Lake Geneva area

Welcome!

Welcome!

      Badger High School mascot Bucky and upper class student mentors greet incoming freshmen on the first day of school, Sept. 3. During lunch, freshmen played games in the gym this year because of rain. See more photos in the Times/Report. (Mike Hoey photo)

 
 

Tour Lake Geneva’s Maple Park Historic District

Maple Park Historic District Sunset Tour in Lake Geneva is set for Saturday, Sept. 14. The tours begin at 5 p.m., stepping off from the Steppingstone, 817 Wisconsin St. A little more t han 20 years ago, the residents of the Maple Park neighborhood, led by local resident Mary Tanner, […]

 
 

New at school

New at school

Lake Geneva Schools welcomes these new teachers to the district: (from left) McKenna Gruling, early childhood and special education at Star Center and Central-Denison; Taylor Girard, occupational therapist at Star Center; Marsha Farmer, first grade at Star Center; Lisa Stanton, 4-year-old kindergarten at Star Center and Central-Denison; Trischia Burdt, special […]

 
 

Safety Town sees increase in attendance

Safety Town sees increase in attendance

Eighty young children attended Geneva Lake Women’s Association 2019 Safety Town event earlier this summer, held at Lake Geneva Middle School. That marks a 50 percent increase in participation over last year’s event. Safety Town is an early childhood safety education program designed for children who are at least 5 […]

 
 

Woman charged in crash that injured motorcyclist

An initial appearance was adjourned until Aug. 23 for a Lake Geneva woman charged with injuring a motorcyclist while driving drunk in the Town of Bloomfield. Angelica R. Garcia, 29, was charged Aug. 15 in Walworth County Circuit Court with injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle causing great bodily […]

 
 

Artists of the month at the library announced

Artists of the month at the library announced

The Lake Geneva Public Library and Geneva Lake Arts Foundation announced a special exhibit of seven area artists. The work of Dorae Bowen, Nicholette “Nikki” Marsicano, Sarah McConnell, Star Norini, Pam Ring, Eileen Streu, and Gary R. Wigman will be on display at the library during August. Dorae Bowen is […]

 
 

Eastview Elementary welcomes new principal

Eastview Elementary welcomes new principal

Erin Zigler has been named Eastview Elementary School Principal by the Lake Geneva Joint 1 Board of Education. Zigler has twenty-one years of experience in education with the last six serving in the role as principal at Randall School in Twin Lakes. She replaces Tami Martin who resigned. “I have […]

 
 

Breastfeeding Resource Fair a free event

Featuring an expert panel, educational materials, gift bags and raffles In an effort to help new and expecting parents learn more about caring for and feeding their baby, the Walworth County Breastfeeding Coalition will host an upcoming event. The 3rd Annual Breastfeeding Resource Fair will be 1 to 3 p.m., […]

 
 

57th annual Venetian Festival up and running

The Lake Geneva Jaycees held their first Venetian Festival in 1962. This year’ s five-day festival, 57 years later, began Wednesday and goes through Sunday, Aug. 18. It features activities at Flat Iron, Library, and Seminary parks in downtown Lake Geneva. The festival is a five-day event that features family […]

 
 

Badger teacher receives Spirit of Advising Award

Badger teacher receives Spirit of Advising Award

Deanna Giovingo, a family and consumer sciences teacher at Badger High School, was recognized as a Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Master Adviser at the organization’s recent National Leadership Conference. Giovingo was among 42 fellow 2019 Master Adviser recipients awarded nationwide at the conference that had more than […]