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Food pantry to remain open under new administrators
ELKHORN—A month ago, Walworth County Food Pantry owner Jim Drescher said the pantry would close because he couldn't find anyone to take over operations from him and his wife, Ardith.But then came John and Susan Hughes.
Man gets modified sentence because of deteriorating health

ELKHORN—When 24-year-old Kyle Knopes was sentenced in February to three years in prison, his lawyer said “it'll be a life sentence for him.”

Whitewater man charged with sexually assaulting two children

ELKHORN—A Whitewater man faces life in prison without parole after two children told police the man sexually assaulted them, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday in Walworth County Court.

Walworth County Government Today: Equalized value indicator of property taxes

August 15th is becoming an important day again. That is the day when the Wisconsin Department of Revenue traditionally releases its calculation of equalized value throughout the state. Equalized value represents value of all taxable property. Ideally,...

Learning the language of opportunity
Learning the language of opportunity
New literacy council coordinator knows firsthand what it's like to learn English as a second language.
Mystery Place: Tyler one of four in county named Wisconsin noteable
Mystery Place: Tyler one of four in county named Wisconsin noteable

Alvan Elnathan Tyler is one of four persons from Walworth County highlighted in “Representative Men of the United States: Wisconsin Volume.” He was born in Milford, Massachusetts,  on Oct. 22, 1838.  `                      

Great music coming your way, Aug. 18-27
Great music coming your way, Aug. 18-27

Friday, Aug. 18


Open mic, Aug. 18, from 7 p.m. to midnight, Hilltop International Pub, 121 E. Milwaukee St., Janesville. 608-290-2769.

Big Event Blog: Venetian Festival's 55th celebration
Big Event Blog: Venetian Festival's 55th celebration

Looking for something to do? Why not head over to Flat Iron Park in Lake Geneva for Venetian Fest, watch a real rodeo at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn or catch woodcarvers in action at a show in Janesville?

Prayer service held in Milwaukee to pray for healing of racism

MILWAUKEE – The Archdiocese of Milwaukee is hosting a prayer service to pray for reconciliation and the healing of racism in Milwaukee on Friday, Aug. 18, at 12:15 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 812 N. Jackson St.,...

Weekly Walk: Prairies full of flowers
Weekly Walk: Prairies full of flowers

The Weekly Walks for Aug. 8-9, 2017


The Tuesday hike, reported by Jacob Gerlach:

On a perfect evening for hiking, 11 people showed up. We drove to the Nordic trails and walked a...

4-Hers learn about life
4-Hers learn about life
Young people test, display skills as Winnebago County Fair kicks off in Pecatonica.