Archive for: October, 2012

Badger swimmers win SLC title

Victory Lap
Badger Swim Team wins the conference meet on Oct. 23. Front Row: Sammie DiVito, Kaarin Quaerna, Brianna Shane, Brooklyn Carlson, Natalie Stratton. Back Row: Alli Clements, Liz Carlson, Anna Brooks, Abbey Chappell, Evelyn Edge, Carly O’Brien

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Lake Geneva Badger girls’ swim team clinched its first Southern Lakes Conference championship since 2002 by winning the SLC Conference Meet on Saturday. The Badgers had already gone a perfect 7-0 in SLC dual meets. Senior Anna Brooks led the way for Badger winning […]

 
 

Badgers upset Franklin to reach Level 3

Badgers upset Franklin to reach Level 3

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent      The Lake Geneva Badgers used a little boldness, some luck, and some resiliency to upset #2 seeded Franklin on the road last Friday 28-21 in a WIAA Level 2 playoff game. A little more luck resulted in Badger hosting its Level 3 game […]

 
 

Spooktakular time

Bobby Thomas (left) and Gavin Hoerth, both 11 of Genoa City, wait for the judging of the costume contest to begin at Spooktakular in Genoa City.

Bobby Thomas (left) and Gavin Hoerth, both 11 of Genoa City, wait for the judging of the costume contest to begin at Spooktakular in Genoa City.    

 
 

The Cove in Lake Geneva in receivership

The Cove in Lake Geneva in receivership

By Bob Peryea Correspondent   A Lake Geneva landmark has been placed in receiver-ship by a Walworth County Circuit Court judge because of questions arising from an unpaid loan and the whereabouts of nearly $1 million, according to court records. On Sept. 27, Circuit Court Judge John R. Race placed […]

 
 

Boys & Girls Club to be named after governor

Photo by JENNIFER CESARZ 
	Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a breakfast of the Boys & Girls Club of Walworth County at Lake Lawn Resort on Oct. 23. At the breakfast, the club announced it will name its Delavan club the Gov. Scott Walker Chapter.

By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent Gov. Scott Walker visited his hometown last week for the announcement that the Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County will be named after him. Walker and his wife, Tonette Walker, supporters of the Boys and Girls Clubs in Milwaukee and Madison, attended a breakfast Tuesday […]

 
 

‘God girl’ goes home; 11-year-old dies in Whitewater crash

‘God girl’ goes home; 11-year-old dies in Whitewater crash

By Vicky Wedig and Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN Staff The last time Bridget McCarthy saw her daughter, she was singing – loudly — “jammin’ out” to the Jamie Grace song “God Girl” on the way to school. When McCarthy dropped the fifth-grader off at Delavan Christian School, Avery McCarthy told her […]

 
 

JEFFREY ALLEN WHITE

JEFFREY ALLEN WHITE

Jeff “YT” White, 56, died on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. He succumbed to a yearlong battle with cancer. Jeff was born at Lakeland Hospital in Elkhorn on June 9, 1956 to Richard D. and Lois J (Grant) White. He attended Williams Bay Public School and graduated in 1974. He was […]

 
 

VIVIAN M. SCOTT

Vivian M. Scott, 87, of Fontana died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at Health Center of Windermere in Orlando, Fla. She was born July 17, 1925 in Chicago to the late Otto and Anna (Drofena) Mikelecky. She was united in marriage to Ralph K. Scott on July 12, 1952 in Chicago. […]

 
 

MELVIN MCGAUGHEY

Melvin McGaughey of East Troy was born into eternal life on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 at the age of 79. Melvin loved the outdoors, especially hunting and gardening. He served our country in the United States Army. He is survived by his loving wife, Katherine McGaughey of 57 years; loving […]

 
 

Whitewater offers plenty of trick-or-treating

Regular trick-or-treat hours will be held in the City of Whitewater on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. Trick-or-treating will be also be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday at The Glen, 1281 W. Main St. Children and families in the Whitewater community are also invited […]