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Police: Bomb threat at Big Foot High School not credible  Gazettextra

Walworth Police Chief Daniel Hammett says a bomb threat found at Big Foot High School on Monday morning was not credible.

Athletics facilities, school resource officer are focus of Big Foot referendums  Gazettextra

Big Foot Union High School District voters will decide two referendums Tuesday: whether to spend $7.8 million for new athletic facilities and whether to spend ...

Threat prompts Big Foot High School to shut down  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Students at Big Foot High School were dismissed early today after what officials described as a threat against students and staff.

Big Foot High School closed for a third time after threat  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — For the third time in less than a month, Big Foot High School was shut down today after officials reported finding a threat scrawled on a restroom ...

After school shootings nationwide, Big Foot High School tries out school resource officer  Gazettextra

After school shootings across the country, officer Jessie Lewin of the Walworth Police Department just finished her second week as Big Foot High School's new ...

Note scrawled in restroom prompts Big Foot shutdown  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School closed early Oct. 17 after officials reported finding the words “Bomb at 2” scrawled on a wall in a boys restroom.

2018 football preview: Enz believes Big Foot can turn things around  Gazettextra

Walworth Big Foot missed the WIAA football postseason for the first time in 15 years in 2017. Can the Chiefs rebound in 2017?

Bathroom wall threats perplex school officials in Walworth and Sharon  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School and nearby Sharon Elementary School are investigating more bomb threats found written on bathroom walls inside the ...

Big Foot OK's referendum for nearly $9 million | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — The Big Foot School District will ask voters in November to approve $7.8 million in borrowing to renovate the school district's outdoor athletic ...

Big Foot High School names first woman principal  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School has a new principal lined up and ready to go for the start of the next school year.

Big Foot's new principal quits before she starts  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School is restarting its search for a new principal.

Crafters needed for Big Foot craft show | Community Briefs  Gazettextra

Big Foot Booster Club needs crafters for its annual craft show Nov. 3.

Big Foot eyes 'premier' status after narrow referendum victory  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — With voter approval of nearly $9 million in borrowing and spending, work is already beginning on outdoor recreational facilities at Big Foot High ...

New principal thinking long-term at Big Foot  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Boxes are stacked on the counters and along the walls of the Big Foot High School principal's office.

Big Foot referendum debate: How important are school sports?  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — In seeking support for a referendum on upgrading athletic facilities, Big Foot High School administrators are asking voters to consider ...

Teacher picked as Big Foot High's interim principal  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — A longtime math teacher at Big Foot High School has been selected to fill the vacant principal's position for the 2018-19 school year.

Walworth County school hires armed police officer  WTMJ-TV

At Big Foot High School in Walworth County, they just hired an armed officer to stand guard and act when necessary.

Football coaches want Big Foot moved to new conference  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association is proposing to move Big Foot High School out of the Rock Valley Conference starting in the fall of ...

Big Foot gets its own police officer | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — The hallways of Big Foot High School are police officer Jessie Lewin's new beat.

Walworth County native, NFL player Travis Fredrick diagnosed with Guillain-Barré  WDJT

Many in Wisconsin have followed the journey of Travis Fredrick. The Walworth County native played football at UW-Madison and has been on the Dallas ...

Local high school student facing $1,000 fine after not following rules during active-shooter drill  WDJT

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‘Unknown substance’ in locker prompts evacuation at East Troy HS  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

EAST TROY -- East Troy High School students and staff were evacuated Monday, Oct. 29 after an unknown substance was found in a glass jar in a locker in the ...

FFA-Big Foot High | News |  Lake Geneva Regional News

The Big Foot FFA in Walworth will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 17 through 24.

Big Foot principal ready to step aside after 38 years  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — A crown and robe are not usual attire for high school principals.

Big Foot campaign group developing November referendum plan  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — The campaign is off and running to decide Big Foot School District's referendum for nearly $9 million in athletic facility upgrades and other ...

Kids from Wisconsin features two Elkhorn natives | Kicks  Gazettextra

This year's Kids from Wisconsin show features two Elkhorn natives who have been dancing together since they were young.

Big Foot's Hehr found her niche on the volleyball court  Gazettextra

Kampbell Hehr is graduating early. The Walworth Big Foot senior will graduate in December and then head to Georgia State University in January to begin ...

Big Foot business students advance to national event  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School is sending its largest contingent of studnets ever to the national competition of Future Business Leaders of America.

Big Foot graduate leads alma mater | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — He comes into the office at 7:10 a.m., with his young daughter Annabelle and two six-packs of vitamin water under his arm.

