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This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy School Board hears from a concerned parent and district staff about safety concerns at the high school. Read about what happened at Monday night’s board meeting in this week’s edition of the East Troy News/Times. In other news, five individual wrestlers at East Troy High School punched […]

 
 

Fairest of the Fair promotes joining 4-H

Fairest of the Fair promotes joining 4-H

Fairest a UW-Whitewater Student By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Support, family and a path to a career are all things that Avonlea Odling says were given to her in her 11 years in 4-H. Avonlea, now the Walworth County Fairest of the Fair, has visited local schools telling students of […]

 
 

Whitewater dodges bullet with flooding

Whitewater dodges bullet with flooding

Palmyra has road closure By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Heavy rain throughout Monday and into Tuesday in Jefferson and Walworth counties left many areas underwater, but the City of Whitewater seemingly didn’t get hit too badly with flooding. “We are in pretty good shape,” said Brad Marquardt, the city’s public […]

 
 

Time to get the kids registered for kindergarten

East Troy School District to have registration at Little Prairie The East Troy Community School District is offering pre-registration for 4-year-old and new 5-year-old kindergarten students for the 2018-19 school year. Children who turn 4 or 5, on or before Sept. 1, are eligible to attend pre-registration from 3:15 to […]

 
 

In this week’s Times/Reporter…

In this week’s Times/Reporter…

The Feb. 23 Times/Reporter includes the following: • Photos from local flooding as a result of warm temperatures early in the week • The Fontana Joint 8 School District seeks answers to declining enrollment • Coverage from the Geneva Lake Arts Foundation’s Winter Art Show at Pier 290 in Williams […]

 
 

Area roads flooded early this week

Area roads flooded early this week

The warm temperatures early this week caused flooding in several areas in Walworth as the large amounts of snow on the ground melted including on Howard Street (above) as a village truck makes its way through a high water area. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

Features in the Feb. 22 Elkhorn Independent include: • The City gets the ball rolling on moving to a full-time fire department, a process expected to take a couple of years and may move to referendum in 2020; • Elkhorn Area High School is hosting a series of career and […]

 
 

School Board postpones decision on Chester Byrnes

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Community Schools Board of Education delayed its decision the fate of Chester Byrnes building until Monday. The board has been in discussion on three separate offers to purchase the building for months and had planned on making a decision at Monday night’s […]

 
 

UPDATED: Resident found dead in home ravaged by fire

UPDATED: Resident found dead in home ravaged by fire

Cause and origin of fire remains under investigation, authorities report Authorities confirmed a person living in the home that was ravaged by fire in the Town of Spring Prairie Friday morning was found dead inside. The name of the victim has not been released. “The fire was extinguished quickly and […]

 
 

Celebrating courage and determination

Celebrating courage and determination

VIP Services honors clients, community partners By Heather Ruenz Staff writer The bitter cold didn’t stop nearly 200 people from gathering at Evergreen Golf Club on Feb. 1. There was a celebration to be had, that of VIP Services’ 33rd annual recognition dinner. The event is an opportunity for the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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