Lake Geneva area

Hikers find body of man missing since October

Hikers find body of man missing since October

      Two teenage hikers found the body of a 70-year-old man on private property in a marsh area off County Highway H in the Town of Geneva at about 4:15 p.m. Sunday.       The body was identified as James Louis Demeuse, who was reported missing and endangered in the Town […]

 
 

Jury finds brothers guilty of assaulting boy

Jury finds brothers guilty of assaulting boy

Men acquitted on charges of showing boy porn, assaulting his sister By Vicky Wedig SLN staff After less than two hours of deliberating, a jury Wednesday found two Lake Geneva brothers guilty of sexually assaulting a boy they knew in Pell Lake five to seven years ago. Brady T. Schoonover, […]

 
 

Boy testifies to physical, sexual abuse by Lake Geneva brothers

Boy testifies to physical, sexual abuse by Lake Geneva brothers

By Vicky Wedig SLN staff A 16-year-old boy took the witness stand Monday and testified to physical, mental and sexual abuse at the hands of two brothers in Walworth County more than four years ago. The boy estimated the abuse occurred when he was 5 to 7 years old – […]

 
 

Program to focus on healthy alternatives to favorite foods

Program to focus on healthy alternatives to favorite foods

At the Lake Geneva Library at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 17, nutrition testing practitioner Claire Mathison, will present “Healthy Alternatives for Your Favorite Foods.” During the talk, Mathison will explore how food can be a healing medicine to get people back on track and symptom-less in 2018. Mathison will introduce alternatives […]

 
 

Town of Geneva man dies in head-on collision

A Town of Geneva man died Tuesday when the mini-van he was driving on Highway 12 in Genoa City collided head-on with a semi. Allen Bates, 37, of Geneva Township, died in the crash at about 7:25 a.m. Tuesday in the area of South Road at the Wisconsin and Illinois […]

 
 

Man to be tried in burglary of lake home

A final pretrial conference is scheduled for Oct. 25 for a Lake Geneva man charged with stealing more than $7,000 worth of items including two guns from a Lake Shore Drive home in 2015. Michael A. Jones, 21, was charged Dec. 7, 2016, in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary […]

 
 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s raises more than $135K

Walk to End Alzheimer’s raises more than $135K

The greater Walworth County community showed its support on Sept. 16 as more than 800 participants turned out to support the 11th Annual Walk To End Alzheimer’s at Library Park in Lake Geneva. The Walk, co-chaired by Andy Kerwin, owner of Geneva Crossing Senior Community, Sonja Akright, sales support executive […]

 
 

Armed robbery suspect caught

A 28-year-old Lake Geneva man was arrested in connection with the armed robbery at the Phillips 66 station Sept. 28. U.S. Marshals arrested Anthony Radencich at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Milwaukee and brought him to Lake Geneva for processing. He was later booked into and confined in the Walworth […]

 
 

Genoa City man dies in crash in Sugar Creek

An Illinois man and a Genoa City man died Friday in a two-truck crash in the Town of Sugar Creek. A Genoa City woman also was injured in the crash at about 5:10 p.m. on highways 12 and 67 north of County Road ES. Eufemio Jimenez Ferrel, 24, of Round […]

 
 

Police looking for armed robber

Police looking for armed robber

Lake Geneva police are looking for a man who robbed the Phillips 66 station on Williams Street in Lake Geneva last night. A man – described as white, 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10 inches tall and 160 to 170 pounds – entered the station at about 9:23 p.m. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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