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The Time is Now: With a little help, daughter cares for mother with Alzheimer's
Dear W.C.,Two months ago my husband, two children and I moved from Arizona to Wisconsin to care for my ailing mother. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. I am her only child and my father died five years ago.
The Time is Now: Hard-working sister gets help for family
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Mystery Place: Hollinshead farm traversed Briggs Road
Mystery Place: Hollinshead farm traversed Briggs Road
The former Hollinshead farm is located in sections 3, 4, 9 and 10 in the town of Delavan. It is on both sides of Briggs Road, north of Highway 11. 
Mystery Place: Folts ownership dates back to 1853
Mystery Place: Folts ownership dates back to 1853
You can see the Folts farm if you drive on North Road south of Westbound Road on the west side of Darien. It is located in sections 29, 30 and 31 in the town of Darien. The 1853 plat map shows that Jacob, Benj. and Daniel Folts owned 517 acres in...
Mystery Place: La Grange's Bromley family farmed, served in local government
Mystery Place: La Grange's Bromley family farmed, served in local government
The Bromley Woodland Trust lands are located in sections 10 and 15 in the town of LaGrange. It is on both sides of Greening Road, although most of the property is on the north side. According to the 2010 plat book, the Kettle Moraine State Forest runs...
Weekly Walk: Obstacle course along the IAT
Weekly Walk: Obstacle course along the IAT
The Weekly Walks for Feb. 7 and Feb. 8,  2017The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach: On this misty overcast evening only four of us appeared for the Tuesday hike. Ed said that...
Weekly Walk: Sunshine and fresh snow
Weekly Walk: Sunshine and fresh snow
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 31 and Feb. 1,  2017The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Jake Gerlach: As we gathered in the parking lot for our hike, there was some discussion about the need for ice grippers. Some...
Weekly Walk: Rainy days
Weekly Walk: Rainy days
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 24 and Jan. 25,  2017The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach: Though I arrived at our Highway 12 meeting place early, Larry was already there. I took a...

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Walworth County Government Today: Finding the right person to fill a vacant seat
My last column about Joe Schaefer prompted some great telephone calls. A number of former county board members checked in with their own memories of Joe to share. Joe passed away last month in his 43rd year of service on our board. While we are still...
Walworth County Government Today: We'll remember Joe Schaefer for stories, service
Walworth County lost its longest-serving supervisor earlier this month. Joe Schaefer's seat, which he held since 1974, sat empty at our January meeting.
Walworth County Government Today: County tends fund for 2076 celebration
Albert Einstein was once reported as saying that, “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it and…he who doesn't…pays it.” This quote has endured for many years, but the internet is now...

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