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Delavan-Darien district deems homecoming successful

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School District made great efforts at bringing homecoming back to what it used to be this year, according to district officials. District Administrator Jill Sorbie told the School Board on Oct. 8 that in her opinion the event was significantly improved. Sorbie said […]

 
 

Open for business

Open for business

Tom Oehler (left), of Mukwonago, and Tom Getzen, of Elkhorn, enjoy a barbecue lunch at the LD’s BBQ in East Troy. Pitmaster Leon Davis opened his new restaurant at 2511 Main St. Wednesday and has seen large crowds for lunch and dinner over the past couple of days.

 
 

Man shot by Walworth County deputy

Man shot by Walworth County deputy

Suspect dies at scene following vehicle pursuit A pursuit that began in Waukesha County last night came to an end in Elkhorn when a man was shot by a Walworth County deputy and died at the scene, according to officials. The suspect vehicle had been called in as driving recklessly […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy Village Board discussed plans to turn the old East Troy Lake area into a community park at Monday night’s board meeting. Also in this week’s edition, Holiday Help of East Troy kicks off its annual donation drive to help local families. In sports, the East Troy High […]

 
 

Zombie Bowl to benefit Alzheimer’s Association

Roll into fall and the Halloween season at once by participating in the Zombie Bowl Saturday at Delavan Lanes. The event, which will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, will be at 2 p.m., Oct. 20. The registration fee of $15 per person will include two hours of bowling, shoe rental, a […]

 
 

150 years for Heyer

150 years for Heyer

      Heyer True Value Hardware, Walworth, which has been family-owned since 1868, celebrates its 150th anniversary Oct. 6-7. Commemorating the anniversary are, from the left, (front row) Spencer Majerus, sixth generation; Fred Koenig, Reineman’s, Burlington; John Hartmann, True Value president and CEO; Shirley Heyer, fourth generation owner; Mary Heyer, fifth […]

 
 

Beer and Spirits Festival set for Oct. 27

Nei-Turner Media Group will have its ninth annual Beer and Spirits Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 at The Ridge Hotel in Lake Geneva. This year will feature Halloween tricks and treats, unlimited tastings from 35 Midwest craft breweries and distilleries, music by DJ Felix Entertainment, a photo […]

 
 

Gateway to host fire, EMS recruitment event

Gateway to host fire, EMS recruitment event

The Gateway Technical College Fire Program is partnering with fire departments throughout Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties to recruit new firefighters and emergency medical technicians. Gateway will host a recruitment event on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the HERO Center, 380 McCanna Parkway, Burlington. Participants […]

 
 

Prepare to be scared

Prepare to be scared

Area Halloween activities designed to thrill and chill By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff After hosting the charity Walk of Terror for two years in the yard of their East Troy home and raising more than $10,000 for the Tree House Child and Family Center of Walworth County, Jeff and Vicky […]

 
 

Coffee with a cop

Coffee with a cop

     The Whitewater Police Department participated in the third annual national Coffee With a Cop Day on Oct. 3. The department partnered with Jessica’s Family Restaurant on Main Street and The Sweet Spot Café on Whitewater Street, for the community outreach program. Above, Capt. Dan Meyer chats with University of […]