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VIDEO | West Bend East H.S. senior Savanna Rose makes donation to children at St. Joe’s Hospital

Sept. 14, 2017 – Town of Polk, WI – Savanna Rose Bonlender hobbled through the emergency room doors at St. Joseph’s Hospital in the Town of Polk today with a brace on her knee and carrying huge plastic bags crammed full of stuffed animals. It was the culmination of

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

Crossroads Music Fest is Saturday, Sept. 23 at Hartford Town Hall

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  Hartford, WI – Crossroads Music Fest is just around the corner. This year’s free Christian music event is being held at Hartford Town Hall on County Road K in Hartford. From noon – 7 p.m. there will be live music, food, a silent auction, and lots of family-friendly

Public meeting on reconstruction of CTH P in Jackson is this evening at Jackson Community Center

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  Sept. 14, 2017 – Jackson, WI – The Washington County Highway Department will be reconstructing County Trunk Highway P from State Highway 60 north to Woodland Drive in the Village and Town of Jackson in 2018. The project area will be designed to meet current and future traffic

VIDEO | Germantown Historian Irene Blau documents buildings in Germantown

Sept. 14, 2017 – Germantown, WI –  On Saturday, Sept. 16 an exhibit will be unveiled at Christ Church by the Germantown Historical Society to honor Irene Blau and her 35 years of service. Blau has been actively involved in the community since moving to Germantown in 1963. A “short” list of

5th annual Cemetery Tour presented by Hartford Historical Society

Hartford, WI – The Hartford Historical Society presents the 5th annual Cemetery Tour on Saturday, Sept. 16. Navy veteran Norman Zunker lived and died on West Sumner Street in Hartford but his life was touched by John Philip Sousa and his death was witnessed by thousands. Zunker built experimental

Tough loss to start conference play for UW-WC volleyball team | By Debbie Butschlick

  Sept. 13, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The UW-WC Wildcat volleyball team lost its first WCC Conference match to UW-Fond du Lac in a tough five set match 25-21, 20-25, 18-25, 25-23, 10-15. “As a team we struggled with serving,” said coach Deb Butschlick. “Missing serves especially

UW-Washington County falls to UW-Fond du Lac | By Mitchell Bury

  Sept. 13, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The UW-WC Wildcats opened up conference play at UW-Fond du Lac on Wednesday evening and suffered a 3-0 defeat. The Wildcats Michael Anderson had 12 saves on 15 shots. The team performed very well considering they had only 11 players,

Delta Defense and City of West Bend receive Community & Economic Development awards

Sept. 13, 2017 – Madison, Wis. – Delta Defense LLC, based in West Bend, and the City of West Bend received a  Business Retention & Expansion (BR&E) Award at the 3rd annual Community and Economic Development Awards banquet, held tonight at the Edgewater Hotel in Madison. This award recognizes

Obit: Theodore “Ted” Veres, 68, of West Bend

Sept. 13, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Theodore “Ted” Veres, 68, of West Bend, found peace on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. He was born on July 13, 1949 to the late James and Dorothy (nee Kovach) Veres in Cleveland, OH. He honorably served in the United States Navy.

Lance and Jenny Rohan set the record straight on the theft of cards/gifts in Fillmore

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  Sept. 13, 2017 – Newburg, WI – On Monday, was first to report the story about Lance and Jennifer Rohan. They had their wedding reception last Saturday at Fillmore Turner Hall and then their gift/card box was stolen out of a vehicle in the parking lot as

VIDEO | Breaking ground for Cobblestone Hotel and Wissota Chop House in Hartford

Sept. 13, 2017 – Hartford, WI – Groundbreaking in Hartford today as Cobblestone Hotel celebrated its newest addition. The hotel on Highway 60/ 110 E. Sumner Street will be built along with Wissota Chop House restaurant. Jeremy Griesbach, a 1992 graduate of Hartford Union High School, is the president

Obit: David J. Skrentny, 73, of Kewaskum

Sept. 13, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – David J. Skrentny, age 73, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 10, 2017, after a long battle with Multiple Myeloma cancer. He was born in Milwaukee on October 7, 1943 to Raymond and Ann (nee Felden) Skrentny. The family moved to Kewaskum

VIDEO | Germantown historian Irene Blau to be honored on Saturday, Sept. 16

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Sept. 13, 2017 – Germantown, WI – On Saturday, Sept. 16 an exhibit will be unveiled by the Germantown Historical Society to honor Irene Blau and her 35 years of service. Blau has been actively involved in the community since moving to Germantown in 1963. A “short” list of local service

Kettle Moraine Lutheran races in Sheboygan Invite | By Rhaea Lehman

Sept. 13, 2017 – Jackson, WI – Kettle Moraine Lutheran’s cross country team traveled to Sheboygan Lutheran on Tuesday, Sept. 12 as 28 teams participated in the Sheboygan Invite. Boys’ varsity raced first, followed by girls’ varsity, and then JV boys and girls ran together. A long, steep hill provided

Jackson Park Beer Garden is September 27 – October 1

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Jackson, WI – A full lineup of music and outdoor fun is ahead as the Jackson Park Beer Garden gets underway September 27 – October 1 at Jackson Park. The festivities will run from 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Be sure to circle your calendar and come enjoy some

Seven KML Chargers score in convincing win over Campbellsport | By Jacob Moeller

Sept. 13, 2017 – Jackson, WI – Kettle Moraine Lutheran improved to 2-1 in East Central Conference play with a 9-0 victory at Campbellsport on Tuesday. It didn’t take long for the Chargers to take control of the game, getting goals in the 4th and 6th minutes from Jake

First responders return to Wisconsin after deployment to assist victims of Hurricane Irma cancelled

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Sept. 13, 2017 – Wisconsin – Members of Wisconsin’s Urban Search and Rescue Task Force (WI-TF1) are on their way back to Wisconsin. The team had been requested by the state of Florida to assist with search and rescue efforts in the Jacksonville area, but the mission was cancelled