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Man suspected of drunken driving in Six Corners crash

A 70-year-old Des Plaines, Ill., man was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunken driving after he reportedly caused a crash on Six Corners Road in the Town of Walworth that left two women hospitalized. Bernard Benjamin is awaiting charges from the Walworth District Attorney’s Office for operating a motor vehicle […]

 
 

Old World Wisconsin welcomes new-world technology

Old World Wisconsin welcomes new-world technology

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Old World Wisconsin is preserving the past while parlaying into the future. Last week, representatives from the venerable organization made the entire campus of buildings and exhibits available to Google staff as the Internet giant continues to increase its online mapping features. In the near future, […]

 
 

Record enrollment reported at UW-Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student enrollment for fall 2012 is a record 12,034 students. That’s up from 11,615 students in fall 2011, and 11,557 in fall 2010. “People see UW-Whitewater as a place where they can be successful and I think our enrollment numbers reflect that,” said Chancellor Richard Telfer. […]

 
 

‘Breaking Legs’ promises a plethora of madness and mayhem

‘Breaking Legs’ promises a plethora of madness and mayhem

By John Koski Correspondent Dinner, followed by a play, is frequently a delightful combination. That proposition becomes virtually ironclad with the upcoming Mukwonago Village Players’ production of Tom Dulack’s hilarious play “Breaking Legs,” held in collaboration with Ivan’s on the Square restaurant in East Troy. The boisterous comedy is set […]

 
 

‘No Script? No Set? No Problem.’

Funkin' Wassels performers Rob King (from left), Rachael McLafferty, Marion Araujo, Dan Casey and Frank Korb will take the Sprague Theatre stage next weekend – entertaining and raising money for the Lakeland Players.

If you go… What: a performance by area improv group, the Funkin’ Wassels When: Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Where: The Walworth County Performing Arts Center, 15 W. Walworth St. Cost: Tickets are $10 at the door, with proceeds benefiting […]

 
 

Walworth crash leaves two critically injured

A 29-year-old Crystal Lake, Ill. man and his 7-year-old passenger were critically injured following a crash in the Town of Walworth Sunday. At about 5 p.m. Sunday, Walworth County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of highways 14 and 67 and Lakeville Road […]

 
 

Police on the hunt for Illinois man suspected of battery

Police on the hunt for Illinois man suspected of battery

Police are searching for a 45-year-old Harvard, Ill. man who is suspected of beating his estranged wife early Monday morning. According to a press release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, police are searching for Jose Enriquez-Hernandez and are in the process of seeking an arrest warrant for two counts […]

 
 

Cheering for charity

Cheering for charity

  Elkhorn Varsity cheerleaders Alexandria Guzman (from left), Sierra Schneider, Athena Hughes, Nicole Spence and Danielle Wurster race down East Geneva Street collecting food to stock the shelves of the Elkhorn Food Pantry with the help of parade watchers who lined the streets in purple and gold for the 2012 […]

 
 

Whitewater school board restores funding for boys tennis

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The Whitewater Unified School District voted in favor of reinstating funding for the Whitewater High School boys tennis program at its Sept. 24 meeting. The topic was brought to the board after it was determined funds were still available in the budget to fund the program. […]

 
 

Restoration project would result in ‘incidental take’ of rare turtle

Restoration project would result in ‘incidental take’ of rare turtle

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking a permit that would allow the loss of an endangered turtle when it begins a restoration project in the Town of East Troy. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is now taking public comment on the matter […]