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Margaret Plevak

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    Walworth County Today

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    CSI Writer


County's single school districts thrive
- Open enrollment, state aid and referendums make a difference in the health of Walworth County's handful of K-8 single school districts. Read more >>
Easter, spring and a fresh start
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What to do this weekend? In the days leading up to Easter Sunday, April 20, you can see a multi-media religious musical, "The Story" in Williams Bay; share breakfast with the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs in Delavan; or... Read more >>

Bunnies, chicks and airborne eggs
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The snow has melted and temperatures are warm enough to venture outside without worrying about frostbite. So this weekend, explore nature up close in Kansasville, watch thousands of eggs fall from the sky and hunt for th... Read more >>

Treasures from another time
- The 30th annual Star Benefit Antiques Auction, held at Old World Wisconsin, the outdoor museum in Eagle, draws donors and bidders from around the state with a variety of antique and vintage pieces. The auction will be held ... Read more >>
Weekend offerings: Tattoos, waltz lessons and lots of burgers
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Looking for something to do this weekend? Learn more about tattoos and body adornment in Whitewater, take waltz lessons in Twin Lakes, sample burgers at a Throwdown in Lake Geneva, or just have some fun with bingo in... Read more >>

Maple Fest, chili cookoff, more on tap this weekend
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What are your plans this weekend? Check out the chili cook-off and dessert contest in Delavan, attend a family-friendly expo in East Troy, or get a taste of spring at Maple Fest in Lake Geneva.

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Shop, sip, sample spring this weekend
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Celebrate the first official weekend of spring by joining a floral workshop in Burlington, shopping for bargains at a "Barnyard Bonanza" in Elkhorn and a kid's clothing sale in Delavan, sipping while you paint in Fontana... Read more >>

'Voice' singer brings homegrown talent
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When “The Voice” contestant Megan Rüger comes back home to Wisconsin for  a visit tomorrow, she'll be bringing along at least one song she's performed on the California-based show, six years of singing experi... Read more >>

Winter sports, spring celebrations this weekend
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What's on your agenda this weekend? Believe it or not, spring is coming--but you can still catch snowmobile action in Lake Geneva. St. Paddy's Day is Monday, so get a head start on the festivities with a corned beef and ... Read more >>

A show of support for Delavan teacher
- Students, parents and faculty at St. Andrew's Parish Elementary School in Delavan come together for a beloved third-grade teacher who is facing a recurrence of breast cancer. Read more >>
A good weekend to play with trains
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What are you planning this weekend? Put the engineer's cap on and play at the Delavan Train Show, celebrate Julia Child's recipes and life at the Lake Geneva Cooking School, or get ideas at the Waterford Area Chamber of ... Read more >>

Education effort arises from tragedy
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DARIEN--At 14 months old, Daxton James Borchardt had that irresistible combination of a sly grin and a rebel's haircut: a thick center strip of hair that sometimes spiked upright.

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Maple syrup, movies and more this weekend
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Welcome March in your own way this weekend by catching an Oscar-nominated film in Elkhorn, tasting maple syrup in Mukwonago, or shopping for crafts and more at a "Think Spring" expo in Lake Geneva.

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Williams Bay grad creates the skis that win the gold
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When Matt Sterbenz and a packed house broke into boisterous cheers as they watched David Wise clinch the gold in the men's freestyle skiing halfpipe at the Winter Olympics in Sochi Tues... Read more >>

Birding, bakery and beautiful music this weekend
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What to do this weekend? Learn to take care of backyard birds during the winter and prepare for migrating birds this spring at a seminar in Burlington, pick up bakery for a good cause in Delavan, or listen to a piano tri... Read more >>