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Services for Spear are planned for 6 p.m. April 26 at Crosspoint Community Church, W380 N6931 N. Lake Road, Oconomowoc. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to be made in Spear's name to the Muscular Dystrophy Association ...
VILLAGE OF OCONOMOWOC LAKE - After more than four decades of service, Police Chief and Village Administrator Don Wiemer is planning to retire. Wiemer began as a patrolman 45 years ago with the village; his last day on the job will be May 30. "What I'm going to miss most is the contact with the ...

CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Police cited 24-year-old Clayton Goff of Oconomowoc for second offense operating while intoxicated after Goff nearly crashed his car into a Chenequa police squad car at about 1:34 a.m. April 22. According to a police report, officers stopped Goff shortly after the Chenequa ...
Nancy Amidzich's children call her a fighter. The Oconomowoc resident will be recognized for her fight against cancer May 5 at ProHealth Care's Oconomowoc LakeWalk for Cancer. Amidzich was diagnosed with uterine cancer in December 2016 and had a hysterectomy. The diagnosis was terrifying for ...
CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Police are searching for two men who stole two bottles of prescription medication from Walgreen's, 1021 Summit Ave., around 4 a.m. April 23. According to the Oconomowoc Police Department, one man distracted the pharmacist while the other jumped the pharmacy counter and ...
USTA Junior Team Tennis of Lake Country is looking for players ages 7-10 who are interested in learning more about Junior Team Tennis and competitive play. Learn more at the Intro to Junior Team Tennis USTA Team Challenge from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Oconomowoc Community ...

Local police got a break in the case of a rash of local car break ins and a shooting, and it came from Wisconsin Dells police, who found a GPS, when they made an arrest. The GPS had traced the trail of the suspects through a series of crimes in Brookfield and Oconomowoc, according to a criminal complaint ...
Taxpayers should save about $1 million after a guaranteed maximum price was set for the new Meadow View Elementary School in Oconomowoc. The Oconomowoc Area School Board approved the maximum price of $27.32 million April 9. The pre-referendum budgeted estimate for the school was $28.3 ...
CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - A new development, Village Crossing II at Pabst Farms Condominiums, took a step forward April 17. An ordinance to amend the planned development of Village Crossing II, at the southwest corner of Valley Road and Village Lane, passed its first reading, 7-1. A second reading ...
OCONOMOWOC - On a snow-covered green in the middle of Oconomowoc's downtown, students from Oconomowoc High School gathered to raise awareness about gun violence, this time on the 19th anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting. Led by Oconomowoc High School senior Will ...
OCONOMOWOC - On a snow-covered green in the middle of Oconomowoc's downtown, students from Oconomowoc High School gathered to raise awareness about gun violence, this time on the 19th anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting. Led by Oconomowoc High School senior Will ...
CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Jeff Schmidt, a longtime public servant to Oconomowoc, announced he would be stepping down as one of the aldermen for the First District. Schmidt said at the April 17 common council meeting that he has had a difficult year in his personal life and no longer has enough time for ...
Oconomowoc's event is being led by Will Grosspietsch, one of the organizers of the March 14 walkout at his school. It will start at 10 a.m., where students will meet outside the school and march to the green in downtown Oconomowoc, arriving around 10:40 a.m. A rally will then begin at 11 a.m. with student ...
OCONOMOWOC, Wis. (CBS 58) – Significant progress has been made on Oconomowoc High School East Campus, according to district officials. Structural steel installation in the lower level is 95 percent complete while metal framing on the main level is 75 percent finished. Installation of the fire protection ...
"We are eager to work with the city of Oconomowoc to expand senior housing and care options to meet the rapidly growing population of older adults,"said Lisa Albain, project developer with senior housing partners, a subsidiary of Presbyterian Homes. "The project would bring a variety of diverse job ...
On April 17, the common council went to a 4-4 tie before Nold voted to approve three temporary class "B" retailer's licenses, which were submitted by the Downtown Oconomowoc Business Association, for a beer garden at the Village Green on June 15 and 16, July 13 and 14 and and Aug. 18 and 19.
CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - An elevator burned up at an apartment complex Monday afternoon, April 16, prompting the complex at 333 North Lake Road to be evacuated. The Western Lakes Fire District responded to the call at 3:52 p.m.. "We had evacuated everybody and were able to clear the building ...

