They came from Chicago. They came on Monday night. They did not come riding on white chargers, or even driving inside of them. They came in quietly, those executive officers of the University of Chicago. There were hundreds of citizens gathered at the city hall board of trustees meeting.Read More
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7 Acres of wondrous beauty and architectural splendor now about to become mired in 50 shades of pain. The University of Chicago is leaving the Yerkes Observatory in the dust by making an executive decision to withdraw the equipment, personnel, and funding for expenses.Read More
“Main Street” U.S.A. The ‘Main Street’ being written about here is the one that proceeds east and west through the beating heart of downtown Lake Geneva. The City of Lake Geneva, ever so quietly, decided to spend some money on reworking the downtown infrastructure.Read More
Captain Robert Hall, head of Walworth County Drug Unit sent this report: “The Walworth County Drug Unit has conducted multiple investigations during the past six months regarding the distribution of cocaine and marijuana. Within the past 10 days, the Drug Unit has served 6 search warrants.Read More
The great Lake Geneva mayoral election runoff is over and there are two winners, the current mayor not being one of them. Charlene Klein pulls off a stunning upset over popular but pro-development Tom Hartz. The mayor is out of it.Read More
The private developers, none of them local, are making the coming election all about only two real issues, rather than the issue of candidate quality.
The two issues are called Hillmoor and BigFoot Beach. The citizens of Lake Geneva have spoken loudly and often about their wish that Hillmoor be kept as a protectorate for their use since so little open land is left…
By the time you read this publication it will be several weeks since the current owners of the Hillmoor property were denied the ability to change the city’s comprehensive plan in order to allow for high-density occupation, both residential and business.Read More
The City of Lake Geneva is about to change…again. The mayor’s position of supreme leadership (if you will) is up for grabs, and three “amigos” have ridden into town to help the peasants fight off the forces of banditos, or forces of evil, take your pickRead More
April is rushing at Geneva Lake, and in particular, focusing and honing in on the small town of Lake Geneva that sits perched on its northern edge.
Lake Geneva doesn’t own much in the way of lakefront property and, although its pier complex is the largest on the lake, doesn’t have much of a truly aquatic or boating culture attached to it.
Tina Trahan is a controversial woman. Tina is the manager of her own fortune, the foundations of which she prefers to keep confidential. Tina Trahan is from Elmhurst, Illinois and graduated from college at Illinois State.Read More
Years ago, Tom Hartz came to Lake Geneva to build a restaurant. That place is called Simple, but it is anything but simple in application or design. It’s modern as all get out and now it’s accompanied by the bakery he bought next door.Read More
The change in political landscaping to-and-fro across the entire political field of Lake Geneva is dramatic, and the effects could reach out and touch every individual who lives in or around Geneva Lake, even the people who come to visit in summer and winter.Read More