Washington County Insider Archive

UW-WC turns in fantastic performance and advances to WCC Final Four | Stephen Murphy

  Feb. 18, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – The UW-Washington County Wildcats men’s basketball team continued its 2017-2018 miracle season advancing to the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference Final Four with a 91-72 home victory over a very tough and talented team from UW-Fox Valley. With both his family and his high school coach, Kyle

VIDEO | This is what I’m thankful for ….. Brought to you by Interfaith Caregivers of Washington County | By Alex Dunkley

  Feb. 18, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Welcome to a new Sunday series as neighbors across Washington County take a moment to give thanks for something in their lives that affected them this past week. Kari and Rollie have become a great team at Interfaith Caregivers of Washington County

Update on 21-year-old West Bend man hospitalized with flu

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  Feb. 17, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Since the original post two days ago about Josh Petty of West Bend and his battle with flu-like symptoms at Froedtert Medical College of Wisconsin  in Milwaukee, there’s been requests for an update. Below is the latest on Josh’s condition from

Police confirm shots fired in West Bend

Feb. 17, 2018 – West Bend, WI – West Bend police confirm shots were fired early Saturday morning, Feb. 17, 2018 in the parking lot at 1307 S Main Street. Police said the incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. in the parking lot outside the Taco Bell on S. Main. Police

West Bend West beat Port Washington 48-37 at Port Washington | By Rachael Yerges

Fri. 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The West Bend West Spartans picked up a win on the road over Port Washington 48 – 37.    

Obit: Gerald “Jerry” A. Butz, 84, in West Bend

Feb. 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Gerald “Jerry” A. Butz, 84, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend, surrounded by family. He was born on June 25, 1933 in St. Cloud, WI to Frank and Amanda (nee Holzman) Butz.

Bob Pick Jr. has died

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Feb. 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – A piece of West Bend died on Friday night, Feb. 16, as word came out of Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee that Bob Pick Jr. passed away. Pick entered the hospital on Tuesday, Feb. 13 after being found unconscious; he declined thereafter.

Obit: Marilou Chapman (nee Williams) 93, of West Bend

Feb. 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Marilou Chapman (nee Williams) 93, of West Bend passed peacefully into eternal life on February 14, 2018 at The Cottages of Cedar Community in West Bend, Wisconsin. She was born Marilou Illa Williams in Winfield, Kansas on April 24, 1924, to

Former Long Branch Saloon in Barton sold to Boro Buzdum

Feb. 16, 2018 – Barton, WI – The former Long Branch Saloon in Barton has been sold. The property, 1800 Barton Avenue, was listed through Re/Max United and Paula Becker. It was initially priced at $184,500 and eventually dropped to $139,000. The parcel sold Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 to

Washington County Sheriff notice of release of Registered Sex Offender Eric A. Moffatt

  Feb. 16, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to WI Statute 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when, in the discretion of the agency, the release of information

Washington Co. Sheriff notifies neighbors about release of Registered Sex Offender Justin Rathke

Feb. 16, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to WI Statute 301.46(2m) which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release when, in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will

VIDEO | Badger Masonry & Fireplace Supply is at the 2018 Builders Association Show at Washington County Fair Park

  Feb. 16, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Badger Masonry & Fireplace Supply is one of 50 vendors on hand at the Builders Association Show at Washington County Fair Park. There are gas fireplaces on display along with stone samples. You’ll find Badger Masonry & Fireplace Supply in

Eaton’s Pizza coming to West Bend

    Feb. 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – It looks like Eaton’s Pizza will be returning to West Bend. The franchise owner in Fond du Lac posted today that a new pizza place would be opening soon in West Bend. Neighbors who have lived in the community

Obit: Eleanor Gertrude Mergener, 91, of Richfield

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Feb. 16, 2018 – Richfield, WI – Eleanor G. Mergener (nee Schulteis) “Ellie” passed away Tuesday February 6, 2018 at the age of 91 years. She was born on March 18, 1926 on the family farmstead in Richfield to Albert and Clara (nee Hennes) Schulteis. On June 18, 1949, she

Washington Co. Fair Park to name road after 4-H advocate, fair manager, and home economist Joyce Albrecht

Feb. 16, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The Washington County Fair Park will be naming one of its roads after longtime fair manager Joyce Albrecht. Albrecht was heavily involved in the County Fair before and after her retirement. “It was the decision of the Ag and Industrial Society

The Trial of Freddy “the Fish” is coming to the History Center of Washington County

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      Feb. 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The Trial of Freddy “The Fish” is coming to the History Center of Washington County. This is an interactive 1942 Courtroom Mystery centered around the trial of fictional gangster Freddy “the Fish.” WHEN: February 17, 2018  – Matinee

Please add Bob Pick Jr. to your prayer chain

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  Feb. 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – A special request today for neighbors in West Bend and across Washington County to please add Bob Pick Jr. to your prayer chain. Bob is currently under a doctor’s care at a Milwaukee-area hospital.   Bob is part of the

VIDEO | Personal tour inside the Walgreens demolition

  Feb. 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Got a hold of one of the contractors in charge of demolition of the old Walgreens, 806 S. Main Street, in West Bend.  Dale Cich is the equipment operator of the crane on site. “We’ll get all the rough structure

Two notable West Benders have died

Feb. 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Word is spreading across the community regarding the deaths of two notable neighbors as Jerry Butz and Marilou Chapman have died. Jerry Butz owned the Clothes Clinic Dry Cleaning. He started the business with his brother Gordon in 1961. Jerry Butz

County Highway K Road project

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Feb. 16, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Washington County is planning to reconstruct a 2.6-mile section of CTH K, from State Trunk Highway (STH) 83 to Interstate 41. The project is located in the Towns of Addison and Hartford. The project will improve the poor condition of the

Letter to the Editor | Vote Mary Weigand for West Bend School Board | By Carol Heger

  Feb. 16, 2018 – Washington Co., WI –  This is a reminder to West Bend residents to vote for school board candidates on Tuesday Feb. 20.  This is a primary that will choose the field of candidates that will appear on the ballot for school board in April.

Slinger School District accepting 4K and 5K registration

      Slinger, WI – The School District of Slinger is now accepting new-to-school registrations for  4 year old and 5-year-old kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year. Online registration is available at www.slinger.k12.wi.us under the link “new student registration.” For those without internet access, please call your child’s

Obit: Charles F. “Chuck” Meyer III, 64, of Kewaskum

Feb. 15, 2018 – Kewaskum, WI – Charles F. “Chuck” Meyer III, 64, of Kewaskum, passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.   Chuck was born on November 18, 1953, in Milwaukee, the son of Charles F. Meyer Jr. and Rosemarie E. Baier. On September 23, 1989, he was

Obit: Dorothy C. Hoelz, nee Heppe, 91, of West Bend

  Feb. 15, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Dorothy C. Hoelz, nee Heppe of West Bend died on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Ivy Manor at the age of 91 years.  She was born on September 19, 1926 in the Town of Jackson to the late Arthur and
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