Lake Geneva area

UPDATE: Bodies found in suitcases were female

A Walworth County Sheriff's deputy blocks traffic to North Como Road at Highway H in the Town of Geneva early Thursday evening as investigators search for clues near the discovery of two bodies in suitcases. (Photo by Heather Ruenz)

Bodies were likely dumped in field, according to police chief Autopsies conducted on two bodies found Thursday in the Town of Geneva determined both are female. One female has been determined to be an adult, and the other appears to be an adult, but further verification is required, according to […]


Election results in no upsets, one six-vote win

By Vicky Wedig Editor Tuesday’s election resulted in no upsets but the election of newcomer to an open seat on the Lake Geneva Common Council by six votes. In two contested school board races, incumbents retained their seats. Vote totals, according to unofficial results Tuesday, are:  Badger UHS Board       […]


Chicago trumpeter performs with Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra presented its second concert of the 2013-14 “Horizons” season at Elkhorn Area High School on Feb. 15. The LGSO is dedicated to involving people of diverse ages, talents and backgrounds in performing and enjoying great music. The orchestra has performed regularly […]


Illinois man charged with selling cocaine

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Feb. 14 for an Illinois man charged with selling cocaine in Lake Geneva. Kevin M. Cooper, 42, of South Elgin, Ill., was charged Feb. 6 in two separate felony cases in Walworth County Circuit Court with four counts of delivering cocaine, possession with intent […]


Alleged heroin sellers appear in court

By Vicky Wedig Editor Four of the eight people charged in connection with a heroin-selling ring in Delavan and Lake Geneva appeared in court last week and early this week. Two of the other four are scheduled to make appearances this week. Police expect to make additional arrests as the […]


Lake Geneva student to compete in design project at home show

A Lake Geneva woman is among six Gateway Technical College interior design students who will “bring the outside in” through a nature-inspired dining room design at the 52nd annual Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Show’s Interior Design Contest Feb. 13 to 16 at State Fair Park in West Allis. Danielle Wales, of […]


Authorities crack down on heroin sales in Lake Geneva

Walworth County authorities working in conjunction with federal Drug Enforcement Administration officials cracked down on the sale of heroin this week, arresting five people for distributing the drug in the Lake Geneva and Delavan areas. Using undercover agents, authorities purchased drugs from the accused before making the arrests, according to […]


Race contested in city’s Third District

By Vicky Wedig Editor The City of Lake Geneva will have one contested race for its Common Council in April. Alderman Bill Mott filed a notice of non-candidacy for his Third District aldermanic seat. Bob Kordus and Richard E. Peterson have filed papers to run for that seat. First District […]


Badger students qualify for state DECA conference

Badger students qualify for state DECA conference

Forty-nine Badger High School marketing students participated in the Southeastern Wisconsin DECA Career Development Conference at Kettle Moraine High School on Jan. 11. At the conference, students competed either as individuals or in a team event with a partner. They had to choose an occupation category in which to compete […]


UW band to perform at D-DHS

The University of Wisconsin Varsity Band will return to Delavan-Darien High School for a performance at 1 p.m. March 2. The “sweater band,” directed by Michael Leckrone, will perform in the school’s east gym. The band made its first public performance at D-DHS in January 2013. Tickets for the event […]