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Trees near power line cause court case
Trees near power line cause court case
The trees surrounding the entrance to Fellow Mortals Wildlife Hospital are so dense a first-time visitor might have to slam on the brakes to turn into the driveway.
County leaders seek fire, EMS study
As fire and EMS departments throughout Walworth County face continued staff shortages and slow response times, some have asked the county to fund a study to find solutions.
 DNR confirms blue-green algae bloom in Delavan Lake
DNR confirms blue-green algae bloom in Delavan Lake

DELAVAN—The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of  blue-green algae in Delavan Lake, a condition that poses health threats for those who use the lake for recreation, according to a news release from the Walworth...

Fontana man is an artist at heart
Fontana man is an artist at heart

FONTANA — Frank Breneisen takes his art with him wherever he goes, and the retired art professor has made stops around the world, teaching in England on a Fulbright scholarship, building playgrounds in Kenya and exploring rural Romanian villages...

Superintendent contract gets OK
The Whitewater Unified School Board unanimously approved a contract Monday with new Superintendent Mark Elworthy, including a salary of $142,000 per year.
Walworth fire, EMS seeking solutions
Sharon Fire Chief Bruce Vanderveen said his department has been shorthanded for decades, but now those shortages are being felt around the clock.
Man charged with fifth-offense OWI
William C. Swan, 51, of N1132 Walnut Road, Genoa City, is charged fifth-offense intoxicated driving and operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration, fifth offense.
Woman facing fourth OWI charge
Jacquelynn S. Thibedeau has been charged in Walworth County Court with fourth-offense intoxicated driving with a minor child in the vehicle.
Fitzpatrick lists appeals court endorsers
Rock County Judge Michael Fitzpatrick announced a long list of endorsers of his race for a state Court of Appeals seat.
Elkhorn woman found guilty in fatal crash

ELKHORN—Eleven minutes.

Area Tea party group endorses Ryan

The Racine TEA Party has endorsed Rep. Paul Ryan for re-election, according to a Ryan campaign news release.


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