Walworth-Fontana area

Audubon Society to learn about Horicon Marsh

The Lakeland Audubon Society will meet Tuesday, Oct. 24 for a meeting about the history and ecology of Horicon Marsh. Formed by the glaciers of the last Ice Age, Horicon Marsh was a hunting ground for Native Americans for more than 10,000 years. However, in the past 150 years, this […]

 
 

Big Foot students National Merit semifinalists

Big Foot students National Merit semifinalists

Big Foot High School seniors Isabel Kinerk and Alexander Laing are among 16,000 semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced the names the semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to […]

 
 

Rauland to speak at Historical Society program

The Historical Society of Walworth and Big Foot Prairie will feature businessman Robert Rauland at its fall meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26. The program will be on the History of the Rauland and Cooper Families and the Rauland Agency, Inc. Robert Rauland has been a resident of Walworth […]

 
 

Christian Arts Centre to present ‘Honk! Jr.’

Christian Arts Centre to present ‘Honk! Jr.’

The Christian Arts Centre of Chapel on the Hill Community Church will present the youth production “Honk! Jr.” Oct. 20, 21 and 22. “Honk! Jr.” is a musical by Anthony Drew and George Stiles and is a musical adaptation of the classic tale, “The Ugly Duckling.” The production is directed […]

 
 

Sharon artist to host open studio event Oct. 21-22

After a two-year hiatus, painter Martha Hayden will open her home and studio in Sharon for an exhibition, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21 and 22, from noon to 5 p.m. Located at 143 Prairie St., the home is a historic Victorian built in the 1870s. Visitors will be allowed to […]

 
 

All aboard!

All aboard!

Geneva Lake West Chamber members and guests enjoy an afternoon of networking, lunch and views of the lake aboard Lake Geneva Cruise Line’s Lady of the Lake, including the chamber’s newer members, from the left: Nancy Waspi, of Santa Cause, Inc.; Stephen Robson and Dan Coyle, both of Harvard State […]

 
 

Day at the farm

Day at the farm

Pearce’s Farm Stand, Walworth, hosted its 3rd Annual Classic Car and Tractor Show Oct. 1. The event featured live music by P.F. and the Flatheads, a concession stand offering hot cider, apple cider donuts, brats and hot dogs, hayrides to the pumpkin patch, climbing and jumping bales (above) and a […]

 
 

Chiefs’ royalty

Chiefs’ royalty

The Big Foot High School Homecoming Court includes, from the left: sophomore reps Annie Rowe and Jack Grunow, senior reps Kaitlyn Higgins and Sam Ritchey, senior reps Grace Gillingham and Jacob Sorenson, senior reps Courtney Schoenbeck and Wade Klausen, Homecoming Queen Payton Courier and Homecoming King Pedro Sierra, senior reps […]

 
 

No weapon discovered in search at Big Foot

‘Rumor Alert’ led to search, increased police presence Late last week, school officials reportedly were made aware a weapon may have been in or on the property at Big Foot High School, but no weapon was located, according to a post on the school’s Facebook page early in the morning […]

 
 

Boats galore

Boats galore

Vintage watercraft are on display the Abbey Marina in Fontana at the Geneva Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show, an annual event featuring antique and classic runabouts, continentals, cruisers, lapstrake and outboard. There was also a boat parade, live music, food, vendors and award competitions. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 
 
 
 

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