Lake Geneva area

Stage provides portal to war experiences

Stage provides portal to war experiences

Veterans act through trauma with Feast of Crispian By Vicky Wedig SLN staff       A Milwaukee theater group was a saving grace for area veteran Raymond Hubbard as he underwent treatment for opiate addiction after getting hooked on painkillers when he was injured in Iraq.       “They saved my life,” […]

 
 

Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge offers tour

A portion of the Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge, N541 County Highway H, Genoa City, will open to the public, and a hike will be offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 11. The tour will be off the 86-acre Genoa City Tract, northeast of Genoa City on Highway H. […]

 
 

Welcome back

Welcome back

Badger teachers, staff and student mentors welcome freshmen to school on Sept. 4 for Badger High School’s first day of the 2018-19 school year. (Michael Hoey photo)

 
 

Child safety seat instructors host event in Lake Geneva

Child safety seat instructors host event in Lake Geneva

By Bridget Bartal SLN staff Certified child passenger safety technicians from all over Wisconsin recently hosted a child car seat check-up event at the Lake Geneva Fire Department, 730 Marshall St. The Aug. 21 event group was made up of 10 certified instructors and 36 volunteer technicians. “This week there […]

 
 

Man to be tried in two cases of porn, showing genitals

Pretrial conferences are scheduled for December and January for a Lake Geneva man charged with pornography and exposing his genitals to a child in two different cases. Carlin C. Pillman, 34, was charged in 2014 with three counts of possession of child pornography. He was charged in December in a […]

 
 

Sentencing again delayed for woman charged in meth cook at hotel

By Vicky Wedig SLN staff A sentencing hearing was again delayed for a Lake Geneva woman who was burned while allegedly cooking methamphetamine. Melissa E. Kuen, 37, appeared in court April 27 to be sentenced on a conviction of manufacturing or delivering methamphetamine. The sentencing was delayed until June 29 […]

 
 

On stage at Venetian Fest

On stage at Venetian Fest

     Kayla Seaver (from left), Celeste Kaczmarek, Emma Close, Jon O’Brien and Maeve Kelly, of the Lake Geneva House of Music, provide entertainment on the main stage during Venetian Fest Aug. 19. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

Grand opening set for new theater at former Showboat site

Emagine Entertainment Inc., of Troy, Mich., will officially open Emagine Geneva Lakes, its first Wisconsin location, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 6 p.m. Aug. 28. The ribbon-cutting will be followed by a grand opening charity event that will benefit Lakeland Animal Shelter, Kisses From Keegan and Friends and The Rising […]

 
 

Cedar Dale Pet Resort adds amenities for pets and their owners

Cedar Dale Pet Resort adds amenities for pets and their owners

By Bridget Bartal Staff Writer The 37-year-old Cedar Dale Pet Resort in Genoa City has undergone renovations with the goal of providing the utmost care for pets. The renovations include a $100,000 renovation of the grooming room, remodeling of the front desk area and kitchen, two new chain-link fenced yards, […]

 
 

Construction worker falls 30 feet

A construction worker fell 30 feet while building a church on Bloomfield Road on Aug. 9. At about 1:30 p.m., a worker installing concrete spans at the church east of Highway 120 in Lake Geneva fell. Rescue personnel cared for the patient at the scene and then transported him to […]