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East Troy

From the boroughs to the brush

Interns continue work at local nature preserves By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff This summer a group of four New York City interns has called Wisconsin home through a program that strives to give urban teens a personal experience in nature. In addition to learning about plants, wetlands and things they’ve […]


Welcome to our new look!

MyWalworthCounty.com has undergone a makeover. It has been a few years since we launched the site and it was time to update the look to improve the visitor experience. Larger photos, cleaner graphics and a more user-friendly interface are hallmarks of the change. What hasn’t changed, however, is our commitment […]


Whitewater show features public art pieces

Long before Twitter and Facebook became mobilizing forces for collective action, the contemporary mural art movement in America offered a medium for community expression and empowerment. Whitewater’s Cultural Arts Center’s August exhibit “Caryl Yasko: Public Art, the Original Social Medium” highlights the work of a nationally renowned artist who was […]

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Getting benched

Phillip Koss, Walworth County’s District Attorney for more than two decades, recently took on a new role as one of the county’s four circuit judges. At his Aug. 1 investiture, judge John R. Race swore in Koss. Attorney Brian Schuk, Wisconsin Bar Association president, presented the new judge’s robe after […]


Wide a‘wake’ on the water

Ed Kinerk catches some air as he twists above Geneva Lake in Gordy’s eight annual Wakeboard Tournament held earlier this week. Kinerk placed second in the advanced category. (Photo by Dave Baker) Matt Heinz grabs the end of his board as he one-hands the rope in a risky stunt. Heinz competed […]