Van cab comes to Whitewater

Cab driver Benjamin Franklin assists local resident Walter Zimmerman get his seatbelt in place in Brown Cab’s new 2012 Dodge Caravan mini-van.

Accessible taxi service will serve Whitewater residents By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A local company that routinely transports Whitewater residents of all walks of life from point A to B has a new vehicle in its fleet – a move aimed at better serving customers, company officials say. Earlier this month, […]


City connections

City connections

Former manager reflects on life in college town By Tom Ganser Correspondent Kevin Brunner learned a great deal about collaborating with UW-Whitewater during his eight years as Whitewater’s city manager. Brunner began his new job as Walworth County’s director of central services and the highway commission on June 22. Cameron […]


Council chooses turf for Field of Dreams

By Bob Peryea Correspondent The Whitewater Common Council held a special meeting on Tuesday night to discuss the use of artificial turf on Treyton’s Field of Dreams. After over two hours of testimony and public comment before a standing room only crowd in the Community Room of City Hall, the […]


Lake Geneva artist to teach pastels at GLAA

The Geneva Lake Art Association welcomes Lake Geneva artist Harry Quinn as its new pastel instructor. Quinn has created memorable works of art and graphics for corporate clients, private collectors and regional and local businesses. He has an established reputation as a pastel and oil portrait artist in the Bahamas. […]


Masked man robs Associated Bank

Masked man robs Associated Bank

By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN staff Lake Geneva police were still searching Monday for a man who robbed Associated Bank in Lake Geneva last week. The bank at 100 E. Geneva Square was robbed at 5:52 p.m. July 19, said Lake Geneva Police Chief Michael S. Rasmussen. The suspect was described […]


Things are looking up for Bay School District

Citizens approve balanced budget, with minimal tax levy increase By Bob Peryea Correspondent Williams Bay citizens on Monday unanimously approved a $7 million school district budget, which includes a $6.92 million tax levy. School Board President Dianna Woss told the small turn out of voters that this is “our opportunity […]


Cemetery walk commemorates fallen soldiers

Cemetery walk commemorates fallen soldiers

Visitors to the Springfield Union Cemetery Walk on Saturday, July 21 were treated to cool breezes and living history in the shady hillside setting. The Walworth County Genealogical Society and Springfield Cemetery Board sponsored the event to remember the families and honor the veterans buried in this historic location. Deb […]


Acres of ancestry

Acres of ancestry

Book shares history on local farm and those who cultivated the land By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Nearly a century-and-a-half ago, it all began with just a few acres. But since its founding in 1868, the Quinney farm has encompassed 160 acres on the outskirts of Elkhorn and has been a […]


Pitch to offer van services for court appearances met with lukewarm response

By Jean Matheson Correspondent Some Walworth County officials are concerned with what they say are the growing number of people with suspended or revoked drivers’ licenses who persist on driving anyway. At a meeting of the county’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee on July 20, two officials proposed establishing van service […]


Field of Honor trip will kick off with ceremony on square

By Vanessa Lenz Staff Writer One East Troy boy’s dream to help fund an outing for area veterans to attend the Field of Honor event at Miller Park Aug. 11 is starting to become a reality. Rogelio Hayes, 12, of East Troy Boy Scout Troop 92 publicly announced his plans […]


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