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Racing at Slinger Nationals begins at 6:30 p.m. tonight | By Sleeveless Bob Schneider

July 7, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Random Lakes Brad JJ Mueller prepares his car for tonight’s Slinger Nationals during a Monday practice session at the famed facility.   Time trials are at 4:30 p.m. with racing at 6:30 p.m.

Nottestad takes Big 8 Late Model Series Prelude to the Nationals | By Dan Margetta

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 Slinger, WI —Jacob Nottestad survived a tough 88-lap Big 8 Late Model Series Prelude to the Nationals feature and drove to the victory over Ryan Gutknecht and Nick Egan on Sunday night at the Slinger Super Speedway.     “The car really came to life after the halfway mark,”

Slinger man’s name released following federal indictment on drug charges |  By Washington County Sheriff’s Lt. Paul Buth

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July 3, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – A 47-year-old Village of Slinger man, Antonion Holt, and a 33-year-old Milwaukee man, Emmanuel Vashaun James, were federally indicted in United States District Court – Eastern District of Wisconsin in late June 2020 for conspiracy to deliver several controlled substances. These

Slinger man federally indicted on drug charges |  By Washington County Sheriff’s Lt. Paul Buth

July 1, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – A 47-year-old Village of Slinger man and a 33-year-old Milwaukee man were federally indicted in United States District Court – Eastern District of Wisconsin in late June 2020 for conspiracy to deliver several controlled substances. These charges are the culmination of

Apel wins again after leaders tangle at Slinger | By Dan Margetta | Photo Sleeveless Bob Photography

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June 28, 2020 – Slinger, WI —Steve Apel took the lead just before halfway in the 77-lap super late model feature Sunday night at the Slinger Super Speedway when leaders Alex Prunty and Brad Keith tangled in turn four. It was Apel’s third victory in four weeks. “These guys

Dollar General moving into Dove Plaza in Slinger | By Ann Bauer

June 3, 2020 – Slinger, WI – It was a subtle announcement Tuesday, June 2 as a large yellow banner with black lettering was draped across the Dove Plaza sign on Highway 60 in Slinger. A new Dollar General is opening in the stripmall at 1026 E. Commerce Boulavard.

Obituary | John M. Jordan, 65, of Slinger

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May 19, 2020 – Slinger, WI –John M. Jordan, 65, of Slinger, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend. He was born on October 10, 1954 to Robert and Corrine (nee McNiel) Jordan in Sycamore, IL. He graduated from Lake Park High

Obituary | Wilfred Carl Lisko, 89, of Slinger

May 16, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Wilfred Carl Lisko passed on Sunday, May 10 at the age of 89 at Virginia Highlands in Germantown after suffering from a stroke on April 2. He was born on December 28th, 1931 in Lebanon to Harry and Paula Lisko and remained

Obituary | Dale F. Droese, 73, of Slinger

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May 2, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Dale Frank Droese found peace on April 29, 2020 at the age of 73. He is survived by his loving wife Kristine (nee Gettelman) of 45 years. He is the loving father of Ryan and Andrew (Kirstyn) Droese, proud Papa of Nathaniel,

Obituary | Betty Mae Lighthizer, 89, of Slinger

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April 28, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Betty Mae Lighthizer passed away peacefully April 26, 2020 At Serenity Villa in slinger. Betty was born In Fairchild WI. To Robert and Alma Lange July 12th 1930.   Betty married Dale “Bud” Lighthizer in 1950 in Eau Claire, WI. They began

Obituary | John T. Zeiske, 70, of Slinger

April 23, 2020 – Slinger, WI – John T. Zeiske, 70, gained his place in heaven on Sunday, March 15, 2020. He was born on June 1, 1949 in Milwaukee to parents Gilbert and Clara (Berscheit) Zeiske. John was 1968 graduate of Hartford Union High School. He proudly served

Slinger High School annual Athletic Scholarship Dinner/Golf Outing cancelled | By Kelly Reichle

April 18, 2020 – Slinger, WI – We regret having to announce the cancellation of the 30th Annual Slinger Athletic Scholarship Dinner/Golf Outing, which had been scheduled for June 12.  While this was a difficult decision, we know this is best for the safety and well-being of our community.

