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This just in: Have an opinion? Write a letter
Reader Ken Biging of Lake Geneva wonders why we don't have more letters to the editor from readers in Walworth County.I do too.Biging emailed me with this request:
This just in: Beloit police offer home weapons inspections
Do you suspect there's a gun in your house? The Beloit Police Department would like to help you find out.
This just in: Seeing it through
I remember asking Bob Webster Sr. at the first Support Our Troops rally 10 years ago how long he thought the weekly meetings would run.
Big Event Blog: Holiday revues, reindeer and a winter solstice celebration
Big Event Blog: Holiday revues, reindeer and a winter solstice celebration
What are you doing this last weekend before Christmas? Why not catch holiday shows in Elkhorn and Delavan, visit with Santa and his reindeer in Lake Geneva, or celebrate the winter solstice in Kansasville?
Big Event Blog:  'Nutcracker,' holiday lights and waffles with Santa
Big Event Blog: 'Nutcracker,' holiday lights and waffles with Santa
What are your plans this weekend? Why not have waffles with Santa in Elkhorn, listen to a holiday concert in Lake Geneva or take in "The Nutcracker" in Delavan? Have a holly jolly weekend in Walworth County.
Big event blog: Holiday happenings around the county
Big event blog: Holiday happenings around the county
What are your plans this weekend? It's definitely looking a lot like Christmas, especially with holiday parades in Elkhorn, Lake Geneva, Whitewater and Burlington. Try riding the rails with Santa in East Troy, enjoying "The Nutcracker" in Delavan or...

Community Blogs

The Time is Now: Gratitude and health replace despair and sickness for single mother and family
Editor's note: The Time is Now to Help was founded by a local businessman who knew extreme poverty as a child. With the help of donations from the community, The Time is Now is able to help local residents in need.  Dear readers,This...
The Time is Now: Thanks to a little help, widow gets to keep special dog
Dear W.C.,
The Time is Now: Struggling but faithful family has a place to live with a little help
Dear W.C.,My family is going through a very tough time. My husband has been fighting cancer for the past year. It is finally in remission and we are so thankful to God for that.
Mystery Place: Artist's home and studio was once a livery and stable
Mystery Place: Artist's home and studio was once a livery and stable
The former home and studio of artist Richard Alexander is located on the northeast corner of Walworth and Terrace streets in Delavan.  
Mystery Place: Reference directories track farm's ownership
Mystery Place: Reference directories track farm's ownership
The Ken and Betty Baerwald family farm is located on County Highway H north of County A and south of Green Lake Road in Section 33A in the town of LaGrange. Their barn quilt is called “Father's Choice.” Baerwalds have owned this property...
Mystery Place: Springfield Union Cemetery is a chronicle of history
Mystery Place: Springfield Union Cemetery is a chronicle of history
The Springfield Union Cemetery is located at the Northeast corner of the intersection of Hwy. 120 and Hospital Road.  This is located in the Town of Lyons.  Their cemetery association was organized on October 10, 1857.  Cyrus King was the...
Weekly Walk: Bounding deer, blaze orange and ice cleats
Weekly Walk: Bounding deer, blaze orange and ice cleats
I did not attend the Tuesday walk last week, but Norwin reported that four hikers and a canine companion walked around Lake LaGrange on Ice Age Trail and horse trails. They found the 28-degree weather damp and cloudy. The trails were icy in spots.
Weekly Walk: December provides cool views, crisp hikes
Weekly Walk: December provides cool views, crisp hikes
Five hearty hikers started out last week Tuesday to walk around Lake LaGrange in the clockwise direction. We found the trail bare wherever it was exposed to direct sunlight during the day. On the north side of the hill the path was snow covered with...
Weekly Walk: Tracks in the snow
Weekly Walk: Tracks in the snow
Norwin led the walk last week Tuesday as I could not hike this day.   Marvin Herman writes: Ten long hikers departed U.S. Highway 12 meeting place and carpooled to Lapham Peak Unit of Kettle Morraine State...
Video today: The Christmas Card Town
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Elkhorn, what with decorations on the square and Santa Claus coming to the Christmas Card Town.
Video Today: Would-be entrepreneurs make a splash at Gateway's 'Shark Tank'
ELKHORN--Gateway students will have a chance to make a quick pitch of an innovative business or product idea on Wed., Nov. 19 during the college's third annual "Shark Tank" event.
Video Today: Halloween Legends and Lore
October nights are perfect for stories around the bonfire, and that's just what you'll get with Halloween Legends and Lore at Old World Wisconsin, the living history museum in Eagle.
On the Lakes: Fall fishing patterns taking shape
Delavan Lake Fishing Report 10/12 through 10/20
On the Lakes: Changing water temps make for spotty fishing
Delavan Lake Fishing Report 9/29 through 10/6
On the Lakes: Atypical lake patterns scatter fish
Delavan Lake 9/22 through 9/29
Walworth County Government Today: Weekly rallies provided unwavering support for troops
As someone who starts far more projects than I ever finish, I have to admire Bob Webster. In the fall of 2004, Bob organized a small gathering of veterans as well as some of the family members of servicemen and women who were serving in Afghanistan...
Walworth County Government Today: WCEDA works to improve county's economic outlook
The Walworth County Economic Development Alliance Inc. held its annual meeting Nov. 12 at the Grand Geneva resort. WCEDA's annual meetings are always well done, and this one was no exception. In addition to reporting on the state of the organization,...
Walworth County Government Today: County taking consistent steps to eliminate debt, save
Walworth County's 2015 budget passed another milestone last month. Supervisors completed the final step prior to budget adoption by holding a public hearing on the proposed spending plan on the evening of Oct. 30. Barring any further amendments, the...

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