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Who is Hanksy?
Who is Hanksy?
A mural appeared last week behind the Delavan Fitness Center, a piece of street art that would be more at home in New York City.
Video: Absent more serious charges, Zelich case moves forward
ELKHORN -- Steven Zelich, the former West Allis police officer accused of hiding bodies in suitcases and dumping them along a North Como Road in Geneva Township, was bound over for trial July 3, 2014 by Walworth County Circuit Court judge Phillip...
Awards season
Despite being well into 2014, there are still a few items to wrap up from 2013. Awards season in the newspaper business takes place in the spring, and CSI Media was honored with awards from several industry groups in the past few months.
Big Event Blog: Remembering Wisconsin at war
Big Event Blog: Remembering Wisconsin at war
What are your plans this weekend? How about discovering the impact of the Civil War on Wisconsin in Eagle, enjoying festivals in Genoa City and Whitewater, or taking a vineyard walk in Delavan? The choices are yours. 
Good weekend for walkers, rummage addicts and Beatles fans
Good weekend for walkers, rummage addicts and Beatles fans
What are your plans this weekend? Have fun and help fight cancer with the Walworth County Relay for Life in Elkhorn, watch hot air balloons launch in Waterford, celebrate Beatles music in Williams Bay or rummage around at Maxwell Street Days in...
A classic weekend when it comes to cars
A classic weekend when it comes to cars
Whether your taste runs to classic cars or classic music, there's something for you this summer weekend in Walworth County. Check out the Cars Time Forgot in Delavan; give an ear to classic hits by Blood, Sweat and Tears at Music by the Lake in...

Community Blogs

Used car, some financial help get grandmother and granddaughter rolling again
Dear W.C.,
Mystery Place: History of farm's owners includes hint of family tragedy
Mystery Place: History of farm's owners includes hint of family tragedy
This farm, located at N6650 Hodunk Road in the town of LaFayette, has had a number of owners. The 1857 plat map shows the owner as T. Pollock. The 1992 “History of Walworth County” shows that Thomas Pollock was discharged from the Union...
Mystery Place: Farmstead downsizes in acreage and size of livestock
Mystery Place: Farmstead downsizes in acreage and size of livestock
You can see the Dantuma farm and its Windmill Star barn quilt at W3090 State Line Road. Probably the easiest route is to take Highway 120 south toward the Illinois state line. Then head west about a half mile. Their barn is on the north side of the...
Spring Prairie home part of the Underground Railroad
Spring Prairie home part of the Underground Railroad
The house on the Britten farm is located at W1248 Potter Road in the Town of Spring Prairie.
Weekly Walk: A 'good friend and fearless leader' along the Ice Age Trail
Weekly Walk: A 'good friend and fearless leader' along the Ice Age Trail
Eight of us started out walking around beautiful Lake LaGrange on a hot and humid afternoon last week Tuesday. We were happy to hear that the original weather forecast of possible severe weather during our walk had recently been changed to later in...
Weekly Walk: Summer flowers, berries--even a turtle--brighten hikes
Last week Tuesday's walk was a short walk around Lake LaGrange by ten eager hikers. We admired the wildflowers in the prairie and snacked on a few chokecherries which were growing along the trail. Those who sampled well ripened berries found them...
Blackberry bushes make for a delicious hike
Blackberry bushes make for a delicious hike
It seems that our Tuesday walks are a bit monotonous since we usually walk around Lake LaGrange. Last week Tuesday was no different, but we were reminded why we love this trail so much. The lake is beautiful with a variety of waterfowl, and the trail...
Video Today: Setting sail this summer
Janelle Simons, 9, a third grader at Delavan Christian School, explains what it's like to race sailboats during a demonstration assignment last winter. Other parents and students from the Delavan Lake Sailing School were able to bring a complete...
On the Lakes: Pike the only exception to improved fishing on Delavan, Geneva lakes
Delavan Lake fishing report 7/28 through 8/4
Be on the water early or late for best fishing now
Delavan Lake Fishing report 7/14 through 7/21
Lots of fishing action on Delavan, Geneva lakes
Delavan Lake Fishing report 7/14 through 7/21
A matter of priorities: Board cautious about park expansion
I was about four minutes into my latest speech when I realized I had started on page two of my script, rather than the first, confusing my audience and cutting a good four minutes off of my presentation.
Committee improves communication, public safety
If an organizational expert was given a free hand to devise a plan to deliver critical services to state residents, it is unlikely that our current system of local government would be proposed. The myriad town, municipal and school governments that...
Legal, ethical training helps supervisors stay aboveboard
School may be drawing to a close for thousands of children across the county, but Walworth County Board supervisors will be hitting the books this summer. Every two years, as part of our effort to educate new board members about the laws that impact...

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