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Eagle PD officers receive awards for saving a life

Eagle PD officers receive awards for saving a life

  By Ryan Spoehr SLN Staff After saving the life of a person trapped underwater last June, Eagle Police officers Francisco Emanuele and Jared Glaze were each given the Life Saving Medal for their efforts. “This is quite exciting because it’s nice to showcase the work our police officers everyday,” […]

 
 

Veterans honored at special program

Veterans honored at special program

A Veterans Day program Saturday at Heritage Hall, Elkhorn, hosted by the Walworth County Historical Society, featured speakers as well as representatives from the Daughters of the Union Veterans Civil War and Daughters of the American Revolution. Area veterans (above) were honored during the ceremony. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Sweeter than candy

Sweeter than candy

Elkhorn DECA members, including RJ Moos (from the left), Maggie Mroch, Diamond Orin, Sarah Taylor and Logan Radlein collect non-perishable food items from local homeowners in a trick-or-can event. On Oct. 27, DECA, whose student president is Haley Annes, put out bags and informational fliers at three neighborhoods in Elkhorn: […]

 
 

Man charged with stalking wife, her boyfriend

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 20 for an Illinois man charged with stalking his estranged wife and her boyfriend in Walworth. Ashley Smith, 44, of Harvard, Ill., was charged Nov. 10 in Walworth County Circuit Court with two counts each of stalking and criminal damage to property and […]

 
 

Discover Whitewater Series has first wheelchair participant

Discover Whitewater Series has first wheelchair participant

  By Daniel Schoettler Correspondent There were 700 participants in the Discover Whitewater Series this year, and one of them recorded a first for the annual event. Emily Fideler, who is from from Fontana and has cerebral palsy, was the lone wheelchair participant in this year’s Discover Whitewater Series event […]

 
 

Gymnast signs with University of Minnesota

Gymnast signs with University of Minnesota

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Kaitlyn Higgins said she would spend hours doing forward rolls at home as a young child. At the age of 4, her mom signed her up for gymnastics as a way for her to wear off some energy. Recently, Higgins signed herself up for gymnastics […]

 
 

Tax rate increasing in village

Multiple factors affecting 2018 tax bills By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff East Troy Village Administrator Eileen Suhm presented the 2018 budget at the Nov. 6 Village Board meeting saying the expected increase in the tax rate was the result of a combination of “unusual” circumstances helped to create a situation […]

 
 

EAHS students take the stage

EAHS students take the stage

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Elkhorn Area High School students have put in countless hours of rehearsals in preparation for this weekend’s performances of “Pygmalion,” by George Bernard Shaw. The play, according to David Drettwan, one of the student directors, is about “how we treat people regardless of class or […]

 
 

Trial likely to be delayed in Russian roulette case

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff An East Troy man will proceed to trial Nov. 27 for his role in the January shooting death of his friend only if a theft case is settled before then. Judge Kristin Drettwan said Monday that case – against a 31-year-old Oconomowoc man – is […]

 
 

Get real

Get real

East Troy High School student Katheryn Veselka (left) is less than thrilled with the card dealt to her at Vickie Muszynski’s Fate station during the Nov. 9 Reality Store financial literacy workshop at the high school. Reality Store is a required event for the high school students and is held […]

 
 
 
 
 

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