Companion Animal Specialty & Emergency Hospital: Helping Barks & Meows for Two Decades

This Crystal Lake veterinary specialist has made a hallmark of caring for family pets. From a small practice to the region’s premier animal specialty practice, a lot has changed in 20 years.

Know Your Neighbors: Neill Frame

Little can keep the Lake Geneva mail boat from making its daily rounds to shoreline residents. On the 100th anniversary of this famous mail boat’s first voyage, we caught up with the man who’s captained it for 54 years.






The Edgewater

1001 Wisconsin Place Madison, WI 608-535-8200 www.theedgewater.com

Resurrecting the Gage-Hacker Boat

Designed to cut through the choppy waters of Geneva Lake, this classic 1960s wooden boat is a local legend. Learn how Bill Gage Jr. is commemorating his father’s crowning achievement with a stylish new version.






Village of Wauconda

Water, Spirit, Wonder
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Northwest Quiz, Summer 2012

Sure, we’re a long way from the ocean, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun in the water! See how much you know about our local rivers and lakes, then enjoy one!






Pier 290: Gage Marine Christens Dockside Dining Project

Restaurant Profile: A brand new dining experience is now open at Lake Geneva’s Gage Marine. Get a sneak peak at the new dockside restaurant and see how it serves both boaters and landlubbers.






Genuine Northwest

Discover these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.






Nothing Sly About This Fox

It touches nearly 11 counties in its 185-mile journey from Waukesha County, Wis., to the Illinois River near Ottawa. Learn how environmentalists are protecting the Fox River and discover the best places to paddle and play.






George Williams College of Aurora University (Private/Four-Year)

George Williams College of Aurora University, Lake Geneva, Wis.