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Photo Gallery | Successful night at Shop with a Cop in West Bend

Dec. 7, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Wednesday night in West Bend it was Shop with a Cop at Meijer and police made quite an entrance with horns sounding and blueberries and cherries glowing in the dark night. The kids came in waves; a Christmas list in hand

VIDEO | Thanks for making Shop with a Cop a success

Dec. 7, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – It was a team effort Wednesday night as law enforcement from across Washington County worked together to share the Christmas spirit as local Police Officers and Sheriff’s Deputies donned red stocking hats and bearded smiles and helped fill Christmas wish lists

Winter street parking restrictions go into effect TONIGHT in Kewaskum, Hartford and West Bend

Dec. 1, 2017 – West Bend, WI –  Winter street parking restrictions go into effect tonight, Dec. 1 in West Bend, Kewaskum and Hartford. In Kewaskum, the winter parking restrictions go into effect Dec. 1. The note on the Village’s website reads: WINTER, NO PARKING: From December 1st to April

Letter to the Editor | Rick Gundrum is the most qualified candidate | By Don Kriefall

. Nov. 28, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – On December 19, the fine residents of the 58th District will go to the polls to vote to replace Bob Gannon, who tragically passed away on October 3. Of all the candidates, only one possesses the skills and conservative resume

Obit: Mary Grace Luedtke, of Kewaskum, became an angel at birth

Nov. 27, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Mary Grace Luedtke, of Kewaskum, became an angel at birth on November 24, 2017. Although the world never knew more than her tiny kicks within her mother, she was already deeply loved and cherished. Those Mary Grace leaves behind on Earth include

Obit: Grace Mueller, 74, of Kewaskum

  Nov. 27, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Grace M. Mueller, 74 of Kewaskum, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at her home. She was born on February 27, 1943 in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of the late George and Irene Hemin. Grace graduated from Bay View High School

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Nov. 23, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has a successful comedy routine that details ways to know if you’re a redneck. Some neighbors in Kewaskum came up with one-liners that are drawing a smile. “You know you are from Kewaskum.” Entries include: You call Fond du

Former Kewaskum School Board member Grace Mueller has died

  Nov. 22, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – It’s with a heavy heart to report the death of Grace Mueller, 73. Grace Mueller was well loved in the community and dedicated to students and their education. “She was on the Kewaskum Buildings and Grounds Committee with me and always

District Report Card 2016-17 summary for Hartford J1, West Bend, Slinger, Richfield, Erin Elementary, Germantown, and Kewaskum

      Nov. 21, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – The West Bend School District’s overall score on the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) yearly report card improved by nearly four points to reach 76.2 for the 2016-2017 school year—moving the district from a meets expectations accountability rating

Obit: Michael “Mike The Mailman” Smith, 67, of Kewaskum

  Nov. 17, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Michael “Mike The Mailman” Smith, 67, of Kewaskum was delivered to his heavenly home on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at The Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was born on October 21, 1950 to Desmond and Valeria (nee Koerble)

Dehumidifier sparks basement fire Monday morning on Fairview Drive in Town of Wayne

    Nov. 13, 2017 – Town of Wayne, WI – On Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 at approximately 11:21 a.m., the owner of a single family residence located in the 8500 block of Fairview Drive, Town of Wayne, contacted the Washington County Sheriff’s Office to report a dehumidifier in

Ski hills in Washington County open for business | By Ruth Marks

Nov. 11, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – The 2017-2018 Washington County ski and snowboarding season got off to a very early start with both area hills opening Saturday, Nov. 11. Little Switzerland in Slinger had nearly all front runs open, including the beginner hill and Sunburst in Kewaskum

VIDEO | Knights of Columbus in West Bend donate winter clothes to area schools

Nov. 11, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Members of the Knights of Columbus from West Bend surprised students at Fair Park Elementary School with socks, mittens and hats to help keep them warm during the winter. The Knights of Columbus made donations to six schools in West Bend

West Bend man takes down 20-pointer in Kewaskum

Nov. 9, 2017 – West Bend, WI – A heck of a morning for Mitch Knox of West Bend as he scored a 20-point buck with one shot today. Knox, 58, was hunting on private property just north of Highway 28 on Thursday morning. “It was just after 7:20

Obit: Roger C. Brace, 68, of Kewaskum

Nov. 4, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Roger C. Brace, 68, of Kewaskum, entered eternal life on Friday, November 3, 2017, at St. Joesph’s Hospital in West Bend with his family at his side. Roger was born on October 13, 1949, in West Bend, the son of the late

Obit: Eugene R. Backhaus, 83, of Kewaskum

Nov. 2, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Eugene R. Backhaus age 83 of Kewaskum died Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in the Town of Polk. He was born March 8, 1934 on the family farm in Dundee to Frank and Leona (nee Roehl) Backhaus. Gene served

Heads up – Winter street parking notices on tap

  Nov. 1, 2017 – West Bend, WI – As the weather turns chilly the city of West Bend has these orange notification cards on the counter at the clerk’s office. Winter parking restrictions go into effect in West Bend on Dec. 1. In Slinger, the winter parking restrictions

Gas prices in Washington County area on the rise | By Ruth Marks

Oct. 31, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Gas prices in the Washington County area appear to be on the rise. On Tuesday morning the price of a gallon of regular unleaded in Slinger is up from $2.45 to $2.54. Several stations in West Bend are up to $2.52

Obit: Roger J. Jacobs, 84, formerly of Kewaskum

  Oct. 30, 2017 – Kewaskum, wi – Roger J. Jacobs, 84, formerly of Kewaskum, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Roger was born on February 7, 1933, the son of the late Raymond and Veronica (Micke) Jacobs. Roger was born and raised in Hilbert. On February 13,

Halloween trick or treat hours for communities across Washington County

Oct. 29, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Halloween falls on a Tuesday this year; Oct. 31 but quite a few neighbors in Washington County are holding trick or treat on the weekend. In the Village of Jackson the Jackson Area Community Center will host Ghoul Gala on Sunday,

Halloween trick or treat hours for communities across Washington County

Oct. 28, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Halloween falls on a Tuesday this year; Oct. 31 but quite a few neighbors in Washington County are holding trick or treat on the weekend. Barton, West Bend and Trenton will have trick or treat Saturday, Oct. 28 from 4 p.m.

Halloween trick or treat hours for Washington County

Oct. 27, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Halloween falls on a Tuesday this year; Oct. 31 but quite a few neighbors in Washington County are holding trick or treat on the weekend. Barton, West Bend and Trenton will have trick or treat Saturday, Oct. 28 from 4 p.m.

VIDEO | House fire in Kewaskum | By Tom Brugger

Oct. 25, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Fire departments from Kewaskum, West Bend, Boltonville, Newburg and Kohlsville responded to a working structure fire just after 6 p.m.  Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 704 Moraine Court in the Village of Kewaskum. The fire reportedly started in the garage and then quickly

Multiple fire departments respond to house fire in Village of Kewaskum

  Oct. 25, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Around 6 p.m. The Kewaskum Fire Department requested MABAS BOX 18-1-1 to the “WORKING STILL” level for a working structure fire at 704 Moraine Court in the Village of Kewaskum.   Agencies responding to the request are from: West Bend Fire

Obit: Rose E. (nee Schmitt) Miller-Kuehl, 95, of Kewaskum

Oct. 24, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Rose E. (nee Schmitt) Miller-Kuehl, 95, of Kewaskum. Our dear mother Rose was reunited with our dad on Sunday, October 22, 2017. Rose was the middle child of Joseph and Catherine (German) Schmitt, born December 26, 1921 in St. Kilian. Rose and
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