PORT WASHINGTON GOT hot at the right time this season. The No. 7-seeded Pirates beat the No. 10-seeded Sheboygan Falls Falcons, 8-2, last Thursday at home in their opening playoff game in Division 2. The Pirates went on to nearly pull off an upset at Kettle Moraine Lutheran on Tuesday. Freshman Kate Cavanaugh took a swing against the Falcons. Photos by Sam Arendt
Port Washington High School’s softball team is young and developing, and the Pirates’ record has shown as much this season. With only two victories in the regular season, playoff success wasn’t exactly expected. But the Pirates nearly doubled their...


After a hard winter and in the midst of a cold spring, with its wetlands filled to overflowing by frequent rains, the Lion’s Den Gorge Nature Preserve in the Town of Grafton is poised to burst into its verdant season. But judging from the steely sky, leafless trees and last year’s cattails in this photograph made by Amy Boehm...

Good Living

Liz Liesener of Belgium and her daughter Katie collaborated for a two-person storytelling show about them and Liz’s mother and Katie’s grandmother Bee. Photo by Sam Arendt
A semicircle of relatives often forms around Liz Liesener at family gatherings. They want to listen to her tell a story, and the Belgium resident loves spinning tales.          “It’s something we used to do growing up. All the meals were around the...


PAULA AND JACK CURTIS and their children Jackson, 6, and Claire, 11, operate with their horses Freckles (left) and Sly at Woodland Oaks horse farm in the Town of Grafton. The couple said they want to help riders establish a bond with their horses. Photo by Sam Arendt
Jack and Paula Curtis of the Town of Grafton are working with riders to help them “start a language” with their horses. “We want our philosophies to sync because the way we work with horses is personal and, to us, horsemanship is an art form,” Jack...

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Wisconsin’s largest paid circulation community weekly newspaper. Serving Port Washington, Saukville, Grafton, Fredonia, Belgium, as well as Ozaukee County government. Locally owned and printed in Port Washington, Wisconsin.

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