Walworth-Fontana area

A grand ball at the Grand Belle

A grand ball at the Grand Belle

Prom Queen Erin Lippert and Prom King Michael Gus; senior representatives Ashley Ansteadt (from left) and Joe Sanchez, 2014 Prom King Jacob Landgraft and Crown Bearer Dani Church, and 2014 Prom Queen Skylar Duerr and Crown bearer Jerry Hinrichs dance to to Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Waters” at […]

 
 

Memorial Day ceremonies planned for area

The Ingalls-Koeppen American Legion Post 102 and VFW Post 10669 have numerous Memorial Day ceremonies planned for the Geneva Lakes West area. This year’s ceremonies are planned in remembrance of World War II Airman and prisoner of war Henry Abelmann of Fontana. Memorial Day ceremonies at local cemeteries include Cobblestone […]

 
 

Three honored as Citizens of the Year

Three honored as Citizens of the Year

Walworth, Fontana and Williams Bay residents’ receive prestigious volunteer award By Penny Gruetzmacher Correspondent Three area locals were recognized as the Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce’s Citizens of the Year at its 41st annual awards ceremony held last Wednesday at Abbey Springs Country Club. LaMarr “Sparky” Lundberg, of Williams […]

 
 

Dear Edwina…

Dear Edwina…

Scott, played by Reese Amstutz (left), professes his love to Edwina (Rabenhorst) during a scene from the Williams Bay Junior/Senior High School’s production of “Dear Edwina Jr.” Students performed the production last weekend at the junior/senior high school.

 
 

Historical society dinner focuses on Ingalls heritage

Historical society dinner focuses on Ingalls heritage

By Fred Noer Contributor The historical significance of the name Ingalls in American literature and in the Walworth area was emphasized April 23 during the Historical Society of Walworth and Big Foot Prairie’s annual dinner at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan. Although much attention was placed on “Little House on […]

 
 

Local Operation Click chapter ‘setting the trend’

Local Operation Click chapter ‘setting the trend’

Williams Bay student wins car By Tom Ganser Correspondent More than 80 high school students, parents, teachers, school administrators and area law enforcement personnel gathered together at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan April 24 for the annual Walworth County Operation Click banquet. Near the end of it, Andrew Olson from […]

 
 

Dontaions sought for memorial bench

Bench to honor late Walworth schools District Administrator The Pam Knorr Memorial Committee is seeking donations to help fund an outdoor memorial bench and commemorative plaque in honor of the late Walworth Joint School District 1 Administrator Pam Knorr. Knorr served as the district’s administrator, which encompasses Walworth middle and […]

 
 

Giving them hope

Giving them hope

A group of about 200 take off from the Agape House parking lot, with runners leading the way, during the annual Give Them Hope 5K Run, Walk or Stroll in Walworth on April 25. The Agape House raised nearly $8,000 from registrations, sponsorships and sponsors. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

New face leads board

Kahl takes oath of office as village president By Kellen Olshefski Editor At Tuesday’s Village of Walworth Board of Trustees new faces took the Oath of Office, effectively taking over their respective seats on the Village Board. Mary Ann Kahl, who accepted a position as the Walworth Joint School District […]

 
 

Middle school students to perform ‘Dear Edwina Jr.’

Middle school students to perform ‘Dear Edwina Jr.’

Middle school-aged students from Walworth Grade School are busily working to prepare for their upcoming production of “Dear Edwina Jr.,” to be performed next weekend. The show focuses around a group of teens from Paw Paw, Mich., led by a character named Edwina, who get together to produce a weekly […]