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Delavan woman named to National 4-H Hall of Fame

Mary Kaye Merwin spent 37 years in service to 4-H, helping the organization expand from a rural program to one that is now in the cities, teaching courses in the arts and the sciences. A town of Linn native, Merwin's family owns a 150-year-old family farm in Walworth County. From her start in the to

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:15:00

Mills Fleet Farm plans Delavan mega-store

DELAVAN - Big-box retailer Mills Fleet Farm is planning a new store in Walworth County as part of a blueprint for redeveloping the former site of the Geneva Lakes Kennel Club. The owners of the former dog-racing track property in Delavan have unveiled plans to transform 200 acres along Interstate 43

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:15:00

Belfry Theatre's water and sewer request from Williams Bay may also involve Mercy, town of Delavan

WILLIAMS BAY- Belfry Music Theatre was back before the village board trustees asking to connect to village water and sewer. But even if the Williams Bay Village Board trustees were in favor of the request, it would still need the cooperation of Mercyhealth Hospital and Medical Center-Walworth and th

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Complaint: Elkhorn woman drove intoxicated while out on bond for sixth OWI charge

ELKHORN-An Elkhorn woman is accused of intoxicated driving while she was released on bond for a sixth-offense intoxicated driving charge from June, according to a criminal complaint filed in Walworth County Court. Cynthia E. Hoffmann, 54, of 1222 S. Meadowlark Lane now faces her second sixth-offense

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Woman, 5-year-old ejected from van in Walworth County crash

TOWN OF WALWORTH, Wis. - Five people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Walworth County Thursday afternoon, according to a news release. The Walworth County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded at 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 14 and Stateline Road in the town of Walworth. A blue

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-22 18:03:10

Driver accused of demolition derby outburst

ELKHORN - Police say a competitor at the Walworth County Fair demolition derby demolished a lot more than just his car. Robert S. Moore, 32, Lombard, Illinois, is facing felony criminal charges after he allegedly became violent after being ejected from the county fair demolition derby on Sept. 4. Ac

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:30:00

Report: Towne used county car for personal trips

Former La Salle County State's Attorney Brian Towne used public money to buy a sport utility vehicle for both personal and professional use. Previous county officeholders used their own cars or vehicles forfeited to the state's attorney's office under asset forfeiture laws, according to an investiga

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-23 03:02:52

Performing Arts Calendar: Author visits, music and theater events Sept. 24-30

AUTHOR VISITS Books & Company: Betsy Carter "We Were Strangers Once," 7 p.m. Sept. 27, Poets for Change open mic night, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 30, Whitman Park Shopping Center, 1039 Summit Ave., Oconomowoc, (262) 567-0106. Boswell Books: Katherine Rundell "The Explorer," 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25, Kathie Giorgio "

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-22 17:24:05

Democrat Myers announces endorsements in congressional race

JANESVILLE-Cathy Myers announced endorsements of her candidacy for the 1st Congressional District seat by 20 local elected officials. The endorsers are: State Sen. Janis Ringhand, D-Evansville; former state Sen. Judy Robson of Beloit; Lake Geneva Mayor Al Kupsik; Milton Mayor Anissa Welch; Beloit Ci

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Whitewater hears states of city, school district

Both Clapper and Elworthy discussed how late-breaking news surrounding the state's biennial budget likely would affect the city and school district, respectively. They also spoke on some individual issues that will be affecting each jurisdiction in the near and distant future. Both stressed that the

DAILY JEFFERSON COUNTY UNION - 2017-09-22 13:11:00

Bretl: Finding your way in county government offices

A county employee and loyal reader suggested that I write a column about the locations of county departments. She felt sorry for folks who showed up at the office where she works only to be directed to a different building. If a column can save folks a few steps and aggravation in transacting their

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Darien woman facing Rock, Walworth county burglary charges

ELKHORN-A Darien woman suspected in several burglaries and arrested with help from a Janesville police dog in August now faces more burglary charges in Walworth County Court. On Aug. 14, a Janesville police dog found and held onto the arm of Amanda M. Rodden-Clawson, 25, in the basement of the Drunk

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Hazel E. Malvitz, Elkhorn/formerly Fort Atkinson, WI

June 30, 1916 - September 18, 2017 Hazel E. Malvitz, 101, of Elkhorn, formerly of Fort Atkinson, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 18, 2017, at Lakeland Health Care Center. The former Hazel Stork was born June 30, 1916, in Richmond, daughter of the late William and Anna Stork. She married

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

John "Press" Reed, Formerly of Elkhorn, WI

June 9, 1950 - September 17, 2017 John Pressley Reed, age 67, passed away September 17, 2017 at Spring Creek Healthcare Center in Fort Collins, CO. He was born June 9, 1950 and grew up in Elkhorn, WI. As a young man, he enjoyed playing guitar and bass with a number of bands, including Revelation of

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Walworth village seeks ball diamond agreement

WALWORTH - The Walworth Village Board has asked the Big Foot School Board to come up with a proposed agreement to cover the high school's use of Devil's Lane Park. School Superintendent Doug Parker said the village board had nullified an earlier agreement and now wants to create a new one. The park

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Walworth school adds new teacher, new tech device

WALWORTH - A new music teacher and a new device for the Tiered Learning Center (TLC) both are premiering at Walworth Elementary School this year. Stacey Zwirlein, a New London native and graduate of the University of Wisconsin, will be teaching band for fifth- through eighth-graders this year, along

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Theater group brings live plays to Geneva Theater

For the Geneva Theater Actor's Guild, the play's the thing. That's why this newly formed group will be bringing theater performances to the Geneva Theater once a month from September through May. According to Gordon Wisniewski, one of the founding members of the organization, this will be an opportu

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:30:00

Braden becomes principal at Broowood Elementary

GENOA CITY - The chair was too small for Luke Braden, but that didn't stop him from sitting next to the 4-K students in Susan Flood's class. The new principal at Brookwood Elementary School towered over the children as they sat next to him at a kid-sized table, showing him the apps on their tablets.

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:15:00

Museum exhibits sparks military academy memories

Memories and tears were abundant at the opening of the Northwestern Military and Naval Academy exhibit at the Geneva Lake Museum. The exhibit, which was in the works for months, highlights the history of the Northwestern Military and Naval Acadamy, which graced the shore of Geneva Lake in the town o

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:15:00

Abused wife gets a hand moving family forward

There is a family with three children I am very worried about. The children go to the school I work at. I know the mother, and she is a very good parent. The father is another story. There have been a few incidents of him getting arrested for drinking and driving, and the mother even had a restraini

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00