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UPDATE | High water levels make for hazardous situations in Washington County | By Joshua Glass

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March 14, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Numerous stretches of roadways are experiencing high water levels and have become hazardous in Washington County.  Conditions continue to change rapidly.                                        

New restaurant to open in Slinger | By Ruth Marks

  August 9, 2018 – Slinger, WI – A new business is anticipated to open in Slinger in late August. The Hideaway Restaurant is setting up shop in the Village Square Shopping Center in Slinger; the location was formerly occupied by Skinny Vic’s Diner & Coffee Shop, 335 E. Washington

New hours for Skinny Vic’s in Slinger as owner preps to relocate | By Ruth Marks

June 2, 2018 – Slinger, WI – A change in hours for Skinny Vic’s Diner & Coffee Shop, 335 E. Washington Street, in Slinger.   Restaurant owner Vicki Lehnerz said starting June 2, Skinny Vic’s will be open Saturdays and Sundays only,  through June 24.   After that date, the Slinger location will

New yoga studio opening in Slinger | By Ruth Marks

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  Oct. 23, 2017 – Slinger, WI – Awakening Healing & Yoga is opening in the Slinger Centre, 413 E. Washington Street. It’s going into the location formerly home to Romualda Photography. . Yoga studio owner Traci Eberly hopes to open Nov. 4. The studio will offer yoga, Reiki,

Name revealed for the new pizza place in Slinger | By Ruth Marks

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Oct. 6, 2017 – Slinger, WI –  A name has been released for the new pizza restaurant going into the old Heros Sandwich Shoppe, 140 Kettle Moraine Drive North in Slinger. Owner Tony Herrera said it will be called Angelos Pizzaria, although the sign will simply read Angelos Pizza. Neighbors

A familiar face in the restaurant industry in Slinger is opening a new eatery | By Ruth Marks

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Sept. 25, 2017 – Slinger, WI – A new restaurant will be opening in Slinger next month as Tony Herrera, owner of Polanco Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, opens a pizza place at 140 Kettle Moraine Drive North across from Bergmann Appliance & TV. The bright yellow and green building

Area gas prices appear to be dropping following the Labor Day jump | By Ruth Marks

Sept. 14, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Gas prices in Washington County are finally starting to decline. A few stations in West Bend, Jackson and Slinger were down to $2.49 for a gallon of regular unleaded. A couple weeks ago during the Labor Day holiday and at the

Local park and ride in Washington County reopens after serious upgrade | By Ruth Marks

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July 31, 2017 – Slinger, WI – Most people know about the official long time Park and Ride Lots in Allenton, West Bend, and Germantown, as well as the newer one in Richfield. But a previously less official looking, unlit gravel lot on Addison Road just north of Highway

A gallon of regular unleaded in Washington Co. has a diverse price range | By Ruth Marks

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  June 13, 2017 – Washington Co., WI –  Gas stations across Washington County have a 20-cent price range as the next travel holiday, July 4, is on the horizon. Germantown stations have a wide variation for a gallon of regular unleaded from $2.19 to $2.39. The going price

The Memorial Day price bump at the pump is looming | By Ruth Marks

May 23, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – If you didn’t fill your gas tank on Monday, better hurry while you can still find a station that hasn’t increased prices before the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Prices at all Slinger stations jumped six cents to $2.39 for a gallon

Service at Holy Angels Cemetery to dedicate new Memorial Monument for Civil War veterans | By Ruth Marks

May 20, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The West Bend  Veterans Honor Guard and the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War met at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at Holy Angels Cemetery in West Bend for a short ceremony to dedicate a new Memorial Monument for

VIDEO | Traffic signals making a test run in front of Meijer in West Bend. By Ruth Marks

May 8, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The countdown is on for the opening of the new Meijer store, 2180 S. Main Street in West Bend. In an effort to prepare motorists for the new traffic pattern the city has activated the stop-and-go lights at the intersection of

Wide range of gas prices across Washington County. By Ruth Marks

April 28, 2017 – Slinger, WI – After several weeks of a universal price at the pump throughout the area, prices in some communities in Washington County have begun dropping. Addison Station is at $2.34 for a gallon of regular unleaded. Prices in Jackson are $2.35 and 2.41. Slinger

VIDEO: Morning car fire in Slinger. By Ruth Marks

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April 18, 2017 – Slinger, WI – Some graphic photos show what remains following a car fire early Tuesday morning in Slinger. Firefighters from the Slinger Fire Department were quickly on the scene just before 11 a.m. to put out the fire in front of Cleary Building Corporation next

VIDEO | Teresa Hall’s vehicle got totaled in the snowy accident mess on I41. “I had the grill of the dump truck right here.” By Ruth Marks

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March 13, 2017 – Richfield, WI – Teresa Hall feels lucky to be alive. “My car was smooshed,” said Hall as she waited for a ride at Slinger High School. Hall was headed home to Michigan on Monday morning on I41 in Washington County when her vehicle was involved