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New Berlin man killed in deadly semi crash in Town of Addison
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A semi-truck driver from New Berlin is dead after having a medical emergency and crashing in Washington County. It happened Monday afternoon in the Town of Addison.
Iconic West Bend Theatre sign to be removed Christmas week
Dec. 18, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The iconic perimeter-lit “West Bend” sign on the Historic West Bend Theatre (HWBT) will come down next week for restoration to its original luster.
West Bend Common Council to vote Monday on allowing neighbors to raise chickens
Dec. 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – On Monday night, Dec. 17 the West Bend Common Council will once again review its ordinance on raising live chickens within the city limits. In March 2017 the council voted against allowing chickens. A number of people spoke in favor but aldermen “were not in favor of
Sheriff: Man ‘driving a 3,500-pound bullet’ overdosed in squad after pursuit, crash at I-41/45 split
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- A 35-year-old man was arrested Sunday afternoon, Dec. 16 along I-41 near Holy Hill Road -- accused of leading law enforcement on a pursuit through Washington County. Sheriff's officials said he overdosed while he was sitting in the back of a squad car.
Firehouse Subs opening 18th Wisconsin franchise, in New Berlin
A new Firehouse Subs restaurant will open on Dec. 18 in New Berlin as the company’s ninth Milwaukee-area franchise location. The Jacksonville, Florida-based, fast-casual sandwich shop chain in May 2016 said it planned to add at least 12 locations in the following three years to the Wisconsin market,
Busy day as Sweet Creations Village Bakery winds down in West Bend
Dec. 16, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Fans of Sweet Creations Village Bakery, 825 S. Main Street, in West Bend are passing along ‘thank-you’ cards and notes of support as the locally-owned bakery moves toward its final day, Dec. 23.
An extra special time of year for Allan Kieckhafer | By William James R. Schroeder Sr.
Dec. 17, 2018 – West Bend, WI – For children and adults alike, Christmas is a special day. For Allan Kieckhafer, the day has always meant a little more. This year December 25 marks Kieckhafer’s 95th birthday.
Netflix’s ‘Making a Murderer’ Filmmakers Sued by Former Wisconsin Police Sergeant
Netflix seems to be heading to court, again. Andrew Colborn, who earlier this year retired from the police force in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, on Monday filed a defamation lawsuit over his portrayal in the celebrated Netflix docuseries Making a Murderer.
Metalcraft of Mayville acquires FJR Manufacturing
MAYVILLE -- Metalcraft of Mayville Inc. announced the acquisition of FJR Manufacturing, located in West Bend, effective Monday. "These are exciting times at Metalcraft of Mayville," said Metalcraft CEO Martin Gallun. "With the additional innovation and automation capabilities resulting from this acq
Police: Man attacked with ‘heavy beer glass’ after holiday party at Schooner Pub in Port Washington
PORT WASHINGTON -- A man was attacked in a Port Washington parking lot -- hit on the head and left for dead. A passerby stepped in to help, and police said a 26-year-old man turned himself in on Monday morning, Dec. 17.
Heavy law enforcement presence, lane closures after apparent crash near 41/45 split
WASHINGTON COUNTY -- There was a large law enforcement presence amid what appeared to be a crash in Washington County Sunday, Dec. 16 that closed lanes on I-41/45 near Richfield.
Pizza Ranch in West Bend treats families to free pizzas this Christmas
West Bend, WI – It’s the season of giving, and what better way to share the love than free food for the holidays! This December, businesses in West Bend are partnering with local community groups for the ‘12 Days of Pizza Project’. 15 families will be given coupons for one free large pizza or 8 pc c
Walker in Washington for White House reception
MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to a reception at the White House amid speculation about whether he may join President Donald Trump's administration. Walker spokeswoman Amy Hasenberg said Monday that the Republican Walker was in Washington for the White House event but didn't h
New Berlin semi driver suffers ‘medical crisis,’ dies on scene of crash on I-41 in Washington County
WASHINGTON COUNTY — A New Berlin man died at the scene of a crash on I-41 near Highway 33 in the Town of Addison in Washington County Monday afternoon, Dec. 17 — after apparently suffering a medical emergency while driving.
Junior High Winterfest at Holy Angels School | By Mike Sternig
Posted in Education, Event, Religion, Washington County, West Bend No comments. Dec. 17, 2018 – West Bend, WI – Instead of the usual 2:50 p.m. dismissal, Holy Angels junior high students recently chose to stay until 5 p.m.. It wasn’t a detention or missing assignment…it was the annual Junior High Wi
Packers claim running back Bibbs
Green Bay — The Packers have claimed running back Kapri Bibbs off waivers from the Redskins. Bibbs had four total touchdowns in limited action with Washington. The third-year pro (Colorado St.) has played in 26 career games with Denver and Washington.
Port Washington man found lying in pool of blood after bar fight
A 35-year-old Port Washington man was found lying in a pool of his own blood after a bar fight in downtown Port Washington on Sunday, Dec. 16. Port Washington police think the man was struck in the face with a pint glass in the parking lot behind Schooner Pub, 114 N. Franklin St., before police arri
White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Sunday pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week, digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stood firm against it.
Thanks for supporting Day 10 of 25 Runs of Gratitude for United Way of Washington County | By Pete Rettler
Dec. 15, 2018 – Chicago, WI – Today I completed 24 years, 349 days of not missing a day of running. That’s 9,114 days in a row and run number 10 of the 25 Runs of Gratitude.
Say What Now? White Wisconsin Teacher Yell's 'N*gga' Repeatedly in the Classroom, Says It's Ok Because She Had a Black Nanny [Video]
An unidentified teacher in Wisconsin has been placed on leave after a video emerged of her repeatedly using the N-word in a classroom surfaced. The teacher, who has not been identified, was recorded by one of her students repeatedly using the n-word while teaching a class at Bradford High School in