Features

From Fleece to Fiber

Years after her husband’s passing, Susan Miller still carries on their shared dream of fiber farming and finds peace on Tall Grass Farm.

An Entrepreneurial Spirit

Read Terry Wood’s journey from computer engineer to artisan cheesemaker at his own farm and creamery – Highfield Farm (the only licensed farmstead artisan cheesemakers in southeastern Wisconsin).

Twin Pines: Standing the Test of Time

Some people may come across Twin Pines, an elegant Queen Anne Victorian residence located on Geneva Lake’s south shore, and admire its beauty, but pass by without giving it a second thought.

A Community within a Community

The Wisconsin School for the Deaf is a home away from home, teaching academics and life’s lessons to Wisconsin’s deaf and hard of hearing youth and young adults.

Around the Lake in a Day

One staff member from At The Lake set out to walk the entire Geneva Lake shore path in one day. We’ve compiled her tips for the journey here.

Sugar Hill

It’s a lukewarm, early March afternoon, beautiful for this time of year in Wisconsin – a balmy, nearly 40°F day sprinkled with sunshine. Near Williams Bay, one family in the backyard of a country home for their annual spring initiation: the maple harvest.

McIntyre’s Resort: Simply Magic

Nestled between Delavan Lake and Whitewater Lake on County P north of Delavan is a small, placid spot called Turtle Lake. It’s off the beaten path, all rustic charm and solitude, and it’s also where you’ll find McIntyre’s Resort, a small, family-owned lakeside resort reminiscent of a much earlier era.

Rock & Roll in the Country

Residents of Lake Geneva are often surprised to learn that the area once boasted a world-class music recording studio. Despite the string of hits this studio produced, it remains an underappreciated piece of local history.

Remember the Ladies

Some women refused to be footnotes. They refused to follow the so-called rules, choosing instead to follow their hearts and minds. Mary Delafield Sturges and her daughter, Ethel Sturges Dummer, are two such women. Strong, outspoken and driven, they loom larger today than the men of their rich and powerful clan — proving once again that sometimes the fairer sex is better able to make life fairer for all of us.