June Photos of the Month
Photos by John Ehlke
Second press operator Steven Trochinski does a quality inspection on magazines being printed at the Quad Graphics plant on Friday, June 27 in Hartford. Quad Graphics in Hartford employes nearly 1,100 people according to plant manager Jenny Wnuk. <br/><br/> Hartford Union's Garrett Worman attempts to clear the bar in the pole vault competition during the WIAA division one sectional meet on Friday, May 30 in Oshkosh. Slinger's Jason Schumacher has a cloud of dirt surround him after landing in the long jump competition during the WIAA division one sectional meet on Friday, May 30 in Oshkosh. West Bend West's Celina Wanta celebrates with her teammates after they took first in the 4x200 meter race during the WIAA division one sectional meet on Friday, May 30 in Oshkosh. The first place finish earned the team a trip to the state competition in La Crosse. Olivia Martinez, 9, of West Bend laughs as she s twisted around on a carnival ride at the Newburg Firemen's Picnic on Saturday, May 31 in Newburg. All proceeds from the event will be used to purchase new equipment for the Newburg Fire Department. Nicole Krawezykm of Random Lake helps her son, Wyatt Hart, 1, with a dart game at the Newburg Firemen's Picnic on Saturday, May 31 in Newburg. All proceeds from the event will be used to purchase new equipment for the Newburg Fire Department. Carol Neuburg of West Bend smiles as she is anointed a queen by Marquees Harris, 4, of Sheboygan at Riverfest at Regner Park on Saturday, May 31 in West Bend. Ella Jorgensen, 8, of Colgate looks at her hair that was cut off at St. Gabriel's School on Tuesday, June 3 in Hubertus. Five girls donated portions of their hair to donate to Locks of Love. The hair is used for wigs for cancer patients. World War II veteran Al Meyer laughs as he remembers the time when he was able to come home after serving three years in the south pacific during World War II at his home on Tuesday, June 3 in West Bend. A pair of cats nap on one of the seats at the Cedar Creek Pet Resort on Wednesday, June 4 in Jackson. Jackie Fogel looks over Jessica, a basset hound, during a conformation training session at the Cedar Creek Pet Resort on Wednesday, June 4 in Jackson. Fogel shows and judges in dog competitions. Carrie Schuster moves the curtain on her living room window to show the view of the Bier Garten at their home on Wednesday, June 4 in Germantown. The curtains and shades were put in to help keep out the lights from the Bier Garten. Complaints have been filed by the Schuster family and other neighbors concerning the noise from the Von Rothenburg Bier Stube's Bier Garten. The music from the live bands, weddings and private parties has the glass on their windows to shake and photos to fall of the walls at times. The Von Rothenburg Bier Stube opened in July 2013. Ed and Carrie Schuster look over a refrigeration unit that sits next to their property line on Wednesday, June 4 in Germantown. The refrigeration unit is used for the outdoor bar apart of the Bier Garten at Von Rothenburg Bier Stube.  Complaints have been filed by the Schuster family and other neighbors concerning the noise from the Von Rothenburg Bier Stube's Bier Garten. The noise from the refrigeration unit, music from the live bands, weddings and private parties has the glass on their windows to shake and photos to fall of the walls at times. The Von Rothenburg Bier Stube opened in July 2013. Cullen Liberski attempts to get out of the way of a ball during a charity dodge ball tournament on Wednesday, June 4 in Germantown. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Griebel family. Cullen Liberski jumps to avoid a ball during a charity dodge ball tournament on Wednesday, June 4 in Germantown. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Griebel family. Germantown High School Principal Joel Farren points to the student team as he is introduced for the faculty team during a charity dodge ball tournament on Wednesday, June 4 in Germantown. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Griebel family. Harris Jones ducks out of the way of a thrown ball during a charity dodge ball tournament on Wednesday, June 4 in Germantown. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Griebel family. <br/><br/> Officer Toni Olson uses Harris Jones as a shield during a charity dodge ball tournament on Wednesday, June 4 in Germantown. