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Honoring the fallen

Honoring the fallen

May your sacrifice never be forgotten As part of the annual Memorial Day observances in East Troy, American Legion Loomis-Martin Post 188 reads off the names of the military men and women who lost their lives in service to the country during the past year. Because of the COVID-19 social […]

 
 

Waving at the Wildcats

Waving at the Wildcats

Staff members at West Side Elementary School in Elkhorn welcomed a parade of students and their families last week. The teachers and many of the students making their way around the parking lot at the school held handmade signs to express how much they miss each other. Some of the […]

 
 

Drive through the safari park

Wisconsin and Chicagoland’s original safari adventure is now the region’s first and only drive-through safari park. Safari Lake Geneva, which had formerly only allowed guests to tour the park on a guided wagon ride, made the decision to allow customers to drive their own vehicles on newly installed gravel roads. […]

 
 

Gaining a new perspective

Gaining a new perspective

Whitewater residents participate in ‘Citizen Academy’ By Tom Ganser Correspondent First hand experiences with local police are often limited for most Whitewater residents. Those experiences include seeing officers on patrol – perhaps along a parade route or at Cravath Lakefront Park during Fourth of July activities – or talking with […]

 
 

Protecting those most at risk

Protecting those most at risk

Area nursing homes battle COVID-19 on the front lines By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff While much is still not known about COVID-19, one of the things medical experts agree on is that the elderly and those with serious pre-existing medical conditions such as heart disease, asthma and diabetes are at […]

 
 

Foundation takes ownership of Yerkes

The University of Chicago recently transferred ownership of Yerkes Observatory and related property to the Yerkes Future Foundation. Leaders from the university and foundation discussed terms of the agreement in at a Village of Williams Bay Plan Commission meeting in March. The agreement reflects the commitment of both groups to […]

 
 

Rumors fly as new town hall is considered

Petition circulated to hold electors-set annual meeting By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Town Board is looking at constructing a new 17,000 square-foot, $4 million to $4.5 million town hall, but Town Chairman Joe Klarkowski wants the public to know the project is still in the planning stages […]

 
 

Cork pull to benefit United Way

Lake Geneva Country Meats and the United Way of Walworth County are teaming up for a socially distant cork pull to benefit United Way. “Donate $20 to United Way of Walworth County, and you’ll get to select a cork from our socially distanced cork table,” a press release about the […]

 
 

Dinner to go

Drive-up community meal set for Saturday The East Troy Community Center has organized another drive-up community meal beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at Gus’s Drive-In, 3131 Main St., East Troy. The family meal, which is sponsored by the Community Center along with area churches, businesses and organizations, will […]

 
 

Old World Wisconsin highlighted on Discover Wisconsin

Old World Wisconsin highlighted on Discover Wisconsin

Outdoor museum named a 2020 Choice Destination Discover Wisconsin will be shining the spotlight on Old World Wisconsin in an upcoming episode. The episode premieres Saturday, May 23. at 6:30 p.m. on WKOW TV 27 and Sunday, May 24 at 10 a.m. on WITI TV 6. The episode is available […]