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Gov. Walker orders flags to half-staff as a mark of respect for Sgt. 1st Class R. Lloyd Ketchum

  August 14, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Flags will fly at half-staff today across Washington County as a mark of respect to Sgt. 1st Class R. Lloyd Ketchum lost his life while serving his country during the Korean War.

U.S. flag to fly at half-staff in rememberance of State Senator Michael Ellis

  August 7, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – The U.S. flag will be flown at half-staff today by order of Gov. Scott Walker in rememberance of State Senator Mike Ellis who died July 20, 2018 at the age of 77.  

Statement issued from Go Riteway regarding shuttle service to Wisconsin State Fair

  August 4, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – For years GO Riteway helped folks from Washington County get down to the Wisconsin State Fair. It was an easy ride back and forth for a reasonable cost. That’s not happening this year. The above statememt was released by the

Obit: Christopher A. Button, 35, of Jackson

  July 18, 2018 – Jackson, WI – Christopher A. Button, 35, of Jackson died July 16, 2018. Beloved husband of Amanda Rae. Loving father of Kennedy, Patrick, Isabella and Madeline. Loved son of Jeffrey and Darice Button. Dearest brother of Michelle (David) Schultz. Dear son-in-law of Don and

Need school supplies? Wisconsin Tax Holiday Runs from Wednesday 8/1 to Sunday 8/5

July 16, 2018 – Washington County, WI – If your child is in need of school supplies for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, then save the date for this year’s Wisconsin Sales Tax Holiday which runs from Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – Sunday, August 5, 2018. A sales tax

Dept. of Transportation cautions travelers, gives safety tips

July 4, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The July Fourth holiday is typically one of the busiest travel periods of the year and officials with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) are asking motorists to plan ahead, buckle up, be patient and alert. For the safety of motorists and

Tornado watch in effect for Washington County

July 1, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch in effect until 7 p.m. this evening for Washington County. Other Wisconsin counties included in the watch are: ADAMS BROWN CALUMET COLUMBIA DANE DODGE DOOR FLORENCE FOND DU LAC FOREST GREEN GREEN

Obit: Jace William Burke, 4, of West Bend

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  May 21, 2018 – West Bend, WI –  Jace William Burke, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, and its many complications, 4-year-old Jace took his last earthly breath at 3:30 a.m., on May 18th, 2018. He was born on September 20, 2013 to Timothy and Heather

Fire danger is currently at ‘Very High’ in Washington County and neighboring counties

April 30, 2018 – Washington Co., WI –  Fire officials across Washington County are warning neighbors that the fire risk today, Monday, April 30 is “Very High.” The Wisconsin DNR fire danger map warns people about the fire danger across the state. Fire danger is also neighboring Dodge, Fond

Stay alert! Turtle crossing season in Washington County

April 24, 2018 – Washington Co., WI –  Saw my first turtle rescue of the season Monday as a motorist jumped out of his car on Hwy NN across from Duquaine Concrete and scooped up a turtle the size of a dinner plate. Tis the season for turtles crossing

Winter weather advisory in effect in Washington County and neighboring communities

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  April 18, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect in Washington County and neighboring Ozaukee, Fond du Lac, Dodge, and Sheboygan Counties until 1 a.m. Thursday, April 19. According to accuweather.com snow expected this afternoon and evening.

Flags to be flown at half staff in honor of former First Lady Barbara Bush

  April 18, 2018 – President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff immediately until sunset on Saturday, April 21 in honor of former First Lady Barbara Bush. THE WHITE HOUSE… Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DEATH OF BARBARA BUSH

Obit: Rev. Harold Emerson, 93

April 9, 2018 – Harold Emerson, husband to Joy, father to 5 (and their spouses), grandfather to 11, and great grandfather to 10. Throughout his 93 years, 5 months, & 19 days he wore many titles including “Reverend” to many who knew him through the vocation that occupied much

Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Washington and neighboring counties

  Feb. 5, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for much of southeastern Wisconsin including Washington, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Ozaukee and Waukesha Counties. ..WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING… * WHAT…Snow expected.

