The Elkhorn Area School Board approved two referendum questions Monday that will ask voters for money to buy the St. Patrick School building and keep up with district operational expenses.
A Lake Geneva woman pleaded guilty Thursday to driving while intoxicated and striking a motorcyclist, who then landed in her convertible.
On the eve of his trial, a Mississippi carnival worker pleaded guilty Thursday to a brutal 2018 sexual assault, bringing a case that shook the community closer to a conclusion.
It has been four years since Whitewater lost Daniels Sentry Foods. Although an official’s resignation in June “hampered” the process to find another grocery store, the city manager said he is “optimistic.”
Delavan police have arrested an Elkhorn man who they say admitted he left two emaciated dogs in the Walmart parking lot, police said Wednesday.
The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying who stole between 11,000 and 12,000 Topps baseball cards and sticker books from a storage unit near Whitewater.
When Kelly Alicea was in the Marine Corps reserves, she didn’t always recognize the instances of sexism she experienced. But since then she said her learning has deepened and she has found her voice.
The trial for a Mississippi carnival worker accused of a brutal sexual assault is set to begin late next week, but the man’s lawyer said Tuesday she is “hopeful” both sides can reach an agreement before then.
Dante’s piercing whimpers filled the below-zero air near Lake Lorraine on a recent Tuesday night. The Nova Scotia duck-tolling retriever was clinging to a piece of ice until a deputy rescued him.
A Lake Geneva man already convicted of a federal child sex crime pleaded guilty Monday in Walworth County Court to two counts of possessing child pornography, court records show.
A Mukwonago man has pleaded guilty to aggravated battery after prosecutors charged him with beating another man in the head with a baseball bat, court records show.
Elkhorn police are trying to identify a woman who they say tried to pass fraudulent checks at a credit union in the city on Nov. 5.
After an Elkhorn man pleaded guilty to reduced charges last week, the long-running criminal case stemming from a fatal crash could end with a sentencing hearing nearly five years after the incident.
Karen Fisher of UW-Whitewater’s Center for Students with Disabilities remembers having about five students on the autism spectrum on her caseload 15 years ago. More recently, that number is about 100.
A Walworth man was sentenced Friday on child sexual assault and enticement charges to a prison term for almost as long as he has been alive.
Delavan police say a Janesville man had 20 pounds of marijuana and nearly $5,000 in cash on him when they stopped his car in the city, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday in Walworth County Court.
A Fontana man charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving admitted to police that he drank two vodka sodas before driving, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
The Whitewater Community Foundation and city of Whitewater are joining forces to raise money for a new amphitheater in Cravath Lakefront Park, city officials announced.
Whitewater Unified School District officials are clear in saying they do not want the Palmyra-Eagle district to dissolve, and yet they must prepare for that possibility despite their concerns.
Supermarket chain Meijer still has not committed to a timeline for building a new store on land it owns in Delavan, but city officials believe the project is still on.
A Madison woman accused of showing up at the wrong address in Genoa City to perform a sex act has been sentenced to jail and probation on a methamphetamine charge, court records show.
A Delavan man has pleaded guilty to delivering pills to an uncle who later died of a suspected overdose, court records show.
Walworth County will consider renaming its government center in Elkhorn after County Administrator Dave Bretl, who is retiring in early 2020. He said the proposal came as a surprise and was “a real honor.”
Whitewater police do not believe a late October fight was a hate crime—contrary to some social media posts and comments, the city’s police chief said Monday.
Jim Shaw, Whitewater’s new interim district administrator, spoke with The Gazette about his experiences as a school psychologist and someone who “failed at retirement” because he missed public education.
A UW-Whitewater at Rock County student who had a double lung transplant and advocated for organ donations died last week, the university announced Friday.
A man said the incident where he falsely reported his own kidnapping was “blurry.” Police said it was a “bad reaction to meth.” But a former inmate and the man’s lawyer said he is taking positive steps in life.
The group trying to bring a domestic violence shelter to Elkhorn is asking a judge to overturn the Elkhorn City Council’s “arbitrary and unreasonable” decision to deny the shelter’s conditional use permit.
An East Troy man charged with his fifth intoxicated-driving violation was traveling 57 mph in a 45-mph zone when an officer stopped his vehicle, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Sharon woman is accused of driving as fast as 133 mph while intoxicated and with two young children—one of whom was unrestrained—in the back seats, according to a criminal complaint filed Friday.
It’s not the first time the Whitewater man has been charged with entering the bedrooms of sleeping women and attempting to sexually assault them.
Fannie Hicklin, UW-Whitewater’s first African American faculty member, died Friday at the age of 101.
Whitewater police on Monday morning identified the woman who died from a crash in the 1300 block of West Main Street on Sunday.
UW-Whitewater is exploring the idea of adding a daily commuter bus to and from the Milwaukee metro area, but the campus police chief said they are only gauging interest at this point.
Loved ones of Joshua Syck, who died of an overdose, wanted Kori Kincaid, one of the people responsible for delivering him drugs, to turn her life around. And Kincaid’s lawyer said to do that, her client needed prison and the addiction treatment coming with it.
Poverty continues to dog Wisconsin despite a lower unemployment rate since the Great Recession. A UW-Madison professor says he is working to educate people and help those still struggling.
A Madison man appeared in Walworth County Court on Monday on a charge that he sent threatening messages from the movie “Pulp Fiction” to an officer who arrested him in 2013 in Whitewater.
An Elkhorn man has been sentenced to a month in jail and three years of probation after an incident with his shotgun and a motorist who stopped on County A in the town of Richmond, court records show.
“Ever since I was a kid, I have had a weird thing where I like to see people that I know in those type of vulnerable positions,” he told police, according to the complaint.
A psychologist questioned the competency of a town of Delavan man accused of murdering his wife, but a Walworth County judge confirmed Friday that the man was competent to proceed with court matters.
Local legislators recognized a Walworth County sheriff’s deputy and the town of Linn police chief as their respective district’s first responders of the year.
The Whitewater School Board aims to find an interim replacement for Superintendent Mark Elworthy by the time he leaves in about two weeks, the board’s president said Thursday.
More UW-Whitewater students are going to crisis counseling appointments in the last six school years, and more are sharing suicidal thoughts and urges. An exhibit Tuesday tried to draw attention to suicide on campus.