Author Archive: Tracy Ouellette

Run for office

Local board seats on spring ballot By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Area residents have the opportunity to serve on the school and village boards with the upcoming spring election. Interested candidates can obtain nomination papers from the village and school district, which are due by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, […]

 
 

Trojans struggle with injury, lack of depth

Trojans struggle with injury, lack of depth

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Even before the season began, the East Troy High School girls basketball team was going to be fighting a numbers game. That fight became a whole lot tougher last week. Down to six girls because of one ineligible player and one season-ending knee injury to another, […]

 
 

Boys win on the road

Trojans hang on after Pirates make comeback By Dan Truttschel Correspondent With four minutes left Saturday night, it looked like the East Troy High School boys basketball team would cruise to its second win in as many tries. Host Pewaukee was determined not to let the Trojans off that easy. […]

 
 

Santa Train rides the rails

Santa Train rides the rails

Annual holiday kick off set for Dec. 7 The East Troy Railroad’s Santa Parade Train rides the rails into downtown East Troy Saturday, Dec. 7. The annual train ride is presented by the East Troy Electric Railroad in conjunction with the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce and Mukwonago Area […]

 
 

DORINDA MAE MIDDLETON

DORINDA MAE MIDDLETON

Dorinda Mae Middleton found peace and went home to the Lord Nov. 16, 2019 at the age of 89 having lived a long and fulfilled life in and around the area of East Troy. She was born April 16, 1930, to the late Frederick Charles and Geraldine Mae (Cole) Cronk. […]

 
 

LEROY E. AMBORN

LeRoy E. Amborn, 95, of East Troy, died Nov. 16, 2019. A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 410 W. Veteran’s Parkway, Mukwonago. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the time of service at the church. Burial with full […]

 
 

Fly like an eagle

Fly like an eagle

Local teen receives highest Boy Scout rank at 15 By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff For many Boy Scouts, attaining the rank of Eagle Scout is the crowning achievement to their scouting career. Because of the rigorous requirements, the majority of scouts who reach the rank of Eagle do so when […]

 
 

A guide to holiday giving in East Troy

A guide to holiday giving in East Troy

Donate to help local families in need Holiday Help of East Troy donations begin today. The annual program has donation locations local businesses and organizations for different needs. Giving trees to purchase gifts for local children will be open until Dec. 8 at East Troy Bible Church, Good Shepherd Church, […]

 
 

WILLIAM F. RUPPERT SR.

WILLIAM F. RUPPERT SR.

William Francis Ruppert Sr., 90, of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, passed away Nov. 13, 2019. He was born in Big Bend Feb. 24, 1929, to William H. Ruppert and Effie Beulin of Mukwonago. William graduated from Mukwonago High School and enlisted with the U.S. Air Force. While serving with the USAF […]

 
 

Village Board approves budget with small tax increase

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board approved the proposed $2.8 million 2020 budget with a slight increase in the mill rate of from $7.594 last year to $7.607 this year. “Our tax rate is going up a very small amount, which is good news for the […]