Walworth-Fontana area

Village of Walworth moves forward with road repairs  

Board credits new court branch for expected additional revenue By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor       The village of Walworth is accepting bids to repair Read and Adeline streets.       The village board voted unanimously Monday to go forward with projects on those two roads, even though it will cost the […]

 
 

The magic of music  

Fontana music teachers retire after touching the lives of students over the years By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor Mark Wenzel had just finished a difficult day of teaching music when he received a letter from a former student telling him how much of a difference he had made in that […]

 
 

Pop music star has area roots  

Pop music star has area roots   

By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor        When Scott Corbin was a freshman at Big Foot High School 15 years ago, he performed in the school’s talent show.       He was supposed to play as part of a rock band, but the other freshmen band members backed out at […]

 
 

Dancing the night away!

Dancing the night away!
 
 

School board continues fight against Highway 14

  By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor The Walworth Joint School District 1 School Board is reaching up to those in high places for help as it seeks to squelch the latest plan to redirect Highway 14. The Walworth Village Board has been working with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for […]

 
 

Walworth residents question village board about Highway 14 plan at April 14 meeting

By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor Three small children played in the foyer of the Walworth Municipal Building on April 14, their voices carrying over into the room where the village board was meeting. Safety for those children, as well as all Walworth children, was the main topic of Monday’s meeting. […]

 
 

Area students score above state average in social studies, struggle in reading category

Teachers asked to develop interventions for struggling students as part of school-wide goal to improve scores   By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor Students at Sharon Community School and Walworth Joint School District 1 fell behind the state average in reading, but scored above the state average in social studies on […]

 
 

Ruosch to assume Sharon Village President seat; voters give BFHS referendum a resounding yes

Ruosch to assume Sharon Village President seat; voters give BFHS referendum a resounding yes

  Unofficial election results for the 2014 April 1 election are now posted on the Walworth County website. For more extensive coverage of the spring election, see this week’s editions of the Walworth/Fontana/Williams Bay Times and Sharon Reporter. Election results for the Village of Sharon races are as follows: President […]

 
 

Hey, it’s good to be back home again

Hey, it’s good to be back home again

Travis Frederick returns home for jersey retirement and to visit with area students By Kellen Olshefski Editor Sharon native and starting center for the Dallas Cowboys Travis Frederick returned home last weekend not only for the retirement of his number by Big Foot High School, but also for a surprise […]

 
 

Walworth Village Board continues along path to form second municipal court

By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor The Walworth Village Board continues spending money as it goes forward with creating a second branch of the municipal court, a decision the board made on Jan. 13, even though the new court may run pretrial negotiations in the same manner as the current branch. […]