East Troy

Feeding the children

Schools provide meal service while closed By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff With Gov. Tony Evers ordering all public and private schools to close last week, many children, locally and statewide, are at risk of not getting enough to eat. The East Troy Community School District is helping with that. The […]

 
 

Helping Hands of St. Peter’s here to help

The coronavirus pandemic has left many people struggling to make ends meet because of unemployment and other factors. East Troy families that need a “helping hand” paying for rent, power bills, food, water, or gas, can call Helping Hands of St. Peter’s at 262-642-7225, ext 2. Callers can leave a […]

 
 

East Troy schools closed effective Monday

Buildings will be open Monday to retrieve necessary items The East Troy Community School District is closing the school starting Monday. District Administrator Chris Hibner sent a letter to families in the district Sunday evening informing them of the change after an emergency School Board meeting Sunday night. “We do […]

 
 

Construction on Main

Village receives grant for square improvements By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff With Walworth County planning on resurfacing Highway ES in 2021, the Village of East Troy is looking to capitalize on the road construction project and fold in upgrades to the Village Square. In December, the board heard from Walworth […]

 
 

Lost in the shuffle

Lost in the shuffle

Theater group’s spring play opens Saturday By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff       A husband and wife team from Delavan is teaming up with the Off the Square Players to present “The Gin Game” at Ivan’s Backstage in East Troy. Joan and Steve Hay are portraying Fonsia Dorsey and […]

 
 

Hoppin’ along

Hoppin’ along

Don’t miss the Bunny Trains on the East Troy Railroad The East Troy Electric Railroad’s Bunny Train returns next month, riding the rails April 4, 5 and 11. Trains depart from the East Troy depot at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Enjoy face painting and […]

 
 

Scouting for Food drive set for March 14

Boy Scout Troop 92 and Cub Scout Troop 92 of East Troy are jointly participating in Scouting for Food. All donations will go directly to the local East Troy Food Pantry. In past years, scouts would provide plastic grocery bags to local residents and collect the grocery-filled bags the following […]

 
 

Flu season is in full swing here

Health officials say prevention is the best medicine By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer With recent news reports about the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak filling the airwaves, area health officials say the real risk remains much closer to home. “The flu is definitely more deadly and more prevalent and that’s where the […]

 
 

Community steps up to help family in need

Community steps up to help family in need

Area man supported while battling brain cancer By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff When Rich Hinners, of Kansasville, was diagnosed with brain cancer last summer, his wife, Marla, thought they would be facing the battle on their own. She was wrong. “I could say thank you a million times and it […]

 
 

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 […]