Ozaukee County Insider

Stay alert! Turtle crossing season in Washington County

April 21, 2017 – Washington Co., WI –  Tis the season for turtles crossing the road and motorists in Washington County are being reminded to stay alert. The Washington County Parks Department said turtles are “searching for nesting sites” and “if you see them on the roads safely transport

Pileated woodpecker spotted at Riveredge Nature Center in Newburg

April 18, 2017 – Newburg, WI – Take a look a the pileated woodpecker that few into Riveredge Nature Center today. The photo was posted on the Riveredge’s Twitter account.   It was in August last year when a similar looking big bird was spotted in the lot south of

Emergency Services Responders attend a unique seminar. By Ron Naab

April 18, 2017 – West Bend, WI – This month 160 emergency services personnel from 45 agencies attended a very special seminar at the West Bend Mutual Insurance Prairie Center. The featured speaker was Gordon Graham a retired member of the California Highway Patrol and a world-wide expert in

24th annual Wisconsin Antique Power Reunion is July 15 – 16


Winners of the Modern Woodmen Speech Contest at Holy Trinity

April 13, 2017 – Hartford, WI – Students from Deanery (District) 6 of the Archdiocese from Washington County/Ozaukee County including St. Kilian School, St. Gabriel, St. Frances Cabrini, Holy Trinity and Random Lake Middle School participated in the Modern Woodmen Speech Contest at Holy Trinity on Wednesday. The winners are

VIDEO: West Bend man’s proposal for dead deer pickup

  April 12, 2017 – Town of Polk, WI – During this week’s annual DNR spring hearing at the Washington County Fair Park a resolution was proposed regarding dead deer pickup. The issue is becoming a rather hot topic since budget cuts have limited large animal carcass removal. J.R.

DNR Spring Fish and Wildlife Public Hearing tonight at Washington County Fair Park

April 10, 2017 – Town of Polk, WI – There’s expected to be a large turnout tonight at the Washington County Fair Park for the annual DNR Spring Fish and Wildlife Public Hearing and The Wisconsin Conservation Congress Annual Spring County Conservation meeting. According to the DNR there will be

Prayers requested for local family

April 6, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – A simple request that you take a moment today to keep a family in the community in your prayers as their loved one goes through the final stages of ALS.  Thanks in advance for your support.    

Looks like gas prices on the rise in Washington County

April 6, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – If you have a chance to fill up today you may want to take advantage of it as it appears gas prices are making a quick jump.  Over the past two days motorists across Washington County have seen a gallon of

Weather advisory issued for Washington County, surrounding areas. Hazardous driving conditions to develop.

April 4, 2017 – Washington, Co., WI – The National Weather Service has issued the following weather advisory: A wintry mix of rain and snow will spread rapidly across southern Wisconsin Wednesday morning. The mix may change to all wet snow for a period. The snow may come down

Submit your rainfall totals from across Washington County

March 27, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Wet weather appears to be in the forecast for much of Slinger, Kewaskum, West Bend and Washington County again today.  How much measurable rain did you get over the weekend? Submit your rainfall total below. The accuweather forecast indicates Monday temps

Couple from Hansen’s Piggly Wiggly married for 70 years and die 12 days apart

  March 26, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The couple that started Hansen’s Piggly Wiggle has died.  Doris Ansay met Jack Hansen during WWII. They were working together at the Wisconsin Chair Factory. The war ended, the couple married and settled in Saukville. Jack was a traveling salesman

Wisconsin Antique Power Reunion continues to insure safety throughout the agriculture communities of Washington & Ozaukee Counties. By Christopher Blank

March 19, 2017 – Allenton, WI – The annual tractor certification testing was held at the Allenton Town Hall this month. The course is a part of a weekend series through the UW-Extension service. Completion of the course and its activities allows young adults, at least 12 years of

Obit: Doris Ansay Hansen of West Bend. Doris and her husband operated several Piggly Wiggly Grocery stores in Washington and Ozaukee County under the family name.

March 15, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Doris Ansay Hansen, a longtime resident of West Bend and member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, passed away on Friday March 10, 2017 at the Lighthouse Senior Living Center Where she has been a resident with her husband, Jack for

George Roberts at Pheasants Forever Chapter 680 (Washington & Ozaukee Counties) wins Polaris Habitat Stewardship Award

 Left to right: Ryan Theis (Cedar Creek Motorsports employee), George Roberts and Mike Cleereman (Cedar Creek Motorsports employee) March 14, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – On behalf of Polaris Industries, the staff at Cedar Creek Motorsports in Cedarburg presented the national Polaris 2016-2017 Polaris Habitat Stewardship Award to

VIDEO | A quiet March snowfall in West Bend. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 1 p.m. Tuesday.

March 12, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 1 p.m. Tuesday for Washington County as well as Ozaukee, Dodge and Fond du Lac Counties. Washington County Sheriff said roads are snow covered as of 10 p.m. 
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