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Joe Zadra

Happy 100th birthday to WWII veteran Joe Zadra of West Bend, WI

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July 22, 2022 - West Bend, Wi - World War II veteran Joe Zadra is celebrating his 100th Birthday today. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AYuUCwj7V8] Zadra is one of the few remaining WWII vets in the area. Zadra served...

Allenton American Legion Post accepts gift for Wreaths Across American | By Ron Naab

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Allenton, WI - The Allenton Fohl-Martin American Legion Post 483 received a kind donation for its National Wreaths Across AmericaTM (WAA) program. Fleet Farm in West Bend, WI donated $375 to the Allenton American Legion...

Washington Co. vets participate in check presentation

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June 7, 2017 - Slinger, WI - Korean War veterans from Washington County participated in a check presentation this week as SUBWAY® outlets in Wisconsin and Illinois partnered with Honor Flight hubs—including Milwaukee, Green Bay/Appleton, Wausau...
Windy Hope

VIDEO | Star Spangled Banner By Windy Hope

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Kewaskum, WI - The following rendition of the Star Spangled Banner was sung by Windy Hope during the dedication June 13, 2021 of the Wisconsin 9/11 Memorial and Education Center in Kewaskum.

MOWA Artist Talk today | Army veteran, glass artist Jeffrey Stenbom | By Jennifer...

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West Bend, WI - Today, Saturday, November 13, 2021, the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA), 205 Veteran's Avenue, West Bend, WI, will offer Artist Talk with exhibiting Artist Jeffrey Stenbom from 2:00 p.m. –...
Witness Tree

Warriors’ Journey Home offers Witness Tree from Nov. 1 – 11 in Washington County...

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    Nov. 1, 2018 - Washington Co., WI - Dear Colleagues and Warriors, Warriors' Journey Home: Listen - Speak - Heal is planning to offer a "Witness Tree" between Nov. 1 and Nov. 11, Veterans Day. The...
Veterans Tribute in West Bend

West Bend Common Council to honor veterans on Monday, November 4

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West Bend, WI - On November 4 the West Bend Common Council will honor all Veterans during its regular Monday night meeting as elected officials pay tribute to those who have served our country. The...

Funeral services set for Michael Wise, 29, of Kewaskum

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September 21, 2020 - Kewaskum, WI - Michael J. Wise passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Ft. Jackson South Carolina during basic training. He was born on July 25, 1991 in...
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Brat fry at American Legion Post 36 in West Bend, WI

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West Bend, WI – Stop in Saturday, January 15 at American Legion Post 36 at 712 Park Avenue in West Bend for a drive-thru brat fry from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Burgers, chips,...
Stars and Stripes Honor Flight

Eight Vietnam veterans from Washington County on Saturday’s Honor Flight | By Karyn Roelke

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Washington Co., WI - Eight Vietnam veterans from Washington County on Saturday’s Honor Flight. Vietnam Army Gary Pichler of Colgate, Vietnam Navy Michael Kendall of Colgate, Vietnam Navy David Gierach of Germantown, Vietnam Air Force Bette...

Governor issues flag-lowering orders for Saturday and Sunday, May 14 and 15, 2022

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May 13, 2022 - Washington County, WI - Governor Evers’ Executive Order #162 ordering the flags of the United States and the State of Wisconsin lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday,...
George Samuel Schauer

Obituary | George Samuel Schauer, 81, of Hartford

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February 24, 2020 – Hartford, WI – George S. Schauer, 81, of Hartford, Wisconsin went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday, February 21, 2020, at the Cottages at Cedar Ridge in...

Obituary | James “Jim” Bowerman, 82, of West Bend

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April 14, 2020 - West Bend, WI - James “Jim” Bowerman, 82, of West Bend passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at the New Perspective in West Bend.   He was born on March...

West Bend teacher highlighted on CBS 58

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Nov. 11, 2017 - West Bend, WI - West Bend High School social studies teacher Scott Mindel is in the media spotlight on this Veterans Day as his story regarding a video project he...
Allenton Legion Pledge

VIDEO | Pledge of Allegiance Allenton American Legion Post 483

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Allenton, WI - WashingtonCountyInsider.com is working to gather videos from people in the community reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. The hope is to post a different video daily. Today, the pledge is by the Allenton American...

Washington Co. Republican Women collect items for Milwaukee VA Medical Center | By...

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  Nov. 28, 2017 - Washington Co., WI - The Washington County Republican Women collected gloves, shampoo/conditioner/bath wash, gift cards and cash for the 30th Anniversary Christmas With the Vets Show, coordinated by Jeff Dentice,...
ERic Maddox

The man who helped capture Saddam Hussein is coming to Richfield on June 27,...

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Richfield, Wi - The man who helped gather intelligence which led to the capture of Saddam Hussein will be coming to Richfield later this month as a guest speaker for the Wisconsin Veteran's Museum...
Jerry White

Washington County Army veteran Jerry White flew President John F. Kennedy

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November 22, 2021 - Washington County, WI - On this November 22, 2021 the anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, we hear firsthand from U.S. Army veteran and helicopter pilot Major...
Allenton

Allenton American Legion Post 483 pays respect to hometown heroes Memorial Day weekend |...

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Allenton, WI – Allenton American Legion Post 483 in time-honored tradition will pay respect to hometown heroes with services on May 29, 2022, at eight cemeteries. Click HERE to SUBSCRIBE to FREE local news at Washington County Insider on YouTube  Below is the...
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Allenton American Legion receives significant donation | By Ron Naab

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Allenton, Wi - The Wreaths Across American Campaign being sponsored by the Allenton American Legion Fohl-Martin Post 483 is moving on target.  This year’s target is 800 wreaths.  The post is current holding a...