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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.
This just in: We're adding more online, including job postings
The challenge for media companies, and what makes it interesting, is how to reach our readers where they happen to be in a format that's useful to them.
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.
Big Event Blog: Snocross races, maple sugaring and spring planting
Big Event Blog: Snocross races, maple sugaring and spring planting
What are your plans this week? Enjoy a traditional Irish dinner in Elkhorn, watch AMSOIL Snocross races in Lake Geneva, or learn about "puppy plants" in Burlington.

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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: Cold Springs home to former Wisconsin governor
Mystery Place: Cold Springs home to former Wisconsin governor
On County Highway N between Whitewater and Fort Atkinson is the community of Cold Spring, where one of our state governors, George W. Peck, lived.
Mystery Place: Home built for Elkhorn's longtime depot agent
Mystery Place: Home built for Elkhorn's longtime depot agent
You can see the former Livingston home, a Gothic-style brick home, at 311 S. Washington St. in Elkhorn.
Mystery Place: Owners born and raised in same house
Mystery Place: Owners born and raised in same house
The James and Annie Tubbs  home is located at 525 W. Court St. in Elkhorn. The original owner of the land on which this house was built was Dr. John Henderson. He obtained the government land grant deed.
Weekly Walk: April showers bring pasqueflowers
Weekly Walk: April showers bring pasqueflowers
The Weekly Walks for April  4 and 5,  2017 The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Andy Whitney:It was raining on Thursday morning and cloudy in the afternoon, but the sun finally came out just...
Weekly Walk: Subtle seasonal changes
Weekly Walk: Subtle seasonal changes
The Weekly Walks for March 28 and March 29,  2017 The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Andy Whitney:Eight hardy hikers met at the U.S. Highway 12 Ice Age Trail parking lot on a...
Weekly Walk: A spring preview
Weekly Walk: A spring preview
The Weekly Walks for March 21 March 22, 2017 The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike:  Jake is having a fine time on vacation!The 10:30 a.m. Wednesday long hike, reported Marvin Herman:

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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...
Walworth County Government Today: Staying out of debt
I warned you that my column on debt was going to be a two-parter. My last column explored some of the reasons why Walworth County amassed over $50 million of debt between 2000-2010. The debt was taken on for two main reasons:  to renovate or replace...
Walworth County Government Today: When borrowing makes sense
The Walworth County Board is one step closer to becoming debt-free. On February 14, supervisors voted unanimously to redeem (pre-pay) debt that was scheduled to mature (become fully payable) between now and 2027. By doing so, the board paid off $6.9...

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