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VIDEO | Sneak peek of the hidden places and spaces at Jack Russell Memorial Library in Hartford

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March 31, 2020 – Hartford, WI – The executive director of the Jacks Russell Memorial Library in Hartford had been feeling a bit lonely…. so Jennifer Einwalter fired up her livestream and took the community on a behind-the-scenes tour of the library at dusk. Follow along as Einwalter ventures

Letter to the Editor | Who Represents “We The People”? | By Dan Krier

March 31, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Those of you who have questioned who is representing us these last few years, be sure to get out and vote. I voted early and was impressed on how organized and sterile the city clerk’s office is running the voting. I

St. Vincent de Paul of Washington County dedicated to fulfilling its mission

Washington Co., WI – St. Vincent de Paul has temporarily closed its stores in Washington County however it is still fulfilling its mission.   St. Vincent de Paul of Washington County WEST BEND 420 N. River Road West Bend WI 53090 HARTFORD 52 S. Main Street Hartford, WI 53027

Drive-thru voting underway in the Town of West Bend

Town of West Bend, WI – Drive-thru voting is underway in the Town of West Bend. Poll workers are staffing the in-person absentee voting station using the town’s recycling center garage as its headquarters and ballot collection point.   Town clerk Julie Ihlenfeld said the setup is working pretty

Polling places in West Bend for Election Day April 7 – plus a preview of a sample ballot

West Bend, WI – The Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary takes place Tuesday, April 7. Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Election officials at City Hall in West Bend are making a couple changes. Dye to the current situation with COVID-19 there will

Drive through absentee voting underway in Village of Richfield

Richfield, WI – The Department of Homeland Security considers “elections” as a part of our Country’s critical infrastructure. As such, the Village of Richfield is preparing to take unprecedented measures to make Voter Registration and Absentee Voting fast, easy, and accessible, by implementing “Drive Through Absentee Voting” to further

VIDEO Rebroadcast | State Supreme Court Candidate Forum with Justice Dan Kelly

Washington Co., WI – A rebroadcast of the State Supreme Court Candidate Forum held March 16, 2020 between Justice Dan Kelly and Judge Jill Karofsky. Julaine Appling, president of Wisconsin Family Council, will moderate the event and will be joined by panelists Pastor Daniel Reehoff of DaySpring Church and

Shop local at Eaton’s Fresh Pizza in West Bend

West Bend, WI – Eaton’s Fresh Pizza, 830 E. Paradise Drive, in West Bend has a few changes: Due to the stay-at-home order Eaton’s Pizza is providing curbside service only. Orders will not be taken inside the store. Customers are advised to call ahead. The store is suspending its

Letters to the Editor | Vote Josh Schoemann for Washington County Executive

March 31, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – As a County Supervisor I have had the privilege of working alongside Josh Schoemann for his entire tenure at the County.  I knew he would be different from the very beginning when he met personally with each & every supervisor to

Absentee ballot information for City of Hartford | By Steve Volkert

Hartford, WI – Officials in the City of Hartford are encouraging absentee voting for the April 7, 2020 Spring Election. Some key points are noted below including proof of identification and how an absentee ballot may be obtained in writing or online at MyVote.wi.gov Assistance is also available by

Obituary | Victoria L. “Vicki” Feucht, 56, of West Bend

March 30, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Victoria L. “Vicki” Feucht, 56, of West Bend, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020, with her family at her side. Vicki was born on August 14, 1963, the daughter of Delrae (nee Murrenus) Lindsley. She was known by so many

Letters to the Editor | Vote Chris Jenkins Mayor of West Bend

March 30, 2020 – West Bend, WI –  My husband typically talks about his breadth of experiences, but I wanted to share with you some of the examples of why I believe you should vote Chris Jenkins for Mayor of West Bend that he may be too humble to

Polling places in West Bend for Election Day April 7 – plus a preview of a sample ballot

West Bend, WI – The Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary takes place Tuesday, April 7. Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Election officials at City Hall in West Bend are making a couple changes. Dye to the current situation with COVID-19 there will

Jobs, jobs, jobs at Subway of Allenton

Allenton, WI – Subway of Allenton has a new opening for a Part Time Day Shift employee.  If this is a position that may be a fit for you apply in person at the Subway, 751 Church Street, Allenton, WI. This position offers competitive wages and retirement benefits.  Subway

Interfaith Caregivers of Washington County offers Kindness Cards

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Washington Co., WI – Interfaith Caregivers of Washington County is rolling out a new way to serve its clients with a program called “Kindness Cards.” “It’s a great opportunity for kids at home and it bring the ol’ pen pal opportunity back to life,” said Interfaith executive director Janean

First death in Washington County related to COVID-19 | By Valerie Grimm

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March 30, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – A man in his 50s from Washington County has died from complications related to COVID-19. This is the first reported death related to COVID-19 in Washington County. The Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department has reportedly indicated the victim is from Germantown.

