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Callen, Dingle and Ladd lead the pack

CEDARBURG — Thursday was Senior Night for the Cedarburg boys lacrosse team against Oconomowoc, and the Bulldogs used the emotion of the big day to build an early lead on the way to earning a 13-4 victory. “It was a big win for us, Senior Night, so obviously we...
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Covered Bridge Pedestrian Bridge is closed

TOWN OF CEDARBURG — The Covered Bridge Pedestrian Bridge has been immediately closed to all traffic following the discovery of a large crack on one of the bridge’s trusses. Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bridge Inspectors have determined that no one should use the bridge at this time. The...
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Senior backstop fills a key role

CEDARBURG — Cedarburg pitcher Paytn Monticelli has played a critical role in the success of the Bulldogs fastpitch softball team in recent years, but senior catcher Sammy Brobst has been at the other end of that equation the past two seasons as the club has clinched two North Shore Conference championships and won a WIAA Div. 1 sectional title that allowed the program to return to the state tournament for the first time since 2004.
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Grafton Farm & Fleet on schedule to open this fall

GRAFTON — Work is on schedule for the fall opening of the Blain’s Farm & Fleet in the former Shopko building at 1771 Wisconsin Ave. The 94,500-square-foot store will make use of a renovated Shopko building, plus an 11,050-square-foot addition. There will also be a 3,820-square-foot double-lane drive-thru canopy and modifications to the east façade.
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Search for driver who caused serious cycle crash continues

Authorities continue to search this week for the driver of a vehicle they say caused a serious accident by pulling out in front of a motorcycle that was southbound on Highway W in the Town of Grafton on Friday, May 13, forcing the 79-year-old driver to lay his bike down.
GRAFTON, WI
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Former band members will recognize Memorial Day speaker

Former longtime Ozaukee High School band teacher Jim Salamone will be making a special appearance during Fredonia’s Memorial Day services. The services, to be organized by Warren Kane Post 410, will be held in Veterans Park and begin at 9 a.m. on Memorial Day, May 30. Salamone taught hundreds...
FREDONIA, WI
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County committee backs plan for school deputy

Resource officer who would serve Fredonia district, other schools without program, seen as proactive policing. The Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Department should hire a deputy to serve as its school resource officer, the Public Safety Committee agreed Tuesday. The officer would work primarily at the Northern Ozaukee School District schools,...
FREDONIA, WI
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As the mill turns:

Town of Fredonia tells owner he needs a building permit in order to install a holding tank on land. The Waubeka Mill and Button Factory building remain in limbo as their owners continue attempts to work on the properties. The most recent request came from Charles Sheridan to install a...
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LETTER: With nature under assault, Cedar Gorge an urgent need

As images of lakes drying in southwestern United States, glaciers melting at a rapid rate and beachside homes in North Carolina collapsing from beach erosion appear with increasing frequency in news media, residents of Milwaukee, Ozaukee and Washington counties have an opportunity to preserve a natural treasure—the Cedar Gorge Clay Bluffs. This unique lake bluff and migratory habitat is among the last available open spaces along Lake Michigan between Sheboygan and Racine, and offers a unique combination of scenic views of natural fauna.
MILWAUKEE, WI
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County aims to come to the rescue with EMS grants

Committee clears way for municipalities to apply for money to hire paramedics, alleviate staffing crisis. Ozaukee County communities can begin to apply for grants to fund additional paramedics, since the county’s Public Safety Committee on Tuesday approved a grant application form — a first step in solving what officials have termed a crisis in emergency services throughout the county.
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A champion for children with cancer

MEQUON — Kimberly Paulson has a more personal appreciation for the importance of cancer research than many. For Paulson, cancer research doesn’t mean a walk or a benefit or a fundraising campaign. It’s all of those things, certainly — but for Paulson, it’s also much, much more....
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Teams settle for a hard-fought draw

GRAFTON — The final result of a 2-2 draw felt just about right when the West Bend co-op traveled to Grafton for a North Shore Conference match Thursday evening. “We went down early, and I was really happy the way they settled in. Grafton came out real strong, possession of the ball, moving it quick, but once we settled in, I think both teams were evenly matched,” West Bend coach Chris Susnik said. “It was two teams that were playing hard and going for a win. Just a fun game overall.”
GRAFTON, WI
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LETTER: Did secret lobbyist meeting violate Port ordinance code?

Last week’s Ozaukee Press editorial, “City Hall secrets,” speaks truth to power as city officials defy transparency on the Cedar Gorge Clay Bluffs Nature Preserve proposal. City officials need to review Port Washington’s Municipal Code of Ordinances, including Conflict of Interest. No official or employee shall...
PORT WASHINGTON, WI
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Forbes magazine honors Scott Latzke as Best-In-State wealth advisor

MEQUON — Scott A. Latzke, a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Mequon, was named to the list of Best-in-State Wealth Advisors published by Forbes magazine. The list recognizes financial advisors who have demonstrated high levels of ethical standards, professionalism and success in the business. The rankings are...
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New puzzle for sale captures Cedarburg’s history

CEDARBURG — Local puzzle-lovers may be excited to hear that a new Cedarburg puzzle is for sale. This 1,000-piece puzzle is 19.25 inches by 26.625 inches and is a watercolor painting by Cedarburg artist Robert Helf. The image depicts a young boy with his dog peering through the front window of the Cedarburg History Museum with Pagoda Fine Jewelry and the Cedarburg Mill in the background.
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Schrader is named Cultural Center director

Sue Schrader has been named executive director of the Cedarburg Cultural Center. Schrader, a long-time Cedarburg resident and co-director of the Summer Sounds concert series at Cedar Creek Park, will start her new position May 11. “I am excited to be a part of this amazing centerpiece of Cedarburg’s cultural...
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