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This Just In: Intimidation is futile
You can try to stifle a person from speaking out, but you can't stifle an idea. Just like the arcade game Whac-A-Mole, ideas -- both good and bad -- persist.
This just in: Our papers won a dozen awards
Our newspapers were honored with 12 awards Friday, March 31, at the annual Wisconsin Community Papers conference. This year's event was held at the Abbey Resort in Fontana.
This Just In: Stark contrast in school superintendent race
As the only statewide race on the ballot April 4, the contest for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction has received more attention than usual.
Big Event Blog: Spring  gardening tips and Arbor Day celebrations
Big Event Blog: Spring gardening tips and Arbor Day celebrations
Spring is taking center stage. Learn how to attract butterflies, bees and birds to your garden at a presentation at Matheson Memorial Library in Elkhorn; gather in nature for Arbor Day at Kishwauketoe Conservancy in Williams Bay or be part of a...
Big Event Blog: Celebrate Earth Day
Big Event Blog: Celebrate Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, with an eco fair at Gateway Technical College in Elkhorn, explore new career paths at a job fair in Lake Geneva, or explore the future of the library in Delavan.
Big Event Blog: Flea market finds and a spring hike
Big Event Blog: Flea market finds and a spring hike
Looking for something to do? Go on a hike in Lake Geneva, browse bargains at a flea market in Elkhorn, donate blood in Eagle or check out other events here.

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Community Blogs

The Time is Now: Struggling seniors grateful for a little help
Dear W.C.,I am the manager for a low-income housing project. We have several senior and handicapped residents that I think would be good candidates for your assistance.
The Time is Now: Woman asks for help for daughter struggling with cancer
Dear W.C.,
The Time Is Now: Widowed stay-at-home mom finds comfort
Dear W.C.,
Mystery Place: Some names of those buried lost to time
Mystery Place: Some names of those buried lost to time
You can find Mount Hope Cemetery in Section 23 on Spring Prairie Road just west of County Highway DD in the town of Spring Prairie.  This cemetery is located on the Robert R. & Dorothy M. Stowell Trust farm.
Mystery Place: Barn quilt decorates the Walter farmstead
Mystery Place: Barn quilt decorates the Walter farmstead
The Lyle Walter farm is located at N6396 Bowers Road, northeast of Elkhorn. The name of the barn quilt is “Mariner's Compass.”
Mystery Place: Involved citizens have called this farm home
Mystery Place: Involved citizens have called this farm home
The barn quilt on the Pruessing barn is an original rosemaling design. You can see it just south of North Walworth Road and west of Williams Bay at N2059 Six Corners Road.  The farm is located in sections 5 and 8 in the town of Walworth.
Weekly Walk: Cool breezes, colorful walks
Weekly Walk: Cool breezes, colorful walks
The Weekly Walks for May 16 and May 17,  2017 The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Marvin Herman:Wild geraniums, fragrant honeysuckle in bloom, and a toad as big as my hand: these were...
Weekly Walk: Glimpses of spring
Weekly Walk: Glimpses of spring
The Weekly Walks for May 9 and 10, 2017 The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Jake Gerlach:On a very nice spring evening seven hardy hikers went to the Oleson Cabin to hike from...
Weekly Walk: New hikers, the Devil's Staircase and EMT volunteers
Weekly Walk: New hikers, the Devil's Staircase and EMT volunteers
The Weekly Walks for May 2 and 3,  2017 The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Jake Gerlach:In spite of misty rain for most of the day and a promise of frost overnight, nine hikers appeared...

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On the Lakes: Fish waiting for warmer waters, weather
Delavan Lake fishing report 5.22.17 through 5.28.17
On the Lakes: Warming waters mean active fish
Delavan Lake fishing report 5.15.17 through 5.21.17
On the Lakes: Cool spring marks opening season
Geneva Lake fishing report 5/8/17 through 5/14/17
Walworth County Government Today: Volunteers vital in delivering service to public
Walworth County celebrated National Volunteer Week a little early this year. While the week was officially designated April 23-29, the county board spent some time at its April 18 meeting to recognize 13 volunteers for their contributions to county...
Walworth County Government Today: Organizational awards offer public scrutiny
Walworth County government was recently recognized as one of the healthiest companies in America. The award from Interactive Health is based on employee participation rates in a health screening and coaching program as well as an overall health risk...
Walworth County Government Today: Determining the future of county fire, EMS services
The Walworth County fire/EMS (Emergency Medical Services) study committee began its work recently, holding its inaugural meeting on March 23. The committee was formed at the urging of a number of municipalities and towns throughout the county...

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