IT WAS ALL smiles for Zach Merkle (center) and his teammates on the Grafton High School baseball team last week in doubleheader domination over rival Port Washington. The Black Hawks won both games via shutout, taking advantage of the Pirates’ smaller squad due to ineligibility issues and spring break. The Hawks then won a close non-conference game and blew out Nicolet. Photo by Sam Arendt
It’s not often a baseball team reaches the trifecta, but that’s what Grafton High School pulled off Monday night at Nicolet. The Black Hawks won, 12-1, to move to 7-1 on the season. “Great pitching, great defense and great hitting — rarely do you...


The invention of paper spurred the creation of libraries in ancient times.  People who believe that the invention of digital forms of recording knowledge to replace paper more than 2,000 years later has condemned libraries to extinction may find that fact ironic. But there is no irony because libraries are not going extinct. On...

Good Living

Heidi Janous’s garden shed has everything she needs to care for the multiple beds in her yard, decorative touches such as the cherub that flies over her potting bench and beautiful views from the large windows on the south side of the building. Photo by Sam Arendt
If you’re looking for Heidi Janous, there’s one place you need to check — her garden shed. “I love this space. I work in here all the time,” the Town of Port Washington woman said last week. “I can’t wait for it to get warmer so I can start planting...


THE FORMER NISLEIT’S COUNTRY INN in Port Washington will open as Hundred Mile House in June. Restaurant owner Doug Stringer said he wants to involve local farmers and have a fresh take on the traditional supper club. Standing outside the restaurant were Stringer (left) and bar manager Nick Proyce. Photo by Sam Arendt
After sitting vacant for more than a year, the former Nisleit’s Country Inn in the Town of Port Washington is gettign new life.  Hundred Mile House is slated to open in June with a fresh take on the traditional supper club. “We’re in Wisconsin, I...

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