Lake Geneva area

Work begins along Highway 120

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation was tentatively scheduled to begin work this week along Highway 120, between Highway 36 and the Como Creek Bridge in the Town of Lyons and Walworth County. The proposed improvements include: Resurfacing 1.33 miles of Highway 120 and deck overlay of Ore Creek Bridge; Geometric […]

 
 

Man charged with assaulting nieces still at large

An arrest warrant remains out for a man charged with sexually assaulting his nieces in the Village of Bloomfield in 2013. A warrant was issued Sept. 11, 2018, for the arrest of a man charged with 24 counts of sexual assault of his 10- and 14-year-old nieces. The man, 32, […]

 
 

Drive through the safari park

Wisconsin and Chicagoland’s original safari adventure is now the region’s first and only drive-through safari park. Safari Lake Geneva, which had formerly only allowed guests to tour the park on a guided wagon ride, made the decision to allow customers to drive their own vehicles on newly installed gravel roads. […]

 
 

Cork pull to benefit United Way

Lake Geneva Country Meats and the United Way of Walworth County are teaming up for a socially distant cork pull to benefit United Way. “Donate $20 to United Way of Walworth County, and you’ll get to select a cork from our socially distanced cork table,” a press release about the […]

 
 

Go Badgers!

Go Badgers!

High school honors graduating seniors A team of Badger High School administrators, teachers and staff members hit the road recently to honor the school’s Class of 2020 with yard signs delivered to their homes. “Our hearts go out to the class of 2020. This is not the way we wanted […]

 
 

Drive-in church services offered at Chapel on the Hill

Chapel on the Hill – A Community Church and The River of Life Church are co-hosting a drive-in worship service each Sunday at 10 a.m. on the Chapel on the Hill campus, N2440 Ara Glen Dr., Lake Geneva. When worshipers arrive on Sunday mornings, parking attendants will direct them to […]

 
 

Greenhouse finds new normal

Greenhouse finds new normal

Pesche’s adds precautions, keeps right on working By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Nick Pesche, owner of Pesche’s Greenhouse, Floral and Gifts, Lake Geneva, said his shop is operating as close to normal as possible during the coronavirus pandemic but did make a few necessary changes. “We’ve shortened our hours, put […]

 
 

Woman serves jail time for 2017 meth cook

She was burned in drug-related fire at motel A woman who pleaded guilty in a 2017 meth cook at a hotel in Lake Geneva received a stayed prison sentence with nine month in jail last year. Melissa E. Kuen, 39, was sentenced May 28 to stayed prison sentences of three […]

 
 

Effort aims to get milk to the hungry

Partnership seen as a way to bridge gap in distribution By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Weeks after some dairy farmers were asked to dump milk, citing a change in demand because of COVID-19, a joint effort among three agencies looks to rescue some of the milk produced by the state’s […]

 
 

Alzheimer’s Association offers free services

While the COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health of millions in this country and around the world, the novel coronavirus presents unique challenges for more than 5 million Americans, including 120,000 in Wisconsin, living with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. The Alzheimer’s Association, Wisconsin Chapter is offering free virtual (phone and webinar) […]