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Griebel family. <br/><br/> Second-grade teacher Laurie Spors hugs her student Jayanie Lewis, 7, left, during the last day of school at Barton Elementary on Thursday, June 5 in West Bend. The school closed after operating the past 90 years due to the West Bend School District's referendum. The Barton Bobcat mascot packed away in the main office for the last day of school at Barton Elementary on Thursday, June 5 in West Bend. The school closed after operating the past 90 years due to the West Bend School District's referendum. First-grade student Angelique Almaraz, 6, left, hugs fourth-grade student Brea Herbest, 9, as school is dismissed for the last time during the last day of school at Barton Elementary on Thursday, June 5 in West Bend. The school closed after operating the past 90 years due to the West Bend School District's referendum. Almaraz will be attending Green Tree Elementary School in the fall where Herbst will attend Silverbrook School. After the students left and items packed near the windows, teachers gathered together to say their good-byes during the last day of school at Barton Elementary on Thursday, June 5 in West Bend. The school closed after operating the past 90 years due to the West Bend School District's referendum. Mike Bergemann, 7, walks back to his mother's car after taking a photo with the Bobcat statue during the last day of school at Barton Elementary on Thursday, June 5 in West Bend. The school closed after operating the past 90 years due to the West Bend School District's referendum. Chelsea Neitzel of Hartland looks in a box of grooming tools as Dori Anderson works on Sparkles, an Australian Terrier, while preparing two client dogs for a dog show in Jordan, MN. at the home of Dori Anderson on Friday, June 6 in Hartford. Neitzel grooms dogs for clients to be featured in dog shows. Courtney Neuy shows off the x-ray of her broken bones in her arm before the graduation ceremony for West Bend East High School on Sunday, June 8 in West Bend. Neuy slipped on a pile of rocks and broke two bones in her arm the day before graduation. Rachel Bohn talks with Alex Dodge before the graduation ceremony for West Bend East High School on Sunday, June 8 in West Bend. Melissa Garcia, left, and Marlee Feavel, right, take photos of themselves before the graduation ceremony for West Bend East High School on Sunday, June 8 in West Bend. Delaney Mccreary celebrates as the lines begin to move from the second floor and to the gymnasium for the graduation ceremony for West Bend East High School on Sunday, June 8 in West Bend. Graduates line the halls waiting to enter the gymnasium for the graduation ceremony for West Bend East High School on Sunday, June 8 in West Bend. Carolyn Siegman is awarded a medal for being one of seven students with the highest honors during the graduation ceremony for Germantown High School on Sunday, June 8 in the town of Polk. A graduate plays around with his honor cords during the graduation ceremony for Germantown High School on Sunday, June 8 in the town of Polk. Chandler Kreilkamp screams in celebration after receiving his diploma during the graduation ceremony for Slinger High School on Sunday, June 8 in Slinger. Ashley O'Rourke receives a hug after getting her diploma during the graduation ceremony for Slinger High School on Sunday, June 8  in Slinger. A decorated mortar board during the graduation ceremony for Slinger High School on Sunday, June 8 in Slinger. Anastasia Peer-Drake catches a mortar board during the graduation ceremony for Slinger High School on Sunday, June 8 in Slinger. Lucy Horst smiles while talking with her family  in a empty gymnasium after the graduation ceremony for Hartford Union High School on Sunday, June 8 in Hartford. Deborah Osgood cheers for her daughter, Cheyenne Osgood, during the graduation ceremony for West Bend West on Sunday, June 8 in West Bend. Celina Wanta smiles after throwing her mortar board in the air during the graduation ceremony for West Bend West on Sunday, June 8 in West Bend.