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In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

• Detailed coverage from the Jan. 8 Municipal Services and Utilities Committee meeting in which committee members – following a lengthy discussion – voted to recommend a governmental body be formed to work with a consultant and oversee planned improvements for Babe Mann Park. • See who’s on the ballot […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

East Troy’s eTREC robotics team qualified for the state championship at the Jan. 7 FIRST Tech Challenge regional qualifier. Read about how the students prepared for the competition season in this week’s East Troy News. Also in this week’s edition, Lynch & Associates is moving its engineering firm to downtown […]

 
 

Child found not breathing at bottom of pool revived

By Vicky Wedig Editor A 4 ½-year-old girl found not breathing at the bottom of the pool at Lake Lawn Resort last week was revived and is doing well, according to Delavan police. Lake Lawn staff notified authorities when the child’s parents found her not breathing at the bottom of […]

 
 

School Board approves referendum

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent After discussing the need for a referendum for several months, the Delavan-Darien School Board on Monday approved asking for a vote April 3. The referendum has two parts. With a budget deficit last reported at $3.7 million, the board must again address the need for […]

 
 

Man charged with eighth OWI in East Troy

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff An initial appearance was adjourned until Jan. 9 for a California man charged with an eighth drunken-driving offense in the Town of East Troy. Daniel Roman Bialk, 50, of San Diego, was charged Jan. 3 in Walworth County Circuit Court with operating while intoxicated, eighth […]

 
 

Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Man gets 25 years for killing brother-in-law

Alan Johnson, 32, of Lima Center, was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison and 10 years extended supervision for the Oct. 25, 2016, shooting death of his brother-in-law Ken Myskewicz in Whitewater. Mykewicz’s wife and son, Kimberly and Tyler Myskewicz, Johnson’s sister and nephew, made statements at Johnson’s sentencing […]

 
 

Locally farmed, locally produced

Locally farmed, locally produced

Pasta sauce fundraiser returns for a second year By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff A local sausage maker once again has spearheaded a fundraiser to benefit area organizations and kids. Elena Bisabarros, owner of Hometown Sausage Kitchen in East Troy, in 2016 came up with the idea of producing locally sourced […]

 
 

Judge: Charging window violates defendant’s rights

State to amend complaint in sexual assault case By Vicky Wedig SLN staff A judge Dec. 21 denied a father’s motion to dismiss a sexual assault complaint against him but agreed that a 5-1/2-year charging window violated the man’s rights. The 46-year-old West Bend man, whose identity is being withheld […]

 
 

Sharon felon allegedly found with gun, drugs

An initial appearance was scheduled for Dec. 29 for a Sharon man found with a gun after being convicted of a felony. Cody J. Lenard, 24, was charged Dec. 28 in Walworth County Circuit Court with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of an illegally obtained prescription and […]

 
 

Songs of the season

Songs of the season

Elkhorn Area High School choir students perform at the annual holiday choral concert Dec. 18 in the school’s auditorium. The concert featured a variety of seasonal tunes and groups. Later that week, members of the school’s band and choir made their way around town, spreading holiday cheer by performing for […]

 
 
 
 
 

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