July 4, 2019 – West Bend, WI – The sun is shining on the chairs lined up along Wagner Lane and Kenny Drive, and excitement thrums through the late morning air. Red, white, and blue are the predominant colors against the greens of trees and grass and the bright spots
June 19, 2019 – West Bend, WI – The annual Kiwanis Duck Derby is just around the corner, is your duck ready? Take a look at this 2017 entry from Gabe. His grandfather, Al Moehr, was a Kiwanis member who sold hundreds of ducks at Toucan Custard. This is
Police Department It has been a fairly quiet week. If an abandoned vehicle isn’t claimed by the lien holder by Friday afternoon, it will be considered forfeited and eligible for public sale. The Sig Sauer firearms company delivered replacement pistols, due to a potential trigger safety issue. A qualification
July 4, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Today, the annual Fourth of July parade kicks off at 9:30 a.m. in West Bend with the parade route as follows (same route as last year): The lineup will take place on Main Street in front of Badger Middle School. The
July 3, 2018 – Washington County, WI – The President of the United States has proclaimed that the flag of the United States be flown at half-staff nationwide until sunset on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, as a mark of respect for the victims of the shooting in Annapolis, Maryland. In
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June 7, 2018 – Town of Calumet – On Wednesday evening, June 6, authorities received a report of a plane that appeared to be in distress in Lake Winnebago off the shore near Velvet Beach Road in the Town of Calumet. The plane was taking on water and was
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
March 5, 2018 – Washington County, WI – As Washington County witnessed the appearance of crocuses and tulips over the last week, a typical unpredictable Wisconsin winter storm was brewing causing a swing back into winter hitting the area full force this evening. The National Weather Service has issued
Dec. 22, 2017 – Washington Co., WI -This week an invasive and inappropriate “survey” was given to minor schoolchildren in an 8th grade English class at Badger Middle School. The so-called “Privilege Survey” asked questions such as “I have never tried to hide my sexuality.” “I have never been
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July 22, 2017 – Richfield, WI – The Richfield Historical Society is hosting its 9th annual Richfield Art at the Mill on Saturday, July 22, 2017, 9 am to 4 pm, at the Richfield Nature/Historical Park located at 1896 State Rd 164. Richfield Art at the Mill is a
July 18, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Joseph Andrew Hignite of West Bend found peace on Tuesday, July 11th. Joseph was born on April 28, 1999, to David and Jane Hignite (nee Schiller) and loving brothers and best friends Steven and Michael.
July 17, 2017 – West Bend – On Tuesday, July 18, the River City Irregulars will hold a band concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Washington County Veterans’ Memorial Plaza, corner of Fifth Avenue and Poplar Street in West Bend. Enjoy a summer evening performance of the
July 17, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Joseph Andrew Hignite of West Bend found peace on Tuesday, July 11th. Joseph was born on April 28, 1999, to David and Jane Hignite (nee Schiller) and loving brothers and best friends Steven and Michael.
July 16, 2017 – West Bend – On Tuesday, July 18, the River City Irregulars will hold a band concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Washington County Veterans’ Memorial Plaza, corner of 5th Ave and Poplar, West Bend. Enjoy a summer evening performance of the West Bend Community
July 15, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Frank R. Hammond, age 75 years of Haw River, NC formerly of West Bend and Appleton, passed away on Wednesday,
July 15, 2017 – West Bend – The Dirty Ninja Mud Run slated for this morning saw over 1200 registrants from the ages of 4 to 14 as of 8:30 a.m. Participants crawled, climbed and ran through the muck on what turned out to be the perfect day for
July 15, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Grant Peterson, 14, a member of Badger Boosters 4-H Club from West Bend, was one of hundreds of 4-H youth who attended the 97th annual 4-H & Youth Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus from June 26-29 for grades seven
Police Department -The Green Bay youth who vandalized the concession/kitchen building in Jackson Park was cited for the vandalism. The total, with restitution, was over $500. -Every three years, a representative from the Wisconsin DOJ checks to see that officers have properly logged use of the holding cell and
Around the Bend July 15, 2017 By Judy Steffes Historic downtown West Bend Theater sold to nonprofit The downtown West Bend Theater has been sold.
July 14, 2017 – West Bend – Joseph Andrew Hignite of West Bend found peace on Tuesday, July 11. Joseph was born on April 28, 1999, to David and Jane Hignite (nee Schiller) and loving brothers and best friends Steven and Michael.