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TSA Screening Changes

Check and see which items are allowed in a checked bag, a carry-on, or not at all.

ACA Help

You can find local help with your health insurance application.

Milwaukee Gun Violence Resources

Information regarding the Salvation Army's Chaplaincy Program. 

Healthcare Enrollment Events

List of open enrollment events happening in various counties in Wisconsin. 

10 Smartphone Features to Help you Age in Place

Renter SafetyNet

New Wisconsin insurance program gives landlords a cash payout when a tenant can’t pay the rent due to loss of job, illness, or injury.

"Think Pawsitive" in New Berlin

Sign up for agility work for your dog or maybe IQ Camp.  There's even rehabilitation. Just click here. 

Christmas around Milwaukee Bakery Bus Tour

If you want to learn (and eat) about holiday treats from around the world, then click on this link. 

Milwaukee Art Museum Upcoming Events

The latest Milwaukee Art Museum family programs and events.

Packers Fan Hall of Fame

Fans are asked to nominate themselves, a relative or friend for the honor of being the 20th member of the Packers FAN Hall of Fame with an essay of 500 words or less, describing the merits of the nominee. Each nomination should be accompanied by a photo. The nomination period will remain open until Thursday, Nov. 30.

9 to 5 Wisconsin

An organization winning justice for working women in Wisconsin.

Special Report: Winter Weather Outlook

The Salvation Army's "Toy Shop"

Now through mid-December, you can help a family in need have the best holiday they can remember in a very long time.  Click here to learn more about the annual "Toy Shop" put on by The Salvation Army.  CBS 58 is proud to be part of this annual event as well.  

Dr. Interviews Gypsy Rose Blancard

Gypsy Rose Blanchard decided that killing her own mother was her only way to escape years of abuse. She reveals her story to Dr. Phil in an exclusive interview.

Wisconsin Organ Donor Registry

GoFundMe for crossing guard injured in hit-and-run on November 10

The Milwaukee Police Department crossing guard, injured in a hit and run November 10, is now a double amputee.

Summerfest Store Holiday Deals

Summerfest has some deals this holiday season.

Careers with Milwaukee Police Department

If you’re a person with high integrity and who cares about Milwaukee and wants to represent positive change in our community, consider a career with the Police Department.

Foxconn Job Postings

Foxcon is already posting job positions in Wisconsin.

Milwaukee's "Blueprint for Peace"

City of Milwaukee partners released Milwaukee’s “Blueprint for Peace,” a comprehensive, community-driven agenda for addressing the complex factors that drive violence.

74th Annual Holiday Folk Fair International

The Wisconsin State Fair Expo Center becomes rather worldly this weekend with the annual Holiday Folk Fair International. And here's the best part, you don't even need a passport to get there.

91st Annual Milwaukee Holiday Parade

If Saturday's parade in downtown Milwaukee doesn't get you into the spirit, not much will.  It starts at 9:30am near Kilbourn Avenue and Astor Street.

Assembly Per Diems

Per Diem ranking report by name for 2016.

Worst Toys for the Holidays

Watchdog group releases list of "10 worst toys for 2017."

Gearing up for Hunting Season 2017

The 9-day gun-deer season in Wisconsin begins Saturday, November 18.  Click here for everything you need to know before you head out into the woods. (There are some changes this year.)

Packers offering chance to win tickets for December game

Packers fans have until 10:00 a.m. on November 15 to win tickets to the Packers-Buccaneers game on December 3.

Packers Get In The Game Sweepstakes

Edvest and the Green Bay Packers want to send you to Lambeau Field on November 19th with a game package that includes tickets, sideline passes & more!

Mke Coloring Book Release Party November 14

It could very well be one of the more interesting holiday gifts you get or give this year.  A coloring book of Milwaukee.  Click here if you want to get your hands on one.

Scams Targeting Veterans

AARP and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service have launched Operation Protect Veterans to help raise awareness of common scams targeting veterans. 

Christmas Fantasy House Opens Wednesday, November 8

If you want to get into the festive holiday mood, check out the Christmas Fantasy House in Muskego starting on Wednesday.  Proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House.  But you have to hurry, the home will only be available to view for five days.

