Author Archive: Tracy Ouellette

Girls take down Big Foot

Girls take down Big Foot

Last-minute 3 pointer by Lomen wins game By Dan Truttschel Correspondent It’s still very early, but the East Troy High School girls basketball team continues to take positive steps forward. And that certainly was the case last week. Freshman Grace Lomen knocked down the game-winning 3-pointer with 20 seconds left, […]

 
 

Boys battle to the end

Trojans fall to Martin Luther, 73-68 By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Last week’s non-conference tilt between the East Troy and Greendale Martin Luther boys basketball teams wasn’t your garden variety season opener. This was a sectional final type of a matchup in Game 1. And it certainly lived up to the […]

 
 

Santa and Mrs. Klaus return to East Troy

Santa and Mrs. Klaus return to East Troy

Santa Parade Train rides the rails Saturday By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Railroad’s Santa Parade Train makes its annual journey from Mukwonago into downtown East Troy on Saturday for an evening on holiday festivities on the Village Square. “We are so excited to kick off the holiday […]

 
 

Community Guide photo contest deadline extended

East Troy area residents are invited to enter the annual Community Guide Cover Photo Contest. The entry deadline for the contest has been extended to Dec. 3. The overall best of the photos will appear on the cover of the East Troy Times 2019 Community Guide and the top picks […]

 
 

CHARLES D. ROWNTREE

Charles “Chuck” D. Rowntree, 83, passed away at Angels Grace Hospice on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Surrounded by family, he was called to his heavenly home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Charles was born in Burlington on Sept. 15, 1935, to Donald F. and Della D. […]

 
 

Mukwonago woman charged with 7th drunken driving offense

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 26 for a Mukwonago woman charged with a seventh drunken driving offense in the Town of Lyons. Laurie A. Walker, 51, was charged Nov. 12 in Walworth County Circuit Court with operating while intoxicated, seventh offense. According to the criminal complaint, Walker was […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy School District received an “exceeds expectations” report card from the Department of Public Instruction. Read about the district test scores and report card in this week’s edition of the paper. The Holiday Help of East Troy program is collecting donations at various locations throughout the area. Help […]

 
 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” ~William Arthur Ward The staff at Southern Lakes Newspapers wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!

 
 

Top selections

Top selections

East Troy Middle School students perform in honors bands Ten students from the East Troy Middle School seventh, and eighth, grade bands were selected to participate in the 52nd Annual UW, Milwaukee Honors Band Festival. Taylor Cain, flute; Natalie Goetsch, clarinet; Megan Greenlees, clarinet; Carly Boers, alto sax; Cadence Kroll, […]

 
 

YOLANDA D. QUIN

Yolanda D. Quin, 69, of Elkhorn, passed away peacefully on Nov. 17, 2018. She was born on Feb. 20, 1949. She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Mark Quin; she was the loving mother of Chris (Greg) Vanness; proud grandmother of Michael, Joseph, William, and Madeleine Vanness; […]