Make sure you set Washington County Insider as YOUR Feed Preference on Facebook

  Washington Co., WI – Facebook will be changing the way it delivers news feeds and if you’d like to keep seeing stories from Washington County Insider in your feeds, there are a few steps you can take to ensure this: 1. First, make sure you’ve LIKED or followed

Scam alert in neighboring Waukesha County

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Jan. 26, 2018 – Waukesha Co., WI – The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department has taken several complaints regarding another SCAM in our area. People are receiving calls from an unknown person stating they are from the Waukesha County Clerk of Courts. The person goes on to say that you

Make sure you set Washington County Insider as YOUR Feed Preference on Facebook

  Washington Co., WI – Facebook will be changing the way it delivers news feeds and if you’d like to keep seeing stories from Washington County Insider in your feeds, there are a few steps you can take to ensure this: 1. First, make sure you’ve LIKED or followed

Make sure you set Washington County Insider as YOUR Feed Preference on Facebook

  Washington Co., WI – Facebook will be changing the way it delivers news feeds and if you’d like to keep seeing stories from Washington County Insider in your feeds, there are a few steps you can take to ensure this: 1. First, make sure you’ve LIKED or followed

Winter Weather Advisory for Washington and neighboring counties starts Sunday evening

  Jan. 14, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Washington County and neighboring counties starting Sunday evening. Other areas affected include Dodge County, Ozaukee, Waukesha, Sheboygan and counties further south. Snow is scheduled to start around 4 p.m.

Letter to the Editor | Rick Gundrum has my vote in the 58th | By Mark Kandel

Dec. 12, 2017 – West Bend, WI – I have had the pleasure of knowing Rick Gundrum personally and professionally for a number of years. Rick has a proven track record with Washington County as a County Board Supervisor and County Board Chair. Rick is a reformer who will work

Letter to the Editor | Steve Stanek for Assembly | By Tim Schmidt

Dec. 12, 2017 – West Bend, WI –  Individual liberty, the rule of law, and our constitution are the cornerstones of our country. I am supporting Steve Stanek because I know he views these important standards as non negotiable. Today, many of the actions that garner national attention have

12-hour closure Saturday on northbound off ramp from I-41 to County Hwy Q

  Oct. 20, 2017 – Waukesha Co., WI – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is working with Waukesha County to complete work on the I-41 off-ramp to County Highway Q beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday morning. The closure will last for 12 hours to allow crews to

Sign up for a day of relaxation and rejuvenation for family caregivers

Sept. 28, 2017 – Washington Co., WI –  The Washington County Caregiver Coalition wants to give our community caregivers a break from caregiving by offering them a Day of Renewal. Caregiver Day of Renewal is a day designed especially for our Washington County family caregivers to receive the spoils

2017 VFW Essay Contest is accepting entries

Sept. 28, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Time again for the annual VFW Essay Contest.  The Patriot’s Pen Contest is for all 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. The theme this year is “America’s Gift to My Generation.”  The Grand Prize is $5,000. The Voice of Democracy Contest

In effect immediately the DNR notes changes in deer and turkey tagging

 Sept. 27, Washington Co., WI -The 2017-2019 biennial budget recently signed by Gov. Scott Walker includes changes in deer and turkey tagging that are going into effect immediately. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is currently implementing changes involving the use of deer and turkey carcass tags and hopes

Sign up for a day of relaxation and rejuvenation for family caregivers

Sept. 25, 2017 – Washington Co., WI –  The Washington County Caregiver Coalition wants to give our community caregivers a break from caregiving by offering them a Day of Renewal. Caregiver Day of Renewal is a day designed especially for our Washington County family caregivers to receive the spoils

Sign up for a day of relaxation and rejuvenation for family caregivers

Sept. 23, 2017 – Washington Co., WI –  The Washington County Caregiver Coalition wants to give our community caregivers a break from caregiving by offering them a Day of Renewal. Caregiver Day of Renewal is a day designed especially for our Washington County family caregivers to receive the spoils

Stephen King movie “It” opens in theaters Friday | Courtesy Kristin Bayer

Sept. 7, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The Stephen King movie “It” opens Friday and the movie theater has a red balloon attached to the sewer grate out front. At least we think it’s a promo for the movie…. In the movie Pennywise, a killer clown, lures children
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