2nd Annual Milwaukee Start up Week

If you're longing to start your own business, this is the week for you.  It's the second annual "Milwaukee Start up Week."  Click here to see the programs and workshops you might be interested in attending.  

Oprah's Favorite Things 2017

Here are the 102 gifts Oprah thinks are just great!

The Salvation Army's "Red Kettle Campaign"

Friday, November 3rd kicks off this year's "Red Kettle Campaign" put on by The Salvation Army.  $3.8 million is the local fundraising goal for the season.  Click here if you'd like to assist this Christian organization help those less fortunate.

Gals Institute

Gals Institute is a mental health clinic committed to prevention and healing for kids and families.  There are various programs and therapy sessions for children at least five years old. 

14th Annual "Feed Your Soul"

It's an annual artistic event. Local artists make creative wooden bowls, and the proceeds from their work go to fight hunger.  The fundraiser is Friday, November 3 at Flux Design in Riverwest.  Click here from all the details.

Dates for free, local open enrollment help

Click the above link for more information on where to get free, local enrollment help in the Milwaukee area.

JFK Documents

New documents released on the JFK assassination by the National Archives.

Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 28. Click here for a link to an interactive map to find a location near you. 

Bring: Prescription (controlled and non-controlled) and over-the-counter medications, ointments, patches, inhalers, non-aerosol sprays, creams, vials and pet medications.

Do Not Bring: Illegal drugs, needles/sharps, acids, aerosol cans, bio-hazardous materials (anything containing a bodily fluid or blood), personal care products (shampoo, soaps, lotions, sunscreens), household hazardous waste (paint, pesticides, oil, gas), mercury thermometers.

Stand For The American Flag and National Anthem Petition

Governor Walker has started an online petition. "It is time for players in the NFL to stop their protests during the National Anthem. Instead, I'm encouraging them to use their voices and influence to take a stand against domestic violence."

Free App Helps Parents Track Kids' Developmental Milestones

Click here for more information about a new app from the CDC that helps parents of young children make sure their child's development is on track.

Looking for Halloween Help?  Let Goodwill help you.

Click here for store locations and costume ideas for your Halloween parties.

Helping Homeless Milwaukee Veterans

The Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative estimates 250 veterans have no place of their own to sleep each night.  An annual fundraiser on Wednesday, October 25 is hoping to tackle this plight.  Click here to help.

Mitchell Street Public Library

This new library on the near south side is now the largest in the entire Milwaukee Public Library system.  23,000 square feet filled with books, computers, and even a recording studio!

School Nutrition Listening Sessions
Let your voice be heard! Plan to attend any listening session listed to provide feedback and input on the MPS school breakfast and lunch program. Learn more about the offerings and what goes into preparing and serving meals. Share feedback and discuss opportunities for improvement.

Milwaukee Admirals Home Opener is Friday, October 20th

Friday night kicks off the second season the Milwaukee Admirals can call the UWM Panther Arena their home. The team plays against Hershey.  Click here for ticket information.

David Parr's Midnight Magic Show

If you love magic and the mystery Friday the 13th can bring, you have to check out an event late Friday evening.  Famed magician David Parr is putting on a show at the Brumder Mansion, a place many claim is haunted. Click here to order tickets.

Night Corn Maze at Schuett Farms near Mukwonago

It's the perfect way to get into the Halloween mood.  Take a walk through a corn maze.  At night!  You can do so at the Schuett Farms near Mukwonago for the next few weekends.

The Blood is at the Doorstep

The tears, the pain, the shock and the fight to make a change. Dontre Hamilton's name will be etched into the City of Milwaukee's history for years to come. He was an unarmed Black man shot and killed by a local police officer in Red Arrow Park in broad daylight. Follow the story of the Hamilton family, as they use Dontre's memory as a catalyst to create a legacy of change in a City that's experienced segregation and injustice before. 

Inaugural Walker's Point Bachata Festival Hop 2017

It's similar to Salsa dancing with eight beats and a heavy Latin influence, but Bachata has an influence all of its own.  And for the next few days, a Bachata Festival is taking place in Walker's Point.  By participating, you have the chance to help out hurricane victims in Puerto Rico while earning hundreds of dollars in prize money by entering the dance competition.  Click here for all the details.

