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Final day for Fat Boy BBQ in Slinger

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Today is Fat Boy BBQ’s final day of daily service for a food truck on Highway 60 in Slinger. Owner/Pit Master Steve Wenger is expecting big crowds, so he made double of everything today. Stop by early as he doesn’t expect it to last until his normal 6 p.m.

First look inside the expanded St. Peter Church in Slinger

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  The St. Peter Parish Restoration Tours of the church started Thursday evening. Tours continue Friday evening and Saturday morning. Tour reservations for 25 people are scheduled 30 minutes apart. The tours are the only opportunity to see the church expansion project until the parishioners return, hopefully on Christmas

Thursday Farmers’ Markets in Kewaskum and Campbellsport

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Area Farmers’ Markets on Thursdays are the Kewaskum Market from 8 a.m.- noon in the Village parking lot behind the Annex Building and the Campbellsport Market is from 1 p.m. -5 p.m.  At Kewaskum Farmers’ Market, Brandan Schuetz and Larry Fideler were busy selling watermelons to a local day

List of area Farmers’ Markets in Washington County

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There’s a variety of Farmers’ Markets across Washington County. Chime in if we’ve missed one.. Allenton: Tuesday 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the corner of Highway 33 and Weis Street. West Bend VFW: Wednesday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at 260 Sand Drive, which is just

Farmers’ Market in Allenton sees change of season

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The change of season is becoming evident in regards to the produce available at the Allenton Farmers’ Market. Ray Schmidt had Milton apples and potatoes. John Schwendi was able to add winter squash to his large variety of vegetables, red ripe tomatoes, green peppers, solid cucumbers, potatoes, and alien-like

Rave reviews for the new Polanco Mexican Restaurant

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  Washington County Insider got a sneak peek of the new Polanco Mexican Restaurant & Cantina which opened in the Dove Plaza in Slinger. Owner Tony Herrera has 25 years in the restaurant industry, including at Johnny Manhattan’s.   This is his first time he’s going out on his own.

Slinger police question mysterious character

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A mysterious character was spotted hanging around Slinger this week. Employees of nearby businesses did not know who left him or why, but said he had been there possibly since Sunday. Slinger Police and the Village Building Inspector have been made aware of the situation, so his continued presence

Successful Farm Day at Slinger Community Library

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Lots of eager children were waiting for Farm Day to start at the  Slinger Community Library, including many children from local day cares.  Emmett the sheep and Leo the goat arrived accompanied by Graeme and Art from Glacier Rock Farms. Vanessa Taylir, Library Director, kept Leo out of trouble and

Local gas prices vary $2.09 to $2.25 a gallon

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Gas stations across Washington County have held prices steady for the past week but motorists are starting to see a jump at the pump. Most stations in West Bend Slinger and Kewaskum have a gallon of regular unleaded at $2.15, while Hartford prices are at $2.14. A few Jackson

Farmers’ Market in Slinger is underway

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  The Slinger Farmers Market opened on Saturday for the first time this year. It may be tiny, but it’s open both Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. to give you ample chance to get there.   The market will be open every weekend until the

Busy Tuesday for Allenton Farmers’ Market

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Business was pretty steady at the Allenton Farmers market Tuesday afternoon. John Schwendi was able to add corn to the veggies for sale. He said many crops are a bit slower due to the heat and lack of rain, while the growing season for others came to an abrupt

Gas prices falling in the Washington Co. area

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  Gas prices continue to drop in the Washington County area.   Some of the stations on West Washington Street in West Bend, and most Slinger stations saw the price of a gallon of unleaded fall to $2.19 by this evening.   Stations in Jackson are down to $2.17,

New Mexican restaurant coming to Slinger

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Changes are coming to Dove Plaza on Highway 60 in Slinger.     Progress is being made on the new building for O’Reilly Auto Parts.            And a new restaurant, Polanco Mexican Restaurant and Cantina, will be moving into the space formerly occupied by Sophia’s

