Lake Geneva area

Village of Bloomfield receives loan

The Board of Commissioners of Public Lands approved a State Trust Fund Loan totaling $600,000 to the Village of Bloomfield to finance shortfalls in the 2018 budget. The board approved loans totaling $3.9 million. They include: Village of Bloomfield, Walworth County – Finance 2018 budget shortfall, $600,000; Town of Freedom, […]

 
 

Patriotic program

Patriotic program

Kalen Kramp performs during the Veterans Day program at Lake Geneva Middle School, which featured patriotic music by the seventh- and eighth-grade orchestras and bands directed by Lauren Klement and Amanda Krause. (Submitted photo)

 
 

Lake Geneva FD receives Purple Angel designation

Lake Geneva FD receives Purple Angel designation

The Lake Geneva Fire Department was awarded the Purple Angel designation that signifies a dementia-friendly organization. Members of the fire department and emergency medical technicians participated in the first responders training provided by Bonnie Beam-Stratz of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Dementia Friendly Community Initiative-Walworth County. The award was presented […]

 
 

Badger High School to present ‘Mamma Mia!’

Badger High School to present ‘Mamma Mia!’

Badger High School performing arts will present the newly released for high school Broadway hit “Mamma Mia!” at 7 p.m. Nov. 8, 9 and 10. “Mamma Mia!” the ninth longest running Broadway show, is a comedic crowd pleaser featuring hits by the popular 1970s rock group ABBA. Set against a […]

 
 

Man charged with beating girlfriend

A status conference was scheduled for Nov. 2 for a man suspected of beating his girlfriend causing bleeding on her brain and broken ribs. Jacob R. Upton, 25, Lake Geneva, pleaded not guilty Oct. 22 to aggravated battery with domestic abuse assessments as a repeater and a domestic abuse repeater. […]

 
 

Lake Geneva schools to host community Veterans Day programs

Lake Geneva Middle School is inviting the community to attend its annual Veteran’s Day celebration on at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 12 in the middle school gym. The program will feature patriotic music performed by the school’s seventh- and eighth-grade orchestras and bands directed by Lauren Klement and Amanda Krause. The […]

 
 

Symphony Orchestra performs family concert

Symphony Orchestra performs family concert

By Tom Ganser Correspondent On Oct. 6, the audience for the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra’s family concert at Lake Geneva Middle School that included children was treated to a performance of four musical selections and an adventure in learning about music led by LGSO music director David Anderson. Lake Geneva […]

 
 

Beer and Spirits

Festival Saturday Nei-Turner Media Group will have its ninth annual Beer and Spirits Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at The Ridge Hotel. This year will feature Halloween tricks and treats, unlimited tastings from 35 Midwest craft breweries and distilleries, music by DJ Felix Entertainment, a photo booth […]

 
 

Badger students join Great Apple Crunch

Badger students join Great Apple Crunch

Badger High School joined schools, early care sites, hospitals, universities, state agencies and non-profit organizations across the Great Lakes Region to celebrate National Farm to School Month by crunching into local apples for the fifth annual Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch at lunch time. More than 1.4 million students, children, […]

 
 

Up and Out

Up and Out

      Homecoming activities at Badger High School included students throwing pies in the faces of teachers and other school staff to raise money for Up and Out, an organization at the school that helps students in need. See more homecoming coverage in the Oct. 18 Lake Geneva Times. (Michael S. […]