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This just in: Our election hangover
Instead of a presidential honeymoon, Americans have been given a campaign hangover.
Big event blog: Welcome the holidays
Big event blog: Welcome the holidays
Holiday celebrations are all over the area this weekend. Take in parades and other family-friendly activities in Burlington, Elkhorn and Lake Geneva.  Catch a tree lighting, visit with Santa or enjoy a cookie walk.
Big Event Blog: Veterans Day events
Big Event Blog: Veterans Day events
What are your plans this weekend? Try a chili cook-off in East Troy or early Christmas shopping in Mukwonago, but don't forget to honor service men and women at Veterans Day programs around the county.
Big Event Blog: 5Ks, fall feast and a scenic tour
Big Event Blog: 5Ks, fall feast and a scenic tour
What are your plans this fall weekend? Why not do a 5K for charity in Darien or Delavan, enjoy a fall feast in Williams Bay, get scared on the square in Elkhorn or tour a working mill in Beloit? 

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Community Blogs

The Time is Now: Couple facing eviction, grief find new hope
Dear W.C.,
The Time is Now: Veteran, single dad, gets a little help
Dear W.C.,
The Time is Now: Updated wheelchair makes all the difference for woman
Dear W.C.,
Mystery Place: Get the inside story on these haunted houses
Mystery Place: Get the inside story on these haunted houses
East TroyWalworth County has its share of houses that are said to be haunted. The first one I know as the Hibbert House, 2068 Division St., East Troy.       
Mystery Place: Land abstracts trace farm's history
Mystery Place: Land abstracts trace farm's history
Spring Prairie spread in the Miller family since 1916.
Mystery Place: Do you remember Springside Farm?
Mystery Place: Do you remember Springside Farm?
Longtime farmers advocated for county home economist.
Weekly Walk: Breaking in boots and a lost pair of pants
Weekly Walk: Breaking in boots and a lost pair of pants
The Weekly Walks for Nov. 15 and 16,  2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Jake Gerlach: A group of 19 veteran hikers reported for the 4 p.m. hike today. We decided to go around Lake...
Weekly Walk: Autumn beauty abounds
Weekly Walk: Autumn beauty abounds
The Weekly Walks for Nov. 8 and 9,  2016The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Jake Gerlach: On this first Tuesday after the time change seven people showed up for our hike. Andy noticed...
Weekly Walk: Weather, scenery make great hikes
Weekly Walk: Weather, scenery make great hikes
The Weekly Walks for Nov. 1 and 2,  2016The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach: On this beautiful November afternoon with bright sunshine and temperatures in the 70s, only six people appeared for...
Video today: East Troy students offer veterans tribute
In honor of Veterans Day 2016, East Troy Elementary students express their gratitude.
On the Lakes: Action improving with slow cooling
Geneva Lake fishing report 10/10/16 through 10/17/16Geneva Lake's water has been cooling slower than I can remember. The water temperature is still 64-66 degrees.  
On the Lakes: Overall, smaller fish but some great numbers
Delavan Lake Fishing Report 9/11/16 through 9/18/16
Walworth County Government Today: Local governments really do work together
One concern that I sometimes hear from people is why there isn't more cooperation among the many different units of local government in our county. Many folks are under the impression that local leaders are always feuding and I understand why they...
Walworth County Government Today: Budget highlights the value of planning, keeping debt low
I have been reporting on so many interesting things this fall that I keep putting off my 2017 budget column. I was tempted to write about two more events that I recently attended, including an open house at Precision Plus in Elkhorn and our volunteer...
Walworth County Government Today: United Way donations help prevent poverty in local communities
On Sept. 27, I helped the United Way of Walworth County launch its 2016-'17 fundraising campaign. I really appreciated the chance to express my gratitude to all of the community leaders who were in attendance for the good work that they do. These...

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Community Columnist: We're responsible for our democracy
In light of current world struggles, and the woeful state of the U.S. presidential race, it would seem an understatement to say that in this country, democracy is taken for granted.