Lake Geneva area

Town of Linn PD using drone technology

Town of Linn PD using drone technology

Innovative patrol vehicles help ensure safety while social distancing The Town of Linn Police Department recently enlisted Adorama Business Solutions, a technology resource for corporate, educational, and government institutions, to help purchase and incorporate drone technology into its equipment arsenal as part of its mission to ensure public safety. A […]

 
 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 19

The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Walworth County residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Sept. 19. The walk continues, but instead of hosting a large gathering, the association is encouraging participants to walk as individuals or in […]

 
 

Helping out

Helping out

Trinity Church youth and some leaders recently helped out a family from from the church in Genoa City. The group moved and spread dirt, dismantled and hauled away a playhouse and carried out a cabinet and then listened to a presentation about bees from the homeowner. Anyone who knows someone […]

 
 

Emagine Geneva Lakes re-opens with new films

Emagine Entertainment is re-opening Emagine Geneva Lakes for in-theatre viewing featuring the release of two brand new movies, “Unhinged” on Aug. 21 and “The New Mutants” on Aug. 28. The new movies are the first movies to be released in theaters since COVID-19 forced the closure of theaters nationwide. In […]

 
 

Do you believe in magic?

Do you believe in magic?

Tristan Crist, Belfry are surviving amid coronavirus By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent How can you still provide family-friendly fun and entertainment indoors during a pandemic? Well, Tristan Crist Magic Theater in Lake Geneva is proving it’s not only possible, but also people can feel safe and still enjoy themselves. Rated the […]

 
 

Conservancy honored as land trust of the year

Geneva Lake Conservancy board members Kevin Brunner, Chris Todd and Mark Bromley visit Bromley Woods. The conservancy was recently named Land Trust of the Year by Gathering Waters: Wisconsin’s Alliance for Land Trusts.

Geneva Lake Conservancy was recently honored as the 2020 Land Trust of the Year for its outstanding conservation work by Gathering Waters: Wisconsin’s Alliance for Land Trusts. From its humble beginnings in 1977, as the Committee to Save Geneva Lake, the organization has grown to protect and manage environmentally significant land […]

 
 

Chicago man drowns in Geneva Lake

Chicago man drowns in Geneva Lake

A group accompanying a Chicago man watched helplessly as the man began to struggle, slipped below the surface of Geneva Lake and drowned Monday while swimming from a rented pontoon boat, according to an official with the Geneva Lake Law Enforcement Agency. The body of David R. Trehane, 40, was […]

 
 

More than just something sweet

More than just something sweet

Lake Geneva ice cream, candy shop also sells mask to the public By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent It features all of the hits you loved growing up – ice cream, candy bars, candy cigarettes, saltwater taffy. But Something Sweet in Lake Geneva isn’t your average one-stop sugar shop. In these unprecedented […]

 
 

The heat is on

The heat is on

Summer is in full swing on Geneva Lake with picturesque views and cool waters to battle the July heat. Temperatures soared late last week and over the weekend, bringing severe weather on Saturday. This weekend looks to be similar with the thermometer expected to climb into the 90s by Saturday […]

 
 

Habitat for Humanity begins build

Walworth County project leaders seeking volunteers Habitat for Humanity in Walworth County announced late last week that the many months of planning, design, soliciting bids, and negotiating are coming to fruition. Despite the coronavirus, critical contractors have been stepping forth and moving dirt on the site, which is in Bloomfield. […]