Dwight Watson was one of two finalists for the UW-Whitewater chancellor job along with Interim Chancellor Cheryl Green.
Rock County Judge Barbara McCrory sentenced a man with amnesia to 10 years in prison for a brutal 2003 sexual assault the man doesn’t remember.
Sharon police are investigating a complaint they received that might have involved attempted child enticement.
As talks about merging fire and emergency medical services departments amplify, legislators this week will unveil a bill that would give volunteer firefighters and EMS workers tax credits.
A Whitewater man convicted of killing his brother-in-law is asking an appeals court for a new trial, saying a judge’s decisions wrongly forced him to testify and limited his self-defense claim.
Lake Geneva has been named America's "best small town for adventure" by readers of USA Today, VISIT Lake Geneva officials announced Friday.
A second finalist has withdrawn his name from consideration to be the next UW-Whitewater chancellor.
Two months after a couple in Darien broke up, the man shot and killed the woman and took his own life on Monday night, Delavan’s police chief said Thursday.
A Walworth County judge has sentenced a Milton man to five years in prison for trying to meet an underage girl for sex, an effort that entangled him in a police sting operation.
An Elkhorn man charged with fifth-offense intoxicated driving got into an accident and then drove quickly down the road in reverse, according to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday in Walworth County Court.
A Genoa City man already facing a methamphetamine charge “eluded” police in the Lake Geneva Home Depot parking lot Monday evening. Police are asking the public’s help in finding him.
While the future of Walworth County’s treatment courts is still uncertain, the top prosecutor from its southern neighbor across the state line has no such questions about the programs.
Whitewater reached the 25-year mark as a member of Tree City USA and planted a new tree in Starin Park to mark the occasion.
As markets for commodities soften, more local landowners are considering a different source of income: leasing their fields for solar development.
Over the last several days, the three finalists to be the next UW-Whitewater chancellor made their pitches to campus audiences. Here is some of what they said.
The Geneva Lake Environmental Agency has received two aquatic invasive species grants to help manage starry stonewort in Trinke Lagoon.
An African American man who claims Walworth County handed him zoning citations because of his race called the violations “very unjust” Monday in Walworth County Court.
The Faculty Senate chairman at UW-Whitewater shared an open letter May 1, saying the faculty has been “marginalized” in the chancellor search process without a chance to adequately provide input.
Tourism spending in Rock County rose in 2018 for the eighth consecutive year, growing by 3% from 2017, according to tourism data released Friday.
Walworth County’s new 77,500-square-foot health and human services building is about 50% complete and on schedule, the county’s engineer said Thursday.
The state Department of Transportation on May 16 will close and begin work on a well-traveled section of Highway 14: between Interstate 43 and Highway 11 in the town of Darien.
Schoeneck Containers has secured occupancy permits and is moving into its new 220,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Delavan off Hobbs Drive, city officials said Thursday.
Police in East Troy on Thursday were investigating a report of shots fired in the Brookstone subdivision on Mallard Way.
A Whitewater woman convicted in 2017 of stealing nearly $50,000 from her previous employer is charged again with taking more than $16,000 from the heating and cooling company where she recently worked.
Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed two-year state budget would pour $64 million into Rock County for health care programs, according to data estimates released by his office Tuesday.
A man convicted of possessing child pornography will be released Thursday into the Elkhorn and Walworth County area without a home, according to the Elkhorn Police Department.
The former manager of the SweetSpot Bakehouse in Whitewater pleaded guilty Friday to stealing more than $32,000 from the business and was sentenced to four years of probation.
UW-Whitewater students and faculty trekked into the rainforest at Panama’s Chagres National Park to collect what donated camera traps captured—which includes photos of two previously undocumented jaguars.
A local environmental agency plans to dredge a Geneva Lake lagoon this fall to eradicate an invasive underwater plant.
The Walworth County Drug and Alcohol Coalition will offer a Narcan training Thursday, May 9, in Elkhorn, where trainers will give away the product for free.
A former Milton woman whose car hit a van on Highway 11/14, killing the Janesville driver, pleaded guilty to a negligent homicide charge Wednesday in Walworth County Court.
A Kenosha man charged with sixth-offense intoxicated driving in the town of Lyons drove the wrong way down the road and admitted drinking “a few beers,” according to a criminal complaint.
The investigative report about former UW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper and her husband’s sexual harassment is “rampant with speculation," Kopper said in a written response shared Monday.
John McLernon nearly died in Panama last year. But one of his lifelong friends knew he couldn’t leave a fellow veteran behind, so he sought out Nathan Bond, a veterans service officer, to bring him home.
The Burlington Area School District chose another finalist—and not the Whitewater School District Administrator Mark Elworthy—to be its superintendent.
Investigators found no direct evidence that former UW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper knew about her husband’s “pervasive and well-known” sexual harassment, but they added it was “at best” a “blindspot” for her.
A Madison man’s supporters, including the victim in his case, asked the judge for leniency—citing the man’s bipolar disorder—but a Walworth County judge said prison was necessary.
AA Lake Geneva man was sentenced Wednesday to two years' probation in connection with a landlord-tenant dispute that ended in a gunshot, Walworth County Court records show.
Rock and Walworth counties saw some of Wisconsin’s highest rates of population growth in 2018, continuing the region’s economic upswing following the Great Recession.
An East Troy man charged with fifth-offense intoxicated driving told police he drank alcohol and took Suboxone, a medication for opioid addiction, before driving, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Madison woman charged with fourth-offense intoxicated driving was in the parking lot of a Delavan business and obstructing patrons, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court.
A Sharon woman was sentenced Tuesday to 60 days in jail for a drug charge based on a police raid of her and her husband’s home in December 2017.
Rock County is accepting applications for the District 26 seat on the Rock County Board following member Vicki Brown's resignation.
A federal judge found the regulations do not violate the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution.
Stephanie Klett, Wisconsin's former Secretary of Tourism for eight years, has become president and CEO of VISIT Lake Geneva. She assumed the role April 8.
The Learning Curve, a full-service day care center in Elkhorn, is expected to open another location at Wileman Elementary in Delavan in August.
Sugar Creek Lutheran Church, using money given by a longtime teacher and volunteer who died last year, has donated $50,000 to the group trying to bring a domestic violence shelter to Elkhorn.