Washington County Insider Archive

VIDEO | Come celebrate Polanco Mexican Restaurant’s 2-year anniversary celebration

  August 18, 2018 – Slinger, WI – It’s hard to believe it’s already been two years since Polanco’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantena first opened in Slinger. Credit Tony Herrera with having the drive and vision to establish a fine locally-owned Mexican establishment. Herrera has 25 years in the

Jobs, jobs, jobs at Integrative Orthopedic Massage in Kewaskum

Kewaskum, WI – Integrative Orthopedic Massage in Kewaskum is looking for a massage therapist. MASSAGE THERAPIST: Looking for a great place to work with a steady stream of clients? Our rapidly growing massage/yoga/fitness clinic in Kewaskum is looking for a Licensed Massage Therapist to join our team! Flexible part-time

One man killed in fatal traffic accident in Town of Addison | By Washington County Sheriff

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    August 17, 2018 – Town of Addison, WI – On August 17, 2018 at 3:42 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a passenger car vs. semi-truck crash on Interstate 41 approximately 1 mile north of Cty Tk K in the Township of Addison. Washington

VIDEO | Gearing up for Polanco’s 2-year anniversary celebration

  August 17, 2018 – Slinger, WI – It’s hard to believe it’s already been two years since Polanco’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantena first opened in Slinger. Credit Tony Herrera with having the drive and vision to establish a fine locally-owned Mexican establishment. Herrera has 25 years in the

VIDEO | Big football game on tap tonight at Slinger High School

August 17, 2018 – Slinger, WI – Are you ready for some high school football? The Slinger Owls kick off the season tonight with a preseason game at 7 p.m. against the Whitefish Bay Blue Dukes. If you haven’t see the high school field this season, click the video

West Bend High School Class of 1948 to hold reunion brunch this Saturday, Aug. 18

West Bend, WI – The West Bend High School class of 1948 is preparing to relive some of its glory years as plans are in the works for a 70th class reunion brunch on August 18, 2018. The reunion will be held at New Perspective (formerly The Lighthouse), 2013

VIDEO | Rebroadcast of ribbon cutting at new Born Learning Trail in Slinger

http:// August 17, 2018 – Slinger, WI – It was a perfect day for a ribbon cutting this week for the new Born Learning Trail at Brendan’s Playground in Slinger.   The event featured a who’s who of local educators and business leaders including Slinger School Superintendent Daren Sievers, Pete

‘Of Mice and Men’ Returns to West Bend Stage at UW-Washington County | By Paul Steinbach

  August 17, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – John Steinbeck’s American literary classic “Of Mice and Men” returns to the UW-Washington County stage in West Bend for six performances, Aug. 17-19.   Set in Depression-era northern California, one of the most popular and controversial plays of all time tells

Memorial for John Geib is today, August 17

August 17, 2018 – West Bend, WI – There will be a memorial today, Aug. 17, for John Geib from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.  at the West Bend VFW Hall, 260 Sand Drive, in West Bend. Military Honors are scheduled for 5 p.m. Bring pictures and/or memories to share.

Alliance Services, Inc. in West Bend awarded Health Care Staffing Services certification

    August 17, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Alliance Services, Inc. has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification. The certification demonstrates Alliance Services’ commitment to providing qualified and competent health care professionals.   Alliance Services, Inc. underwent a rigorous

Jobs, jobs, jobs at McDonald’s in Washington and Ozaukee Counties

  Kewaskum, WI – Would you like to work for a company where you can advance your career? McDonald’s is hiring Team Members and Managers. Receive tuition assistance up to $12,000 over four years and paid time off.   There are multiple position openings in Kewaskum, Hartford, Slinger, Grafton,

VIDEO | Living Word Lutheran H.S. in Jackson highlighted in story on Time Warner Sports Channel | By JP Cadorin

  August 16, 2018 – Jackson, WI – A nice report by JP Cadorin from Time Warner Sports Channel on Tim Richert who is the new basketball coach at Living Word Lutheran High School in Jackson. Richert won a state title with Young Coggs Prep in 2015, and has

Donations sought for Community Food Pantry | By Ron Naab

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  August 16, 2018 – Allenton, WI – This Sunday, Aug.19, at the annual Allenton Picnic in Veterans Park the Trinity Community Center will hold a collection of non-perishable food items for the Community Food Pantry.   This will collection will take place in the park following the Allenton

Bryan’s Buffet is Friday, August 17 at The Columbian in West Bend

West Bend, WI – Bryan’s Buffet is Friday, August 17  at The Columbian, 3245 Lighthouse Lane in West Bend. The buffet serves from 4:45 p.m. – 8 p.m. and is open to the public. The $13 buffet includes sirloin tips, fish, chicken, salads, coffee, milk and desserts. Come join

