BELOIT — There was a large turnout on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 13,
2014, at the Beloit Strong: Strengthening Our Community free concert
and community event in Summit Park after two recent deadly shootings.
The event was geared at helping strengthen community ties in the face
of a recent outbreak of violence. It featured a free concert by Eddie
James, food and drinks, activities for kids and opportunities to meet
local law enforcement and a host of engaging speakers who addressed
issues facing the community.
In our power-up-and-go society, road names have become just a nugget of information we plug into the GPS, part of the equation that leads to a destination.
But when it comes to those names, maybe we should stop and savor the journey.
Roads and their names have a history thatís older than the automobile or even the horse-drawn carriages that preceded them. Thatís no exception in Walworth County.
A lot of the roads here started out as Indian trails,î said Larry Price, operations director for the Walworth County Public Works Department. They were basic lines or routes that they followed.
NEWVILLE -- The Anchor Inn in Newville may be down, but it’s not out after a devastating fire early Monday. Owners John and Dawn Kinnet told the Gazette that the popular landmark, located along the Rock River just south of Lake Koshkonong, would be rebuilt and reopen.
Waterford Hot Air Balloonfest last weekend July 18-24. The Festival had many Hot Air Balloons including a nite time "glow" in-which the balloons were lit up to illuminate the night sky.
Dozen of fans watched the Eagle Diamonds defeat the Milwaukee Grays in vintage base ball on July 12th at Old World Wisconsin.