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Flight for Life Called to Crash Near Adell Wednesday
Flight for Life was called to a serious crash on Highway 57 at County Highway “A” near Adell on Wednesday afternoon which injured three persons. The Sheboygan County Sheriff says it was shortly after 4pm when a 22-year-old man from Plymouth failed to stop for the stop sign on “A” and slammed into a northbound vehicle being driven by an 82-year-old man from Belgium. That man had to be airlifted by Flight for Life helicopter for treatment. A passenger in his car – his wife – and the other driver were also injured and transported to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
“Internet Crimes Against Children” Suspect Shot, Apprehended 5 Miles SW of Random Lake
A man suspected of committing “internet crimes against children” was shot and wounded by an Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Deputy during his apprehension on Wednesday morning. The incident occurred in the N6700 block of Ozaukee County Highway “E” between Jay Road and Pioneer Drive in the Town of Fredonia, about five miles southwest of the Village of Random Lake.
Accident sends four to two hospitals
A driver who didn’t yield the right of way on Highway D east of Highway K in the Town of Belgium shortly after 7:30 a.m. Saturday injured four people, according to an Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office release. A 2003 Toyota Tundra traveling east on Highway D turned into a driveway in front of a westbound 2011 Ford F350 towing a trailer. The 60-year-old Brown Deer man driving the Toyota suffered minor injuries and was taken to Aurora Medical Center in Grafton. His passenger, a 53-year-old Milwaukee woman, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa via a Flight for Life helicopter. A 46-year-old Belgium man who was driving the Ford suffered minor injuries and his passenger, a 69-year-old Belgium man, suffered serious injuries. Both were taken to Aurora Medical Center in Grafton. The accident remains under investigation. Photo by Sam Arendt.
Ozaukee County road construction: Ignored traffic signs raise safety
OZAUKEE COUNTY, Wis. - Road construction signs are more than a suggestion, but some people going down a main street connecting Cedarburg to Grafton think differently. It's hard to ignore the construction on Columbia - a main way connecting Cedarburg to Grafton. There have been plenty of drivers ignoring these roads closed to through traffic signs. Even when people are watching - including the police.
Dentist sells practice with long history in Port
Straub takes full-time CEO job with dentistry firm while helping owner of Nomad Dental with transition. LONGTIME PORT WASHINGTON dentist Barrett Straub (right) sold his practice in April to dentist Austin Iverson, who is renaming the clinic Nomad Dental Practices. Although he sold his practice, Straub, who is now the CEO of ACT Dental, will continue to work there one day a week for the next six months to help with the transition. ACT Dental is a Milwaukee-based firm that teaches dentists the business of operating a practice. Photo by Sam Arendt.
Barricades coming down now to open Hwy 60 in Jackson, WI
Jackson, WI – The Department of Public Works are taking down barricades on Hwy 60 and reopening the road to traffic in Jackson, WI. According to Jackson police there will still be workers doing concrete and finishing work in the area. Police are asking drivers to be courteous, slow down and give them a little room.
Sheboygan judge sentences man in overdose death. How the sentence compares to those imposed in similar cases.
SHEBOYGAN - A Sheboygan County judge has sentenced one man to prison and dismissed all charges against a woman in connection with the overdose death of a 55-year-old man. After the man’s death in Sheboygan last spring, prosecutors charged Jason Knoll, 46, with being party to a crime to first-degree reckless homicide involving drugs and charged Amy Jo Papendieck, 57, with delivering heroin and second-degree recklessly endangering safety.
Employee charged with taking up-skirt pic at Walmart
A 22-year-old Walmart employee accused of reaching under a woman’s dress with his cell phone to take a photo at the Saukville store was charged this week in Ozaukee County Circuit Court with two felonies. Grafton resident Justin G. Aman faces counts of invasion of privacy and capturing an...
Recent Turnover at City Hall Examined…Was it Ordinary, or Unusual?
Recent troubles within the ranks of those charged with fundamental operations of City of Sheboygan Government have given rise to rumors of numerous resignations and firings. By at least one account, departures were described to WHBL by one anonymous City employee as that of the proverbial “rats leaving a sinking ship.” Having examined the hard data of departures both before, and since those troubles arose, it would be difficult to qualify any of those rumors as accurate.