Big Foot referendum could grow to $9 million | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot School Board members could decide Dec. 18 whether to pursue a plan now estimated at $9 million to update the high school's athletic ...

Former Walworth high school student now plays for Dallas Cowboys  WTMJ-TV

"We've got a lot of Packers fans here and a lot of Travis Frederick fans here, so a lot of people are talking about the game," said Tim Collins, the school's Athletic ...

High school student accused of sexual assault | Police  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — A student at Big Foot High School is facing felony charges of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl.

Schools might beef up police presence on campus  Lake Geneva Regional News

Amid heightened concerns about gun violence in schools, Big Foot and Williams Bay school officials are exploring having an expanded police presence on their ...

Big Foot students hear horrors of drug abuse  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH —Ted Hawver is something of a success story.

Town of Delavan woman challenging August in 32nd Assembly seat race  Gazettextra

A town of Delavan woman is challenging state Rep. Tyler August in his re-election campaign to represent state Assembly District 32.

Big Foot alum hired to run district | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School has selected Doug Parker as its new district administrator.

Big Foot teacher forges a passion for knives  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — His great-grandfather made a knife while serving in the U.S. Navy.

Big Foot High School to receive new website  Lake Geneva Regional News

By Sammi Wendling. WALWORTH — Big Foot High School is about to overhaul its website in favor of providing a more ...

Art teacher saves prom for student with hair loss  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — It was like a high school student's nightmare.

Area graduate to lead state FFA next year  Kenosha News

WALWORTH — If she had been a basketball standout or pitched on the softball team, we probably would all know her name.

Elkhorn man appears on History Channel show 'Knife or Death'  Gazettextra

On "Forged in Fire: Knife or Death," a new show debuting on the History Channel, an Elkhorn man competes for $20000.

In Clinton, state superintendent raises rural school funding issues  Gazettextra

Standing in a hallway brimming with students Tuesday, state schools superintendent and Democratic candidate for governor Tony Evers said the Clinton ...

Republican August wins re-election in Assembly's 32nd District  Gazettextra

Voters Tuesday chose to re-elect the No. 2 Republican in the state Assembly to continue representing the legislative body's 32nd District.

Academic honors | |  Lake Geneva Regional News

Riley Kleeman, Lake Geneva, and Audrey Mora, Williams Bay, received degrees May 12 from Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois.Sarah Doreza, Fontana ...

Town of Delavan Democrat battles incumbent in 32nd District  Gazettextra

A town of Delavan Democrat who promotes her health care experience is challenging the 32nd Assembly District incumbent, a Republican who is campaigning ...

Walworth school ready to cut five teachers | Geneva Lake West News |  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH —A budget imbalance and a shrinking student population may lead Walworth Elementary School to eliminate five teaching positions for the ...

Michael Charles Rogge - WISC - WISC-TV3

Michael Rogge, age 65 of Albany, Wisconsin died Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Monroe Hospital in Monroe, Wisconsin.

Area students celebrate scholarships, degrees and more | Lake Geneva  Lake Geneva Regional News

Riley Kleeman, Lake Geneva, and Audrey Mora, Williams Bay, received degrees May 12 from Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois.Sarah Doreza, Fontana ...

Pride Fair returns for second year of fun and awareness  Lake Geneva Regional News

ELKHORN — Sunny the rainbow cow will return to Elkhorn again this August for the second annual Walworth County Pride Fair.

Lake Geneva teens have Olympic sailing goal  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

LAKE GENEVA — Two 17-year-old sailors from southern Wisconsin are beginning a European tour in their quest to earn a spot on the U.S. sailing team for the ...

Regional Sports, Wedig ready for big senior year  Beloit Daily News

Jim Franz/Beloit Daily News Matthew Wedig (87) of BMHS is fielding scholarship offers. BELOIT - Matthew Wedig had his future prep sports stardom all laid out ...

A Dallas Standout is from Walworth County  WDJT

The Dallas Cowboys are known for their strong offensive line, and a key component is from Southeastern Wisconsin. Center, Travis Frederick, graduated from ...

Elkhorn Man Appears on 'Knife or Death' Show  U.S. News & World Report

ELKHORN, Wis. (AP) — A screeching electric guitar opens the trailer for "Knife or Death," a new show debuting April 17 on the History Channel.

Big Foot theater students present courtroom drama | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — “Twelve Angry Jurors” is arguably the gold standard among stage dramas.

As Delavan-Darien faces financial turmoil, new officials look to the future  Gazettextra

As the school year ends, new Delavan-Darien school officials are eager to tout the district's academic progress, which they say has been overshadowed by a ...

