East Troy

Tuesday’s primary has few contested races

Many voters expected to cast absentee ballots Voters throughout Walworth County will have just one race to decide in the Tuesday, Aug. 11, primary election and that takes place on the Democratic side of the ballot, which is unfamiliar territory in the decidedly Republican county. That race is in the […]

 
 

Village Board, residents discuss restoring the Honey Creek

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board meet in a Committee of the Whole July 27 to hear about the weed removal and future vegetation options along the Honey Creek in the area of the former lakebed. The board and residents listened to a presentation from Andy […]

 
 

Take a trip to the past

Take a trip to the past

East Troy Railroad operates the last remnant of the interurban rail system By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Although a popular attraction in the area, many still don’t know that the East Troy Railroad Museum runs the last remaining segment of the old Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light interurban rail system, […]

 
 

East Troy Legion post seeks help with new roof

East Troy Legion post seeks help with new roof

Annual fundraisers suspended because of pandemic The Loomis-Martin Post 188 American Legion is asking the community to help put a new roof on the Legion Hall at the corner of Church and School streets, just off the East Troy Village Square. The East Troy Legion Post’s building dates back to […]

 
 

Police to up water patrol over Fourth of July holiday

Operation Dry Water set to stop boating under the influence The Fourth of July holiday means time on the water for boaters across the United States. With the increase in boater activity on the water, there is also an increase in the number of boating incidents and fatalities that take […]

 
 

Sparsely attended

Sparsely attended

New town hall open house attracts few residents By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Town of East Troy hosted an open house June 11 to give the residents the chance to learn more about the proposed town hall and ask questions and not many people showed up. Town of East […]

 
 

Village Board meets in person the first time in months

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board met in person Monday night for the first time since the COVID-19 shutdown in mid-March. Like many municipalities across the state and country, the Village Board has been conducting business via Zoom meetings, which were open to the public. The […]

 
 

Restoration underway

Restoration underway

Veterans group works to revive old church By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff A local Civil War veterans groups is in the process of restoring the historic Lafayette Church. Camp 15 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, based in Wind Lake, is the new owner of the […]

 
 

Let’s Walk Together

Let’s Walk Together

Community members plan 5K walk Saturday to support people of color A group of East Troy community members have organized a 5K walk to show support for the black community and all people of color in the light of protests across the nation in the aftermath of the alleged murder […]

 
 

Honoring the fallen

Honoring the fallen

May your sacrifice never be forgotten As part of the annual Memorial Day observances in East Troy, American Legion Loomis-Martin Post 188 reads off the names of the military men and women who lost their lives in service to the country during the past year. Because of the COVID-19 social […]