Nearly 800 UW-Whitewater students are set to graduate at Saturday’s winter commencement ceremony.
Recent cuts to the Walworth County Visitors Bureau have left some wondering about the future of the county's tourism funding.
A year after filing a sexual harassment complaint, a Delavan-Darien School District employee has raised questions about the district’s handling of her allegations.
The confession of a Mississippi carnival worker accused in a brutal sexual assault in Elkhorn should not be thrown out, a Walworth County judge ruled Thursday.
Jessica Gault said it meant the world to her to read the letter Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch wrote her to share her sympathy for the loss of Gault's boyfriend to a drug overdose.
The Whitewater City Council has approved the 2019 city budget with increases across the board—to the general fund budget, tax levy and tax rate.
The Walworth County Public Works Department is holding a public information meeting Wednesday, Dec. 19 for a highway improvement project on County X south of Delavan.
A Mukwonago woman charged with seventh-offense intoxicated driving drove 90 miles per hour in a 50-mph zone, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
An Elkhorn man has pleaded not guilty to a charge that he drove for a fourth time with a prohibited amount of alcohol in his system, online court records show.
A former Williams Bay man was sentenced to four years of prison after he reached a plea agreement on charges of stealing from his elderly mother and repeatedly driving while intoxicated.
Delavan police are investigating Sunday's double-fatal shooting in Darien as a murder-suicide.
An organization trying to bring a domestic violence shelter to Elkhorn has picked a desired location, expanded to another office in Whitewater and changed its name.
Jeff Sonn volunteers for the annual "Waffles with Santa" for a simple reason. He wants to give back to the special-education school that made a huge difference in his son’s life.
The family of Abbey Conner, a 20-year-old UW-Whitewater student, is suing the Mexican resort where she drowned in 2017, claiming the resort was negligent in serving tainted alcohol.
Lake Geneva police took a 15-year-old student into custody Thursday in connection with a threat that led to the evacuation of Badger High School and Lake Geneva Middle School last week, police said.
The Walworth County Drug and Alcohol Coalition is hosting a holiday event Dec. 10 in Elkhorn, when it will be giving away free Narcan kits.
The mother of a man shot by a Walworth County sheriff’s deputy in 2016 is suing several police officials because “deliberate indifference and negligence” preceded her son’s death.
A Milwaukee man pleaded guilty last week to reduced misdemeanor charges following the sexual assault of a woman he met online in Elkhorn.
After a Veterans Day filled with thanks, the veterans coordinator at UW-Whitewater asks that people turn those words into action.
Walworth County is mulling over granting the Walworth County Fair a loan that would build a pavilion over the fairgrounds’ outdoor horse arena, attracting larger horse shows and boosting revenue.
The Elkhorn City Council on Monday approved a tax-rate increase in its 2019 budget, but the city administrator said more significant changes could come in future budgets.
Fentanyl has killed more people in Walworth County so far in 2018 than it had in 2016 or 2017, and that is a trend that has local officials worried.
Walworth County prosecutors on Thursday charged another man with trying to pay for sex with somebody he believed was a 15-year-old girl after a police sting operation in Whitewater.
A former manager of the Kay Jewelers in Delavan made her initial Walworth County Court appearance Wednesday on charges she made fraudulent refunds to herself at a cost of nearly $25,000.
An appeals court denied an Elkhorn woman’s request for a new trial after a jury convicted her in 2016 of two homicide charges following a double-fatal crash the year before.
On Tuesday night, voters approved two referendums that could chart a new future for the Delavan-Darien School District.
A Walworth County jury on Friday acquitted a man of child sexual assault in a case that sprang from a thank-you letter a girl wrote after a school presentation on sexual assault and safe dating.
Police say a man went into a Lake Geneva gas station and said he had been kidnapped. His girlfriend, who knew nothing of the kidnapping, alleged they had just used meth.
Walworth County prosecutors charged a Milton man Thursday with trying to pay for sex with what he thought was a 14- or 15-year-old girl but was actually a police sting operation in Whitewater.
A Lake Geneva man who is a registered sex offender has been charged with soliciting nude photos from young girls in Maryland through Snapchat, according to a criminal complaint.
After checking on 123 registered sex offenders in Walworth County, police agencies reported finding no violations during Halloween compliance checks.
Two men already serving prison time for Rock County burglary cases reached plea agreements in more 2013 burglaries in Walworth County.
Walworth County has positioned itself as perhaps the only debt-free county in Wisconsin.
For “inspiring the next generation of innovators,” Elkhorn Area Middle School teacher Eryca Card was one of six national 2018-19 Project Lead The Way Outstanding Educational Leaders.
Brent Bilodeau recalls a time in the 1970s when he felt isolated, alone and scared as a gay college student. Today, the 56-year-old is a driving force on the UW-Whitewater campus to make all students feel welcome.
A Janesville man was charged with sixth-offense intoxicated driving after police stopped his car in the village of East Troy last month, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
This month, a group will assess the Whitewater Police Department’s status as an accredited police agency in Wisconsin.
A Beloit-area man announced a week before Tuesday's election that he will challenge state Sen. Steve Nass as a write-in candidate.
A Delavan man charged with delivering pills to an uncle who died of an overdose was arrested last week, according to documents filed in Walworth County Court.
A former town of Whitewater woman has been charged with child neglect after prosecutors say she had an underweight child in an environment near bags of fecal matter, medication and cigarette butts.
An Elkhorn man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges he stole a city credit card and made hundreds of dollars in charges in August, court records show.
Less than a month before her retirement, a Walworth County dispatcher said the communications center was understaffed. Officials said a 2019 study will determine if that’s true.
To his family, Anthony Tre’Shaun Payton was gentle, funny, loving and terrified of bugs. Payton died in a car accident, but his family is holding onto their "bright light."
Walworth County is forming a new committee that will be responsible for identifying local housing options for recently released violent sexual offenders—but the task could prove difficult.
The Wisconsin Troopers’ Association on Thursday released its list of endorsed state Assembly and Senate candidates, which includes several local incumbent lawmakers.
Police in Lake Geneva on Thursday arrested a registered sex offender for making multiple attempts to get three Maryland juveniles to send him naked photos, according to a news release.
A Whitewater woman charged with seventh-offense intoxicated driving told police she had been taking prescription medications, according to a criminal complaint.
Witnesses told police an East Troy man now charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving drove through a yard and almost struck a tree, according to a criminal complaint.