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Rain in the forecast for Washington County

March 27, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – A wet weather system is moving across the Washington County area. The National Weather Service said we can expect rain through Sunday afternoon.

Are you spotting signs of spring? The Mighty Crocus – a poem by Emily Dickinson

March 19, 2020 – West Bend, WI – It’s a chilly March 19 and neighbors in Washington County are welcoming the first day of Spring. According to the Farmer’s Almanac: In 2020, the spring equinox¬†(also called the March equinox or vernal equinox) occurs on Thursday, March 19, which is

Motorists avoid Highway 45 south of CTH D following single-vehicle accident

March 18, 2020 РWest Bend, WI РEmergency  vehicles are on scene of an accident on northbound Highway 45 just south of CTH D for a vehicle that went off the road and crashed into a stand of trees. The accident happened just around 10 a.m. Wednesday, March

Light snow across Washington County

March 18, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – The National Weather Service calling for snow to change over to rain later today with highs in the mid-30s. Temps on Thursday hit the mid-50s with rain in the afternoon.    

VIDEO | Maple syrup season is underway at Cedar Community and across Washington County

March 3, 2020 – Town of West Bend, WI – Maple trees along Village Drive at Cedar Community on Highway Z were sporting bright blue plastic bags as temps were in the mid-40s and the sap was running. About 100 trees were tapped on Monday across Cedar Campus. “We’re

What is your snowfall total?

February 9, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Although the Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 9 p.m. in Washington County it appears the snow is starting to taper off. The big question – What is your snowfall total? In West Bend near Oak and Main it looks

VIDEO | West Bend business owner creates frozen luminaries for February 8 event at Pike Lake State Park

February 6, 2020 – West Bend, WI – A local business owner has become inspired by the beauty of the annual Luminary Walk at Pike Lake State Park. The event is Saturday, February 8 starting at 6 p.m. Jim Sprouse from Property Loss Management in West Bend has been

VIDEO | West Bend business owner creates frozen luminaries for February 8 event at Pike Lake State Park

February 6, 2020 – West Bend, WI – A local business owner has become inspired by the beauty of the annual Luminary Walk at Pike Lake State Park. The event is Saturday, February 8 starting at 6 p.m. Jim Sprouse from Property Loss Management in West Bend has been

West Bend business owner creates frozen luminaries for February 8 event at Pike Lake State Park

February 5, 2020 – West Bend, WI – A local business owner has become inspired by the beauty of the annual Luminary Walk at Pike Lake State Park. The event is Saturday, February 8 starting at 6 p.m. Jim Sprouse from Property Loss Management in West Bend has been

VIDEO | Jensen/Lorrigan family throws down GIANT-snowman challenge

January 27, 2020 – West Bend, WI – The Jensen and Lorrigan families in West Bend are throwing down a snowman challenge after the group built a 9-foot-2 snowman on Sunday. “There’s plenty of snow so why not,” said Jennifer Jensen. It was Friday night into Saturday when about

How much snow did you get in Washington County?

January 25, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Put the Jackson American Legion Auxiliary presidential ruler to work this morning measuring the snow from overnight. The reading reached up to President Andrew Johnson (1865-1869) which measured about three inches on the side with digits. That amount was registered over

VIDEO | Light snow falls outside Old Courthouse Square

January 24, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Plows and salters are out across West Bend and Washington County as a light snow quietly blankets the community in white.

Celebrating snow in Germantown as more winter white is on the way

January 22, 2020 – Germantown, WI – A bit more winter white is in the forecast. One family in Germantown took advantage of the snow and channeled a little “Frozen” as they recreated their own likeness with red and green scarves, carrots and what appears to be remnants from

VIDEO | Prepping for more snow in Washington County

January 18, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Round one of a winter weekend is in the books and neighbors across Washington County are now bracing for round No. 2. The snow overnight Friday into Saturday measured around 5+ inches in the Washington County area. Snowblowers and shovelers were

It looks like we survived the first snowmageddon of 2020

January 11, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – The first major snowfall of 2020 is in the books and it appears Mother Nature isn’t done yet. Plows and salters have been busy overnight in Washington County. The forecast calls for winds becoming strong; mostly cloudy, snow, 1-3″, colder; untreated

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

Rain/snow mix on tap for Washington County

January 9, 2020 – Washington County, WI – A complex scenario remains likely to unfold across Washington County and the Upper Midwest this weekend. Words like cold front and rain/snow mix along with measurable snow are some of the key words in the forecast. Accotding to TrueWeather: A cold

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

VIDEO | Ringing in the New Year – sledding at McLane

January 2, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Some kids and bigger kids took advantage of the winter weather and the break from school to enjoy sledding at McLane. Probably one of the greatest sounds of the season – capturing kids sledding down the fabulous hill behind McLane Elementary

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not

Proper disposal of Christmas trees in Washington County

Washington Co., WI – With Christmas 2019 in the rear-view mirror, neighbors across Washington County are already pulling down their Christmas trees. First, make sure your tree is ready: Remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel and garland from tree Do not put the tree in a plastic bag; Do not
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