THE TOP TEN FRANKLIN STORIES OF 2017: The stories that didn’t make the cut

In no particular order:

The Oak Leaf Trail is expanding.

A fantastic Franklin business reaches new heights.

State Senator Dave Craig’s gun bill gets roundly criticized. Here’s one example.

State Representative Ken Skowronski’s gun bill.

New cell tower coming.

Franklin’s school superintendent Steve Patz retires.

Neighbors fear Franklin school development could endanger their lake.

Suppose Foxconn wanted to come to Franklin?

Franklin’s Independence Day Parade is nice, but…

Canadian scholars wouldn’t be happy with Kayla’s Playground, or my neighbors.

ALPRs: Catching crooks, or violating privacy?

Dogs at Kayla’s Playground? or Common sense takes a holiday in Franklin.

The Franklin/Muskego/Whitnall/Oak Creek gymnastics program won the Division 1 title for the sixth time in seven years.

Franklin baseball coach Jim Hughes won his 900th career game, then took the Sabers to the state tournament. Hughes has more wins than anyone else in state history.

Franklin’s all-everything, Max Alba surpassed the 1,000 point mark in his basketball career.

Alba was named the quarterback on the First Team of the 2017 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL-STATE FOOTBALL TEAM.  The Franklin senior completed 165 of 281 passes (58.7 percent) for 2,259 yards and 25 touchdowns with seven interceptions. He also ran for 321 yards and seven touchdowns. Alba has committed to play baseball at the University of North Carolina.

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