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Kettle Moraine Lutheran H.S. Forensics wins East Central Conference championship | By Megan Himm

March 6, 2019 – Jackson, WI – Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School forensics team traveled to Campbellsport High School this week to compete in the conference forensics meet against Campbellsport, Kewaskum, Plymouth, Waupun, and Winneconne. Students performed in two rounds, then waited anxiously for the awards ceremony. At least one score of

Obituary | John E. Muentner Sr., 85, of Fond du Lac

Mar. 3, 2019 – Fond du Lac, WI – John E. Muentner Sr., 85, died peacefully February 27, 2019; he is now at home with his Heavenly Father. A Godly man, he was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was born in Fond du Lac, WI on

Letter to the Editor | Why I am Voting for Judge Hagedorn for Supreme Court on Tuesday, April 2 | By Marie Graziano

March 1, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – There is a lot at stake in the Supreme Court election being held on Tuesday, April 2. Wisconsin has the opportunity to choose a justice who will enforce the rule of law, protect the public, and uphold our Constitution. When you

Horicon Bank to acquire Markesan State Bank

Feb. 27, 2019 – West Bend, WI –  Horicon Bank is excited to announce that we plan to acquire Markesan State Bank. Sword Financial Corporation, the hold company for Horicon Bank, has entered an Agreement and Plan of Merger to acquire Markesan Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Markesan

Winter weather advisory in effect for Washington County until noon Wednesday

Feb. 26, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – A snowy commute home Tuesday afternoon as the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory which is in effect from 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 until Wednesday at noon. As of 3:30 p.m. roads were snow covered and a

The Story Behind the 171-pound sturgeon | By Ryan Koenigs

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Feb. 26, 2019 – Fond du Lac, WI – There has certainly been a lot of buzz about the 171.0 pound, 85.5” fish registered by Jonathan Eiden at Wendt’s on opening day of the 2019 sturgeon spearing season. This fish had been previously handled by DNR fisheries staff twice

LIVE VIDEO | I-41 southbound lanes closed following major accident in Neenah area

Feb. 24, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – High winds and whiteout conditions are making for hazardous travel in areas north of Washington and neighboring Fond du Lac Counties.   Authorities are reporting a significant accident with a huge backup on I-41 southbound near Neenah. Early reports indicate hundreds

Kettle Moraine Lutheran HS falls just short of 1st Place at Math Meet | By Megan Himm

Feb. 13, 2019 – Jackson, WI – Students from Kettle Moraine Lutheran (KML), Lomira, Random Lake, Saint Lawrence Seminary (SLS), and Winnebago Lutheran Academy (WLA) gather for the monthly math meet, this time at Lomira High School. For individual scorers, KML led the way with a total of six,

Day 4 Winnebago System Sturgeon Spearing | By Ryan Koenigs

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Feb. 12, 2019 – Fond du Lac, WI – It was a pretty slow day on the Winnebago System today, Feb. 12.  There were 10 fish registered with 7 of those fish coming from the Upriver Lakes and 3 from Lake Winnebago.  Of the fish registered from Lake Winnebago,

Day 3 Sturgeon spearing on Lake Winnebago and the Upriver Lakes | By Ryan Koenigs

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Feb. 11, 2019 – Fond du Lac, WI – Today marked the third day of the 2019 sturgeon spearing season on the Winnebago System, a day where 42 fish were registered. Things have really slowed down on the Upriver Lakes as only 19 fish were registered today bringing the

Winter Storm Warning in effect for Washington County and neighboring communities

Feb. 11, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect in Washington County and surrounding communities from Monday, Feb. 11 at 9 p.m. to Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 12 a.m. * WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 7

Headliners from 2019 Washington County Fair to be announced this week

Feb. 11, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Coming up later this week there will be an announcement regarding some of the headliners for the 2019 Washington County Fair. In neighboring Fond du Lac County there has already been one grandstand performer announced. Country artist Brett Young will headline

VIDEO | Day 2 Sturgeon spearing on Lake Winnebago and the Upriver Lakes | By Ryan Koenigs

Feb. 10, 2019 – Fond du Lac, WI –  Opening weekend of the 2019 sturgeon spearing season on the Winnebago System is now complete.  There were 108 fish harvested today, Sunday, Feb. 10, with 56 coming from Lake Winnebago and 52 from the Upriver Lakes. The two-day harvest total

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

Winnebago System Sturgeon Spearing | By Ryan Koenigs

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Feb. 9, 2019 – Fond du Lac, WI – Day 1 of the 2019 sturgeon spearing season is in the books and what started as a cold morning turned into a pretty nice afternoon. Coming into the season, we were anticipating a full 16-day season on Lake Winnebago and

