Lake Geneva area

Authors on the beach

Francis Landi, an author of books about the Frank Lloyd Wright homes around Delavan Lake, visits with DW Rozelle, author of “The Kid who Climbed the Tarzan Tree,” during Beachside Authorfest in Library Park in Lake Geneva on July 14. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

Resale shop to close after nine years in business

Chris Ann’s Helping Hands will close its doors Aug. 25 after nine year in business and seven years at it current Lake Geneva location. According to Chris Ann’s, its lease will expire at the end of August and an increase in monthly rent will prohibit supporting the store’s mission. Chris […]

 
 

Golf tournament to benefit special needs children

The Geneva National Foundation and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin will host the Chippin’ for Children golf tournament and auction July 30 to benefit Walworth County’s special needs community and the children and families throughout the state. The golf open will take place on Geneva National Resort and Club’s Gary Player […]

 
 

Friends of library have annual book sale

The Friends of the Lake Geneva Public Library will have its annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 11 and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 12. The sale will take place at the east end of Library Park in Lake Geneva. Friends members are invited from […]

 
 

A survivor’s tale of hope

The Rodgers family (from left), Stephanie, Randy and Kale, as they were captured in a portrait prior to Randy’s cancer diagnosis in 2011.

The Rodgers family (from left), Stephanie, Randy and Kale, as they were captured in a portrait prior to Randy’s cancer diagnosis in 2011. Cancer took her husband, not her love of life By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Clarity can strike at the most mundane moments. For Stephanie Rodgers one […]

 
 

Summer sounds on the lake

Summer sounds on the lake

Symphony Orchestra opens Music by the Lake with ‘character’ By Tom Ganser Correspondent   In what has become a tradition, the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra opened the 2018 Music by the Lake series June 24 at George Williams College of Aurora University in Williams Bay. After the concert, the orchestra’s […]

 
 

Mike Stone Trio to perform at library

Mike Stone Trio to perform at library

At 3 p.m. July 20, the Mike Stone Trio will perform jazz and swing music in the Lake Geneva Public Library’s foyer during the ongoing Music in the Library series. People of all ages are invited to enjoy music while they browse the library’s collection, sip beverages and enjoy the […]

 
 

Dementia program to be presented at library

At 5:30 p.m. July 12 and 19, Bonnie Beam-Stratz of the Alzheimer’s Association will present a two-part program, “Living with Moderate Dementia,” at the Lake Geneva Public Library. Beam-Stratz is the Alzheimer’s Association community outreach coordinator for Walworth County, and she has 30 years of experience in the dementia care […]

 
 

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 […]