<br/><br/> Bonnie Thurwalker of San Antonio, TX stretches he recharging cable attached to her video camera to see her nephew, Zachary Earhart during the graduation ceremony for West Bend West on Sunday, June 8 in West Bend. West Bend firefighters work on putting out a grass fire near Rusco Drive on Tuesday afternoon in the town of Trenton. A telephone pole was knocked over in a two-car accident shortly after 1 p.m.Tuesday, June 10 near South Oak Road and Rusco Drive in the town of Trenton. Officers were still at the scene as of 1:45 and a portion of Rusco Drive was closed from Highway G to South Oak. However, it is unknown if there is a link between the accident and the fire. Brian Manthey, WE Energies spokesman, said just two customers lost electrical power due to the accident. One reported the problem at 1:10 p.m. and the other at 1:30 p.m. A patron examines the front of one of the cars involved in a accident at the corner of Rusco Drive and S. Oak Road on Tuesday, June 10 in the town of Trenton. A telephone pole was knocked over in a two-car accident shortly after 1 p.m. Officers were still at the scene as of 1:45 and a portion of Rusco Drive was closed from Highway G to South Oak. There was also a small fire near the incident. However, it is unknown if there is a link between the A front loader is used to remove pieces of one of the cars involved in an accident at the corner of Rusco Drive and S. Oak Road on Tuesday, June 10 in the town of Trenton. A telephone pole was knocked over in a two-car accident shortly after 1 p.m. Officers were still at the scene as of 1:45 and a portion of Rusco Drive was closed from Highway G to South Oak. There was also a small fire near the incident. However, it is unknown if there is a link between the accident and the fire. Brian Manthey, WE Energies spokesman, said just two customers lost electrical power due to the accident. One reported the problem at 1:10 p.m. and the other at 1:30 p.m. Cody Mislele, 10, of Jackson attempts to reach a ball with his foot during the tryouts for the Washington County FC Soccer club at the Heritage Trails County park on Tuesday, June 10 in Slinger. Tommy Backler, 9, of Slinger jumps to make a safe during the tryouts for the Washington County FC Soccer club at the Heritage Trails County park on Tuesday, June 10 in Slinger.  Backler attended in support of his friend's brother, Josh Selness, who tried out for the club. Sandy the dog attempts to pet Officer ward, played by Steve Sizer, as Annie, portrayed by Emma Holzmann, attempts to hold the dog back during the rehearsal of "Annie" put on by the Musical Masquers at the University of Wisconsin-Washington County on Tuesday, June 10 in West Bend. Firefighters work on putting out a fire at the Waste Management plant on Wednesday, June 12 in Germantown. A firefighters climbs to the top of a Theinsville Fire Department truck as officials work on putting out a fire at the Waste Management plant on Wednesday, June 12 in Germantown. A firefighters climbs to the top of a Theinsville Fire Department truck as officials work on putting out a fire at the Waste Management plant on Wednesday, June 12 in Germantown. Smoke pillows out of a building on fire as a firefighter prepares a ladder on a Theinsville Fire Department truck at the Waste Management plant on Wednesday, June 12 in Germantown. A firefighters works from the top of the building that is on fire as smoke pours out from the sides  at the Waste Management plant on Wednesday, June 12 in Germantown. West Bend East's Nick Reimer attempts to check his swing but is called out on strikes against Port Washington on Thursday, June 12 in West Bend. Isla Peck, 6, left, and Savannah Bobb, 6, duck in the cubby stations as they wait in line to enter their next classroom for summer school at Kewaskum Elementary School on Tuesday, June 17. West Bend East's Nathan Farrington dives at a throw to second base on a steal attempt in the sixth inning in a tied game against Whitefish Bay on Tuesday, June 17 in West Bend. West Bend East lost 3-2. State Patrol officials examine a Washington County Sheriff's car involved in an accident on county highway H on Wednesday, June 18 in Kewaskum. Heavy rain fall on Wednesday morning and afternoon caused multiple accidents in Washington County. Dylan Baumhardt, 9, jumps into a swimming pool with his brother, Jacob, that is surrounded by water in their back yard on Wednesday, June 18 in Kewaksum. Family members say a creek runs behind the home that typically is six inches deep. The pool in the backyard is estimated at 52 inches in height. Dylan Baumhardt, 9, exits the swimming pool that is surrounded by water in their backyard on Wednesday, June 18 in Kewaskum. Dylan and his