°

Home  » Blogs  » Community Blogs

The Time is Now: Struggles eased for mother of hospitalized newborn
Dear W.C.,You provided help to my family two years ago when my daughter was so ill and in the hospital. My daughter still has many medical needs but we manage to get by. My husband is working full-time and some side jobs so we have enough to at...
The Time is Now: Woman's difficult past strengthened her resolve
Dear W.C.,
The Time is Now: Woman and her pet find a new lease on life after fire
Dear W.C.,
Mystery Place: Ruby Acres promoted Wisconsin's Holstein farmers
Mystery Place: Ruby Acres promoted Wisconsin's Holstein farmers
The former Ruby Acres house is located just west of Highway 67/12 north of Elkhorn. The former 750-acre farm was in Section 25 in the town of LaGrange, just north of the former Sterlingworth Hotel.
Mystery Place: Vanderstappen Farm is Dutch made according to sign
Mystery Place: Vanderstappen Farm is Dutch made according to sign
The Martin and Nancy Vanderstappen farm is located at W3523 Mohawk Road in the Town of Linn. Their farm property is in Sections 33 and 34; the major portion is in Section 34.
Mystery Place: Geologist who traveled the Grand Canyon once lived here
Mystery Place: Geologist who traveled the Grand Canyon once lived here
The former community of South Grove is located at the intersection of County Highway B and Salt Box Road in the town of Sharon. It was enough of a community that it is platted in the plat book of 1873. South Grove was the first settlement of the...
Weekly Walk: Hikers, bikers take to the winter trails
Weekly Walk: Hikers, bikers take to the winter trails
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 26 and 27,  2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson:     The temperature was 25 degrees and a light snow was falling as I drove to the Ice Age Trail parking lot on...
Weekly Walk: Packed trails and cold temps
Weekly Walk: Packed trails and cold temps
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 19 and 20,  2016The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson:     It was another chilly day – 11 degrees above zero, partly sunny, with a little wind.  By 4:02 p.m.,...
Weekly Walk: Cold trails reveal a quiet beauty
Weekly Walk: Cold trails reveal a quiet beauty
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 12 and 13, 2016The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson:     In spite of a blue sky, lots of sun, and minimal wind, the temperature was only eight degrees above zero. On my...
Video Today: Snowboarding at Alpine Valley
With a 25-inch snow base and another inch or two of snow predicted for later today, Alpine Valley Resort in the town of LaFayette is open and ready for skiers and snowboarders. Take a look at some snowboarding going on there earlier this...

No recent blog activity within the previous 91 days

Walworth County Government Today: Road to repairs? State bill would allow counties to raise sales tax
I was surprised to see that a bill that actually could increase taxes appears to have some traction in the Wisconsin Legislature. Assembly Bill 210, dubbed the “Pothole Repair Act,” would allow counties to impose a one-half cent sales tax,...
Walworth County Government Today: Do fewer board districts yield more candidate competition?
Jan. 5 was the last day that candidates could file paperwork to be placed on the ballot for the upcoming spring election. All 11 seats on the Walworth County Board are up for election in April. Barring any surprises, four races will be contested with...
Walworth County Government Today: Who's keeping track? Retention of public records can be confusing
I haven't read any of those year-end news compilations yet, where a newspaper names the top 10 stories of the year. If they asked me for my input, at least as far as Wisconsin is concerned, I would put the state's public records law on the list.  At...

No recent blog activity within the previous 91 days

No recent blog activity within the previous 91 days