Lake Geneva area

Cool art

Cool art

      The highlight of Winterfest in Lake Geneva is the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship and among the teams were the Wisconsin No. 2 crew, comprised of Greg Moerner, Jim Malkowski and Dan Ingebrigtson, who designed and carved the sculpture “Life’s A Dance.” There were a variety of other activities […]

 
 

Memory Café to feature Valentine’s as topic

Memory Café, which continues to rotate through area libraries, will next be next on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at the Lake Geneva Public Library, 918 W Main St., Lake Geneva. There is currently free parking in Lake Geneva and the café will run from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The topic will […]

 
 

Award winning student

Award winning student

     Badger High School National Honor Society member Olivia Aguilar (center) receives an Achievement Plus Award from NHS advisor Laura Shotliff (right) and Kathy Vorpagel. Shotliff nominated member Aguilar for the award in part for a “commitment to doing her part, and more, in a manner that leads her fellow […]

 
 

GriefShare program helps those dealing with loss

Linn Church to host the program beginning Feb. 4 Are you grieving the loss of a loved one’s death? Whether the loss is recent, or happened some time ago, GriefShare is a free national program with local chapters, focused on an individual loss and healing. As a local chapter, Linn […]

 
 

Library to feature women’s right to vote exhibit

The Samuel Phoenix Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and the Lake Geneva Public Library are teaming up to bring a special exhibit to the Lake Geneva area. “We Stand on Their Shoulders: A History of Wisconsin Women and Voting” is a Wisconsin Historical Society traveling exhibit that […]

 
 

Man in relationship with 13-year-old found with porn

A status conference is scheduled for Feb. 13 for a Walworth County Jail inmate found with child pornography and images of himself having sex with an animal and holding a gun. Zachery J. Horsefall, 20, was charged Dec. 11 in Walworth County Circuit Court with three counts of possession of […]

 
 

This year’s Winterfest aims for winter wonderland status

This year’s Winterfest aims for winter wonderland status

There are plenty of winter events, winter adventures and winter carnivals in Wisconsin, but what makes a winter festival an honest to goodness winter wonderland? The answer comes from the organizers of this year’s Winterfest in Lake Geneva, where the national snow sculpting champions will be crowned, bonfires and s’mores […]

 
 

Habitat for Humanity seeks construction leadership

Habitat for Humanity in Walworth County is seeking construction leadership volunteers to join their Construction Committee. Habitat is specifically looking for a Construction Manager who will have the following responsibilities: Oversee the entire building process, including material procurement and coordination of sub-contractors; Create a construction schedule with the site supervisor […]

 
 

Five-alarm blaze displaces a dozen

Community steps up to help residents of Genoa City apartment building By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Investigators believe an errant cigarette butt caused a five-alarm blaze and displaced 12 people in the Village of Genoa City on Jan. 5. The fire, according to Genoa City Fire Chief Jeff Schalow, resulted […]

 
 

Counting the homeless

Counting the homeless

Point in Time Count to be conducted Jan. 22 and 23 A Point in Time Count is an unduplicated count of people experiencing homelessness during a designated one-night period that takes place across the nation. Wisconsin conducts this count twice per year; once in January and once in July. The […]