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This Just In: This week in politics: Congressional race shifts to general election
This week in politics is an occasional roundup of news about local races. Send your tips and scoops to the editor at dplutchak@communityshoppers.com. The...
This Just In: We're seeking your best photos from social media
This Just In: We're seeking your best photos from social media
Are you a frequent photo poster to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter?We're seeking submissions for the inaugural photography edition of our CSI Media publications that will publish July 31, 2016.
Big Event Blog: Summer in the gardens
Big Event Blog: Summer in the gardens
What are your plans this weekend? Why not browse an art and garden fair in Burlington, make a little midsummer magic at a psychic fair in Janesville or have a hot dog to support VetsRoll in Lake Geneva?
Big Event Blog: Browsing for art, books and flea market treasures
Big Event Blog: Browsing for art, books and flea market treasures
What are your plans this summer weekend? You're bound to find a bargain at the huge antiques flea market at the fairgrounds in Elkhorn, browse the wares of more than 80 artists in Lake Geneva, or find an interesting summer read or two at the library...
Big Event Blog: Ballroom dance, brats and base ball
Big Event Blog: Ballroom dance, brats and base ball
What are you doing this summer weekend? Take in an old-fashioned base ball game in Eagle, waltz to ballroom rhythms in Darien, or enjoy a brat at events in Elkhorn or Whitewater.
Tasty in Southern Wisconsin: Gus's takes us back
Although the food is good at Gus's Drive-in restaurant in East Troy, it's not really the main attraction at this great place that takes us back in time.

Community Blogs

The Time is Now: Family in need again finds help
Dear W.C.,You so kindly helped our family years ago when you provided us with a handicap accessible van when my husband first began to lose his ability to walk.
Mystery Place: Delavan home stands the test of time
Mystery Place: Delavan home stands the test of time
The former home of George Passage is located at 112 Main St. in Delavan. In “Delavan's Historic Residential Architecture,” author Frank Landi describes the house as being in the Italianate style. It was one of the first brick houses built...
Mystery Place: Church celebrated its 175th anniversary
Mystery Place: Church celebrated its 175th anniversary
Delavan's United Church of Christ, located at 123 E.  Washington St. on the north side of Phoenix Park, celebrated its 175th anniversary July 31.
Mystery Place: Farm passed through generations of Chapin, Gifford families
Mystery Place: Farm passed through generations of Chapin, Gifford families
The current Gifford Farm, at 1075 County Highway H at the south end of Pell Lake, is located in sections 21 and 22 in the town of Bloomfield.
Weekly Walk: Adventures on the trail
Weekly Walk: Adventures on the trail
The Weekly Walks for Aug. 9 and Aug. 10,  2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach: On this warm summer evening 11 people showed up at the Ice Age Trail parking lot on U.S.
Weekly Walk: Heron, egret, swallowtail among sights on the trail
Weekly Walk: Heron, egret, swallowtail among sights on the trail
The Weekly Walks for Aug. 2 and 3,  2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach: On a warm 82-degree summer evening I arrived to find the Highway 12 IAT parking lot empty. ...
Weekly Walk: Seeking a spot in the shade
Weekly Walk: Seeking a spot in the shade
The Weekly Walks for July 26 and 27,  2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Marvin Herman:It was 87 degrees and sunny at the trailhead of the Blackhawk segment of the Ice Age Trail...

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On the Lakes: Changing weather, water temps mean hit-or-miss fishing
Geneva Lake fishing report 8/22/16 through 8/29/16
On the Lakes: Take to the water early or late for best bites
Geneva Lake fishing report 8/15/16 through 8/22/16
On the Lakes: Heat, humidity change fishing patterns
Delavan Lake fishing report Aug. 8 through August 15, 2016
Walworth County Government Today: Dedicated, hard-working people make Walworth County special
It has been a busy summer. The first week in August included a number of important events.
Walworth County Government Today: Thinking ahead: Budget process already well underway
I hate to make this summer go by any faster by writing about 2017, but August marks an important milestone in the development of next year's county spending plan.
Walworth County Government Today: Clearing up confusion over county's multiple locations
I appreciate the people who take time to read my column about county government. This week I want to return the favor by answering the question posed to me by a loyal reader. She thought that some folks still were confused about which building they...

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