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Body discovered in Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy

Body discovered in Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy

The body of a man was located in the Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy off of Harris Road in Williams Bay at about noon today, according to press release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. According to the release, a few volunteer...

 

Police seek information on missing man

Police seek information on missing man

The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Brian Bates, of Williams Bay, who has not been seen or heard from since Aug. 24. The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of a 45-year-old Williams...

 

Williams Bay High School goes green  

Williams Bay High School goes green   

Williams Bay School District Administrator Wayne Anderson shows off the district’s new boilers, which will deliver heat to schools in a more energy-efficient manner than the unit it replaced. The district will use the savings from the improvements...

 

Town of Sharon awaits plans to repair bridge  

By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor       The Town of Sharon plans to repair a bridge on Peters Road that has a 5-ton weight limit, but is waiting to hear the best way to go about opening the bridge to all traffic.       Town Board Chairman...

 

Highway 14 reconstruction plans still in the works  

By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor       The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) is still working on plans for restructuring Highway 14 in the village of Walworth.       “We still have two different potential paths that...

 

Residents up in arms over Peters Road bridge closure  

Residents up in arms over Peters Road bridge closure   

Concrete barricades block traffic from traveling both north and south over the Peters Road bridge. Resident Carolyn Burke said this has already caused a list of problems for residents south of the bridge, and poses a potential safety hazard...

 

Peters Road bridge to close Thursday  

  Unsafe bridge will remain closed until funding is obtained   The Peters Road bridge will be closing to all traffic next Thursday after being deemed unsafe by Walworth County and the State of Wisconsin Railroad Commissioner, according...

 

Boy shot and killed in Town of Sharon  

  By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor Eric Gutierrez, an 11-year-old boy from Sharon, died after being shot in the head in a wooded area behind N1602 Highway K in Sharon Township on July 9. The case remained an open investigation for the...

 

Walworth’s first branch court still out of session  

Hearings for parking tickets and zoning ordinances haven’t occurred since December By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor The village of Walworth has not had any court hearings involving zoning ordinances or parking tickets since December. “One...

 

Zelich enters not guilty plea

Zelich enters not guilty plea

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer Steven Zelich pleaded not guilty to two charges of hiding a corpse during an arraignment hearing in Walworth County Circuit Court Thursday. The 52-year-old West Allis man, who was bound over for trial on July...

 
 
 
 

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