East Troy

Dam expert weighs in

Village Board OKs $30,000 study on dam removal, repair By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Dam was once again on the Village Board’s agenda Dec. 4 as the discussion continued on whether to repair the dam, which was damaged in the July 12 flooding, or remove it. At […]

 
 

Brew pub coming to the Village Square

Brew pub coming to the Village Square

East Troy Brewery moves from vision to reality By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff In what owners Ann and Ted Zess are calling a “community project” plans for a brew pub in the old FirstMerit Bank building on the East Troy Village Square are solidifying with a target opening date of […]

 
 

Evidence of co-actor’s former crime to be allowed at trial

Evidence of co-actor’s former crime to be allowed at trial

Attorney: East Troy man didn’t know acquaintance would shoot friend By Vicky Wedig SLN staff Evidence surrounding a robbery and shooting one of the men involved in an East Troy homicide committed in 1999 will be allowed in the upcoming trial of the second man charged in the case. During […]

 
 

Village Board adds leaf pickup dates for 2018

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board approved adding four more fall leaf/brush collection days with John’s Disposal, starting in 2018. Village Board Trustee Ann Zess was against spending the additional $5,000 to increase the yard waste pickup days from two a year to six a year […]

 
 

School District ‘meets expectations’ on annual report card

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Schools are meeting expectations according to the recently released report cards for the 2016-17 school year from the Wisconsin Department of Instruction. The district as a whole received a grade of 72, which is on the high end of the “meets expectations” […]

 
 

The dam debate continues

East Troy Village Board still gathering information on dam repair/removal By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board again discussed options for removing or repairing the East Troy Dam over Honey Creek at the Nov. 20 meeting. Several residents addressed the board during citizen participation cautioning the board […]

 
 

Lake association founders to receive Good Earth Award

Founders of the East Troy Lake Association Joyce Ketchpaw Reed and Janet and Stephen Rostkowski will receive the Good Earth Award from the good Earth Church of the Divine at the Holidazzle event following the 10:30 a.m. service at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, W2493 Highway ES, East Troy. Brunch will […]

 
 

A guide to giving in East Troy

Saturday’s Mountain Top Beerfest at Alpine Valley to benefit Holiday Help program By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff East Troy Family Community and Resource Center Program Director Marolyn Komperud says the Holiday Help of East Troy program is on track and it’s time for the community to step up. “The application […]

 
 

Here comes Santa Claus…

Here comes Santa Claus…

The annual Santa Parade Train arrives Saturday By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Railroad’s Santa Parade Train makes its yearly run on Saturday, Dec. 2. The train departs from Mukwonago’s Midnight Magic celebration and makes its way to downtown East Troy for the Santa on the Square festivities […]

 
 

Community says goodbye to a favorite teacher

Community says goodbye to a favorite teacher

Leona Doubek is remembered for her kindness and compassion By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy community is mourning the death of former resident and longtime local educator Leona Doubek, who died Nov. 19 at the age of 99. Doubek was a teacher at East Troy Elementary School for […]

 
 
 
 
 

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