Month: December 2012

East Troy

Baskets of love

Members of the East Troy High School National Art Honor Society spent two afternoons last week weaving baskets at East Troy Basketry for its annual Baskets of Love project. This is the 12th year that owners Jim and Eileen Mirsberger have organized Baskets of Love, which are made by volunteers […]

East Troy

Christmas Express returns this weekend

The East Troy Electric Railroad’s Christmas Express train will return Dec. 8-9. Guests will board meticulously restored Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad cars, originally built in the 1940s, for the 10-mile round-trip jaunt from East Troy to Mukwonago. The heated Pullman cars will be decorated for the event, […]

Lake Geneva area

Light up your life

Enjoy an elaborate display of more than a million lights across Grand Geneva Resort & Spa’s 1,300 acres of rolling countryside. The resort’s 18th annual Christmas in the Country festival continues through Dec. 30 inside The Lodge at Grand Geneva and features dozens of mechanical holiday displays, daily holiday teas, […]


Investigation leads to drug arrest in Whitewater

The Whitewater Police Department and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services have arrested a Whitewater man on multiple drug-related felony charges. George Scheuller, 23, of 262 S. Wisconsin Street in Whitewater, was arrested Wednesday after police seized 88 marijuana plants with a potential street value of $189,200 and ecstasy pills […]