Author Archive: Tracy Ouellette

Trojans fall to Spartans in RVC dual wrap up

Trojans fall to Spartans in RVC dual wrap up

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy High School boys tennis team gave visiting McFarland quite a push in its Rock Valley Conference dual meet Monday afternoon. But in the end, the Spartans just had too much firepower. East Troy picked up two victories in doubles, but McFarland ran the […]

 
 

Looking to the stars

Looking to the stars

High school NASA Hunch teams spend week at Space Center By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff East Troy High School sent two teams to the NASA Hunch final design review at the Johnson Space Center in Houston April 13 to 16. The teams have been working on their projects since the […]

 
 

Trojan sports roundup

Trojan sports roundup

Track competes at Beloit Invite, softball wins 5 By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy High School boys and girls track teams each had four first-place finishes at Friday’s Beloit Daily News Invitational at Beloit Turner. East Troy’s girls tallied 105 points to finish second overall behind champion Brodhead-Juda’s 142.5. […]

 
 

Run the Ice Age Trail 50 Saturday

Run the Ice Age Trail 50 Saturday

Endurance races will have huge economic impact on the Kettle Moraine region Nearly 1,2000 endurance runners will report to the starting line at the Nordic Trail in LaGrange on Saturday, May 11, some as early as 6 a.m., to run 50 miles, 50 kilometers or a half-marathon. Originating from 32 […]

 
 

DR. ROBERT R. SPITZER

DR. ROBERT R. SPITZER

Dr. Robert R. Spitzer, nearly 97, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at his home. Dr. Spitzer was born in Waukesha County on May 4, 1922, to John and Ruth (nee St. George) Spitzer. He spent his early life on his parent’s farm in Waukesha County and started his education […]

 
 

Police investigating early morning drive-by shooting in East Troy

Police investigating early morning drive-by shooting in East Troy

The Village of East Troy Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that took place in the Brookstone subdivision. “No one was injured,” Police Chief Jeremy Swendrowski said. According to a press release from Swendrowski, police were called to the subdivision just after 1:20 a.m. this morning for a report […]

 
 

Bridge maintenance over Highway 12 to include over-night closures next week

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is notifying motorists of upcoming overnight closures along westbound Highway 12 near Lake Geneva in Walworth County. Next week, maintenance crews will finalize repainting a bridge girder on the structure carrying Sheridan Springs Road over Highway 12 westbound. Both lanes of Highway 12 westbound will […]

 
 

LAWRENCE M. MITTEN

LAWRENCE M. MITTEN

Lawrence “Larry” Michael Mitten, 89, of East Troy, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, April 26, 2019, at AngelsGrace Hospice, Oconomowoc. He was born May 13, 1929, to Walter and Clara (Kerstein) Mitten at Burlington Hospital. He attended East Troy schools and graduated in 1947. Larry served in the Army […]

 
 

Homicide charge dismissed in Roma’s shooting

Charge dropped in exchange for pleas on drug charges A homicide charge against a Milwaukee man was dismissed in exchange for guilty pleas to drug charges associated with the death of a man shot by a sheriff’s deputy in East Troy in 2016. At a pretrial conference March 6, Jose […]

 
 

Man gets 8 years for role in bank robbery

A Waukesha man was sentenced to eight years in prison for his role in robbing a bank in East Troy in June. Michael K. Brown, 37, pleaded guilty Nov. 13 to robbery of a financial institution as a party to a crime. He was sentenced Jan. 10 to eight years […]