Walworth-Fontana area

Long time district administrator dies at 58

Long time district administrator dies at 58

Pamela Knorr, longtime district administrator for the Walworth Joint School District 1, died Tuesday. Knorr had served as the school district’s administrator for 20 years, resigning this past spring due to medical reasons. Knorr, 58, died Tuesday at Vit a’s Ruth Hospice House in West Allis. Earlier this fall, faculty […]

 
 

Citizens to decide whether Williams Bay will add on to High School

Citizens to decide whether Williams Bay will add on to High School

Referendum looks for $19.9 million to construct new elementary school addition By Kellen Olshefski Editor Williams Bay School District residents will notice a $19.9 million referendum on the ballot when they head out to the polls on Tuesday. According to District Administrator Wayne Anderson’s blog on the referendum – accessible […]

 
 

Taking in the sights

Taking in the sights

Tanner Farnham and his mother, Stephanie Farnham, both Williams Bay residents, listen to George Sorenson, docent for “All Aboard, Williams Bay Trains! 1887-1965,” during Saturday’s Wonders of Williams Bay Historical Tour. The self-guided tour had 12 stops, with one or more docents at each site. The tour was put on […]

 
 

Sharon artist to host open studio this weekend

Painter Martha Hayden will open her Sharon home and studio for her annual studio exhibition this weekend from noon to 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26. Located at 143 Prairie St., the home is a historic Victorian built in the 1870s. Ms. Hayden began painting […]

 
 

Digging in

Digging in
 
 

Walworth Village Board decides to eliminate municipal court’s first branch  

First branch to close down in April as yearlong saga continues By Anne Trautner Staff Writer       With virtually no discussion at Monday night’s board meeting, the Walworth Village Board voted to abolish the village’s municipal court first branch as of April 2015.       “It’s disappointing, but not surprising. I […]

 
 

Highway 67 project in Williams Bay to begin in July

DOT project to consist of a mill and overlay, road to be open throughout most of project By Kellen Olshefski Editor Representatives from the Wisconsin DOT met with residents of Williams Bay Tuesday night for an informal session to discuss the details of a maintenance project on Highway 67 through […]

 
 

Agape House open house set for Oct. 23

Agape House is hosting its annual information night on Oct. 23 with a signature event entitled, “An Evening to Give Them Hope” at Geneva National Club, 1221 Geneva National Ave. South, in Lake Geneva. The event begins with registration at 5 p.m. The public information night will offer attendees the […]

 
 

Sheriff’s Office seeking information about dog shootings

Sheriff’s Office seeking information about dog shootings

      The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office and Walworth County Crime Stoppers are seeking information in the shooting of two dogs near the Wisconsin-Illinois state line in the Town of Walworth. According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office, the incident took place between 10:30 p.m. and 10:45 p.m. on […]

 
 

Public meeting scheduled for Highway 67 project

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Southeast Region in Waukesha will have a public involvement meeting for the proposed mill and resurfacing of Highway 67 in Williams Bay from 4-6 p.m. on Oct. 7 at Williams Bay Village Hall, 250 Williams St., Williams Bay. The meeting will be conducted as an […]