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Man with prior sex offense conviction pleads not guilty to new charges of child porn possession
ELKHORN—A man with a previous child sex offense conviction pleaded not guilty Wednesday to taking inappropriate pictures of a young child he knows and possessing child pornography.
Walworth man receives 15 years in prison for bat attack on son

ELKHORN—Walworth County Judge Phil Koss held up a photo of the defendant's son lying in a hospital bed with a bruised and swollen face after having been nearly beaten to death with a baseball bat.

Former UW-W officials asking court to dismiss ex-coach's lawsuit

WHITEWATER—Lawyers for two former UW-Whitewater officials have asked a court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former wrestling coach because they say the coach's lawyer has failed to communicate.

On the Lakes: Fishing action picking up

Delavan Lake fishing report 6/25/17 through 7/3/17:


Fishing has been very good on Delavan Lake. Most species are actively feeding. The most consistent bite has been largemouth bass or Northern pike.

Leader to expand Beloit's EOC role
Leader to expand Beloit's EOC role

BELOIT -- The Equal Opportunities Commission's duties are spelled out on the city of Beloit's website:

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.

Delavan's car show a road trip to the past
Delavan's car show a road trip to the past

DELAVAN -- Russ Hays has been busy. As co-chair of the Cars Time Forgot car show, he's lined up vendors, recruited volunteers, answered innumerable questions from potential visitors and exhibitors and given interviews — heck, he even  built the...

Supreme Court will not expunge Delavan man's conviction

MADISON -- The state Supreme Court on Thursday agreed with a Walworth County Court decision to deny a Delavan man expungement of a criminal conviction.

Whitewater looking for applicants to fill council seat
Whitewater looking for applicants to fill council seat

WHITEWATER—Whitewater is seeking applicants to fill a vacant city council seat following the graduation of former member and UW-Whitewater student James Langnes III.

Felony drug charge dismissed for Illinois man

ELKHORN—A felony drug charge against an Illinois man was dismissed after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor offense.

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.