Lake Geneva area

Travel Club to meet

The Senior Travel Club of Walworth County’s next meeting will feature Alan Buckholtz, vice president of the Friends of the Phoenix Park Band Shell. Organizers also noted the date change for this month. The meeting will take place Friday, July 12, at Como Community Church, W3901 Palmer Rd. in Lake […]

 
 

Local author pens compelling, humorous novel about Vietnam

Local author pens compelling, humorous novel about Vietnam

By Dennis West Staff Writer Author Bruce D. Johnson grew up in Chicago. Like many a young man who graduated from school in the late 1960s, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and sent to Vietnam. It is on this experience that he based his novel, “10¢…and a Silver […]

 
 

Women’s luncheon scheduled

Lake Geneva Christian Women’s Connection will have a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at The Ridge, W4240 Highway 50, Lake Geneva. The event will feature live and silent auction of art, baked goods, gift baskets and collectibles. The guest speaker will be Brenda Yoder, author, […]

 
 

Now you see it, now you don’t

Now you see it, now you don’t

Area illusionist appearing (and disappearing) in new location this summer Magician and Illusionist Tristan Crist moved to Lake Geneva in late 2015 and opened the Tristan Crist Magic Theatre in a small downtown commercial storefront. The concept was to create an intimate venue designed to present large illusions up-close and […]

 
 

Arts Foundation to host mosaic demo

Mosaic artist Nancy Wolff will be featured at the Geneva Lake Arts Foundation’s monthly demonstration at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Gallery 223, 223 Broad St, Lake Geneva. The program is open to the public free of charge. Wolff said she believes in mosaics as a true art form. […]

 
 

Calvary Community Church to host patriotic celebration

Calvary Community Church, Williams Bay, will present its annual patriotic celebration, “A Prayer for Our Nation, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 29, and 4 p.m. Sunday, June 30. The free event will feature prayer, song and reading by the church choir and band. Those who have served in the U.S. […]

 
 

Sounds of summer

Sounds of summer

      The Amazing Farmboys perform at Flat Iron Park in downtown Lake Geneva last week as part of the 2019 Concerts in the Park series. Band members are: Chris Buttleman, bass and volcals; Dan Blitz, acoustic guitar and vocals, Fred Krubel, electric guitar and banjo; Shawn Drake, fiddle; and Dean […]

 
 

Man charged with taking money for project

An initial appearance is scheduled for June 17 for an Illinois man charged with taking money from a Bloomfield contractor for materials but failing to provide the supplies. John M. Krisky Jr., 49, of Spring Grove, Illinois, was charged May 23 in Walworth County Circuit Court with theft in a […]

 
 

They did it

They did it

After the presentation of the Class of 2019 on the football field at Badger High School, classmates and friends Cole Goff (front), Eric Castro (back from left), Kale Rodgers and Christian Schulz are among those celebrating. Iris Bloede and Lake McGreevy served as class speakers while others who took the […]

 
 

Area nonprofits receive Alliant Energy grants

Nine area nonprofit organizations have been awarded community grants totaling more than $36,000 from the Alliant Energy Foundation. “We’re looking for creative solutions that support our customers and communities,” said Julie Bauer, executive director of the Alliant Energy Foundation. “Our nonprofit partners are constantly working to make life better. Community […]