Lake Geneva area

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 […]


Changed lives

Changed lives

The Time Is Now To Help brings renewed faith, sense of purpose By Heather Ruenz Staff writer Sal Dimiceli knows he will help many people each year. The founder of The Time Is Now To Help, though, knows the support of others makes that help possible. “People often wonder if […]


Ceiling, chimney catch fire in Madison Street home

A fireplace chimney and ceiling in a single-family home at 1133 Madison St. caught fire at about 11:10 p.m. Saturday, according to the Lake Geneva Fire Department. The resident of the home left the house and called 911 after noticing light smoke and the wall above the fireplace turning brown, […]


ATC removes trees at Fellow Mortals

Company legally cleared to cut vegetation but cited for not getting permit By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent American Transmission Co. removed trees from most of the easement it owns on the property of Fellow Mortals Animal Hospital and on neighboring properties along Palmer Road in the Town of Geneva last […]


The Ridge receives Hospitality Impact Award

Lake Geneva’s newly renovated Ridge Hotel took home Hospitality Impact Award from VISIT Lake Geneva, the city’s Chamber of Commerce, at its Sept. 29 annual dinner. Competing with a record number of nominees this year, The Ridge Hotel topped the list of those that invoked a positive influence on tourism […]


Bloomfield Tire picks up U-Haul

Bloomfield Tire and Auto has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Genoa City community. Bloomfield Tire and Auto, N1238 Park Road, will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pick-up for boxes. Hours of operation for U-Haul rentals are 8 a.m. to […]


Badger family loses former leader

‘Bob K.’ known for compassion, personableness, high academic standards By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent “If not you, who?” Former Lake Geneva Badger Principal Bob Kopydlowski said that often at faculty meetings and at the end of every email sent to staff. Kopydlowski used positive reinforcement to recognize the excellence at […]


Street department weathers the storm of misconduct

New leaders adhere to checks and balances after former heads convicted of crimes By Vicky Wedig Editor The City of Lake Geneva Street Department is beginning to regain the public’s trust since its two top managers were convicted of criminal charges stemming from giving away city materials or pocketing city […]


Popeye’s owner released on bond

Lake Geneva restaurateur faces felony charges By Vicky Wedig Editor The owner of Popeye’s restaurant in Lake Geneva was released from jail on a $10,000 signature bond Tuesday after allegedly assaulting an employee Saturday. Charges were pending Tuesday when bond was set for Dimitrius Anagnos, 52, of Lake Geneva, who […]


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