Some residents in Walworth County are denouncing the Walworth County Board’s decision last week to block an advisory referendum on legalizing marijuana.
People parking on parts of the UW-Whitewater campus without permits are facing a steeper penalty after the campus police increased the ticket fine from $25 to $100.
A Caledonia man pulled into the Wal-Mart parking lot in Lake Geneva on June 30, and seven days later police found him dead in the van.
A tar truck overturned east of Whitewater on Friday morning, spilling tar onto the road and closing Highway 12 in both directions, according to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office.
On the eve of a jury trial that could have resulted in a lifelong prison sentence, a Whitewater man agreed Wednesday to a plea deal on child pornography charges.
In a rare move, the Walworth County Board on Tuesday killed a resolution to hold an advisory referendum asking voters if the Legislature should legalize marijuana.
A Walworth County judge has agreed to throw out a former UW-Whitewater professor’s appeal of his dismissal because of how he mailed in his court filing.
A Twin Lakes man charged with fourth-offense OWI drove after drinking at a fireworks display in Pell Lake, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A strip club owner pushed back on new ordinances the Darien Town Board proposed for sexually oriented businesses Tuesday night, claiming one in particular could strain the relationship between the clubs and the town.
A federal grand jury indicted two Houston men with stealing textbooks from UW System schools, including UW-Whitewater, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release.
Voters in Walworth County will be asked on the Nov. 6 ballot whether the state Legislature should address the practice of commercial taxpayers appealing their property tax assessments and, in many cases, owing less as a result.
A Lake Geneva woman has been charged with stealing opioid medication from the town of Sugar Creek retirement home where she worked as a supervisor.
Delavan-Darien School Board members unanimously approved a contract for interim Superintendent Jill Sorbie at its regular meeting Monday night.
Walworth County Jail Correctional Officer of the Year Randy Swatek was recognized for his service, and he reflected on some of the biggest changes he’s seen over the years.
In the 1970s, grade-school children called her “The Picture Lady.”
A Lake Geneva man connected to several others who made methamphetamine in Walworth County was sentenced to two years in prison before an empty courtroom Friday.
Dan Nordsieck, a longtime sales and business strategy associate, has been hired as the new executive director of the organization.
An Elkhorn couple on Thursday pleaded guilty to prostitution charges.
In an effort to get community input on a potential November referendum, Delavan-Darien school officials have drafted a survey asking voters how much they can afford to pay to increase the district's spending ability.
A Walworth County judge sentenced a Sharon man to 18 months in prison for possessing a firearm as a felon after police raided the man’s apartment in December, court records show.
A Walworth County judge on Tuesday sentenced a Delavan man to five years in prison after a jury convicted him in a 2016 burglary.
The Walworth County Board's executive committee will consider an advisory referendum to gauge public support for legalizing marijuana in Wisconsin. Board member Charlene Staples submitted a resolution to put the referendum on the November ballot. The resolution is identical the one the Rock County Board narrowly passed last week.
A Walworth County judge has dismissed the criminal case against the owner of a home improvement contracting business, court records show.
The Darien Town Board looks to tighten its ordinances on strip clubs after recent drug arrests.
The lack of family housing, particularly single-family housing, troubles Whitewater residents and city officials.
A Walworth County official says the rollout of new ordinances governing short-term rental properties has gone more smoothly than expected, despite a recent court ruling against the county's previous ordinances.
A groundbreaking for the new Prairie Village Community Center for seniors was held in Whitewater on Wednesday.
A Walworth County jury Thursday convicted a Racine County man on homicide charges stemming from 2014 car crash that killed his Delavan passenger.
The Whitewater School Board on Monday night began discussing a potential operational referendum to be held this fall that would pay for preserving current programs and class sizes in coming years.
A Pell Lake man was charged with stabbing two men on Sunday—sending one to the hospital with a collapsed lung, according to a criminal complaint.
A former Delavan man deported to Mexico was recently charged in Walworth County Court with failing to update his address in the sex offender registry after he was removed from the country.
Walworth County police are searching for a man suspected of robbing an East Troy bank on Tuesday and the woman who drove him away, according to a Wednesday news release.
Two similar but separate Walworth County cases about fatal car crashes both received decisions from an appeals court in favor of the defense, and one is set for trial next week.
A county-wide advisory referendum asking if the state Legislature should close a commercial tax loophole inched closer to being on the November ballot Monday morning.
The 50th annual Walworth County Pork Chop Cookout is Wednesday, June 20. Fairgrounds Manager Larry Gaffey said proceeds will help spruce up some historical buildings on the fairgrounds.
Two Walworth County schools recently received state Department of Justice school safety grant money. Here is how they plan to spend it.
Authorities say a 53-year-old Lake Geneva man is dead after he apparently drowned in Geneva Lake near the beach area at Big Foot Beach State Park on Thursday afternoon.
Whitewater police are asking the public to help identify a theft suspect who they believe stole a credit card and bought $1,600 worth of items at Wal-Mart.
An Australian shepherd named Boomer and about nine other dogs attended Wednesday's opening ceremony for Whitewater's new dog park on East Starin Road and North Jefferson Street.
Nine people who wanted summer jobs on Geneva Lake's U.S. Mailboat had to prove themselves Tuesday. Each applicant had to leap from the boat, stuff mail into mailboxes on piers and jump back on in a matter of seconds.
Delavan-Darien School Board members plan to survey residents this summer and ask what kind of referendum they might support in November, a move the district hopes will foster input and mend its fractured relationship with the community.
Using Nalaxone, police revived two young men who appeared lifeless from an opiate overdose Saturday night in East Troy, according to a town of East Troy police news release.
Two dogs died in a fire in a two-unit Delavan house Saturday morning, but the building’s two occupants were not hurt, Police and Fire Chief Tim O’Neill confirmed Monday.
After a fatal car crash recently spilled onto their property, a town of LaGrange woman has joined the calls of others to make Highway 12 between Elkhorn and Whitewater safer.
When asked about Delavan-Darien’s financial troubles, Gov. Scott Walker agreed the state’s school-funding model is flawed, pointing to property value discrepancies in the district.
Inside the packed gymnasium at Delavan-Darien High School on Thursday night, Hector Padilla walked the stage, graduating with high honors. Now, he will become the first person in his family to go to college.