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Ten Wisconsin High School Seniors Win BBB Foundation’s “Student of Integrity” Scholarship

The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 “Student of Integrity” scholarship. The winners are (in alphabetical order): Henry Biznek of Kohler High...

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Becky’s Blissful Bakery Enters Partnerships to Create Cutting-Edge Caramel Pairings; First of its Kind in the Caramel Industry

Rebecca Scarberry, Founder and Owner of Becky’s Blissful Bakery, is excited to announce new partnerships with widely-known experts in the food and beverage industries to create the perfect pairings for...

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Callen Offers Tips to Recreate Your Lower Level

Lower levels, those below grade areas that house the washer and dryer, holiday decorations, old furniture, and more, are increasingly getting makeovers to add function and value to homes. Media...

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Callen Offers Tips to Define Your Home’s Style With Architectural Details

Architectural details added to your home – from entranceway to kitchen to family room – can create a defined, even grand look for your home. Marie Owens, interior designer for Callen...

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Area’s Best Remodelers Honored during Milwaukee NARI’s Prestigious Wisconsin Remodeler of the Year Awards

Milwaukee NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry), the area’s leading home improvement and remodeling industry resource, presented the 2015 Local Achievement and Wisconsin Remodeler of the Year Awards on...

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Coach Wojciechowski Selected to Compete for $100,000 in the 2016 Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge; Selects Camp Hometown Heroes as Benefiting Organization

Milwaukee, WI — Infiniti is once again partnering with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), the NCAA and ESPN to sponsor the "Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge." Now in its fifth...

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Callen’s Tips to Avoid Costly Winter Home Repairs

When temperatures drop, small household problems may snowball into expensive disasters. Taking the time for home maintenance now could prevent costly home repairs by the end of winter, according to...

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Starting the Year with Love - Nominating a Guardian for Minor Children in a Will

Starting the Year with Love - Nominating a Guardian for Minor Children in a Will* By Atty. Theodore D. Kafkas of J Peterman Legal Group, Ltd. Out of love, many parents ask,...

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How to Prevent the Five Most Common Plumbing Problems

New Berlin, WI, December 29, 2015: Everyone has experienced plumbing problems; and throughout the lifetime of your home, those problems are bound to happen again. A local plumbing company, through...

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Inspired by a Home Improvement Show? Do Your Homework.

Local Contractor Educates Public on Misconceptions of DIY Shows. Milwaukee, WI, November 30, 2015 - Every homeowner has been there. You watch a home improvement or do-it-yourself reality show and...

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Callen Explains How Technology is Changing Home Design

The increased availability of and access to technology has changed the way that homeowners work with remodeling contractors, as well as changed the types of amenities that are included in...

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Local Contractor on Mission to Educate First Time Homeowners

New Berlin, WI, October 5, 2015: A local home service company specializing in plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and bathroom remodeling is on a mission to educate consumers about choosing...

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Job Fair to be Held at MATC's Oak Creek Campus Oct. 13

A free, public job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Oak Creek Campus, 6665 S. Howell Ave. Nearly...

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Prepare Plumbing for Cool Weather

New Berlin, WI, September 15, 2015: As we slowly stop using our air conditioners and start turning our heat on, the experts at Flat Rate Home Services advise their...

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How to Choose a Trustworthy Plumber

New Berlin, WI, August 31, 2015: Flat Rate Home Services, a local plumbing, heating and cooling company, understands that the average consumer is weary when it...

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Callen Construction Offers Tips for Preventing and Eliminating Exterior Mold

As the humidity heightens in the summer months, homeowners may start to notice mold growth on the exterior of their homes, fences, porches, or decks. However, with proper maintenance and...

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High Tech Comes to Hair Replacement Business

High tech, as demonstrated by a procedure called Micro Point Link (MPL), has come to the hair replacement business in Milwaukee—and has been well received, according to Dave Lemke, owner...

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Callen Shares the Pros and Cons of a Home Addition

When you need more space, making the choice between remodeling your existing home and buying a new house can be difficult. There are many factors and questions to take into...

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You Have an Unpaid Debt – or Do You?

The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin has received recent reports of phantom debt collectors – callers posing as debt collectors – and is warning consumers about the relentless scandal involving...

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Internet Safety Month is a Reminder to Check Children’s Online Activities

This month give your children a refresher course in online safety. Although some parents help their kids with their first baby steps online, most do not. According to a study by...

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Community Watch

» Second year to Stuff the Squad for St. James food pantry 10:12 AM

» Roundup of Memorial Day events in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country 5/27

» Festival Foods proposal advances in Hales Corners with panel's support Updated:  5/26

» Warrior Dash obstacle course coming to The Rock Aug. 13 5/26

» 2 men sentenced in attempted carjackings in Greenfield, Oak Creek 5/25

» Classes resume at Franklin High School following evacuation Updated:  5/25

» Franklin High School wins awards for "Fiddler on the Roof" 5/25

» View some Art in the Park in Oak Creek May 28 5/25

» Boerner Botanical Gardens hosting Herb Fair May 28 5/24

» Greendale's Canterbury Elementary enters recycling contest to win new playground 5/24

» Oak Creek boys track team stays on task, win sixth SEC outdoor title 5/24

» Initial Reaction: Talking with star Waukesha soccer players Dani Rhodes, Emily Cervantes Updated:  5/24

» Franklin boys tennis team dominates SEC tourney 5/24

» Big bats land Oak Creek softball team SEC title 5/24

» Steady Franklin golfers claim Southeast Conference title 5/23

» Grease fire damages oven at Franklin bakery 5/20

» Five places to go to let your dog off the leash this summer 5/19

» Reptile Day returns June 12 at Wehr Nature Center 5/19

» Oak Creek stuns Whitnall, 12-2, in battle of softball powers 5/19

» Crash closes portion of Highway 100 in Hales Corners May 18 5/18

» Oak Creek approves $13 million financing help for Ikea store 5/18

» Franklin girls soccer team finishes second at Kiel tournament 5/17

» Why did IKEA choose Oak Creek? Location 5/17

» Oak Creek to honor veterans May 30 5/17

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A chat with award-winning sportscaster Dennis Krause Updated:  5/17

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We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

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