Waukesha County Insider

Obit: Jace William Burke, 4, of West Bend

  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

Jobs, jobs, jobs at Alliance Services, Inc.

West Bend, WI – Alliance Services, Inc. is a health care staffing agency that specializes in nursing job solutions for various health care facilities. Alliance Services, Inc., employees are offered flexibility, a variety of work assignments, top wages, and a dedicated team of employees that will look out for your

Jobs, jobs, jobs at Alliance Services, Inc.

West Bend, WI – Alliance Services, Inc. is a health care staffing agency that specializes in nursing job solutions for various health care facilities. Alliance Services, Inc., employees are offered flexibility, a variety of work assignments, top wages, and a dedicated team of employees that will look out for your

Gas prices jump across Washington County

August 29, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Just days before the start of the Labor Day weekend, gas prices across Washington County have jumped about a nickel for a gallon of regular unleaded. Another factor that may be playing into the bump could be the Hurricane Harvey.  

Check your Powerball numbers – one big winner… but not from here

August 24, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – We can all back our brown paper bag lunch and head back to the salt mine today as nobody in the Washington County area won the $700 million Powerball jackpot. According to the lottery one person in Massachusetts holds the winning

Powerball numbers from Saturday night

  August 20, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Quite a few people took a break from the Packer game to dash out and buy a Powerball ticket on Saturday night. The jackpot was a whopping $535 million. The winning numbers were 17, 

Obit: Merlin R. Graff, 87, of West Bend

  August 16, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Merlin R. Graff, 87, of West Bend passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Froedtert Lutheran Memorial Hospital. He was born on June 14, 1930, in Milwaukee to the late Frank and Lillian Graff (nee Ollinger). On April 25, 1952,
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