Lake Geneva area

Candyland Daddy Daughter Dance was a sweet time

Ninth time's a charm for Jeff Wolf and his daughter Autumn. Jeff has attended all nine of the dances with Autumn or his older daughter.

By Karen Bullock Correspondent Brookwood Parent Teacher Organization held the ninth annual Daddy Daughter Dance on last Friday. Jen Wydra chaired the committee with the help of Carrie Nowicke, Jamie Popenhagen, Ashley Metcalf and Telena Behrns. The group came up with the theme of Candyland for the dance. When the […]

 
 

Lake Geneva man dies in Highway 11 crash

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A Lake Geneva man was killed Tuesday when the truck he was driving collided with a semi on Highway 11 in the Town of Darien. Carlos R Cantu, 44, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened about 50 feet east of Old Highway 89 at about […]

 
 

New handbook brings new changes to Badger High School

By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT On Feb. 11 the Badger High School Board took a step that others school boards have delayed: the Board voted to put into place an employee handbook that involved little input from the teaching staff. The new handbook contains significant changes to the educators’ terms of […]

 
 

First Lady Tonette Walker presents hero award

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	First Lady Tonette Walker visited Lake Geneva on Friday to present one of Walworth County's most active fundraisers, Kevin Paluch, with the Wisconsin Heroes Award. The First Lady presents an award every month all over Wisconsin to winners that have been nominated for the award.

By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT First Lady Tonette Walker visited Lake Geneva on Friday to present one of Walworth County’s most active fundraisers, Kevin Paluch, with the Wisconsin Heroes Award. Paluch is the Chief Operating Officer of Geneva National Golf Club and the founder of the Geneva National Foundation. Through the […]

 
 

Milwaukee men allegedly sexual assaulted girls, 13

Milwaukee men allegedly sexual assaulted girls, 13

Two 13-year-old girls were allegedly sexually assaulted by two Milwaukee men they befriended on a social networking website. The assault occurred after the suspects – Daniel Tencle Frias, 17, and Oscar Mendoza Tencle, 18 – formed a relationship with the girls on Facebook, said Lake Geneva Police Chief Michael S. […]

 
 

Winterfest in Lake Geneva draws crowds despite cold temperatures

PHOTO BY Jenny Klopfer 
Above is an aerial view of the snow sculptures in front of the Riviera during Lake Geneva’s annual Winterfest last week.

  By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT The weather this year was perfect for sculpting according to the participants at Lake Geneva’s Winterfest. The week started with a couple of warm days, but fell away to dropping temperatures and flurries of snow. The near zero temperatures were not a deterrent to the […]

 
 

Pesche’s loses perennial greenhouse in early morning fire

PHOTO BY Jenny Klopfer

The store will be closed indefinitely until further notice By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN STAFF The owners of Pesche’s Greenhouse, W4080 Highway 50 W, Lake Geneva, lost their main greenhouse in a fire early Sunday morning. Lake Geneva Fire Chief Brent Connelly said the department received the call at 2:35 a.m. […]

 
 

A special kind of thrift

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	Above: Supporter, donor and shopper Joann Es-posito (left), of Chicago, has been coming to the 9 Lives Boutique since 2007. Volunteer Jan Hughes greets another frequent visitor to the shop, Esposito’s dog Shorty, a 6-year-old Dachshund, who is known as a “regular.” Right: Gwen Swanson, Lake Geneva, prices new items for the shop floor on her first day as a boutique volunteer.

Animal shelter’s resale shop goes to an all-volunteer staff “These are people (boutique volunteers) that get what we are trying to do in this community. They understand that we are trying to save as many homeless animals as possible in our community and that we are doing whatever we can […]

 
 

Hunter shot wolf illegally in Walworth County

Animal had strayed from north before it was killed By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT State wildlife officials have determined a hunter illegally shot a wolf in Spring Prairie Township during the deer gun hunting season in November. The hunter, whose name was not released, received a citation. According to Game Warden […]

 
 

Teens hurt in New Year’s Day crash

Car left road and hit tree By Ed Nadolski EDITOR IN CHIEF Two teenagers from the Burlington area suffered serious injuries when the car they were in left the road and crashed into a tree in Town of Lyons shortly before 8 a.m. New Year’s Day. The driver of the […]