Kettle Moraine Symphony cancels performance | By Connie Schulist

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West Bend, WI – The final seasonal performance by the Kettle Moraine Symphony has been cancelled. Stay tuned for next season. (pun intended)

How to obtain an Absentee Ballot | By Steve Volkert

Washington Co., WI – You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing or online at MyVote.wi.gov     Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued. This means a photo or PDF of your driver’s license or password. A selfie, although

Jobs, jobs, jobs at Pet Supplies Plus in West Bend

West Bend, WI – The new Pet Supplies Plus, 1605 S. Main Street, is open in West Bend. Owners Dave and Wendy Heather are excited to provide a top-notch locally-owned store and joining the West Bend community. “We pride ourselves on giving every one of our neighbors an outstanding

The Inferno in West Bend rolls out its new menu

West Bend, WI – The Inferno Bar & Grill, 140 N. Main Street, in West Bend is open for business and debuting a new menu. The Inferno is located in the lower level next to The Exclusive Company. It first opened its doors late this past year and features

Billy Sims BBQ in West Bend offers FREE delivery in the West Bend area

West Bend, WI – Billy Sims BBQ, 1442 W. Washington Street, in West Bend is offering FREE delivery in the West Bend area. “We are willing to absorb the cost of delivery in an effort to be good neighbors and assist our community,” said owner Clay Covert. Delivery will

Pizza Ranch in West Bend has free delivery for online orders

West Bend, WI – Pizza Ranch, 2020 W Washington Street,  in West Bend is offering FREE DELIVERY* with Online Orders! We want you to still be able to enjoy your favorite pizza, chicken, sides and dessert in your home or at work. So, we’re now offering FREE DELIVERY* on

Ripley’s claimed West Bend did NOT enter the Great Depression…. Is that true?

March 30, 2020 – West Bend, WI – There is a line on the City of West Bend Wikipedia page that “The strong economy in West Bend in the 1930s led Ripley’s Believe it or Not to claim that West Bend was the only city in the United States

Letter to the Editor | Vote a Conservative Slate | By Monte Schmiege

March 30, 2020 – West Bend, WI 0 You’ve heard it said, “Elections have consequences.”  It’s important to know whom you are voting for before getting your ballot.  What’s on your ballot?  You can find this easily at myvote.wi.gov  Just enter your address and, bingo, there’s your lineup.  

The Bottom Line – a poem about the old Otten’s Food Store in Barton | By Janie Ripple-Kreis

March 30, 2020 – Barton, WI – The story about the old Otten Food Store in Barton ran in February 2018 during a series about some of the corner grocery stores in the West Bend area. The piece below was submitted by Janie Ripple-Kreis. To go along with your

Preview of April 7 ballot for the Spring Election in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – There are more than a dozen different ballots for the April 7 Spring Election in Washington County. Each municipality in the county has a variety of races that specifically pertain to taxpayers in that district. Races include mayor, alderman, school board, county board, Village treasurer,

St. Vincent de Paul of Washington County dedicated to fulfilling its mission

Washington Co., WI – St. Vincent de Paul has temporarily closed its stores in Washington County however it is still fulfilling its mission.   St. Vincent de Paul of Washington County WEST BEND 420 N. River Road West Bend WI 53090 HARTFORD 52 S. Main Street Hartford, WI 53027

Letter to the Editor | Vote Oscar Estrada Dist. 7 alderman in West Bend | By Oscar Estrada

March 30, 2020 – West Bend, WI – My name is Oscar Estrada, I am a native of Chicago and have lived here in West Bend, district 7 for the last 11 years. My wife and I have been married for 23 years and have two girls a 17-year-old

Drive-thru voting underway in the Town of West Bend

Town of West Bend, WI – Drive-thru voting is underway in the Town of West Bend. Poll workers are staffing the in-person absentee voting station using the town’s recycling center garage as its headquarters and ballot collection point.   Town clerk Julie Ihlenfeld said the setup is working pretty

Letter to the Editor | Rich Kasten for Mayor of West Bend | By Tom Miller

March 30, 2020 – West Bend, WI – I would like to invite all of you to join me in electing Rich Kasten Mayor of West Bend. Rich has served on the City of West Bend Council for many years – including serving on the all import budget committee.
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