East Troy

Corn and Brat Roast, Rummage, Brewfest to kick off summer season

Corn and Brat Roast, Rummage, Brewfest to kick off summer season

Event continues 41-year tradition For 41 years, East Troy’s Memorial Day Weekend festivities have brought the community together serving as the unofficial kickoff to summer. Promising food, music and fun, the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce’s 41st annual Corn and Brat Roast will return May 26 to 29, at […]

 
 

Man charged with shooting gun in house

Further proceedings are scheduled for June 9 for an East Troy man charged with firing a gun inside his Highway 20 home. Robert C. Ahorner, 57, was charged May 5 in Walworth County Circuit Court with endangering safety by the reckless use of a firearm and disorderly conduct, both with […]

 
 

Hitting the pause button

Operational referendum discussion on hold – for now By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Citing the uncertainty of the state’s budget and its educational funding, the East Troy School Board has tabled discussion about a possible operational referendum until the 2017-19 Wisconsin budget is released. The board had asked administration to […]

 
 

Honoring those who serve

Salute to Law Enforcement moved to St. James Church By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff UPDATE: Because of the inclement weather, Saturday’s Salute to Law Enforcement event will be at St. James Methodist Church in East Troy. It all started with the pastor at St. James United Methodist Church in East […]

 
 

Where community and school meet

Where community and school meet

New forensics club at high school has successful year By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff When East Troy High School restarted its forensics program in fall, it was because several community members stepped up to assist with the coaching and administration of the club. “Claudia (Felske) and I had been tossing […]

 
 

Settling in

Settling in

Township’s new police chief getting to know community By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff When Don Jensen Sr. accepted the position of chief of police for the Town of East Troy, he had some big shoes to fill. Former chief, James Surges had served on the township’s police force for 41 […]

 
 

East Troy to be part of statewide Open House on Saturday

East Troy to be part of statewide Open House on Saturday

For the second year in a row, East Troy will be participating in the statewide Downtown Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The community initiative has nearly doubled in size, featuring 150 unique venues in more than 20 communities for 2017. These venues, many of which […]

 
 

Police have DNA of suspect but no match

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff Police have the DNA of a man they believe damaged and tried to set fire to buildings in the Town of Lyons but no suspect. A warrant was issued Oct. 12 for the arrest of a John Doe with a specific DNA profile who is […]

 
 

All present and accounted for

Village Board appoints former trustee to fill vacant seat By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board appointed former village trustee John Alexander to fill the open seat on the board after Scott Seager took the Village Board president seat. Alexander addressed the board Monday night before his […]

 
 

Sidewalk Chalk-Art Festival returns

Sidewalk Chalk-Art Festival returns

Second annual event set for Friday and Saturday By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Jo and Randy Timms are hoping for sunny weather Friday and Saturday for the second annual Sidewalk Chalk-Art Festival in East Troy. The Timms created the festival last year to celebrate the artistic work of students from […]

 
 
 
 
 

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