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Monday Aug 25 | WisDOT

Work on Paradise Drive Park and Ride in Washington County to begin

On Tuesday, September 2, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will begin a $350,000 resurfacing project of the Paradise Drive Park and Ride lot on Parkway Drive in the city of West Bend, Washington County.

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Related Topix: West Bend, WI

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WisDOT

Public meeting for Donges Bay Road/WIS 145 intersection reconstruction in Washington County

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Southeast Region in Waukesha is announcing a public involvement meeting to discuss a reconstruction project for the intersection of Donges Bay Road and WIS 145 in Germantown in Washington County.

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Germantown, WI

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Mail

College drop out, 20, found guilty of strangling to death...

A University of Wisconsin drop-out was found guilty of strangling his thespian ex-girlfriend to death after failing to rekindle their romance.

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WISN-TV

Bartelt found guilty in Hartford woman's homicide

POST WHEN HE WAS KIDNAPPED IN 2012. WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THIS BREAKING NEWS.

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Related Topix: Hartford, WI

TwinCities

West Lakeland robbery alleged to be work of Milwaukee-area ring

The Washington County sheriff's office announced Tuesday that four men have been indicted for a West Lakeland Township robbery in which they reportedly zip-tied the owner of Ho Ho Gourmet restaurant in St. Paul in her home and stole money and jewelry.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

Channel3000

Pit bull recovering after being shot by arrow

A pit bull in Washington County is recovering after being shot in the abdomen by an arrow and is lucky to be alive, thanks to the rescue efforts of a police officer.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Physical evidence proves actress was murdered, prosecutor says

A prosecutor urged jurors Tuesday to look at the evidence on Jessie Blodgett's body when considering whether or not Daniel J.H. Bartelt fatally strangled the young actress.

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Related Topix: Richfield, WI

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Germantown

Washington County Legend Trip: A Ride on the Strange Side Back for a Second Year

Join local author & paranormal investigator, J. Nathan Couch, on a journey to the places in southern Washington County that harbor bottomless lakes, spook lights, and cryptid sightings.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, West Bend, WI

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WisDOT

Work on US 41/45 bridge in Washington County to begin

On the evening of August 18, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will begin a $4 million reconstruction project of US 41/45 at the Menomonee River Bridge in the village of Germantown, Washington County.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Testimony continues in Hartford murder trial

Shocking details were revealed in a Washington County courtroom Thursday. A young musician, strangled to death in her Hartford home, was also sexually assaulted.

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Related Topix: Hartford, WI, Violent Crime

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Wife says Robin Williams was in early stages of Parkinson's

Robin Williams's wife, Susan Schneider, released a personal statement Thursday on the popular actor/comedian's death from suicide earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Manitowoc, WI, Winnebago County, WI

WSAW

Mom of Homicide Defendant Speaks Out

The mother of a man charged with killing a female friend in Washington County says her son seemed depressed after dropping out of college.

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Related Topix: Hustisford, WI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Storm Team 4Caster Jesse Ritka takes the 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge'

MILWAUKEE Aaron Rodgers has done it, Ryan Braun and several Brewers are on board, and Washington County Administrator Josh Shoemann just challenged Governor Scott Walker to get soaked for ALS.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WISN-TV

Juror asks to be dismissed after opening statements in Bartelt homicide case

Opening statements have been made in the trial of a Washington County man accused of killing a Hartford teen last summer.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Hartford, WI

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WSAW

Jury Trial Begins in Washington County Teen Death Case

A Wisconsin jury trial is starting for a 20-year-old charged with murdering a teenage girl and attacking a woman in Washington County.

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Related Topix: Hartford, WI

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Waukesha

All-day fundraiser in Madison planned for Waukesha Slender Man stabbing victim

People all around the world have donated purple hearts and money for the 12-year-old Waukesha girl who was nearly stabbed to death in May, allegedly by two of her classmates who plotted the attack for months.

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Madison, WI, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Slinger woman's Assembly campaign could make history

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Slinger, WI, US News, African-American, Richfield, WI, West Bend, WI

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Ozaukee Press

County sales tax claims draw fire in state race

Ozaukee County's half-cent sales tax hasn't been an issue for more than a decade, but Jean Opitz, a candidate for the 60th District Assembly seat from the Town of Belgium, is making it one heading into the Tuesday, Aug. 12, Republican primary election in a controversial campaign mailer criticizing her opponent Rob Brooks.

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Related Topix: Ozaukee County, WI, Belgium, WI, Sheboygan County, WI, Cedarburg, WI

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WISN-TV

Washington County to hold job fair Tuesday

More than 70 employers will be at a Washington County job fair from Noon to 3 p.m. at Washington County Fair Park.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Cause sought in fatal rollover crash in Washington County

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI

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