and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Bob Nolan's Best Day: Alzheimer's doesn't stop man from visiting Meadowbrook  Journal Times

MOUNT PLEASANT — It's a matter of patience. Robert “Bob” Nolan is a lifelong golfer who has spent countless hours honing his game. He even had a ...

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.

Fire breaks out at National Technologies in Oak Creek  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

OAK CREEK -- Firefighters on Friday morning, June 15 responded to the scene of a business fire in Oak Creek. It happened around 3 a.m. at National ...

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.

Oak Creek boys basketball coach Mike Jossie placed on leave after allegations of inappropriate conduct  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

OAK CREEK - An Oak Creek High School teacher and boys basketball coach has been placed on administrative leave based on allegations of inappropriate ...

$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.

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 ...

Veterans Day 2017: Oak Creek Ceremony To Honor Hometown Heroes

Oak Creek Ceremony To Honor Hometown Heroes - Oak Creek, WI - A presentation honoring Oak Creek's hometown heroes follows the city's annual Veterans ...

UPDATE: Arrowhead students return to class after being hit by car driven by fellow student  WDJT

Updated: 1:55 p.m. on October 1, 2018. HARTLAND, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Arrowhead Schools says both students involved in the crash are back in school. One of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 police report: police respond to report of possible shots fired  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. Police responded to the 1900 block of West Oakwood Road at 7:19 a.m. Jan. 15 after getting a report of possible shots fired and someone yelling profanities.

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 throws a shutout in a romp over Wisconsin Lutheran

OAK CREEK-- The Oak Creek high school football team started the season with a dominating win over Wisconsin Lutheran. They were leading 27 to nothing ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Oak Creek rugby women are true warriors  WTMJ-TV

For the first time in nearly 100 years, rugby has made its way back into the Olympic Games. Here in Wisconsin, girls at one high school have the unique ...

“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 ...

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin opens Oak Creek urgent care  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is opening a new urgent care clinic in Oak Creek on Nov. 13.

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: Two people play chicken with a cargo train  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

On Sept. 10 Canadian Pacific Railroad police reported that two people were “playing chicken” with a cargo train at approximately 1:50 p.m. in the 700 block of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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: ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Local performers featured in Overture's High School Musical Theater Awards  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Local school districts are among those in the limelight during Wisconsin Public Television's (WPT) broadcast of Overture's High School Musical Theater Awards, ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

Rufus King High School drumline, Riverside University High School cheerleaders hang out at the FOX6 studio  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- The Rufus King High School drumline along with Riverside University High School cheerleaders got to perform throughout FOX6 Wake Up ...

Motorcyclist killed in collision with SUV in Oak Creek

OAK CREEK -- A motorcyclist was killed in a crash involving an SUV in Oak Creek Sunday afternoon, October 29th. It happened on S. Howell near Manitoba ...

A man allegedly pulled up to two boys in a white pick-up truck and flashed a gun in South Milwaukee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A. A white man driving a white pickup truck allegedly flashed a handgun at two children around Lake Drive and Badger Avenue, Jan. 9. An 8-year-old saw the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Motel 6 in Oak Creek temporarily shut down, pest control company to be called in

OAK CREEK -- The City of Oak Creek Inspection Department issued on Thursday, November 2nd a temporary order to cease and desist operations to the Motel ...

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