Author Archive: Tracy Ouellette


John A. Terpstra, 75, of rural Delavan, died Jan. 23, 2019, at his home. A memorial gathering will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 3 at the Delavan American Legion Hall, 111 S. Second St. Flag presentation and comments will be at 3 p.m. Betzer Funeral Home is […]


Evening events cancelled in East Troy

Evening events cancelled in East Troy

The East Troy Community School District has cancelled its evening activities for Monday, Jan. 28, because of the weather. The cancellations include all sporting events, other activities and the parent night program.


Wrestlers take second at conference duals

Six grapplers go 4-0 for the day By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The only thing that kept the East Troy wrestling team from a perfect day a Saturday’s Rock Valley Conference Duals was the seventh tiebreaker in a match with Whitewater. Despite that, the positives from the day were overflowing. East […]


Boys win two

Boys win two

Coach says team needs to step it up By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The good news for the East Troy High School boys basketball team last week was it picked up two more Rock Valley Conference victories. But for coach Darryl Rayfield, the defensive effort in one of those wasn’t nearly […]


Girls second in Rock Valley Conference

Friday’s game rescheduled for Jan. 21 By Dan Truttschel Correspondent A tough first half last Thursday at McFarland put the East Troy High School girls basketball team in a precarious situation. But in the second half, the Trojans started to get back on track – unfortunately, it just wasn’t quite […]


School Board decides to wait on operational referendum

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy School Board decided against going to the polls in April for an operational referendum to help School District bridge the gap between its revenue limit and budget shortfall. While none of the School Board members said liked the idea of making even […]



Heaven welcomed an angel when Bernice M. “Bee” Mitchell passed away Jan. 10, 2019, after 92 years on Earth. Bernice was born at home in Burlington to Frank and Anna (Spieker) May on Dec. 8, 1926. She graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School in 1944 and this is when […]



Thomas M. “Tom” Ferguson, 70, of East Troy and Canandaigua, New York, where he grew up, passed away suddenly Jan. 6, 2019, doing what he loved with his two loyal companions. Tom was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fly fishing. He was a silver patron of the Boykin […]



Donita, J. Pokwinski, 65, entered into eternal rest Jan. 7, 2019. She was born in Waukesha on Jan. 31, 1953, to Paul and Donna (Hazel) Lawrence. She graduated from Waukesha South High School. She met her husband, Craig, in high school and they were married in Big Bend on April […]


This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy School Board moved one step closer to a possible operational referendum at the Jan. 7 special board meeting. After a working session, the board instructed administration to have a three-year, $1.4 million operational referendum question drafted for possible approval at Monday night’s meeting at 6 p.m. in […]