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Darien EMS chief reinstated after suspension
DARIEN—Suspended Darien EMS Chief Eric Sladek won his appeal hearing and was reinstated as chief Thursday after the town and village boards decided his proposed removal was too severe a punishment.
Elkhorn woman receives 14 years in prison for fatal crash

ELKHORN—Norman Brummel was 85 when he was killed in a car crash caused by Brittney R. Dixon, but there was nothing "elderly" about him, his daughter-in-law Judy Brummel said Thursday in Walworth County Court.

Mystery Place: The Gosso family and name still remembered in Darien
Mystery Place: The Gosso family and name still remembered in Darien

The Gosso name is well known in the Darien area. Ralph was the owner of a grocery store in Darien and at one time had the Tallyho tavern at highways 14, 11 and 89. In fact, some people called that intersection Tallyho Corners. 

Online photos highlight new look
Online photos highlight new look

Our social media photography edition shows off some of the greatest photography being done today in the Stateline market area. It also marks the first edition of our new newspaper, now printed on our companies' state-of-the-art press at the Bliss...

Ryan turns cold shoulder to Nehlen campaign

JANESVILLE— As the Aug. 9 primary draws closer, Republican challenger Paul Nehlen continues to go after Congressman Paul Ryan, while Ryan focuses on his accomplishments.

Ryan, a nine-term Congressman and current speaker of the House...

Big Event Blog: Garden tours, guided walks and a museum's grand opening
Big Event Blog: Garden tours, guided walks and a museum's grand opening

Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not tour the gardens and scenic spots on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus, attend the grand opening of the historical museum in Walworth, or enjoy the horse show in East...

East Troy woman among Olympic gold hopefuls
East Troy woman among Olympic gold hopefuls

Annie Haeger believes she didn't choose her current path in life, it chose her.

Cooperative Extension committee members honored

Michael Krejci and Mary Kaye Merwin of Walworth County were each recognized recently for 5 years of service on the Walworth County Agriculture and Extension Education Committee.

Krejci and Merwin recently were presented the award at the...

More than 60 years later, veteran's remains come home

BELOIT—Colony Glacier looks stunning in the photos.


Sapphire blue lakes, random juts of glacial snow sparkling in the sunshine and vivid green pines stand out in front of snowy peaks.


It's beautiful, but it's not home.

Weekly Walk: A hike through Kishwauketoe
Weekly Walk: A hike through Kishwauketoe

The Weekly Walks for July 12 and 13,  2016


The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Jake Gerlach:

With the temperature in the upper 80s, eight sturdy hikers headed out on the Ice Age Trail to...

These folks are true ringers
These folks are true ringers
Beloit Horseshoe Club offers largest indoor court in state, hosts world's top players.