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Timmer’s on Big Cedar Lake – 1953 Folk Art by Beryl Timmer

July 7, 2019 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – In October 2014 a hand-painted mural by Beryl Timmer was rehung at Timmer’s Resort. The mural depicts some of the common items around the property on Big Cedar Lake that Beryl treasured. Below is the original article that ran in

Child drowns in Big Cedar Lake | By Washington County Sheriff

July 4, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – On July 4, 2019, at 2:05pm, Washington County Deputies along with Lifestar Rescue and Slinger Fire Department were dispatched to an address in the 4900 block of Birchwood Road, in the Township of West Bend, for a report of 2-year-old male child

Century Farmhouse Notes: A Neighborhood Parade Celebrates the 4th! | By Ann Marie Craig

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

Submit your rainfall totals from across Washington County

June 25, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Wet weather passed through West Bend and all of Washington County on Monday. The wet roads created a dicey racing situation for the America’s Dairyland Tour.  How much measurable rain did you get? Submit your rainfall total below. Photo courtesy heraldscotland.com

Submit your rainfall totals from across Washington County

June 13, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Wet weather Passed through Slinger, Kewaskum, West Bend and all of Washington County last night.  How much measurable rain did you get? Submit your rainfall total below.  

Stay alert! Turtle crossing season in Washington County

June 3, 2019 – Washington Co., WI –  Watch out for turtles. Had my first rescue of the season Sunday. Maybe he’s totally got this all figured out but I just felt the need to lend a hand and get him back to some form of safety.   Motorists

Submit your rainfall totals from across Washington County

May 22, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Wet weather Passed through Slinger, Kewaskum, West Bend and Washington County last night.  How much measurable rain did you get? Submit your rainfall total below.  

Making peat pots for Mother’s Day | By Ann Marie Craig at Century Farmhouse

May 8, 2019 – Big Cedar Lake, WI –  In just an hour or so, you can create unique and inexpensive packaging for a small gift, perfect for the little treat you’re giving Mom this Mother’s Day. With a little supervision, this is a fun project for kids as

The Sunday Project – A springtime wreath from the Century Farmhouse woods | By Ann Marie Craig

April 21, 2019 – Big Cedar Lake, WI –  A pretty springtime wreath made with twigs and branches foraged from the Century Farmhouse woods and fields, this pretty wreath will grace the front door of the farmhouse for the next month or two. Or three. The Farmhouse door was

Letters to the Editor | Vote April 2 in the Town of West Bend Board race | By Mary Beth Carr

March 29, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Letter to the Editor The Town of West Bend election is April 2.  Without question Frank Carr is the most qualified candidate.   I’ve heard my husband say so often to citizens: Please attend Town Board and County Board meetings, to stay

Letter to the Editor | Vote April 2 for Town of West Bend Supervisor | By Mitch Bram

March 28, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – I want to invite people to join me in supporting Troy Zagel in joining the Town of West Bend Board as the representative for seat #2. Troy Zagel is a common sense conservative with private sector experience running for the board.

Letters to the Editor | Vote Judge Brian Hagedorn for State Supreme Court | By Rev. Joseph Fisher

March 28, 2019 – Washington Co., WI –  To the Editor: I am writing because I am a pastor who teaches the Ten Commandments to young and old and this State Supreme Court race has troubled me because the breaking of the Eighth Commandment has reached new heights.  Just the

Letters to the Editor | Adding clarification to Town of West Bend election | By Rick Gale

March 28, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Oddly, this letter is not an endorsement of either candidate for the open supervisory position in the Town of West Bend election this coming Tuesday, April 2. Instead, it is a letter endorsing the importance of facts over rumors, and the value

Letters to the Editor | Vote April 2 for Town of West Bend Supervisor | By Frank Carr

March 28, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Letter to the Editor: My name is Frank Carr. I am asking for your vote in the April 2 election for Town of West Bend Supervisor.     I was asked to run for the vacant West Bend Town Supervisor seat two

Letters to the Editor

Washington Co., WI – There is a referendum in the West Bend School District on the April 2 ballot.     Click HERE to read Letters to the Editor.   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 right

Letters to the Editor | Zagel for Town of West Bend | By Penny Zagel

March 26, 2019 – Washington Co., WI –  I am writing to ask my fellow Town of West Bend residents to vote for Troy Zagel for town supervisor on April 2. It’s time for a change – we need a new representative who will objectively oversee and help move our

Letters to the Editor

Washington Co., WI – There is a referendum in the West Bend School District on the April 2 ballot.   “There is no need for a new school in Jackson. The school has very nice, well-lit classrooms with attractive classrooms. Jackson consistently has test scores in the top two

Letters to the Editor

Washington Co., WI – There is a referendum in the West Bend School District on the April 2 ballot and a number of seats on various councils, school boards, and town posts including a race for Village President in Jackson.     The West Bend School District has a

Letters to the Editor | Remember to vote West Bend School Board on April 2 | By Scott Schneiberg

Washington Co., WI –    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 right to edit or omit copy, in accordance with newspaper policies. Letters to the Editor must be attributed with a name, address and

Letters to the Editor | Vote April 2 for West Bend School Board | By Paul Fischer

Washington Co., WI – To the editor: My daughters have enjoyed a wonderful educational experience in the West Bend School District since 2001.  This is a result of decisions made by the school boards, administrations, and teachers going back more than 40 years, as well as the investment by

Letters to the Editor

Washington Co., WI – There is a referendum in the West Bend School District on the April 2 ballot.     The ask is for $47 million but the total is $74 million referendum in the West Bend School District. Randy Marquardt of West Bend writes, “This plan is simply

Letters to the Editor

Washington Co., WI – There are several races ahead for the April 2 election across Washington County and the state of Wisconsin.   There are races for local school boards in Kewaskum, Hartford, and West Bend. Also common council races in Hartford and West Bend. Two candidates are vying for

PRD reviews possible survey questions for boaters on Big Cedar Lake

Feb. 25, 2019 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – The District Committee for the Big Cedar Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District met February 11 to start the process on a possible boat/water survey on Big Cedar Lake.       Commissioners included Roger E. Walsh, Mike Bums and David

The icy sidewalk-driveway dilemma. What is your strategy?

Feb. 10, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Mother Nature is to blame for this and there are just no two ways about it. Last week after a polar vortex moved through southeastern Wisconsin there was an incredible warm up with temps in the mid-40s followed by rain. Overnight

Winners from annual Nabob Prairie Riders Fisheree

Jan. 11, 2019 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – A successful day of fishing at the 20th annual Nabob Prairie Rider Fisheree!     Walleye Brad Handel 24 ½ Aaron Sterman 24 ¼   Bass Aaron Nadelhoffer 18 Aaron Nadelhoffer 16 ½ Ryan Strzallio 15 ¾ Crappie Addison Boolen 13 Dan

VIDEO | Polar Plunge 2019 on Big Cedar Lake | By TnF Videos/Rachel Womack

Jan. 1, 2019 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – The ice 3 to 4-inches thick for the 6th annual Polar Bear Plunge on Big Cedar Lake. Video courtesy TnF Videos/Rachel Womack. There were 27 brave souls that took the plunge. Temps were a heat wave compared to last year

Timmer’s Resort has been sold

Dec. 14, 2018 – Big Cedar Lake, WI – There’s a new owner for Timmer’s Resort on Big Cedar Lake. It was August 23, 2018 when the story ran on WashingtonCountyInsider.com that George Prescott and his wife Judi confirmed Timmer’s Resort was up for sale. “I decided after 10 -12 years
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