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VIDEO | Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Schwitz retires

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September 18, 2021 - Washington Co., WI - The Washington County Sheriff's Department family celebrated the career of Deputy Jeff 'Ace' Schwitz on Tuesday afternoon. There was lunch, laughs, food, and memories shared about a...
Rick Gundrum

GUEST EDITORIAL | Defending the Constitution and removing red tape | By Rep....

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Washington Co., WI - The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States is arguably the most important right within the hallowed document. By preserving and defending the Second Amendment, we can protect...

VIDEO | Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Schwitz retires

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September 15, 2021 - Washington Co., WI - The Washington County Sheriff's Department family celebrated the career of Deputy Jeff 'Ace' Schwitz on Tuesday afternoon. There was lunch, laughs, food, and memories shared about a...
West Bend Brewery

West Bend man starts West Bend Brewing History page

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September 15, 2021 - West Bend, WI - As West Bend history is demolished with the leveling of the West Bend Brewery, Robert Wietor is at least trying to save the memory. “My dad Leo...

Photo Gallery | 9/11 luminary walk in Hartford, WI | By Steve Volkert

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September 12, 2021 - Hartford, WI - Motorcyclist enjoyed beautiful weather during Saturday’s Freedom Ride in Hartford. In the evening neighbors participated in the 9/11 luminary walk. A total of 2,983 paper bags were lined up...

VIDEO | Hidden treasure from 1916 saved from demolition at old West Bend Brewery

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September 11, 2021 - West Bend, WI - In 1916 the Summer Olympics were cancelled due to World War I, actor and comedian "Jackie" Gleason, from Honeymooners fame was born, and the Boston Red Sox...

VIDEO | Demolition underway at former West Bend Brewery

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September 8, 2021 - West Bend, WI - A piece of West Bend history started coming down today as excavators tore into the old West Bend Brewery. The painting below by Eileen Eckert shows the...

Photo Gallery | Demolishing history in West Bend, WI; iconic brewery soon to be...

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West Bend, WI - Local artist Eileen Eckert beautifully captured the history of the West Bend Brewery in one of her many paintings that documents the history of West Bend. Click HERE to read...
Veterans Plaza in West Bend

West Bend to observe Patriot Day on September 11, 2021 | By James Maersch

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West Bend, WI - West Bend will  have three observances on Patriot Day. On Saturday, September 11, the American Legion will hold a wreath laying ceremony at 9 a.m. at the Veterans Plaza with Rev....

Photo Gallery | Demolishing history in West Bend, WI; iconic brewery soon to be...

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West Bend, WI - Local artist Eileen Eckert beautifully captured the history of the West Bend Brewery in one of her many paintings that documents the history of West Bend. Click HERE to read...

Photo Gallery | Demolishing history in West Bend, WI; iconic brewery soon to be...

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West Bend, WI - Local artist Eileen Eckert beautifully captured the history of the West Bend Brewery in one of her many paintings that documents the history of West Bend. Click HERE to read...

Photo Gallery | Demolishing history in West Bend, WI; iconic brewery soon to be...

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West Bend, WI - Local artist Eileen Eckert beautifully captured the history of the West Bend Brewery in one of her many paintings that documents the history of West Bend. Click HERE to read...
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VIDEO | 1890 log home renovation in West Bend, WI

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West Bend, WI - A tiny log home on S. Sixth Avenue in West Bend, WI has undergone a major remodel. Jesse and Aliceson Meyer of Oostburg purchased the home in 2020 and spent...

My Grandma Messar, the Banana and the “Man who tried to poison” her |  By...

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Washington Co., WI - Bananas were never Grandma’s favorite fruit, but if I peeled it and cut it up, she would eat it. One day Grandma said, in her broken English….. "Man try poison...

Photo Gallery | Prep for demolition of local iconic brewery underway today; looking back

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West Bend, WI - Soon that is all that will be left as the old brewery on N. Main Street is being demolished to make way for apartments. Contractors are currently working to remove cables and...
log house

VIDEO | 1890 log home renovation in West Bend, WI

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West Bend, WI - A tiny log home on S. Sixth Avenue in West Bend, WI has undergone a major remodel. Jesse and Aliceson Meyer of Oostburg purchased the home in 2020 and spent...

Photo Gallery | Demolishing history in West Bend, WI; iconic brewery soon to be...

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West Bend, WI - Local artist Eileen Eckert beautifully captured the history of the West Bend Brewery in one of her many paintings that documents the history of West Bend. Click HERE to read...

On A History Note:  An Old West Cattle Drive on Rusco Drive |...

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Town of West Bend, Wi - Dave Bohn was born just a few months after the stock market crash; he grew up during the Great Depression in the 1930’s on a farm just south...
log house

VIDEO | 1890 log home renovation in West Bend, WI

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West Bend, WI - A tiny log home on S. Sixth Avenue in West Bend, WI has undergone a major remodel. Jesse and Aliceson Meyer of Oostburg purchased the home in 2020 and spent...
Reagan at Broan in Hartford

VIDEO | President Ronald Reagan July 27, 1987 speech at Broan Manufacturing in Hartford

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July 26, 2021 - Hartford, WI - President Reagan's remarks to Broan Manufacturing Company employees in Hartford, Wisconsin on July 27, 1987. Can you identify the other local lawmakers on stage as Reagan enters? [youtube...