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Obituary | David R. “Dave” Ellefson, 55, of Kewaskum

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April 25, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – David R. “Dave” Ellefson, 55, of Kewaskum, passed away on April 22, 2020, at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Dave proudly donated his organs and tissue to help others in need. Dave was born on May 12, 1964, in West Bend, the

Obituary | Leo H. Marquardt, 69, of Kewaskum

April 22, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Leo H. Marquardt, 69, of Kewaskum passed away unexpectedly on Monday, April 20, 2020 at Froedtert Memorial Hospital in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Leo was born May 11, 1950, in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, the son of Jerome and Luella (nee Scheinoha) Marquardt. The

Obituary | Joseph L. “Joe” Vorpahl, 64, of Kewaskum

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April 6, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Joseph L. “Joe” Vorpahl, 64, of Kewaskum, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at the Sharon Richardson Hospice in Sheboygan Falls. Joe suffered from COPD for many years. Joe was born on May 10, 1955, the son of the late Willard

Obituary | Charles G. Henke, 79, of Kewaskum

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April 6, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Charles Gustav Henke, 79, passed away on April 4, 2020 at his home in Kewaskum. He was born on October 21, 1940 in Mellen, WI to Karl and Esther (nee Campy) Henke. He graduated high school in 1959. Charles married his love,

Obituary | Ruth Helene Steinbach, 96, of Kewaskum

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April 3, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Ruth H. Steinbach (nee Pamperin), 96, of Kewaskum, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. She was born on January 1, 1924 to the late William and Lidia (nee Schwertz) Pamperin in the town of Wayne. She spent most of her

Obituary | Linus J. Herriges, 74, of Kewaskum

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March 27, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI –Linus J. Herriges, 74, of Kewaskum entered Eternal Life on March 26, 2020 at Froedtert St. Joseph Hospital in West Bend, surrounded by his loving wife and son. Linus was born on May 6, 1945 in the town of Ashford to Alois and

Kewaskum woman facing homicide charge makes appearance in Washington County Court

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March 27, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI -Marie Amdrae Bourget, 50, of the Town of Kewaskum is facing charges of first degree intentional homicide in connection with the March 11 death of her husband Benjamin J. Brich.   Bourget was charged this week in Washington County Circuit Court. According to

Obituary | Ronald “Ron” H. Lauters, 84, of Kewaskum

March 27, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Ronald “Ron” Lauters, 84, of Kewaskum, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Kettle Moraine Gardens in Kewaskum. He was born on July 29, 1935, to the late Louis and Margaret (nee Leider) Lauters in Saukville, WI. He grew up in

Obituary | Leslie “Les” Gessner, 62, of Kewaskum

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March 13, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Leslie “Les” Gessner, 62, of Beechwood was called home to be with the Lord on March 11, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Les was born on December 3, 1957 in Sheboygan to Byron W. and Rosella Gessner (Dobke). He was united

Kettle Moraine Lutheran H.S. wins the East Central Conference Academic Bowl | By Amelia Neuwirth

March 12, 2020- Kewaskum, WI- The East Central Conference Academic Bowl took place this week at Kewaskum High School. Out of eight schools, Kettle Moraine Lutheran, earned first place with a total of 1104 points, followed by Winneconne with 1,047 points, and Plymouth finished with 1,020 points. Contestants took

Obituary | Lauralee “Laurie” M. Krogman, 67, of Kewaskum

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March 11, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Lauralee “Laurie” M. Krogman (nee Haecker), 67, of Kewaskum was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 9, 2020 at her home.   She was born on December 17, 1952 to the late Christen and Georgia (nee Mueller) Haecker

Regal Ware announces recipients of 2020 J.O. Reigle Scholarships

March 10, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Emma Penfield and Faith Mertzig are the latest recipients of the J.O. Reigle Scholarships awarded annually by Regal Ware. The scholarship program was established in 1963 in honor of Regal Ware’s founder, the late J.O. Reigle.   The award recognizes the outstanding

Obituary | Mark J. Martin, 59, of Kewaskum

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February 24, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – Mark J. Martin, 59, of Kewaskum, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 22, 2020, in Rhinelander. Mark was born on February 20, 1961, in West Bend, the son of Marilyn (Eichsteadt) and Wallace Martin. Mark has been working Wacker Neuson for 36

Kettle Moraine Lutheran beats Kewaskum | By Megan Himm

February 14, 2020 – Jackson, WI – In their second matchup this season, the Kettle Moraine Lutheran (KML) Chargers were once again able to beat the Kewaskum Indians 58 – 50. The Chargers were the first to score and led 29 – 22 at halftime. Both teams played strong

Construction on Westbury Bank to start this week in Kewaskum

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February 2, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI -It was May 30, 2019 when Kewaskum Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at Westbury Bank, 1052 Fond du lac Ave in the Village of Kewaskum. Upon arrival there was heavy smoke showing as the bank went up in flames. Four

More than medicine at the Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic | By Jordyn Heckendorf

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January 21, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI – When it comes to animal care, the Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic differentiates itself from other veterinary clinics through a consistent compassionate atmosphere. According to staff and clients alike, clinic veterinarian Dr. Greg Ogi makes it a priority to establish a personal relationship with

Obituary | Doris Schladweiler, 94, of Kewaskum

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January 10, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI –Doris M. Schladweiler (nee Stern), 94, of Kewaskum, formerly of Campbellsport, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Kettle Moraine Gardens in Kewaskum. She was born on July 16, 1925 to the late Edward and Lorilla (nee Schacht) Stern in the Town

Kettle Moraine Lutheran defeats Kewaskum | By Megan Himm

January 4, 2020 – Kewaskum, WI –The gym is packed, the band is playing, and the varsity boys basketball team from Kettle Moraine Lutheran (KML) and Kewaskum are starting to warm up. The scene is electrifying. Students from both high schools came out to support their teams and cheer

26 years without missing a step!

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Kewaskum, WI – Pete Rettler has not missed a day of running in 26 years (knock on wood). Each year, for the past 25 years, Pete has invited friends and family to run with him on New Year’s Eve. This year he’s running to help build the Wisconsin 9/11

26 years without missing a step!

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Kewaskum, WI – Pete Rettler has not missed a day of running in 26 years (knock on wood). Each year, for the past 25 years, Pete has invited friends and family to run with him on New Year’s Eve. This year he’s running to help build the Wisconsin 9/11

26 years without missing a step!

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Kewaskum, WI – Pete Rettler has not missed a day of running in 26 years (knock on wood). Each year, for the past 25 years, Pete has invited friends and family to run with him on New Year’s Eve. This year he’s running to help build the Wisconsin 9/11

26 years without missing a step!

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Kewaskum, WI – Pete Rettler has not missed a day of running in 26 years (knock on wood). Each year, for the past 25 years, Pete has invited friends and family to run with him on New Year’s Eve. This year he’s running to help build the Wisconsin 9/11

26 years without missing a step!

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Kewaskum, WI – Pete Rettler has not missed a day of running in 26 years (knock on wood). Each year, for the past 25 years, Pete has invited friends and family to run with him on New Year’s Eve. This year he’s running to help build the Wisconsin 9/11

Washington County Sheriff’s K9 tracks down felon | By Washington County Sheriff

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December 26, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – On Christmas Eve, K9 Ryker, our 2-year-old Belgium Malinois, tracked down a felon who fled from a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy on a traffic stop. The incident began around 7:39 p.m. on December 24 after a 25-year-old Village of Kewaskum man