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Local board seats on spring ballot

Candidates can begin circulating nomination papers Dec. 1 Even though the November mid-term election was just a few weeks ago, local politicians need to start gearing up for the April 2, 2019, spring election. Candidates for local board seats may begin circulating nomination papers on Dec. 1. Nomination papers are […]

 
 

Lend a hand this holiday season

Giving locations announced for Holiday Help program By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Each year, the East Troy Family and Community Resource Center and multiple partners, team up in the Holiday Help of East Troy program to provide local families in need a joyous holiday. Families are referred to the program […]

 
 

Holton Band moves concert

Holton Band moves concert

EAHS venue will allow more people to attend By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Holton-Elkhorn Band has held its annual Christmas concert in the Walworth County Performing Arts Center, the former Sprague Theatre. But this year, in an effort to ensure everyone that wants to attend can, they’ve decided to […]

 
 

UW-W students continue efforts to help local brain injury survivor

UW-W students continue efforts to help local brain injury survivor

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater alum and longtime local resident Thomas Hapka has been receiving a lot of help from the newest generation of students from his alma mater. Hapka suffered a life-threatening brain injury when an artery in his neck was torn. Nearly three days passed and Hapka almost died before […]

 
 

Community Guide photo contest deadline extended

East Troy area residents are invited to enter the annual Community Guide Cover Photo Contest. The entry deadline for the contest has been extended to Dec. 3. The overall best of the photos will appear on the cover of the East Troy Times 2019 Community Guide and the top picks […]

 
 

Lakeland to host Love Lite ceremony

Aurora Lakeland Medical Center volunteers will host the 31st annual Love Lite program in early December but the deadline to purchase lights is next week. The program will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 in the main entrance lobby of the hospital at W3985 Highway NN, Elkhorn. […]

 
 

Elkhorn tax rate to fall 2 percent

Council unanimously approves 2019 budget, tax levy By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 5-0 in favor of adopting its 2019 budget and tax levy at its Nov. 19 meeting. The 2019 budget calls for a $5.51 million tax levy, with a tax rate of about […]

 
 

Agape House announces opening of boys program

Agape House announces opening of boys program

By Heather Ruenz SLN Staff They say boys are resilient – able to become strong, healthy and successful after something bad happens. But when the bad continues to invade their hearts and minds, they may need help and find themselves at the Agape Home and School for Boys in Walworth, […]

 
 

Highway Department aims to keep roads safe

The Walworth County Highway Department is responsible for the snow and ice removal of about 400 lane miles of county trunk highways and an additional 700 lane miles of state highways through contract with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The majority of snow removal operations within Walworth County will occur […]

 
 

Man charged with burglarizing ex’s home

An initial appearance is scheduled for Nov. 28 for a Delavan man charged with stealing items from his ex-wife’s home in the Town of Delavan. Jesse C. Ostrander, 37, was charged Nov. 7 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or dwelling. According to the criminal complaint, […]