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Walworth County receives tournoquets

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic Two hundred and forty full and part-time law enforcement officers across Walworth County received new trauma tourniquets. The tourniquets, devices used to stop severe blood loss from an arm or leg injury, were donated by Enbridge Energy of Superior Wisconsin...

DA will not prosecute in alleged sexual assault case

DA will not prosecute in alleged sexual assault case

February 17, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik The Walworth County District Attorney will not prosecute a collegiate wrestler who was visiting UW-Whitewater on April 17, 2014 on a recruiting visit for alleged Second Degree Sexual Assault. Dequence Goodman, 21, who is currently a wrestler at University...

The fountain of history in Whitewater

The fountain of history in Whitewater

November 6, 2014

Nov. 5, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic It begins with a boy and his love for his hometown. It ends with a 17-foot high, 100-year-old fountain sitting on the junction of North and Main streets in Whitewater. In the middle, there is a boy named Julius Birge – the first child born to William and Mary...

Kilkenny for Wisconsin State Senate: A supporter’s tribute

October 23, 2014

Oct. 22 2014 Dan Kilkenny, a lifelong resident of Walworth County, is running for Wisconsin’s 11th State Senate District. Active in the community, Dan serves on the Walworth County Board and on the Town Board of Darien. I have had the privilege of working with Dan on both the Walworth County...

Heroin use in Walworth County on gradual rise

October 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 By Shyanne Skinner By Emily Leclair   Walworth County District Attorny, Dan Necci, and Walworth County Judge, David Reddy are traveling to local schools to share the truth of the effects of heroin and addiction with students and adults. “Heroin is an epidemic that has...

Baldwin seizes victory, first female Wis. senator

November 12, 2012

  “Tonight, at the end of a long and hard-fought campaign, we have won a huge victory for Wisconsin’s middle class,” Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D) said during her victory speech. Baldwin has beaten former Gov. Tommy Thompson (R) in the race for a seat in the United States Senate making her...

Football: Warhawks snap two-game slump

November 6, 2012

  By Andrew Bayliss The Warhawks football class of 2013 did not come into the season expecting the Senior Day game against UW-Eau Claire to be played coming off back-to-back losses. With three national championships and undefeated seasons in their first three years, many of the seniors...

A family’s unanswered questions

October 30, 2012

  Student death ruled accident by county, city officials: Although the death of former UW-Whitewater student Benjamin Fuder was ruled accidental by the Walworth County Coroner’s Office, the Fuder family questions the final ruling. Fuder was found dead at the northeast edge of the Whi...

Whitewater quarry installing fence around perimeter

September 26, 2012

  Whitewater Limestone Inc., co-owned by BR Amon & Sons, Inc., is constructing a fence around the property following the deaths of two UW-Whitewater students. The quarry, located on Highway 12 and North Franklin Street, is a privately owned, non-metallic mining business.  The state of...

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