In its preliminary 2018-19 budget, the Delavan-Darien School District is projecting a 34 percent cut in spending from last year and 4.6 percent less in state aid.
With a current contract expiring soon, Whitewater officials are looking for vendors to submit proposals to operate the Shared-Ride Taxi program.
This fall, WE Energies will submit final plans to the state seeking approval to build a pipeline through Walworth County, a company spokeswoman said.
Pat Blackmer proposed that Whitewater's Oak Grove Cemetery become the city’s 24th local landmark, and the Whitewater Landmarks Commission unanimously approved it earlier this month.
Taran Raczka was sentenced to serve time in prison for the 2014 car crash that killed his coworker, an incident Raczka’s lawyer said he still struggles with.
Delavan City Councilors unanimously greenlighted the zoning proposal for a Meijer supermarket Tuesday night, leaving only a development agreement left to be considered by the city.
A state senator Tuesday called on UW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper to resign, and the UW System said it has opened a new investigation into sexual harassment allegations against her husband.
A Whitewater City Council member is calling on UW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper to resign, saying the chancellor’s husband sexually harassed her and others.
The husband of the UW-Whitewater chancellor is banned from the school’s campuses and events after an investigation found he had sexually harassed female employees.
Preliminary enrollment for the 2018-19 school year in the Delavan-Darien School District is down but “better than expected,” officials say.
A Middleton man was charged Thursday with stabbing a co-worker about 20 times during a fight last week in the village of Darien.
A Walworth man with an earlier serious child sex conviction could spend the rest of his life in prison after prosecutors charged him Wednesday with repeatedly sexually assaulting a child.
A Walworth woman was sentenced to 60 days in jail and two years of probation for stealing from a local nonprofit snowmobiling club as the group’s treasurer, court records show.
A man facing 24 criminal charges related to the repeated sexual assaults of two young girls he knows has not yet turned himself in.
An Elkhorn man has been charged with raping a woman in Delavan the day after he got out of prison.
Development of a Meijer supermarket in Delavan inched closer to reality Monday night after the plan commission unanimously decided to recommend the company’s proposal to the Delavan City Council.
A carnival worker from Mississippi accused of beating a woman in Elkhorn with a hammer was charged Monday with attempted murder and sexual assault.
Walworth County will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a new 77,500-square-foot Health and Human Services building at noon Wednesday.
Town of Darien officials are considering abandoning Walworth County’s zoning code, but county officials warn the move would require an ordinance overhaul that would have a “very slim” chance of happening.
A Whitewater man was sentenced after he pleaded guilty to charges stemming from an hours-long SWAT standoff in Whitewater last year. Since then, his thinking about the event has changed.
A former Elkhorn man recently charged with several counts of child sexual assault has died.
A Lake Geneva woman felt pressured to plead guilty in February to manufacturing the methamphetamine that caused an explosion in a hotel, her lawyer said Thursday.
A Walworth County Fair carnival worker from Mississippi is suspected of beating a woman with a hammer in what Police Chief Joel Christensen said is the most violent Elkhorn attack he has seen in his 30 years at the police department.
The Walworth County Board approved Tuesday reallocating $1 million to overhaul the county’s outdated phone system.
After talks fell through, Whitewater’s library will send out a new call for developers to either expand the library or build a new one.
Bob and Barb Wells were among several people competing in the home economics judging Friday at North Hall on the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn.
A second teenager was charged late last week with stealing items the Elkhorn Lions Club had collected for the homeless.
A Whitewater man was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison on child porn charges after he reached a plea agreement on the eve of his trial last month.
A Delavan man reported missing Thursday night has been found and is safe.
A woman was taken to a hospital after an apparent sexual assault, and the Elkhorn Police Department is asking the public’s help in finding the assailant.
A teenage girl tearfully asked a Walworth County judge for leniency in his sentence for two defendants in a prostitution case. The judge ultimately decided on probation and some jail time.
The Walworth County Fair has always made an effort to include kid-friendly programming, but this is the first time the fair board has committed to featuring a grandstand show for kids.
This is Hailey M. Beles' dilemma: Her difficult childhood and the drug addiction she is trying to recover from might have robbed her of an essential tool in that very recovery.
The Walworth County Fair’s financial upswing continued its steady climb last year, with 2017’s profits hiking by 60 percent from 2016 and surging to its highest margin since 2004. Organizers hope the trend continues during the 2018 fair Aug. 29-Sept. 3.
Here are five things to know before the Walworth County Fair kicks off at the county fairgrounds, 411 E. Court St., Elkhorn The fair runs through Labor Day, Sept. 3.
In response to a public outcry over a shuttered elementary school, the Darien Village Board on Thursday approved an advisory referendum that asks voters if a committee should explore severing ties with the Delavan-Darien School District.
Vicky Barquero says the new school year will be challenging in the Delavan-Darien School District.
After more than an hour of heated public comment, the Delavan City Council tabled its vote on issuing a conditional-use permit to a proposed men’s only homeless shelter that would abut a residential neighborhood.
An Elkhorn man charged with 10th-offense intoxicated driving drove onto a curb with pedestrians nearby, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
The Elkhorn City Council on Monday chose Ron Dunwiddie, a former council member, to fill the vacant 3rd District seat.
A Delavan man is accused of driving with a prohibited blood-alcohol concentration in the town of La Grange last month, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
Chrissie Allen’s home sits on Bradley Avenue, an idyllic street lined with towering trees. On Tuesday night, the Delavan City Council will vote on a conditional-use permit for a homeless shelter a block away.
A Walworth County judge opted to sentence an Elkhorn woman to jail and probation instead of prison Friday for her role in manufacturing meth. Meth exposure sent a Drug Enforcement Administration agent to the emergency room.
Whitewater will hold a remembrance ceremony for its police dog, who died only about 14 months into his service with the department.
A Burlington man has been charged in Walworth County Court with sixth-offense intoxicated driving.
The Whitewater School Board on Monday approved adding a referendum to the November ballot, asking voters for permission to exceed revenue limits to preserve programs and class sizes.