Spring 2014

The Perks of Pets

In the last three decades, research has shown the amazing mental, emotional and physiological benefits that pets can offer humans beyond the frequent walks around the block.

Springtime Blossoms

Lake Geneva photographer Bill Frantz captured these spring beauties in his neighborhood. We asked a couple of experts to help us identify the flowers.

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.

The Last House On The Block

We don’t know much about them, only that they were here. Beyond names, dates of birth and death, it’s hard to paint a picture of the men, women and children whose home was the Walworth County Poor Farm and Insane Asylum.

Talking Off The Air At The Lake

“Be relatable all the time,” says Nancy Douglass, the general manager at WLKG 96.1 The Lake, about the award-winning approach the station has taken over the years. This summer, Lake 96.1 is celebrating 20 years of broadcasting, and the people behind the voices talked “off the air” about the ups and downs of two decades in the local radio market.