Lake Geneva area

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 […]


Badger football holds off Demons

Badger football holds off Demons

Soccer finishes second at tournament By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Badger High School football team opened Southern Lakes Conference play Friday with a 24-20 road win at Burlington. The game was even at halftime, Badger outscored the Demons 10-6 in the third quarter, and neither team was able to […]


Redesign of The Ridge Hotel complete

Multi-million dollar renovation of former Geneva Ridge wraps up Paloma Resort Properties, a Midwestern golf and hospitality company, has completed the second phase of renovations to The Ridge Hotel, a privately owned 90-acre property formerly known as Geneva Ridge Resort. The Ridge Hotel’s $4.5 million in upgrades include new dining […]


Woman killed walking along Highway 50

A sport utility vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian along Highway 50 in the Town of Geneva at about 11:25 p.m. Tuesday. A 54-year-old Illinois woman, whom police had not identified as of Wednesday morning pending notification of family, was hit by an SUV about 100 yards east of Chapin […]


Guest jumper is better known as a passer

Guest jumper is better known as a passer

      Burlington High School graduate and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo jumps to a pier to deliver mail from the Lake Geneva Cruise Line’s mailboat. Romo made an appearance as a guest jumper to celebrate 100 years of delivering mail by boat on Lake Geneva. Romo was back […]


Fellow Mortals to present program at library

Fellow Mortals Wildlife Hospital will present a wild animal program at the Lake Geneva Public Library at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the library’s Smith meeting room. Families are invited to meet the education owls who call Fellow Mortals Wildlife Hospital home. The audience will hear stories about the local wild […]


Badger FFA members head to nationals after success at sate convention

Badger FFA members head to nationals after success at sate convention

The Wisconsin Association of FFA celebrated its 87th year of premier leadership, personal growth and career success at the Wisconsin FFA Convention at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison from June 14 to 16. The event attracted more than 3,000 members, advisors, parents, alumni and sponsors to celebrate the year’s […]


Fellow Mortals files injunction against ATC

Town, attorneys say company is not exempt from needing permission to clear-cut trees By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent American Transmission Co. was scheduled to begin clear-cutting trees last week on the property of Fellow Mortals Rehabilitation Hospital at W4632 Palmer Road in the Town of Geneva. The action was delayed […]


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