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County's single school districts thrive
County's single school districts thrive
Open enrollment, state aid and referendums make a difference in the health of Walworth County's handful of K-8 single school districts.

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Whitewater Police Department searching for man linked to car break-ins
Whitewater police are searching for Cody Davis, 21. Police believe he is involved in several vehicle break-ins and then stealing items from within the cars.
Lake Geneva Elementary School District among grant recipients
Lake Geneva Elementary School District among grant recipients

MILWAUKEE — Seven Wisconsin school districts--including Lake Geneva Elementary School District--have been awarded a total of $3.2 million in federal grants to help them expand their nutrition and physical-education programs.

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Judge denies motions alleging intimidation
Walworth County Judge David Reddy denied two motions relating to accusations that Walworth County deputies and officials intentionally intimidated a jury and infringed on Daniel White's right to a fair trial.
Whitewater police seek suspect in car entry thefts

WHITEWATER--Whitewater police are asking for the public's help in their search for a suspect in a rash of thefts from area vehicles over the past several months, according to a news release from the Whitewater Police Department.
 
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Prison ordered for child prostitution
Prison ordered for child prostitution
Four years in prison was ordered Tuesday for a Janesville man who pleaded guilty to soliciting a runaway Walworth County girl for prostitution.
Whitewater crash victims identified
Mouh Seguir Hammoutene, 43, of San Antonio, Texas, and Kenneth Paul, 52, of Milwaukee were the drivers involved in a crash Monday afternoon at Highway 12 and Walworth Avenue, Whitewater, according to the Walworth County Sheriff's Office.
State Rep. Tyler August to seek re-election
State Rep. Tyler August, R-Lake Geneva, has announced he is seeking a third term in the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Heiden named foundation leader
Ann Heiden, Janesville, has been selected as the new executive director of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin. She replaces Sue Conley, who will retire July 1.
District cuts staff to balance budget
District cuts staff to balance budget
At its Monday meeting, the Delavan-Darien School Board approved eliminated 17.5 positions. Of those, 6 are retirements or resignations, and those posts will not be refilled. The rest, 11.5, will be issued preliminary notices of contract non-renewals on...
Brew City best-seller
Brew City best-seller
Matheson Memorial Library event will feature Milwaukee author Lesley Kagen.

Blogs

Land traded hands frequently in late 1800s
Easter, spring and a fresh start
Creatures stirring along the Ice Age Trail
Helping hand aids mother with disabled son
Getting organized: Board regroups with three new members

CSI

Auditions set for Lake Geneva Theater Company
Mellencamp unhappy with Walker
WCEDA executive director steps down
Kedzie will run for fourth Senate term
Earth Day activities: butterflies to beaches

Entertainment

Catch the Senior Art Show at Wright Museum
Putting a new spin on old vinyl
Wisconsin breweries book on tap at historical society dinner
Treasures from another time
New area arts hub a collaboration

News

Apprenticeships returning to district
Delavan company designs brand launch for humane society
DNR stocking 316,000 trout statewide
Breakfast with the bunny, help Boys and Girls Club
Fur, feathers at the fairgrounds