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West Bend High School Class of 1948 to hold reunion brunch this Saturday, Aug. 18

West Bend, WI – The West Bend High School class of 1948 is preparing to relive some of its glory years as plans are in the works for a 70th class reunion brunch on August 18, 2018. The reunion will be held at New Perspective (formerly The Lighthouse), 2013

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of ribbon cutting at new Born Learning Trail in Slinger

http:// August 17, 2018 – Slinger, WI – It was a perfect day for a ribbon cutting this week for the new Born Learning Trail at Brendan’s Playground in Slinger.   The event featured a who’s who of local educators and business leaders including Slinger School Superintendent Daren Sievers, Pete

‘Of Mice and Men’ Returns to West Bend Stage at UW-Washington County | By Paul Steinbach

  August 17, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – John Steinbeck’s American literary classic “Of Mice and Men” returns to the UW-Washington County stage in West Bend for six performances, Aug. 17-19.   Set in Depression-era northern California, one of the most popular and controversial plays of all time tells

VIDEO | Living Word Lutheran H.S. in Jackson highlighted in story on Time Warner Sports Channel | By JP Cadorin

  August 16, 2018 – Jackson, WI – A nice report by JP Cadorin from Time Warner Sports Channel on Tim Richert who is the new basketball coach at Living Word Lutheran High School in Jackson. Richert won a state title with Young Coggs Prep in 2015, and has

POLL QUESTION | Transparency in upcoming proposed West Bend School District Referendum

  August 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The West Bend School Board (WBSB) met Monday night, Aug. 13. As of Wednesday night, Aug. 15, 2018 (11:30 p.m. ) the video of the WBSB Monday, Aug. 13 meeting nor the minutes had been posted on the District website.

12th Annual Golfing for Gromo is Sunday, Sept. 23

  West Bend, WI – There’s a golf outing Sept. 23 at West Bend Lakes Golf Club and proceeds will go to the Luke Gromowski Ironman Scholarship Fund. Luke Gromowski was a senior at West Bend East when he died in a car accident in November 2014. A $1,000 scholarship

Legendary Whitetails to cut ribbon on Born Learning Trail in Slinger today

  August 16, 2018 – Slinger, WI – On Thursday, Aug. 16 a ribbon cutting will be held on a fourth Born Learning Trail, this one in Slinger.   Legendary Whitetails in Slinger is taking the lead on the effort. It’s a multi-sector partnership that works in cooperation with the

The opioid crisis among older adults in Washington County

  August 15, 2018 – West Bend, WI – There’s a free program today ath the Senior Center in West Bend, 2378 W. Washington Street, where the discussion will focus on substance abuse and misuse among older adults. Lou Herrmann from ELEVATE, Inc. will talk about opioids, assessment, and

Obit: Lisa A. Alexander, 53, of Kewaskum

  August 14, 2018 – Kewaskum, WI – Lisa A. Alexander, 53, of Kewaskum, WI passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa, WI.   Lisa was born on September 29, 1964, the daughter of Stewart and Patricia (nee Watts) Gudmundsen. On June 16, 1990,

Legendary Whitetails to cut ribbon on second Born Learning Trail in Slinger

  August 14, 2018 – Slinger, WI – On Thursday, Aug. 16 a ribbon cutting will be held on a fourth Born Learning Trail, this one in Slinger.   Legendary Whitetails in Slinger is taking the lead on the effort. It’s a multi-sector partnership that works in cooperation with the

12th Annual Golfing for Gromo is Sunday, Sept. 23

  West Bend, WI – There’s a golf outing Sept. 23 at West Bend Lakes Golf Club and proceeds will go to the Luke Gromowski Ironman Scholarship Fund. Luke Gromowski was a senior at West Bend East when he died in a car accident in November 2014. A $1,000 scholarship

VIDEO | Can you Nia? Transformational Movement Classes available at Sacred Space Studio in Hubertus

  Hubertus, WI – Nia is transformational movement that blends grace, strength, mindfulness, balance, fitness, health, power – it’s more than a workout. Be joyful, expressive and live in your body! We dance barefoot to diverse and inspiring music! Jill Campana – Licensed Black Belt Kathy Rink – Licensed White

12th Annual Golfing for Gromo is Sunday, Sept. 23

  August 11, 2018 – West Bend, WI – There’s a golf outing Sept. 23 at West Bend Lakes Golf Club and proceeds will go to the Luke Gromowski Ironman Scholarship Fund. Luke Gromowski was a senior at West Bend East when he died in a car accident in November

‘Of Mice and Men’ Returns to West Bend Stage at UW-Washington County | By Paul Steinbach

  August 10, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – John Steinbeck’s American literary classic “Of Mice and Men” returns to the UW-Washington County stage in West Bend for six performances, Aug. 10-19.   Set in Depression-era northern California, one of the most popular and controversial plays of all time tells

VIDEO | Dedication of Little Free Library in Prairie Meadow Subdivision

  August 9, 2018 – West Bend, WI – There were about 20 people in attendance this week as the Prairie Meadow Little Free Library was unveiled. The dedication included light refreshments and Decorah Elementary School library aide Jennifer Schrage read “The Book is Red” by Beck Stanton and Matt Stanton.  