Walworth police chief retires after 33 years | Geneva Lake West News |  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Andy Long ended his last day as police chief pretty much as he started his first day as chief.

Updated: Team-by-team 2018 football schedules for each conference in the area and region

2018 prep football schedules for every varsity team in the area and region:

Rural Burlington residents face choice in Assembly District 32  Journal Times

TOWN OF BURLINGTON — It might seem like a tall order to challenge one of the most high-profile members of the State Assembly.

Open enrollment gives and takes in area schools  Lake Geneva Regional News

Open enrollment may be a winning proposition for some families, but two local K-8 public schools could lose money through it this year.

Local teen sailors set sights on Olympics | Sports |  Lake Geneva Regional News

There's plenty of competitive sailing that takes place throughout the summer on Geneva Lake. But, for two locals, there's a higher goal than anything offered in ...

‘Make a life-changing difference:’ Upcoming blood donation opportunities with Red Cross  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April. Donating blood is a simple way ...

Walworth County officials use drone to catch fleeing suspect: ‘We were able to save him’  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

WALWORTH COUNTY -- A fight at a strip club leads to a high speed chase and a foot pursuit. Lake Geneva police pulled out one of their newest tools to bring it ...

608 Day | Miscellaneous  Janesville Gazette

A play on our area code, 608 Day celebrates all that Janesville has to offer. Area businesses and organizations will have events, specials and promotions to ...

Body of 14-year-old boy recovered after report of drowning in East Troy

EAST TROY -- The body of a 14-year-old boy was recovered Sunday, June 24 on Peters Lake near Camp Timber-lee in East Troy. Walworth County Sheriff Kurt ...

‘It’s a workout:’ Watch as a new crop of ‘mailboat jumpers’ try to land a unique summer job on Geneva Lake  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

LAKE GENEVA -- The "mailboat jumpers" are part of a time-honored tradition that helps put Lake Geneva on the map. FOX6 News was there on Tuesday, June ...

George Williams College opens door to area high schoolers  Lake Geneva Regional News

WILLIAMS BAY — The school district is considering a program that would allow juniors and seniors at Williams Bay High School to enroll at George Williams ...

Officials identify 14-year-old Milwaukee boy who drowned on Peters Lake in Town of Troy

EAST TROY -- Walworth County sheriff's officials on Monday, June 25 released the identity of the 14-year-old boy who drowned on Peters Lake in the Town of ...

Walworth volunteers ensure a happy holiday for those in need  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Walworth Elementary School students and staff came together to make the holiday season bright for families in need in the community.

Two local players join Packers pair in making NFL Pro Bowl debuts

While Green Bay struggled this season, other parts of the state made Wisconsin proud and will represent its football tradition at the Pro Bowl. Four players with ...

Milton High School graduates celebrate achievements | Graduation 2018  Gazettextra

MILTON. Milton High School valedictorian Erin Swope didn't grow up in Milton. She moved to the school district when she was in seventh grade. It could have ...

North Dakota State Adds 24 on Football's First Early Signing Day  NDSU Bison Athletics

2018 NDSU Football Early Signing Class (PDF) FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State head football coach Chris Klieman announced the addition of 24 ...

‘The emergency need remains:’ Red Cross blood shortage continues, critical call for type O blood  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during. This, as there continues to be an emergency need for donors of all ...

Viroqua farmer fears he'll have to sell dairy herd after losing milk buyer  The Courier Life News

VIROQUA — Pat and Linda Rodriguez chose the name for their 40-acre homestead, Aisling Farm, on their aspirations and their Irish-Scottish lineage. After a ...

Biadasz ready for big O-line opportunity  University of Wisconsin Badgers

Awakening memories of a Badgers great at center, freshman is primed to assume starting role.

AU Today — News from the Aurora University Community  AU Today

Posted by Jeremy Pittenger on May 23, 2017. 00000. Enna Peterson, a senior at Big Foot High School (Wisconsin), has been named a Presidential Scholar at ...

Schools weigh arming themselves against opioids | Lake Geneva  Lake Geneva Regional News

As the opioid epidemic surges in Wisconsin and elsewhere, the antidote for overdoses of such drugs as heroin and oxycodone is now in the nurse's office of one ...

“An action movie:” 46-year-old in court after wild ride that included explosives, gun in Walworth Co.  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

BLOOMFIELD -- A man stands accused in connection with a wild ride that included explosives and a gun. It happened Tuesday night, November 21st in ...

200 marijuana plants worth $500,000 removed from outdoor grow operation in Walworth Co.

