GRAFTON’S JUAN GUERRERO HERNANDEZ JR. (left) and Michael McNabb Jr. (right) will again lead the boys’ basketball team. Press file photos
The top two players are back this season for the Grafton High School boys’ basketball team, and Michael McNabb Jr. and Juan Guerrero Hernandez Jr. are already off to hot starts. McNabb scored 27 points on 10-for-15 shooting from the field and 4-for-...


It couldn’t happen here, not in Wisconsin, a state uncommonly blessed with natural resources and the ethic of protecting them, a state whose history of conservation was shaped by the environmental heroes John Muir, Aldo Leopold and Gaylord Nelson. It couldn’t happen here, but it did. A 247-acre private luxury golf course that...

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BILL RICE BECAME the Grafton Fire Department’s first full-time chief in 2013. Rice has been a firefighter for 43 years. Photos by Sam Arendt
Bill Rice has faced plenty of firefighting challenges in his 43-year career, but the obstacle he’s facing now might be the most difficult. “The American model of a volunteer fire department is outdated,” Rice said. “We tried to pay the volunteers...


HARTER’S LAKESIDE DISPOSAL General Manager Mike Thun stood in front of a garbage truck at the company’s Oostburg facility. Photo by Sam Arendt
Mike Thun said the day his crew began picking up trash and recycling in Port Washington in September 2021 marked a turning point for Harter’s Lakeside Disposal. City residents, who had put up with poor service from Waste Management for months,...

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