Lake Geneva area

Mars Resort hosting annual fundraiser

Mars Resort has been hosting an annual fundraiser for Lakeland School for more than 25 years. The resort – on the south side of Lake Como – is having its annual winter fundraising event to support Lakeland School again this year. It began earlier this month and runs through New […]

 
 

Audiology clinic receives dementia-friendly designation

AuD Hearing, 875 Townline Road, Lake Geneva, received the Purple Angel award designating the medical group as a dementia-friendly facility. Doctor of audiology Monara Ledtke and her staff participated in free training provided by the Dementia Friendly Community Initiative of Walworth County. Bernadette Russow, of the Dementia Friendly Community Initiative, […]

 
 

Special delivery

Special delivery

      Badger High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America baked and delivered more than 400 rolls to the Walworth County Food Pantry in time for Thanksgiving. The flour was donated by King Arthur Flour through their Bake for Good program. Helping with the delivery are (from left) FCCLA […]

 
 

Village of Bloomfield receives loan

The Board of Commissioners of Public Lands approved a State Trust Fund Loan totaling $600,000 to the Village of Bloomfield to finance shortfalls in the 2018 budget. The board approved loans totaling $3.9 million. They include: Village of Bloomfield, Walworth County – Finance 2018 budget shortfall, $600,000; Town of Freedom, […]

 
 

Patriotic program

Patriotic program

Kalen Kramp performs during the Veterans Day program at Lake Geneva Middle School, which featured patriotic music by the seventh- and eighth-grade orchestras and bands directed by Lauren Klement and Amanda Krause. (Submitted photo)

 
 

Lake Geneva FD receives Purple Angel designation

Lake Geneva FD receives Purple Angel designation

The Lake Geneva Fire Department was awarded the Purple Angel designation that signifies a dementia-friendly organization. Members of the fire department and emergency medical technicians participated in the first responders training provided by Bonnie Beam-Stratz of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Dementia Friendly Community Initiative-Walworth County. The award was presented […]

 
 

Badger High School to present ‘Mamma Mia!’

Badger High School to present ‘Mamma Mia!’

Badger High School performing arts will present the newly released for high school Broadway hit “Mamma Mia!” at 7 p.m. Nov. 8, 9 and 10. “Mamma Mia!” the ninth longest running Broadway show, is a comedic crowd pleaser featuring hits by the popular 1970s rock group ABBA. Set against a […]

 
 

Man charged with beating girlfriend

A status conference was scheduled for Nov. 2 for a man suspected of beating his girlfriend causing bleeding on her brain and broken ribs. Jacob R. Upton, 25, Lake Geneva, pleaded not guilty Oct. 22 to aggravated battery with domestic abuse assessments as a repeater and a domestic abuse repeater. […]

 
 

Lake Geneva schools to host community Veterans Day programs

Lake Geneva Middle School is inviting the community to attend its annual Veteran’s Day celebration on at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 12 in the middle school gym. The program will feature patriotic music performed by the school’s seventh- and eighth-grade orchestras and bands directed by Lauren Klement and Amanda Krause. The […]

 
 

Symphony Orchestra performs family concert

Symphony Orchestra performs family concert

By Tom Ganser Correspondent On Oct. 6, the audience for the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra’s family concert at Lake Geneva Middle School that included children was treated to a performance of four musical selections and an adventure in learning about music led by LGSO music director David Anderson. Lake Geneva […]