City plans to sell ‘hugely important’ Hwy. 33 land
Port council meets in closed session to discuss terms for development of former 39-acre farm. The Port Washington Common Council on Tuesday met in closed session to begin discussing negotiating strategies to use in selling the 39-acre former Schanen farm on the city’s far west side. Among the topics...
Moonlight Tavern: Destination Dining Returns to the Historic Port Hotel
For generations the Port Hotel in Port Washington was one of the premier locations for fine dining and fancy brunches in Ozaukee County. Over time the menu and decor had become outdated, and the restaurant closed in 2017. In late 2021, local restaurateur Angel Tello and architect Jim Read took up the challenge to renovate the historic inn and restaurant to modern tastes.
‘Greatest grade I’ve had the pleasure of teaching’
U.S. history teacher gives one last lesson to CG-Belgium Class of 2023. CEDAR GROVE-BELGIUM graduates (top) sprayed confetti on each other at the end of Sunday’s ceremony. Below, keynote speaker Jordan Hoeppner threw a piece of candy to a graduate who gave a correct answer during his address. Photos by Mitch Maersch.
The Rockets’ girls’ soccer machine rolls on
CEDAR GROVE-BELGIUM’S Cora Erickson (above left) narrowly avoids the Winnebago Lutheran Academy keeper in the first half of a 4-0 win last Saturday in Port Washington. Above, Gracie Schmidt battled for control of the ball. Below, Elena Engevold headed the ball. Photos by Mitch Maersch.
City digs into north beach project
Removal of earth that has long blocked access to shoreline could be completed by next week. THE CITY BEGAN this week removing the earth that has long blocked the entrance to Port Washington’s north beach below its mudslide-prone bluff. When the project is completed, which is expected to be no later than next week, the city will reopen the beach, which has been officially closed for about a year but used nonetheless by people able to navigate the entrance. Photo by Sam Arendt.
Overnight fire causes heavy damage to Sheboygan County home
TOWN OF SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (WBAY) - A fire destroyed a garage and caused severe damage to a Town of Sheboygan home overnight Tuesday, the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office says. A 911 call at 2:13 a.m. reported a fire on Meadowlark Road. Deputies found the garage engulfed and the fire...
Enchantment in the Park makes strong donation | By Lori Yahr
West Bend, Wi – Enchantment in the Park donates $35,000 to the City of West Bend Parks Department for the new asphalt path at Regner Park. The total cost for the asphalt, parking lot and turf restoration is $500,000. Enchantment will provide the donation over a three-year period, beginning with $15,000 this year.
Cops make a special delivery
Two Port officers, one a rookie who just completed field training, come to the rescue when woman realizes she won’t make it to hospital, gives birth at home. NEWBORN BABY Eden Rundquist, her mother and father Carlie and Steven and 3-year-old sister Dawson posed this week with Port Washington police officers Jacob Zygowski and Kirsten Larson, who helped deliver Eden at the family’s Port Washington home in April. The officers and Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher Morgan Palmer were recognized for their actions last week. Photo by Sam Arendt.
Guilty Plea In Washington County Teen Peeping Charge
The teenager who was caught recording high school girls getting ready at his house faces a sentence of almost 50 years in prison. Bryan Seban admitted last week to spying on girls who attended Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School while facing 14 felony charges. According to investigators, he made a...
6/6/23 Hometown Broadcasting News Tuesday
The 54-year-old Fond du Lac woman who was drunk when she hit a man walking his scooter across a street in Fond du Lac last September has pled no contest to an injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle charge. Terri Huettl was in Fond du Lac County court for a plea hearing last Thursday. A second charge was read into the record and dismissed. According to the criminal complaint when Huettl’s truck struck the 18-year-old Fond du Lac man on September 2nd he hit her windshield and flew into the air. Medical staff who treated him told police he suffered a fractured skull, traumatic brain injury, broken clavicle, and severe internal bleeding. A partial portable breathalyzer test administered at the county jail put Huettl’s blood alcohol concentration at nearly 2 ½ times the legal limit. She will be sentenced on July 19th.
High School Principal Has Big Plans for Next Year
The end of the school year is a time of reflection and new beginnings for students and staff in the West Bend School District, especially for Jennifer Potter. In November Potter became the West Bend High Schools’ joint principal. The former West Bend School District student previously served as the Green Tree Elementary School principal. During her three quarters as executive principal, Potter has made community and student feedback a priority. Additionally, Potter is working to revamp the schools’ curriculum to align with present times and provide equal opportunities for students taking the same class.
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