July 4, 2019 – West Bend, WI – The sun is shining on the chairs lined up along Wagner Lane and Kenny Drive, and excitement thrums through the late morning air. Red, white, and blue are the predominant colors against the greens of trees and grass and the bright spots
June 19, 2019 – West Bend, WI – The annual Kiwanis Duck Derby is just around the corner, is your duck ready? Take a look at this 2017 entry from Gabe. His grandfather, Al Moehr, was a Kiwanis member who sold hundreds of ducks at Toucan Custard. This is
Police Department It has been a fairly quiet week. If an abandoned vehicle isn’t claimed by the lien holder by Friday afternoon, it will be considered forfeited and eligible for public sale. The Sig Sauer firearms company delivered replacement pistols, due to a potential trigger safety issue. A qualification
July 3, 2018 – Washington County, WI – The President of the United States has proclaimed that the flag of the United States be flown at half-staff nationwide until sunset on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, as a mark of respect for the victims of the shooting in Annapolis, Maryland. In
June 7, 2018 – Town of Calumet – On Wednesday evening, June 6, authorities received a report of a plane that appeared to be in distress in Lake Winnebago off the shore near Velvet Beach Road in the Town of Calumet. The plane was taking on water and was
April 18, 2018 – President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff immediately until sunset on Saturday, April 21 in honor of former First Lady Barbara Bush. THE WHITE HOUSE… Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DEATH OF BARBARA BUSH
Dec. 22, 2017 – Washington Co., WI -This week an invasive and inappropriate “survey” was given to minor schoolchildren in an 8th grade English class at Badger Middle School. The so-called “Privilege Survey” asked questions such as “I have never tried to hide my sexuality.” “I have never been
July 22, 2017 – Richfield, WI – The Richfield Historical Society is hosting its 9th annual Richfield Art at the Mill on Saturday, July 22, 2017, 9 am to 4 pm, at the Richfield Nature/Historical Park located at 1896 State Rd 164. Richfield Art at the Mill is a
July 18, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Joseph Andrew Hignite of West Bend found peace on Tuesday, July 11th. Joseph was born on April 28, 1999, to David and Jane Hignite (nee Schiller) and loving brothers and best friends Steven and Michael.
July 17, 2017 – West Bend – On Tuesday, July 18, the River City Irregulars will hold a band concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Washington County Veterans’ Memorial Plaza, corner of Fifth Avenue and Poplar Street in West Bend. Enjoy a summer evening performance of the
July 17, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Joseph Andrew Hignite of West Bend found peace on Tuesday, July 11th. Joseph was born on April 28, 1999, to David and Jane Hignite (nee Schiller) and loving brothers and best friends Steven and Michael.
July 16, 2017 – West Bend – On Tuesday, July 18, the River City Irregulars will hold a band concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Washington County Veterans’ Memorial Plaza, corner of 5th Ave and Poplar, West Bend. Enjoy a summer evening performance of the West Bend Community
July 15, 2017 – West Bend – The Dirty Ninja Mud Run slated for this morning saw over 1200 registrants from the ages of 4 to 14 as of 8:30 a.m. Participants crawled, climbed and ran through the muck on what turned out to be the perfect day for
Police Department -The Green Bay youth who vandalized the concession/kitchen building in Jackson Park was cited for the vandalism. The total, with restitution, was over $500. -Every three years, a representative from the Wisconsin DOJ checks to see that officers have properly logged use of the holding cell and
Around the Bend July 15, 2017 By Judy Steffes Historic downtown West Bend Theater sold to nonprofit The downtown West Bend Theater has been sold.
July 14, 2017 – West Bend – Joseph Andrew Hignite of West Bend found peace on Tuesday, July 11. Joseph was born on April 28, 1999, to David and Jane Hignite (nee Schiller) and loving brothers and best friends Steven and Michael.
July 14, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The downtown West Bend Theater has been sold. According to JSonline: A plan to restore a historic theater in downtown West Bend is taking a step forward with the sale of the building to a nonprofit group. Historic West Bend Theatre
July 14, 2017 – Germantown, WI – Germantown Police Department Lieutenant Jeff Gonzalez (photo, left) graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia on June 7, 2017.
Jackson, WI – Registration for boy’s baseball tryouts for the J-Hawks is now under way. The tryouts will be held at the Jackson Town Hall from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates: U9/U10: Thursday, July 27 and Wednesday, August 2 U11: Wednesday, july 12 and Wednesday,
July 14, 2017 – Hartford, WI – Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has charged a Hartford therapist as part of a national health care fraud takedown.
West Bend, WI – Tonight, July 14, the West Bend Moose Lodge, 1721 Chestnut Street, will be hosting “Drive thru Fish and Fries” along with their usual delicious Brat Fry from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
July 13, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Ruth Ann Bruesch (nee Duenkel) age 93 of West Bend died Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the Waterford of West Bend.
July 13, 2017 – Madison, WI – Yesterday afternoon, Representative Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum, photo, left) attended Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty’s (WILL) policy brief and video premier of “Wisconsin’s No Growth Zone – The Impact of the Clean Air Act on Sheboygan County.” The video was produced in conjunction with the Sheboygan Chamber of
July 13, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Over the last few decades, the cost of living has outpaced the growth of household income. As a result, many local families are borrowing heavily and making hard decisions just to make ends meet.
July 13, 2017 – Washington County, WI – Enjoy a Saturday morning hike along the Ice Age Trail with an experienced volunteer hiking guide from the Ice Age Trail Alliance-Washington/Ozaukee Chapter on Saturday, July 15 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.
July 12, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Marjorie “Marge” Ruth Wendt (nee Braker), age 90, passed away peacefully Tuesday July 11, 2017 at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend. She was born on July 10, 1927 to Arnold and Elsie (nee Feldhusen) Braker. Marjorie graduated from the Methodist
July 12, 2017 – Washington County, WI – Washington County Treasurer, Jane Merten, would like to remind taxpayers that their postponed/second installment 2016 property taxes are due on or before July 31, 2017.
July 12, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – The Kewaskum Indian’s sectional game against Germantown has been moved to the Cedarburg High school due to Germantown’s field conditions. Game time still 5:30.