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North Prairie FD could face tough financial decisions

Jan. 14, 2014

A public hearing last week revealed four options for the North Prairie Fire Department, which faces the potential loss of nearly 70 percent of its funding next year, when municipalities that contract with the department pull out of those contracts.

Read more in this week's Mukwonago Chief.

 

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Community Watch

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» Prairie View Elementary in Mukwonago School District joins ranks of National Blue Ribbon schools 9/30

» Winter Farmers' Market dates announced 9/30

» Waukesha County jailer charged, suspended in child porn investigation Updated:  9/29

» PHS homecoming court photo 9/29

» Waukesha County correctional officer arrested for possession of child pornography 9/29

» Consider the Conversation 2 at OAC Oct. 4 9/29

» Benefit on Sunday in East Troy will help 2-year-old cancer patient 9/29

» Arrowhead can't engineer more last-second magic 9/26

» Teen collects gifts for troops instead of birthday presents 9/26

» Have a few laughs this weekend 9/26

» Eleven-year-old Pewaukee girl narrowly escapes adbuction 9/26

» AHS Homecoming parade this Sunday 9/26

» Storytime at OPL 9/26

» Fundraiser for Merton Primary gym on Friday 9/25

» Haunt Chicago on UW-Waukesha Continuing Ed trip 9/25

» Proposed Waukesha County budget keeps property taxes flat 9/24

» BBQ for a cause 9/24

» Oconomowoc police to host another drug drop off event 9/24

» Waukesha County authorities apprehend wanted man Updated:  9/24

» Merton Town Board delays decision on garbage contract 9/24

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Weekend Happenings

Featured this week:  

Lake Country Players present “The Diary of Anne Frank”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Lake Country Playhouse, 221 E. Capitol Drive, Hartland. $13 - $18 (262) 367-4697, www.lakecountryplayhouse.net.

Cottonwood Wayside Nature and Education Center Grand Opening: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 4, Cottonwood Wayside Nature and Education Center, 901 Cottonwood Ave., Hartland. Features the new chimney which will be home to more than 1,000 displaced chimney swift birds. Event also includes face painting, nature scavenger hunt, games and more. Hot dogs, chips and soda will be available for purchase.

Indian Summer: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 3; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 4; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5, Ashippun Town Hall, Highway P and Highway O, Ashippun. Buckskinner encampment, tepee tours,wigwams, Native American drummers and dancers, Highlanders Voyageur Camp plus Revolutionary, Civil and Spanish-American War camps. Free admission. (920) 474-4619 http://www.ashipppun.com.

Dark Carnival: 7-10:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31, Enterprise Building, 212 Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. Formerly Haunted High, exhibit features more than 70 volunteers creating 50 specters and zombies plus special effects, lighting and sounds. $15, $23 fast pass. Open 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 for kids 5-12 ($5) with lighted displays and treats along the way.

Updates to this calendar are made weekly Monday afternoon. 

All weekend happenings.