West Bend High School Class of 1948 to hold reunion brunch

West Bend, WI – The West Bend High School class of 1948 is preparing to relive some of its glory years as plans are in the works for a 70th class reunion brunch on August 18, 2018. The reunion will be held at New Perspective (formerly The Lighthouse), 2013

12th Annual Golfing for Gromo is Sunday, Sept. 23

  August 7, 2018 – West Bend, WI – There’s a golf outing Sept. 23 at West Bend Lakes Golf Club and proceeds will go to the Luke Gromowski Ironman Scholarship Fund. Luke Gromowski was a senior at West Bend East when he died in a car accident in November

VIDEO | A blessing for the new Little Saints Early Learning Center at St. Frances Cabrini

August 6, 2018 – West Bend, WI – A special blessing took place Sunday morning at the new Little Saints Early Learning Center at St. Frances Cabrini Parish. The former convent, 615 W. Hawthorn Drive, will now be home to the new care center for children ages 6 weeks

Letter to the Editor | Teachers in West Bend School District received pay increase | By Rick Parks

  August 6, 2018 – West Bend, WI – While I do understand that Jason Penterman’s recent letter to the editor on behalf of the West Bend Education Association was provoked by Owen Robinson’s column on upcoming school referendums, that doesn’t relieve Jason of the need to be accurate

WBHS Class of 1968 to hold its 50th class reunion this weekend

August 4, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The West Bend High School class of 1968 will hold its 50th reunion this weekend. According to graduate and former Kewaskum Police Chief Dick Knoebel their class mascot was the Badger. The class also went to the old WBHS when it

VIDEO | Thanks for participating in COLUMNS 5K

August 3, 2018 – West Bend, WI – A super evening for a 5K and COLUMNS along with Horicon Bank managed to pull off another great event. http:// Runners and walkers took off in a flash at 6 p.m. and raced through Riverside Park.     Alec Miller, 22,

Student from West Bend makes Honor Roll at Oregon State University

  August 3, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The Oregon State University News posted the names of students who made the Scholastic Honor Roll spring term 2018 at Oregon State University and a young student athlete from West Bend was on the list. Freshman Nathan M. Burns was

VIDEO | A look at the 2017 ‘Not Just a Walk in the Park’ COLUMNS 5K

  August 2, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The folks at Horicon Bank in West Bend already have their running shoes on as they prep for this afternoon’s start of the 2018 Not Just a Walk in the Park COLUMNS 5K run/walk.   Last year the situation was

VIDEO | Can you Nia? Transformational Movement Classes available at Sacred Space Studio in Hubertus

  Hubertus, WI – Nia is transformational movement that blends grace, strength, mindfulness, balance, fitness, health, power – it’s more than a workout. Be joyful, expressive and live in your body! We dance barefoot to diverse and inspiring music! Jill Campana – Licensed Black Belt Kathy Rink – Licensed White

VIDEO | MOWA says ‘Thanks’ for supporting Art & Chalk Fest

July 30, 2018 – West Bend, WI – A note of ‘Thanks’ from the folks at the Museum of Wisconsin Art to everyone who came out over the weekend to celebrate Art & Chalk Fest.    

VIDEO | 14-year-old chalk artist Kaylee Goodman of Slinger is featured at MOWA’s Art & Chalk Fest

July 29, 2018 – Slinger, WI – Kaylee Goodman is the youngest chalk artist at the 2018 Art & Chalk Fest at the Museum of Wisconsin Art.   Armed with a case of soft pastels and brilliant fluorescent sticks of chalk, Kaylee sits on her pallet of hard concrete

VIDEO | Flyover at MOWA Art & Chalk Fest

  July 29, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Day 2 of the Art & Chalk Fest at the Museum of Wisconsin Art is getting underway at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 29. Some artists like Elizabeth Niemczyk from Chicago are getting an early start to the day. Niemczyk has

Strong bids at the 2018 Washington County Fair Junior Livestock Auction

July 27, 2018 – Town of Polk, WI – There were some incredibly generous business owners participating in Thursday’s 49th annual Junior Livestock Auction at the Washington County Fair. In the beef category Isabell Janz’s Overall Grand Champion captured $3 a pound from Country Life Homes.  However young Eli
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