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Tasty in Southern Wisconsin: Steaks are tasty at Hunt Club
While recently paging through CSI Media's Explorer Magazine, I noticed an advertisement from the Hunt Club Steakhouse that included my word—“tasty.” I had to try this place they promote as Lake Geneva's premiere steakhouse and see...

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Early morning fire guts Lake Geneva home

LAKE GENEVA -- A Lake Geneva home was “pretty much” destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning, according to Lake Geneva Assistant Fire Chief Patrick Heindl.

When firefighters arrived at 3:14 a.m. Tuesday to a house at 427 Cook...

Walworth County Government Today: Assessing the situation--should counties figure property values?

I ran out of room in my last column about the newly released state budget to write about one initiative that will have significant ramifications for local taxpayers. Gov. Scott Walker has proposed to shift the responsibility of assessing properties...

A place to learn, share and create
A place to learn, share and create

WHITEWATER — Ralph Waldo Emerson is credited with saying, “Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.” But Emerson was misquoted. His original statement was this: “If a man has good corn or wood, or...

Community Columnist: Between Madison and D.C., Walker's roads diverge

Gov. Scott Walker evidently has embarked on the long road to the White House, and like it or not, the state of Wisconsin will bear the effects. Whether he continues to do what is best for Wisconsin or what is best for his presidential aspirations...

Missing UW-Whitewater student found in Chicago

WHITEWATER--Lisa R. C. Helms, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student reported missing Sunday evening by her parents, has been found safe at a hotel in the Chicago area, according to a release from the Whitewater Police Department.

Lyons woman brings poetry to the people
Lyons woman brings poetry to the people

TOWN OF LYONS -- Imagine a cricket, with legs like a musician's baton, releasing a song that echoes the sound of a canoe paddle slicing through water. Kimberly Blaeser, Wisconsin's new poet laureate, conjures up such images in her poems, revealing...

This Just In: Union dues opt-out bill on the fast track in Wisconsin

It's commonly referred to as the Right-to-Work legislation, but it could just as easily be called a Union Dues Opt-Out bill. Such is the way two opposing sides attempt to use language to sway public opinion.

'Beautiful Fools' author at library
'Beautiful Fools' author at library

LAKE GENEVA — On Friday, March 6, the Lake Geneva Public Library will host Chicago-based novelist R. Clifton Spargo for a free community event. Spargo will speak about the process of writing his new book, “Beautiful Fools: The Last Affair...

SBA appoints local man to regional board

Farmer and small business owner Alex McQuillen of Whitewater has been appointed to the Small Business Administration's Region V Regulatory Fairness Board.

 Witch tales will enliven monthly meeting
Witch tales will enliven monthly meeting
Genealogical society will meet, host program Tuesday, March 3.