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Lake Geneva woman pleads guilty to spending school PTO funds on Amazon

A Lake Geneva woman pleaded guilty Thursday in a case where she used money from a school parent group to buy thousands of dollars worth of items on Amazon, court records show. Per a plea agreement, Danielle L. Masoni, 38, of 1085 Lake Geneva Blvd., pleaded guilty to two counts of misdemeanor theft a

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-12-15 10:00:00

Grant funds hope for addicted jail inmates

Officials hope a new program will put men and women being released from jail on the path to recovery instead of returning to their opioid addictions. If it works, the program could save lives and reduce crime committed by those trying to support their addictions.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-12-16 01:00:00

Parking enforcement works well — leave it alone

Anybody who has spent time in downtown Lake Geneva knows that parking is a big issue, and not necessarily in a bad way. With so many tourists and other visitors coming by car, parking is in high demand. It always has been. It is a service that must be provided and maintained. It is also a commodity

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2018-12-12 08:00:00

Outpatient program ordered for Elkhorn teen charged with stealing from fairgrounds

A teenager charged with stealing items the Elkhorn Lions Club had collected for the homeless could be considered competent after completing an outpatient program, a Walworth County judge ruled Friday.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-12-15 01:00:00

Santa Cruise offered on Geneva Lake

Usually by December, the only objects floating on Geneva Lake are runaway ice shanties, but the Lake Geneva Cruise Line has extended the boating season with its Santa Cruise. Passengers take 40-minute narrated boat rides, motoring past lighted displays on the shore as they travel to the “North Pole.

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 05:00:00

Crash kills Ingleside man, badly injures Round Lake woman

A 23-year-old Ingleside man was killed and a 72-year-old Round Lake woman suffered critical injuries in a two-vehicle collision early today in Ingleside, the Lake County sheriff's office said in a news release.

DAILY HERALD - 2018-12-15 16:52:00

Community calendar: Coffee with school superintendent Thursday

Coffee with principal: Badger High School Principal Russ Tronsen, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Dec. 13, Badger High, 220 E. South St., Lake Geneva. Learn about school events, programs and ask questions. For more information, call (262) 348-2000.

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2018-12-12 08:15:00

What’s Next for the Shuttered Yerkes Observatory?

Southeastern Wisconsin's venerable observatory has gone dark. The universe just caught up with Yerkes Observatory. Modern astrophysics was born at the University of Chicago’s outpost in Williams Bay, home of the world’s largest refracting telescope. Such famed astronomers as Edwin Hubble and Carl Sa

MILWAUKEEMAG.COM - 2018-12-14 22:09:08

Delavan man arrested for felony OWI-4th offense

MILWAUKEE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Delavan man has been arrested for his fourth OWI after deputies spotted him deviating lanes and nodding off while driving. Scott Begor, 37, is facing charges of OWI 4th offense.

CBS 58 - 2018-12-14 20:18:00

Lake Geneva in a broader context of world events

Lake Geneva has never existed in a vacuum. The lives of residents of Lake Geneva have been influenced by events that happened in other parts of the United States and the world. It is useful from time to time to review a sampling of these events, if only to place in a broader context what living in L

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2018-12-12 08:00:00

Boys basketball roundup: Elkhorn routs Waterford for first Southern Lakes win

Elkhorn 42 39—81 3-point goals—Waterford 10 (Ketterhagen 3, Karpinski 3, Court 2, Szcklinski 1, Gremblin 1), Elkhorn 5 (Larson 2, L. Umnus 1, Davey 1, V. Umnus 1). Free throws missed—Waterford 1, Elkhorn 2. Total fouls—Waterford 17, Elkhorn 11.

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-12-15 05:00:00

‘Suspicious in nature:’ Man in custody in connection with 2 house fires in Delavan

TOWN OF DELAVAN — A 29-year-old man from Delavan has been taken into custody in connection with two house fires that happened on Dec. 10 and Dec. 12 in the Town of Delavan. According to the Town of Delavan Police Department, on Monday, Dec. 10 officials were notified of a possible structure fire on

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-12-13 15:05:50

Country Thunder campground sells for $1.45 million

GENOA CITY — Owners of the Country Thunder festival grounds have purchased an adjoining property for $1.45 million with plans to introduce some future improvements for the festival experience.

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 04:45:00

Family sues county in fatal shooting

ELKHORN — The family of a man shot to death in 2016 by a Walworth County sheriff’s deputy has filed a federal lawsuit against the county. The lawsuit accuses the county and several co-defendants of mishandling various aspects of the incident that killed Christopher Davis outside an East Troy restaur

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2018-12-12 18:06:00

Man Charged In Heroin Overdose Death Gets 5 Years In Prison

MCHENRY COUNTY, IL – A 21-year-old Crystal Lake man charged in connection with the overdose death of a 20-year-old in Crystal Lake has been sentenced to five years in prison. John Galloway, 21, entered blind pleas to three counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance-heroin for allegedly de

PATCH - 2018-12-14 18:34:00

These Are The 10 Worst Places To Live In Wisconsin For 2019

Join RoadSnacks ▼ Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fifth time ranking the worst places to live in Wisconsin.

ROADSNACKS.NET - 2018-12-12 20:10:48

Shot that hit pregnant woman in head during Round Lake confrontation 'went through the front door,' prosecutor says

A Zion man, who authorities say inadvertently shot his pregnant wife through a door and caused the death of their unborn child during a confrontation in Round Lake this week, had his bail set at $2 million Thursday morning in bond court.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-12-13 17:40:00

Ice will be nice Burlington

Get out and enjoy the winter! This weekend includes an ice carving competition, a holiday sing-along, a holiday-themed run, dance and music. The fun is all over the place in Racine County. Real Racine has you covered.

RACINECOUNTYEYE.COM - 2018-12-13 16:40:15

Top tourism official cites 'disappointment' in resignation

Lake Geneva's top tourism official is stepping down after just 16 months on the job. Ed Svitak, president of VISIT Lake Geneva, announced his resignation in a letter that cites a lack of support and "self-serving objectives" that he says he encountered on the job.

LAKE GENEVA REGIONAL NEWS - 2018-12-11 20:00:00

Wisconsin strip club reaches $400k settlement with dancers

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin strip club has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle dancers’ claims that they were paid essentially nothing for their performances. Teriana Jones, who worked as a stripper at Cruisin’ Chubbys Gentleman’s Club, filed a federal class action lawsuit in 2017 alleging club ma

WAOW - 2018-12-14 15:58:16