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This Just In: This week in politics: Congressional race shifts to general election
This week in politics is an occasional roundup of news about local races. Send your tips and scoops to the editor at dplutchak@communityshoppers.com. The...
This Just In: We're seeking your best photos from social media
This Just In: We're seeking your best photos from social media
Are you a frequent photo poster to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter?We're seeking submissions for the inaugural photography edition of our CSI Media publications that will publish July 31, 2016.
Big Event Blog: Welcome fall with festivals and walks
Big Event Blog: Welcome fall with festivals and walks
What are your plans this first autumn weekend? Why not walk for an animal shelter in Delavan, sit down to a fish boil in Elkhorn, or enjoy a fall festival in Lake Geneva?
Big Event Blog: Fall festivals feature pumpkin picking, pies and scarecrows
Big Event Blog: Fall festivals feature pumpkin picking, pies and scarecrows
Looking for something to do this weekend? Spend a day in the country in Rochester, take a candlelight hike in Kansasville, or savor September with Scarecrow Fest in Delavan.
Big Event Blog: Festivals for all tastes, and remembering 9/11
Big Event Blog: Festivals for all tastes, and remembering 9/11
Festivals featuring bluegrass music in East Troy, sweet corn in Darien, good food in Lake Geneva and Whitewater, and much more are on tap this weekend in Walworth County. This Sunday also marks the 15th anniversary of 9/11; remember and honor the...

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Community Blogs

Time Is Now: Lonely woman sees brighter days ahead
Dear W.C.,
The Time is Now: Lyme disease takes toll on family
Dear W.C.,Could you please help a friend of mine? She is going through a very tough time. She was diagnosed with Lyme disease after many tests and several doctors. Her fatigue, joint pain and brain fog make it impossible for her...
The Time is Now: Family in need again finds help
Dear W.C.,You so kindly helped our family years ago when you provided us with a handicap accessible van when my husband first began to lose his ability to walk.
Mystery Place: Wychwood known for flora and fauna
Mystery Place: Wychwood known for flora and fauna
Lakeside estate named for witch hazel trees.
Mystery Place: Aloha! Welcome to the Drake home
Mystery Place: Aloha! Welcome to the Drake home
Aloha Lodge was the name of the Drake home on the south shore of Geneva Lake. This is another house that you only can see via the lake or the lakeshore path. The Drakes owned both the Drake and Blackstone Hotels in Chicago. 
Mystery Place: Bible camp once a private residence
Mystery Place: Bible camp once a private residence
Snug Harbor's owners donated land for city's library and park.
Weekly Walk: One bright way to stay dry
Weekly Walk: One bright way to stay dry
The Weekly Walks for Sept. 20 and 21,  2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Jake Gerlach: On this very warm Tuesday evening only four people showed up for the hike. We drove to the Nordic...
Weekly Walk: A good hiker is always prepared
Weekly Walk: A good hiker is always prepared
The Weekly Walks for Sept. 13 and 14,  2016The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach: On Tuesday evening we crossed Highway 12 to walk the Ice Age Trail to Esterly Road and back. It...
Weekly Walk: Rain doesn't dampen hikers' spirits
Weekly Walk: Rain doesn't dampen hikers' spirits
The Weekly Walks for Sept. 6 and 7, 2016The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach: September is noted for some very warm days early in the month and some very cold days later on.

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On the Lakes: Overall, smaller fish but some great numbers
Delavan Lake Fishing Report 9/11/16 through 9/18/16
On the Lakes: Good fishing during summer's waning days
Geneva Lake fishing reports 8/29/16 through 9/5/16
On the Lakes: Changing weather, water temps mean hit-or-miss fishing
Geneva Lake fishing report 8/22/16 through 8/29/16
Walworth County Government Today: These grads will keep working to make our communities safer, better
September does not typically bring to mind images of graduations, but I attended two of them Sept. 16. Sheriff Kurt Picknell invited me to join him to watch our newest deputy, Brennon Ruosch, graduate from the law enforcement academy at Blackhawk...
Walworth County Government Today: Budget shows growing pains
County budget shows slight gains in equalized value, population.
Walworth County Government Today: Leadership lives here--Role models show what it means to serve community
I know I promised to write a column previewing the 2017 county budget, but there will be plenty of time for that this fall; instead, I want to report on an interesting day that I spent with Leadership Walworth students. About a dozen students gathered...

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