East Troy

Town to take up gravel pit request Thursday

Town to take up gravel pit request Thursday

Controversial issue comes to a head in Spring Prairie By Jason Arndt SLN Staff The Town of Spring Planning and Zoning Commission is poised to weigh in on a proposed and highly controversial gravel pit at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The meeting will be held at the Town Hall, N6097 Highway […]

 
 

Go Team Landon!

Go Team Landon!

  Fundraiser planned to help 4 year old with leukemia By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff While most don’t dwell on it, the reality is: life can change radically in an instant. An accident, a job loss … an unexpected diagnosis can forever alter the course of someone’s existence. For the […]

 
 

East Troy man charged with having sex with girl

An initial appearance is scheduled today for an East Troy man charged with forcibly having sex with a 14-year-old girl. Jonas Pieters, 22, was charged Dec. 20 in Walworth County Circuit Court with two counts of sexual assault of a child younger than 16 years old, first-degree sexual assault of […]

 
 

With generous hearts

With generous hearts

Elementary students learn giving is better than receiving By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Schools are more than just places to learn facts; they are communities. One of the ways the East Troy Community School District teaches children about working and interacting in a community is with Positive Behavioral Interventions and […]

 
 

Crafty kid time

Crafty kid time

Dino Athanasopoulos (left) and Christina Kaminski, of St. Peter’s School, work together to make a Christmas ornament at the craft table for kids during the Dec. 15 Pancake Breakfast with Santa at the school.

 
 

Run for office

Local board seats on spring ballot By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Area residents have the opportunity to serve on the school and village boards with the upcoming spring election. Interested candidates can obtain nomination papers from the village and school district, which are due by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, […]

 
 

Santa Train rides the rails

Santa Train rides the rails

Annual holiday kick off set for Dec. 7 The East Troy Railroad’s Santa Parade Train rides the rails into downtown East Troy Saturday, Dec. 7. The annual train ride is presented by the East Troy Electric Railroad in conjunction with the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce and Mukwonago Area […]

 
 

Fly like an eagle

Fly like an eagle

Local teen receives highest Boy Scout rank at 15 By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff For many Boy Scouts, attaining the rank of Eagle Scout is the crowning achievement to their scouting career. Because of the rigorous requirements, the majority of scouts who reach the rank of Eagle do so when […]

 
 

A guide to holiday giving in East Troy

A guide to holiday giving in East Troy

Donate to help local families in need Holiday Help of East Troy donations begin today. The annual program has donation locations local businesses and organizations for different needs. Giving trees to purchase gifts for local children will be open until Dec. 8 at East Troy Bible Church, Good Shepherd Church, […]

 
 

Village Board approves budget with small tax increase

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board approved the proposed $2.8 million 2020 budget with a slight increase in the mill rate of from $7.594 last year to $7.607 this year. “Our tax rate is going up a very small amount, which is good news for the […]