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Hand-me-down dishes hold fond memories and family history lessons | By Ann Marie Craig

September 20, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – The tines are bent and uneven and the wood handles show more than a century of wear. They live in the far recesses of the silverware drawer and hardly see the light of day anymore, but I cannot bear to part

Hand-me-down dishes hold fond memories and family history lessons | By Ann Marie Craig

September 17, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – The tines are bent and uneven and the wood handles show more than a century of wear. They live in the far recesses of the silverware drawer and hardly see the light of day anymore, but I cannot bear to part

VIDEO | No injuries and minimal damage following fire call at Cedar Lake Health & Rehab Center

September 1, 2020 – Town of West Bend, WI – A bit of a panic at Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center, 5595 County Highway Z, in the Town of West Bend on Monday night as six fire departments responded to a call for a possible structure fire. The

VIDEO | No injuries and minimal damage following fire call at Cedar Lake Health & Rehab Center

August 31, 2020 – Town of West Bend, WI – A bit of a panic at Cedar Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center, 5595 County Highway Z, in the Town of West Bend on Monday night as six fire departments responded to a call for a possible structure fire. The

VIDEO | Trumptilla 2020 on Big Cedar Lake in Washington County | By Rich Zautcke

August 31, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – President Trump supporters had a boat regatta on Big Cedar Lake on Sunday, August 30, 2020.   There were about 100 boats that participated in the event.  Photos below courtesy Ron Naab.   Disclaimer: Opinions and letters published in https://www.washingtoncountyinsider.com

Obituary | Robert S Tennies, 73, of West Bend

July 20, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Robert S Tennies, 73, of West Bend passed away peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2020 at Froedtert West Bend Hospital. He was born May 10th, 1947 in Hartford, WI. Son of the late Alfred and Verabelle Tennies (Goetz).   Robert graduated Slinger

Man who drowned on Big Cedar Lake identified

July 6, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – An autopsy is being conducted today on the 50-year-old Wausau man who, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, accidentally drowned Friday, July 3 on Big Cedar Lake. According to WDEZ Radio in Wausau the man who drowned was Brett Lucht;

Sunday morning accident – car into home on Big Cedar Lake | By Washington County Sheriff

July 6, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – A rude awakening for a home owner on Big Cedar Lake on Sunday, July 5 as a vehicle crashed into the home at 3:44 a.m. According to Washington County Sheriff Martin Schulteis a 31-year-old Campbellsport woman was northbound on Highway 144

Drowning in Big Cedar Lake under investigation | By Sgt. K. Uhan

July 4, 2020 –  Town of West Bend, WI – On July 3, 2020, at 7:58pm, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a man who dove into Big Cedar Lake and had not surfaced. Big Cedar Lake PRD boat patrol responded along with Sheriff’s Deputies, and

Allenton and West Bend Intercept on W. Lake Drive for possible drowning

July 3, 2020 – West Bend, WI –  Emergency crews from Allenton Volunteer Fire Departmene and West Bend Intercept are on scene of a possible drowning on W. Lake Drive on the west side of Big Cedar Lake. The first call came in just after 8 p.m. Friday, July

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

Big Cedar Lake Protection & Rehab District meeting tonight, May 28

May 28, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – Big Cedar Lake Protection & Rehabilitation District is going to review its water-boat survey results this week.  A copy of the Thursday, May 28, 2020 agenda is below along with some survey responses from a Summer 2019 questionnaire.    

Water-Boat Survey results to be released this week by Big Cedar Lake Protection & Rehab District

May 27, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – Big Cedar Lake Protection & Rehabilitation District is going to review its water-boat survey results this week.  A copy of the Thursday, May 28, 2020 agenda is below along with some survey responses from a Summer 2019 questionnaire.    

Water-Boat Survey results to be released this week by Big Cedar Lake Protection & Rehab District

May 26, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – Big Cedar Lake Protection & Rehabilitation District is going to review its water-boat survey results this week.  A copy of the Thursday, May 28, 2020 agenda is below along with some survey responses from a Summer 2019 questionnaire.    

Young heroes rescue man who fell out of boat at Big Cedar Lake

May 15, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – It was an eventful day for four young men installing a dock on Big Cedar Lake on Friday afternoon. Nolan Kasten, 19, of West Bend is with Kasten Marine in Richfield.     “We were out on Big Cedar and

Big Cedar Lake PRD meeting starts 6:30 p.m. tonight, April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – Big Cedar Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District will hold a virtual meeting tonight, April 15, 2020 starting at 6:30 p.m. Neighbors can listen in by dialing the phone number below along with the access code 577417#.    

Flavored butters made with what’s on hand | By Ann Marie Craig

April 12, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – Make a pretty addition to any meal in simple steps that use ingredients already in your kitchen. Welcome to the Century Farmhouse Kitchen. Grab a cup of tea, put your feet up, and get a glimpse of the kitchen in

VIDEO | Stepping out to the Back 40 at Century Farmhouse | By Ann Marie Craig

March 24, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – Here at Century Farmhouse, as all around the globe, we are stepping back from our daily lives into new normal routines that are hopefully both short-lived and healthy.  Our preparations and worry about family and friends both near and far

VIDEO | Maple syrup season is underway at Cedar Community and across Washington County

March 3, 2020 – Town of West Bend, WI – Maple trees along Village Drive at Cedar Community on Highway Z were sporting bright blue plastic bags as temps were in the mid-40s and the sap was running. About 100 trees were tapped on Monday across Cedar Campus. “We’re

Thumbs up for clean hands | By Ann Marie Craig and Century Farmhouse Soap

March 2, 2020 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – For years we have been told the best way to avoid getting colds and flu is to thoroughly wash our hands. Now it seems almost daily we are reminded of the quick spread of COVID-19 and influenza, and that one