July Photos of the Month
Photos by John Ehlke
Patrons gather as the fireworks signify the end of the first day at the Washington County Fair in the Town of Polk on Tuesday evening. The fair will continue through Sunday. West Bend West's Jacob Droese jumps for a high throw to second base as Slinger's Nathan Roethle slides in safely under him at Regner Park in West Bend on Tuesday evening. West Bend West's AJ Emerich celebrates after reaching first base after a bunt to load the bases with no outs in the top of the sixth with the game tied against Germantown in Germantown on Saturday afternoon. West Bend West won 5-4. <br/><br/> Vietnam Veteran Bernie Gundrum pictured in May 1971 in Vietnam. Gundrum served in Vietnam for 11 months in 1971. Gundrum is one of four Washington County residents chosen for the EAA's Honor Flight. Gundrum said he was looking at his opportunity as a welcoming home. Vietnam veteran Bernie Gundrum wears the floppy hat he did in Vietnam in his home in Hartford on Tuesday afternoon. Gundrum served in Vietnam for 11 months in 1971. Gundrum is one of four Washington County residents chosen for the EAA's Honor Flight. Gundrum said he was looking at his opportunity as a welcoming home. Cameron Pawlak, 5, of Germantown surveys the field during a T-Ball game apart of the Germantown Parks and Recreation Department at Firemen's Park in Germantown on Thursday, July 11. A member of Bob's Main St. Auto and Towing helps push the remains of the car involved in a accident with a motorcycle at the intersection of highway 33 and highway 144 in West Bend on Wednesday night. Flight for Life was called in. Doug Harriman of Madison reaches to grab a t-shirt before the 199 Lap Super Late Model Feature at Slinger Speedway on Tuesday night. Jonnie Wolf of Richfield sits with a popcorn bucket over his head before the 199 Lap Super Late Model Feature at Slinger Speedway on Tuesday night. Drivers are introduced as the sun sets across the track before the 199 Lap Super Late Model Feature at Slinger Speedway on Tuesday night. The 199 Lap Super Late Model Feature at Slinger Speedway on Tuesday night. Dan Bartelt enters the courtroom for his initial hearing at the Washington County Courthouse in West Bend on Wednesday afternoon. Bartelt will undergo a competency test to make sure he understands the charges that he is being charged with. Court will reconvene on September, 4 to review the results. Bartelt is being charged with four felony charges in the death of Jessie Blodgett. Chris Daughtry of the band Daughtry performs at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Saturday night. Elbert Reed of Hartford is one of four Washington County residents that were chosen for the EAA's Honor Flight this Friday. Reed served with the Air Force during the Vietnam War in 1969-1970. "I have mixed emotions," said Reed about the flight. "(The flight) is conjuring up a lot of memories. The feelings when we came home," said Reed. Reed did say he is still excited for the flight. <br/><br/> Katelyn Nielsen, 5, of West Bend watches her American Flag wave in the wind before the Fourth of July parade in West Bend on Thursday morning. Korean War veteran Vincent Stockhausen of West Bend adjusts his hat before the Fourth of July parade in West Bend on Thursday morning. Kate Davies, 10, of West Bend smiles while wearing her Fourth of July attire before the Fourth of July parade in West Bend on Thursday morning. Ethan Schoenung, 4, of West Bend practices his drumming before the Fourth of July parade begins in West Bend on Thursday morning. (From Left) Cooper Hletkp, 14, Ethan Hletko, 13, Charlie Mundinger, 15, and Alex Fountain, 10, all of West Bend cheer as more cars make their way along the parade route for the Fourth of July  in West Bend on Thursday morning. <br/><br/> The "Best in Show" ducks on display for the Duck Derby at Regner Park apart of the Fourth of July festivities in West Bend on Thursday morning. Kaylie Saric, 5, of West Bend looks through her "Fireworks Fan" before the firework show at Riverside Park in West Bend on Thursday night. The West Bend Dance and Tumbling Troupe perform before the fireworks show at Riverside Park in West Bend on Thursday night. Carl Sauer of West Bend patiently waits for the fireworks show at Riverside Park in West Bend on Thursday night. Brycen Carlson, 13, of Grafton sits in a tree while holding his glow stick waiting for the firework show to begin at Riverside Park in West Bend on Thursday night. The red glow of the fireworks light up the faces  of the patrons in Riverside Park in West Bend on Thursday night. <br/><br/> Deondria Harris, 8, of Milwaukee smiles as water is dumped on her head at the Splash Pad in Regner Park in West Bend on Thursday evening. Temperatures are expected to cool down next week with highs in the low to mid 80s. Jamie Karch of Germantown said one of the best moments from this past soccer season was scoring the goal that beat Meomonee Falls and sent Germantown to the sectional finals. Karch will be attending the University of North Dakota in the fall to play soccer. <br/><br/> "It was the most amazing thing ever," Kiley Sabin of Slinger about winning the WIAA State Shot Put Champion. Sabin is unsure what she will do this upcoming fall. <br/><br/> Taron Jemison, 11, of Hartford has a smile begin to form as he attempts to swallow another scoop of vanilla ice cream with whip cream and sprinkles during Maxwell Street Days in downtown Hartford on Wednesday afternoon. Jemison finished second in the contest. Erin Wilk of Hartford gives her daughter, Rider Kahle, 3, a kiss after the two finish dancing during Maxwell Street Days in downtown Hartford on Wednesday afternoon. <br/><br/> Firefighters continue to put out a fire at a home on Nordic Way in Slinger on Wednesday afternoon. Neighbors say the fire began close to 1:50 p.m. Neighbors watch on as firefighters continue to put out a fire at a home on Nordic Way in Slinger on Wednesday afternoon. Neighbors say the fire began