Milwaukee Oktoberfest

This is the season for all things Oktoberfest.  And in case you missed all the fun this past weekend, you have one more weekend to enjoy the German culture in downtown Milwaukee for the annual Oktoberfest.  

GoFundMe for Las Vegas Victims

Steve Sisolak, Clark County Commission Chair from Las Vegas, is raising funds to assist the victims of the tragic Las Vegas shooting.

Basee's Country Delight Farm Market

Basse's Country Delight Farm Market in Muskego has a slogan.  "Bringing the farm to your family."  And this is a perfect time to do so with the fall harvest underway.  Beside fruits and vegetables, there's a petting zoo along with a hayride.

Traffic Counts from DOT

According to the DOT, 124,000 vehicles travel the stretch of I-43 between Hampton and Capitol every day. This is the same stretch of highway responsible for two shootings at the end of September.

"Lombardi"

"Lombardi" is a play based on the book "When Pride Still Mattered-A Life of Vince Lombardi" written by Eric Simpson. It centers around Lombardi's hopes to get the Green Bay Packers to the NFL Championship game in 1965. Beaver Dam Community Theatre will show the play starting October 13th.  Click here to order tickets.

Packers Everywhere holding free pep rally in Dallas

Packers fans are invited to bring the spirit of Green Bay to Dallas a day early with a Packers Everywhere pep rally at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Brewers gearing up for postseason run, announcing how to get tickets

The Brewers are gearing up for a Postseason run and are announcing how to get tickets for potential National League Division Series (NLDS) games at Miller Park.

China Lights Festival opening at Boerner Botanical Gardens September 22

50 sculptural displays will illuminate 10 acres of Milwaukee’s Boerner Botanical Gardens in Whitnall Park at 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI.

Burlington Community Fund

More than a half a million dollars in grant money has been handed out to individuals and families who need flood relief. And $70 thousand dollars is still available.  Click here if you still need assistance.

Fromm Petfest

Pets and people will both take over Henry Maier Festival Park on Saturday, September 23 for a day of pet-themed fun.

Riverworks Week in Riverwest

Riverworks Week will take place the next few days in the Riverwest Neighborhood of Milwaukee. It's a way to showcase creativity and entrepreneurship in the area.

Red Cross helping those affected by Hurricane Maria

For more on how to help those impacted by Hurricane Maria and other hurricanes, please click here. 

Louie's Last Regatta

Louie's is one of the nation's largest fundraising regattas.  It's held on Lake Michigan in Milwaukee.  Money raised goes directly to Children's Hospital.  It kicks off at noon on Saturday, September 23 around McKinley Marina.  Click here if you want to attend to donate money.

LifeStriders

LifeStriders is a non-profit where people can rise above their challenges and create meaningful relationships, experience nature, and heal as well.  On Saturday, September 23rd, there will be the annual "Boots & Bling" fundraiser at its therapeutic riding center in Waukesha.

Jewish New Year...Year 5778

Wednesday evening (9/20) marks the start of the Jewish New Year called Rosh Hashanah.  Click here to learn more about the Jewish customs and traditions.

GoFundMe for man hurt in explosion at DPW fueling station

Jason Ermi was seriously injured after an explosion at a Milwaukee owned natural gas compression pump.

More tickets available for Friday's Brewers-Marlins game

Tickets are available through Brewers.com/Marlins, the Brewers Box Office, or by calling 414-902-4000.

"The Art of Dr. Seuss Exhibition"

You know his work.  "Green Eggs and Ham."  "Cat in The Hat."  Now, you have a chance to see some of his work only few have ever seen.  Ted Seuss Geisel created paintings and sculpture he kept hidden at his Dr. Seuss Estate.  And now, for a short time, you get to see what he created at Gallery 505 in Whitefish Bay.

Hand in Hand - A Benefit for Hurricane Relief

Call 1 (800) 258-6000 to donate using a credit card or visit https://donate.handinhand2017.com/ to make a donation online. Text GIVE to 80077 to give $25.

Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Inc. Announce 50th Anniversary Event

The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Inc. will host a special 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Hall of Fame on Saturday, October 21 in the Lambeau Field Atrium.

Packers vs. Bears Flash Ticket Giveaway 

Mount Mary University New Food Lab

Wisconsin is part of the food corridor, a unique center for innovation within the industry. The state has 1,059 food processing companies, placing it in the top five employers in the field of food science. In Milwaukee County alone, there are 86 food processing companies. A new food lab on the campus of Mount Mary University is now a part of this growing trend.

Equifax credit breach

See if your information was compromised in the Equifax credit breach

MillerCoors giving away free tickets to Brewers games

MillerCoors is giving fans a chance to catch a Brewers game for free, starting September 8, 2017.

Equifax Data Breach Website

Equifax has created a dedicated website to help consumers find out if their information was compromised in the breach.

CBS 58 joins Salvation Army to help Texas

CBS 58 and the Salvation Army raised over $181,000 for flood relief in Texas. You can continue donating through the Salvation Army website.  

JJ Watt's Houston Flood Relief Fund

Pewaukee native and Houston Texans player JJ Watt has set up a YouCaring page to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

UMOJ in the Park

Milwaukee County Budget Input

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is holding three listening sessions on the 2018 County Budget in August in order to ask for feedback and input from the community. If you can't make those sessions, use this link to submit your ideas online. 

Spend A Night with The Navy on the USS Cobia

If you're a history buff and you love World War II, there's an event happening this weekend you should check out.  You have the chance to stay overnight on board the USS COBIA in Manitowoc.  This submarine has rich ties to Milwaukee. Click on this link for all the information about times and ticket prices.  

Racine Co. School Supply Competition...Blue vs. Red

The Mt. Pleasant Police Department is teaming up with the Sturtevant Police to challenge the South Shore Fire Department to see who can raise the most school supplies. Click here for all the drop off locations.

Donate your solar eclipse glasses

Astronomers without Borders will collect the glasses and donate them to other counties

Tyrice Creed Funeral Fund

Four-year-old drowned in Burlington

'Best Seats in the House' Sweepstakes

The Green Bay Packers and Cousins Subs® today announced that the “Best Seats in the House” sweepstakes will return for the second straight season this year, offering fans the opportunity to win the ultimate green and gold fan experience.

Audition Week for Milwaukee Bucks Entertainment

The Milwaukee Bucks are searching for Wisconsin’s most fun, energetic and talented performers to join the various groups that comprise the Bucks Entertainment Network.

How to make a Pinhole Projector to see the solar eclipse

A video on how to make a pinhole projector to see the solar eclipse using a cereal box.

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The GoFundMe for the man who lost both his legs at the city-owned natural gas compression pump in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee Irish Fest

Milwaukee Irish Fest, the world's largest celebration of Irish music and culture, is held annually on the third weekend in August on the shores of Lake Michigan at the Henry W Maier Festival Park. Click here for all the up-to-date information on the festival including tickets, hours, discounts, lodging and parking.

Milwaukee County Budget

Design and submit your own balanced budget

Wisconsin High School Concussions

WIAA rules and regulations

Flash Ticket Giveaway

You've got 24 hours to win 2 tickets to the Packers vs. Seahawks game on Sunday, September 10th.

Final Week of Swimming at Deep-Well Pools

The final days of the Milwaukee County outdoor pool season are quickly approaching, but family aquatic parks at Greenfield and Lincoln parks will remain open through Labor day. 

Special Olympics Wisconsin

How to get involved in Special Olympics Wisconsin. 

Camp Whitcomb/Mason

Camp Whitcomb/Mason, near Hartland, is run by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Milwaukee.  It's the oldest of its kind in the nation.  Camp activities happen throughout the year, not just the summertime.

China Lights Tickets

The magic returns to Milwaukee County Parks' Boerner Botanical Gardens! Tickets are now available.

