local • 3A, 6A
Board candidates profiled
Two candidates are looking to oust incumbent Kenneth Monroe for the Walworth County Board in District 10. Monroe has held the seat since 2012, and he’s looking to secure his third term. Part-time UW-Parkside professor Steven J. Doelder is trying to capture a spot in the general election. Also running is Susan Bernstein, a case manager for the Senior Community Service Employment Program in Delavan.
state • 2A
Walker confident of success
Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday he’s confident that his legislative priorities, including a child tax rebate, overhaul of the juvenile justice system and new work requirements for food stamp recipients, will pass before the session ends next month. But Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald reiterated concerns that the juvenile justice proposal was too much for the Legislature to get done this year.
Elkhorn wants podium finishes
Elkhorn’s boys swimmers admit just getting to the WIAA state meet last year was a thrill. One year later, the Elks are no longer just happy to be there. Five swimmers competing in nine events and all three relay teams will participate in Friday night’s WIAA Division 2 meet at the UW Natatorium. The team hopes some of those competitors can reach the podium with a top-six finish.