Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Good lord, you can’t be bored in Waukesha this weekend. On the other hand, driving around town could be a bit tricky. St Mary’s Family Fun Festival on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Fireworks tonight. Fiesta Waukesha is at Frame Park on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday Night Live is tonight. Streets closed downtown. The Farmer’s […]

WNS – Waukesha  Something is lurking in the waters of the Fox River in Waukesha and biologists from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is struggling to explain what it is. “At first we tried to dismiss the sightings,” said Dr. Isaiah Lochners, a marine biologist with the DNR. “But the sightings have become […]

Waukesha Freeman columnist Pete Kennedy asks if Waukesha is getting angrier? Surprisingly, some members of the all-anger team say we’re not. The majority of the public isn’t angry, said local blogger and Freeman columnist James Wigderson. “It’s a small group of (Mayor Jeff) Scrima supporters who are very frustrated,” he said. They thought the mayor […]

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date: May 27, 2010; Section: Opinion; Page: 8A Mayor not the only one allowed to talk to strangers (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.) I have a confession to make. Last Saturday I attended the Republican Party of […]

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date: Apr 8, 2010; Section: Opinion; Page: 10A Winds of change sweep through City Hall Several factors worked against Nelson (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.) (Editor’s note: Regarding the alleged hanging up on a reporter, Scrima has […]

The nine people and events in 2009 that most shaped Waukesha and Wisconsin. Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle’s announcement that he will not seek re-election. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett getting attacked outside State Fair turns him into a hero. State Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson wins re-election. Passage of a state budget built largely upon […]

Another year come and gone and the view from Whiterock Avenue of the Fox River remains unobstructed by a baseball stadium. The Waukesha Freeman reported yesterday that the Northwoods Baseball League will just have to wait another year before asking the Waukesha Common Council for permission to dig up Frame Park. The plans are on […]

It was near-perfect weather for a parade in Waukesha, and the crowds were out in force for the annual Waukesha Christmas Parade. Congratulations to the Potawatomi Council Cub Scouts Pack 9 from Hadfield school in Waukesha for winning 2nd place in the Community Groups category. After winning in the “youth group” category the last two […]

Frame Park Stadium website, under construction. Must be still looking for financing. Print this entry

Just heard the train horn, two short, one long. We’ve got helicopters landing in the neighborhood. (ht: Spring City) And the city is debating whether to allow Chad Bauer build a stadium in Frame Park. Didn’t we just go through all this? Print this entry