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Fontana president, architect honored in pavilion dedication
Fontana president, architect honored in pavilion dedication
FONTANA--A dedication ceremony for the Mill House Pavilion, 455 S. Main Street, Fontana, will be held Saturday, Jan. 31, beginning at 11 a.m.

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Photos: Art history in Delavan
Photos: Art history in Delavan

Among the paintings lining the walls at the Aram Public Library in Delavan are a collection of those from an art colony that flourished in Delavan at the turn of the last century. The colony got its start after sketching classes offered by the Art...

'Failed' bridge could remain closed for years
'Failed' bridge could remain closed for years

TOWN OF SHARON — It could be four to seven years before a closed-down town of Sharon bridge is replaced, according to Kevin Brunner, Walworth County director of central services.

Squaring off in village of Walworth
Squaring off in village of Walworth

Editor's note: Saving Downtown is an occasional series by freelance writer Lisa Schmelz exploring how Walworth County communities are breathing new life into their historic downtown districts.

Bodies in suitcases, dog track among editors' picks for top 2014 stories
Bodies in suitcases, dog track among editors' picks for top 2014 stories

The news in Walworth County in 2014 included a massive fire that destroyed a longtime eating place landmark, bodies found stuffed in suitcases along a rural road, and a decade-long rally supporting local troops that came to an end.

Database shows top salaries in county jobs
Database shows top salaries in county jobs

Not surprisingly, top administrators make top salaries.


The Milwaukee Business Journal has compiled a database of the highest paid pubic employees in a number of cities and counties in Wisconsin

  Lake Geneva hosts open house
Lake Geneva hosts open house

Lake Geneva is gearing up for the holidays with a celebration of the “Streets of Lake Geneva” on Nov. 15-16. The event features an explosion of holiday happenings from more than 20 downtown merchants. Shoppers are encouraged to stroll the...

Discover Whitewater series provides $26,000 to area groups
Discover Whitewater series provides $26,000 to area groups

WHITEWATER—Five area charitable, social and educational organizations are splitting $26,000 provided by the Greater Whitewater Committee's Sept. 21 race event.

Connecting over coffee with Elkhorn police
Connecting over coffee with Elkhorn police

ELKHORN -- Anyone returning a DVD or browsing the bookshelves at Matheson Memorial Library on a recent Wednesday morning might have momentarily wondered if they'd walked into a crime scene when they spotted two uniformed Elkhorn police officers...

Squabble over pillars in Town of Linn
Squabble over pillars in Town of Linn

 TOWN OF LINN — Turn onto Snake Road from Highway 50, drive under a canopy of trees and continue onto Alta Vista Drive until you reach a pair of pillars causing friction between town of Linn homeowners and officials.