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County's single school districts thrive
County's single school districts thrive
Open enrollment, state aid and referendums make a difference in the health of Walworth County's handful of K-8 single school districts.

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Sen. Neal Kedzie running for re-election
State Sen. Neal Kedzie, R-Elkhorn, announced Thursday he is seeking re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate's District 11 seat.
Mellencamp unhappy with Walker
Mellencamp unhappy with Walker

MADISON — Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants conservative Republican Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports union rights and says Walker should think about that before using his songs on the campaign trail.

Politicians for years have...

WCEDA executive director steps down
WCEDA executive director steps down

ELKHORN -- After six years with the Walworth County Economic Development Alliance,  Mike Van Den Bosch will be stepping down as executive director at the end of  May  to take on an  economic development position in Colorado.

Van Den Bosch...

Kedzie will run for fourth Senate term
Kedzie will run for fourth Senate term

ELKHORN – Sen. Neal Kedzie will campaign for his fourth term in the state Senate, according to a press release from his office Thursday.

Earth Day activities: butterflies to beaches
Earth Day activities: butterflies to beaches

It started in 1970, when gas was leaded and a lot cheaper, smog was more plentiful, and the word “environment” wasn't much in the public vocabulary.

Delavan company designs brand launch for humane society

DELAVAN--Signalfire, a Delavan-based creative agency, has announced the brand launch of the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin and its interactive website, PetsGoHome.org. The Janesville organization was...

Whitewater Police Department searching for man linked to car break-ins
Whitewater police are searching for Cody Davis, 21. Police believe he is involved in several vehicle break-ins and then stealing items from within the cars.
DNR stocking 316,000 trout statewide
DNR stocking 316,000 trout statewide

MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is working to stock 316,000 trout across the state ahead of inland fishing season opener next month.

More than 100,000 trout will be stocked in urban fishing waters, small lakes...

Lake Geneva Elementary School District among grant recipients
Lake Geneva Elementary School District among grant recipients

MILWAUKEE — Seven Wisconsin school districts--including Lake Geneva Elementary School District--have been awarded a total of $3.2 million in federal grants to help them expand their nutrition and physical-education programs.

To...

Breakfast with the bunny, help Boys and Girls Club
Breakfast with the bunny, help Boys and Girls Club

DELAVAN — The Delavan Lions Club is hosting “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny” from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 19, at Delavan's American Legion Hall, 111 S. Second St.

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