Lake Geneva area

Cars fall through ice on Geneva Lake

Cars fall through ice on Geneva Lake

On Saturday afternoon, more than 20 cars fell through the thin ice on Geneva Lake, as tourists tried to enjoy the annual Winterfest celebration. Check for more information in this week’s Lake Geneva Times and other Walworth County Southern Lakes Newspapers publications. (Photo courtesy Jacob Stout, Twitter)

 
 

FCCLA students promote seat belt awareness

FCCLA students promote seat belt awareness

Feb. 8 to 12 is Family Career and Community Leaders of America week, and the Badger chapter has been busy with its Snack Smarter in Schools campaign by providing students with healthy snacks during exams. On Jan. 26, Family Career and Community Leaders of America brought Ollie the Otter and […]

 
 

Infant tossed from roof in Lake Geneva fire rescue

Infant tossed from roof in Lake Geneva fire rescue

 Seven escape multi-unit residence on Elm Street A multi-unit residence on Elm Street in Lake Geneva was destroyed Tuesday in a fire. Lake Geneva Police officers were called to the 1100 block of Elm Street at about 11:41 a.m. on Tuesday for a report of a structure fire. Lake Geneva […]

 
 

Officers who shot Town of Geneva man identified

Officers who shot Town of Geneva man identified

Two 12-year veterans of the Town of Geneva Police Department shot and killed a man Jan. 8 after the 26-year-old allegedly charged at them with a knife. Officers Eric Anderson, 41, and Jason Sweeney, 39, fired at Eric C. Olsen, 26, at about 5:10 p.m. Jan. 8 at Olsen’s home […]

 
 

Badger wrestlers take second in Verona

Badger wrestlers take second in Verona

Boys basketball secures two wins By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Badger High School wrestling team took second at the Verona Duals on Saturday to Oconomowoc, the only team to beat the Badgers at the event. Badger faced Oconomowoc in its first match of the day and lost 32-29. Getting […]

 
 

Perennial farm co-owner to talk about native plants

Roy Diblik, co-owner of Northwind Perennial Farm, will present a PowerPoint program, “Native Plants and Pollinators of the Midwest Perennial Garden,” at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Lake Geneva Public Library. The program will feature perennials, butterflies, moths and bees common to the Lake Geneva Public Library perennial prairie-style […]

 
 

Badger ag teacher selected for educator award

Badger ag teacher selected for educator award

Candice Franks, agricultural educator at Badger High School in Lake Geneva, is one of six individuals nationwide who received the Agriscience Teacher of the Year Award, given at the National Association of Agricultural Educators annual convention in New Orleans on Nov. 19. The National Agriscience Teacher of the Year award […]

 
 

Woman charged in crash that killed passenger

Woman charged in crash that killed passenger

A Genoa City woman appeared in court Tuesday on a homicide charge in connection with a May drunken driving accident that killed a passenger in the car she was driving. Deidra M. Dawley, 35, pleaded not guilty Oct. 1 to homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and homicide by […]

 
 

Wild Wild West

Wild Wild West

      Badger High School’s cast of “Wild Pecos Bill and Tales of the West” is composed of (front to back, from left) Piper Radtke, Briana Pankonin, Mercedes Sharkus, Jackson Bruns, Nathan Hancock, Sofijia Djurjulov, Kelly Gerlitz, Kori Maclay, Hope Oberg, Kelly Locander, stage managers Lilliann Weintz and Ashley […]

 
 

Walker unveils Dementia Friendly Toolkit in Lake Geneva

Walker unveils Dementia Friendly Toolkit in Lake Geneva

Initiative helps employers accommodate workers who care for family members On Oct. 23, Gov. Scott Walker and Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades visited the Primex family of companies in Lake Geneva to unveil the latest initiative in the Dementia-Capable Wisconsin program. The Dementia-Friendly Employers Tool Kit is designed […]