im Barnes has brought his rhythm to Washington County since 1987! He was the band director for Germantown High School and left a big impact on his students. In his retirement, he’s created numerous bands, reaching his impact to all the community musicians he’s worked with. Jim has created a chosen family with his bandmates, and everyone loves him. His willingness to lead has built an incredible community of musicians in Washington County! Your stories, our Wisconsin. Uniquely Wisconsin is a broadcast & streaming series that spotlights the untold stories of Wisconsinites and highlights the communities in which they live. From the emotional and heartwarming, to the humorous and the historic, the Uniquely Wisconsin brand captures the essence of the people of America’s Dairyland.