Lake Geneva area

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. […]

 
 

Former Badger student takes plea deal for showing images of sex with girl

Former Badger student takes plea deal for showing images of sex with girl

Felony charge dropped, man gets probation on misdemeanor offenses By Vicky Wedig Editor A former Badger High School student took the same plea deal Tuesday as his co-actor in circulating images of a sexual encounter with a classmate last year. Blake A. Dodd, 18, of Lake Geneva, was sentenced Tuesday […]

 
 

Genoa City teen gets stayed jail sentence for distributing images of sexual encounter

A Genoa City teenager received a stayed sentence of nine months in jail for his role in a sexual encounter with a schoolmate and circulating images of the tryst. Tias L. Larson, 18, was sentenced Aug. 4 to nine months in jail with work-release privileges on each of three counts […]

 
 

Badger to get new turf fields

Badger to get new turf fields

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Badger High School is in the process of replacing its soccer, varsity baseball and varsity softball fields with artificial turf fields. The soccer field is being replaced now and the baseball and softball infields will be completed later in August. Athletic Director Jim Kluge said […]

 
 

Fundraiser at Champs to benefit White River Park

From 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24, the Friends of the White River County Park will have a pig roast fundraiser at Champs Bar and Grill in Lake Geneva for a pig roast fundraiser. Hikers, nature lovers and people who love historical places and the outdoors will gather to raise […]

 
 

Teen pleads guilty

  Lesser charges in videotaping sex case could lead to jail time, fines A felony charge against a Genoa City teenager for his role in circulating images of a sexual encounter with a Badger High School classmate was dismissed. Instead, Tias L. Larson, now 18, pleaded guilty July 7 to […]

 
 
 
 
 

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