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Stop Heroin Now rally has been relocated

  The Stop Heroin Now event has been relocated because of the inclement weather. The rally is now being held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 140 N. Seventh Avenue. The rally runs from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. and includes information booths, a balloon launch and motivational speakers including State

Richfield Days at Firemans Park

 

Around the Bend: Updates & Tidbits by Judy Steffes

  – Monday, August 29, the Wisconsin DOT will start resurfacing the US 45 and WIS 33 Interchange in Washington County. Built in 1986, and with its last rehabilitation in 1999. -Wisconsin’s largest gluten-free food expo is coming to Washington County Fair Park on Saturday, Sept. 24. The event

Pancake breakfast is on tap from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Saturday, August 27 Pancake Breakfast – music TBA   8-10 Julie Lee & Her White Rose Band 11-2 Music Connection 2-3 Polka Family 3-4 Music Connection 4-5 Polka Family 5-6 Music Connection 6-7 Polka Family 7-8 Up All Night 8-11 More details at West Bend Germanfest.com

Looks like we’re in store for a little rain today

The forecast according to accuweather.com is calling for a little rain and a hi of 76.

Obituary: Jim Ramstahl funeral is today at 11 a.m.

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James Ramsthal, age 77, former president of Serigraph Sales and Manufacturing Co., passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on Sunday, August 21, 2016 after a hard fought battle with myelodysplastic syndrome. He was born in West Bend on January 1st, 1939 to the

Wheels on Main is Sunday, September 4 in West Bend

The 6th Annual Wheels on Main is a premier truck, car and bike show held in beautiful downtown West Bend. The event runs 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Hundreds of cars, thousands of spectators, over 20 categories. Free admission.    Live music, food, drinks, family activities and vendors. Fun

WB hosts State Moose Horseshoe Tournament

August 20 and 21 the West Bend Moose Lodge hosted the Annual State Moose Horseshoe Tournament.   There were 65 people participating from communities like Beloit, Eastern Kettle Moraine, Janesville, Kenosha, Monroe, Muskego, Racine, & West Bend.   West Bend Lodge had 29 people on its team. After 10

Work begins Monday on US 45 and Highway 33

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  Interchange to see safety improvements   Beginning Monday, August 29, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to start resurfacing work on the US 45 and WIS 33 Interchange in Washington County. Built in 1986, and with its last rehabilitation in 1999, it is evident that this

Strong testimonial for WashingtonCountyInsider.com

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  Hey Judy!!  I wanted to send a little note of thanks.  As you know, I started racing competitively on a snowboard last year and did well at USASA Nationals.  This season, I am training to do even better.   It is an expensive sport and I am looking

Obit: James E. Krier, 66, Port Washington

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James Edward Krier, age 66 years, passed away peacefully Friday morning, August 26, 2016. Beloved husband of Susan (nee Nordengren), dear brother of Dennis (Mary) Krier and Mary (Sam) Marchese. Further survived by mother-in-law Carol Nordengren, sisters-in-law Shirley Krier, Holly (Steve) Ostermann, Peggy (Mark) Savatski and Patti (John) Lemkuil,

Obit: Lester George Gutschenritter, 87, Hartford

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Lester George Gutschenritter, age 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 25, 2016.  He was born to George and Salome (nee Tiss) Gutschenritter on July 19, 1929 in the Town of Summit, WI.  He married Mary Ann Jaworski and together they had 4 children, Sue (Rick) Imperiale, Terry (Carl) Meredith, Jim,

Friday football roundup

-West Bend East loses to New Berlin 48 -21 -Kewaskum beat Port Washington 21-14. – Slinger hosted Whitefish Bay and the Owls lost to the Blue Dukes 28 – 7.

Indians improve to 2-0 with win over Port Washington

Kewaskum improved to 2-0 with a win over Port Washington. Final score was 21-14. It was a back-and-forth battle in the first quarter as the score remained 0-0. Kewaskum scored at the beginning of the 2nd quarter when Patrick Krier had a 2-yard rushing touchdown. Poole passed to Kries

And now it is complete…

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A big round of applause for Tim from Steiner Electric who helped fix the lights in the marquee at the Downtown West Bend Theatre. Last July the team of Steiner and Zimmer (Kevin and Amy) ran out of lights. They stared from the top down … and recently the

Obit: V. Annette Schwanke, 83, Hartford

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V. Annette Schwanke (nee McClellan), age 83 years of Hartford, passed away Friday, August 26, 2016 at Wellington Place. Viola was born on October 20, 1932 in Chicago, IL to William and Ellen (nee Johnson) McClellan.  Viola was raised in Milwaukee and met her late husband Donald and were married

Work begins Monday on US 45 and Highway 33

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  Interchange to see safety improvements   Beginning Monday, August 29, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to start resurfacing work on the US 45 and WIS 33 Interchange in Washington County. Built in 1986, and with its last rehabilitation in 1999, it is evident that this

West Bend woman wins $500 at Music on Main

  Kristy Davidson of West Bend won $500 during Thursday night’s Music on Main.  The giveaway was part of a ‘thank you’ to the community for supporting the Thursday entertainment throughout the season.   “We planned on going on vacation in the Dells this weekend; one last hurrah before

Flashback school photo: Twin spin on this Friday

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As classes get set to begin we flashback to a school days photo of a couple of business leaders in the community. Any thoughts?

Flashback to S. Main Street – currently Casa Tequila

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  This week the building that is home to Casa Tequila Restaurant was sold, 146 S. Main Street. With help from historian Terry Becker we’re able to give you some history on that location.   Some of the businesses in the past included Eaton’s Pizza, The Daily Grind, and

Fifth Avenue Street Fest is Sunday, September 11 in WB

  FREE event • All are welcome Sunday, September 11, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 323 S Fifth Avenue – by the Old Courthouse Starts at 10 a.m. with Service and celebration of our First Responders. Followed by: Fifth Avenue Street Fest with games and entertainment. Games and entertainment