East Troy

Back again, hotel on Lake Beulah tabled

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After a lengthy public hearing at the Walworth County Zoning Agency May 19 – a hearing that included legal representation on both sides of the issue – the CZA tabled a decision on a hotel on Lake Beulah in East Troy. The issue was tabled and […]

 
 

East Troy spring election results

East Troy spring election results

The polls have closed for the spring 2022 election. Here are the unofficial results: East Troy School Board – two seats Ted Zess 1,558 Adam Witkiewicz 1,542 Kevin Bong 1,312 Adam LeMarr 727 Village of East Troy – three seats Matt Johnson 542 Jason Smalley 462 Forty Renucci 430 Dusty […]

 
 

School Board race down to four candidates

School Board race down to four candidates

Fuchs eliminated in primary election The East Troy School Board  spring election will see School Board President Ted Zess and newcomers Kevin Bong, Adam Witkiewicz and Adam LeMarr on the April 5 ballot for the two open seats. Former School Board member Jessica Fuchs was eliminated in today’s election. The […]

 
 

Five vie in School Board primary election

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Community School District Board of Education race has five candidates for the two open positions, which means a primary election will be held Tuesday, Feb. 15, to narrow the field to four candidates. Running for the School Board are incumbent Ted Zess, […]

 
 

East Troy School Board race will need primary election

By Tracy Ouellette SLN STAFF The East Troy Community School District Board of Education spring election will need a primary in February to narrow the field down to four candidates to fill the two open board seats. The five candidates on the primary ballot are School Board President Ted Zess, […]

 
 

Fire at Double D’s closes restaurant

Fire at Double D’s closes restaurant

Fundraiser established to help employees, tenant By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff A fire broke out at Double D’s Pub and Eatery in the Town of East Troy in the early morning hours of Nov. 26, heavily damaging the building and closing the restaurant. East Troy Fire Chief Joe Degaro said […]

 
 

COVID hospitalizations spike in region

Increase is largely among unvaccinated, Advocate Aurora official says By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Advocate Aurora Health recently reported a sharp increase in hospital admission for COVID-19 primarily because of the more infectious delta variant among unvaccinated people. The health care provider, which is the parent company of Aurora Medical […]

 
 

Community rallies around critically injured deputy

Officer struck while preparing to deploy tire deflation device SLN staff A Walworth County Sheriff’s Deputy faces a “long and arduous” road to recovery after being struck by a fleeing vehicle he was attempting to stop early Sunday morning. Wayne Blanchard, a 20-plus-year veteran of the department, suffered injuries that […]

 
 

Boat sober, wear your life jacket this holiday weekend

Boat sober, wear your life jacket this holiday weekend

DNR wardens join local boat patrols for Operation Dry Water Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest times of year for Wisconsin waterways, and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is reminding boaters to keep safety top of mind as they cast off. Those enjoying Wisconsin’s waters during […]

 
 

Former town police officer not allowed to speak at Town Board meeting

Former town police officer not allowed to speak at Town Board meeting

Knox makes statement outside Town Hall Town of East Troy Chairman Joe Klarkowski refused to recognize former township police officer Craig Knox at tonight’s monthly Town Board meeting. Klarkowski cited advice from the town’s attorney that Knox’s statement, which Attorney Jim Mills reviewed during the meeting, was not appropriate for […]