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Myra, Jerry

VIDEO | Update on Myra home remodel with Jerry Zelenka

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Myra, Wi - Contractor Jerry Zelenka of Breezen Properties is back with an update on the remodel of a 170-year-old home in Myra, Wi. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOLQ6tzeJuc] Zelenka debuted the 2-story home in April 2021 when he...
Letter to the Editor

Washington Co. Supervisors vote to destroy 3 century farms | By Lisa Allen

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May 10, 2021 - Washington Co., WI - Dear Editor,   My name is Lisa Allen.  I am concerned about 3 century farms that will be destroyed by the Hwy W Extension. These are sustainable farms,...

VIDEO | Remembering the West Bend tornado from April 4, 1981

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April 2, 2021 – West Bend, WI - Sunday, April 4 will be 40 years since a tornado struck West Bend. It happened in the middle of the night on April 4, 1981. Members...

Easter finery including hat, bonnet and cowboy pail

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March 28, 2021 - Kewaskum, WI - Today’s 1954 photo of Easter finery titled ‘Ready for church,’ is courtesy Jeanne Goeden of Kewaskum. With Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, and Good Friday we’ll roll out a...

Remembering the train trip to the International Harvester show in Chicago | By Dave...

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March 27, 2021 - 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...

VIDEO | End of an era at Carl Kuss Field in West Bend

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March 9, 2021 - West Bend, WI - It was the end of an era Tuesday morning as the historic grandstand at Carl Kuss Field in West Bend was leveled to make way for...
Removing light poles at Carl Kuss

VIDEO | Grandstand at Carl Kuss Field to be demolished Tuesday morning, March 9,...

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March 8, 2021 - West Bend, WI - The light poles at Carl Kuss Field in West Bend came down Monday morning, March 8, 2021 as demolition got underway. There was a bit of a...
West Bend Carl Kuss

VIDEO | Demolition begins today as neighbors share fond memories of Carl M. Kuss...

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March 8, 2021 - West Bend, WI - It was 10 a.m. Saturday morning and the hum of a chainsaw and crack of a hammer could be heard echoing through Regner Park. A small team...
WBAA

VIDEO | Baseball memories at Carl M. Kuss Field

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March 7, 2021 - West Bend, WI - It was 10 a.m. Saturday morning and the hum of a chainsaw and crack of a hammer could be heard echoing through Regner Park. A small team...

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

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February 27, 2021 - 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...
Dave Bohn

On a History Note: Remembering the corner grocery | By Dave Bohn

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Washington Co., 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 of West Bend...
Thecla Richter

History of Thecla Richter – life of a West Bend nurse during WWI ...

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February 2, 2021 – West Bend, WI – Resident historian Lee Krueger highlights his great aunt Thecla Richter, who served as a nurse during WWI. Below are two letters home from Richter dated August...
Thecla

History of Thecla Richter – life of a West Bend nurse during WWI ...

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February 1, 2021 – West Bend, WI – Resident historian Lee Krueger highlights his great aunt Thecla Richter, who served as a nurse during WWI.   Below are two letters home from Richter dated June 14,...

The history of Thecla Richter – life of a West Bend nurse during WWI...

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West Bend, WI - Local historian Lee Krueger from Little Cedar Lake highlights his great aunt Thecla Richter, who served as a nurse during WWI. Below is a letter home from Richter dated June 11,...

The history of Thecla Richter – life of a West Bend nurse during WWI...

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West Bend, WI - Local historian Lee Krueger highlights his great aunt Thecla Richter, who served as a nurse during WWI. On the Atlantic-Going to England…. The three units left New York on May 18,...

The history of Thecla Richter – life of a West Bend nurse during WWI...

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West Bend, WI - Resident historian Lee Krueger is looking to highlight his great aunt Thecla Richter, who served as a nurse during WWI. Thecla Richter's WWI Time Line - (based on letters and family...
Dave Bohn

On a History Note: Remembering the corner grocery | By Dave Bohn

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Washington Co., 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 of West Bend...

The story of Miss Thecla Richter – a nurse from West Bend who served...

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West Bend, WI - Local historian Lee Krueger from Little Cedar Lake is looking to highlight his great aunt Thecla Richter, who served as a nurse during WWI. During the years after "The Great War"...
Kettle Moraine Hardwoods

8 fire departments respond to structure fire at Kettle Moraine Hardwoods in Town of...

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January 10, 2021 - Town of Hartford, WI - Eight fire departments from Washington County responded early Sunday morning, January 10, 2021, to a structure fire at Kettle Moraine Hardwoods, 5261 Aurora Road in...

VIDEO | Effort underway to save the Zuern Family Homestead

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Slinger, WI - You've probably driven past the old Zuern Family Homestead a million times and haven't even known it. The small white and brown farmhouse sits on the south side of Highway 144 just...