Walworth-Fontana area

Local law enforcement receives tourniquets through grant program

By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer Police officers are usually the first on the scene when a car crashes or there has been a severe industrial accident causing injury. It often falls to law enforcement personnel to render first aid until the EMTs arrive. Sometimes, that aid can mean the difference […]

 
 

Spreading Christmas cheer

Village of Sharon Police Department Administrative Assistant Tasia Knorr (from left), Officer Derrick Goetsch and Chief Brad Buchholz prepare to head out on the road and deliver toys to local families.

Sharon Police Department delivers toys to 21 families With the holiday season in full effect the Village of Sharon Police Department pitched in to spread a little Christmas cheer to local children by sponsoring a Toy Drive for local area families. On Dec. 22, according to a release from the […]

 
 

Man charged with child sex assault

Man charged with child sex assault

Police say they met at Racine County fair Joseph G. Deegan, 26, Walworth, is charged with second-degree sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl police say he met at the Racine County Fair in July 2014, a month after his release from prison for dealing drugs. According to the criminal complaint […]

 
 

Walworth Memorial Library settling into new location

Walworth Memorial Library settling into new location

Director said response has been overwhelmingly positive, thankful of volunteers By Kellen Olshefski Editor After being cramped for space for so long, the Walworth Library reopened its doors Dec. 8 in its new location at the West Garden Plaza in Walworth. The library closed the doors at the old location […]

 
 

A Victorian Christmas

A Victorian Christmas
 
 

Candidates for spring election able to circulate nomination papers

By Kellen Olshefski Editor As quickly as election season ended it has once again begun, as parties interested in running for an elected position on the Village of Walworth Board were able to begin circulating nomination papers on Monday. Village Trustee seats up for election in the April 2015 election […]

 
 

Walworth to hold budget hearing on Dec. 1

Proposed budget calls for slight increase in levy By Kellen Olshefski Editor The Village of Walworth is holding a public hearing for its proposed 2015 budget at 7:30 p.m. this coming Monday, Dec. 1, at the Village Hall, 227 N. Main St., Walworth. According to a copy of the 2015 […]

 
 

The makings of a Happy Thanksgiving

The makings of a Happy Thanksgiving

Village of Sharon Police Officers Aaron West, Sean Blanton and Police Chief Brad Buchholz deliver turkeys on Nov. 21 to nine Village of Sharon residents. The turkeys were donated by the Walworth County Child Advocacy Center in Elkhorn and funded by the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

 
 

Christmas collection held for children in need

Several locations in the Williams Bay area are serving as collection sites for Operation Christmas Child, the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. Participants fill shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and notes of encouragement. “Anyone can participate,” regional leader Rick Cox said. “Operation Christmas Child is a simple project […]

 
 

Spirit of giving

Spirit of giving