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Elkhorn man sentenced to 85 years in prison for child sexual assault
ELKHORN—Across his life, Jeffery S. Pestor, a convicted child sex offender and admitted pedophile, self-reported having 21 victims, nine of them family members.
Police conducting training at Whitewater HS

WHITEWATER—The Whitewater Police Department will be conducting active shooter training at the Whitewater High School on Wednesday.

Delavan a stop on UW-Madison Babcock ice cream tour

DELAVAN—UW-Madison Babcock ice cream lovers in Walworth County can get the iconic dairy treat in Delavan on Friday as part of a thank-you tour from the university, according to a news release.

Weekly Walk: Steep hills, mosquitoes, but lush trails
Weekly Walk: Steep hills, mosquitoes, but lush trails

The Weekly Walks for Aug.15 and Aug. 16, 2017

The Tuesday hike, reported by Marvin Herman:

On this hot and muggy late afternoon, only four determined hikers arrived at the U.S. Highway 12...

South Beloit's 100th has history, events
South Beloit's 100th has history, events
Centennial celebration features four days of history, reminiscing.
Lakeland holding auditions for holiday musical

Lakeland Players will hold auditions for their up-coming children's holiday musical "The Grunch" on Friday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept 16 at 2 p.m. at the Walworth County Performing Arts Center (old Sprague Theater), 15 W. Walworth St. in...

Connect with local IT talent through apprenticeship program

Learn more about IT apprenticeship programs and how to connect with local talent at a free program on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Veteran's Terrace, 589 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington.

Food pantry to remain open under new administrators

ELKHORN—A month ago, Walworth County Food Pantry owner Jim Drescher said the pantry would close because he couldn't find anyone to take over operations from him and his wife, Ardith.

But then came John and Susan Hughes.

Man gets modified sentence because of deteriorating health

ELKHORN—When 24-year-old Kyle Knopes was sentenced in February to three years in prison, his lawyer said “it'll be a life sentence for him.”

Whitewater man charged with sexually assaulting two children

ELKHORN—A Whitewater man faces life in prison without parole after two children told police the man sexually assaulted them, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday in Walworth County Court.

Walworth County Government Today: Equalized value indicator of property taxes

August 15th is becoming an important day again. That is the day when the Wisconsin Department of Revenue traditionally releases its calculation of equalized value throughout the state. Equalized value represents value of all taxable property. Ideally,...