Walworth-Fontana area

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)

 
 

Woman charged with burglarizing apartment

A bond forfeiture hearing is scheduled for Nov. 3 for a Walworth woman after she failed to appear in court Sept. 20 to face a burglary charge. Tami L. Gouty, 37, was charged Sept. 19 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or dwelling as a party […]

 
 

Helping hands

Helping hands

People step up to help teen battling cancer By Ryan Spoehr SLN staff A local teen undergoing cancer treatment got not one, but two heartwarming surprises when she showed her goat at the Walworth County Fair last month. When Emma Frodl, who lives just outside of Sharon near the Rock […]

 
 

Aurora offers seminars, events

Aurora Health Care will offer the following at Walworth County locations listed: Stroke support group – Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn, Classroom C and D, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29, no registration required. New parent and baby support group – Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn, Classroom D, first and […]

 
 

Walkers take to the streets to fight suicide

More than 300 people from Walworth County are expected to participate in the Walworth County Out of the Darkness community walk at 9 a.m. Nov. 4 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds. The fundraising walk supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s local and national programs and its goal of reducing […]

 
 

A trip to remember

A trip to remember

This group of about 50 Big Foot High School music and AP history students (and six staff members) get ready to see the Broadway Musical “Hamilton” at the PrivateBank Theatre (which was renamed to CIBC Theatre this week) in Chicago on Sept. 13. The group had funds leftover from fundraisers […]

 
 

Women’s Association to host luncheon

The Geneva Lake Women’s Association will host its 15th Annual Ladies Day Luncheon next month. The event will feature “Amelia Earhart! A First-Person Portrayal” by Leslie Goddard. There will be a cash bar available, a silent auction and a 50/50 cash raffle. The luncheon will be held Monday, Oct. 9 […]

 
 

Boat Show to feature vintage watercraft

Boat Show to feature vintage watercraft

The Geneva Lakes Antique and Classic Boat Show, featuring vintage watercrafts from around the country, will be held in Fontana Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 24 with pre-show events beginning Friday, Sept. 22. The event is presented by the Blackhawk Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society and […]

 
 

Neighborly support

Neighborly support

A Sharon fire engine makes its way through Darien in the parade at the 56th annual Corn Fest event last weekend, themed “The Best Ears of Our Lives.” The three-day event featured kids’ activities, a carnival, tournaments, live music and free roasted sweet corn. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Hospice seeks volunteers for programs

Aurora at Home Hospice is seeking volunteers for two new programs for its patients and their families, one to record memories and another to connect veterans. The first new program is in conjunction with Story Corps, where an interview between a family member and the patient is conducted to make […]

 
 
 
 
 

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