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Man attacked on way home from bar

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff Police are searching for two men who attacked a patron of the Brick House Bar and Grill as he was walking home. Two white men believed to be about 18 to 21 years old assaulted Michael J. Brellenthin, 53, at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday at […]

 
 

Warm weather calls for special care in handling venison

Forecasters predict relatively warm high temperatures throughout Wisconsin for this weekend’s opening to gun deer hunting season, which is cause for concern for food safety officials when it comes to venison handling. “When temperatures are above 40 degrees, harmful bacteria can grow quickly, so we want to make sure that […]

 
 

Police coverage by city could save village money

Darien considers proposals from law enforcement agencies  By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The City of Delavan could provide police services to the Village of Darien for a $43,000 savings with one squad car dedicated to the village. The city presented a proposal Thursday solicited by the village for providing 24-hour […]

 
 

Tour of local homes promises inspiration and holiday spirit

Sue Zimmerman relaxes in her cozy cottage at 209 N. Washington St., which is one of the five featured home’s in this year’s house walk. (photo by Chelsey Hinsenkamp)

  By Chelsey Hinsenkamp SLN Staff Walking into Sue Zimmerman’s quaint bungalow-style home, visitors are greeted with country style and warmth in a cozy setting. Arched doorways and well thought out décor adds to the charm of the classic, welcoming home. Zimmerman’s comfortable cottage at 290 N. Washington St., is […]

 
 

Manufacturing job fair set Nov. 28

Job Seekers interested in manufacturing work are invited to attend Walworth County Manufacturing Job Fair 2012 on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Gateway Technical College, 400 County Road H, in Room #112 in the South Building. Sponsored by the Walworth County Job Center, the fair is free to jobseekers and will […]

 
 

Bay takes first steps toward building new school

By Bob Peryea  Correspondent The Williams Bay School Board has begun steps to build a new elementary school in the Village. The new school is expected to serve approximately 450 to 475 students at a time. Accordong to Vance Dalzin, the District Administrator, there is a future growth study  being […]

 
 

Sharon man allegedly stole tools from barn

Sharon man allegedly stole tools from barn

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 27 for a Sharon man charged with burglarizing a barn in the Town of Walworth. Corey W. Shumak, 34, was charged Oct. 31 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or dwelling and obstructing an officer. According to the criminal […]

 
 

Fort Atkinson man suffers multiple injuries in crash

The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-vehicle crash that shut down Highway 12 near Indian Mound Parkway in Whitewater for several hours early Tuesday morning. David L. Wegner, 54, of Fort Atkinson, suffered multiple injuries and was transported by Flight for Life to an area hospital following the […]

 
 

Badger High School serves up farm-to-school program with 10K grant

Badger High School serves up farm-to-school program with 10K grant

District named winner in America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Students at Badger High School will soon be learning production agriculture year-round, and the crops they produce in the classroom will be served up on the lunch trays of their fellow students. Thanks to the support of local farmers and America’s […]

 
 

The Cove Hotel’s financial woes continue

By Bob Peryea Correspondent The saga of the receivership and the whereabouts of over $1 million at the Cove in Lake Geneva continue as the parties are headed back to court on Nov. 14. Last month, PNC Bank sued in court to have a receiver assigned to the hotel to […]