Lake Geneva area

Organist to perform concert to raise funds for organ repair

Organist to perform concert to raise funds for organ repair

Holy Communion Episcopal Church, 320 Broad St., Lake Geneva, will host an event to raise funds to restore its 1883 pipe organ. At 6 p.m. July 24, organist Will Schlueter, will perform on the 1883 Hook & Hastings organ at the church. Schlueter is a 2018 graduate of Wheaton College […]

 
 

Christian Women’s Connection to host dinner, program

The Lake Geneva Christian Women’s Connection will have a guest night dinner and program from 6 to 8 p.m. July 11 at The Red Geranium Restaurant, 393 N. Edwards Boulevard, Lake Geneva. Wayne Rolfs, Professional Golfers Association golf pro, will present “Humor and Hope in Golf and Life” and talk […]

 
 

Lake Geneva Library goes fine free

Lake Geneva Public Library is officially the first fine-free library in Walworth County. At its June meeting, the Lake Geneva Public Library Board approved a one year fine-free policy on adult materials, in addition to the fine-free youth material collection, with a final recommendation back to the board in June […]

 
 

Gold medal winners

Gold medal winners

Badger High School students who won gold medals at the Wisconsin High School State Forensic Association meet are (back, from left) Sam Hill in solo serious, Sara Pison in prose and Karen Castro in public address; and (front, from left) Austyn Hisaw in impromptu, Mel Soto in oratory, Bella Peetz […]

 
 

Man allegedly stabbed men outside tavern

An initial appearance was scheduled to resume June 25 for a Pell Lake man charged with stabbing two men out-side a Village of Bloomfield bar. San Daniel Courtney, 22, was charged June 21 in Walworth County Circuit Court with two counts each of second-degree recklessly endangering safety with aggravated battery, […]

 
 

Come grow

Come grow

      Eastview students Julian Lopes (from left), Aitza Higgin, Eliza Carter, Maddie Reed, Cera Claybourn and Emma Derrick take part in Come Grow with Us. New this year Eastview started an afterschool Garden Club lead by two teachers. Master Gardener George Mroch donated supplies, seeds and his time to the […]

 
 

Author to present story about dog lost in Yellowstone

Author to present story about dog lost in Yellowstone

At the Lake Geneva Library at 6:30 p.m. June 28, author Michelle Caffrey will present her book, “Bring Jade Home: The True Story of a Dog Lost in Yellowstone.” Caffrey will tell the true tale of a 15-month-old Australian shepherd who is lost in the wilderness of Yellowstone National Park […]

 
 

PD earns dementia friendly designation

PD earns dementia friendly designation

      The Lake Geneva Police Department is awarded a purple angel June 7, designating it as dementia friendly. City of Lake Geneva Mayor Tom Hart (from left), Bernadette Russow, Bonnie Beam-Stratz, Eric Russow, Police Chief Michael Rasmussen, Lt. Edward Gritzner III and Lt. Bridgette Way attended the presentation. The Russows […]

 
 

Bike-rental shop created on heels of White River Trail

Bike-rental shop created on heels of White River Trail

Pedal and Cup offers bicycles, refreshments in old train depot By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer The idea for a bike-rental and coffee shop in the Town of Springfield was kick started when a Walworth County representative approached Tim and Karen Schinke about cutting through their property to create the White […]

 
 

Former Showboat theater to open under Emagine in August

Michigan-based company renovates Lyons venue into luxury cinema By Vicky Wedig SLN staff Nearly a year after it closed abruptly, the former Showboat movie theater will reopen under new ownership and with a new ambience in August. Michigan-based Emagine Entertainment purchased the Town of Lyons theater in January and has […]