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Big Foot advances to civics games finals  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School will compete in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association's state Civics Games finals Feb. 23 in Madison. On Saturday, Feb.

Police: Bomb threat at Big Foot High School not credible  Gazettextra

Walworth Police Chief Daniel Hammett says a bomb threat found at Big Foot High School on Monday morning was not credible.

‘I want this to end:’ Meeting held at Big Foot High School after 4 threats in a month  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

WALWORTH -- A meeting was held Wednesday evening, Nov. 28 at Big Foot High School after four threats in a month's time. Police said they've gotten closer to ...

James A. Haeni | Obituaries  Gazettextra

August 28, 1953 - January 26, 2019. Walworth, WI -- James A. Haeni was born August 28, 1953 in Hustisford, WI, to Adolph Jr. and Evangeline (Miescke) Haeni.

Athletics facilities, school resource officer are focus of Big Foot referendums  Gazettextra

Big Foot Union High School District voters will decide two referendums Tuesday: whether to spend $7.8 million for new athletic facilities and whether to spend ...

Threat prompts Big Foot High School to shut down  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Students at Big Foot High School were dismissed early today after what officials described as a threat against students and staff.

Big Foot High School closed for a third time after threat  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — For the third time in less than a month, Big Foot High School was shut down today after officials reported finding a threat scrawled on a restroom ...

After school shootings nationwide, Big Foot High School tries out school resource officer  Gazettextra

After school shootings across the country, officer Jessie Lewin of the Walworth Police Department just finished her second week as Big Foot High School's new ...

Basketball Weekly: Previewing the WIAA girls basketball tourney  Gazettextra

The road to the Resch Center begins Tuesday for a number of area girls basketball teams. Others, including Janesville Craig, won't begin WIAA postseason play ...

2018 football preview: Enz believes Big Foot can turn things around  Gazettextra

Walworth Big Foot missed the WIAA football postseason for the first time in 15 years in 2017. Can the Chiefs rebound in 2017?

Bathroom wall threats perplex school officials in Walworth and Sharon  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School and nearby Sharon Elementary School are investigating more bomb threats found written on bathroom walls inside the ...

Big Foot OK's referendum for nearly $9 million | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — The Big Foot School District will ask voters in November to approve $7.8 million in borrowing to renovate the school district's outdoor athletic ...

Teacher picked as Big Foot High's interim principal  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — A longtime math teacher at Big Foot High School has been selected to fill the vacant principal's position for the 2018-19 school year.

Big Foot High School principal agrees to stay another year  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Dan Dowden is no longer Big Foot High School's interim principal.

Big Foot's new principal quits before she starts  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School is restarting its search for a new principal.

New principal thinking long-term at Big Foot  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Boxes are stacked on the counters and along the walls of the Big Foot High School principal's office.

Big Foot referendum debate: How important are school sports?  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — In seeking support for a referendum on upgrading athletic facilities, Big Foot High School administrators are asking voters to consider ...

Walworth County school hires armed police officer  WTMJ-TV

At Big Foot High School in Walworth County, they just hired an armed officer to stand guard and act when necessary.

‘Unknown substance’ in locker prompts evacuation at East Troy HS  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

EAST TROY -- East Troy High School students and staff were evacuated Monday, Oct. 29 after an unknown substance was found in a glass jar in a locker in the ...

Local high school student facing $1,000 fine after not following rules during active-shooter drill  WDJT

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Big Foot's Hehr found her niche on the volleyball court  Gazettextra

Kampbell Hehr is graduating early. The Walworth Big Foot senior will graduate in December and then head to Georgia State University in January to begin ...

Big Foot gets its own police officer | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — The hallways of Big Foot High School are police officer Jessie Lewin's new beat.

Walworth County native, NFL player Travis Fredrick diagnosed with Guillain-Barré  WDJT

Many in Wisconsin have followed the journey of Travis Fredrick. The Walworth County native played football at UW-Madison and has been on the Dallas ...

Football coaches want Big Foot moved to new conference  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association is proposing to move Big Foot High School out of the Rock Valley Conference starting in the fall of ...

Big Foot basketball player scores 1,000th point | Sports Paid  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School basketball player Logan Eischeid scored a basket Thursday night that put him in the history books.

Big Foot campaign group developing November referendum plan  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — The campaign is off and running to decide Big Foot School District's referendum for nearly $9 million in athletic facility upgrades and other ...

FFA-Big Foot High | Lake Geneva |  Lake Geneva Regional News

The Big Foot FFA in Walworth will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 17 through 24.

Former Walworth high school student now plays for Dallas Cowboys  WTMJ-TV

Travis Frederick plays center for the Dallas Cowboys.

