Fifty-one Delavan-Darien School District students have applied to enroll out of the district in the past month, business administrator Anthony Klein told the school board during its meeting Tuesday.
Someone taken under an emergency detention in Walworth County is likely to spend hours in the emergency room waiting for an open bed at an out-of-county psychiatric facility. More time in the back of a squad car comes after that, all while the subject is handcuffed.
Walworth County is poised to begin construction on a two-story, 77,500-square-foot health and human services building this year.
A Darien man who is already facing a sixth-offense OWI charge was caught driving while intoxicated again this week, according to a criminal complaint.
Jill Sorbie, a southeastern Wisconsin native and a longtime educator, on Wednesday stressed a need for transparency in the Delavan-Darien School District.
A Delavan man charged with fifth-offense OWI admitted he knew his operating privileges had already been revoked, according to a criminal complaint.
After he passed his driver's test, a boy spent Monday in a courtroom. Two Lake Geneva brothers made his life "hell," the boy said, so he asked a Walworth County judge to sentence them to prison.
A Walworth County group is offering free Narcan training next week in Elkhorn to “fight against the opioid epidemic, which is destroying our communities,” according to a news release.
Whitewater Partners in Communication - Socios en Comunidad is one of the local groups working to break down conversational language barriers between native Spanish and English speakers in the city.
For the first time, Walworth County zoning code will explicitly allow short-term rentals, but revised ordinances will restrict occupancy, set quiet hours and require an annual licensing fee of $904.
Judge Kristine Drettwan said the crimes that brought Mitchel C. Lothes into her court Thursday—the rape of a 16-year-old girl and the groping of two girls, ages 12 and 14—were too serious to avoid prison.
A Williams Bay Middle School student could be suspended and expelled in connection with a "kill list" district officials and police became aware of last week, according to a letter from the superintendent.
Delavan-Darien School Board members held a special meeting Monday night to re-evaluate district Superintendent Bob Crist.
The Department of Natural Resources advises all citizens in Walworth County to call their local fire department for information on burning restrictions, according to the department's website.
The Gazette in December 2016 wrote about Patrick Weingandt and his addiction to meth. He spent 108 weeks—more than two years—in Walworth County's drug court program. On Thursday, he graduated.
A Walworth County jury Wednesday convicted an East Troy man on a homicide charge, saying he was criminally negligent in the death of a man during a game of drunken Russian roulette in his apartment last year.
A Fontana man charged with fifth-offense intoxicated driving is accused of being drunk at a Burger King drive-thru in the village of Walworth, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
The Delavan-Darien School Board on Monday voted to close Darien Elementary School at the end of the school year and approved 16 teacher non-renewals.
This year, UW-Whitewater is holding its sesquicentennial celebration—its 150th birthday. Interviews with those who have worked at UW-W emphasize service is still a part of what the university has been and hopes to be.
The new greenhouse at Elkhorn Area High School is up and running, and students are preparing for their grand opening sale, which starts Saturday, May 5.
The Walworth County Board approved new short-term rental ordinances Thursday night, but opponents seemed primed to continue the fight against them after the board voted.
The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is offering three locations for people to drop off prescription drugs during the statewide Drug Take Back Day later this month.
With the help of a statewide grant, a pocket of about 280 homes in north-central Walworth County are poised to receive high-speed internet by the end of the year.
A Walworth County judge sentenced a town of Richmond woman who had been connected with a convicted methamphetamine manufacturer to three years of probation for possessing a controlled substance, court documents show.
A grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will pay to house up to five homeless veterans and their families in Walworth County, an issue officials say is pervasive among veterans.
After school shootings across the country, officer Jessie Lewin of the Walworth Police Department just finished her second week as Big Foot High School’s new resource officer.
The man who pulled the trigger and killed his best friend during a game of drunken Russian roulette is in prison, but the man accused of bringing out the gun is scheduled for a jury trial later this month.
A suicidal heroin addict raped a woman he knows as he held a gun to her head in a Whitewater home last month, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday in Walworth County Court.
A Milwaukee teen charged with starting a fire in the basement of a Delavan apartment building told police he built the fire to stay warm but lost control of it, according to a criminal complaint.
The amount of sexual assaults reported to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office in 2017 shot up almost 70 percent from the previous year.
A Delavan woman already facing a fourth-offense intoxicated driving charge was stopped Monday by sheriff's deputies, who suspected her of driving after smoking marijuana while her license was revoked, according to a criminal complaint.
A Walworth County judge sentenced a 22-year-old Delavan man to seven years in prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty in December to benefiting from child trafficking and repeated sexual assault charges, all involving a 15-year-old girl.
A Walworth County judge Wednesday ordered a town of Bloomfield man to effectively spend the rest of his life in a mental health institution for throwing explosives out of his car in November.
A Walworth County judge sentenced a man to jail and five years of probation for stealing a car, roaming naked and attempting to sexually assault a woman while high on acid.
Former UW-Whitewater chancellor John “Jack” W. Miller, who oversaw the completion of multiple campus buildings, died Monday, the university announced Tuesday afternoon. He was 70 years old.
A daycare worker was charged this week with dealing drugs out of her car in the daycare’s parking lot, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Milwaukee man pleaded not guilty on Friday to a charge he recklessly caused the death of a man in his car who was shot by a Walworth County sheriff’s deputy in 2016, court records show.
The Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services is promoting safety for seniors at several free open houses this year.
An election next week for the Walworth County Board coincides with a critical board vote in April on new short-term rental ordinances, an issue that has plagued the county for years.
One student and two teachers from Whitewater are among the 2018 Herb Kohl Foundation scholarship and fellowship winners.
Police unsuccessfully shot a combative Darien man twice with a Taser after he crashed his car, injuring his passenger and causing his dog to be ejected, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday in Walworth County Court.