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East Troy

Sailing to the top

East Troy native named Yachtswoman of the Year Stephanie Roble, has been named the 2014 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year. A first-time shortlisted nominee, she was recognized by the selection panel for her versatility; her accomplishments as a skipper and as a crew; and her competitive successes on a variety […]

Lake Geneva area

Ice break

Jenna Odhner, of New Hampshire, takes a rest while perched on her snow carving during the 20th anniversary U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition in Lake Geneva on Friday. Odhner and her father, Jeff Odhner, are the only team with two members instead of three. The Lake Geneva event was the […]

East Troy

An inspiring finish

Robotics and Engineering Club advances to state tournament By Tracy Ouellette Editor The East Troy Robotics and Engineering Club brought home the Inspire Award from the FIRST FTC Wisconsin Qualifying tournament in Madison Sunday and advanced to the state tournament. Eighth-grader Joey Finch, sophomore Meghan Griffin, freshman Nik Prusinski and […]

Walworth-Fontana area

Ice party gone WILD!

Lilly Bestul, from Janesville, takes on poultry bowling, slinging a Cornish game hen at the pins down the ice during the Jan. 24 Ice Party Gone Wild fundraiser for the Fontana Fire and Rescue Department. Chief Wolfgang Nitsch said they anticipate to have raised more money this year than ever […]

Walworth-Fontana area

All moved in

Chloe Schultz (from left), Arabella Gesselle, Sondra Gesselle and Dawson Schultz play with puppets in the new children’s section during the Walworth Memorial Library’s grand opening celebration Jan. 24 at its new 525 Kenosha St. home. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)


In the shop

Kunes Chevrolet donates tire balancer and mounter By Kellen Olshefski Editor A recent donation from Elkhorn’s Kunes Chevrolet dealership helped the Elkhorn Area High School’s automotive technology department get back on its feet. The dealership recently donated a fully-functioning tire-balancer and mounter for students to use in learning and practicing […]


Whitewater home destroyed by fire

The Whitewater Fire Department was called to 267 S. Cottage St. for a structure fire just before 9 a.m. this morning for what eventually turned into a seven-alarm fire, according to comments posted on the Walworth County Fire/EMS Scanner Facebook page. No one was home at the time of the fire, according […]