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County launches embedded crisis liaison program

For individuals suffering from mental health crises, interactions with police and the criminal justice system are upsetting and have lasting effects. Law enforcement officers responding to mental health and substance abuse-related service calls have few good choices. Simply put, holistically addressing mental health crises requires long-term solutions and a specialized […]

 
 

Sunny (side up) egg hunt

Sunny (side up) egg hunt

At the Easter Egg Hunt in Delavan held last Saturday at Phoenix Park, the Easter Bunny, shown with police officers Devin Quinn and Brian Mair, brought ideal weather for hunting eggs. The chamber-led event was sponsored by several local businesses including Andes Candies, Culvers, Delavan Lakes Veterinary Clinic, Dousman Transport […]

 
 

Tree House: ‘No excuse for abuse’

Signs, pinwheels aim to raise child abuse awareness By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The Tree House Child and Family Center and Walworth County Health and Human Services are working together to help bring awareness to child abuse prevention during the month of April. It’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month, therefore, the […]

 
 

Strong in all the right places

Strong in all the right places

Teen battling muscular dystrophy loves life, music and laughing By Mariann Hunter Contributor Andrew Rocha is like many young teenagers. He loves music, singing at the top of his lungs – especially rap music, watching movies, is a major foodie – aspiring to be a chef someday, enjoys watching The […]

 
 

Arts Alliance celebrates young artists

Arts Alliance celebrates young artists

An online virtual exhibit available beginning April 9 Art by students between the ages of 4 and 18 will be featured in the upcoming Whitewater Arts Alliance’s April exhibit online at whitewaterarts.org. The show becomes available on Friday, April 9 and runs through Saturday, April 24. The gallery at the […]

 
 

East Troy spring election results

East Troy spring election results

  Here are the election results, according to the unofficial counts. East Troy Community School District Referendum Question 1 Yes 1,767 No 2,086 Question 2 Yes 1,875 No 1,983 East Troy School Board Anna Kostopoulos Janusz 1,808 Dale Ames 1,270 Amber LeMarr 1,258 Jessica Fuchs 1,176 Town of East Troy […]

 
 

Lions to host roast beef, chicken dinner

The Elkhorn Lions Club will host its annual Roast Beef & Chicken Dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 18. The dinner will still be held at Sperino’s, 720 N. Wisconsin St. but will be a drive-thru event only this year. The meal will include: three slices of […]

 
 

Town of East Troy board to increase to five

Supervisor candidates vie for four seats on spring ballot By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Town of East Troy board could see a sizable shake up in the spring election April 6 with the expansion of the board to five members and Chairman Joe Klarkowski being challenged by John J. […]

 
 

Town of Troy supervisor race on spring ballot

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff In the Town of Troy, three candidates are on the ballot for the two open supervisor seats – incumbent Supervisor Kathleen Tober, Chaz Self and Jerry Arntson. Town Chairman John Kendall is running unopposed. The newspaper asked the candidates several questions about the township and […]

 
 

Town chairman challenged in spring election

Town chairman challenged in spring election

Candidates weigh in on local issues By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Longtime Town of East Troy Board Chairman Joe Klarkowski will face former Village of East Troy trustee John J. Jacoby at the polls Tuesday. The Town Board will also increase from three members to five members in the election. […]