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Breaking the News: Why the Shakeup at the Local Paper Matters


By Samantha Dietel, Editor in Chief

After what happened at the Daily News, I am concerned for the future of local journalism in West Bend. Continue reading


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‘Our Students Are Very Safe’: WBHS Officials Discuss Campus Security

Recent changes were implemented prior to Parkland shooting

By Samantha Dietel, Current Staff

For students shifting from class to class at the West Bend High Schools, it’s easy to miss the numerous cameras that monitor each of the hallways.

In recent years, the West Bend School District has placed an increased focus on the security of its high schools to ensure the safety of the students and staff within the building. But after a gunman took the lives of 17 students and faculty last month at a high school in Parkland, Fla., there has been a heightened number of inquiries regarding the safety at WBHS. Continue reading

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