"Coolest Things Made in Wisconsin" Contest

Do you have a cool, innovative Wisconsin-made product?  If you do, there's a contest you should enter.  It's called the "Coolest Things Made in Wisconsin."  It's put on by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) & the Johnson Financial Group.  Click here if you want to enter.

MPS Uniform and Enrollment Fair

Enroll in school. Order uniforms from vendors. Discover school programs.

GoFundMe for family out of apartment after fire

A woman and her three children are out of their house after a fire last week destroyed the apartment complex on 27th Street.

Sprecher Traveling Beer Gardens (& Wicked Urban Grill Food Truck)

Explore the Milwaukee County Parks system while enjoying a good beer, or two.  Of course, there are plenty of eats too.  Click here to see where the beer gardens are heading next.

Green Bay Packers Alumni Tours

Experience Lambeau Field’s Classic Tour guided by a Packers Alumni.

Downtown Employee Appreciation Week

For more than 80,000 downtown Milwaukee employees, this might be considered the best week to work in the office.  It's "Downtown Employee Appreciation Week" put on by the Business Improvement District #21.  Click here to see what's being offered daily.

Waukesha Kennel Club 2017 Summer Show

The Waukesha County Expo Center turns into a huge dog show this weekend.  There will even be new breeds on hand trying to get some name and face recognition. It costs $5 a car to see the fun.  Click here for more information.

German Fest 2017

Das ist good!  Time once again for Milwaukee's German Fest.  It starts Friday, July 28 and runs through Sunday on the Summerfest grounds.  Click here for special promotions and to see what's new this year.

Trivia Transport

One Milwaukee-based mini van serves several purposes.  This Chrysler Town & Country is used for ridesharing as well as a trivia mobile.  Click here to learn more about "Trivia Transport" or if you want to order a ride.  

Sky Ranch Flyers Club

The Sky Ranch Flyers club is a "not-for profit" radio-controlled model club, formed in 1989,
to promote the sport and hobby of flying R/C airplanes & helicopters, and RC Track racing.  Click here in you're interested in membership.

Farmhouse Paint & Sip

The "Paint & Sip" concept seems to be growing in popularity.  This south side business in Milwaukee takes this theme and runs with it.  Beside paint, people can do wood work while drinking their favorite spirits.

GoFundMe for Justin Evans

The family of the 6-year-old shot and killed at 23rd and Nash Saturday evening has set up a GoFundMe for burial costs.

Festa Italiana

The 40th Festa Italiana is ready to take over Henry Maier Festival Park. It starts on Friday at 3pm and goes through the weekend. There will be plenty of wine, food, and fun for everyone of all ages. It's the oldest Milwaukee ethnic festival.

Milwaukee Police Career Fair

Milwaukee Police are holding a career fair Wednesday, July 26 from 4-8 PM.

Waukesha County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department Text Alerts

You can sign up for text alerts from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry in Waukesha County.

Waukesha County Fair

Wisconsin's oldest county fair kicks off for another year on Wednesday, July 19th.  It runs through the weekend.  175 years of fun, food, and plenty of animals.  Click here to see what's new on the agenda.

"Swing Time" in Germantown

Swing Time in Germantown off Appleton Avenue is a fun place for kids of all ages when it comes to outdoor activities. From miniature golf, to batting cages, and go carts. To learn more about this Washington County hot spot, just log onto our website, cbs58.com.

Raising Funds for Purrito

Miracle Taco Bell kitten Purrito is in need of funds for surgery.

Village of Shorewood Turning 100

Celebrating the Village of Shorewood turning 100-years-old this year.

Shorewood Historical Society

The Village of Shorewood turns 100 this year, and you can mark the occasion by taking a historical tour or learning more about the famous Ghost Train.

Packers Legends Cruise

Go on a cruise with over 20 current and former Packers legends.

Off to the races again at the Velodrome in Kenosha 

The Velodrome in Kenosha is sporting a new look just in time for its 90th anniversary.  The race track was shut down for two years following structural issues.  Now, everything is back on track. 

Legendary Fitness

It's said to be Wisconsin's first obstacle course race and Ninja Warrior training facility, and it just opened up in Menomonee Falls.  If you're interested in taking classes or just want to learn about the overall concept, then click on this link.

