East Troy

Walworth County schools pass report card test

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       As the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released its school report cards in the past two weeks, Walworth County schools passed the test.       The majority of the schools in the county either met or exceeded expectations, with a handful of schools hitting the “significantly […]

 
 

East Troy Village Board approves 2023 budget

By Tracy Ouellette EDITOR       The East Troy Village Board approved the 2023 budget at Monday night’s meeting. In the budget presentation to the board, Village Administrator Eileen Suhm outlined next year’s budget.       She told the board there were some unknown variables at this time, mostly related to insurance […]

 
 

Youth suicide program helps try to answer questions for grieving community

Youth suicide program helps try to answer questions for grieving community

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       Dr. Greg Hudnall admitted that answers in regard to suicide aren’t easy to come by.       “Suicide is very, very individualized,” said Hudnall, considered an expert in the youth suicide due to his work in Utah. “Correlations does not equal causation.”       Hudnall equated understanding […]

 
 

Woman with disabilities has baby after assault

A warrant was issued Oct. 26 for the arrest of an East Troy man who allegedly impregnated a woman with developmental disabilities in 2020.       Jaycob M. Demara, 19, was charged Oct. 25 in Walworth County Circuit Court with first-degree sexual assault.       According to the criminal complaint, the adoptive […]

 
 

East Troy School Board readies survey on referendum

By Tracy Ouellette EDITOR       The East Troy School Board agreed to send out a survey measuring community support for a three-year, $3 million annual operational referendum.       The survey also asks the community about its support for a capital improvement referendum to take care of the facility needs in […]

 
 

Village Board discusses work on former lakebed

By Tracy Ouellette EDITOR       The East Troy Village Board received an update on the creek restoration that is ongoing since the removal of the East Troy Dam.       Village Engineer Tim Lynch, of Lynch and Associates, updated the board on the progress and needed work to address the recent […]

 
 

Medaling at state – tennis seniors finish career on podium

The East Troy High School doubles team of Katie Metcalf (front) and Sophia Rondeau compete in the WIAA Individual Tennis State Meet. The team took second place at state. (photo by Bob Mischka)

For the third straight year, the senior trio of Lauren Lindow, Katie Metcalf, and Sophia Rondeau finished their season on the podium at state. Lindow placed fourth in the singles draw while Metcalf and Rondeau finished runner-up in doubles.       For the senior trio it was their third straight podium […]

 
 

East Troy School Board considers referendum

By Tracy Ouellette EDITOR       With the East Troy Community School District facing a nearly $1.2 million structural deficit for the 2022-23 school year, the School Board has been meeting to discuss the possibility of going to referendum to ask the community for more money for operations and facility needs. […]

 
 

East Troy Village Board approves full-time officer hire

 
 

East Troy Bluegrass Festival is back on square

East Troy Bluegrass Festival is back on square

The East Troy Bluegrass Festival is celebrating its 28th year with a weekend lineup that once again includes two of the industry’s biggest names.       The two-day East Troy Bluegrass Festival, presented by the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11 […]