Walworth-Fontana area

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)

 
 

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 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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