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Gas prices in state fell nearly 22 cents last week

Average retail gasoline prices in Wisconsin have fallen 21.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.61 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,112 gas outlets in Wisconsin. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.8 cents per gallon in the last week to […]

 
 

Golf event raises $13,000 for Bethel House

Wally McDonnell lines up his nest shot at the 16th annual Charity Golf Event for Bethel House on June 8. (Tom Ganser photo)

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The 16th annual Charity Golf Event for Bethel House on June 8 was a sure sign that summer has finally arrived in Whitewater. This year’s event was held at the Whitewater Country Club on a day perfect for golfing and $13,600 was raised for Bethel House. […]

 
 

Loesch, Rossmiller first members of Wall of Fame

Village honors longtime officials By Tyler Lamb Staff Writer In recognition of decades of public service, the East Troy Village Board on Monday unanimously inducted former board President Bill Loesch and Public Works Director Tom Rossmiller to the newly created village Wall of Fame. Board President Randy Timms submitted both […]

 
 

On display: Local art instructor exhibits at Cultural Arts Center

On display: Local art instructor exhibits at Cultural Arts Center

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Art Instructor Kendra Bulgrin will have her artwork on display at the Whitewater Arts Alliance’s Cultural Arts Center, 402 W. Main St., through Sunday, June 30. The show will be free and open to the public each Thursday through Sunday between the hours of noon and 5 […]

 
 

Council moves toward rescinding line of credit for Ellis Farms

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Developers of the Ellis Farms subdivision a long Creek Road are at least $27,000 short on a line of credit to pay for improvements in the development. The Delavan Common Council voted 5-1 on June 11 to issue a formal notice to the Executive Management […]

 
 

Fire-damaged buildings poised for demolition

The charred remains of the burned out buildings on East Troy’s Village Square should be razed soon, according to village officials. The two buildings, which housed several business and apartments, were destroyed by fire April 26. (By Ed Nadolski)

Village raze order comes due next week By Tyler Lamb Staff Writer It looks like the two burned-out buildings on the Village Square will be coming down soon. The East Troy Village Board on Monday discussed possible action “to remedy the remains” of two buildings at 2877/2883 Main Street and […]

 
 

No leads in investigation of snapping turtle bludgeoning

No leads in investigation of snapping turtle bludgeoning

By Vicky Wedig Editor As of Monday, the state Department of Investigation had no solid leads in its search for the person or people who bludgeoned a snapping turtle last week at Delbrook Golf Course. “None of the tips we’ve gotten through the hotline have panned out,” Juan Gomez, DNR […]

 
 

Studio 84 is recipient of donation via Motivating Kids to Give

Studio 84 is recipient of donation via Motivating Kids to Give

On May 19, five-year-old Joseph Falcon-Kienbaum set out to help others by walking around the school track with others involved in Motivating Kids to Give. Who knew his little legs could take him 10 times around and raise $250 for the charity of his choice. The charity he chose was […]

 
 

School district hopes third time is a charm

Planning begins for another referendum, but could be two years out By Tyler Lamb Staff Writer Will the third time be a charm? That was the overarching question facing members of the East Troy School Board last week as it began preliminary discussions for third referendum question. The topic was […]

 
 

Fast, furious and fun

Competitors in the 2012 East Troy Cycling Classic race around the Village Square. The cycling series returns to the village Friday.

Cycling Classic to close streets around square Friday A five-block area surrounding East Troy’s historic Village Square will be clogged with traffic of another type Friday – bicycles. More than 500 men and women racers will transform the heart of the village into a professional cycling venue when the East […]