It’s Baaaack! Special Weather Statement Issued for Wash/Dodge/Fondy Counties by National Weather Service

February 23, 2017 – Washington County, WI – Put away the rakes and garden trowels, then haul out the shovels and snowblowers once again. The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for Washington, Dodge and Fond du lac counties that reminds us that winter is not

West Bend East wrestlers Cayden Henschel and Manny Garrison are motivated for WIAA State. By Allie Boettcher

Feb. 23, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend East freshman Cayden Henschel and senior Manny Garrison have been working hard during practice to prepare for this week’s WIAA State wrestling tournament.     Henschel and Garrison have both qualified for the first time. This past week the

VIDEO | The final pour at Century Farmhouse Soap as Ann Marie Craig mixes her last batch. The store will be open through Saturday, Feb. 25

Feb. 23, 2017 – West Bend, WI – After 15 years everything is now happening for the last time at 136 S. Main Street in West Bend as it’s the end of an era for Ann Marie Craig and Century Farmhouse Soap. On a sunny Tuesday afternoon Craig made

Vegas Night is Feb. 25 at Fillmore Fire Department. Come join us!

Feb. 23, 2017 – Fillmore, WI – There will be casino games and prizes at the annual Vegas Night at Fillmore Fire Department on Feb. 25 starting at 7 p.m.  For more information or tickets contact Judy at 262-692-9434 or Dale at 262-689-4799.

Time capsule buried at the newly-renovated St. Peter Church in Slinger. By Ruth Marks

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Feb. 23, 2017 – Slinger, WI – After 8 a.m. Wednesday morning Mass held in the auditorium at St. Peter Grade School in Slinger, Rev. Rick Stoffel led parishioners, grade school children and teachers next door into the recently-renovated church.  The parish’s copper-box time capsule was sealed that morning

Don’t miss the West Bend Lions Club Peel & Eat Shrimp Dinner on Friday, Feb. 24

Feb. 23, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The annual West Bend Lions Club is hosting its annual fundraiser Friday, Feb. 24 at the VFW on Sand Drive.

Letter to the Editor: Thank you for making the History Center of Washington Co. Courtroom Mystery Dinner a success! By Patricia Lutz

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Feb. 23, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The History Center of Washington County would like to thank all the people who helped make our Courtroom Mystery Dinner Fundraiser: “Freddy the Fish” Refried a success. A very special thank you to our actors; John Spartz, Chris Dwyer, and Andy

VIDEO: Cheer on the UW-WC Wildcats at State this Saturday!!

Feb. 21, 2017 – The UW-WC Wildcats are taking their A game to the WCC State Tournament on Saturday. Stephen Murphy’s team has an impressive 18 – 6 record this season.  The Wildcats face UW-Marathon in its first-round game on Saturday afternoon. UW-WC lost its first game of the

Obit: Eugene “Geno” Dricken, 78, fo West Bend. Geno enjoyed going to the movies with Kathy, turtle hunting up north, and making animal sounds at the campfires.

Feb. 22, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Eugene “Geno” G. Dricken, 78, of West Bend, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Froedtert Hospital. Geno was born on June 16, 1938 to Lawrence and Olive (nee Ritger) Dricken in the Town of Barton and raised in West Bend.  He

RN Cathy Jahnke of Slinger is Froedtert St. Joe’s DAISY Award winner

  Feb. 22, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Cathy Jahnke of Slinger, RN in the Intensive Care Unit, has been recognized with Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin St. Joseph’s Hospital’s second quarter DAISY Award for her patient care and professionalism. “Cathy was amazing!” said the award

Daniel L. Miller to step down as Manitou Americas CEO; Successor to be named

Feb. 22, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Manitou Group today announced that Daniel L. Miller, chief executive officer of Manitou Americas, Inc. and president of the Compact Equipment Product Division, will leave effective April 30, 2017. Miller will remain active to assist with the transition while the company

West Bend Youth Football 2017 Registration is Saturday, Feb. 25. Click HERE for more details.

Feb. 22, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend Youth Football registration is Saturday, Feb. 25 starting at 8 a.m. at Silverbrook School.

Charity wrestling event ‘MAYHEM for Mason’ is Saturday, Feb. 25. Proceeds benefit Mason Holbrook and family

The gloves will be coming off Feb. 25 at Washington County Fair Park as Tiny Love, Justin Dredd and Damon Knight climb into the ring for Mayhem for Mason. Money will be raised for Mason Holbrook and family.

Washington Co. employees make strong donation to Heroin Task Force

Feb. 22, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Washington County Administrator, Joshua Schoemann, presents a check for $750 to Ronna Corliss and Ron Naab to support the work of the Heroin Task Force of Washington County. “We put together an employee-appreciation event in January and of the money we

Open house starts at 4 p.m. regarding construction on WIS 175 in Washington Co. – Neighbors encouraged to attend.

  Feb. 22, 2017 – The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Southeast Region is scheduled to begin work on WIS 175 from Maple Road to Beechwood Industrial Court and from Polk Street to WIS 60 in March. WIS 175 resurface improvements will include a mill and overlay of existing

Don’t miss the West Bend Lions Club Peel & Eat Shrimp Dinner on Friday, Feb. 24

Feb. 22, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The annual West Bend Lions Club is hosting its annual fundraiser Friday, Feb. 24 at the VFW on Sand Drive.

Final weekday Mass celebrated in St. Peter school auditorium. Time capsule placed as parish prepares to celebrate new renovation. By Ruth Marks

Feb. 22, 2017 – Slinger, WI – St.  Peter’s Wednesday 8 a.m. Mass. This is the last weekday Mass that will be held in the school auditorium. Mass has been shifted the past year for the reconstruction of St. Peter Church. Reverand Rick Stoffel said, “Attendance at Wednesday morning

Kettle Moraine Symphony Presents 20th Century Classics and featuring 16-year-old Callie Olinski’s performance of the Schumann concerto/

  March 5 Concert Includes Bernstein’s “West Side Story,” Copland’s “Fanfare”   Feb. 22, 2017 – West Bend, WI  – The Kettle Moraine Symphony (KMS) takes listeners back into the not too distant past as it presents 20th Century Classics featuring the music of Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, and

Replacement of Kohlsville River Bridges along I-41 to resume Monday, Feb. 27

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 Feb. 22, 2017 – Kohlsville, WI – Beginning Monday, February 27, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is scheduled to resume work on the reconstruction of the new bridges along I-41, over the Kohlsville River, in Washington County.   Last year, initial work involved partial bridge construction and temporary

Vegas Night is Feb. 25 at Fillmore Fire Department. Come join us!

Feb. 22, 2017 – Fillmore, WI – There will be casino games and prizes at the annual Vegas Night at Fillmore Fire Department on Feb. 25 starting at 7 p.m.  For more information or tickets contact Judy at 262-692-9434 or Dale at 262-689-4799.

Free entertainment at Richfield Historical Society’s Monthly General Meeting Series

Feb. 22, 2017- The Richfield Historical Society, Richfield WI, invites you to bring your popcorn, sit back and enjoy the PBS documentary, “Bottoms Up” on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017,  at 7 p.m., at the Richfield Fire Hall, 2008 State Road 175, Richfield. This film program is part of the

Obit: Tim Pruett, 63, of Slinger. Tim enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially in the gazebo.

Feb. 21, 2017 – Slinger, WI – Timothy I. Pruett, 63, of Slinger, entered eternal life peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, February 19, 2017, while Up North with his fishing buddies. Tim was born on January 19, 1954, in Appleton, the son of the late Richard and Bernadine