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WAUKESHA — Through the last year and a half, pizza has emerged as one of the most popular options for consumers looking for a meal with reliable results, even in uncertain times. Read more

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CITY OF PEWAUKEE — As residents in Waukesha County busied themselves Thursday picking up after early morning storms that swept through the area, dozens of construction workers were out on Bluemound Road (Highway JJ) west of Interstate 94, working on large office, industrial and residential p… Read more

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WEST BEND — Through Aug. 6, McDonald’s restaurants throughout Washington County and the U.S. Marines of Washington County will work together to raise money for the Pearson family who experienced the loss of both parents within the span of 18 months. Read more

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Cover bands are taking to the stage again this summer, as some local events re-up for the season. Read more

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CEDARBURG — Jim Pipkorn of Cedarburg may have gone out of competition as a winner, but decades later he’s still in the thick of things in the world of demolition derbies. Read more

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WEST BEND — The Threshold Incorporated is welcoming back a return to pre-pandemic normalcy, kicking it off with a reappearance of the annual Summer Bash Splash Cookout on Wednesday. Read more

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WEST BEND — Tuesday’s party hosted by Boys & Girls Club of Washington County was about more than tea and snacks — it was about empowering girls through a unique experience. Read more

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MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin judge on Wednesday found probable cause to charge a police officer in the 2016 slaying of a Black man who was sitting in a parked car, taking the rare step of overruling prosecutors years after they declined to charge the officer. Read more

CEDARBURG — There are so many things that the 2021 Fairest of the Fair, Mackenzie Neumann, loves about the Ozaukee County Fair, but what she loves most about it is the way it brings the entire community together.The community will be coming back for the 162nd Ozaukee County Fair this year af… Read more

WAUKESHA — The stranger accused of starting a woman on fire Waukesha was found guilty of three felonies after pleading no contest at the Waukesha County Courthouse on Monday.Joel Murn was found guilty of first-degree attempted intentional homicide and two counts of arson of property other th… Read more

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TOWN OF BARTON - Evidence suggests that the cause of an explosion and subsequent fire at a Town of Barton residence Friday was natural gas-related, according to a press release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on Monday. However, the investigation is still ongoing at this time. Read more

WAUKESHA — As temperatures stayed consistently high all Friday night, so too did bids at the 2021 County Executive and Fair Marshal Junior Livestock Auction at the Waukesha County Fair.At the annual auction, which was canceled last year along with the county fair because of the pandemic, hun… Read more

TOWN OF POLK — Long-time fair attendees Elaine Gerner, 78, and Marian Thoma, 88, rode the Ferris wheel together on Friday at the Washington County Fair to prove that no one is too old to have fun.“I just love the view from the top of the Ferris wheel,” Thoma said. “I’m so happy to be back be… Read more

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WASHINGTON COUNTY - Every summer Jack and Cindy Rusher would take their three children to Big Cedar Lake and they would all row together as a family. Now, one of their children, Alie, is competing on the U.S. Olympic Rowing Team in Tokyo. Read more

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WAUKESHA — After a year without the Waukesha County Fair in 2020 due to COVID-19, it returned full-force to the Waukesha County Expo Center Wednesday, bringing community members out to enjoy all the spectacles the fair has to offer. Read more

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TOWN OF POLK — After a year of social distancing and cancellations of in-person festivities, Washington County residents and fair vendors were eager to be together again at the Washington County Fair. Read more

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CEDARBURG — As a kid growing up in Grafton, Casey Ward would tool around the streets and trails on his bicycle, sometimes meeting up with his good friend in Cedarburg. Read more

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TOWN OF WEST BEND — A symbol of wisdom and vigilance, a 10-foot-tall steel owl is keeping watch over the comings and goings at Stoney Island in the Town of West Bend. Read more

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WAUKESHA — Waukesha local Bill Condon attended the funeral of Korean War veteran Edward Miller on Saturday, after a multi-year search and identification of the airman’s remains.Despite such specific circumstances, it was not the first funeral service of this kind Condon attended. His brother… Read more

WAUKESHA — Many might be nostalgic for their childhood — and whether it’s the ’70s, ‘80s, ‘90s, or 2000s, one way to travel back in time and feel like you’re a kid again is to pick up your favorite video game. Read more

WAUKESHA — The criminal case against Nathanael Benton is expected to go to trial, but whether the jury will be from Waukesha County or even whether the trial ultimately takes place within the Waukesha County Courthouse remains in question. Read more

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TOWN OF DELAFIELD — Scott Cepolski and his wife bought their wooded, rolling lot off Silvernail Road seven years ago with an eye toward being outdoors and doing what they love best, which is growing things. Read more

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HARTFORD — In 2015 Chris Otto was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer and was told she only had three years to live. But six years later, she proved the diagnosis wrong and will be the honored survivor to speak at the Hartford- Slinger Relay For Life on Friday. Read more

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WAUKESHA — With the Milwaukee Bucks playing their fourth game in the NBA Finals series tonight, many fans throughout the U.S. will be tuning in with their favorite Bucks memorabilia close to their side. Read more

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WAUKESHA — Amani Smith was sentenced to life in prison Monday with eligibility for extended supervision after 42 years by Waukesha County Judge Brad Schimel. Read more

WEST BEND — The Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Ave., will be celebrating its 60th anniversary on Saturday, July 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.“In just six decades Museum of Wisconsin Art has evolved from a small hometown gallery to one of the leading regional museums in the country,” said … Read more

OCONOMOWOC — Dee Sindberg fondly refers to her husband Mark as a “tall glass of water.” At age 60, the 6-foot-7-inch retired Oconomowoc physical and health educator and coach has always focused on staying healthy and living life to its fullest.This spring, Mark purchased a low-ride recumbent… Read more