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Food pantry in Delavan moves back home

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Harold Johnson Food Pantry, located in the basement of St. Andrew Church since 1980, has spent the past 21 months at a temporary location while its space at St. Andrew was renovated. The pantry moved back home on Sept. 15. “It felt really good […]

 
 

Dashing ducks

Dashing ducks

Brittany Mayotte and Brecken Watkins head down the creek bank to get a good look at the small ducks at the East Troy Kiwanis Club’s 20th annual Duck Race Sept. 22 as dad, Chris Watkins, follows with Willa Watkins on his shoulders. (Eric Kramer photo)

 
 

Ready for the show

Ready for the show

      Big Foot High School’s homecoming court (on pajama day) is, from the left, (front) Sophia Foster, Claire Beyers, Leslie Lavariega, Lynda Santiago, Elise Glos, Logan Eischeid, Ryan Davenport, Braden Buchholz, Carlos Pichardo, Eli Hibl, (back) Nick Freymiller, Abigail Peterson, River Riley, Jocelyn Arnold, Agustus Foster, Mary Davenport, Hannah Palmer […]

 
 

Meijer and Kwik Trip set to come to Delavan

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council approved preliminary plans Sept. 18 for Meijer and Kwik Trip to come to Delavan. Meijer is set to build a store at East Geneva Street and North Shore Drive on part of the former dog track property. Kwik Trip is set […]

 
 

Hundreds participate in Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Hundreds participate in Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Annual event projected to raise $175,000 in Walworth County Walworth County showed its support on Sept. 15 as more than 750 participants turned out to support the 12th Annual Walk To End Alzheimer’s at Library Park in Lake Geneva. The walk, chaired by Josh Spiegelhoff, owner of Spiegelhoff Insurance, Chris […]

 
 

Keefe Kares to honor Twin Oaks at annual celebration

For the past three years, Keefe Kares, the charitable branch of Keefe Real Estate, has held an annual celebration to help raise funds for the various nonprofit organizations supported by the foundation. This year, the event will be held on Sept. 28 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Activity […]

 
 

The fall election is fast approaching

The fall election is fast approaching

Village urges residents to register early The Wisconsin Fall General Election will be Tuesday, Nov. 6; polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. All residents of the Village of East Troy vote at the Village Municipal Building, 2015 Energy Drive (north entrance). The village is encouraging resident […]

 
 

Former newspaper GM charged with theft

She took nearly $375,000 from Delavan-based company, complaint alleges An initial appearance is scheduled for Oct. 17 for an Illinois woman charged with bilking nearly $375,000 from her former Delavan employer. Cynthia R. Jensen, 55, of Kingston, Ill., was charged Sept. 25 in Walworth County Circuit Court with seven counts […]

 
 

Fire at East Troy High causes evacuation

Fire at East Troy High causes evacuation

High school students sent home UPDATE: Students at East Troy High School were dismissed for the day after a fire broke out during a cooking demonstration this morning. According to a press release from the East Troy Community School District the fire started on a hot plate being used in […]

 
 

Fall Festival and Harvest Dinner set for Oct. 7

St Peter the Apostle Parish, 1975 Beulah Avenue, East Troy, is hosting its Fall Festival and Harvest Dinner from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7. Attendees can enjoy the church’s famous oven-roasted chicken dinner, which includes real mashed potatoes and gravy, homemade dressing, coleslaw, hot vegetables, rolls […]