Lake Geneva area

White River Recreational Trail extension planned

White River Recreational Trail extension planned

Officials say project will be boon for entire area A proposed $500,000 investment by Racine County would, if approved, provide the push needed to extend the White River Recreational Trail 11 miles to the east and further spur the development of a regional trail network dubbed the Route of the […]

 
 

Asperger’s support group to meet

The Southeastern Wisconsin Asperger’s Support Group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at the Tri-Wellness Center at W2888 Krueger Road, Suite 6A, Lake Geneva. The special guest speaker will be Dr. Emma Hervat from Excel Family Chiropractic and Wellness, Lake Geneva. Hervat will speak on the […]

 
 

Keefe Kares to host ‘Magic of Giving’

The Keefe Kares Foundation, the charitable arm of Keefe Real Estate, has announced the annual Keefe Kares Celebration will be a live-stream telethon-style event this year. The 6th annual celebration is set for Friday, Nov. 6, and will be broadcast from the stage of Tristan Crist’s Magic Theatre in Lake […]

 
 

Cloverbuds at Home program offered

Walworth County 4-H recently announced its new Cloverbuds at Home program. The program is designed for any county youth, kindergarten through second grade, and provides an opportunity for kids to learn more about 4-H while having fun and exploring different areas of interest. When registering for Cloverbuds at Home, parents […]

 
 

Fall into fall with fun, family activities

Fall into fall with fun, family activities

Corn maze, haunted hayrides among area’s offerings Pearce’s Farm Stand in Walworth is, once again, offering its corn maze for kids of all ages to enjoy this autumn. Admission to the corn maze is $8 for adults and $6 for kids age 5 to 12. The 12-acre maze is open […]

 
 

Specialty stores work to make shoppers comfortable

Specialty stores work to make shoppers comfortable

By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer With the coronavirus pandemic still raging through the country and cases rising rapidly in the Midwest, area shops are finding new ways to attract customers and keep them safe. Karin Bennette, owner of Cornerstone Shop and Gallery in Lake Geneva, said the biggest advantage she […]

 
 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s projected to raise more than $90,000

Walk to End Alzheimer’s projected to raise more than $90,000

Hundreds of walkers from across the area participated in this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Walworth County. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, participants walked as individuals and small groups on sidewalks, tracks and trails across Walworth County Sept. 19 to ensure the health and safety for all involved in […]

 
 

County looks to close Highway B project

Remaining funds to be transferred to Capital Projects account By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At its Sept. 17 meeting, the Walworth County Finance Committee voted in favor of recommending the approval of a resolution authorizing the closure of Highway Project CTH B and transferring the remaining budgeted funds to the Road […]

 
 

Parade for the President

Parade for the President

The Republican Party of Walworth County organized a Trump Boat Parade on Geneva Lake that took place Sept. 6. It began with participants meeting near The Abbey Harbor and Fontana Beach mid afternoon and traveling around the lake. In addition to many boats displaying Trump 2020 and other flags people […]

 
 

Habitat home build moving along

Habitat home build moving along

Volunteers key to ongoing progress of Bloomfield home By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer With everything that has been going on in the world the past several months, the leaders behind a project taking place in Walworth County said they’re excited to be able to shed some light on the progress. […]