Big Foot students hear horrors of drug abuse  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH —Ted Hawver is something of a success story.

Big Foot teacher forges a passion for knives  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — His great-grandfather made a knife while serving in the U.S. Navy.

High school student accused of sexual assault | Police  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — A student at Big Foot High School is facing felony charges of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl.

Big Foot alum hired to run district | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Big Foot High School has selected Doug Parker as its new district administrator.

Walworth police chief resigns after less than one year  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Police Chief Dan Hammett has resigned after less than a year on the job and is preparing to join the Williams Bay Police Department.

Big Foot basketball player hits 1,000-point milestone | Sports Paid  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH – On back-to-back possessions in the Jan. 3 game against Edgerton, Big Foot senior Logan Eischeid drove the lane.

Fontana school referendum aims to avoid staff cuts  Lake Geneva Regional News

FONTANA — Along with voting in primaries for governor and senator, voters in the Fontana School District will be asked Aug. 14 to increase property taxes by ...

Town of Delavan woman challenging August in 32nd Assembly seat race  Gazettextra

A town of Delavan woman is challenging state Rep. Tyler August in his re-election campaign to represent state Assembly District 32.

Fontana pizzeria cleans up after state-ordered closure  Lake Geneva Regional News

FONTANA — Pie High Pizza has reopened after being closed for three days when state and local inspectors reported finding unsanitary conditions and safety ...

Art teacher saves prom for student with hair loss  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — It was like a high school student's nightmare.

Republican August wins re-election in Assembly's 32nd District  Gazettextra

Voters Tuesday chose to re-elect the No. 2 Republican in the state Assembly to continue representing the legislative body's 32nd District.

In Clinton, state superintendent raises rural school funding issues  Gazettextra

Standing in a hallway brimming with students Tuesday, state schools superintendent and Democratic candidate for governor Tony Evers said the Clinton ...

Big Foot High School to receive new website  Lake Geneva Regional News

Big Foot High School's website will be getting a facelift over the summer. The above screen shot is from the current site. (Photo by Sammi Wendling/Regional ...

Elkhorn man appears on History Channel show 'Knife or Death'  Gazettextra

On "Forged in Fire: Knife or Death," a new show debuting on the History Channel, an Elkhorn man competes for $20000.

Area graduate to lead state FFA next year  Kenosha News

WALWORTH — If she had been a basketball standout or pitched on the softball team, we probably would all know her name.

Kikkoman marks Walworth County anniversary with a gift  Lake Geneva Regional News

FONTANA — The Japanese company Kikkoman Foods Inc. is commemorating the 45th anniversary of its Walworth County soy sauce plant with a $600000 gift ...

Basketball Weekly: Last week's column on basketball officiating draws plenty of feedback  Gazettextra

A look back at last week's Basketball Weekly column, in which I took a lot of criticism for suggesting that conferences go back to the two-person officiating crew ...

Substance found in East Troy HS locker was mixture of gas, Styrofoam  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

EAST TROY -- East Troy officials provided more details on Friday, Nov. 2 about a suspicious substance that caused an evacuation at East Troy High School ...

Big Foot volleyball star 'pumped' for jump to college  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — For Kampbell Hehr and her siblings, success in sports is definitely something that runs in the family. Hehr, a volleyball standout at Big Foot, ...

Area students celebrate scholarships, degrees and more | Lake Geneva  Lake Geneva Regional News

Riley Kleeman, Lake Geneva, and Audrey Mora, Williams Bay, received degrees May 12 from Rockford University in Rockford, Illinois.Sarah Doreza, Fontana ...

Town of Delavan Democrat battles incumbent in 32nd District  Gazettextra

A town of Delavan Democrat who promotes her health care experience is challenging the 32nd Assembly District incumbent, a Republican who is campaigning ...

Sources: Remains of 2 bodies found in burn pit in Walworth County  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

EAST TROY -- Sources tell FOX6 News Walworth County authorities are investigating after two bodies were found on a property near Woodfield Court and ...

Walworth school ready to cut five teachers | Geneva Lake West News |  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH —A budget imbalance and a shrinking student population may lead Walworth Elementary School to eliminate five teaching positions for the ...

Man's honesty is worth more than a bundle of cash  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Find $4000 wrapped in paper lying in a parking lot, and then what?

Lake Geneva teens Melges IV and Rowe campaigning for Olympic sailing berth  Gazettextra

Harry Melges IV and Finn Rowe are continuing Lake Geneva's tradition of producing elite sailors.

Big Foot theater students present courtroom drama | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — “Twelve Angry Jurors” is arguably the gold standard among stage dramas.

