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Lake Geneva bank robbed Monday

Lake Geneva bank robbed Monday

PNC Bank, 401 Broad St., Lake Geneva, was robbed Monday afternoon by a man who claimed to have a bomb. Lake Geneva Police responded to the reported robbery at approximately 3:50 p.m. The suspect was described as a white male, 35-55 years of age. He had a mustache, stocky build, […]


Police have suspect in rash of car, garage break-ins

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer A rash of garage and car break-ins on Stonewall Court, Indian Bend Road and Travelers Run were reported to city police Oct. 11. According to records, no less than seven reports came in that day regarding burglaries of cars or garages on those streets. Among […]


A real… SCREAM!

Zombies, ghouls, vampires and other creepy characters roam Bear Den Haunted Woods at night looking to frighten and freak out its guests. (Photo courtesy of Hendren Productions.

Haunted woods offers hair-raising outing     By Vanessa Lenz Staff writer                   During the day, the grounds at Bear Den Zoo and Petting Farm paint an idyllic fall picture most could only dream about.                   Set in 22 acres of farmland, the lot is an oasis of fall colors […]



Howard E. Kasten, 72, Crocker, M., formerly of Wisconsin, died unexpectedly at the Phelps County Medical Center, Rolla, Mo. He was born Aug. 29, 1939, in Lake Villa, Ill., to the late Emil B. and Frances L. (Perry) Kasten. He had worked as a millwright for American Motors Corp. and […]



Wilma Joyce Callen, 79, formerly of Waterford, died in her St. Louis, Mo., home on Oct. 9, 2011, after an eight year battle with cancer. She was born in Centerville, Iowa, on Oct. 3, 1932, to the late John L. and Wilma (Whisler) Callen. The family moved to Southeastern Wisconsin […]



Owens, Geraldine, ‘Geri,’ 88, of the Waterford/Rochester area, died Oct. 10, 2011. She was born in St. Paul, Minn., to the late Daniel and Victoria (Berniche) Pellitier. She was a graduate of UW-Madison with a degree in home economics. She married Mark J. Owens on Nov. 18, 1950. He preceded […]


Martin H. King

Martin Henry King, 80, of Grand Marsh, died Oct. 8, 2011, at the Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. He was born May 30, 1931 in Burlington, to the late William and Anna (Hoeffner) King. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Army. He worked for […]


Man dies in crash with semi on Highway 11

A Wausau man was killed and a Kenosha woman was seriously injured Sunday afternoon when the car they were in collided with a semi-trailer truck on Highway 11 west of Burlington. Matthew Bowden Kehl, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Walworth County coroner on Highway 11 near […]


Laptop computer program boots up at Fox River

Seventh-grade textbooks are history at Waterford Middle School By Julie Rossman Correspondent In what is likely a sign of things to come in education, Fox River Middle School has taken a step toward becoming more “green” while it also prepares students to compete in a global, digital society. Each seventh-grader […]


Waterford upends Badger in double overtime

By Jennifer Eisenbart Sports editor On the final night of the prep football regular season, Waterford had a shot at the Southern Lakes Conference title. It took double overtime for the Wolverines to take advantage of it. Scoreless through regulation and the first overtime, Waterford finally scored on a one-yard […]


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