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Town mulls sex offender rules
Town mulls sex offender rules
Sex offender residency restrictions are well-intentioned, but they don't necessarily increase public safety. That was the message Monday from Wisconsin Department of Corrections officials.

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Janesville man overcomes disability
Janesville man overcomes disability
Janesville native Nathan Scafe has done a lot since he graduated from high school in 2008.
Theft charged filed against contractor
Michael M. Schiessl, 49, of Waukesha, is charged with felony theft in a business setting in Walworth County Court after he failed to complete a home improvement project he was paid to do for a town of East Troy resident, according to a criminal complaint.
Morning Rotary Pie Ride is June 20
During the first 13 years of the Janesville Morning Rotary Club's annual Pie Ride, more than 5,000 riders helped raise $120,000 for the community. The next event is June 20.
First Lake Geneva Restaurant Week starts May 29
The first-ever Lake Geneva Restaurant Week kicks off Friday, and it features more than 15 restaurants offering special menus at fixed prices.
New UW-Whitewater chancellor selected
New UW-Whitewater chancellor selected
The UW System Board of Regents has selected Beverly Kopper to replace retiring UW-Whitewater Chancellor Richard Telfer.
Majority graduate in more than four years
Majority graduate in more than four years
The majority of UW System students are graduating with a bachelor's degree after spending more than four years in school, but the gap between graduating within four years and within six years is closing.
Local teen climbing musical ladder
Local teen climbing musical ladder
Jeremy Reutebuch, 15, of Whitewater has played music since he was 2 years old. He is now part of the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra Senior Symphony.
Man charged with 5th OWI
Ricardo A. Gonzalez, 31, of 1046 E. Main St., Whitewater, is charged in Walworth County with fifth-offense drunken driving.
Checks signed 'Sherlock Holmes'
Checks signed 'Sherlock Holmes'
A Walworth County sheriff's detective is seeking information about checks from a local business that were altered and cashed after being signed by “Sherlock Holmes.”
In honor: Memorial Day events set
In honor: Memorial Day events set

WALWORTH  COUNTY -- Parades and other observances are being organized around Walworth County to mark Memorial Day on Monday, May 25. All events below are set for Memorial Day.


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Weekly Walk: Damp trails, wildflowers and wildlife, and memories of Russ
On the Lakes: Action on the water improving
Mystery Place: Farm's former owner probably fought in Civil War
Weekly Walk: Hikers find hidden treasures along the trail
On the Lakes: Green slime, up-and-down temps, but some good fishing spots


Evansville farm family hosts dairy day
Pride, progress part of dairy breakfast
Making cheese by hand, with heart
Wildflower hikes blooming on trails
5 must-do events for summer: Stateline


Rock County's top five summer events
Five must-do events this summer
Gladiator challenge set in Lake Geneva
Corn and brat roast, community rummage back in East Troy
Book shares stories of police calls


Teacher proposal brings sharp debate
Retired principal back on the job
Prison ordered for $1 million theft
Photos: New steeple a reminder to look up
Day cares rewarded for improvements