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VIDEO | West Bend High School Veterans Tribute Film | By Scott Mindel

Washington Co., WI – As a tribute to local veterans and the hard work of West Bend East High School teacher Scott Mindel the entire list of veterans in his video is being published for the Fourth of July this year. Below is a note from Mindel. “Here is

President issues flag-lowering order

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

Allenton American Legion Post to host brat fry June 8 and 9 | By Ron Naab

  June 8. 2018 – Allenton, WI –  The public is invited to visit the Sausage Plus Brat Stand on Fifteenth Avenue and West Washington Street in West Bend this Friday and Saturday. This weekend the stand will be staffed by members of the Allenton American Legion Post 483. Chairman of

Allenton American Legion Post to host brat fry June 8 and 9 | By Ron Naab

  June 7, 2018 – Allenton, WI –  The public is invited to visit the Sausage Plus Brat Stand on Fifteenth Avenue and West Washington Street in West Bend this Friday and Saturday. This weekend the stand will be staffed by members of the Allenton American Legion Post 483. Chairman of

Allenton American Legion Post to host brat fry June 8 and 9

  June 6, 2018 – Allenton, WI –  The public is invited to visit the Sausage Plus Brat Stand on Fifteenth Avenue and West Washington Street in West Bend this Friday and Saturday. This weekend the stand will be staffed by members of the Allenton American Legion Post 483. Chairman of

List of Memorial Day Parades and services in Washington County

May 28, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Neighbors across Washington County are being asked to stand and remove their hats when the U.S. flag passes at the start of Memorial Day parades on Monday, May 28.   The day, also called Decoration Day, is for observance in memory

Etiquette for Memorial Day Parades

May 27, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Neighbors across Washington County are being asked to stand and remove their hats when the U.S. flag passes at the start of Memorial Day parades on Monday, May 28.   The day, also called Decoration Day, is for observance in memory

Etiquette for Memorial Day Parades

May 25, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Neighbors across Washington County are being asked to stand and remove their hats when the U.S. flag passes at the start of Memorial Day parades on Monday, May 28.   The day, also called Decoration Day, is for observance in memory

Allenton couple collect items to help homeless veterans | By Ron Naab

May 24, 2018 – As part of the Memorial Day weekend American Tribute Ride Committee members Ron and Ann Naab are collecting items to take to the Veterans Homeless and Recovery Center at King Veterans Home in Waupaca. This is a semi-annual event the two have coordinated the past five

Local Korean War vets host brat fry today at Hwy 33 and 15th Avenue

  April 29, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The Korean War Veterans Association will be holding a brat fry Sunday, April 29 at the corner of Washington and 15th Avenue. Hours are from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Proceeds will go to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight and the Flag

VIDEO | 95-year-old WWII vet Dave Lowe from Erin will be on Saturday’s Honor Flight

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Washington Co., WI – There will be 10 veterans from Washington County participating in Saturday’s Stars and Stripes Honor Flight to Washington D.C. One of the oldest vets on the flight will be 95-year-old WWII veteran Dave Lowe from the Town of Erin. Lowe was drafted was 19 years

Local VFW presents plaque to Burger King in West Bend for its generosity

Dec. 31, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Across this state, a number of Burger King Restaurants raised money for a VFW program called ‘Unmet Needs.’ Collectively in the 2016 campaign, these franchisees raised over $71,000.   The Burger King in West Bend also participated and a plaque was presented

Washington County couple in their fourth year of making donations to King Veterans Home

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Nov. 16, 2017 – Allenton, WI – Ron and Ann Naab of Allenton are attempting to make another donation run to the Veterans Assistance Program at King on Friday of Thanksgiving weekend. “This drive is for our guys in the Homeless Veterans Rehab Center in the OVE House,” said

Veterans Day ceremony is Monday at UW-Washington County

Nov. 12, 2017 – West Bend, WI –The Student Veterans of America at UW-Washington County (UW-WC) are commemorating Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 13, with a ceremony that begins at noon in the campus theatre. Everyone is welcome to attend with a special welcome to area veterans and their

Veterans Day is Saturday, Nov. 11 and the ceremony at Veterans Plaza begins at 10:45 a.m.

