March 30, 2020 – Barton, WI – The story about the old Otten Food Store in Barton ran in February 2018 during a series about some of the corner grocery stores in the West Bend area. The piece below was submitted by Janie Ripple-Kreis. To go along with your
March 30, 2020 – West Bend, WI – My name is Oscar Estrada, I am a native of Chicago and have lived here in West Bend, district 7 for the last 11 years. My wife and I have been married for 23 years and have two girls a 17-year-old
March 16, 2020 – Barton, WI – I recently learned that Oscar Estrada is running for District 7 Alderman in West Bend and I am endorsing him for this seat, and this is why. I worked with Oscar as his Coordinator (Executive Assistant) for several years. Oscar was the
March 12, 2020 – Barton, WI – Concerned Residents of Alderman District 7 West Bend I have spent my entire life growing up in West Bend and have spent 52 wonderful years calling this community my home. My dad was a small business owner in West Bend for over
February 26, 2020 – Barton, WI – Nobody was injured following a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning, Feb. 26, 2020 in Barton. Submitted video shows cleanup underway after a traffic light was leveled in the accident at Main Street and Highway 144. West Bend Police said the accident happened
October 2, 2019 – Barton, WI – Deloris I. Abel, 86, of the town of Barton, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in the town of Polk. Deloris was born on July 3, 1933 the daughter of the late Arthur and Ida (nee Rummel) Utech.
September 22, 2019 – Barton, WI – It was the culmination of a lot of hard work as Jeff Slais and his team in Barton finally raised the flag and dedicated the new Firefighters Memorial Bluff. The park on N. Main Street honors Barton and West Bend’s bravest –
September 20, 2019 – Barton, WI – A two-story brick home that once served as the rectory to St. Mary’s Parish in Barton was razed Friday afternoon. The home, 317 River Drive, was originally constructed in 1860. Neighbors said the pink sand brick is a pretty rare commodity. The
June 6, 2019 – Barton, WI – The former Long Branch Saloon in Barton is for sale…. again. Adam Williquette, Broker and Owner of American Commercial Real Estate, listed the property this week for $425,000. The parcel, 1800 Barton Avenue, last sold Feb. 9, 2018 to Boro Buzdum for
Feb. 7, 2019 – Barton, WI – The former Tri-Manor, 1937 N. Main Street, in West Bend has been sold. The property was owned by James R. Schulz. It was built in 1949 and had an addition in 1983. According to records at City Hall the property
Dec. 28, 2018 – Barton, WI – Moonlighting Bar & Grill, 326 Commerce Street, reopens today in Barton. Eddie Daniel has leased the building with an option to purchase. Daniel also owns Eddie’s Lake House, 7138 State Road 144 N, and the Washington House Pub, 228 N. Sixth Ave. in West
Dec. 22, 2018 – Barton, WI – It was November 12, 2018 when the story was posted at WashingtonCountyInsider.com that Moonlighting Bar & Grill in Barton had closed. The property was listed for sale with broker/owner Adam Williquette of American Commercial Real Estate in West Bend. Today Williquette confirmed
Dec. 19, 2018 – Barton, WI – A happy 108th birthday to Clara Moll of Barton. “I have no pain,” said Moll as she did laps with her walker up and down the hall and making a sweeping turn through the kitchen. ”I’m not going to be
Dec. 17, 2018 – Barton, WI – It was November 12, 2018 when the story was posted at WashingtonCountyInsider.com that Moonlighting Bar & Grill in Barton had closed. The property was listed for sale with broker/owner Adam Williquette of American Commercial Real Estate in West Bend. Today Williquette confirmed
Dec. 3, 2018 – Barton, WI – One item on Monday night’s Licensing Committee agenda involves Joseph J. Stefanko and consideration for his Original Class B Combination License. Stefanko owns the Moonlighting property, 326 Commerce Street, in West Bend. It was Nov. 12, 2018 when word spread that the tavern/restaurant
Nov. 12, 2018 – Barton, WI – Moonlighting, 326 Commerce Street, in Barton has been listed for sale with broker/owner Adam Williquette of American Commercial Real Estate in West Bend. The tavern/restaurant was founded in 1995 and has been a popular restaurant in the Barton area ever since.
Sept. 27, 2018 – Barton, WI – A lively meeting of the Barton Historical Society this week. Eileen Eckert led an informative session on the history of the brewing industry in West Bend and Barton. She talked about how local farmers helped by providing the hops and grain. Several
August 27, 2018 – Barton, WI – A special Mass of Dedication for the new altar at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Parish in Barton was held Sunday. Bishop James Schuerman was on hand to oversee the anointing of the altar. “The Altar is
August 26, 2018 – Barton, WI – There will be a special Mass and altar dedication Sunday, Aug. 26 at St. Mary’s Parish in Barton. It’s the culmination of the remodel and the consecration of the altar. Special guest will be Bishop Schuerman. The Mass will be at 9:30 a.m.
August 24, 2018 – Barton, WI – There will be a special Mass and altar dedication Sunday, Aug. 26 at St. Mary’s Parish in Barton. It’s the culmination of the remodel and the consecration of the altar. Special guest will be Bishop Schuerman. The Mass will be at 9:30 a.m.
August 13, 2018 – Barton, WI – The extensive interior remodel of St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Parish in Barton is near completion. The remodel began in March as crews gutted the interior of the church. An ongoing fundraiser had its sights set on collecting $375,000 to pay
Dec. 26, 2017 – Town of Barton, WI – On Christmas Day at 12:46 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s responded to a home fire in the 3200 block of Lighthouse Lane in the Town of Barton. The occupant indicated she was home when she smelled smoke and located
Dec. 21, 2017 – Barton, WI – How often can you say that you sang the “Happy Birthday song” to someone who turned 107 years old. This week in a cozy farmhouse in Barton, Clara Moll celebrated her 107th birthday. She was born in 1910, right after the coffee
Sept. 19, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Allen J. “Whitey” Rick, 89, of West Bend, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at the Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Association Hospital in Milwaukee. Whitey was born on July 19, 1928, in Barton, the son of the late Allen and
Sept. 12, 2017 – Barton, WI – A bit of a face lift for the old firehouse in Barton as the building from 1931 gets a new paint job. Some neighbors were concerned whether the Build, Boost & Buy Barton ad will return to the side of the building,