CEDAR GROVE-BELGIUM’S wrestling team won the Big East Conference title on Saturday in Cedar Grove for the first time since 2000. The team includes (front row, from left) league champions Mason Hoopman, Jesse Burg, Deven Soerens, Diego Morales, Joe Schoeder, Carsen Voskuil, (second row) Chase Heimerman, Winston Reichle, Jackson Foster, Seth Race, Vince Knowles, Seth Kessen, (third row) Michael Kuerschner, Owen Morgan, Cole Anzia, Brody Kraus, Paul Goodno, Jordan Platner, (fourth row) Jonah Banton, Syrus Anderson, Vadim Misiura, Jon Deppiesse, Owen Race, (back row) manager Skyler Burg, assistant coaches Tyler Garcia and Kyle Voskuil, head coach Trevor Peterson, assistant coaches Nick Wendt and Jake Maechtle and manager Brooke Teunissen. Photo by Mitch Maersch
By MITCH MAERSCH Ozaukee Press staff Before Saturday, none of the Cedar Grove-Belgium High School wrestlers remember the team’s last conference championship. Now, the Rockets’ most recent title is fresh in their minds. It belongs to this year’s...


State Sen. Devin LeMahieu of Oostburg, the Republican majority leader of the state senate, wants to get rid of Wisconsin’s progressive income tax and replace it with a flat tax. If this sounds familiar, it could be because eliminating the progressive income tax is a tired old refrain in the state, or because some members of the...

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SHARON WEINREICH PUTS in 95 to 100 hours per week altering dresses during the busy wedding season, but she loves her job so much she said it doesn’t feel like work. Photos by Sam Arendt
  By MITCH MAERSCH Ozaukee Press staff Sharon Weinreich alters and refits hundreds of wedding dresses every year, and the brides love them. Still, the lifelong seamstress who owns Simply Stitches in the Town of Farmington, says, “Weddings are not...


A MIX OF FLOWERS and vintage items, such as the Mason jars on the shelves of her shop and the front end of a Volkswagen Beetle that’s been converted into her front counter (inset photo), set Lisa Disbrow’s Cedar Grove shop, Violets and Vintage, apart. As the name indicates, Disbrow is a florist who likes to incorporate vintage items into her floral arrangements. (Photo in body text) THE RIBBON CUTTING AT Violets and Vintage in November drew a crowd that included (from left) Amy Klein, Hope Rappold, shop owner Lisa Disbrow, Cedar Grove-Belgium School Supt. Chad Brakke, Chanel Schmidt, Annie Noster, Peggy Wester, Dennis Anderson and Tara Williams, executive director of the Belgium Area Chamber of Commerce. Photos by Sam Arendt
  By KRISTYN HALBIG ZIEHM Ozaukee Press staff Lisa Disbrow is one of the few independent florists in the area, and she’s hoping her mixture of vintage items and flowers, plants and other things that grow will help her floral shop thrive. “I think...

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