brother, Jacob, enjoyed a morning swim in their backyard that was flooded from the early morning rains. The pool is estimated at 52 inches in height. Family members say that a creek runs in the backyard of their home and is six inches high. Jack Bielaga examines the damage done to his patio furniture from a storm on Tuesday morning at his home on Wednesday, June 18 in Kewakum. A wall from Bielaga's shed was turn down and held up by an electrical cable. A tree was uprooted and nearly hit the parked cars in the driveway. No one was injured from the damage. Jack Bielaga examines the storm damage to his home from Tuesday's storm outside his home on Wednesday, June 18 in Kewaskum. The fallen tree from storm Tuesday's storm damage in the front yard of the Bielagas' on Wednesday morning in Kewaskum. A wall from Bielaga's shed was turn down and held up by an electrical cable. A tree was uprooted and nearly hit the parked cars in the driveway. No one was injured from the damage. Shaggy the Baumhardt family dog plays in the flooded backyard near the garage on Wednesday, June 18 in Kewaksum. The backyard flooded after a high amount of rain fall on Wednesday morning. Family members say the creek in their backyard typically runs six inches high. Germantown firefighter Tom Hass waits in a window for more hay to help begin a fire for a training exercise at an abandoned home on Saturday, June 21 in Richfield. A house and garage were burned along with some tree removal. The house and garage were owned by the Richfield School District according to Richfield firefighter Rob Stuesser.<br/><br/> Richfield firefighter A.J. Schroeder breaks a window to begin a training exercise at an abandoned home on Saturday, June 21 in Richfield. A house and garage were burned along with some tree removal. The house and garage were owned by the Richfield School District according to Richfield firefighter Rob Stuesser. Richfield Fire Chief Terry Kohl walks off to the side of an abandoned home as a fire begins to spread during a training exercise on Saturday, June 21 in Richfield. A house and garage were burned along with some tree removal. The house and garage were owned by the Richfield School District according to Richfield firefighter Rob Stuesser. Richfield firefighter J.J. Quicker, front, looks for instruction while maintaining a fire during a training exercise at an abandoned home on Saturday, June 21 in Richfield. A house and garage were burned along with some tree removal. The house and garage were owned by the Richfield School District according to Richfield firefighter Rob Stuesser. Danielle Reicher, 6, of Colgate smiles as she looks to her family as water shoots from the ground and near her at the Splash Park on Tuesday, June 24 in Jackson. Andrew Thompson, 7, of Jackson attempts to catch some of the spraying water in his mouth at the Splash Park on Tuesday, June 24 in Jackson. <br/><br/> Katie Thorson, 11, of Hartford reaches for the next bar as she makes her way along the monkey bars at Wilowbrook Park on Wednesday, June 25  in Hartford. West Bend West's Ryan Morrison jumps to catch a ball heading into right field against West Bend East at Regner Park on Wednesday, June 25  in West Bend. West Bend West won 5-0. West Bend East's Nathan Farrington dives for a ball against West Bend West  at Regner Park on Wednesday, June 25 in West Bend. West Bend West won 5-0. West Bend West's Jed Prange runs home on a squeeze play against West Bend East at Regner Park on Wednesday, June 25 in West Bend. West Bend West won 5-0. West Bend West's Jed Prange slides into home safely on a squeeze play against West Bend East at Regner Park on Wednesday, June 25 in West Bend. West Bend West won 5-0. Rebecca Heissel of West Bend walks to Old Settler's Park to find a bench to sit on Thursday, June 26 in West Bend. Settler's Park Market will be moving out of their current location on Main Street leaving the two buildings next to Old Settler's Park vacant. Noah Slinde, 8, of Coraopolis, PA gets a different view of the tempera, oil on canvas work titled, ' Youth Helps Rebuild a World,' during the gallery opening for the 'At Home in Wisconsin' exhibit at the Museum of Wisconsin Art on Thursday, June 26 in West Bend. The exhibit, created by John Steuart Curry, will be on display through Sept. with different presentations concerning the exhibit in July.
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