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Seasonal sounds

Seasonal sounds

At Big Foot High School’s Winter Music Department Concert Dec. 11, music director Neal Raskin introduces the Wind Ensemble. The concert also included performances by the Jazz Band and A Capella Choir. (Photo courtesy Grace Gillingham)

 
 

Helping out Santa

Helping out Santa

Locals fill in for the head elf during his busy time By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The weeks from Thanksgiving to Christmas are the busiest time of year for Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves at the North Pole’s workshop, as most people know. Unfortunately for the Clauses, those very […]

 
 

The race is on

Cycling Classic will return June 22 By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Cycling Classic will return to the Village Square June 22 for its eighth year as part of the Tour of America’s Dairyland. The East Troy Village Board approved the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce’s request […]

 
 

City applies for grant to manage invasive species

For Cravath, Trippe lakes By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The first of multiple steps involved in ridding Cravath and Trippe lakes of unwanted invasive species is moving forward, following a recent decision. The Common Council on Dec. 5 gave Eric Boettcher, parks and recreation director, the green light to proceed with […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

Read details on the Common Council approving the purchase of a bucket truck in 2018 for $118,000 by swapping it with a vehicle expenditure slated for 2019, and roof repairs to the tune of roughly $24,000 at the city’s maintenance building. Both items were approved during the Dec. 18 meeting […]

 
 

Village hires new deputy police chief

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board approved the hiring of a new deputy police chief at Monday night’s meeting. Deputy Chief Jeremy Swendrowski, who will take over as police chief on Jan. 5 when Chief Alan Boyes retires, offered the position to Mark A. Rather, an […]

 
 

In this week’s East Troy News…

In this week’s East Troy News…

The East Troy Cycling Classic, part of the Tour of American’s Dairyland, will return to the East Troy Village Square in June. Proposed infrastructure work on the square should be complete a month before the race. This is among the lead stories in this week’s editions of the East Troy […]

 
 

Loepp looks at Trump’s 1st year, forecasts 2nd year

Loepp looks at Trump’s 1st year, forecasts 2nd year

Lecture continuation of ‘Scholarly Scoop’ By Tom Ganser CORRESPONDENT Eric Loepp continued his Scholarly Scoop series with “Trump’s America One Year In: Accomplishments, Failuers and What We can Expect in 2018.” “In politics, one person’s success is another person’s failure whether we are talking about cutting Medicaid or increasing taxes […]

 
 

Whitewater schools placed on lockdown

Whitewater schools placed on lockdown

By Ryan Spoehr SLN STAFF Several buildings in the Whitewater Unified School District were placed on lockdown this morning because of police activity in the area of three of the district’s schools. According to a statement on the Whitewater High School Facebook page, the Whitewater Police Department requested that the […]

 
 

Offers on Chester Byrnes pending

School Board extends time line on three offers By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy School Board has met in closed session several times in recent months to discuss offers to purchase the Chester Byrnes building. The board is allowed to have closed session meetings when negotiating to buy […]

 
 
 
 
 

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