Lake Geneva area

Area nonprofits receive Alliant Energy grants

Nine area nonprofit organizations have been awarded community grants totaling more than $36,000 from the Alliant Energy Foundation. “We’re looking for creative solutions that support our customers and communities,” said Julie Bauer, executive director of the Alliant Energy Foundation. “Our nonprofit partners are constantly working to make life better. Community […]


Walworth County to host Alice in Dairyland finals

Walworth County will host the 73rd annual Alice in Dairyland Finals events in May 2020. Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Secretary Brad Pfaff made the announcement May 11 during the finale event for the selection of the 72nd Alice in Dairyland in Green County. Walworth County is […]


Man allegedly sold drugs near parks

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for June 6 for a Lake Geneva man charged with selling drugs near two Lake Geneva parks. Gabriel R. Chavez, 18, was charged May 17 in Walworth County Circuit Court with delivering designer drugs and felony bail jumping. According to the criminal complaint, while under […]


Going above and beyond

Going above and beyond

The Lake Geneva Middle School Counseling Department honors 143 outstanding students its May Above and Beyond Ceremony. The award is designed to showcase outstanding students, who go above and beyond everyday expectations – students who overcome challenges, exceed typical performance, display perseverance, consistently stay positive and support others are some […]


Summer of service

Summer of service

Badger student to travel to the Dominican Republic A summer of service in the Dominican Republic is on the horizon for Badger High School junior Melanie Soto, who has been selected as a youth ambassador with the Center for Intercultural Education and Development. Through the DREAMproject, Soto will work side […]


Thrifting for a cause

New Chapter Resale opening in Lake Geneva Shopping second-hand stores has become not only acceptable, but hip, and a new store in Lake Geneva offers another place to pick up (or drop) off gently used treasures. New Chapter Resale, N3358 Highway H, Lake Geneva, will be celebrate its grand opening […]


Local GOP named ‘Top County’ for 2018

The Republican Party of Walworth County was recognized with the Wisconsin Award May 18 and as one of the top five counties in the state for 2018 at the State Convention of the Republican Party of Wisconsin in Oshkosh. The RPWC was also selected by the State Party Development Committee […]


Annual ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign underway

To enhance public safety, law enforcement agencies across Wisconsin are patrolling in greater numbers and for longer hours, watching for unbuckled motorists. With another busy travel season getting underway, law enforcement agencies across Wisconsin are teaming up to send motorists an important safety message: buckle up – every seat, every […]


Learn about the legends of Lake Geneva

Learn about the legends of Lake Geneva

The Wisconsin Historical Society is presenting Legends and Landmarks: A Walking Tour of Lake Geneva this summer. The $10 tours run from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 and 22, July 13 and 27, Aug. 10 and 24, and Sept. 14. The 90-minute guided tour will gather […]


Former police captain enters not guilty plea

Linn, 47, accused of possessing drugs By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A former Twin Lakes police captain accused of illegally removing drugs from the department pleaded not guilty at a May 2 arraignment in Kenosha County Circuit Court. Dennis Linn, bound over for trial on March 28, will next appear […]