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East Troy bank robbery suspect caught

East Troy bank robbery suspect caught

Village of East Troy Police Chief Jeremy Swendrowski confirmed the man suspected of robbing the Associated Bank in East Troy on June 19 has been arrested. Michael K. Brown was charged July 6 in Walworth County Circuit Court with robbery of a financial institution. Brown is in the Walworth County Jail […]

 
 

Back to the drawing board

After rising costs, village pushing sidewalk improvements to next year By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT After months of review and, at times, heated discussion, Village of East Troy officials have decided to roll the sidewalk improvements slated for this year into next year’s capital budget in the hopes of having a […]

 
 

Summer sounds on the lake

Summer sounds on the lake

Symphony Orchestra opens Music by the Lake with ‘character’ By Tom Ganser Correspondent   In what has become a tradition, the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra opened the 2018 Music by the Lake series June 24 at George Williams College of Aurora University in Williams Bay. After the concert, the orchestra’s […]

 
 

Catching LEGO mania

Catching LEGO mania

Diego Espinoza concentrates on his LEGO building project at the Everything is Awesome!” LEGOLand summer school session at Walworth Grade School last week.

 
 

A third helping of ribs

A third helping of ribs

Ribfest beefs up the music for this weekend’s run By Heather Ruenz SLN Staff Though it began as something organizers hoped would grow into an annual event, Elkhorn Ribfest, a national rib competition now entering its third year has expanded into a smokin’ sweet festival that attracts thousands of people. […]

 
 

Family fun on the Village Square

Family fun on the Village Square

A Joey Halbur mini fan enjoys the music at the July 6 Family Fun Night at East Troy Village Square Park. The First Friday events was sponsored by the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce and featured live music and activities for kids and families. First Fridays run in conjunction […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The Village of East Troy Plan Commission paved the way for a couple of new businesses in the village at Monday night’s meeting. Read about the commission’s approvals and recommendations to the Village Board about the Kwik Trip and Schmitz Ready Mix proposals. Elkhorn’s annual Ribfest is this weekend, read […]

 
 

Setting it straight

The incorrect dates were listed in this week’s issue (July 12) of the Whitewater Register for the high school production of “Schoolhouse Rock Live!” The Whitewater High School play opened July 12, but the final two shows are at 7 p.m. July 13 and 2 p.m. July 14.

 
 

Area schools receive safety grants

Seven area school districts are among 147 schools awarded grants through the Wisconsin Department of Justice School Safety Grant program, administered by DOJ’s Office of School Safety. Combined, the 147 schools and school districts will receive $10,253,487, which will be spent on building safety improvements, as well as training for […]

 
 

Art show to benefit Relay For Life

An art show will be held in conjunction with the Relay for Life of Walworth County event and all proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The show, “A Day in Monet’s Giverny, France,” is being hosted by impressionist artist Weston J. Courier at Maxwell Mansion, 421 Baker […]

 
 
 
 
 

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