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I get by with a little help from….an interpreter

July 3, 2017 – Delft, Netherlands, – The Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s continues in the Netherlands as Judy Steffes meets up with Polish kayakers. Judy decides to take the watery plunge with the help of an interpreter. Read more here at imthebikewriter.blogspot.com

Kewaskum hosts annual fireworks display tonight

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July 3, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Tonight is the annual fireworks display in Kewaskum at Riverhill Park. People have been able to lay a tarp on the hill (Riverhill Park) and reserve their spot since 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 1.  Today, July 3, concessions will open 4:30-5 PM. 

The Spirit Ride is rolling through town

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July 3, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The very professionals who earn a living from highway accidents are now taking to the streets to promote highway safety and help safeguard the lives of fellow first responders. The American Towman Spirit Ride will relay a colorful, ceremonial casket by tow

City of Hartford responds to complaints over illegally placed signs

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July 3, 2017 – Hartford, WI – The City of Hartford has begun taking a more direct approach to the growing problem of illegally placed signs within City owned properties or city right-of-way.  Starting last week, city staff started pulling or moving signs which were illegally placed within the right-of-way

City of West Bend garbage/recycling schedule for July 4 holiday

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July 3, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Due to the Fourth of July Holiday, the City of West Bend Public Works office and Organic Drop-off site will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

Majeski nets first Slinger win in Alto Sham 75

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July 3, 2017 – Slinger, WI – The one asphalt racetrack in the state of Wisconsin that Ty Majeski had yet to win at was the Slinger Speedway until Sunday night when the Seymour, Wisconsin driver notched his first victory in the 75-lap super late model main event.

Get ready for local fireworks and 4th of July parade

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July 3, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Tuesday, the annual 4th of July parade kicks off at 9:30 a.m. in West Bend with the parade route as follows (same route as last year): The lineup will take place on Main Street in front of Badger Middle School. The

Obit.: Darlin J. Jacobs, 84, of Barrington, IL (formerly of Kewaskum)

July 3, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Darlin J. Jacobs, 84, of Barrington, Illinois, passed away on June 30, 2017, at her home. Darlin was born on January 4, 1933, in Green Bay, the daughter of the late Frederick Reese and Ovella (Toebe). Darlin was a member of St. Lucas

Germantown motorcycle accident yields non-life threatening injuries

July 1, 2017- The Germantown Fire Department responded to a motorcycle accident on Pilgrim Road at Crossway Church. One patient was transported with non-life threatening injuries.  

On to Delft and original hand-painted pottery

July 2, 2017 – Delft, Netherlands – Judy Steffes biked from Monster to Delft where she witnessed the painting of original Delft pottery and more unusual pieces as well as attending a Mass in a Dutch church. Read more about today’s ride at imthebikewriter.blogspot.com

Germantown rollover leaves 1 in critical condition

July 2, 2017 – Germantown, WI – On Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 10:40 am the Germantown Fire Department (GFD) and Police Departments were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover accident on southbound Interstate 41 south of Holly Hill Road. Upon arrival units found a vehicle rollover on its roof,

Judith A. “Judy” DeWeerdt, 78, of West Bend

July 2, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Judith A. “Judy” DeWeerdt, 78, of West Bend, passed away on June 27, 2017, at Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center in West Bend. Judy was born on October 12, 1938, in Manitowoc, the daughter of the late Donald and Ruby (Wainright)

A very special derby duck…

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July 2, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The annual Kiwanis Duck Derby is just around the corner, is your duck ready? Take a look at this early entry from Gabe. His grandfather, Al Moehr, was a Kiwanis member who sold hundreds of ducks at Toucan Custard. This is

Shuttle Service available to Summerfest attendees

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July 1, 2017 – Washington County, WI – Enjoy Summerfest without the hassle of driving. Park your car for FREE then ride the GO Riteway shuttle to Summerfest from Washington County.

Get ready for local fireworks and 4th of July parade

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July 1, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Tuesday, the annual 4th of July parade kicks off at 9:30 a.m. in West Bend with the parade route as follows (same route as last year): The lineup will take place on Main Street in front of Badger Middle School. The

Area Catholic churches to hold 4th of July Mass

June 28, 2017 – West Bend, WI – On Tuesday, July 4, two area Catholic churches will holding Mass services. St. Frances Cabrini, 1025 S. 7th Avenue, will have an 8 a.m. service and Holy Angels, 138 N. 8th Avenue, will have mass at 7 a.m. There will be

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Check out the Farmer’s Market in Downtown West Bend tomorrow morning

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June 30, 2017 – West Bend, WI – One of the best Farmers Markets in the area. Over 70 vendors, 3 live music areas and great downtown shops!

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Check out the headliners at the Washington County Fair; get tickets today

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June 30, 2017 – Washington County, WI – Tickets for all three days are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.wcfairpark.com or at the Fair Park Office Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Kewaskum ball games cancelled Thursday; next game this morning

June 30, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – The Kewaskum JV2 game on Thursday, June 29 was cancelled due to poor field conditions.  The next game is Friday, June 30 at Germantown at 9:30 am.    

Asphalt pavement repairs, overlays work to start in West Bend

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June 29, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The City of West Bend states the following locations will be periodically closed to through traffic beginning Monday, July 10, 2017 until approximately late August for street resurfacing:

West Bend Noon Rotary Club names Lora Buck as Paul Harris Fellow

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June 30, 2017 – West Bend, WI – On Thursday, Lora Buck was nominated for her service with the West Bend Noon Rotary and named a Paul Harris Fellow. Outgoing club president Kellie Boone will be replaced by Amy Salberg who takes office as the new Rotary president on July

Obit: Patricia Y. (Keup) Gagnon, 78, of Horicon

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June 30, 2017 – Horicon, WI – Patricia Y. Gagnon (nee Keup), 78, of Horicon found peace on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Crossroads Care Center, Mayville. She was born on March 17, 1939 to the late Lester and Hazel (nee Sannes) Keup in Kewaunee, WI. On March 15, 1958,

Obit: Shirley Jahnke, 83, of Hartford

June 30, 2017 – Hartford, WI – Shirley M. Jahnke (nee Behnke), age 87 years of Hartford, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Majestic Heights.
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