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The Time is Now: With a little help, daughter cares for mother with Alzheimer's
Dear W.C.,Two months ago my husband, two children and I moved from Arizona to Wisconsin to care for my ailing mother. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. I am her only child and my father died five years ago.
The Time is Now: Hard-working sister gets help for family
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Mystery Place: Lyons resident lends name to Buckbee Road
Mystery Place: Lyons resident lends name to Buckbee Road
You can see the former Buckbee farm if you head south on Wisconsin Highway 120 and turn east on Buckbee Road in the town of Lyons. The Francis A. Buckbee farm was in sections 18 and 19. The road got its name because of this family.
Mystery Place: Hollinshead farm traversed Briggs Road
Mystery Place: Hollinshead farm traversed Briggs Road
The former Hollinshead farm is located in sections 3, 4, 9 and 10 in the town of Delavan. It is on both sides of Briggs Road, north of Highway 11. 
Mystery Place: Folts ownership dates back to 1853
Mystery Place: Folts ownership dates back to 1853
You can see the Folts farm if you drive on North Road south of Westbound Road on the west side of Darien. It is located in sections 29, 30 and 31 in the town of Darien. The 1853 plat map shows that Jacob, Benj. and Daniel Folts owned 517 acres in...
Weekly Walk: Obstacle course along the IAT
Weekly Walk: Obstacle course along the IAT
The Weekly Walks for Feb. 7 and Feb. 8,  2017The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach: On this misty overcast evening only four of us appeared for the Tuesday hike. Ed said that...
Weekly Walk: Sunshine and fresh snow
Weekly Walk: Sunshine and fresh snow
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 31 and Feb. 1,  2017The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Jake Gerlach: As we gathered in the parking lot for our hike, there was some discussion about the need for ice grippers. Some...
Weekly Walk: Rainy days
Weekly Walk: Rainy days
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 24 and Jan. 25,  2017The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach: Though I arrived at our Highway 12 meeting place early, Larry was already there. I took a...

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Walworth County Government Today: Making communities dementia-friendly
There is no easy way for me to say this, but we are getting old. The aging of the baby boomer generation is going to have a significant impact on our county. It was partly for this reason that I accepted an invitation to attend training aimed at...
Walworth County Government Today: Finding the right person to fill a vacant seat
My last column about Joe Schaefer prompted some great telephone calls. A number of former county board members checked in with their own memories of Joe to share. Joe passed away last month in his 43rd year of service on our board. While we are still...
Walworth County Government Today: We'll remember Joe Schaefer for stories, service
Walworth County lost its longest-serving supervisor earlier this month. Joe Schaefer's seat, which he held since 1974, sat empty at our January meeting.

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