We are often asked what happens to the people we help once our charity moves on. There are many different answers to that question. Our hope is for our assistance to be the helping hand they need to be independent and successful in this world. While that is not the case for everyone, it is f…

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March has always been a “transitional” month for Lake Geneva, marking the transformation of the season from winter to spring. During some years, it has snowed frequently, and the ground was covered with snow for the entire month, and the ice remained solid on Geneva Lake. In other years, bra…

My wife and I had the good fortune to have been stranded in Blue Earth, Minnesota, during a blizzard last month. I say good fortune because we were just able to make it to a motel before the roads became impassable. Quite a few travelers were not as lucky, and ended up spending the night at …

In my previous column, I sketched a portrait of what Lake Geneva was like during the mid-20th century decade of the 1950s, with an emphasis on what wove the community together during that decade. After my column appeared, quite a few readers contacted me telling me how much they appreciated …

Before the memories of older residents of Lake Geneva dissolve into the mists of time, it might be useful to sketch a portrait of the community that Lake Geneva was during the 1950s. Such a portrait would also benefit from an analysis of what wove the fabric of the Lake Geneva community together.

Editor’s Note: The Lake Geneva Regional News presents “Party Lines,” a monthly discussion of political issues featuring side-by-side guest columnists from the local Democratic and Republican parties. The column below represents one side of this month’s discussion. Click here for the other side.

Editor’s Note: The Lake Geneva Regional News presents “Party Lines,” a monthly discussion of political issues featuring side-by-side guest columnists from the local Democratic and Republican parties. The column below represents one side of this month’s discussion. Click here for the other side.

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