Trick or treat set

Trick-or-treat hours will be held in the Village of East Troy, Town of East Troy and Town of Troy on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. First Congregational Church of East Troy, located on the corner of Clark and Union streets, will serve as a Halloween safe spot, […]


Golden Eagles in East Troy

Golden Eagles in East Troy

Returning starter Vander Blue (left) and Davante Gardner of the Marquette University men’s basketball team run drills at East Troy High School last week. The Golden Eagles held practice in the high school gym on Oct. 19 and 20 while attending training camp in Elkhorn. The annual Big East coaches’ […]


Examining today’s recession and yesterday’s Depression

“‘Use it up. Make it do. Do without.’ Back then, it was a way of life.” By Doris Reinke Contributor       It is referred to as a “recession” today. Back in the 1930s it was called the “Depression.”       An old timer (and that expression means someone who is elderly […]


Tips to Ensure a Happy (and Safe) Halloween

Halloween is a night of fun and adventure for children and their families, but any activity where kids criss-cross neighborhood streets after dusk comes with some risk.  The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection offers the following suggestions to help make your Halloween a safe and memorable one. […]


Woman hit by car suffers serious injuries

Elkhorn resident Shelly Mornard, 65, plays with her granddaughter before a July 26 accident that left her hospitalized for three months.

By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN Staff An Elkhorn woman who was hit by a car in Delavan three months ago returned home on Saturday. Shelly Mornard, 65, was crossing Borg Road on July 26 on her way to Kune’s Country Ford to pick up her car from work in the Shopko […]


Neglected Great Danes continuing to improve as investigation continues

When six emaciated Great Danes entered the Lakeland Animal Shelter on Sept. 22, they had several medical conditions. These included being covered in fecal matter, skin infections, intestinal parasites and being severely under nourished.

                   By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN Staff Six emaciated Great Danes entered the Lakeland Animal Shelter on Sept. 22. According to shelter officials, the dogs were found running at large on Sheridan Springs Road in the Town of Lyons. A resident called the […]


Railroad celebrates Halloween with Tracks & Treats

The East Troy Electric Railroad will host Tracks & Treats during Halloween weekend, a celebration of the hallowed holiday featuring costumed train operators, conductors and depot personal. Children visiting the railroad will also receive treats from their haunted hosts. The event will take place Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. […]


WISPOLITICS.COM REPORT: Both Campaigns Push Early Voting

It used to be that voting for president was a one-day event. But no more. Both the Obama and Romney campaigns are pushing supporters to vote early — in person at their local clerk’s office. That’s because election experts now say energizing and turning out committed supporters early is a […]


Autumn adventures

Autumn adventures

Hay bales come alive at Busy Barns Busy Barns Adventure Farm in Fort Atkinson has turned round hay bales into art, giving people driving by something to smile about. “The hay art all started four years ago when we stacked three round bales like a pyramid and painted them orange,” […]


Soul searcher: Milwaukee-area medium claims to connect the living with late loved ones

	Cassondra Gresl of Rochester gets a reading from Morning Star. Gresl later said she ‘firmly’ believes the Midwest medium succeeded in connecting with her late fiancé who was killed tragically in a New Years Day crash two years ago. Gresl said the experience offered some healing.

        “By reconnecting…, I am able to facilitate the healing that comes from fixing past hurts, not being able to say goodbye, or simply reassuring you that you are not alone on this often bumpy journey of life.” – Mollie Morning Star, psychic medium    By Maureen Vander Sanden […]


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