Geneva Lake West

Highway 14 reconstruction plans still in the works  

By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor       The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) is still working on plans for restructuring Highway 14 in the village of Walworth.       “We still have two different potential paths that...

 

Residents up in arms over Peters Road bridge closure  

Residents up in arms over Peters Road bridge closure   

Concrete barricades block traffic from traveling both north and south over the Peters Road bridge. Resident Carolyn Burke said this has already caused a list of problems for residents south of the bridge, and poses a potential safety hazard...

 

Peters Road bridge to close Thursday  

  Unsafe bridge will remain closed until funding is obtained   The Peters Road bridge will be closing to all traffic next Thursday after being deemed unsafe by Walworth County and the State of Wisconsin Railroad Commissioner, according...

 

Boy shot and killed in Town of Sharon  

  By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor Eric Gutierrez, an 11-year-old boy from Sharon, died after being shot in the head in a wooded area behind N1602 Highway K in Sharon Township on July 9. The case remained an open investigation for the...

 

Walworth’s first branch court still out of session  

Hearings for parking tickets and zoning ordinances haven’t occurred since December By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor The village of Walworth has not had any court hearings involving zoning ordinances or parking tickets since December. “One...

 

Zelich enters not guilty plea

Zelich enters not guilty plea

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer Steven Zelich pleaded not guilty to two charges of hiding a corpse during an arraignment hearing in Walworth County Circuit Court Thursday. The 52-year-old West Allis man, who was bound over for trial on July...

 

Community comes together to support Fontana bridge repairs  

Community comes together to support Fontana bridge repairs   

Work on permanent bridge construction to begin in 2015 By Anne Trautner The South Lakeshore Drive bridge in Fontana was declared unsafe and closed to traffic on June 26. The bridge has since been repaired and reopened to cars and pedestrians...

 

South Lakeshore Drive bridge in Fontana closed last week  

South Lakeshore Drive bridge in Fontana closed last week   

Bridge undergoes repairs after being found unsafe for traffic The South Lakeshore Drive bridge in Fontana was declared unsafe and closed to traffic on June 26. (Photo by Anne Trautner) By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor       Fontana employees...

 

Teacher remains on suspension following Facebook post  

Williams Bay School Board continues thorough analysis of incident prior to making final decision By Anne Trautner Assistant Editor       Breann Vogt, a fifth-grade teacher at Williams Bay Elementary School, remains on leave following a...

 

Police identify second victim in suitcase murders

Police identify second victim in suitcase murders

By Vicky Wedig Editor Jenny Gamez, 19, of Cottage Grove, Ore., has been identified through dental records as the second victim of a suspected murderer who dumped her body and another alongside a Town of Geneva road in suitcases earlier this...

 
 
 
 

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