Category: Front Page

Front Page, April 1, 2020

Read these words from the Declaration again; maybe you haven’t read them since your school years: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed…”  

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Front Page, March 25, 2020

The security of the nation, the state, the county and even Lake Geneva (and the communities surrounding Geneva Lake), is at stake, as the fear of contracting a new and mostly unknown and poorly understood virus slowly increases in how many people it infects.

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Front Page, March18, 2020

What happened on top of the Rivera Pier Complex over the last couple of weeks? Who did that? Why would anyone do that? The roof of the Riviera, expensively reroofed by Renaissance Roofing, a sub-contractor for MSI, put bright orange tiles equally spaced among the expensive clay tiles, all of which are a deep dark red in color.

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Front Page, March 11, 2020

Although the words in this headline come from the lyrics of the song: “You make me feel like a natural woman,” by Aretha Franklin, the meaning is clear and the situation that poignant, as Lake Geneva teeters on the edge of a cloying pool of lurking developers waiting just below. The next words in her song are: “and you came along to claim it,” meaning the claiming of that soul.

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Front Page, March 4, 2020

he Lakeland Community Church in Lake Geneva donates money every year to many deserving charities and should be applauded for its generosity. The church wanted to give something back, and show appreciation to the Lake Geneva city team that serves the Lake Geneva community. The church, and its parishioners, donated seven hundred and fifty dollars ($750.00), to be used as the city deemed fit, without restriction

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Front Page, February 26, 2020

What happened in the city council chambers of Lake Geneva on Monday night, where the city’s comprehensive plan was supposed to be read and discussed? It was a travesty and a most interesting example of slippery sleazy political maneuvering of the worst kind.

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Front Page, February 19, 2020

There’s a problem in Lake Geneva, and it’s caused by a small cabal of people who have anything but the residents of Lake Geneva’s peace and goodwill in mind.  Development at its worst, the elements of which are the crummy “stinking” teeming kind, is all about (and very similar to) only three geographic locations, “the deadly trio”.

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Front Page, February 12, 2020

On Monday, the 10th day of February in the year 2020, the plan commission and the common council of Lake Geneva met jointly in a grand attempt to approve the revised and much-reviled changes to the city’s comprehensive plan.  This meeting started at six p.m. and, very notably, went on until just before midnight.

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Front Page, February 5, 2020

What will Lake Geneva do without its most wonderful parking queen: Sylvia Mullally?  
Last week a special personnel meeting was scheduled (a very last minute without notice kind of thing) with only one item on the agenda, reading; “motion to go into closed session for the purpose of considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility regarding: parking manager evaluation.”

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Front Page, January 29, 2020

At last week’s Finance Licensing and Regulation (FLR) meeting on Tuesday, January 22, 2020, there was another parking presentation. The parking rate increase from $2 to $3 is all the talk around the city hall, in the downtown business district, and with the residents of Lake Geneva. With all the demands for different options and the numbers to back up the options Lake Geneva’s Parking Department (basically Sylvia Mullally the manager) has been working overtime.

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Front Page, January 22, 2020

Inspiration Ministries will be opening its special coffee shop over the course of the next few months.  The rate of return for this business, employing the handicapped and training them to better become involved and working citizens in the community cannot be measured using a financial ‘rate of return’ system of success or failure analysis.  

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Front Page, January 15, 2020

Bill Gage, the owner of Gage Marine, the company selected by the communities around the lake to be the one and only cruise operation providing boat and other marine services for one and all around Geneva Lake, came to the Lake Geneva City chambers and laid out exactly what he and his company had done to replace the controversial gas tanks near the northern front of the Riviera Pier Complex.

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