Lake Geneva area

Comedy and music combine for a night of laughs at the Geneva Theater

Comedy and music combine for a night of laughs at the Geneva Theater

The live comedy at Geneva Theater this month will take a musical turn with a headliner known as The Human Jukebox. An HBO comedy veteran and part of the national Bonkerz Comedy Tour, Gerry “The Human Jukebox” Grossman performs on the historic stage of the Geneva Theater at 8 p.m. […]

 
 

Home sales solid, prices rising

November sales kept pace with prior year despite inventory crunch The Wisconsin Realtors Association’s latest market analysis shows that the shortage of single-family homes for sale in Wisconsin continued to put upward pressure on prices in November. But the number of homes sold was nearly identical with solid sales in […]

 
 

Sex offender charged with having child porn

A Lake Geneva man was scheduled to be arraigned Jan. 2 on 14 counts of possession of child pornography. Anthony M. Schmidt, 29, was charged Dec. 13 in Walworth County Circuit Court with 14 counts of possession of child pornography and violating the Sex Offender Registry. According to the criminal […]

 
 

Just a slight delay

Just a slight delay

Lake Geneva’s ice castle set to open in January By Sandra Landen Machaj Correspondent This winter there will be a new mansion along the shores of Geneva Lake. But this mansion is actually a castle and is unlike any other that has been built on the lakeshore. The structure is […]

 
 

City conducting community Riviera building stakeholder survey

The City of Lake Geneva is conducting both a paper and online survey to gather community input on what residents would like to see done with the Riviera building. This is an early step in the Riviera renovation project and the city is working with consulting experts from MSI General […]

 
 

Going above and beyond

Going above and beyond

      Lake Geneva area students recently honored for excellence included: Dylan Boyle (front from left), Landon Nottestad, Genevieve Wilson, Lexi Gustafson, Rose Peters, Raven Waller, Nicholas Smudde, Danikka Wise, (second row) Zoe Sheeks, Abby Tieman, Ava Weber, Bella Hayes, Megan Moore, Finn Hillier, Gage Nicholson, Jacob Gonzalez-Lozano, (third row) Hunter […]

 
 

Blood drives to take place in county

In an effort to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season – a time when blood and platelet donations often decline – the American Red Cross will have the following drives in Walworth County before the end of the year. The following area blood drives […]

 
 

Mars Resort hosting annual fundraiser

Mars Resort has been hosting an annual fundraiser for Lakeland School for more than 25 years. The resort – on the south side of Lake Como – is having its annual winter fundraising event to support Lakeland School again this year. It began earlier this month and runs through New […]

 
 

Audiology clinic receives dementia-friendly designation

AuD Hearing, 875 Townline Road, Lake Geneva, received the Purple Angel award designating the medical group as a dementia-friendly facility. Doctor of audiology Monara Ledtke and her staff participated in free training provided by the Dementia Friendly Community Initiative of Walworth County. Bernadette Russow, of the Dementia Friendly Community Initiative, […]

 
 

Special delivery

Special delivery

      Badger High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America baked and delivered more than 400 rolls to the Walworth County Food Pantry in time for Thanksgiving. The flour was donated by King Arthur Flour through their Bake for Good program. Helping with the delivery are (from left) FCCLA […]