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‘Bot battle

‘Bot battle

Robotics team fares well at state By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff East Troy’s first robotics team held its own during the First Tech Challenge state competition in Milwaukee on Feb. 1. The student-driven PatronumBots earned the PTC Robot Design Award and was named the runner-up for the Inspire Award, the […]

 
 

Council approves 2013 Sunset Pool expenses

Also listens to report on regulation of sex offenders   By John Koski SLN Staff At its meeting Monday, the Elkhorn Common Council approved spending a maximum of $15,000 on repairs to Sunset Pool in 2013, with any single repair over $5,000 brought to the Municipal Services and Utilities Committee […]

 
 

Rainbows weren’t meant to be black and white

Rainbows weren’t meant to be black and white

  Award-winning comic book artist takes bland to beautiful   By John Koski SLN Staff If you asked a thousand people to guess what Jeff Balke of Elkhorn does for a living, odds are that not one in those thousand would come remotely close to a right answer. Balke, you […]

 
 

Sign up for East Troy youth baseball

East Troy Youth Baseball and Softball will hold registration for the 2013 season this week at East Troy Middle School, 3143 Graydon Ave. Sign-up will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 and 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Feb. 16. For more information, visit www.et-baseball-softball.com.

 
 

Capital catalyst

Capital catalyst

Local entrepreneurs get boost from grants By Tom Ganser Correspondent Gov. Scott Walker announced a partnership Feb. 5 between the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Whitewater Community Development Authority (CDA) to provide financial support to area entrepreneurs in the early stages of business development. “This partnership is an […]

 
 

Historical society fetes 100th anniversary of local’s run for president

Historical society fetes 100th anniversary of local’s run for president

The East Troy Area Historical Society is celebrating a major milestone for one of East Troy’s most famous residents. The newest exhibition at the Kubicki Museum and Heritage Center deals with the life and times of East Troy-born Eugene Wilder Chafin – farmer, lawyer, orator, author and politician and presidential […]

 
 

Wisconsin Oven announces record growth, expansion to Waukesha

Wisconsin Oven announces record growth, expansion to Waukesha

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff Wisconsin Oven Corporation, which has long been known as one of East Troy’s biggest and most revered companies, will soon be expanding its brand in the Dairy State. On the heels of a recent sale to PLC Group of France in April, Wisconsin Oven announced […]

 
 

Woman gets six months for stabbing roommate

Woman gets six months for stabbing roommate

An East Troy woman who admitted to stabbing her roommate in the head with a screwdriver will spend six months in jail and three years on probation. Police were called to an Edwards Street apartment on March 27 by a crying woman who was bleeding from her head and had […]

 
 

Director to show first feature film in hometown

Director to show first feature film in hometown

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent   After nearly four years of filming, fine-tuning and fundraising, Sean Williamson is ready to share his finished product with captive audiences. Williamson, a Whitewater native with an interest in the cinematic arts, has made his directorial debut in the independent film, “Heavy Hands.” This weekend, he […]

 
 

A return to her roots

A return to her roots

Director hopes to shoot movie in hometown By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In the past two decades, Shanra J. Kehl’s living backdrop has changed from the countryesque serenity of East Troy to the bright lights of Las Angeles. But she’s never forgotten her roots. Kehl, a 1995 East Troy High School […]

 
 
 
 
 

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