Winter 2018

A Cheesy Beginning

About a year and a half ago, Ron Henningfeld and his wife started their own business, Hill Valley Dairy, and began making and selling cheese.

A Century of Water Safety and Education

The Geneva Lake Water Safety Patrol will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2020, and as part of the events surrounding this milestone, the organization will release a book chronicling the first century of this local institution.

Timeless Yuletide Elegance

Baker House, the architectural gem with its ornate details fully preserved and recognized by the National Register of Historic Places, is even more stunning during the holidays.

In Her Own Words

Alma Schmidt Petersen, an heir to Black Point Estate in Lake Geneva, pens her thoughts while traveling in Europe at the onset of WWI.

Snow Much Fun

Learn how the Lake Geneva area has become a winter skiing destination for beginners and experts alike, with three local ski resorts—Wilmot Mountain, Grand Geneva Resort and Alpine Valley Resort.

A Passion for the Past

An inherent curiosity has made John Notz an authority on Geneva Lake’s storied past. Notz was born and raised in the Chicago area and practiced law there for much of his life, and now splits his time between Chicago and Lake Geneva.

Creativity Unleashed at Studio 84

Studio 84 is a nonprofit art studio that provides visual arts experiences for the community, with an emphasis on working with individuals with autism, physical disabilities, cognitive limitations and mental illness, creating an environment of inclusion whenever possible.