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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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The Time is Now: Widow gets help for addicted son
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Mystery Place: Nestled in Kettle Moraine, Knuteson farm is home to a long line of Norwegians
Mystery Place: Nestled in Kettle Moraine, Knuteson farm is home to a long line of Norwegians
The Kenneth G. and Virginia A. Knuteson farm is located at N9217 Duffin Road in the Town of LaGrange. You can see their farm sign, “Sunny Brook Farm” near the road in front of their house. Their 100-plus acre farm is located in Section 8...
Mystery Place: Prairie-style house once home to town's justice of the peace
Mystery Place: Prairie-style house once home to town's justice of the peace
The former Ernst L. Von Suessmilch house is located at 824 Racine St. in Delavan. According to Frank Landi's book, “Delavan's Historic Residential Architecture,” the address of this house originally was 220 Racine St. 
Mystery Place: East Troy area farm changed hands, names over the years; now known as Deligo Valley
Mystery Place: East Troy area farm changed hands, names over the years; now known as Deligo Valley
The Mary Ann Carlson farm is located in sections 14 and 23 in the town of East Troy. Here, at W814 Bell School Road, you can see a log cabin with a “Barn Raising” barn quilt. It is on the south side of the road; their house is just across...
Weekly Walk: Exploring new trails
Weekly Walk: Exploring new trails
The Weekly Walks for May 17 and 18,  2016The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson: This was a nice sunny 65-degree day. Nine hikers – including a visitor from Sedona,...
Weekly Walk: Reaping rewards along the IAT
Weekly Walk: Reaping rewards along the IAT
The Weekly Walks for May 10 and 11,  2016The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach: On a cool 51-degree rainy evening seven hikers showed up for the Tuesday hike. Because of the rain,...
Weekly Walk: More hikers along the trail
Weekly Walk: More hikers along the trail
The Weekly Walks for May 3 and 4,  2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson: This was a nice warm day: 67degrees and partly cloudy, with a bit of wind. When I arrived at the...
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.
Video Today: DST started with soldiers, not farmers
Feeling a little groggy this morning because you lost an hour's sleep Sunday?
On the Lakes: Warmer waters triggering spawning, hungry fish
Geneva Lake Fishing Report 5/22/16 through 5/29/16
On the Lakes: Waiting on warmer weather
Delavan Lake 5/15/16 through 5/22/16
On the Lakes: Cool temps, spotty fishing on opening day
Geneva Lake fishing report 5/8/16 through 5/15/16
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...
Walworth County Government Today: Supervisors dig in for new county board session
The newly elected Walworth County Board held its first two meetings of the 2016-'18 term. Supervisors met April 19 to fill three leadership positions. Nancy Russell, who has represented the Lake Geneva area since 2002, was re-elected board chair.
Walworth County Government Today: County leaders do their best to plan for the worst
About 20 Walworth County managers have been busy this spring learning about emergency operations and planning on what they would need to do in the event a crisis were to occur. The training is organized by the county's emergency management director,...

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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.