ELKHORN — Walworth County Board members voted 10-0 last week to extend the employment contract of County Administrator Dave Bretl through December 2017.
Bretl also serves as county corporation counsel.
DELAVAN--Although Ron Kastein has stepped away as the longtime owner of Barker Lumber in Delavan, the lumberyard will remain at 327 S. 7th St , under a new--and local--owner.
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...
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.
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.
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.