Category: Front Page

Front Page, May 22, 2019

Lake Geneva was recently voted the country’s “Best Small Town for Adventure” in the latest “10 Best” poll from USA Today. Lake Geneva, with its prime shoreline and wide-open spaces, is an outdoor enthusiast dream come true and, surprisingly, it’s not located on either of the country’s coasts, but rather inland in Southern Wisconsin

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Front Page, May 15, 2019

Today, Wednesday, May 15th, is your chance to have your thoughts or ideas heard regarding the future comprehensive plan for the city of Lake Geneva, if you are a resident. Or, apparently, if you are from the selection of special pre-public seminar groups, or an interested developer. 

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Front Page, May 1, 2019

“It’s coming from the sorrow in the street, the holy places where the races meet. From the homicidal bitchin’ that goes down in every kitchen to determine who will serve and who will eat…” The “sorrow in the street” is all about what is going to happen on Highway 50 when the weekend summer traffic grows to the point of being material for a B quality horror movie

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Front Page, April 24, 2019

As the weather began to change, the controversy about the pier slips in Lake Geneva took off at warp speed, and the city’s weather changed to the point where it actually began to seem like there would be a summer season in 2019. First came the controversy, when the Piers and Harbors Commission decided that it might consider locking the base of the piers and secure those areas for use only by the boaters who rent those slips.

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Front Page, April 10, 2019

No sooner does Jim Weiss win re-election to the position of President of the Town of Linn Board, then he becomes the main player in the resolution of the Starry Stonewort problem. The problem of what to do about the initial appearance of this potentially invasive species in Geneva Lake’s pristine pure water, and all else that goes with that, has been partially solved.

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Front Page, April 3, 2019

At the last Piers, Harbor and Lakefront Committee meeting on Wednesday, March 20th, the big discussion was about the boat launch area on the west end of Library Park.  Item #12 was a discussion and recommendation regarding the installation of a security gate at the west end pier location

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Front Page, March 27, 2019

Two members of the Lake Geneva Plan Commission have expiring terms on May 1st. Currently, all but one of the commission members reside in the mayor’s district #2. Will the mayor seek to fill the two positions with residents from the other districts so that we have balanced representation?

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Front Page, March 20, 2019

A good-sized chunk of the Hummel property sold. It went for about five point four million dollars $5,400,000). A four-hundred-acre area that sits back east of South Lake Shore Drive, running north and south from Willow road all the way to just across from the Geneva Inn.

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Front Page, March 13, 2019

How did we, and everyone else, miss this vital change to the city’s code of conducting business? The burden of proof has changed for granting or denying an applicant’s request for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) from those requesting its approval to those denying its approval.

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Front Page, March 6, 2019

This is not an article about global warming, although it might as well be something like it, but much smaller in scope and potential effect. This article is about that invasive plant species brought over from Europe called the Starry Stonewort

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