Walworth-Fontana area

Waterfront display

Waterfront display

The annual Williams Bay Fine Art and Fine Craft Festival held in Edgewater Park the weekend of July 25 and 26 featured a wide variety of arts and crafts, awards, food and beverages, and live entertainment. The vendors were spread out and it appeared as if most vendors and shoppers […]

 
 

Showing support

Showing support

The July 18 pig roast dinner and silent auction benefit and fundraiser for Mark Voltz, of Linn, held at the Walworth County Fairgrounds, drew a great amount of support. Voltz sustained a brain injury in December and is now home with round-the-clock care as he continues to make progress. From […]

 
 

Geneva Lake West Chamber seeks director

The Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce is seeking an executive director as Meg Thompson has announced to the board she will be resigning from the position due to family obligations. In an email update, Marcia Blimbergs, who serves as president of the chamber’s board, said the board would like […]

 
 

Agape House gives back to community

Agape House gives back to community

Residents use Safer-at-Home time to spread joy By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer The Safer-at-Home order that was in place for several weeks due to COVID-19, was likely challenging for most people for a myriad of different reasons. For the residents of Agape House, it brought a different level of extended […]

 
 

County announces two COVID-19 testing events

Big Foot High School and Lake Geneva Middle School site locations The Walworth County Health Department and Sheriff’s Office are partnering with the Wisconsin National Guard to offer two additional community COVID-19 testing events, both of which will be drive-thru sites. The first testing event will be held at Big […]

 
 

County to host recycling event

Walworth County will host an appliance and electronic recycling event that will include the allowance of a variety of televisions, though there is a cost associated with some types. The event will be 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 11, at the Walworth County Fairgrounds (Dairy Barn), 411 E. Court […]

 
 

Special sendoff

Special sendoff

Members of Big Foot High School’s Class of 2020, including John McHugh, above with his dad, Joseph, were celebrated in a parade May 31. Thanks to assistance from Walworth Police, it was led by fire trucks, included a drive past Golden Years where residents held signs, and a stop at […]

 
 

Village of Walworth Citizens group to meet

The Village of Walworth’s Interested Citizens Committee will host a meet-and-greet in the Walworth Village Square at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 28. The committee, which has been in existence for six or seven years, consists of retired residents who are interested in village, county and state government. Interested Citizens […]

 
 

Rotary to host 15th annual fundraiser

Golf outing, dinner supports local scholarships The Geneva Lake West Rotary Club recently announced it’s gearing up to host its 15th Annual Scholarship Golf Outing and Dinner Fundraiser. The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 17, at Abby Springs Golf Course. Registration will start at 11 a.m. that day. Lunch […]

 
 

Big Foot alum wins FFA scholarship

Big Foot alum wins FFA scholarship

Amelia Hayden earns ‘Delivered’ by Domino’s honor Amelia Hayden, of Sharon and member of the Big Foot High School class of 2017, recently won a FFA scholarship sponsored by Domino’s. Hayden will be a junior at University of Minnesota–Twin Cities in the fall. She is studying agriculture education, with the […]