East Troy

Register early to vote

Register early to vote

Voters encouraged to register online for fall election The 2020 Fall General Election is Nov. 3, and 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 Dr. (North entrance). Residents must be registered […]

 
 

Get the kids outside before winter

Get the kids outside before winter

Camp Edwards to offer fall Schools Out Camps By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff East Troy’s Edwards YMCA Camp will run day camps this fall when the East Troy schools are on break. The camps will be Sept. 30, Oct. 29 and 30, and Nov. 30. Camp Edwards was one of […]

 
 

Vernon Evangelical welcomes new pastor

Vernon Evangelical welcomes new pastor

Ordination will be Sunday in Kenosha The Vernon/Mukwonago area welcomes Kenosha-native John Anderson, who is about to be ordained and has been called to serve as pastor at Vernon Evangelical Lutheran Church, S90 W27550 National Ave., Mukwonago. Since Anderson was little, the Rev. Cindy Aasen, pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran […]

 
 

Renovating the Square

Village Board looks at plan for next year’s road project By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board met in a Committee of the Whole Aug. 24 to discuss the Village Square renovation project that will be done in conjunction with Walworth County’s Highway ES road restoration next […]

 
 

Adapting to the new norm

Adapting to the new norm

Kids at Bloom360 are back in the classroom By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Getting the kids safely back to school is a challenge this year as the coronavirus pandemic rages on in the United States and across the world. School districts around the globe are struggling with how to keep […]

 
 

Gun fires as man, teen fight over it in East Troy

An initial appearance is scheduled for Aug. 20 for an East Troy man charged with pointing a gun at a 17-year-old boy before the weapon fired as he and the teenager fought over it. Albert E. A. Fletcher, 20, was charged July 28 in Walworth County Circuit Court with first-degree […]

 
 

Tuesday’s primary has few contested races

Many voters expected to cast absentee ballots Voters throughout Walworth County will have just one race to decide in the Tuesday, Aug. 11, primary election and that takes place on the Democratic side of the ballot, which is unfamiliar territory in the decidedly Republican county. That race is in the […]

 
 

Village Board, residents discuss restoring the Honey Creek

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board meet in a Committee of the Whole July 27 to hear about the weed removal and future vegetation options along the Honey Creek in the area of the former lakebed. The board and residents listened to a presentation from Andy […]

 
 

Take a trip to the past

Take a trip to the past

East Troy Railroad operates the last remnant of the interurban rail system By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Although a popular attraction in the area, many still don’t know that the East Troy Railroad Museum runs the last remaining segment of the old Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light interurban rail system, […]

 
 

East Troy Legion post seeks help with new roof

East Troy Legion post seeks help with new roof

Annual fundraisers suspended because of pandemic The Loomis-Martin Post 188 American Legion is asking the community to help put a new roof on the Legion Hall at the corner of Church and School streets, just off the East Troy Village Square. The East Troy Legion Post’s building dates back to […]