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.
Walworth County Judge Kristine Drettwan on Wednesday sentenced Krista L. Stoll Wobig, 32, to four years in prison for her repeated involvement in the manufacturing of meth.
Construction on a new UW-Whitewater dorm will require people to move their cars from parts of some campus lots by midnight Friday, according to University Housing.
The Walworth County Zoning Agency sent proposed short-term rental ordinances to the county board Thursday night despite a warning from a local attorney and landlord that he would likely take the county to court over the regulations if they pass.
At the final school board meeting before Delavan-Darien School District residents will vote April 3 on an operational referendum, a heated discussion broke out between one resident and several school board members.
A Beloit woman is charged with giving police the name of someone else—one police included earlier in a news release about a sweep of drug arrests.
State Attorney General Brad Schimel stopped at the Walworth County Courthouse in Elkhorn on Wednesday for a discussion that largely centered around social services.
Walworth County sheriff’s detectives on Tuesday arrested a registered sex offender in Elkhorn who tried to meet up with a juvenile, according to a news release.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled a landscaping company is not immune from liability in the 2012 death of a woman who was struck and killed by a falling tree branch while walking around Geneva Lake.
After a day full of interviews, tours and new faces, the two finalists to be Whitewater’s next police chief kept their smiles on a little longer during a meet-and-greet session Thursday evening.
Information from a wiretap led Walworth County prosecutors to charge a Janesville man with providing cocaine to a Delavan man, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday.
A Lake Geneva woman pleaded guilty Monday to manufacturing methamphetamine that caused an explosion in a Lake Geneva hotel last year and sent her to the hospital.
Police on Monday identified the man whose body was found at the scene of a Friday house fire in the town of Spring Prairie. He is Charles E. Ayers, 84.
The case against an alleged getaway driver charged with recklessly causing the death of a passenger, who was shot by a Walworth County sheriff’s deputy in 2016, will move forward with the new homicide charge, a Walworth County Court official ruled Friday.
One death was reported at a "well-involved house fire" Friday morning in the town of Lyons, according to a fire official who was at the scene.
In an effort to address the “crisis” of short-staffed district attorney’s offices, the state Assembly on Thursday approved a bill that would add a prosecutor to Walworth County but not Rock County.