Walworth County, WI

Lake Geneva, WILake Geneva Regional News

VISIT Lake Geneva announces winners of Restaurant Week Charity Check Program

Representatives from VISIT Lake Geneva recently announced the recipients of the Restaurant Week Charity Check program. VISIT Lake Geneva conducted its Restaurant Week event April 24 through May 2 at 25 local participating restaurants, which offered specialized menu items. During the event, guests at the participating restaurant had an opportunity...
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Walworth County, WILake Geneva Regional News

Chiefs beat Bulldogs 8-3 in season finale rivalry matchup

WALWORTH — The Big Foot and Williams Bay baseball teams met up June 8 for a final regular-season game before starting the playoffs. Despite being about five miles apart, the two schools have not played each other very often lately. The Bulldogs won a 2017 game 7-6 and the Chiefs won 10-8 in 2014.
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Walworth County, WIgenevashorereport.com

The Bright Side, June 16, 2021

A wonderful tradition at the Walworth County Fairgrounds is back!. This Saturday, June 19th, is the 44th annual Walworth County Farm Bureau Dairy Breakfast. The volunteers for this will be serving a delicious breakfast, including deluxe scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, milk, juice, coffee, and ice cream. Tickets are $10, and children 5 and under are free. Attendees can also enjoy a craft fair, exhibits, activities,
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Man convicted of Whitewater killing deserves new trial: SCOWIS

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A man convicted of killing his brother-in-law after he allegedly discovered child pornography on his computer deserves a new trial because a jury could decide he acted in self-defense, a divided Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The justices ruled 4-3 that the jury that convicted Alan...
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Walworth County Moves to Phase 4 of Phased Guidance for COVID-19

(ELKHORN, WI – June 18) – Walworth County has moved to Phase 4 of its Phased Reopening Guidance for COVID-19. This move occurred after all eight key indicators were above benchmark criteria and showed statistically significant improvement for the previous 14 days. At Phase 4, businesses can operate at 100-percent...
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New build on the way

Habitat in Walworth County to have groundbreaking ceremony. Habitat for Humanity in Walworth County will be breaking ground on another home this summer on Aralia Road in Bloomfield. Upon receiving numerous applications, the Family Selection Committee successfully chose a family for the build. Habitat in Walworth County recently announced they...
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Wisconsin justices order new trial in brother-in-law’s death

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A divided state Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of killing his brother-in-law after he allegedly discovered child pornography on his computer. A jury in Walworth County convicted Alan Johnson in 2017 of first-degree reckless homicide in connection with the shooting...
Lake Geneva, WILake Geneva Regional News

Happenings: Lake Geneva area comes alive for summer

The information presented here is subject to change. To have an event appear in this column, email us at newsroom@lakegenevanews.net. Lake Geneva Jaycees’ Summer Kick Off Party is Thursday, June 17, 6 to 8 p.m., at Champs Sports Bar & Grill, 747 W. Main St., Lake Geneva. Event includes taco...

Front Page, June 16, 2021

Why is “The Pier,” the bar that is now opened on Linn Road, on the way down to one of Geneva Lake’s only available boat launching piers, so attacked by local residents who live in the area? The residents showed up in force on Monday night when the Town of Linn board meeting was held. Fifty to sixty residents (part-time and full-time) were present, and they had at it when the microphone was opened up. One small group of women demanded the attention of the media to announce that they were all under age fifty (a back-handed comment about a GSR article last week that made it sound like all the residents of that local area were old). A voice from the back was heard to say; “that’s not readily apparent.” That comment was not made by a GSR reporter or the cameraman, incidentally.