IN A BATTLE OF BIG MEN, Port Washington’s Noah Melka looked for a way around Grafton’s J.P. Benzschawel during a North Shore Conference basketball game. The Friday contest marked the grand opening of Port’s new gymnasium. Photo by Mitch Maersch
Yes, the Port Washington High School boys’ basketball team had played inside its new gym before. But that game wasn’t against its prime rival and in the raucous atmosphere that last Friday provided. The Pirates coupled those factors with hustling...


No fire department in Ozaukee County or in the nearby surrounding area could by itself protect the people and property of its community in the event of a large-scale fire. The mechanical and human resources of a single, small volunteer fire department are simply not adequate to deal with a raging conflagration. And yet, lives,...

Good Living

Dale Haas worked out with a dumbbell at Anytime Fitness. Photo by Sam Arendt
Dale Haas of Port Washington hammed it up for the audience at the Wisconsin State Fair’s annual Flex at the Fair. He did the famous Hulk Hogan ear wave and made like he was pumping up a balloon with his thumb in his mouth and his arm rising higher...


BROADWAY POPCORN owner Bill Bird, who filled boxes with popcorn at his downtown Port Washington store last week, said although his is a niche market, business has been good and he’s considering opening another shop. Photo by Sam Arendt
  After opening his store nearly six years ago in Port Washington, Broadway Popcorn Co. owner Bill Bird said he’s impressed with the growth of his business and is contemplating opening another location. “When you start out, you’re first thought is...

Ozaukee Press

Wisconsin’s largest paid circulation community weekly newspaper. Serving Port Washington, Saukville, Grafton, Fredonia, Belgium, as well as Ozaukee County government. Locally owned and printed in Port Washington, Wisconsin.

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Port Washington, WI 53074
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