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The Time is Now: New friend, help with expenses change widow's outlook
Dear W.C.,I am an 80-year-old widow that needs help. I have been renting the same house for the past ten years, ever since my husband died. I am having a hard time paying my rent this month due to a car repair and I had to go see the dentist. My...
The Time is Now: Readers share stories, say thanks
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Mystery Place: Lake Como history spans from vacation estates to gangster hideout
Mystery Place: Lake Como history spans from vacation estates to gangster hideout
Duck Lake was the early name for Lake Como, which lies north of Wisconsin Highway 50 west of Lake Geneva. It is smaller and shallower than Geneva Lake.
Mystery Place: Town of East Troy spread once known as Oak Dale Farm
Mystery Place: Town of East Troy spread once known as Oak Dale Farm
The Roman and Carol Henningfeld home is located at N8175 Bell School Road in Section 24 of the town of East Troy. You can see their barn quilt on a garage; it is called Blazing Star.
Mystery Place: Delavan Lake figures prominently in cultural, social history
Mystery Place: Delavan Lake figures prominently in cultural, social history
Delavan Lake, located southeast of the city of Delavan, is the second largest lake in Walworth County; Geneva Lake is the largest. The Delavan Lake area is known for its Native American mounds, its circus history, sailing and ballrooms.
Weekly Walk: Memorial bench marred by vandals
Weekly Walk: Memorial bench marred by vandals
The Weekly Walks, June 7 and 8,  2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson: The sky was overcast with cool 62 degree temperatures and a little wind. I arrived at the Ice Age...
Weekly Walk: Dragonflies, turtles, and the promise of wild blackberries
Weekly Walk: Dragonflies, turtles, and the promise of wild blackberries
The Weekly Walks for May 31 and June 1The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach: It had started raining at about noon and was still raining at 4 p.m. hike time. Five people...
Weekly Walk: A matter of distance, and a lot of frogs
Weekly Walk: A matter of distance, and a lot of frogs
The Weekly Walks for May 24 and 25,  2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson: The warm weather we've been waiting for is finally here; the temperature was a humid 83...
Video Today: Watch falcons nest with live webcam
Get a nest-side view of peregrine falcon eggs hatching this spring. The falcon live webcam at the We Energies Valley power plant in Milwaukee is now active during the daylight hours.
Video Today: Geneva Lake shipwreck reveals 19th-century excursion boat
One of the most famous shipwrecks in Geneva Lake was the Lucius Newberry. Built in 1875, the side-wheel passenger steamer was 115 feet long and could carry 700 passengers.
On the Lakes: Fish beginning their summer patterns
Geneva Lake Fishing Report 6.19.16 through 6.26.16
On the Lakes: Good to excellent fishing on area lakes
Delavan Lake Fishing Report 6/12/16 through 6/19/16Fishing on Delavan Lake has been excellent. Most of the fish have completed their spawn. The largemouth bass and bluegills have moved out on the weed line.
On the Lakes: Good time to take kids fishing
Geneva Lake fishing report 6/5/16 through 6/12/16
Walworth County Government Today: Farm trade show expected to draw tens of thousands to county
Organizers of Walworth County's Farm Technology Days achieved a milestone earlier this month when they hosted a media day for the event. Farm Technology Days is one of the largest agricultural trade shows in the country, featuring vendor displays as...
Walworth County Government Today: Sheriff's office employees provide a variety of vital services
Walworth County observed a memorial day of a different kind recently as law enforcement agencies took part in National Police Week ceremonies. Established in 1962, police week pays tribute to those law enforcement officers who have fallen in the line...
Walworth County Government Today: What do you think? County seeking input about transportation
Walworth County would like to know what you think of its transportation program for senior and disabled residents. A series of listening sessions has been scheduled throughout the county over the next two months. If you have an opinion on the subject...

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Community Columnist: Navigating race in a search for answers
As a Caucasian parent who raised three children of color in Elkhorn, I have a few thoughts about race relations.