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Current Events vs. Founding Documents

This column presents facts regarding the United States Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Wisconsin State Constitution, and various other documents in reference to modern topics. Mark hopes to encourage interest in those works so that others can consider whether our government is practicing within its constitutional limits. In the last category, he may indicate his opinion. Mark is a resident of New Berlin. Readers are encouraged to visit the following sites for more information on the United States Constitution and Thomas Jefferson's views on politics and government.

Any Pulpit Speech Is Protected (Feb. 4, 2016)

School District of New Berlin News

Information for the New Berlin community on school district news, events, and celebrations of success.

SDNB Celebrates Career and Technical Education Month (Feb. 4, 2016)

Conservatively Speaking

State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth. Her Senate District 28 includes New Berlin, Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners, Muskego, Waterford, Big Bend, the town of Vernon and parts of Greenfield, East Troy, and Mukwonago. Senator Lazich has been in the Legislature for more than a decade. She considers herself a tireless crusader for lower taxes, reduced spending and smaller government.

State Senator Mary Lazich Statement about Governor Walker's State of the State Address (Jan. 19, 2016)

Then Again

Audrey Juds, a longtime resident of New Berlin, has worked over 25 years covering the city as a reporter, editor and columnist. Contact her at dajuds@att.net.

New Berlin Rotary presents annual Murder Mystery Dinner Saturday, Feb. 6 (Jan. 8, 2016)

The Tree Diaries

Dean Ziemienski is vice president of American Tree Experts, a New Berlin-based and family-owned tree care company serving the Milwaukee area for more than sixty years. Dean is responsible for managing operations and educating clients on how to maintain the health, safety and beauty of trees in the landscape. 

Dean has a bachelor’s degree in Urban Forestry and Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and of the Wisconsin Arborist Association (WAA). Dean is an ISA Certified Arborist, Certified Tree Care Safety Professional and a Certified Pesticide Applicator.  

Have a question? Reach out to me, deanz@atetreecare.com.

Winter is an ideal time for tree pruning (Dec. 15, 2015)

NBCRG Speaks

Dolores Karner blogs on behalf of the New Berlin Citizens for Responsible Government, whose mission is to inform the public about significant issues and to recommend public action when deemed necessary. The NBCRG believes government officials and their employees should be accountable for their actions or lack of actions. The group also recruits and endorses candidates to public office who best express the positions taken by this organization.

NBCRG Endorses School Board Incumbents (March 23, 2015)

The Rec Room

Brian Borgh is a New Berlin resident, husband and father of three. He is a Telecommunications Specialist in West Allis by day, and adventure seeker/food and music enthusiast by night. This blog will cover views on current events, food, music and general pop culture.

Happy Thanksgiving! (Nov. 27, 2013)

Institutional Blogs

The Fur (& Feather!) Flyer

Established in 1965, HAWS assists over 6,000 animals and welcomes more than 31,000 human visitors annually. As an "open admissions" shelter we lead the community in animal welfare and assure sanctuary for all animals in need, regardless of age, health or temperament. HAWS is a non-profit, entirely donor-fund organization with an active humane education program, and both wildlife and companion animal rescue services for Waukesha County.

HAWS License #267280-DS

HAWS is officially inviting our community to join us in our efforts to Build a No-Kill Community (Feb. 4, 2016)

New Berlin Police News

The mission of the New Berlin Police Department is to protect the lives and property of the people we serve and prevent crime through partnership with the community. Visit our web site for more information.

New Berlin Police Citizen's Academy Alumni Association Hosts Wine/Beer Tasting Event (March 3, 2015)

WHS Adoptable Animals

The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to build a community where people value animals and treat them with respect and kindness. For more than 128 years, WHS has been saving the lives of animals in need. We offer adoption services that place 9,000 animals in new homes annually, veterinary services that save thousands of lives, educational programs that instill respect for animals, behavior services to assist guardians and a myriad of other initiatives that help end suffering for animals. We depend entirely on private donations to fund our programs and rely on volunteers in nearly every department. If you are interested in adopting, volunteering, enrolling in a class, taking a tour or making a donation, check out our comprehensive web site at wihumane.org. The adoptable animals' web pages are updated every 30 minutes!

113 cats to have spay/neuter surgery (Feb. 20, 2014)

Staff Blogs

Sky's the Limit

Tom "Sky" Skibosh covers the Wauwatosa, Brookfield and New Berlin prep scene for Community Newspapers. If something is going on in local sports, Sky has an opinion about it. If you agree or not with what Sky says, we want to see your comments.

Red Raiders boys basketball still have still to turn it around (Jan. 13, 2016)

Community Watch

» Update: West Allis Central High School students respond calmly during bomb-threat evacuation Updated:  2/4

» Inclusive playground to replace splashpad plan in New Berlin 2/1

» Sport Shorts: Feb. 4, 2016 2/1

» Updated rankings of area prep boys and girls basketball teams and players 2/1

» Franklin, Muskego, Oak Creek, Whitnall gymnasts flex muscles with Madison win 2/1

» Probe continues into alleged New Berlin West teacher misconduct 2/1

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in January 2/1

» New Berlin West boys basketball team's Pipik, Cottrell key win over Cudahy 2/1

» Muskego-Norway District one of only three Wisconsin districts to lower levy for five years 2/1

» Brown Deer nips New Berlin Eisenhower in triple overtime 1/30

» Brown Deer hands Eisenhower first loss in 3 OTs, 102-99 1/30

» BuySeasons of New Berlin to permanently lay off 128 employees 1/29

» Couple avoids jail time but loses chinchillas from Waukesha home 1/27

» Ben Chossek named New Berlin West football coach 1/27

» Freeway lanes in West Allis closed 1/27

» Muskego-Norway School Board approves holding a $43.2 million referendum on April 5 Updated:  1/26

» New Berlin, Junior Woman's Club shelve splashpad, favor playground 1/25

» Sport Shorts: Jan. 28, 2016 1/25

» New Berlin police investigate sex allegations against teacher 1/22

» Gov. Scott Walker coming to New Berlin schools to honor career efforts Updated:  1/22

» Thieves disposed of cremated remains from stolen safe, police say 1/21

» Two more charged in connection with Muskego Petro Mart armed robbery 1/21

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Was Jonathan Lucroy speaking the truth or speaking too much? 1/21

» Nick Datka named New Berlin Eisenhower girls soccer coach Updated:  1/18

» Sport Shorts: Jan. 21, 2016 1/18

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