Lake Geneva area

Students from Lake Geneva present research projects at UW-Whitewater

Students from Lake Geneva present research projects at UW-Whitewater

By Tom Ganser Correspondent Madeline Rausch and Amanda Danno, 2013 and 2014 graduates of Badger High School, respectively, were among 148 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students who participated in the 22nd annual Undergraduate Research Day in the Hamilton Room of the James R. Connor University Center. The research and creativity projects […]

 
 

Show time: Geneva Theater back in business

Show time: Geneva Theater back in business

  By Vicky Wedig Community Editor The Geneva Theater opened its doors to movie-goers Friday for the first time in years. Burlington businessman Shad Branen bought the 89-year-old theater on Broad Street in April and began $2 million in renovations. Ontario native Daniel Colwell was brought on as the theater’s […]

 
 

Home catches fire in Town of Geneva

A house on Oak Road in the Town of Geneva caught fire Monday, and its residents escaped without harm. The Lake Geneva Fire Department responded to N3393 Oak Road at about 10:30 p.m. Monday and found a single-family home with fire showing on an exterior wall, according to the department. […]

 
 

Winterfest 2017

Winterfest 2017

The Idaho team composed of of Jeff Weston, Richard Brown and Bill Dow set up in Flat Iron Park in Lake Geneva on Friday during the 2017 U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championships. The team’s sculpture, sponsored by the City of Lake Geneva, incorporated animals and sea life in its design. […]

 
 

Lake Geneva native pulls in Diva Quest crown

Lake Geneva native pulls in Diva Quest crown

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer It wasn’t the first time Genevieve Heyward had tried for the Riverport Chorus DivaQuest crown, but it will be the last. Heyward, a senior at Lake Geneva Badger High School, used her final year of eligibility – and a jazzy approach to Taylor Swift’s “Blank […]

 
 

Ice fisherman dies after falling through ice on Geneva Lake

Ice fisherman dies after falling through ice on Geneva Lake

Town of Linn Police using a drone equipped with an infrared camera located the body of Linn resident in Geneva Lake Tuesday after he was reported missing by his wife. Michael Zielinski was pronounced dead at 5:04 p.m. after divers from the Linn Fire Department, with assistance from the City […]

 
 

Fire engulfs two cars, spreads to third in Walmart parking lot

Fire engulfs two cars, spreads to third in Walmart parking lot

Dog rescued from burning van A vehicle caught fire in the Walmart parking lot in Lake Geneva before 1 p.m. Wednesday and spread to two other vehicles. When firefighters arrived on the scene, two vehicles were engulfed in flames, and the fire had spread to a third vehicle, according to […]

 
 

Missing girls located in Kansas

By Vicky Wedig Two Genoa City girls reported missing Tuesday were found early Wednesday in Kansas. The grandparents of Katie Brick, 8, and Jenna Brick, 6, reported the girls’ mother Tiffany Brick, 28, had left their Sumner Court residence with the girls at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Under an agreement […]

 
 

Woman burned in meth cook at The Cove

Woman burned in meth cook at The Cove

Man arrested, police treated for smoke inhalation A woman was burned Monday during a methamphetamine cook at The Cove in Lake Geneva. Lake Geneva police responded to The Cove, 111 Center St., at about 3:15 a.m. Monday for an activated fire alarm. While en route to the hotel, officers received […]

 
 

Heating unit catches fire at The Cove

A heating unit caught fire at The Cove, 111 Center St., in Lake Geneva at about 5:25 a.m. Tuesday. Firefighters were called to The Cove for a strong odor of natural gas early Tuesday morning. The Lake Geneva Fire Department conducting a systematic and thorough investigation and discovered elevated levels […]

 
 
 
 
 

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