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Submit your rainfall totals from across Washington County

March 30, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – There were scattered lines of storms that passed through Washington County on Sunday and throughout the evening. Now the National Weather Service says the rain is in our rear-view mirror as we head into a new week.  Feel free to chime

VIDEO | Stepping out to the Back 40 at Century Farmhouse | By Ann Marie Craig

March 24, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – Here at Century Farmhouse, as all around the globe, we are stepping back from our daily lives into new normal routines that are hopefully both short-lived and healthy.  Our preparations and worry about family and friends both near and far

VIDEO | Maple syrup season is underway at Cedar Community and across Washington County

March 3, 2020 – Town of West Bend, WI – Maple trees along Village Drive at Cedar Community on Highway Z were sporting bright blue plastic bags as temps were in the mid-40s and the sap was running. About 100 trees were tapped on Monday across Cedar Campus. “We’re

Thumbs up for clean hands | By Ann Marie Craig and Century Farmhouse Soap

March 2, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – For years we have been told the best way to avoid getting colds and flu is to thoroughly wash our hands. Now it seems almost daily we are reminded of the quick spread of COVID-19 and influenza, and that one

The story of how I began making soap | By Ann Marie Craig

February 23, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – My grandmother – the grandmother who lived in this pretty log farmhouse – was a soap maker, probably because she had to be. A farm woman was frugal, and with animal fats readily available it was a given that she

The story of how I began making soap | By Ann Marie Craig

February 23, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – My grandmother – the grandmother who lived in this pretty log farmhouse – was a soap maker, probably because she had to be. A farm woman was frugal, and with animal fats readily available it was a given that she

The story of how I began making soap | By Ann Marie Craig

February 23, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – My grandmother – the grandmother who lived in this pretty log farmhouse – was a soap maker, probably because she had to be. A farm woman was frugal, and with animal fats readily available it was a given that she

The story of how I began making soap | By Ann Marie Craig

February 23, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – My grandmother – the grandmother who lived in this pretty log farmhouse – was a soap maker, probably because she had to be. A farm woman was frugal, and with animal fats readily available it was a given that she

The story of how I began making soap | By Ann Marie Craig

February 23, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – My grandmother – the grandmother who lived in this pretty log farmhouse – was a soap maker, probably because she had to be. A farm woman was frugal, and with animal fats readily available it was a given that she

The story of how I began making soap | By Ann Marie Craig

February 23, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – My grandmother – the grandmother who lived in this pretty log farmhouse – was a soap maker, probably because she had to be. A farm woman was frugal, and with animal fats readily available it was a given that she

The story of how I began making soap | By Ann Marie Craig

February 23, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – My grandmother – the grandmother who lived in this pretty log farmhouse – was a soap maker, probably because she had to be. A farm woman was frugal, and with animal fats readily available it was a given that she

The story of how I began making soap | By Ann Marie Craig

February 23, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – My grandmother – the grandmother who lived in this pretty log farmhouse – was a soap maker, probably because she had to be. A farm woman was frugal, and with animal fats readily available it was a given that she

Open house January 9, 2020 for property owners in Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain

Washington Co., WI  – Washington County is hosting an open house for property owners on new floodplain mapping changes coming for the Cedar Creek/ Cedar Lake area.    There are over 2,255 parcels within the Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain.  Of these, approximately 78% will see a net decrease in the

Open house January 9, 2020 for property owners in Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain

Washington Co., WI  – Washington County is hosting an open house for property owners on new floodplain mapping changes coming for the Cedar Creek/ Cedar Lake area.    There are over 2,255 parcels within the Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain.  Of these, approximately 78% will see a net decrease in the

Open house January 9, 2020 for property owners in Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain

Washington Co., WI  – Washington County is hosting an open house for property owners on new floodplain mapping changes coming for the Cedar Creek/ Cedar Lake area.    There are over 2,255 parcels within the Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain.  Of these, approximately 78% will see a net decrease in the

Open house January 9, 2020 for property owners in Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain

Washington Co., WI  – Washington County is hosting an open house for property owners on new floodplain mapping changes coming for the Cedar Creek/ Cedar Lake area.    There are over 2,255 parcels within the Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain.  Of these, approximately 78% will see a net decrease in the

Watering the Christmas Tree with a Plastic Pipette and Other Christmas Adventures | By Ann Marie Craig

December 29, 2019 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – Life in a vintage log cabin is never dull – especially at Christmas time. Life in this tiny log Farmhouse is never dull, and at Christmastime it can be downright entertaining. Take, for example, the mouse that was indeed stirring

