Lake Geneva area

VISIT Lake Geneva hires former tourism secretary

VISIT Lake Geneva hires former tourism secretary

Stephanie Klett, Wisconsin’s Secretary of Tourism the past eight years, has been appointed president and chief executive officer of VISIT Lake Geneva. The organization, which represents more than 400 businesses throughout the Geneva Lake area, announced the appointment last week. Klett, who served in the state role under former Gov. […]

 
 

Extreme racing in Lake Geneva

Extreme racing in Lake Geneva

Snocross Championship returns to The Mountain Top Wrap up winter with an exciting send off at the Nielsen’s Grand Finale of the AMSOIL Snocross Championship series startign today at the Grand Geneva Resort and Spa in Lake Geneva. The resort will host top professional snowmobile racers as they compete for […]

 
 

The man with voices in his head up next

The man with voices in his head up next

Comedian to headline at Geneva Theater March 23 A master of impressions and sound effects is the next Bonkerz comedy show headliner at Geneva Theater appearing Saturday, March 23. Bob Jay is a stand-up comedian and voice-over artist who has made a name for himself imitating others: cartoon characters, movie […]

 
 

Farming program offered in area

UW-Extension is offering a program for local farmers planning and preparing for the future of their farm business in the context of current challenging economic conditions. “Your Farm Future: A blueprint to move your farm forward” will be held later this month in Burlington. The world of agriculture is always […]

 
 

Lake Geneva man charged in overdose death

By Vicky Wedig Correspondent A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 11 for a Lake Geneva man charged with homicide in the overdose death of a man in September. Andrew C. Hayes, 34, was charged Feb. 19 in Walworth County Circuit Court with first-degree reckless homicide as a party to […]

 
 

Lake Geneva church to have St. Patrick’s Day celebration

Lake Geneva church to have St. Patrick’s Day celebration

Holy Communion Episcopal Church, 320 Broad St., Lake Geneva, will host its seventh annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration and Dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 16. Holy Communion enjoys honoring the holiday with a traditional feast of corned beef and cabbage with all the trimmings, Irish soda bread and […]

 
 

Buzz at the bee

Buzz at the bee

Students from Star Center Elementary School, Eastview Elementary School and Lake Geneva Middle School participated in the district spelling bee Feb. 6. Left: Spelling bee winners included fourth-grader Liam Finley (from left), third place; sixth-grader Marques Henson, fourth place; eighth-grader Crete Slattery, first place; and fifth-grader Sophia Liontas, second place. […]

 
 

Men allegedly made meth in Lake Geneva

A Lake Geneva man pleaded not guilty during an arraignment Feb. 22 on charges of making meth. Joseph D. Gibson, 34, was charged Feb. 6 in Walworth County Circuit court with manufacturing or delivering methamphetamine and possession of waste from methamphetamine, both as a party to a crime. Tyler J. […]

 
 

Local students to participate in district Solo and Ensemble Festival

Students from area schools will participate in a Wisconsin School Music Association sanctioned District Solo and Ensemble Music Festival at Lake Geneva Middle School on Saturday, March 2. During the festival, which is free and open to the public, students will perform vocal and instrumental solos, duets, trios and small […]

 
 

It’s ‘My Life’

It’s ‘My Life’

Joelle Rohner and Hayley Estacion stop by the Help Desk, staffed by Badger senior Christian Johnston, during Badger High School’s “My Life” event. “My Life” assigns high school juniors life situations as they pass through different stations that include buying a car, groceries, childcare services, insurance and more to learn […]