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Darien woman facing Rock, Walworth county burglary charges
ELKHORN—A Darien woman suspected in several burglaries and arrested with help from a Janesville police dog in August now faces more burglary charges in Walworth County Court.
Apples of their eyes
Apples of their eyes
Haakinson family offers 14 varieties from its Milton area orchard.
CAC show focuses on abstractions
CAC show focuses on abstractions

WHITEWATER—Abstraction Within, an exhibit by Oconomowoc artist Virgi Driscoll will run Oct. 5 to Oct. 29, Thursdays through Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St., Whitewater.

Driscoll will greet...

Judge denies motion for Whitewater man accused of murder

ELKHORN—A Walworth County judge has denied a motion asking her to reconsider an earlier decision that lawyers for a Whitewater man accused of murder called unconstitutional.

Whitewater man pleads not guilty to causing mistrial for court outbursts

ELKHORN—A Whitewater man has pleaded not guilty to charges he caused a mistrial after expletive-laden outbursts in court reportedly prompted Walworth County sheriff's deputies to shoot him twice with a Taser.

Walworth County Government Today: Where to go for county, city services

A county employee and loyal reader suggested that I write a column about the locations of county departments. She felt sorry for folks who showed up at the office where she works only to be directed to a different building. If a column can save folks...

The past is always present
The past is always present
Genealogy research sparks people's interest in days gone by.
Lake Geneva man pleads guilty in child porn possession case

ELKHORN—A Lake Geneva man who prosecutors say has admitted being addicted to child porn pleaded guilty to a related charge Friday in Walworth County Court.

Police look for suspects in car theft from Elkhorn dealership

ELKHORNElkhorn police are searching for two people suspected of stealing a 2006 black Mercedes Benz from Kunes Country Chrysler in Elkhorn last week, according to a police department news release.

Man gets 15-year prison sentence in Russian roulette shooting

ELKHORN—Robert Sterling says he can't stop shaking.

He shakes ever since he shot and killed his best friend, David Bauspies, during a Jan. 2 game of drunken Russian roulette.

He cries at night. He has panic attacks.

Mystery Place: Rustic Realm owner diversifies business
Mystery Place: Rustic Realm owner diversifies business

Rustic Realm is at the intersection of Wisconsin Highway 11, County Highway F and Briggs Road. The Bears Paw barn quilt painted by Jackie Thelen hangs on the building.