The Oconomowoc High School Players present William Shakespeare's “As You Like It” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 3-5, and 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, on the Oconomowoc Arts Center's Main Stage. Directed by Peter Mol, the production features a cast of 32 students. “I'm really excited to ...
OCONOMOWOC -- An Oconomowoc High School student is accused of claiming to be connected to the fictional character, Slenderman. This, after a student sent out a mass email on Wednesday, April 11 to the entire freshmen class and school staff about another classmate. The message said a girl was a ...
The council is scheduled again to take up a proposal to annex 21 acres from the Town of Oconomowoc on which Presbyterian Homes and Services wants to build 120 senior apartments, 20 assisted living units and 18 memory care apartments in two buildings — one of four stories and one of two stories.
Freshmen at Oconomowoc High School were the inadvertent recipients April 11 of an email intended only for staff members in which a student raised concerns about a classmate who allegedly talked about wanting to start a cult and claimed she was the daughter of the fictional horror character Slender ...
An Oconomowoc man in December 2015 bought and gave heroin to a friend who subsequently overdosed and died, then blamed the drug buy on someone else, according to a criminal complaint. Patrick Bruss, 29, was charged Wednesday, April 11, in Waukesha County Circuit Court as party to the crime ...
CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - If you need a haircut, it might be worth waiting until April 22 and staking out a spot at the Hair District Salon and Spa, 128 S. Silver Lake Plaza. That's when the salon is hosting a fundraiser, dubbed a "cutathon," for 12-year-old Nathaniel Froemming and his family. According to ...
A federal agent from Oconomowoc, who is accused of raping three women, appeared in Waukesha County Court on Wednesday. According to a criminal complaint, one woman alleged that David Scharlat, 53, sexually assaulted her twice, including one time at an Oconomowoc hotel. Advertisement.
OCONOMOWOC -- A federal agent accused of raping three different women over a five-year period across Waukesha County appeared in court Wednesday afternoon, April 11. David Scharlat, 53, waived his right to a preliminary hearing -- and entered a not guilty plea on all charges. Prosecutors then ...
CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Students did not suffer from carbon monoxide poisoning at the high school and arts center when those facilities were evacuated on March 22, according to the school district. Since the incident, air monitoring equipment has continued to show there is no carbon monoxide inside ...
CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - A $1.38 million drainage pond project could help improve the quality of water entering the Oconomowoc River. The pond, at the end of Forest Street, just west of a parking lot at Roosevelt Field, would reduce the amount of suspended solids and phosphorus entering the ...
CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Dave Nold won his re-election bid for mayor April 3 with 55 percent of the vote. Nold, who was first elected to the common council in 1994, garnered 1,947 votes to beat Kathryn Mihelich-Tweet, who earned 1,591 votes. "She did well because there are a lot of people in town that ...
Grace Huenink will celebrate her 90th birthday April 7 and was presented with her restored violin, which had sat in her basement for years, by Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra Board member Dave Williams on March 31. Williams spent more than a year restoring the violin, which Huenink had played in ...
OCONOMOWOC -- A federal agent is accused of raping three different women over a five-year period across Waukesha County. A 12-page criminal complaint has a number of graphic details. It describes the actions of a U.S. State Department employee accused of raping the three women while often times ...
Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department. The city of Oconomowoc Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is inside the Community Center, 220 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Learn more at www.oconomowoc-wi.gov/rec or call 262-569-2199.
"There's not a lot of parking where we're at in downtown Oconomowoc. That is kind of the No. 1 comment we get from our customers is they can't find parking. Having our own parking lot is going to be fantastic." The grand re-opening of the store is planned for May 5, which coincides with Free Comic Book ...
Western Lakes Fire District emergency crews responded to a call at an Oconomowoc home at about 4 a.m. and delivered a healthy baby girl. According to Western Lakes Fire Chief Brad Bowen, the mother and baby were taken to Waukesha Memorial Hospital, where both were listed in good condition.
