East Troy

Man charged in alleged baseball-bat assault

A 48-year-old Mukwonago man is charged with assault after he allegedly struck a 41-year-old man in the head with a baseball bat. Marcus Sevilla was charged April 10 in Walworth County Circuit Court with aggravated batter and first-degree reckless injury, both with the use of a dangerous weapon. Sevilla was […]

 
 

Brickbusters compete at state

Brickbusters compete at state

Team takes fourth, receives invite to international tournament The St Peter’s Brickbusters FIRST LEGO League team 8631 traveled to Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland, Wisconsin, for the annual state tournament Feb. 23. The team advanced to the state tournament after winning outright grand champion at the sectionals tournament in Waukesha […]

 
 

East Troy School Board cuts $540,000 from budget

With a projected budget deficit of $485,000 and the additional $56,000 cost of the East Troy School District’s “impact needs” the School Board was faced with cutting $540,000 from the 2019-20 budget at Monday night’s meeting. Business Manager Kathy Zwirgzdas presented the budget proposal and outlined the difficulties the district […]

 
 

See ‘The Cemetery Club’

Off the Square Players spring play opens tonight By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Off the Square Player’s spring play, “The Cemetery Club,” opens Friday night at Ivan’s Backstage on the East Troy Village Square. The play will run April 5, 6, 12, 13 and 14. Friday and Saturday show times […]

 
 

East Troy Village Board incumbents retain seats

East Troy Village Board incumbents retain seats

Village of East Troy Trustees John Alexander and Alex Alger kept their board seats in today’s election along with board President Scott Seager, who was running unopposed. New to the Village Board is Mary Hubbard Nugent. Village Board seats are two-year terms. According to unofficial results Alexander received 542 votes, […]

 
 

Four vie for three open seats on Village Board

Four vie for three open seats on Village Board

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff When a seat on the East Troy Village Board opened up with Trustee John Jacoby not running for re-election because he is moving out of the village, Mary Hubbard Nugent and Benny Stichmann said they decided to run for office. With Trustees Alex Alger and […]

 
 

Newcomers toss their hats into the School Board race

Newcomers toss their hats into the School Board race

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Community School District Board of Education has two open seats on Tuesday’s ballot and newcomers – Bob Dignan and M-Jai Harrell – are running along with board President Ted Zess. Dignan said he decided to run this time around because there was […]

 
 

Area family raising money to purchase son a diabetic alert dog

Area family raising money to purchase son a diabetic alert dog

Fundraiser set for April 6 at Knucklehead Pub in Eagle By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Kids and dogs go together like peanut butter and jelly, but for one area boy, having the right dog could literally be a lifesaver. Four-year-old Jack Klingbiel, of Mukwonago, has type 1 diabetes and owning […]

 
 

On stage in East Troy

On stage in East Troy

High school drama students to present ‘Dear Phoebe’ By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The snow is melting and spring is in the air and that means it’s time for the East Troy High School Drama Club to gear up for its spring production. The “last hurrah” for the Drama Club’s […]

 
 

Going to the dogs

Going to the dogs

Key Club raising money for dog park By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy High School Key Club is in the process of building a dog park by East Troy Village Hall and is asking the community for help in raising funds for the project. With the support of […]