WALWORTH COUNTY -- 200 marijuana plants were removed from an outdoor grow operation in Walworth County after they were discovered during an aerial ...

“All the roads are closed:” Water pours into highways, streets in Walworth Co., making travel difficult

WALWORTH COUNTY -- More heavy rain overnight and into Wednesday, July 12th led to flooding in parts of SE Wisconsin, including in Walworth County, ...

‘Donate now:’ Red Cross issues urgent call for blood donors after emergency blood shortage

MILWAUKEE -- The American Red Cross is experiencing an emergency blood shortage after a difficult Fourth of July week. The nonprofit has issued an urgent ...

New Barron faculty introduced | Local News  News-shield

More than a dozen new faces will appear in classrooms, offices and music rehearsal rooms (among other places) this fall as the Barron Area School District ...

“Surprising:” Walworth County officials discover 3 separate “one-pot” meth labs within 48-hour period

WALWORTH COUNTY -- Within a 48-hour period, the Walworth County Drug Enforcement Unit discovered, investigated and cleaned up three separate ...

AAUW book sale runs Nov. 1 to 4 | Local News  Gazettextra

The American Association of University Women's used book sale will be held Nov. 1 to 4 at Olde Towne Mall, 20 Main St.

“We’ve got a great thing going; let’s not mess with it:” Walworth Co. Fair alcohol free for 166 years!

WALWORTH COUNTY -- The Walworth County Fair is the final fair for the year in southeastern Wisconsin -- but if you like a cold one with your corn dog -- you've ...

Suspect taken into custody in Whitewater following standoff, several school lockdowns

WHITEWATER -- The suspect in an hours-long standoff is now in custody. It was a tense few hours in Whitewater as all schools in the area were locked down ...

Special Assignment: Justice Before Mercy  WMTV

A local woman brings her sexual predator to justice 35 years after the crimes were committed.

“The perfect location:” Safari Lake Geneva, featuring more than six dozen animals, to open in August

WALWORTH COUNTY -- Wisconsin has never offered what is on its way to Walworth County. Within weeks, a safari park is set to open, and the man leading the ...

Transformative Arts group transforms the old Belfry Theater into a modern music venue  Lake Geneva Regional News

WILLIAMS BAY — The little white building near the intersection of State Highways 50 and 67 once served as a home to Latter Day Saints and later as a ...

Where first-rounders rated coming out of high school

This is a look at the past five NFL drafts and an examination of where the first-rounders were ranked as college football recruits coming out of high school.

Four men dead, two of four bodies recovered from Mill Lake in Walworth County

WALWORTH COUNTY -- Police say four men are dead -- with two of four bodies recovered from Mill Lake in the Town of East Troy in Walworth County on ...

Walworth Co. to move inmates to electronic monitoring Milwaukee

WALWORTH -- It's a plan to save millions of dollars in Walworth County, and prevent overcrowding in prisons, but it's being met with controversy because it ...

Walworth Co. Sheriff: One dead, two in custody after officer-involved shooting

WALWORTH COUNTY -- A 21-year-old Milwaukee man died at the hospital after an officer-involved shooting in East Troy on Wednesday evening, February ...

Fall River School Board hires new principal | Regional news  Beaver Dam Daily Citizen

FALL RIVER – The Fall River School Board agreed on Wednesday evening to hire Kellie Manning as principal and curriculum director over all grades from ...

Defense: Teen never meant to kill Eric Hambrick  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Following the outcry over the sentence for Eric Hambrick's killer, the defense attorney shared a surveillance video that sheds light on the 2015 homicide.

Arizona football: Safety Hehr 'typifies everything you want'  Arizona Daily Star

Walk-on given scholarship to begin sophomore season.

DNR temporarily closing Mill Pond as search continues for fourth body after canoeing accident

TOWN OF EAST TROY -- Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are temporarily closing Mill Pond -- the Lake Beulah area of Sunday's ...

Where first-rounders rated out of high school

CFB 24/7 takes a look at how first-round picks from the last five NFL drafts were ranked as recruits coming out of high school.

“Critical blood shortage:” Red Cross issues emergency call for blood, platelet donations

MILWAUKEE -- The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood ...

Parades and patriotism: Area full of Memorial Day weekend events  Janesville Gazette

Many southern Wisconsin communities have planned events for Memorial Day weekend. Here is a list of known events by community. Yesteryears Days in ...

Suspected bank robber arrested in Lake Geneva Milwaukee

LAKE GENEVA -- Lake Geneva police arrest a 31-year-old man they believe robbed a Chase Bank branch in their city on Friday, February 10th. The suspect ...

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