Author Archive: Tracy Ouellette

ROBERT H. DIAMOND SR.

Robert H. Diamond Sr., 92, passed away peacefully in Cape Coral, Florida, on Oct. 2, 2019. Bob was born in Milwaukee but grew up in Palmyra. He joined the U.S. Army in 1946 where he served as a surgical tech in Japan. He eventually settled in East Troy, where he […]

 
 

Celebrating 125 years of lake preservation

Celebrating 125 years of lake preservation

Lake association plans birthday bash for Oct. 12 By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Lake Beulah Protective and Improvement Association is invited the public to its 125th anniversary celebration on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Lake Beulah Yacht Club, N9220 East Shore Road, East Troy. “We’re calling it an Oktoberfest and […]

 
 

School District annual meeting sparsely attended

The East Troy Community School District had its annual meeting Sept. 23 to a largely empty lecture hall at the high school. With only a handful of residents, aside from staff and board members, the district presented its proposed 2019-20 budget and set a preliminary tax levy increase of 3.3%. […]

 
 

Trojan tennis earns RVC title

Trojan tennis earns RVC title

Trojans host sectional next week By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The rest of the Rock Valley Conference has spent all season chasing the East Troy High School girls tennis team. And they still haven’t caught them. East Troy, which ran the table through the dual meet season, closed out its second […]

 
 

Relive the ‘War of the Worlds’

Relive the ‘War of the Worlds’

Off the Square Players open radio play, library fundraiser tonight By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Off the Square Players kick off their fall season with a presentation of the H.G. Wells thriller, “War of the Worlds, the Radio Broadcast,” tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Ivan’s Backstage on the East […]

 
 

JOHN F. SWENSON

John Freeman Swenson, 59, formerly of Mukwonago, died Sept. 23, 2019, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. A 1978 graduate of Mukwonago High School, he majored in communications at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and studied photography at Orange Coast College in California. He is survived by his mother, […]

 
 

JERRY SCHOEN

JERRY SCHOEN

Jerry Schoen, 83, passed away peacefully Aug. 25, 2019, surrounded by family. He was born May 9, 1936, in Caroline, the fourth of six children to the late Leonhart and Amanda Schoen. He attended Caroline Grade School and graduated from Marion High School in 1954. Jerry studied at the Wisconsin […]

 
 

Netters eye up conference title

Netters eye up conference title

Tennis team remains undefeated in regular season By Dan Truttschel Correspondent It became apparent early in the 2019 season that the East Troy and Big Foot-Williams Bay girls tennis teams were going to battle for the top spot in the Rock Valley Conference. The Trojans can check that goal off […]

 
 

This land is your land

This land is your land

Ice Age Trail chapter members leading free hikes on Saturday In recognition of National Public Lands Day, the Walworth/Jefferson County chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance will sponsor free 2-, 5-and 7-mile guided hikes on Saturday, Sept. 28, as an introduction to Wisconsin’s 1,200 plus mile Ice Age National […]

 
 

Be there for the ‘War of the Worlds’

Off the Square Players open season with radio play The year is 1938. The cost of a gallon of gas is 10 cents. Franklin D. Roosevelt is president. The primary medium of entertainment is the radio, and it caused panic in the eastern United States after listeners mistook a fictional […]