Walworth-Fontana area

Former coach gets 10 years for sexual assault

By Jean Matheson Correspondent After a tearful teenage girl testified about sexual trysts with her basketball coach in his Delavan apartment, she heard the judge sentence the man to 10 years in prison. Shane S. McKinley, 28, had pleaded guilty in March to repeated sexual assault of a child, an […]

 
 

Big Foot High School students attend Operation Click, Whitewater student wins car

Big Foot High School students attend Operation Click, Whitewater student wins car

  Innovative program teaches good driving behaviors to high school students By Tom Ganser CORRESPONDENT Brooke Trewyn, a junior at Whitewater High School, had the magic touch on April 26 as she picked the right key to start her new car at the second annual car giveaway for the Walworth […]

 
 

Village of Sharon unveils new website

Village of Sharon unveils new website

By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT The Village of Sharon has a great new website to keep residents and visitors informed of Sharon happenings: www.villageofsharon.com. On the new website, residents can find the village calendar of events, election information and form and permits to make doing business with the village easier. Under […]

 
 

Drunken driver gets seven years for 10th offense

Drunken driver gets seven years for 10th offense

By Jean Matheson Correspondent A Walworth County man with 10 drunken driving convictions is “one of most significant drunken drivers in the state,” the judge said in sentencing Gary J. Harrast to seven years in prison. Harrast, 50, whose last address was in Fontana, had been in jail for 10 […]

 
 

Walworth Photographer to speak at art meeting

Walworth Photographer to speak at art meeting

Local photographer and Geneva Lake Art Association member Les Crisman of Walworth will be the guest presenter at the March members meeting on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in the GLAA Gallery. Crisman will discuss basic digital photography, camera settings and techniques used to capture images in his own […]

 
 

Update: Toddler attacked by dogs dies

Update: Toddler attacked by dogs dies

  A Town of Walworth toddler attacked by two pit bulls at his family’s home died of his injuries Wednesday afternoon. According to a press release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 12:46 p.m. the sheriff’s department received a 911 call from Susan Iwicki, 30, located at N2037 […]

 
 

Big Foot Board to hold informational meetings about upcoming referendum

Unfunded state mandates, decrease in state funding contributed to deficit   By Bob Peryea Correspondent The Big Foot High School Board of Education is finalizing plans regarding how to inform the public about a funding referendum that will be on the April ballot in the district. The referendum calls for […]

 
 

Williams Bay fire kills one, injures three

Williams Bay fire kills one, injures three

Sally Johnson dies in home she had lived in her entire life   By Bob Peryea Correspondent Fire tore through the Johnson family home Thursday night, Feb.7, at 83 Lackey Drive, Williams Bay. The fire, which reportedly started around 8:30 p.m., resulted in the death of Sally Johnson, 70. Her […]

 
 

Judge issues arrest warrant for Geneva Hospitality defendant

Geneva Hospitality is the former management company of the Cove By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT Late Friday, Judge John Race issued a warrant for the arrest of Chandra Webster, one of the principals of Geneva Hospitality, the former management company for the Cove, 111 Center St. As of press time, Webster […]

 
 

Lake Geneva’s 18th annual Winterfest returns

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	Above:  The $100 bill called “Cold Cash Blues” won the People’s Choice Award at the 2012 U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition in Lake Geneva on Sat-urday. Upon noticing that Ben Franklin was crying, a lady in the crowd quipped, “He’s crying because it’s devalued.” The sculpture was done by a Wisconsin team made up of Tom Queoff, Mike Sponholtz and Mike Martino.

Lake Geneva will host more than 60,000 attendees Jan. 30 through Feb. 3 at the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition during the city’s Winterfest. As the only nationally sanctioned snow sculpting event, guests will witness the lakefront be transformed into a walk-through gallery of 9-plus-foot-tall sculptures made of snow, water […]

 
 
 
 
 

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