Franklin bowling center and banquet hall Root River Center is officially open, with a grand opening set for Oct. 9 to 11 — the facility abruptly closed in July 2013.
Franklin High School students got real-life construction experience while serving the community at the Kayla’s Playground build site on Sept. 23 — skilled students worked alongside trade professionals in building the all-inclusive, all-accessible playground in Franklin.(1)
“Haunting season” officially opened on Sept. 26 with The Hill Has Eyes’ fourth year at The Rock Sports Complex on Crystal Ridge Road, featuring five different outdoor haunted attractions.
Police are continuing the investigation of a bank robbery at Waterstone Bank, at 6555 South Lovers Lane Road – no one was injured, but the unknown suspect fled the business with an undetermined amount of money.
Franklin — Police apprehended a suspect tied to a residential burglary on Thursday, Sept. 24 — the suspect is male, 55 years old, according to the Franklin Police Department. The suspect was taken into custody in connection with a burglary on Sept. 23 at a home in the 8900 block of West Stone Hedge Drive. The investigation is ongoing, and charges are pending.
The 2015 Butterfly Badger Open at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex (located at 6000 W. Ryan Road in Franklin) will feature about 250 top table tennis players competing in events this weekend, Friday, Sept. 18 to Sunday, Sept. 20.