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Concrete mixer tips over on Highway 11

Concrete mixer tips over on Highway 11

A cement mixer tipped off of Highway 11 and into the ditch at about 10 a.m., just east of Highway 120, ac-cording to Walworth County Sheriff’s Department offi-cials. The highway will be shut down later today while crews work to remove the...

 

Primary vote likely makes Picknell Graves’ successor

Primary vote likely makes Picknell Graves’ successor

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer Undersheriff Kurt Picknell will be leading the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department for the next two years, according to unofficial primary election results posted Tuesday night. Those totals show 6,697 voters...

 

Deputy, undersheriff compete for department’s top post

Deputy, undersheriff compete for department’s top post

Democratic write-in might challenge winner of primary By Kellen Olshefski Editor       Walworth County Sheriff’s Deputy Ken Brauer and Undersheriff Kurt Picknell are gearing up for Tuesday’s showdown in the Republican primary for the...

 

Candidates aim to tackle county’s heroin problem  

Brauer, Picknell share common ground with multi-pronged approach to deter drug’s abuse By Kellen Olshefski Editor       Sheriff candidates Ken Brauer and Kurt Picknell seem to be on the same page when it comes to a multi-directional approach...

 

City to aid library in façade repairs

By Kellen Olshefski Editor       Elkhorn’s Common Council voted Monday night in favor of splitting the cost of emergency repairs to Matheson Memorial Library’s facade.       The needed repair was brought before the city’s Municipal...

 

Reckless endangerment added to list of charges against Elkhorn woman

  Upgraded criminal charges including first-degree recklessly endangering safety have been filed against a 21-year-old Elkhorn woman who was rescued from her car after crashing into a natural gas line in the Town of Waterford May 26. In...

 

Sheriff seeks help finding missing man

Sheriff seeks help finding missing man

Walworth County officials and Whitewater Area Mounted Search Team and Rescue members work from a command post near an entrance to the Ice Age Trail off of Highway 12 between La Grange and Whitewater Aug. 8. As of early last week, no more searches...

 

A life affirmed

A life affirmed

Kaleb (from left), Zak, Becky, Aidan and Eli Greco stand in their backyard in the Village of Walworth. Becky Greco, a two-time cancer survivor and a stem-cell transplant recipient, has been selected as this year’s honorary cancer survivor...

 

Water treatment facility drowned again by Council  

  City opts to abandon Northeast Water Treatment Facility project for time being By Kellen Olshefski Editor A split-vote sealed the fate of the Northeast Water Treatment Facility project Monday night as Aldermen decided not to move forward...

 

Residents hear options for Lincoln Street  

Alternatives look to discourage through traffic down street, ease traffic for residents By Kellen Olshefski Editor       Results presented to North Lincoln Street residents during a public hearing Monday showed options are available to...

 
 
 
 

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