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Key fob found at GERMANfest – looking for owner to step forward

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  Oct. 2, 2017 – West Bend, WI –  A remote control car key fob was turned in to the Information table during Germanfest. No one has called about it and Germanfest organizers would like to return it to the owner. To claim the key fob, the owner will

Habitat for Humanity reports successful GERMANfest!

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Sept. 21, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – As the fall colors begin to sweep across Washington County this year’s GERMANfest is already fading in the rear-view mirror.  However organizers of the August event have some great news. “We raised $70,000 net,” said GERMANfest’s Lisa Johnson. “We could not

 Sheepshead Tournament winner at GERMANfest

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August 29, 2017 – West Bend, WI – There was some hardcore Sheepshead played during GERMANfest over the weekend and according to Sharon Stier the “results changed following the very last round.”   Here are the winners: Thursday High Score:  Ruth Hicken from Adell, 22 points Friday High Score: 

VIDEO | Thanks for supporting GERMANfest

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August 27, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Thanks to everyone who attended this year’s GERMANfest brought to you by Habitat for Humanity Dodge and Washington Counties. The volunteers were great and the bands were awesome. Looking forward to 2018.  

Letter to the Editor | A note of thanks from Herb Tennies

August 27, 2017 – West Bend, WI – On Friday at GERMANfest Herb Tennies received the Hometown Hero Award from Jerry Beine and Modern Woodman. Herb responded with a nice note of ‘Thanks.’ I’d like to thank Mr. And Mrs. Beine and the Modern Woodmen for presenting me with

VIDEO | Thanks Habitat for Humanity Dodge and Washington Counties

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August 27, 2017 – West Bend, WI – An awesome night on the dance floor at GERMANfest at The Playlist helped West Bend celebrate! Come out today for a final polka or two with a Bavarian beer chaser!  

VIDEO | Rock at GERMANfest tonight in West Bend

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August 26, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend’s annual GERMANfest is this weekend and it’s not going to be just about Polka this year. On Saturday night check out WAMI award winner The Playlist (Formerly Rabid Aardvarks)  which covers today’s pop and country hits. Come enjoy music, dancing, boots

West Bend Class of 1952 to hold 65th reunion today at GERMANfest | By Carol Roecker

August 26, 2017 –  West Bend, WI – The West Bend High School Class of 1952 will be celebrating its 65th reunion on August 26, 2017 at West Bend’s Germanfest.  Members of the class decided this would be an excellent place to hold this year’s reunion.   Not only do

VIDEO | Rock at GERMANfest tonight in West Bend

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August 26, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend’s annual GERMANfest is this weekend and it’s not going to be just about Polka this year. On Saturday night check out WAMI award winner The Playlist (Formerly Rabid Aardvarks)  which covers today’s pop and country hits. Come enjoy music, dancing, boots

VIDEO | Hometown Hero Award presented at GERMANfest

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August 25, 2017 – West Bend, WI – A surprise presentation at GERMANfest on Friday afternoon as Jerry Beine from Modern Woodmen presented Herb Tennies with the Hometown Hero Award. Beine praised Tennies for his 50 years of service to Washington County, his dedication to Germanfest and its volunteers

Sneak peek at the special Germanfest dessert

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August 24, 2017 – West Bend, WI – We got a sneak peek at some of the specialty desserts made by Hankerson’s Bakery for this year’s GERMANfest and it appears there’s no skimping on chocolate. Some of the specialty tortes include: There will also be Black Forest cake, cream

VIDEO | Rock at GERMANfest on Thursday and Saturday in West Bend

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August 23, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend’s annual GERMANfest is just around the corner, August 24 – 27 and it’s not going to be just about Polka this year. Starting Thursday the Eddie Butts Band will play  from 5 – 8 p.m. followed by Rebel Grace until 11

History of West Bend Germanfest: Decadent desserts

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  August 23, 2017 – West Bend, WI – “Essen und Trinken halten Leib und Seel zusammen” is an old German saying which means, “Food and drink keep body and soul together.” Nowhere is that saying more appropriate than in the sugary vista of selections in the dessert tent

A bit of history on how Germanfest got its start in WB

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August 22, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The city of West Bend has always held fast to a strong German tradition and 32 years ago neighbors turned out to raise a toast to Gemütlichkeit. On Aug. 30, 1986 local businessman Herb Tennies, his family and a handful of

West Bend Class of 1952 to hold 65th reunion on Saturday at GERMANfest | By Carol Roecker

August 22, 2017 –  West Bend, WI – The West Bend High School Class of 1952 will be celebrating its 65th reunion on August 26, 2017 at West Bend’s Germanfest.  Members of the class decided this would be an excellent place to hold this year’s reunion.   Not only do

VIDEO | Rock at GERMANfest on Thursday and Saturday in West Bend

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August 21, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend’s annual GERMANfest is just around the corner, August 24 – 27 and it’s not going to be just about Polka this year. Starting Thursday the Eddie Butts Band will play  from 5 – 8 p.m. followed by Rebel Grace until 11

German and American beers on tap at GERMANfest – August 24 – 27

August 20, 2017 – West Bend, WI – There will be plenty of German-style beers on tap at this year’s GERMANfest in West Bend, August 24 – 27, but some American beers from micro breweries will be available as well. Local beer connoisseur Craig Walker provided a look at

VIDEO | Wurst dancing contest to return to GERMANfest

August 18, 2017 – West Bend, WI – This is absolutely the wurst dance video ever. Seriously… don’t waste your time but it you do it will be

West Bend Class of 1952 to hold 65th reunion at GERMANfest | By Carol Roecker

 West Bend, WI – The West Bend High School Class of 1952 will be celebrating its 65th reunion on August 26, 2017 at West Bend’s Germanfest.  Members of the class decided this would be an excellent place to hold this year’s reunion.   Not only do we get to meet

VIDEO | Rock at GERMANfest on Thursday and Saturday in West Bend

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August 16, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend’s annual GERMANfest is just around the corner, August 24 – 27 and it’s not going to be just about Polka this year. Starting Thursday the Eddie Butts Band will play  from 5 – 8 p.m. followed by Rebel Grace until 11

VIDEO | Rock at GERMANfest on Thursday and Saturday in West Bend

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August 14, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend’s annual GERMANfest is just around the corner, August 24 – 27 and it’s not going to be just about Polka this year. Starting Thursday the Eddie Butts Band will play  from 5 – 8 p.m. followed by Rebel Grace until 11

West Bend Class of 1952 to hold 65th reunion at GERMANfest | By Carol Roecker

  August 11, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The West Bend High School Class of 1952 will be celebrating its 65th reunion on August 26, 2017 at West Bend’s Germanfest.  Members of the class decided this would be an excellent place to hold this year’s reunion.   Not only

German and American beers on tap at GERMANfest – August 24 – 27

August 10, 2017 – West Bend, WI – There will be plenty of German-style beers on tap at this year’s GERMANfest in West Bend, August 24 – 27, but some American beers from micro breweries will be available as well. Local beer connoisseur Craig Walker provided a look at

VIDEO | Rock at GERMANfest on Thursday and Saturday in West Bend

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August 9, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend’s annual GERMANfest is just around the corner, August 24 – 27 and it’s not going to be just about Polka this year. Starting Thursday the Eddie Butts Band will play  from 5 – 8 p.m. followed by Rebel Grace until 11
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