Walworth-Fontana area

Making the rounds

Making the rounds

In addition to wheels on display, Pearce’s 6th Annual Classic Car and Tractor Show featured live music, kids’ games and food including fresh cider donuts. Bob and MaryAnn Pearce visit with attendees while making the rounds in a golf cart. See more photos in the Times/Reporter. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

GLAS honored for work, advocacy for the blind

The Geneva Lake Astrophysics and STEAM education group recently received national recognition for their innovative work and advocacy for equal access for people with blindness and low vision who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math fields. The National Federation of the Blind chose GLAS Education to receive the […]

 
 

Ready to serve

Ready to serve

From the left: Geneva Lake West Rotary Club members Becky Merwin, Heidi Alten, Doug Parker, Phill Klamm and Tom Beci get ready to hand out meal boxes at their improvised corn and brat pickup event Aug. 15 since they had to cancel the corn and brat fest, one of their […]

 
 

Roun’da Manure parked until next year

Concerns over number of riders, small shops, lead to cancellation By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Organizers have canceled the annual Roun’da Manure Bicycle Tour event, slated for the middle of this month, over concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic. The event, a one-day bicycle tour through farmlands and towns that […]

 
 

Rotary Club selling corn and brat boxes

Support the Geneva Lake West Rotary Club at a Corn and Brat fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 15 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Main Street Country Store in Walworth. For $39 a Family of Four Box will contain four brats and buns, four ears of corn (the food items […]

 
 

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 […]