Obituary | Miriam G Baumann (Golightly), 93, of Slinger

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April 13, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Well–known teacher, Miriam (Golightly) Baumann, 93, entered eternal life on Easter morning. It was the completion of a journey with dementia but also the culmination of a life well-lived. Miriam was born in the family home in Wilkes-Barre, PA. to Helen and

Archbishop Jerome Listecki to pray for healing and protection at St. Peter Parish in Slinger

March 18, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Archbishop Listecki will celebrate a private Mass and then travel to 11 locations across the Archdiocese of Milwaukee to pray for healing and protection for

Archbishop Jerome Listecki to pray for healing and protection at St. Peter Parish in Slinger

March 18, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Archbishop Listecki will celebrate a private Mass and then travel to 11 locations across the Archdiocese of Milwaukee to pray for healing and protection for

Obituary | Herbert Edward Kieferndorf Jr., 84, of Slinger

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March 13, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Herbert E. Kieferndorf Jr. passed away on Thursday March 12, 2020 at the age of 84. He was born on January 1, 1936 in Milwaukee to Herbert E. and Pauline (nee Susarik) Kieferndorf Sr. After high school, Herb served in the Wisconsin

Obituary | Richard Frank “Dick” Oppermann, 72, of Slinger

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March 12, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Richard F. “Dick” Oppermann passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at the age of 72. He was born on October 13, 1947 in Milwaukee to Donald and Betty (nee Klever) Oppermann and was raised in Cedar Creek, WI. He graduated from

No. 6 Slinger Owls fight tough No. 2 seed from Whitefish Bay

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March 7, 2020 – Slinger, WI – The season is over for the No. 6 seed Slinger boys basketball team as it fell to No. 2 seed Whitefish Bay Blue Dukes in a low-scoring affair Saturday night in WIAA regional game. The Blue Dukes won 44 – 30. Whitefish

No. 6 seed Slinger Owls topple No. 3 seed Grafton at Grafton to advance in WIAA tournament | By Ron Naab

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March 6, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Number 6 seed Slinger upended No. 3 seed, Grafton on Friday night in a WIAA Division 2 regional game on Grafton’s home court; the final 62 – 54. The Owls advance to face No. 2 seed Whitefish Bay at Whitefish Bay on

Obituary | Egbert “Egi” Strohwig, 82, of Slinger

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February 26, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Egbert “Egi” Strohwig, of Slinger, passed away on Monday February 24, 2020 at the age of 82. He was born on March 1, 1937 in Riga, Latvia to Herbert and Bronislava (nee Bakinovski) Strohwig. On January 22, 1966 Egbert married Beverly Ninke

Obituary | Frances Crass (Mergenthaler), 88, of Slinger

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February 26, 2020 – Slinger, WI – Frances Crass (nee Mergenthaler) passed away on Monday, February 24, 2020 in Slinger at the age of 88. She was born on May 1, 1931 in Slinger to Fredrick and Mary (nee Scharfenberg) Mergenthaler. She attended school until 8th grade which was

Slinger High School student recognized for logo design for Washington County Drug Treatment Court

February 25, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Washington County Judge Todd Martens praised Slinger High School student Morgan Rogacki during a meeting this week of the Slinger School Board. Rogacki was the winner of a contest to design a logo for Washington County’s new Drug Treatment Court. She

Slinger High School student wins design contest for Drug Treatment Court | By Todd Martens

February 19, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – The Washington County Drug Treatment Court Team invited students from Washington County high schools to submit designs for its county-wide Drug Treatment Court logo design competition.  Students from five County high schools submitted over 30 logo designs for the team’s consideration.

Slinger and Hartford HS Snowboard teams finish season strong at Mt. LaCrosse | By Delaney Braun

February 19, 2020 – Slinger, WI – The Hartford and Slinger High School snowboard season has wrapped up with an excellent finish. All members on the girls team and six of the student athletes on the boys team competed in the toughest race yet at Mt. LaCrosse.   The

Obituary | Deanna Jean Branske-Beaudry, 81, of Slinger

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February 17, 2020 – Slinger, WI –Deanna J. Branske-Beaudry (nee Scheller), passed away on Thursday February 13, 2020 at the age of 81. She was born on May 30, 1938 in Prentice, WI. To Harry and Alvera (nee Meyer) Scheller. She attended Rufus King High School and graduated from
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