Lac du Cours Day . . . It’s Good to Be a LDC Kid!

Shout out to Jeff Wenzler, resident of Lac du Cours and founder of Pivotal Directions for this iMovie. It captures the true essence of Lac du Cours Day -- parade, pool games, a fun run, sack races, egg carry, ball and bean bag toss, bounce house, bingo, popcorn, corn roast, slushies, dunk tank, karaoke, cotton candy and an enormous feast. Aaah . . . it's good to be a LDC kid! Health food ... [Read more]

Wilson’s Lego Pizza Men Take St. Louis

Wilson Elementary School students were recently featured on Channel 4 TODAY’S TMJ4. The following is a transcription of TODAY’S TMJ4 Video. Six kids from Mequon got to meet a big star on Friday, all because of their amazing ability to build with Legos. Carole Meekins has their story. They call themselves the Lego Pizza Men. A group of Wilson Elementary School students who love to ... [Read more]

Six Mequon Runs to Get Your Booty in Gear

And here you have it folks . . . a list of Mequon's fun runs and walks for 2013. Just about every one of these is held to support a specific cause. Come run those winter pounds off and give back to our great Mequon community. Sunday, June 2, 2013 MTEF’s 7th Annual 5K Run/Walk and Kids' 100 Metre Dash Last year’s event raised over $10,000 for the Mequon Thiensville Education Foundation which ... [Read more]

Beer Garden in Thiensville Village Park?

It looks like we might be on our way to getting a beer garden in Thiensville Village Park. After a prolonged debate on Monday, the concept won approval from the Village Board which met as a Committee of the Whole. Trustees Rob Holyoke, David Lange, John Treffert and Village President Van Mobley supported the idea of establishing the beer garden. Trustees Ron Heinritz and Ken Kucharski voted ... [Read more]

April 2013 Mequon-Thiensville Housing Market Report

Inventory of homes for sale continues to tighten as the number of closed sales increased in April versus last month. Also, median sales price continues to show year-over-year increases, signaling better times ahead for those selling in the Mequon and Thiensville area. Here are the Mequon-Thiensville market highlights for April 2013 as reported by Metro MLS in Wauwatosa. New Listings = ... [Read more]

Preparing Homestead Students to Move On

The number of students who start college but don’t finish is “staggering and astounding” says Brett Bowers, principal of Homestead High School. Last month, Principal Bowers gave a presentation to the Mequon-Thiensville Chamber of Commerce where he outlined some of the recent changes at Homestead aimed specifically at “getting students ready for college or careers”. His ultimate goal:  to make ... [Read more]

March 2013 Mequon-Thiensville Housing Market Report

The numbers are in folks . . . and we're definitely experiencing an uptick in buying and selling activity. Here are the Mequon-Thiensville market highlights for March 2013 as reported by Metro MLS in Wauwatosa. New Listings = 48 12.7% decrease over last month (February), 4% decrease over March 2012 Closed Sales = 27 28.6% increase over last month (February), 22.7% increase over March ... [Read more]