Lake Geneva teens have Olympic sailing goal  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

LAKE GENEVA — Two 17-year-old sailors from southern Wisconsin are beginning a European tour in their quest to earn a spot on the U.S. sailing team for the ...

Rural Burlington residents face choice in Assembly District 32  Journal Times

TOWN OF BURLINGTON — It might seem like a tall order to challenge one of the most high-profile members of the State Assembly.

Walworth police chief retires after 33 years | Geneva Lake West News |  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Andy Long ended his last day as police chief pretty much as he started his first day as chief.

As Delavan-Darien faces financial turmoil, new officials look to the future  Gazettextra

As the school year ends, new Delavan-Darien school officials are eager to tout the district's academic progress, which they say has been overshadowed by a ...

Agape House plans to open facility for boys  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Agape House, a nonprofit religious boarding school for troubled girls, is making plans to expand its outreach to include boys.

Neighbors fighting domestic violence shelter proposal | Lake Area News  Lake Geneva Regional News

ELKHORN — A two-year effort to establish a shelter in Walworth County for domestic violence victims has led organizers to a vacant medical clinic in downtown ...

Fontana cuts building inspection department | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

FONTANA — The village has eliminated its building and zoning department in a cost-cutting move, and will hire a private outside firm to issue building permits ...

Determined woman with disabilities wins pageant crown | Lake Area News  Lake Geneva Regional News

TOWN OF LINN — Meghan McEneany, 18, has been a cheerleader, stage actress, downhill skier, horseback rider, fashion show performer and now, a pageant ...

Elkhorn Man Appears on 'Knife or Death' Show  U.S. News & World Report

ELKHORN, Wis. (AP) — A screeching electric guitar opens the trailer for "Knife or Death," a new show debuting April 17 on the History Channel.

Updated: Team-by-team 2018 football schedules for each conference in the area and region

2018 prep football schedules for every varsity team in the area and region:

Belfry Music Theatre maps out future expansion | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

TOWN OF DELAVAN — Plans are afoot to expand the Belfry Music Theatre, as the historic facility enjoys robust success with live musical performances.

Brookwood teacher rolls up accolades and honors | Lake Area News  Lake Geneva Regional News

GENOA CITY — In a self-described “last big hurrah” as Wisconsin's 2018 Elementary Teacher of the Year, Mary Ellen Kanthack threw out the first pitch Aug.

Williams Bay student disciplined in 'hit list' incident  Lake Geneva Regional News

WILLIAMS BAY — A student at Williams Bay Middle School has been disciplined after officials allegedly discovered she had compiled a “hit list” of other ...

Badger students present 'Mamma Mia" in fall musical  Lake Geneva Regional News

For Heidi Engerman, preparing for Badger High School's upcoming fall musical has been a journey.

Congressional hopefuls disagree on marijuana and more | Lake Area News  Lake Geneva Regional News

KENOSHA — The three candidates for Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District — Democrat Randy Bryce, Republican Bryan Steil and independent Ken Yorgan ...

‘Make a life-changing difference:’ Upcoming blood donation opportunities with Red Cross  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April. Donating blood is a simple way ...

Novak's Restaurant project could be back on track  Lake Geneva Regional News

FONTANA — A proposal to demolish and replace Novak's Restaurant is scheduled for a public hearing at 4 p.m. Sept. 4 before the Fontana Plan Commission ...

Tourism chief says agency has tossed him out  Lake Geneva Regional News

The president of VISIT Lake Geneva today said he has been relieved of his duties and escorted out of his office after tendering a resignation that was not ...

With Linn clerk/treasurer retiring, job will be split in two  Lake Geneva Regional News

LINN — A major role in the town of Linn government will split into two jobs next year, but one local official worries that the town board is “crunched for.

Williams Bay to keep paying interim police chief  Lake Geneva Regional News

WILLIAMS BAY — Chris Severt will remain as the village's interim police chief.

Caring for Williams Bay's tiny and almost-forgotten park  Lake Geneva Regional News

WILLIAMS BAY — Draco the Dragon, a lawn decoration at Frost Park, needed a place to stay for the winter.

Environmental group wants to study 'red wave' in lake  Lake Geneva Regional News

WILLIAMS BAY — A “red wave” of rusty water that has colored Buttons Bay and other waters of Geneva Lake is sparking concern within the Geneva Lake ...

Lifeguard records mother-daughter double rescue at beach  Lake Geneva Regional News

Riviera Beach was crowded on a steamy hot Fourth of July when the festive atmosphere was pierced by a young girl's shrieking cries for help out in the water.

Williams Bay police chief back at work on limited duty  Lake Geneva Regional News

WILLIAMS BAY — Police Chief Laura Washer is back at the Williams Bay Police Department, but not yet in uniform.

