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VIDEO | Remodeling update at Wallace Lake Supper Club

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July 30, 2020 – Town of West Bend, WI – A unique opportunity this week as Kevin Zimmer provided a rooftop tour of Wallace Lake Supper Club. The former Walden – A Supper Club is undergoing a serious remodel / expansion. The colorful facade was unveiled as contractors pulled

VIDEO | Remodeling update at Wallace Lake Supper Club

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July 25, 2020 – Town of West Bend, WI – A unique opportunity this week as Kevin Zimmer provided a rooftop tour of Wallace Lake Supper Club. The former Walden – A Supper Club is undergoing a serious remodel / expansion. The colorful facade was unveiled as contractors pulled

After 27 years on Town of Barton board chairman Richard Bertram resigns

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July 18, 2020 – Town of Barton, WI – Town of Barton chairman Richard Bertram is resigning. During the Tuesday, July 21 meeting there will be a Resolution No. 2020 – 004 Commending Richard Bertram for his service as Town Chairman. “My wife turned 70 and retired and I’m

Executive Director of Miller Park District says Department of Revenue to request Miller Park Surplus be returned

July 12, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – On Friday, July 10 a story posted on WashingtonCountyInsider.com about how the “Wisconsin Department of Revenue overpaid the Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District $4.3 million. The district executive director asked to return the money and the Department of Revenue told

Washington Co. Executive calls on Department of Revenue to request Miller Park Surplus be returned

July 10, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – It was 1996 when taxpayers in Washington County joined Milwaukee County, Ozaukee, Waukesha, and Racine counties in paying 0.1% sales tax to the Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District. The sales tax would help pay for the construction of Miller Park.

After 27 years on Town of Barton board chairman Richard Bertram resigns

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June 22, 2020 – Town of Barton, WI – Town of Barton chairman Richard Bertram is resigning. “My wife turned 70 and retired and I’m 72,” he said. “After eight years on the County Board and 27 years on the town board I can let somebody younger than me

Remember Mallard Coach Corp. in Barton and West Bend

June 22, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Working on a magazine story with Jim and Marty Burch from Big Cedar Bluegrass and Jim mentioned his dad worked for Mallard Coach Corp. in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Below is a bit about the locally-owned company that used

2020 annual Amazing Ride for Alzheimer’s tour announced

June 21, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – It is Father’s Day, my dad’s birthday and the first year he is not with us having passed July 18, 2019.   I have been asked the past few weeks where my annual bicycle tour will be this year and I

VIDEO | Doc Ogi’s Vet Clinic in Kewaskum warns of high tick population

Washington Co., WI – Wisconsinites say there are two seasons – winter and construction. Well, we can now add tick season to the list. “We’ve been pulling off a lot of engorged deer ticks from dogs since late February,” said Dr. Megan Theisen with Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic. “If people

VIDEO | Doc Ogi’s Vet Clinic in Kewaskum warns of high tick population

April 15, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Wisconsinites say there are two seasons – winter and construction. Well, we can now add tick season to the list. “We’ve been pulling off a lot of engorged deer ticks from dogs since late February,” said Dr. Megan Theisen with Kewaskum

Polls open at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, April 7 in Washington County

April 6, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – It is the Spring Election on Tuesday, April 7 and polls open at 7 a.m. across Washington County..           Click HERE if you have questions about where your polling place is located.   There are quite a

West Bend alderman candidate forum for Dist. 3 and Dist. 7

West Bend, WI – Rebroadcast of candidate forum at West Bend City Hall. Candidates included Brett Berquist and Mary Ann Rzeszutek vying for Dist. 3 alderman and Oscar Estrada and Justice Madl vying for Dist. 7 alderman in the April 7 Spring Election. Dist. 3 – Brett Berquist –

Letter to the Editor | Vote Oscar Estrada for West Bend District 7 alderman | By Tyler McMurray

April 1, 2020 – West Bend, WI – I recently became aware that a trusted colleague and dear friend, Oscar Estrada, is running for Alderman in District 7.  I feel that it is my civic duty to endorse Oscar for this critical role for several reasons. Oscar and I

Letter to the Editor | Vote Justice Madl for District 7 alderman | By Mark Brunner

April 1, 2020 – West Bend, WI – There are two men running for alderman to represent District 7 in West Bend in the April 7 election.   Disclaimer: Opinions and letters published in http://www.washingtoncountyinsider.com are not necessarily the views of the Editor, or Publisher. The http://www.washingtoncountyinsider.com reserves the

The Bottom Line – a poem about the old Otten’s Food Store in Barton | By Janie Ripple-Kreis

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

Letter to the Editor | Vote Oscar Estrada Dist. 7 alderman in West Bend | By Oscar Estrada

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

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of candidate forum for Dist. 3 and Dist. 7 alderman in West Bend

March 30, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Rebroadcast of candidate forum at West Bend City Hall. Candidates were for Dist. 3 alderman and Dist. 7 alderman in West Bend vying for April 7 Spring Election. Dist. 3 – Brett Berquist – Went to UWWC, 25 years in Military

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of West Bend alderman candidate forum for Dist. 3 and Dist. 7

West Bend, WI – Rebroadcast of candidate forum at West Bend City Hall. Candidates included Brett Berquist and Mary Ann Rzeszutek vying for Dist. 3 alderman and Oscar Estrada and Justice Madl vying for Dist. 7 alderman in the April 7 Spring Election. Dist. 3 – Brett Berquist –

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of Washington County Executive candidate debate

Washington Co., WI – Rebroadcast of Washington County Executive candidate forum at West Bend City Hall. Candidates included Adam Gitter and Joshua Schoemann. Their names will be on the ballot in the April 7 Spring Election. Adam Gitter – Currently economic development manager. Served Army for 8 years as

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of West Bend alderman candidate forum for Dist. 3 and Dist. 7

West Bend, WI – Rebroadcast of candidate forum at West Bend City Hall. Candidates included Brett Berquist and Mary Ann Rzeszutek vying for Dist. 3 alderman and Oscar Estrada and Justice Madl vying for Dist. 7 alderman in the April 7 Spring Election. Dist. 3 – Brett Berquist –

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of West Bend alderman candidate forum for Dist. 3 and Dist. 7

West Bend, WI – Rebroadcast of candidate forum at West Bend City Hall. Candidates included Brett Berquist and Mary Ann Rzeszutek vying for Dist. 3 alderman and Oscar Estrada and Justice Madl vying for Dist. 7 alderman in the April 7 Spring Election. Remember the City of West Bend

Expansion planned for Wallace Lake Supper Club

March 17, 2020 – Town of Trenton, WI – There are a couple of noticeable changes take place on the shores of Wallace Lake as Amy and Kevin Zimmer work to update the former Walden – A Supper Club.  The couple purchased the Supper Club on Feb. 7, 2020. One

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of West Bend alderman candidate forum for Dist. 3 and Dist. 7

West Bend, WI – Rebroadcast of candidate forum at West Bend City Hall. Candidates included Brett Berquist and Mary Ann Rzeszutek vying for Dist. 3 alderman and Oscar Estrada and Justice Madl vying for Dist. 7 alderman in the April 7 Spring Election. Dist. 3 – Brett Berquist –

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of Washington County Executive candidate debate

Washington Co., WI – Rebroadcast of Washington County Executive candidate forum at West Bend City Hall. Candidates included Adam Gitter and Joshua Schoemann. Their names will be on the ballot in the April 7 Spring Election. Adam Gitter – Currently economic development manager. Served Army for 8 years as