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Lyons woman brings poetry to the people
Lyons woman brings poetry to the people
TOWN OF LYONS -- Imagine a cricket, with legs like a musician's baton, releasing a song that echoes the sound of a canoe paddle slicing through water. Kimberly Blaeser, Wisconsin's new poet laureate, conjures up such images in her poems, revealing...

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Darien administrator wins award
Diana Dykstra, former administrator/clerk/treasurer for the village of Darien, won an award for the clarity of Darien's 2015 budget.
Photos: St. Patrick's transformation
Photos: St. Patrick's transformation

ELKHORN — St. Patrick Parish showed off for the public at an open house Feb. 21, culminating nearly a yearlong renovation project.

Ground broke on March 16, 2014, and the congregation held its first Mass back in the church on...

Milton plunges for Special Olympics
Milton students braved frigid waters Valentine's Day to raise money for Wisconsin Special Olympics.
Closure sought in Sharon shooting case
Closure sought in Sharon shooting case
The juvenile charged with killing a friend in July in town of Sharon made another court appearance Monday afternoon in Walworth County.
Emerald ash borers invade Milton
Emerald ash borers invade Milton
The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of destructive emerald ash borer insects in the city's ash trees.
Elkorn free clinic to offer dentistry
Open Arms Free Clinic is moving to a new space and expanding its services.
Barn fire loss put at $300,000
Barn fire loss put at $300,000
A barn fire that started late Sunday morning shut down Highway 59.
County wants fewer kids in corrections
Walworth County officials are looking into how to keep more juveniles out of correctional facilities and in the community.
No charges in UW-W sex assault case
No charges in UW-W sex assault case
The adult-aged UW-Whitewater wrestling recruit who was a suspect in a sexual assault case will not face charges. The wrestler was a 21-year-old competing for Lincoln College's wrestling team in Lincoln, Illinois, at the time of the event.
Juvenile's 2013 arson case dismissed
The case against a 16-year-old who was convicted in the burning of a Sugar Creek church has been dismissed. The state Court of Appeals ordered a new trial in juvenile court last week.

Blogs

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Mystery Place: Women held ownership of this farm since 1913

CSI

'Beautiful Fools' author at library
SBA appoints local man to regional board
Witch tales will enliven monthly meeting
DDHS holds blood drive
Target: Berths at boys state tourney

Entertainment

Hoard looks at early Wisconsin chronicler Lapham
Lakeland Players performing 'The Foreigner'
'Through a Window' now showing
DDHS basketball program holding pancake fundraiser
Lakeland Players holding auditions for 'Hello, Dolly!'

News

Family member of town of Sharon shooting victim wants closure
These hunters keep a keen eye for antlers
UW-Whitewater speakers bureau available to residents
Expanding horizons in campus, community
Man arrested in Whitewater burglary