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Memorial Day observed around the county
Memorial Day observed around the county
Area communities have planned parades, ceremonies and other observances in honor of Memorial Day Monday, May 29.Burlington
Whitewater teens hurt in four-vehicle crash

LIMA TOWNSHIP—Two Whitewater teens were injured in a four-vehicle crash just before 7 p.m. Thursday at Highway 59 and Pioneer Road in the town of Lima, officials said.

Elkhorn man pleads guilty to child sexual assault

ELKHORN—A repeat child sex offender from Elkhorn pleaded guilty Wednesday to having inappropriate sexual contact with a 4-year-old child he knows and possessing child porn, according to court records.

Nass' motion to stop diversity training denied

MADISON—State Sen. Steve Nass, R-Whitewater, criticized the Joint Finance Committee's decision not to take up a motion to stop the UW System from mandating diversity and cultural training, according to a news release from Nass'...

Mystery Place: Sharon homestead changed hands frequently
Mystery Place: Sharon homestead changed hands frequently

The barn quilt at the Anderson farm is called “Dala Horse.” You can see this quilt at 7230 S&D Townline Road in the town of Sharon. S&D stands for Sharon & Darien townships.

Years in the planning, Rock River Trail opens
Years in the planning, Rock River Trail opens

BELOIT -- After years of planning and preparing, the Rock River Trail officially will open Saturday, June 3, at the Rotary River Center, 1160 S. Riverside Drive in Beloit.

Weekly Walk: Cool breezes, colorful walks
Weekly Walk: Cool breezes, colorful walks

The Weekly Walks for May 16 and May 17,  2017
 

The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Marvin Herman:

Wild geraniums, fragrant honeysuckle in bloom, and a toad as big as my hand: these were...

Warm weather's return mean odor complaints from Darien

DARIEN—Depending on which way the wind blows, foul odors can waft over the town and village of Darien. Every year, the arrival of spring—and the return of residents to the great outdoors—means complaints about the stench begin to...

On the Lakes: Fish waiting for warmer waters, weather

Delavan Lake fishing report 5.22.17 through 5.28.17

ChocolateFest kicks off sweet summer
ChocolateFest kicks off sweet summer

BURLINGTON -- The tastiest festival around -- ChocolateFest -- kicks off summer fun over the Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Monday, May 26 through May 29, at the festival grounds, 681 Maryland Ave. in Burlington. The four-day festival includes...

Get hiking during National Trails Day
Get hiking during National Trails Day

The Walworth/Jefferson County Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance will host two  public hiking events in celebration of National Trails Day on June 3.

The annual National Trails Day hike on the Ice Age Trail will be held Saturday, June 3...