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Margaret Plevak

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    Walworth County Today

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    CSI Writer


Big Event Blog: Bluegrass, great food and scarecrows in the street
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What are your plans this weekend? Listen to bluegrass music in the village square in East Troy, stroll among the scarecrows in the streets of Delavan, or enjoy a vintage base ball game in Eagle. There's a lot going on in... Read more >>

Big Event Blog: Farm fresh food, wines and free sweet corn
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Find something to eat this weekend during Cornfest at Darien, a sunset dinner cruise in Delavan or a Farm-to-Table meal in Evansville.

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Big Events Blog: Walworth County Fair fun this holiday weekend
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It's Walworth County Fair time again in Elkhorn, or you could sample other summer pleasures, like an open-air concert in Lake Geneva, a nature walk in Williams Bay or an award-winning cheese tasting in Mukwonago.

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Going for the hay at Farmer Olympics
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ELKHORN--Forget the javelin and the shot put.  If you want to see muscles in action at the Walworth County Fair, watch contestants tossing hay bales. Or toss one yourself.

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Old crafts get new interest at fair
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ELKHORN--As you check off your list before you head out for the 165th annual Walworth County Fair—sunscreen, comfortable shoes, water bottle—the director of the fair board has one more suggestion.

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Hodunk and other stories from the road
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In our power-up-and-go society, road names have become just a nugget of information we plug into the GPS, part of the equation that leads to a destination.

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Big event blog: A weekend's worth of festivals
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What are your plans this weekend? With summer in full gear, take in Venetian Festival in Lake Geneva, Heritage Festival in Delavan or the 18th annual Prairie Parade in Clinton.

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Wright stuff part of Delavan Heritage Fest
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Even Delavan residents may be surprised to know that the city has one of the largest concentrations of Frank Lloyd Wright homes in the country, according to organizers of Delavan's Heritage Fest. A number of them ring th... Read more >>

Taking care of history at LaFayette Church
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LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP — For decades, Patrick Kulas, a Civil War re-enactor and a member of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, D.K. Pier Badger Camp #1, has collected scraps of the past: battle-scarred 19th-c... Read more >>

Big events blog: Meet a local artist or browse for books, quilts and antiques
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What are your plans this weekend? Why not meet local artist Nancy Newcomb in Lake Geneva, listen to a concert in Delavan, bid on a colorful handmade quilt or browse for antiques in Elkhorn. There's plenty to do in Walwor... Read more >>

Big Event Blog: Remembering Wisconsin at war
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What are your plans this weekend? How about discovering the impact of the Civil War on Wisconsin in Eagle, enjoying festivals in Genoa City and Whitewater, or taking a vineyard walk in Delavan? The choices are yours. 

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Zelich enters not guilty pleas
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ELKHORN—The attorney for the former West Allis police officer accused of hiding of two female corpses in suitcases left on a town of Geneva road said there's still more of the story that needs to be told in the cas... Read more >>

Good weekend for walkers, rummage addicts and Beatles fans
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What are your plans this weekend? Have fun and help fight cancer with the Walworth County Relay for Life in Elkhorn, watch hot air balloons launch in Waterford, celebrate Beatles music in Williams Bay or rummage around a... Read more >>