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East Troy native enters contest to go to space

East Troy native enters contest to go to space

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff Ever since she saw a space shuttle launch as a small child, East Troy native Julie Mason knew she wanted to be an astronaut one day. So when she heard about the Axe Apollo Space Academy online contest, Mason was quick to enter. “Space exploration […]

 
 

Flood watch issued for area

The National Weather Service office in Sullivan has issued a flood watch for the entire area beginning at noon Tuesday and lasting through Friday. Several rounds of moderate rainfall and isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected from today through Thursday due to a strong stationary front extending across Iowa and […]

 
 

Plans under way for East Troy Cycling Classic

By Jennifer Bradley Correspondent The East Troy Village Board briefly discussed details regarding the East Troy Cycling Classic last Monday night. The event will pass through the village on Friday, June 21 as part of the Tour of America’s Dairyland’s 11-day professional cycling series. After trustee Fortune Renucci brought up […]

 
 

Nearly Naked Mile to honor late UW-Whitewater volleyball player

Nearly Naked Mile to honor late UW-Whitewater volleyball player

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Lisa Panici only attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for a semester. But her influence on students and faculty will be felt for years to come. Panici, an athlete, was nicknamed “the irresistible force” by coaches and teammates during her freshman year. She played on the Warhawk […]

 
 

Whitewater voters support Move to Amend measure

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff City of Whitewater voters hit the polls on Election Day to weigh in on a controversial Supreme Court decision. The message sent by locals on April 2 strongly supported the Move to Amend movement that says corporations – nonprofits and for-profit enterprises – should not […]

 
 

Election results: District 1 write-in race outcome determined

Rehberg triumphant in write-in race for District 1 aldermanic seat With a total of 179 write-in votes cast in the write-in race for the District 1 aldermanic seat, newcomer Hoss Rehberg was triumphant with 102 votes. The race was between incumbent Jerry Anderson – who earlier had filed non-candidacy papers […]

 
 

Passion personified

Passion personified

Special needs teacher’s innovation, enthusiasm and dedication is contagious By John Koski SLN Staff When people find a job they love, they can’t imagine doing anything else – and when that happens, the passion they have for their work seems to grow deeper with each passing day. Whitewater’s Jane Beveridge […]

 
 

East Troy voters reject referendum again

The second time was not the charm for the East Troy Community School District referendum, according to unofficial results released by the Walworth County Clerk’s office Tuesday night. Seventy-three percent of residents voted no to the referendum, which would have given district the authority to spend $19 million for facility […]

 
 

East Troy Expo

East Troy Expo

  Ryan Meehan, 7, gets up close and personal with a snake brought in by Timber-lee Christian Center at the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual East Troy Expo held at East Troy Middle School March 22. (Katie Kostopoulos photo)

 
 

Race for East Troy School Board heats up

Race for East Troy School Board heats up

Four candidates will face off April 2 for two East Troy Community School District Board of Education seats. Incumbents Brian Wexler and Dawn Buchholtz and newcomers Ted Zess and Charles Harwood will vie for the two positions. The two candidates receiving the highest number of votes will serve a three-year […]