Washington county


Historic gem takes on a new life as Bibinger's gastropub

Published May 17, 2017

Bibinger's, a modern gastropub, has brought new life to a historic property just outside of West Bend. And it's a combination of the building's rich history and the modern day personality infused into the space that keeps customers coming back.


Mysterious mounds make for historical hike

Published July 25, 2015

One of the Milwaukee area's most interesting parks is a bit off the beaten path, but it's worth making tracks to Lizard Mound County Park in Farmington, just north of West Bend in Washington County. A wooded path twists and turns through 28 Native American effigy mounds, including the one shaped like a huge lizard which gives the park its name.


Metro, Greater or Milwaukeeland? Yes.

Published Nov. 21, 2013

Metro Milwaukee, greater Milwaukee or Milwaukeeland. Whatever you call it, "it" is way more than merely the City or County of Milwaukee. So, it's exciting to see that the Milwaukee area will work with the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase in a four-year project called the Exchange Network.


Wisconsin has plenty to offer for the better golfer

Published May 15, 2012

Are you a good golfer? Think you know your game, and your way around the course. Here's a quick look at some of the best golf courses southeastern Wisconsin has to offer the better player, from the courses up in Kohler to Erin Hills to Milwaukee County.


Communication company clams up about bid details

Published May 28, 2008

A company that submitted a public bid to Washington County for its new radio system suddenly doesn't want to play in public anymore. M/A-Com, Inc., wants to keep its bid secret and has asked a judge to block public access to its bid.


Washington County shimmers in autumn

Published Nov. 27, 2007

Blessed with the terrain of the Kettle Moraine, Washington County has retained the beauty of nature while strengthening its ties to the Milwaukee metro area.