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This Just In: #BlackLivesMatter, #BlueLivesMatter are more alike than they are different
This Just In: #BlackLivesMatter, #BlueLivesMatter are more alike than they are different
In this season of good wishes, a special variety of kindness has broken out in some of the communities we cover with our CSI Media newspapers.
This Just In: Speaker Ryan and lessons learned from the shutdown of '13
This Just In: Speaker Ryan and lessons learned from the shutdown of '13
Oh what a difference two years and a new speaker of the House make.
Big Event Blog: Sweet music, hot chili and high flying kites
Big Event Blog: Sweet music, hot chili and high flying kites
What are your plans this Valentine's weekend? Why not fly kites or watch professionals take to the skies at Delavan's Sky Circus on Ice, listen to the sounds of an evening in Paris with the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra, or celebrate winter at Freeze...
Big Event Blog: Martial arts, a night out, and Husky power
Big Event Blog: Martial arts, a night out, and Husky power
What are your plans this weekend? Why not enjoy dinner and a movie in Janesville, view an art exhibit in Whitewater, or check out Husky dog sled demos in Williams Bay?
Big Event Blog: Chilly days for chili and candlelight hikes
Big Event Blog: Chilly days for chili and candlelight hikes
What are your plans this winter weekend? Why not bring your appetite to the Rotary Wine, Food and Beer Expo in Elkhorn; ski by candlelight in the Kettle Moraine State Forest; or stay healthy at the wellness fair in...
Tasty in Southern Wisconsin: Elizabeth's is tasty all day
It wasn't the healthiest way to start the new year. With eggs and bacon for breakfast and fried fish with fries for dinner, any thought of a healthy diet to kick off 2016 was quickly over.  But the ad Elizabeth's Café published in our Winter Explorer...

Community Blogs

The Time is Now: Struggles eased for mother of hospitalized newborn
Dear W.C.,You provided help to my family two years ago when my daughter was so ill and in the hospital. My daughter still has many medical needs but we manage to get by. My husband is working full-time and some side jobs so we have enough to at...
The Time is Now: Woman's difficult past strengthened her resolve
Dear W.C.,
The Time is Now: Woman and her pet find a new lease on life after fire
Dear W.C.,
Mystery Place: History of old schoolhouses often tied to land ownership
Mystery Place: History of old schoolhouses often tied to land ownership
The former Lowell Schoolhouse, which is now a private home, is located at 9602 Wisconsin Highway 67 in the town of Sharon. It is in Section 30, almost into Rock County.
Mystery Place: Ruby Acres promoted Wisconsin's Holstein farmers
Mystery Place: Ruby Acres promoted Wisconsin's Holstein farmers
The former Ruby Acres house is located just west of Highway 67/12 north of Elkhorn. The former 750-acre farm was in Section 25 in the town of LaGrange, just north of the former Sterlingworth Hotel.
Mystery Place: Vanderstappen Farm is Dutch made according to sign
Mystery Place: Vanderstappen Farm is Dutch made according to sign
The Martin and Nancy Vanderstappen farm is located at W3523 Mohawk Road in the Town of Linn. Their farm property is in Sections 33 and 34; the major portion is in Section 34.
Weekly Walk: Ice cleats, poles essential gear now
Weekly Walk: Ice cleats, poles essential gear now
The Weekly Walks for Feb. 2 and 3, 2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson: We had sleet, rain, and snow – and decided to cancel this week's Tuesday hike.    The 10:30...
Weekly Walk: Hikers, bikers take to the winter trails
Weekly Walk: Hikers, bikers take to the winter trails
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 26 and 27,  2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson:     The temperature was 25 degrees and a light snow was falling as I drove to the Ice Age Trail parking lot on...
Weekly Walk: Packed trails and cold temps
Weekly Walk: Packed trails and cold temps
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 19 and 20,  2016The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson:     It was another chilly day – 11 degrees above zero, partly sunny, with a little wind.  By 4:02 p.m.,...
Video Today: Cars vs. thin ice of Geneva Lake
LAKE GENEVA--Drivers of nearly two dozen vehicles who didn't heed a cautionary sign when they parked on the thin ice of Geneva Lake Saturday, Feb. 6, and watched their vehicles sink into the water.
Video Today: Snowboarding at Alpine Valley
With a 25-inch snow base and another inch or two of snow predicted for later today, Alpine Valley Resort in the town of LaFayette is open and ready for skiers and snowboarders. Take a look at some snowboarding going on there earlier this...

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Walworth County Government Today: Road to repairs? State bill would allow counties to raise sales tax
I was surprised to see that a bill that actually could increase taxes appears to have some traction in the Wisconsin Legislature. Assembly Bill 210, dubbed the “Pothole Repair Act,” would allow counties to impose a one-half cent sales tax,...
Walworth County Government Today: Do fewer board districts yield more candidate competition?
Jan. 5 was the last day that candidates could file paperwork to be placed on the ballot for the upcoming spring election. All 11 seats on the Walworth County Board are up for election in April. Barring any surprises, four races will be contested with...
Walworth County Government Today: Who's keeping track? Retention of public records can be confusing
I haven't read any of those year-end news compilations yet, where a newspaper names the top 10 stories of the year. If they asked me for my input, at least as far as Wisconsin is concerned, I would put the state's public records law on the list.  At...

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