PORT WASHINGTON QUARTERBACK Adam Baierl presented a dual threat of running and passing in a playoff berth-clinching victory over West Bend West on senior night last Friday. Port used a strong second half to pull away, 42-22, for its fifth North Shore Conference win. Photo by Sam Arendt
A strong finish in the last regular season home game of the season is sending the Port Washington High School football team back to the playoffs. The Pirates struggled early against winless West Bend West, but outscored the Spartans by 15 points in...


What is it about the League of Women Voters that frightens Jim Ott, Dan Knodl and Robert Brooks?     The three men are Republican incumbents running for re-election as state representatives in safe Republican districts, yet they are hiding behind a screen of ridiculous demands contrived to save them from answering voters’...

Good Living

Port Washington’s John DeMerit showed off his World Series ring from the 1957 Milwaukee Braves. DeMerit’s baseball career had him playing with and against some of the game’s legends. Photo by Sam Arendt
While the Milwaukee Brewers are propelling their way toward a pennant, Port Washington already has a World Series champion. John DeMerit, who was raised in Port and still lives on the city’s north side, was a member of the 1957 Milwaukee Braves...


SINCE REBRANDING from a sports bar to a family restaurant in February, Skippy’s Burger Bar in Thiensville has seen more than double the return in food sales. Above, the Kucharski family — comprised of Jan and Ken (front, right), 2-year-old James, Katie and Brett — stood behind the beer taps of the bar. Photo by Sam Arendt
  Port Washington residents, Brett and Katie Kucharski, are following the footsteps of their parents as young restaurateurs. “We were born and raised in the restaurant business,” said Katie Kucharski, whose parents Jim and Maria Kiesow owned the...

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