Water clarity for sturgeon spearing this weekend in Fond du Lac County | By Ryan Koenigs

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Feb. 7, 2019 – Fond du Lac, WI – We have received several calls and emails from spearers wondering if the DNR was going to be checking water clarity and putting out a report similar to years past.  Normally we would already have 2 water clarity checks conducted this

VIDEO | Badger Masonry & Fireplace Supply in West Bend wants to warm up your winter

  West Bend, WI – Looking for an efficient way to heat your home this winter, stop in at Badger Masonry & Fireplace Supply in West Bend or Fond du Lac.   Badger Masonry & Fireplace Supply, Inc. specializes in brick and stone materials, as well as fireplace units

VIDEO | Badger Masonry & Fireplace Supply in West Bend wants to warm up your winter

  West Bend, WI – Looking for an efficient way to heat your home this winter, stop in at Badger Masonry & Fireplace Supply in West Bend or Fond du Lac.   Badger Masonry & Fireplace Supply, Inc. specializes in brick and stone materials, as well as fireplace units

The saga of the Real Estate Tax due date, the U.S. Post Office and the Polar Vortex

Jan. 31, 2019 – Today is Jan. 31, 2019 and the last day of the month. It is also payment day for real estate taxes in West Bend, Hartford and other communities across Washington County. A savvy reader to WashingtonCountyInsider.com posed the question below regarding payment and the Polar

Brrrrr…. Area school cancellations for Thursday, Jan. 31

Jan. 31, 2019 – Washington County, WI – The following school districts will be CLOSED and all after-school practices and activities have been canceled for Thursday, January 31, 2019: West Bend School District (includes Jackson) Hartford Area Schools Slinger School District Kewaskum School District Beaver Dam Unified School District Germantown

Obituary | Renee Mary Conger, 49, of Neshkoro,

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Jan. 30, 2019 – Neshkoro, WI – Mrs. Renee Mary Conger, 49, of Neshkoro, WI joined her Lord on Sunday, January 27, 2019, surrounded by family and God. Renee was born August 19, 1969 in West Bend, WI. She is the daughter of David and Katherine “Darly” Brown. On February

Brrrrr…. Area school cancellations for Thursday, Jan. 31 rolling in

Jan. 30, 2019 – Washington County, WI – The following school districts will be CLOSED tomorrow and all after-school practices and activities have been canceled for Thursday, January 31, 2019: West Bend School District (includes Jackson) Hartford Area Schools Slinger School District Kewaskum School District Beaver Dam Unified School District

Wind chill warning issued for all of southeastern Wisconsin

Jan. 28, 2019 – Washington County, WI – As the current snowstorm enters its final hours in southeastern Wisconsin, the National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning that will bring in extremely low and dangerous wind chill temperatures, possibly setting records for this part of the state.

Obituary | Eleanor J. Holmes, 85, of Fond du Lac

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Jan. 23, 2019 – Fond du Lac, WI – Eleanor J. Holmes (nee Slayton) age 85 of Fond du Lac died Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac. She was born March 7, 1933 in Stone Lake, WI to Albert and Arvella (nee Evans)

Kettle Moraine Lutheran HS Participates in High School Math Meet | By Megan Himm

Jan. 16, 2019 – Jackson, WI – Math, one of the most despised classes in the history of school. While some spend their days spiting the subject, students from five high schools, (Kohler, Kettle Moraine Lutheran (KML), Mayville, Lomira, and Saint Lawrence Seminary) gather at the monthly math meet. Each school

U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman’s Bill to Award Medal of Honor to WWII Veteran from Fond du Lac

Jan. 5, 2019 – Fond du Lac, WI – U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) introduced legislation to award Fond du Lac native James “Maggie” Megellas the Medal of Honor. The bill authorizes and requests President Donald Trump to award Megellas with the United States’ highest military honor for the

UW-Extension in Dodge County offers Youth Tractor Safety Certification Course

Dodge Co., WI – Does your son or daughter work on a farm during the summer? Do you hire youth to work for you during the year? Do these young people have adequate safety training? To help improve on-farm safety for youth, Dodge County UW-Extension will hold a tractor

UW-Extension in Dodge County offers Youth Tractor Safety Certification Course

Nov. 20, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Does your son or daughter work on a farm during the summer? Do you hire youth to work for you during the year? Do these young people have adequate safety training? To help improve on-farm safety for youth, Dodge County UW-Extension

Tough loss to open the season as UWM at Washington Co. falls to UW-Fond du Lac | By Jacob Schmick

Nov. 11, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – The Lady Wildcats began its 2018-19 season against UW-Fond du Lac. It was a tough uphill climb for most of the game as the Wildcats struggled to score throughout. An early 5-2 lead for the Falcons quickly extended to double digits,
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