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VIDEO | The seats have arrived at the Kettle Moraine Playhouse in Slinger

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Sept. 23, 2017 – Slinger, WI – They sold the event as a “flash mob” of sorts as volunteers gathered outside the Kettle Moraine Playhouse to unload a truck full of new theater seats. “Well…. they’re new to us,” said Playhouse facilities director Lyle Krueger. The green cushioned theater

Letter to the Editor: Open Letter to the Municipalities of Washington County | By Joshua Schoemann

Sept. 23, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – On behalf of the Executive Committee of the County Board of Washington County, an Open Letter to the Municipalities of Washington County. Dear Partners and Neighbors: We have received numerous copies of the resolution circulating amongst many of your Boards/Councils, respectfully

Obit: Larry Ray Toraason, 65, of Slinger

Sept. 19, 2017 – Slinger, WI – Larry battled leukemia for just over a year, staying his ever hopeful and positive self, finding strength in his friends and family. Larry passed away at Aurora VNA Zilber Family Hospice in Milwaukee on Sept 17, 2017. Larry was born in Whitehall,

Washington County Trail Sharks compete at Nordic Mountain | By Julie Willmas

Sept. 18, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – This weekend the Washington County Mountain Bike Team went to Nordic Mountain for its second race of the season. The pre-ride on Saturday started with hot temps and Sunday, race day, started with rain, which delayed the races. The weather turned

Slinger varsity football turns game around to pull out victory over West Bend East | By Ron Naab

Sept. 16, 2017 – Slinger, WI – The Slinger Owls and West Bend East Suns football teams faced off this week with the Owls winning 2 out of 3 games. On Thursday, West Bend East JV2 [formerly known as the freshman] team traveled to Slinger to play a very

Area gas prices appear to be dropping following the Labor Day jump | By Ruth Marks

Sept. 14, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Gas prices in Washington County are finally starting to decline. A few stations in West Bend, Jackson and Slinger were down to $2.49 for a gallon of regular unleaded. A couple weeks ago during the Labor Day holiday and at the

Washington County mountain bike team turns in strong performance | By Julie Willmas

Sept. 11, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The high school / middle school mountain bike season started July 1 and the Wisconsin mountain bikers have been training hard. Today was their first race and they did awesome.  The weather was perfect for the riders and fans.  The race was

Letter to the Editor | Thanks for the generous donations to Slinger Knights of Columbus | By Bob Kuenzi

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  Sept. 9, 2017 – Slinger, WI – The Slinger Knights of Columbus Council #12588 would like to thank the generous fans, drivers, crews, and owners of the Slinger Speedway. This past Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3, was the 13th Annual Tootsie Roll Drive, for people with intellectual disabilities.

Coaches vs. Cancer game at Slinger H.S. was closely played | By Ron Naab

Sept. 8, 2017 – Slinger, WI –  For the seventh year, Slinger High School and Hartford Union High School faced off against each other in the Coaches Versus Cancer game.  This year the traveling trophy was rededicated. Originally the traveling trophy was named the Wilkinson Trophy in honor of

Slinger/Hartford football teams kick off during Coaches versus Cancer weekend | By Ron Naab

Sept. 8, 2017 – Slinger, WI – The Slinger High School junior varsity football team hosted the Hartford Union High School Orioles on Thursday evening.  The game was a kick off to the annual Coaches Versus Cancer weekend which raises funds for cancer research. The scoring started with Slinger’s

VIDEO | Benefit today for Rides & Reins

West Bend, WI – The Town of Polk says Rides & Reins Therapeutic Riding Center on Arthur Road needs to have a handicap accessible bathroom. There’s a fundraiser starting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7 as Texas Roadhouse, 800 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend, will donate 10%

Obit: Louise M. Leavitt (nee Kenyon), 66, of Slinger

Sept. 6, 2017 – Slinger, WI – Louise M. Leavitt (nee Kenyon) of Slinger, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Aurora Medical Center at the age of 66. Louise was born on April 2, 1951 to Thomas and Maria (nee Dinklage) Kenyon in Chorley Lancashire England.  She

VIDEO | Thursday, Sept. 7 benefit for Rides & Reins in West Bend

West Bend, WI – The Town of Polk says Rides & Reins Therapeutic Riding Center on Arthur Road needs to have a handicap accessible bathroom. There’s a fundraiser starting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7 as Texas Roadhouse, 800 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend, will donate 10%

VIDEO | Thursday, Sept. 7 benefit for Rides & Reins in West Bend

West Bend, WI – The Town of Polk says Rides & Reins Therapeutic Riding Center on Arthur Road needs to have a handicap accessible bathroom. There’s a fundraiser starting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7 as Texas Roadhouse, 800 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend, will donate 10%

Obit: David G. Degeler, 67, of Slinger

Sept. 4, 2017 – Slinger, WI – David G. Degeler, 67, passed away peacefully, after a year battle with pancreatic cancer, on Friday September 1, 2017 at his home is Slinger with his sister by his side.  He was born on July 1, 1950 to Lyle and Anita (nee

VIDEO | Thursday, Sept. 7 benefit for Rides & Reins in West Bend

West Bend, WI – The Town of Polk says Rides & Reins Therapeutic Riding Center on Arthur Road needs to have a handicap accessible bathroom. There’s a fundraiser starting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7 as Texas Roadhouse, 800 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend, will donate 10%

Record high score as Slinger H.S. downs Cedarburg | By Ron Naab

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  Sept. 3, 2017 –  Cedarburg, WI –  Friday night’s football game was truly an offensive battle between the hosts, Cedarburg Bulldogs and Slinger Owls. The evening started with a very impressive presentation of colors by the Cedarburg American Legion Color Guard. With a minute and half into the game

VIDEO | Thursday, Sept. 7 benefit for Rides & Reins in West Bend

West Bend, WI – The Town of Polk says Rides & Reins Therapeutic Riding Center on Arthur Road needs to have a handicap accessible bathroom. There’s a fundraiser starting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7 as Texas Roadhouse, 800 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend, will donate 10%

Slinger wrestling team receives prestigious award | By Ron Naab

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  August 29, 2017 – Slinger, WI – The Slinger High School boys wrestling team was recognized prior to the start of the Owl’s varsity football game last week as it received the WIAA/Rural Mutual Insurance Sportsmanship Award. Every team that participates in a WIAA State Tournament is eligible.

Slinger JV football scores a solid win over Monona Grove | By Ron Naab

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August 24, 2017 – Slinger, WI – The Slinger JV football team went home victorious in a non-conference match up against Monona Grove Silver Eagles, 28 – 21. Scoring highlights: It was a rough start for both teams in the first quarter as Slinger committed two turnovers and Monona

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for the positive local news | By Clarence and Shirley Schwartz

August 21, 2017 – Sun City, Arizona – WashingtonCountyInsider.com web page and Facenook posts are a breath of fresh air from our home town. We have retired to Arizona and look forward to the local stories. The stories are positive feel good stories about local folks and businesses. Thank-you
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