Open house January 9, 2020 for property owners in Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain

Washington Co., WI  – Washington County is hosting an open house for property owners on new floodplain mapping changes coming for the Cedar Creek/ Cedar Lake area.    There are over 2,255 parcels within the Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain.  Of these, approximately 78% will see a net decrease in the

Open house January 9, 2020 for property owners in Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain

Washington Co., WI  – Washington County is hosting an open house for property owners on new floodplain mapping changes coming for the Cedar Creek/ Cedar Lake area.    There are over 2,255 parcels within the Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain.  Of these, approximately 78% will see a net decrease in the

Rosemary Butter Sandwich Cookies with Orange Blossom Water Buttercream Filling | By Ann Marie Craig

Washington Co., WI – Rosemary is the perfect foil for the sweet buttercream. Mmmmm. Wouldn’t you love these on your Holiday cookie plate? Christmas is coming, and at Century Farmhouse that used to mean baking a lot of cookies: gingerbread, sugar cookies, pinwheels, shortbreads, snow-on-the-mountains, and pfeffernuss, but we

Open house January 9, 2020 for property owners in Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain

Washington Co., WI  – Washington County is hosting an open house for property owners on new floodplain mapping changes coming for the Cedar Creek/ Cedar Lake area.    There are over 2,255 parcels within the Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain.  Of these, approximately 78% will see a net decrease in the

Rosemary Butter Sandwich Cookies with Orange Blossom Water Buttercream Filling | By Ann Marie Craig

Washington Co., WI – Rosemary is the perfect foil for the sweet buttercream. Mmmmm. Wouldn’t you love these on your Holiday cookie plate? Christmas is coming, and at Century Farmhouse that used to mean baking a lot of cookies: gingerbread, sugar cookies, pinwheels, shortbreads, snow-on-the-mountains, and pfeffernuss, but we

Open house January 9, 2020 for property owners in Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain

December 18, 2019 – Washington Co., WI  – Washington County is hosting an open house for property owners on new floodplain mapping changes coming for the Cedar Creek/ Cedar Lake area.    There are over 2,255 parcels within the Cedar Creek/Cedar Lake floodplain.  Of these, approximately 78% will see a

Rosemary Butter Sandwich Cookies with Orange Blossom Water Buttercream Filling | By Ann Marie Craig

Washington Co., WI – Rosemary is the perfect foil for the sweet buttercream. Mmmmm. Wouldn’t you love these on your Holiday cookie plate? Christmas is coming, and at Century Farmhouse that used to mean baking a lot of cookies: gingerbread, sugar cookies, pinwheels, shortbreads, snow-on-the-mountains, and pfeffernuss, but we

Submit your rainfall totals from across Washington County

October 3, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Wet weather moved through Slinger, Kewaskum, West Bend and much of Washington County again last night. How much measurable rain did you get? Submit your rainfall total below. Today’s forecast is cloudy, windy and a high of 65.

Submit your rainfall totals from across Washington County

October 1, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Before the second wave of storms hits please share your local rainfall totals from today.   Photo courtesy heraldscotland.com

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of the annual PRD meeting, Aug. 28, 2019, at Town of West Bend Town Hall

August 28, 2019 – Town of West Bend, WI – There was a huge turnout Wednesday night at the Town of West Bend Town Hall for the annual Protection & Rehabilitation District (PRD) meeting. A video of the meeting is below. Some of the highlights: the 2019-2020 annual budget

A little history on Century Farmhouse | By Ann Marie Craig

August 4, 2019 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – Century Farmhouse is a real place.   In 1885, my great-grandparents, Charles (Carl) and Anna Wagner, purchased a farm and hand-built log home on property in Washington County, Wisconsin. The area was not yet known as West Bend, although that

Obituary | Edward G. “Porky” Bergmann, 81, of Big Cedar Lake

July 29, 2019 – Slinger, WI – Edward G. “Porky” Bergmann, 81, of Big Cedar Lake, former resident of Slinger, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Froedtert Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls, surrounded by his loving family. Porky was born on April 20, 1938, in West Bend, the

Timmer’s on Big Cedar Lake – 1953 Folk Art by Beryl Timmer

July 7, 2019 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – In October 2014 a hand-painted mural by Beryl Timmer was rehung at Timmer’s Resort. The mural depicts some of the common items around the property on Big Cedar Lake that Beryl treasured. Below is the original article that ran in
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