close to 1:50 p.m. Smoke billows out from a roof as firefighters continue to put out a fire at a home on Nordic Way in Slinger on Wednesday afternoon. Neighbors say the fire began close to 1:50 p.m. Darin Stephan, 10, of Menomonee Falls reacts as water and mud shoot up from the ground as he reaches the end of the slip and slide in Menomonee Falls on Saturday afternoon. (From Left) Sammy Kiefer, 9, Emma Kiefer, 7, and Sophia Allen, 11, all jump on the trampoline outside of the Kiefer house in Hartford on Tuesday afternoon. Paul Hetebrueg of the American Legion Post 36 in West Bend looks over the tombstone of the Wolf family while doing some preliminary work at Holy Angels Cemetery in West Bend on Tuesday afternoon. The American Legion Post 36 in West Bend is teaming up with Eagle Scout Ryan Zamzow to help repair and unify the markers and flags next to veteran's grave sites. Hetebrueg was marking the sites that needed attention. Hetebrueg served with the United States Army in 1955-56. The Washington County Fair is reflected over the pond at the fairgrounds in the town of Polk on Friday night. Country recording artist Darius Rucker performs at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Friday night. Country recording artist Darius Rucker performs at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Friday night. <br/><br/> Country recording artist Darius Rucker performs at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Friday night. Parking attendant Jeff Schreiber of West Bend raises his flag to help direct drivers to him at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Friday night. James Wanke, 11, of Jackson reacts as he is pushed towards running water in a barrel by Allen Wesp, 15, of Slinger at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Friday evening. Dylan Mayer of Slinger takes a small nap at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Friday evening. Mayer was at the fair since 3:30 a.m. and planned on staying through the night and into the morning. Judy Warnecke'Strupp of Hartford uses her sandals to represent the comb and wattle on a rooster during the amateur rooster crowing contest at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Friday evening. Stuffed prizes are hung up as the shooting star game is prepared to open at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Thursday afternoon. Gretchen Weisse of the town of West Bend high-fives ride operator Robert Winget at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Thursday afternoon. Weisse has down syndrome. Patrons with special disabilities were able to enjoy some of the rides at the carnival before it was open. Ben Hacker, 9, of Colgate continues to eat his ear of corn at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Thursday afternoon. The was the first ear of corn of the season for Hacker. Britney Baumeister, 12, of Slinger takes a bite out of a fried piece of broccoli at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Thursday afternoon. Baumeister and her family members enjoyed a fried basket of broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini and onion rings. Grant Pankow, 6, left, and Paul Baumeister, 15, of Slinger both work on their fried basket at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Thursday afternoon. The fried basket included broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini and onion rings. Phoenix Coei , 6, of Milwaukee takes a bite into his sprinkled covered ice cream at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Wednesday afternoon. <br/><br/> Susanna Ruelle of Jackson, right, gives a small fist pump after hearing a number on her board during a game of bingo at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Wednesday afternoon. Wednesday marked Military Day and Senior Day at the fair. Anita Hilleman of the Council on Alcohol and Other Drug abuse calls out a letter and number during a game of bingo at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Wednesday afternoon. Wednesday marked Military Day and Senior Day at the fair. Coast Guard Veteran Tony Montag takes a few sausages off the grill outside the American Legion building at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Wednesday afternoon. Wednesday marked Military Day and Senior Day at the fair. Derek Palmer, 3, of Manchester, IA looks to his hand after breaking a board with it at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Thursday night. Country music recording artist Josh Turner performs at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Thursday night. Country music recording artist Josh Turner performs at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Thursday night. The ferris wheel spins as crowds walk along the midway at the Washington County Fair in the town of Polk on Thursday night. <br/><br/> Division BMX Stunt Team member Joseph Flowers of Racine flies over the ramp on his scooter with the rides of the Washington County Fair at his side in the Town of Polk on Tuesday evening. The fair will continue through Sunday. Steven Armour Jr., 5, of Milwaukee checks his height at the Washington County Fair in the Town of Polk on Tuesday evening. The fair will continue through Sunday. Delaney Resto, 10, of York, PA., left, and Hannah Niketh, 6, of Jackson grasp the bar as they ride the sizzler at the Washington County Fair in the Town of Polk on Tuesday evening. The fair will continue through Sunday. Emilee Hoeck, 12, of Hartford holds onto Mackenzi Schutts, 3, of Hartford as the two ride the tilt-a-whirl  at the Washington County Fair in the Town of Polk on Tuesday evening. The fair will continue through Sunday. The Washington County Fair in the Town of Polk on Tuesday evening. The fair will continue through Sunday. Fireworks signify the end of the first day to the Washington County Fair in the Town of Polk on Tuesday evening. The fair will continue through Sunday. <br/><br/>
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