Supreme Court to hear cases in Waukesha for Justice on Wheels Program

Seal of the Supreme Court of WisconsinSitting in Waukesha County for the first time ever, the Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear oral argument in three cases (below) on October 7, 2014 as part of its Justice on Wheels outreach program.

Waukesha is the 25th Wisconsin county where the Court has sat for oral argument since the Justice on Wheels program was started in 1993. Justice on Wheels gives people in other parts of the state an opportunity to see the Supreme Court at work outside the state Capitol in Madison, where oral arguments are usually heard each year from September through May.

Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson floated the idea of a road trip a few times over the years without success. It wasn’t until 1993 that… Continue reading

Waukesha Chamber Hijacks Christmas Tree Lighting!

Did Catherine Huelsman bully her way into taking over WDBA event that set 2013 Guinness World Record?

Today’s Waukesha Freeman has a story about how the City of Waukesha Chamber of Commerce (CWCC) simply “took over” the annual Waukesha Christmas Tree lighting event that originated and was operated by the Waukesha Downtown Business Association (WDBA) since 1999.

Catherine Huelsman, President, Board of Directors CWCC sent a 09-04-2014 memo (See Below) to WDBA members indicating that her organization will be running the tree lighting – not the WDBA!

In part the memo (attached below) states:

Working with the property owner and City Hall, the City of Waukesha Chamber (CWCC) will be hosting the 2014 Christmas Tree Lighting on… Continue reading

Capturing the Truth in Ferguson, MO Doesn’t Come Without a Cost

Abe Van Dyke in Ferguson, MO during protests and rioting

 

Waukesha photojournalist threatened, smacked and mugged while filming events in Ferguson, MO.

When 18 year old Michael Brown was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, MO on August 9th, 24 year old photojournalist Abe Van Dyke was safely in his Waukesha residence recording football games; listening closely to the background chatter of his police scanner. At the time Abe had no idea that one week later he would be putting his life and safety at risk deep in the trenches of protesters, tear gas, rioting, and gunfire in the streets of Ferguson.

 

The Calling for Truth

Looters stealing from Ferguson business on 8-15-14As news of the Michael Brown killing and subsequent protests spread across the country, it was obvious that the situation… Continue reading

Waukesha Night Out – 2014

 

Waukesha  Night Out 2014
Waukesha Night Out is a free, annual event that is designed to:

  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; Promote safety knowledge
  • Generate support and participation in local anti-crime programs
  • Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships
  • Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back

 

Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m

Location: Frame Park – Rotary Building Grounds – 1150 Baxter St, Waukesha, WI.

There will be FREE food; inflatable jump house and slide, child carnival games, activities, and prizes for children; safety/drug information and demonstrations for people of all ages.

 

Some of the demonstrations and tables include:

Flight For Life SE WIThe Waukesha Police Department will display a Squad Car,… Continue reading

2014 Waukesha Old Car Club Car Show this Weekend

Waukesha Old Car Club Car ShowWAUKESHA – This Sunday, August 10, 2014 is the 33rd annual Waukesha Old Car Club Car Show at Frame Park.

The show runs from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with awards being presented.

In addition to the old cars, trucks and motorcycles, there will also be food (brats, hot dogs, and hamburgers) and refreshments (beer and soda) sold during the event. At 12:00 p.m. live music will be performed.
Bring your family and friends to this great annual event held in majestic Frame Park. When you’re done looking at the cars, take a scenic walk through the beautiful flower gardens, or let the kids blow off some energy in the large playground right next to the car show.

El Rey… Continue reading

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