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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

Final Spring Primary results in Washington County. See who is advancing to the April 4 Election

Feb. 21, 2017 – Washington Co., WI –

Slinger H.S. sports a pair of WIARA state title holders – Lexi Bullis and Danielle Sylvester. By Lexi Bullis

Feb. 21, 2017 – Slinger, WI – Slinger High School has a couple of WIARA state champions as Lexi Bullis and Danielle Sylvester took home the title in snowboarding and skiing. Bullis submitted the story below.   So this past weekend was a pretty great. I placed 1st in both

Review of races in Washington County for today’s Spring Primary

Feb. 21, 2017 – Washington Co., WI –  There are only a couple of items on the Feb. 21 primary ballot for the Feb. 21. Polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m. Voters are reminded to bring a valid I.D. Winners of the primary advance to the April 4 Spring

Local 12-year-old Aidan Abbott headed to Madison to talk to lawmakers. Click here to read his story.

Feb. 21, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend’s Aidan Abott headed to the capitol in Madison to discuss his rare disease and changes needed to state dental laws. See his story below. My name is Aidan Abbott and I am 12 years old and a rare disease

VIDEO: Polls open 7 a.m. for today’s Spring Primary

Feb. 21, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Polls open at 7 a.m. for today’s Spring Primary. Below is a sample ballot. There is a race in the Village of Richfield. Polls remain open until 8 p.m. and voters are reminded to bring a valid I.D. Stay with WashingtonCountyInsider.com

West Bend Police Explorer receives full scholarship to Columbia College

  Feb. 20, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend Police Explorer Katie Espen was awarded a full scholarship from Columbia College in Missouri to pursue her academic future with a double major in Forensic Science and Biomedical Services. Espen has been a Police Explorer since 2015 and

No. 1 Ripon is too much for Kettle Moraine Chargers. By Jacob Moeller

Feb. 20, 2017 – Jackson, WI – Kettle Moraine Lutheran gave the No. 1 ranked Ripon Tigers all they could handle on Monday night, but the Chargers fell just short. KML came out of the gate flying, jumping to a five-point lead, but Ripon’s Eddie Muench and Bennet Vander

Polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m. for the Spring Primary

Feb. 20, 2017 – Washington Co., WI –  There are only a couple of items on the Feb. 21 primary ballot for the Feb. 21. Polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m. Winners of the primary advance to the April 4 Spring Election. Click HERE to see those contested races.

Holy Angels Students of the Month: Sam Wiedmeyer, Keegan Tennies and Ronnie Sadownikow

  Feb. 20, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Holy Angels Students of the Month for January. 6th – Sam Wiedmeyer Sam is a hard-working, conscientious student and athlete. His teachers report that he always does his best work and takes pride in learning. He likes all kinds of

All-star performance by UW-WC pushes the Wildcats to final four of WCC state tournament. By Stephen Murphy

Feb. 19, 2017 – West Bend, WI – A packed house, including several fans traveling from the West Bend area to support the University of Wisconsin – Washington County mens basketball team on Saturday. The Wildcats didn’t disappoint as it knocked down a 95-70 victory over UW-Sheboygan to advance

West Bend Scholastic Cadets 5th – 8th grade Winter Guard

Feb. 19, 2017 – West Bend, WI –  The West Bend Scholastic Cadets 5th – 8th grade Winter Guard just won 1st place in their second competition in Hersey, Illinois. The team also took 1st place in the first competition in Cedarburg The students are from Silverbrook and Badger

Lenten Ecumenical Prayer Service starts March 3 at West Bend area churches

Feb. 19, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend area Churches will be hosting a Lenten Ecumenical Prayer Service over the Wednesday noon hour.   Each service will last from 12:15 p.m. to about 12:45 p.m. The  theme this year is about Seeds of Hope found within Sacred Scriptures

Richfield Historical Society preps for Antique Appraisal and Chili Lunch event on Feb. 19 By Diane Pedersen

Feb. 19, 2017 – Richfield, WI –  The Richfield Town (now Village) Board had a bold vision in 1998 when it purchased the property on which the 150-year-old Messer/Mayer Mill is located. Even though the Mill is owned by the Village, it is the public-private partnership with the Richfield

West Bend East Wrestling fought hard at Sectionals – two Suns advance to WIAA State. By Allie Boettcher

Feb. 18, 2017 – West Bend, WI – West Bend East Wrestling has two wrestlers moving on to compete in state, freshman Cayden Henschel and senior Manny Garrison. Henschel took 1st in the 120-pound weight class by beating Cameron Tonson by fall in 2:53.  Garrison took 2nd in the

UW-WC Wildcats advance to state following a close win over UW-Waukesha. By Jacob Schmick

Feb. 18, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The UW-WC Wildcats took on the Cougars of UW-Waukesha in a WCC quarterfinal match-up on Saturday and edged the Cougars 55 – 52 to advance to the State Tournament. The game was a defensive struggle from start to finish.  The first

Hartford’s Corey McCauley named Educator of the Year for the Wisconsin Technology Education Association

Feb. 18, 2017 – Hartford, WI – Congratulations to Mr. Corey McCauley, Technology & Engineering Educator who has been named the Educator of the Year for the Wisconsin Technology Education Association. This is a significant honor and distinction.   HUHS and our students are fortunate to have Mr. McCauley as a teacher.  Mr. McCauley has been

Last day today to vote In-person absentee – Spring Primary is Tuesday, Feb. 21

Feb. 17, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – In-person absentee voting runs until 4:30 p.m. today, Friday, Feb. 17. You must bring an ID to vote. There are only a couple of items on the primary ballot for the Feb. 21 election. Polls open next Tuesday at 7 a.m.

Richfield Historical Society preps for Antique Appraisal and Chili Lunch event on Feb. 19 By Diane Pedersen

Feb. 17, 2017 – Richfield, WI –  The Richfield Town (now Village) Board had a bold vision in 1998 when it purchased the property on which the 150-year-old Messer/Mayer Mill is located. Even though the Mill is owned by the Village, it is the public-private partnership with the Richfield

Slinger girls down Wisconsin Lutheran during Senior Night | By Ron Naab

Feb. 16, 2017 – Slinger, WI – The Slinger girls basketball team hosted Wisconsin Lutheran Vikings for the final time as a conference opponent Thursday night. The Owls continue their intense, “in-your-face” basketball.  Even with starter Emily Rothenhoefer out for the night, the Owls held stead and played good

VIDEO | Former Gov. Martin Schreiber talks about Alzheimer’s and being a caregiver. See him 6 p.m. tonight at Cedar Community

Feb. 17, 2017 – West Bend, WI – Former Wisconsin Gov. Martin Schreiber is at Cedar Ridge in West Bend tonight to talk about his new book “My Two Elaines.” Schreiber learned 12 years ago about his wife’s condition. He said he made quite a few mistakes along the

Gearing up for state snowboarding competition this weekend. By Lexi Bullis

Feb. 16, 2017 – Slinger, WI – Slinger High School junior Lexi Bullis, 16, is headed to state this weekend for snowboarding. Bullis is a well-decorated athlete and she’s posted an update on her accomplishments so far this season. Watch for more updates from Lexi Bullis as she heads