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Highway construction, detours to begin Monday, April 28

Highway construction, detours to begin Monday, April 28

By on April 24, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Editors Note: The following information has been supplied by the Jefferson County office of Administration.  Detours for County Highway W and County Highway J will begin on Monday, April 28th.  There are 3 phases planned for this project and will affect those visiting county facilities. (A map with more details is attached.)

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Following a 14-year long career as Walworth County Sheriff, David Graves will not seek reelection

Following a 14-year long career as Walworth County Sheriff, David Graves will not seek reelection

By on March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Endorses Undersheriff Kurt Picknell, saying “…I strongly believe that Undersheriff Kurt Picknell should be the next Walworth County Sheriff.” Sheriff David Graves Editor’s Note: following is a press release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. After 42 years of service in Walworth County law enforcement Sheriff David Graves is announcing he will not seek another […]

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Health insurance enrollment deadline nears

Health insurance enrollment deadline nears

By on March 10, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Following is a press release from the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance. The agency states its mission as: “ to lead the way in informing and protecting the public and responding to its insurance needs.” Madison, WI—Insurance Commissioner Ted Nickel is reminding consumers that there are two Affordable Care Act (ACA) deadlines […]

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Over 300 citizens bring conservation concerns to Madison, addressing groundwater, local control and frac sand mining

Over 300 citizens bring conservation concerns to Madison, addressing groundwater, local control and frac sand mining

By on February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Following is a submitted press release from the Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters. Madison- Yesterday, hundreds of citizens representing nearly all of Wisconsin’s legislative districts met one-on-one with their state legislative offices in the Capitol. In the meetings with their state Representative and Senator, citizens asked them to protect groundwater supplies, stand up […]

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Walworth County Drug Unit investigates alleged heroin group, arrests made

Walworth County Drug Unit investigates alleged heroin group, arrests made

By on February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: Following is a submitted press release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. On February 7, 2014, after a month long investigation into a suspected heroin selling group that operated around the Lake Geneva and Delavan area, the Walworth County Drug Unit was able to collect information that Jamaal Shellie was the head of […]

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Madison College offers six-week farm business management classes beginning Feb. 11

Madison College offers six-week farm business management classes beginning Feb. 11

By on January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments

Editor’s Note: The following press release was supplied by Madison College, along with this description of the institution: “Madison College serves more than 40,000 students throughout a 12-county district in south central Wisconsin, offering more than 140 diverse programs in technical training and liberal studies. The second-largest institution in the Wisconsin Technical College System, the college […]

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WisDOT: storm bringing icy roads and 10 inches of snow in some parts of state coming today and tomorrow

WisDOT: storm bringing icy roads and 10 inches of snow in some parts of state coming today and tomorrow

By on January 14, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

WisDOT reminds motorists across Wisconsin to plan for hazardous travel conditions as a winter storm passes through the state, beginning in the northwest and traveling southeast. Severe weather conditions will include up to 10 inches of snow in some areas, as well as strong winds that have the potential to cause drifting and blowing snow. […]

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Life-threatening cold air continues to grip Wisconsin through Tuesday

Life-threatening cold air continues to grip Wisconsin through Tuesday

By on January 6, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: following is a press release: The Departments of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), Health Services (DHS) and ReadyWisconsin are teaming up to warn people about the upcoming bitter weather and precautions you and your family should take. Wisconsin needs to be ready for a dangerous blast of arctic air that will be moving […]

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Walworth County Sheriff’s Office: Phone maintenance scheduled; Update: All service restored

Walworth County Sheriff’s Office: Phone maintenance scheduled; Update: All service restored

By on December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Sheriff’s Office Update:  USE THE REGULAR NON-EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER OF 262-741-4400 FOR ALL NON-EMERGENCY CALLS. On TUESDAY, December 31st, 2013, from 10:00am until approximately 2:00pm, the Walworth County Information Technology Department will be performing scheduled maintenance work on the telephone system.  During this period, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office will not have our normal non-emergency […]

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Merry Christmas from the Wisconsin Happy Farm!

Merry Christmas from the Wisconsin Happy Farm!

By on December 24, 2013 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: After enjoying many man-made holiday events and displays this season, perhaps nature might offer the most powerful of Yuletide illuminations. Merry Christmas!

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