Oconomowoc is considered one of Wisconsin's safest cities for 2018, according to a recent survey. The National Council for Home Safety and Security ranked Oconomowoc at ninth safest in the state. Hobart-Lawrence was No. 1. Muskego (ranked fifth) was the only other Waukesha County city in the top 10. To identify the safest cities, the council reviewed the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics, along with its own population data and internal research.
Excessive rainfall and thawing snow the week of Feb. 19 caused roadways and homes in many areas to be overrun with water. In the town of Oconomowoc, the department of public works focused on the roadways and helping residents all day — from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Feb. 20. The cleanup was ongoing Feb. 21. "It was a tough day," said highway superintendent Sam Salzman. "It was hard making progress.
It's no secret Wisconsin has a history with speedskating. The Pettit National Ice Center is home to the country's best long-track speed skaters, and the venue hosted the U.S. Olympic trials in January. What may be a little more buried in history is Oconomowoc's connection to Olympic speed skating. Speed skating made its Olympic debut at the 1924 Games in Chamonix, France, and four years later the U.S. trials came to Wisconsin.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".