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Mystery Place: Walworth County once linked to Milwaukee, Racine
Mystery Place: Walworth County once linked to Milwaukee, Racine
When thinking of Elkhorn, does only the current community and  county seat come to mind? Actually, the county's history shows two other Elkhorns.
Mystery Place: First person to claim land here needed a do-over
Mystery Place: First person to claim land here needed a do-over
North Lake is northwest of Elkhorn off County Highway A in the town of Sugar Creek. Take North Lake Drive and you will see a good number of houses surrounding the south side of the lake.
Mystery Place: Grandchildren continue to work Cornue farm
Mystery Place: Grandchildren continue to work Cornue farm
The Cornue farm is located at W726 Lakeville Road in the town of Linn. The 1857 plat map shows the owner of this property as a farm for J.A. Maxon and J.D. Green. A small portion of this current farm also was  owned by John Millard. 
Weekly Walk: Warm weather and water-logged trails
Weekly Walk: Warm weather and water-logged trails
The Weekly Walks for July 4-5, 2017The Tuesday hike, reported by Jake Gerlach:
Weekly Walk: Wet weather hikes
Weekly Walk: Wet weather hikes
The Tuesday Hike, reported by Jake Gerlach
Weekly Walk: Remembering a good friend
Weekly Walk: Remembering a good friend
The Weekly Walks for June 20 and 21,  2017The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Jake Gerlach:On this day of on-and-off rain, seven short-hikers showed up for our hike around Lake La Grange. As...

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On the Lakes: Flooding affected fishing, water clarity
Delavan Lake fishing report 7/17/17 through 7/23/17
On the Lakes: Thermocline bite starting on Geneva Lake
Delavan Lake fishing report 7/9/17 through 7/16/17
On the Lakes: Delavan a go-to lake, steady fishing on Geneva
Geneva Lake fishing report 7/3/17 through 7/10/17
Walworth County Government Today: County provides wealth of services for seniors
I recently had the opportunity to attend an open house sponsored by our Health and Human Services department. The event was called Safe & Savvy Senior Day and featured information useful to seniors in our community. I was there to man a booth...
Walworth County Government Today: County's public transporation van a lift for riders
My summer has been off to a fast start; so fast, in fact that I have had more column ideas than time to write them. Last month, I took a ride on the county's new public transportation van service called Wal-to-Wal Dial-a-Ride. Al Stanek, our county's...
Walworth County Government Today: County parks offer nature nearby
Before you finalize your summer vacation itinerary, don't overlook some of the great parks that we have right here in Walworth County. Walworth County government was a late-entrant when it came to the acquisition and development of parkland. When I...

No recent blog activity within the previous 91 days

No recent blog activity within the previous 91 days