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Autumnal equinox is September 22, 2021

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September 21, 2021 - Washington Co., WI - The autumnal equinox or first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere is Wednesday, September 22, 2021. There are some colorful indications fall is right around the...

Obituary | Donald Hesse, 80, of Menomonee Falls

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September 17, 2021 - Menononee Falls, WI - Donald J. Hesse (“Don”) of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, found peaceful rest on August 25, 2021 at the age of 80, in the presence of the early...
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Autumnal equinox is September 22, 2021

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September 16, 2021 - Washington Co., WI - The autumnal equinox or first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere is Wednesday, September 22, 2021. There are some colorful indications fall is right around the...
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Flags to fly at half-staff In honor of the Barber Brothers who died during...

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Washington Co., WI - Flags to be lowered as a tribute to the Barber Brothers, Fireman First Class Malcom J. Barber, Fireman First Class Leroy K. Barber, and Fireman Second Class Randolph H. Barber...
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Flags to fly at half-staff In honor of the Barber Brothers who died during...

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Washington Co., WI - Flags to be lowered as a tribute to the Barber Brothers, Fireman First Class Malcom J. Barber, Fireman First Class Leroy K. Barber, and Fireman Second Class Randolph H. Barber...
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Protect Voting Machine Data | By Rep. Janel Brandtjen and Rep. Tim Ramthun

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Madison, WI - State Representative Janel Brandtjen (R-Menomonee Falls) and State Representative Timothy Ramthun (R-Campbellsport) released the following statement regarding the upcoming WI Elections Commission (WEC) vote to allow access to voting machines: “On August...

Keep the umbrella handy; thunderstorms with heavy rain expected today

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August 26, 2021 - Washington County, WI - The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather statement regarding thunderstorms with heavy rain for: Marquette-Green Lake-Fond du Lac-Sheboygan-Sauk-Columbia-Dodge- Washington-Ozaukee-Iowa-Dane-Jefferson-Waukesha-Milwaukee- Lafayette-Green-Rock-Walworth-Racine-Kenosha Thunderstorms are expected to impact portions of southern Wisconsin...

Obituary | Laufer, Eugene A., 87, of Montello (formerly of West Bend)

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August 2, 2021 - Eugene A. Laufer of Montello, formerly of West Bend, died on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at Berlin Hospital at the age of 87 years. He was born on September 19,...

The Boys of Summers Past | By Dave Bohn

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West Bend, WI - Dave Bohn was born just a few months after the stock market crash in 1929.  He grew up during the Great Depression in the 1930s on a farm just south...
Guest editorial

Parent advocacy groups across Wisconsin oppose mask mandates/lockdowns | By Phil Larsson

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July 30, 2021 - Washington County, WI - A total of 38 parent advocacy groups from across Wisconsin support the attached joint statement in opposition to any further mask mandates or lockdowns.  Included in these...

Keep an eye on the sky; National Weather Service calling for stormy evening

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July 28, 2021 - Washington County, WI - The National Weather Service has issued the following statement: A complex of thunderstorms should move southward into southern Wisconsin towards mid evening. Severe thunderstorms will be possible...
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Severe storms in Washington County and neighboring communities Wednesday afternoon/evening

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July 14, 2021 - Washington Co., WI - Neighbors across Washington County may want to close their windows and bring laundry in off the line as a strong line of storms is headed this...

Happy 100th birthday to Doris Schmidt | By Kristin Sanders

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June 13, 2021 - Menomonee Falls, WI - Doris Catherine Schmidt (nee Lange) born June 12, 1921. She has lived most of her life in Menomonee Falls Wisconsin and was married to her best friend Elmer Schmidt for 54...
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Frost advisory for Washington, Ozaukee, Waukesha and other southern counties

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May 10, 2021 - Washington Co., WI - Neighbors across Washington County may want to wrap a blanket around their outdoor plants tonight and tomorrow as the National Weather Service has issued a frost...
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VIDEO | West Bend Children’s Theatre brat fry is Sunday, April 25

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West Bend, WI - West Bend Children's Theatre is hosting a brat fry Sunday, April 25 at the little red shed on Highway 33 and Meadowbrook Drive. The brat fry runs from 9 a.m. -...
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Polls open 7 a.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, April 6, 2021

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Washington Co., WI – Election Day is Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Polls open 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Neighbors in Washington County can click HERE to see races on your April 6, 2021 ballot. Remember to bring...

VIDEO | Two candidates for Wisconsin Court of Appeals Judge

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Washington Co., WI - Common Sense Citizens of Washington County hosted a candidate forum for the two judges running for Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Judge Shelley Grogan spoke about upholding the U.S. Constitution, morality, integrity...

VIDEO | Two candidates for Wisconsin Court of Appeals Judge

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Washington Co., WI - Common Sense Citizens of Washington County hosted a candidate forum for the two judges running for Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Judge Shelley Grogan spoke about upholding the U.S. Constitution, morality, integrity...

VIDEO | Two candidates for Wisconsin Court of Appeals Judge

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Washington Co., WI - Common Sense Citizens of Washington County hosted a candidate forum for the two judges running for Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Judge Shelley Grogan spoke about upholding the U.S. Constitution, morality, integrity...

VIDEO | Two candidates for Wisconsin Court of Appeals Judge

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Washington Co., WI - Common Sense Citizens of Washington County hosted a candidate forum for the two judges running for Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Judge Shelley Grogan spoke about upholding the U.S. Constitution, morality, integrity...