OZAUKEE’S OWEN KLAUS (left) finished second in the 800-meter run and third in the 1,600 at the Division 3 state track and field meet in La Crosse last weekend. Paige Kurlinski (above) finished second in the shot put. Photos by Andy McKee
By MITCH MAERSCH Ozaukee Press staff Owen Klaus was already one of the most decorated runners in Ozaukee High School’s strong cross country and track and field programs, and that was before he added to his legacy last weekend. Klaus set the school...


Wisconsin is now an island surrounded by a sea of grass. Our state achieved that dubious distinction on May 30 when Minnesota approved the sale and use of recreational marijuana. Marijuana (AKA grass, pot, weed, ganja, cannabis and a plethora of other names for the most commonly used illicit drug in America) can now be legally...

Good Living

Allon Bostwick created a pollinator garden with native and prairie plants, including this high bush cranberry, at his home in Port Washington. Photo by Sam Arendt
By MITCH MAERSCH Ozaukee Press staff Every day, Allon Bostwick carries a book and cup of coffee or glass of wine out on his double lot and takes in his little piece of peace. He can hear a host of birds and witness active insects engaged in their...


LONGTIME PORT WASHINGTON dentist Barrett Straub (right) sold his practice in April to dentist Austin Iverson, who is renaming the clinic Nomad Dental Practices. Although he sold his practice, Straub, who is now the CEO of ACT Dental, will continue to work there one day a week for the next six months to help with the transition. ACT Dental is a Milwaukee-based firm that teaches dentists the business of operating a practice. Photo by Sam Arendt
By KRISTYN HALBIG ZIEHM Ozaukee Press staff When Barrett Straub bought Mark Matera’s dental practice in Port Washington in 2006, he thought he had found his niche. “I assumed this would be my career,” Straub said. It was a good practice and he found...

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