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Playgrounds are no place for guns

Published May 22, 2014

A mother took her 3-year-old son to a park in Oconomowoc.The little boy played on all the good stuff there and then climbed up to go down the slide. Like a good mother, Kathy Miers kept her eyes on the boy. Then, what to her wondering eyes should appear, but a man, right next to her son. And on his hip a holster. And in the holster, a gun. Kathy snapped a picture. She posted it online. Lots of people saw it. And then here's what happened next.


Schwefel's defines success with quality food and relationships

Published Feb. 18, 2014

Dan and Lori Schwefel opened their Oconomowoc-based German restaurant in 1988. Since then, they have collected many stories about food and people, many of which they recently shared over dinner featuring some of Schwefel's signature dishes.


Milwaukee Public TV set to air Tommy Awards tonight

Published Oct. 21, 2013

Divine Savior Holy Angels High School, Oconomowoc High School, Shorewood High School, Wauwatosa West High School and Waukesha West High School will be featured in the broadcast running at 8 p.m. on WPT and 9 p.m. on MPTV 10.1 HD and 36.2.


"Oconomowoc" out to put the small town on the big screen

Published June 6, 2012

"Oconomowoc" the movie is a brand-new indie comedy venture by filmmaker Andy Gillies and a crew of mostly local talent. And, if all goes well, it's going to bring Oconomowoc the city a lot more attention.

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Lake Country Dining is Alive

I live in Lake Country, more specifically, I live in Oconomowoc. Oconomowoc used to be the jewel of Lake Country. There was Binzel Brewery, the thriving downtown, Lac La Belle and more. In the more recent past, Oconomowoc has taken a turn for the worse much like many towns in Wisconsin that have ...

Chill-i-Fest 2011 Promises Lots of Family Fun

Chill-i-Fest 2011 Promises Lots of Family Fun Oconomowoc, WI - Downtown Oconomowoc will be abuzz with ice sculpting, winter sports and culinary competition during the 4th annual Chill-i-Fest, Saturday, January 15, from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM, sponsored by the Downtown Oconomowoc Merchants As...

Spree Free For Me

Wednesday August 5th, 2009 - Oconomowoc, WI/Lake Villa, IL   Of all the days to pick to talk about being on a cold streak with women, yesterday was a poor one. The first thing I saw when I turned on the TV this morning was the story of that wackazoid in Pittsburgh who flipped out and st...

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