Walworth-Fontana area

Williams Bay Lioness celebrating anniversary

Williams Bay Lioness celebrating anniversary

The club holds numerous fundraisers to support the community The Williams Bay Lioness will celebrate 40 years of service this month. The club was established March 28, 1979. The Lioness club holds fundraisers throughout the year to raise money to put back into the community with donations to the local […]

 
 

Reminder: Williams Bay polling place changed

Williams Bay officials are reminding residents of the recent change in the polling location. Village Board of Trustees passed a resolution in January to permanently change the location where residents will cast their ballot. Residents will now vote at the Lions Fieldhouse at 240 Elkhorn Road, Williams Bay. “The Village […]

 
 

Chamber seeks Citizen of the Year nominations

The Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for its annual Citizen of the Year awards. The chamber recognizes individuals from the Fontana, Walworth and Williams Bay areas who, through their personal efforts, have displayed extraordinary service and leadership skills in the quality of life in the western […]

 
 

Enz ends time as Big Foot coach

Enz ends time as Big Foot coach

He’ll take over at Manitowoc Lincoln this fall By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent When a coach with the pedigree of Rodney Wedig left the Big Foot football program after the 2013 season, it left a void that would be difficult for anyone to fill. But that’s just what Greg Enz […]

 
 

Fabulous Fontana Frog contest announced

Fabulous Fontana Frog contest announced

The 14-foot frog has been standing along Highway 67 in Fontana since 1964, making him 55 years old. A Fontana Public Library contest that’s currently underway aims to celebrate his long tenure in the area. “He’s in a book called Weird Wisconsin, writing by Linda S. Godfrey and Richard D. […]

 
 

Candidates Forum slated for Walworth

The Interested Citizens of Walworth group will host a Village of Walworth Candidates Forum two weeks prior to the spring election. The forum will be held 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., on Tuesday March 19 in the meeting room at the Walworth Memorial Library, 121 Beloit St. in Walworth. Elizabeth Lochner […]

 
 

Nutrition program at Fontana library rescheduled

The Fontana Public Library had to cancel the Fake News: Nutrition Edition program in January due to weather and has rescheduled it for next week. The free program for adults is now slated for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 12. Are you confused by changing or contradictory opinions on the foods […]

 
 

Foreign persons required to report land holdings

Foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required to report their holdings and any transactions to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, according to a reminder from Tom Oasen, the Executive Director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency in Walworth […]

 
 

Bank to hold open house in honor of retiree

Bank to hold open house in honor of retiree

Linda Kuchenberg, residential loan originator at First National Bank and Trust recently announced plans to retire effective Feb. 28. She has more than 20 years of mortgage lending experience. She joined the FNBT family in February 2016, serving the Williams Bay and surrounding communities by providing Sound Advice to homebuyers […]

 
 

Betting on BFHS

Betting on BFHS

      At the 4th Annual Big Foot Booster Club’s Black and Red Casino Night fundraiser Jan. 26 at Pino’s Last Call, (from the left) Corey Hesselman, Lindsey Bauer, Kenny Martin, Bill Hamlin and James Eischeid are ready to roll at the roulette table. Stepping up to sponsor the event were […]