Erin Hills Green Fees & Rates

Erin Hills reopens for play July 1 after hosting the U.S. Open in June.

Live Streaming Summerfest

With support from American Family Insurance, Summerfest will offer exclusive access to select performances and make them available to audiences worldwide, free of charge. 

MFD Historical Society Museum

If you enjoy history and are interested in what firefighters do, there’s a well known secret you should know about in the city of Milwaukee.  It’s the MFD Historical Society Museum, and it’s only opened one day a month. 

Delafield Jazzercise Center

It's called Jazzercise, and it combines dance, music, and cardio into one good time.  The Delafield Jazzercise Center offers various classes at different tiems throughout the day, starting as early as 5:30am during the week.

Lightning Cornhole

The only supplier of electronic scoring cornhole boards.

We Got This Milwaukee

“We Got This” is a program based out of Milwaukee, WI.  Started on 9th and Ring, this program began with a crew of young boys cleaning up their neighborhood and learning about gardening.

3rd Annual Veterans Appreciation Day at Delavan's "Dancing Horses Theatre"

Military members get in free on Sunday, June 25 for the 1pm performance.  It's $10 for family members.

Milwaukee Candle Company

If you want to buy a candle to help remind you of familiar Milwaukee scents, then order one from Milwaukee Candle Company. Click above here to do so.

"Slumber Safari" & Summer Camp at the Racine Zoo

If you want to go to camp and cohabitate with the animals, the Racine Zoo could be a perfect destination for you.  

VR City Zone

If you like playing video games and going to the mall, this might be the perfect summertime activity for you.  You can find VR City Zone now at Brookfield Square Mall.  

Go Fund Me for Domingo "Luis" Rodriguez

Help put Domingo "Luis" to rest. Friends of Rodriguez want to raise money to give him a proper burial as the state is unable to locate his only known family member.

Harness Racing in Elkhorn

It's a race of pacers and trotters, and all the excitement kicks off for another season on Saturday, June 17 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds.

Operation Kidsafe

Operation Kidsafe is Free and private for families. Parents take home the only record of the visit….(a Bio Document) that is ready to hand to law enforcement in an emergency. Safety tips to start a family safety action plan are also included.

Disc Golf at Milwaukee County Parks

If you love to play golf, there's a similar sport you have to try.  Although instead of a ball and clubs, you use a frisbee.

Salt Room Lake Country

We love to put it on our food, but what about using salt to actually make us healthier by treating certain respiratory ailments, like colds and flu? Salt Room Lake Country in Pewaukee believes in the concept.  

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in southeast Wisconsin will happen Sunday, September 24.

Milwaukee Paddle Tavern

It's a new way of sightseeing and barhopping for party revelers.  This boat seats 14 people, lasts 100 minutes, and travels on the Milwaukee River.

Gearing Up for the U.S. Open with Golf

Milwaukee County Parks

Free Events, Movies and More at Milwaukee Parks all Summer Long

Enjoy free concerts, poetry, movies and art projects in Milwaukee County parks all summer long.

State Parks are Free this Weekend

Cheers Milwaukee!

Free event Friday, June 9th

UWM Bradford Buoy Data

Current weather and wave information just off of Bradford Beach

Port Washington Rip Current Data

See current beach pictures and current rip current parameters

Handshake Journey

Wisconsin man traveling by wheelchair to the White House

Purple Door Ice Cream's "Flavor Contest"

On Sunday, June 11, you have a chance to pick Purple Door's new ice cream flavor.  Just click on the attached link to find out how.

12th Annual Downtown Dining Week in Milwaukee

This is the week to let your taste buds try all different kinds of food.  43 different restaurants and 3-course meals at reasonable prices.  

Fond du Lac's "Dock Spiders" Now Playing Ball

It's the Northwoods League's newest team.  They're 30 college baseball players ready to hit it big.  

Alice's Garden Urban Farm

There's an urban garden very close to downtown Milwaukee getting some big recognition for all its "green" efforts. You can even rent space to grow your own garden.

Wednesday Night Classics

This huge classic car show has a new home in Waukesha County.  It's a the Point Burger Bar in Pewaukee.  It'll run on Wednesdays, weather pending, from May 24 through September 6.

FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Click on this link if you're looking for grant money for a small U.S.-based for profit business with less than 100 employees.  You must have been in full operation for at least the last six months.

Baraboo's Big Top Parade

Baraboo’s Big Top Parade & Circus Celebration will happen Saturday, July 22

Traveling Sauna to appear in southeastern Wisconsin

A sauna is making its way across the country to celebrate Finland's 100th anniversary of its independence.  Saunas rank high when it comes to this nation's greatest exports.  Click here to see if it's stopping in your neighborhood.

Milwaukee Police pursuits higher now than ever despite more restrictive policy

The debate about police chases in the city of Milwaukee has gone on for years. And a new report shows - officers are pursuing more now than ever.

1st Annual "Milwaukee Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival"

This "foodie" event will take place Saturday, May 20 from noon until 6 pm at the Waukesha County Expo Center.

"Armed Forces Challenge" on Saturday

This annual event at Pewaukee Lake Beach takes place Saturday between 10 and 3:30 pm.  Watch members of different branches of the armed services compete against each other in six endurance-testing events.  It's free to the public, but donations will be accepted.

"Road America" racing weekend starts this weekend

A new race season kicks off with SVRA Spring Vintage Weekend starting on Friday. Click here to see what's new at the Elkhart Lake race track.  

Milwaukee Armed Forces Week

Milwaukee Armed Forces Week celebrates the sacrifices given by members and families of all branches of the Armed Forces. The week-long celebration features numerous events open to the public, culminating with an elaborate military display at the Harley-Davidson Museum. 

"Mighty Organized" Helps You Get Things in Order

Is your life a mess?  Professional organizations, like "Mighty Organized" can help.  

"Art in the City" Plein Air MKE 2017

60 artists and $6000 in prize money.  This is Milwaukee's "Art in The City."  It's along the Milwaukee Museum Mile.  The event runs through May 21st.  

Street Survival School

Flowers for Dreams

If you plan on ordering flowers for Mother's Day, you might want to consider "Flowers for Dreams." This is something new for the Milwaukee area. When you order a bouquet, a quarter of the proceeds will go toward various women's charities.

What you should know about lead exposure

Lead poisoning facts from the Milwaukee Health Department

The Players' Tribune

Badgers Nigel Hayes wrote an article saying "Don't just shut up and play"

New specialty license plate promoting fight against childhood cancer 

A new specialty license plate promoting the fight against childhood cancer is now available.

50 days of Summerfest

Summerfest has organized some Summerfest themed activities to get you excited as we countdown the days until the big 5-0. 

Make mom happy with brunch reservations

Mother's Day is just a few days away, and it's never too early to start thinking about making reservations for a meal.  Lake Park Bistro is one option. It's one of the many Bartolotta restaurants offering specials.  Click on this link find out more about pricing and locations.  

NASA issues a challenge to speed up its supercomputer code

NASA’s aeronautical innovators are sponsoring a competition to reward qualified contenders who can manipulate the agency’s FUN3D design software so it runs ten to 10,000 times faster on the Pleiades supercomputer without any decrease in accuracy.  The competition is called the High Performance Fast Computing Challenge.

Hop aboard the East Troy electric railroad

Whether you want to take your child on board or maybe have a romantic dinner with your spouse, the East Troy Electric Railroad is really something to consider.  Click on this link for information about tickets, times, and special themed trips.

Wisconsin firearms training center

Wisconsin Firearms Training Center is adding a new program being offered for the upcoming summer.  It's called "Armed Citizens Academy," and it's a four-session class, including CCW training, handgun marksmanship, self defense law, and home and personal protection strategies. Click on this link for all the details.

U.S. open trophy tour 

Safari Lake Geneva

Safari Lake Geneva is considered to be Wisconsin's first safari park.  It opens on Monday, May 1 for another season. 

Drug take back

List of locations across the state

Easy spring gardening ideas from Whole Foods

From container gardening to herb gardening, you have easier options when it comes to spring planting.  Click on this link to give your green thumb a helping hand.