Oconomowoc High School and the Oconomowoc Arts Center will be open for school on Monday after elevated levels of carbon monoxide were detected last week, the school district announced Sunday. The release said elevated levels of carbon monoxide have not been detected at the school since ...
OCONOMOWOC — Oconomowoc High School was open from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24, for staff and students to reclaim belongings. This, after both the high school and Oconomowoc Arts Center were evacuated on Thursday, March 22 when dozens of students and staff reported carbon ...
Air quality continued to be a concern at Oconomowoc High School on Friday afternoon, March 23, after equipment detected slightly elevated levels of carbon monoxide at the school, according to Western Lakes Fire Chief Brad Bowen. But an emergency room doctor who treated patients from the high ...
UPDATE (WKOW) -- Investigators are still looking for the source of the carbon monoxide that got a number of high school students in Oconomowoc sick. Authorities say more than 100 people were treated at hospitals in Waukesha County. Five tested positive and are being treated for carbon monoxide ...
OCONOMOWOC — Oconomowoc High school and the Oconomowoc Arts Center (OAC) will remain closed — and all practices and events planned for tihs weekend will be canceled. This, after experts determined there were slightly raised levels of carbon monoxide (CO) inside the OAC on Friday, March ...
OCONOMOWOC — 41-year-old Jessie Lee of Waukesha was sentenced on Friday, March 23 to life prison for the fatal shooting of 34-year-old Christina Schuster. Schuster was found in her Oconomowoc apartment with a single gunshot wound to the head on Sep. 5, 2016. Lee is originally faced the ...
An Oconomowoc man pleaded no contest Friday, March 23, to homicide charges in the fatal 2016 shooting of his on-again, off-again girlfriend. Court records show Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Maxwell found 41-year-old Jessie Lee guilty during the same hearing. Lee had been charged with ...
OCONOMOWOC — Oconomowoc Area School District (OASD) continues to investigate after more than 70 students and staff at Oconomowoc High School were treated for carbon monoxide-like symptoms Thursday, March 23. As of Friday morning, officials said monitoring equipment “has not detect ...
OCONOMOWOC, Wis. (CBS 58) -- In a release late Friday morning, Oconomowoc Schools say that monitoring equipment placed in Oconomowoc High School Thursday night did not detect any carbon monoxide or other volatile organic compounds. More test equipment was installed Friday morning to test ...
UPDATE: Oconomowoc High School had planned to open campus to students Friday afternoon to allow them to retrieve belongings left behind when they were evacuated. However, because testing equipment has indicated there may still be a problem with air quality, the school will not be opened Friday.
Another senior housing development has stalled after the council failed to give final approval to the annexation of 21.2 acres from the town of Oconomowoc. Earlier this year, council members tied, 4-4, on a vote to annex the land at N55 W36909 Lisbon Road. Normally, Mayor Dave Nold would cast the ...
OCONOMOWOC - Former Oconomowoc High School principal Joseph Moylan, who resigned abruptly in late February, could be paid more than $185,000 by the Oconomowoc Area School District as part of a resignation agreement with the school board. The resignation agreement was obtained by Lake ...
Recreational tree climbing allows climbers to ascend into and explore trees safely. Gain a new appreciation for trees, nature and parks. Recreational tree climbing can be enjoyed as an individual or in small groups and can be especially rewarding to families. All gear and instruction is provided. Participants ...
An Oconomowoc man accused of intoxicated driving in a 2017 Christmas Day crash that cost his then-11-year-old son an arm has died, his family confirmed Thursday, March 15. He was 38. A GoFundMe page set up following the crash did not specify a cause of death, and online obituaries — which ...
Number of Oconomowoc residents speak out against proposed senior apartments. Evan Frank, Now News ... Another senior apartment development a number of residents spoke out against is proposed at N55 W36909 Lisbon Road, immediately west of the Oconomowoc Golf Club. The 21.2-acre site ...
Oconomowoc man accused of crashing into, killing good Samaritan still awaiting trial ... Eight months after a fatal accident in Delafield that claimed the life of a good Samaritan, the case against the Oconomowoc man accused of driving drunk and causing the crash remains in pretrial stages. Frank Schiller ...
CITY OF OCONOMOWOC - Mayor Dave Nold, who has been involved in city politics for over two decades, will be challenged in the mayoral race by Kathryn Mihelich-Tweet. Both agree on keeping costs low for taxpayers but the newcomer believes recent spending and growth has been irrespinsible.


 

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