Richfield’s Hannah Mrozak is red hot at Lakeshore’s Rising Stars competition

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On Wednesday, July 27, Slinger High School Class of 2016 honors graduate, Hannah Mrozak or Richfield will be spending the evening of her 18th birthday singing in the Lakeshore’s Rising Stars competition taking place in Manitowoc at the Capitol Civic Centre.   Mrozak is one of six remaining singers

Photo gallery from weekly Allenton Farmers’ Market

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  The Allenton Farmers Market had friendly group of familiar faces with a variety of items Tuesday evening. The Wisconsin Meat Company made a return trip and was again grilling up their fantastic brats with kraut and Italian sausages in marinara. John Schwendi had a big assortment of veggies

Gas prices dropping across Washington Co.

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  A bit of relief at the pump across Washington County as motorists are seeing a slight drop in prices. For the past few weeks since the July 4 holiday prices for a gallon of regular unleaded have climbed as high as $2.35 in the area. We recently saw

Big crowds enjoy Hartford Maxwell Street Day

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  While the south end of Hartford’s Main Street is under construction the north end, from Sumner Street to State Street,  is bustling with Maxwell Street Day activities.   Just north of Sumner Street, U.S. Army recruiters set up a climbing wall.   The Hartford Chamber of Commerce is

Cozy group of vendors at Allenton Farmers’ Market

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A variety of local businesses were flashing their wares at Tuesday’s Farmers’ Market in Allenton.   Renae from Biggie & Bubba’s had jams, salsa, chicken and turkey eggs.   Schwendi’s had a variety of veggies and herbs.   It was Wisconsin Meat Company’s first time at the market.  

Gas Prices Going Down, Down, Down

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Most gas prices dropped further this weekend. All Slinger stations were at $2.31, most West Bend stations dropped to $2.35 with a few still at $2.39. The K-stop just over the Dodge County line was at $2.27.

Gas prices drop across the county

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This afternoon the Shell station on West Washington in West Bend, the Tri-Par in Slinger & Addison Station dropped their prices.

Delta Defense Making Construction Progress

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Construction continues on new national headquarters for Delta Defense/US Concealed Carry Association on Corporate Center Drive.

West Bend Walmart Gets Remodel

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If you’ve been inside the West Bend Walmart, 1515 West Paradise, you’ve noticed work being done on the floors adjacent to the grocery area and other wide-open spaces, especially in the center of the store.  The store co-manager said nothing had been done to update the store since it

Construction Crew Adds Patriotism to Project

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Construction on the new 7,000-square-foot Kwik Trip gas station and convenience store on Silverbrook Drive just north of Paradise Drive continues to progress. The crew added a touch of patriotism as Old Glory flew high above the equipment today.

Consumer Relief Continues At Gas Pump

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This morning Kwik Trip in Slinger dropped prices, and the BP & Tri-Par on Hwy 60 in Slinger followed suit. Other area gas stations remain at last week’s prices.

‘For Sale’ signs on Fleet Farm property-mystery solved

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There was some scuttlebutt recently about ‘For Sale’ signs seen on property owned by Mills Fleet Farm on the corner of Highway 33 and County Road Z. That property was acquired by the new owners of Fleet Farm,  New York-based investment firm KKR. In a story posted in May

Remembering Orlando Victims: Vigil Held in West Bend

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It was in the mid 80s this evening when a solemn group held lit candles to honor the victims in the Orlando Pulse shooting as the names were read off.

Heavy rains drop over 1″ in Washington Cty

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Almost 1-1/8 inch of rainfall this morning from west of Big Cedar Lake on top of the Great Divide                    

Continued Relief At Gas Pumps

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Local gas prices dropped again with Fleet N Farm and Addison Station leading the way @ $2.42 & $2.41 respectively on Saturday morning. By Sunday afternoon all the West Washington West Bend stations followed suit along with just a few others. About half the West Bend stations remained at
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