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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

VIDEO | Danny Boy by The Jubilate Chorale at the Basilica at Holy Hill

Oct. 29, 2017 – Hubertus, WI – A brilliant concert Sunday afternoon at the Basilica at Holy Hill as  The Nordic Brass, the Hesternus Early Music Consort, and the Jubilate Chorale presented a collaborative concert. The pews were packed as the community enjoyed pieces like The Prayer, We Three

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

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

August 21, 2017 – Sun City, Arizona – 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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 9 p.m.

August 10, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Showers should pass shortly however the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m. for Washington, Ozaukee, Dodge, Fond du Lac, and Waukesha Counties. Tom Weiss from Kewaskum area is reporting “nickel-size hail falling 2.5 miles west

Man dies from injuries suffered in July motorcycle accident in Town of Erin

  August 7, 2017 – Village of Germantown, WI –  On July 17, 2017 a Village of Germantown man identified as Dante M Beal, 19, was involved in a serious injury accident while operating his motorcycle on STH 167/Holy Hill Road west of CTH CC in the Town of

Village of Germantown man critically injured in motorcycle crash

    July 17, 2017 – Village of Germantown, WI – A 19-year-old Village of Germantown man was critically injured in a single vehicle motorcycle accident that occurred on STH 167/Holy Hill Rd west of CTH CC in the Town of Erin. On July 17 at approximately 8:20 p.m.

Cause of blimp crash during U.S. Open released | By Bob Nelson

June 27, 2017 – Erin, WI – Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board have determined what caused an advertising blimp to crash at the U.S. Open near Hartford on June 15. According to the NTSB report the outer fabric of the blimp caught fire near some burners. The blimp

The Threshold, Inc. receives Founders’ Service Award from the West Bend Community Foundation

  June 23, 2017 – West Bend, WI – John Bloor, executive director of The Threshold, Inc., accepted the Founders’ Service Award presented this week by the West Bend Community Foundation. “This is a very nice surprise,” said Bloor. The West Bend Community Foundation looked at non-profit organizations in

Follow-up report on Washington Co. Sheriff investigation of Airsign aircraft crash

  June 20, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is confirming reports it investigated a complaint on June 15, 2017 in regard to the Airsign aircraft prior to the aircraft actually crashing. At 8:53 a.m. on that date, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office

Slinger Mom appreciates opportunity U.S. Open gave her son | By Ron Naab

 June 20, 2017 – Slinger, WI – Cindy Retzlaff of Slinger related an awesome story about the people working the U.S. Open this past week. Her son Matthew, a Slinger High School student with special needs, had been anxiously awaiting the U.S. Open at Erin Hills. The closer the

VIDEO | The U.S. Open is the place to be

June 17, 2017 – Town of Polk, WI – A steady stream of traffic early this morning at the Washington County Fair Park as golf fans piled into the RED lot to then take the free shuttle to the U.S. Open at Erin Hills. This is the third day

Complimentary water to be provided at U.S. Open

  June 16, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI – In light of the update from the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department about e-coli bacteria being found in drinking water at a hydration station at Erin Hills, the U.S. Open has released more information below. The update is from Janeen

Medical examiner called to Erin Hills

  June 16, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI –  UPDATE: U.S. Open Media Alert Spectator Update FAR HILLS, N.J. (June 16, 2017) –  Washington County Sheriff Dale Schmidt has informed the USGA that the deceased was a 94-year old male who has appeared to have died of natural causes.

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West Bend Golf Pro Mary Hafeman offers insight on the U.S. Open at Erin Hills

June 16, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The U.S. Open has generated wonderful images of Wisconsin and our passion for golf.  It’s been great to see the enthusiastic crowds on the course during practice rounds, the wonderful set up of the facilities and views of Holy Hill are

VIDEO | Birds-eye view of U.S. Open parking at the Washington Co. Fair Grounds

June 16, 2017 – Town of Polk, WI – There’s a sea of cars covering the Washington County Fair Park …. and organizers anticipate it’ll be even more crowded for the final rounds of the U.S. Open this weekend. The Fair Park was actually Plan B for the golf

E-coli bacteria found in drinking water sample at U.S. Open at Erin Hills

June 15, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI – E. coli bacteria has been found in drinking water samples collected from a hydration station at the U.S. Open in the Town of Erin.

117th U.S. Open Championship – Round 1 Post-Round Notes Players

 June 15, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI – Interesting stats from U.S. Open Championship – Round 1. 

Washington Co. Sheriff investigating blimp accident

  June 15, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the crash of an advertising blimp east of the 2017 U.S. Open Golf event grounds. A Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy at a security post reported seeing the lighter than air aircraft

Fans at U.S. Open express concern for those involved in blimp accident | By Jacob Moeller

                             Video on the big screen in the media tent at the U.S. Open June 15, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI – Today was the first day of tournament play for the U.S. Open, but

Letter to the Editor: Autographs stolen but memories remain | By Rob Hintz

  June 15, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI – Reporter Jacob Moeller wrote a nice article from the U.S. Open about Rob Hintz and the 100 autographs he collected during the practice rounds at Erin Hills. Turns out, that pin flag with all the signatures was stolen shortly

High praise for emergency team on site of blimp accident in Town of Erin

June 15, 2017 – Hartford, WI – A quick response from emergency crews in Washington County as the pilot of an AirSign blimp rode the vehicle to the ground as it crashed in flames about a half mile from Erin Hills and the U.S. Open. According to the USGA

Autograph seekers are par for the course at U.S. Open | By Jacob Moeller

June 15, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI – With all of the activity at Erin Hills this week, it’s a great time to pick up autographs from some of the top players in the world. Thousands of eager fans line the course for a shot at getting a

Weather alert at U.S. Open – small rain cell should pass & more storms possible this afternoon

  June 14, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI – Golf fans at the U.S. Open just received a Level 3 alert for severe weather. Paula Becker with RE/MAX United is a cub reporter at Erin Hills.   According to the National Weather Service there will be scattered showers ending

VIDEO | Come in and explore the Trophy Club at the U.S. Open

June 14, 2017 – Town of Erin, WI – The Trophy Club at the U.S. Open is like a posh hotel/restaurant dropped into the middle of a golf course. The Trophy Club does require a special ticket but it’s worth it for the comfortable surroundings including air conditioning, food
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