Williams Bay police dog dies unexpectedly at age five  Lake Geneva Regional News

WILLIAMS BAY — Rex the police dog is dead. Village officials announced that Williams Bay's police dog, Rex, has died unexpected at just five years of age.

Hospital's new baby center designed for moms — by moms  Lake Geneva Regional News

ELKHORN — Two times a day, on average, a new life begins at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center.

Walworth County officials use drone to catch fleeing suspect: ‘We were able to save him’  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

WALWORTH COUNTY -- A fight at a strip club leads to a high speed chase and a foot pursuit. Lake Geneva police pulled out one of their newest tools to bring it ...

Downtown getting cooler this winter with new ice rink  Lake Geneva Regional News

Another icy attraction is in the works to give outdoor enthusiasts a reason to visit downtown Lake Geneva this winter.

Walworth volunteers ensure a happy holiday for those in need  Lake Geneva Regional News

WALWORTH — Walworth Elementary School students and staff came together to make the holiday season bright for families in need in the community.

Police say four arrested in downtown bar fight  Lake Geneva Regional News

Four women are facing municipal court citations in Lake Geneva after an alleged late-night fistfight outside a downtown tavern.

Safari Lake Geneva expanding its exotic herd | Lake Area News  Lake Geneva Regional News

BLOOMFIELD — Thelma and Louise have found a new home in the Lake Geneva area.

Ryan speaks to students in Lake Geneva, Delavan  Lake Geneva Regional News

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, visited Badger High School early Friday afternoon, taking some questions from students.

Downtown merchant joins city tourism commission | Lake Geneva  Lake Geneva Regional News

A longtime downtown Lake Geneva business owner is getting involved in promoting tourism in the city.

Foundation aims for $10 million to save Yerkes | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

WILLIAMS BAY — A civic-minded group has created a foundation with the goal of raising at least $10 million for an endowment to keep Yerkes Observatory ...

Abbey Marina wins national awards | Geneva Lake West News  Lake Geneva Regional News

FONTANA — The Abbey Marina and its harbormaster have won national recognition from an organization for boat marina operators.

Village not ready to welcome back police chief  Lake Geneva Regional News

WILLIAMS BAY — Police Chief Laura Washer says she is ready to return to work, but village officials instead are planning to continue a contract with her ...

‘It’s a workout:’ Watch as a new crop of ‘mailboat jumpers’ try to land a unique summer job on Geneva Lake  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

LAKE GENEVA -- The "mailboat jumpers" are part of a time-honored tradition that helps put Lake Geneva on the map. FOX6 News was there on Tuesday, June ...

Grass-roots support needed to revive Yerkes, staff says  Lake Geneva Regional News

WILLIAMS BAY — At least three options exist that would allow Yerkes Observatory to resume operation after it is closed by the University of Chicago, the facility's ...

Tax claim adds to Bloomfield judge's legal woes  Lake Geneva Regional News

BLOOMFIELD — David Schiltz wants to continue as municipal judge here, and despite his mounting legal troubles, community leaders are supporting him.

Fire department paramedics ready for emergency calls | Lake Geneva |  Lake Geneva Regional News

The Lake Geneva Fire Department is now able to offer a higher level of care to emergency medical patients before they arrive at a hospital.

Lake Geneva recital to benefit historic organ effort  Lake Geneva Regional News

A member of the Madison Symphony Orchestra will play a 135-year-old organ Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Holy Communion Episcopal Church, 320 Broad St., Lake ...

Neighbors oppose gravel pit in town of Lyons  Lake Geneva Regional News

TOWN OF LYONS -- Town officials have rejected a property owner's plan for a new gravel pit, after neighbors voiced concerns about environmental impacts.

Biadasz ready for big O-line opportunity | Wisconsin Athletics  University of Wisconsin Badgers

BY MIKE LUCAS Senior Writer. MADISON, Wis. — Travis Frederick extolled the virtues of growing up in Small Town, USA (captured in song by ...

AU Today — News from the Aurora University Community  AU Today

Posted by Jeremy Pittenger on May 23, 2017. 00000. Enna Peterson, a senior at Big Foot High School (Wisconsin), has been named a Presidential Scholar at ...

Schools weigh arming themselves against opioids | Lake Geneva  Lake Geneva Regional News

As the opioid epidemic surges in Wisconsin and elsewhere, the antidote for overdoses of such drugs as heroin and oxycodone is now in the nurse's office of one ...

Lake Geneva library drops all fines for late returns  Lake Geneva Regional News

Lake Geneva Public Library patrons no longer have to worry about shelling out cash if their books are overdue.

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