Congratulations to the South Milwaukee Police Department for their work on this tragic case. From the department today …
A summons was issued this week for First Degree Reckless Homicide (Len Bias Law) against a 35-year-old Milwaukee man who allegedly provided drugs to a South Milwaukee woman, causing her death. The incident occurred on December 5th, 2018, in the 300 block of Marquette Avenue. Officers and paramedics were initially dispatched to that location for a suspected overdose, and when they arrived they found an unresponsive 61-year-old South Milwaukee woman. Paramedics attempted to revive her but those efforts were unsuccessful. The victim died as a result of an accidental overdose and a lengthy investigation eventually led to the identification of the alleged drug supplier.
The cheapest rent prices in the state can be found in South Milwaukee. In May, it recorded an average rent price of $813, which was a $16, or nearly 2%, increase from the previous year. Following South Milwaukee for communities with cheapest rental rates are Kenosha, with an average rate of $1,028 per month, and Waukesha, at $1,028 per month.
We are happy to announce that the School Board for the School District of South Milwaukee approved Dr. Jeffrey Fleig as the next principal of South Milwaukee High School effective July 8, 2019.
Dr. Fleig has 21 years of experience in administration. He previously served as the principal for La Crosse Central High School for 5 years, and as the assistant principal of the same high school for 6 years prior to becoming the principal. Since moving to the Milwaukee area three years ago, Dr. Fleig has been the principal of Glen Hills Middle School in the Glendale River Hill School District.
Dr. Fleig was chosen to be the next principal of South Milwaukee High School after multiple interviews with students, parents, teachers, administration, and the Board of Education. He recently received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with his dissertation focused equity for all students. His master’s degree is from UW-Superior, and his undergraduate work is from UW-La Crosse. The School District of South Milwaukee is very excited to announce his appointment.
Welcome to South Milwaukee, Dr. Fleig, and good luck at Kettle Moraine, Mrs. Kaminski!
Grant Park at sunrise on Feb. 19, 2019. Thanks, Kevin Petejan, for the the beautiful shot. Do you have a photo you’d like to share on the blog? Send it along.
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