Volunteers needed at 2018 Wheels on Main | By Anna Jensen

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West Bend, WI – Wheels on Main is just around the corner, Sept. 2, and organizers are looking for  judges and volunteers for the event. Do you love car shows? Do you enjoy looking at classic cars, motorcycles, race cars, trucks and late models? Then mark your calendar for Wheels

VIDEO | Update on MOWA’s Cultural Center

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August 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – It was a year ago in August 2017 when the Museum of Wisconsin Art unveiled drawings of what its Cultural Campus was going to look like. Plans targeted two acres of vacant land just to the south of MOWA with plants

VIDEO | Fish Fries this August with Tommy Schwai

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August 16, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Tommy Schwai has a schedule full of appearances in August. His famous fish fries are posted below.   Also make note of Schwai’s new format regarding deer processing. August 17 – Lomira Lions fish fry at Midwest Shooters Supply starting at

12th Annual Golfing for Gromo is Sunday, Sept. 23

  West Bend, WI – There’s a golf outing Sept. 23 at West Bend Lakes Golf Club and proceeds will go to the Luke Gromowski Ironman Scholarship Fund. Luke Gromowski was a senior at West Bend East when he died in a car accident in November 2014. A $1,000 scholarship

Legendary Whitetails to cut ribbon on Born Learning Trail in Slinger today

  August 16, 2018 – Slinger, WI – On Thursday, Aug. 16 a ribbon cutting will be held on a fourth Born Learning Trail, this one in Slinger.   Legendary Whitetails in Slinger is taking the lead on the effort. It’s a multi-sector partnership that works in cooperation with the

Holy Hour this Sunday, Aug. 19 at St. Frances Cabrini | By Rev. Nathan Reesman

  August 15, 2018 – West Bend, WI –  This Sunday, August 19, I will lead a Holy Hour from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Saint Frances Cabrini Parish, 1025 S. Seventh Avenue, West Bend, Wisconsin, to pray for the purification of the Church’s clergy and ministers, and

The opioid crisis among older adults in Washington County

  August 15, 2018 – West Bend, WI – There’s a free program today ath the Senior Center in West Bend, 2378 W. Washington Street, where the discussion will focus on substance abuse and misuse among older adults. Lou Herrmann from ELEVATE, Inc. will talk about opioids, assessment, and

Big changes ahead at Galactic McDonald’s in West Bend

August 15, 2018 – West Bend, WI – If you were a fan of the Galactic McDonald’s, 1140 S. Main Street in West Bend, you may want to pay a last visit as changes are ahead. The golden arches will undergo a large remodel which includes removing the galactic

VIDEO | Badger Masonry & Fireplace Supply adding extended hours

West Bend, WI – Badger Masonry & Fireplace Suppy in West Bend is extending its hours. On Wednesday nights the store, 545 N. Main Street, will remain open until 7 p.m. Badger Masonry & Fireplace Supply has wood and gas fireplaces, freestanding stoves, and fireplace supplies. Badger Masonry &

Jason Guslick concedes defeat and congratulates Marty Schulteis as the next Washington County Sheriff

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  August 14, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – With 80 percent of the precincts reporting, Jason Guslick concedes defeat and congratulates Marty Schulteis as the next Washington County Sheriff.   Schulteis has a sizable lead over Guslick; with a margin of 36 of 45 precincts reporting the unofficial

Election results for Washington County to be posted shortly

August 14, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Polls closed at 8 p.m. and election results should be forthcoming. Stay tuned.  

Obit: Lisa A. Alexander, 53, of Kewaskum

  August 14, 2018 – Kewaskum, WI – Lisa A. Alexander, 53, of Kewaskum, WI passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa, WI.   Lisa was born on September 29, 1964, the daughter of Stewart and Patricia (nee Watts) Gudmundsen. On June 16, 1990,

Strong turnout in Washington County for today’s Partisan Primary Election

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  August 14, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Polls will remain open until 8 p.m. for the Tuesday, Aug. 14 Partisan Primary Election. In West Bend at the District 4 polling station at City Hall on S. Main Street said 480 voters had cast a ballot by 5

Obit: Daniel L. Meyer, 71, of Slinger

  August 14, 2018 – Slinger, WI –  Daniel L. Meyer “Bookum” passed away Friday August 10, 2018 at the age of 71 years. He was born on March 19, 1947 to Walter and Evelyn (nee Bloedorn) Meyer and raised in Slinger. Dan graduated from Slinger High School Class
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