  Nov. 11, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Today is Veterans Day and the traditional West Bend Veterans Day program will be held “at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.” Local veterans will gather at 10:45 a.m. at Veterans Plaza at Fifth Avenue

Weasler Engineering salutes employees who spent time in the military

  Nov. 11, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Weasler Engineering in West Bend is paying tribute to Veterans Day by highlighting some of its employees who served in the military. Thanks to all the veterans who are working in locally-owned businesses in Washington County. Make plans to attend

Veterans Day is Saturday, Nov. 11 and the ceremony at Veterans Plaza begins at 10:45 a.m.

  Nov. 10, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Veterans Day is Saturday, Nov. 11 and the traditional West Bend Veterans Day program will be held “at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.” Local veterans will gather at 10:45 a.m. at Veterans Plaza at

Weasler Engineering salutes employees who spent time in the military

Nov. 8, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – Weasler Engineering in West Bend is paying tribute to Veterans Day by highlighting some of its employees who served in the military. Kurt Ellenbecker served in the U.S. Air Force from 1976 – 1980. He was stationed in K. I. Sawyer

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of the Monday night West Bend Council meeting honoring Veterans

http://   Nov. 7, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Common Sense Citizens of Washington County teamed up with Moraine Park Technical College and several Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops to help the West Bend Common Council honor local veterans. Presenters included the West bend Veterans Honor Guard,

Hartford Union High School to host Veterans Breakfast | By Jana Danay

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    Nov. 5, 2017 – Hartford, WI – Hartford Union High School (HUHS) is hosting a free Veterans Breakfast on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 from 7:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.  to commemorate all those who served our country. All Hartford area veterans are cordially invited to attend the

Hartford Union High School to host Veterans Breakfast | By Jana Danay

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    Nov. 3, 2017 – Hartford, WI – Hartford Union High School (HUHS) is hosting a free Veterans Breakfast on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 from 7:15 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.  to commemorate all those who served our country. All Hartford area veterans are cordially invited to attend the

VIDEO | West Bend High School Veterans Tribute Film | By Scott Mindel

Washington Co., WI – As a tribute to local veterans and the hard work of West Bend East High School teacher Scott Mindel the entire list of veterans in his video will be published at WashingtonCountyInsider.com over the next two weeks. Below is a note from Mindel. In advance

VIDEO | West Bend High School Veterans Tribute Film | By Scott Mindel

Washington Co., WI – As a tribute to local veterans and the hard work of West Bend East High School teacher Scott Mindel the entire list of veterans in his video will be published at WashingtonCountyInsider.com over the next two weeks. Below is a note from Mindel. In advance

VIDEO | West Bend High School Veterans Tribute Film | By Scott Mindel

Washington Co., WI – In advance of Veterans’ Day in November, I thought it might be appropriate to honor a specific group of veterans in your publication. Attached is a list of about 1,600 veterans who attended or graduated from the West Bend High Schools or were/are faculty/staff members

Five veterans from Washington Co. on Sept. 16 Honor Flight

   Sept. 2, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – There will be five veterans from Washington County on the Saturday, Sept. 16 Honor Flight out of Milwaukee. Among the local veterans on the flight include: Korean War Marine veteran Henry Sausen Jr (Hank) of Hartford, Korean War Army Morse code

American Tribute ride coming to neighboring Dodge County | By Ron Naab

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July 5, 2017 – Theresa, WI – On July 22nd, a very unique experience will be happening in Theresa as the 5th Annual American Tribute Ride will be ending at Theresa Fireman’s Park. It is anticipated that 200 or more motorcycles will participate along with a few 4-wheeler vehicles.

Town Hall meeting for veterans and their families at UW-Washington County

June 20, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The Milwaukee (Zablocki) VA Medical Center and Milwaukee VA Regional Office will jointly host a town hall/claims clinic for veterans, service members, their families and survivors, to discuss VA benefits and health care. Community members and organizations that assist veterans with
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