East Troy

East Troy woman charged with kicking cop in groin

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Oct. 3 for an East Troy woman charged with drunken driving and kicking a police officer in the groin. Maria Billings, 35, was charged Sept. 24 in Racine County Circuit Court with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, fourth offense; resisting an officer; battery […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The Village of East Troy is looking at revising its zoning ordinance in response to changes in conditional use permits under Act 67. Also in this week’s edition, longtime member of the Booth Lake Memorial Park Board, Larry Mitten, is honored for his service. In sports, the East Troy High […]

 
 

St. James to host health, safety fair Oct. 13

Active shooter training part of program St. James United Methodist Church, 2945 Main St., East Troy, will have a free Health, Wellness and Safety Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. Safety representatives include the Village of East Troy Police Department Police Chief Jeremy Swendrowski and […]

 
 

East Troy receives $250,000 state grant for downtown development

East Troy receives $250,000 state grant for downtown development

Money to be used in East Troy Brewery construction By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Village of East Troy has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the state to help finance the renovation of the old State Bank building into a microbrewery. Ann and Ted Zess are turning the old […]

 
 

Man charged with growing marijuana

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 8 for a man charged with growing marijuana on his Town of East Troy property. Robert J. Sanders, 49, was charged Sept. 19 in Walworth County Circuit Court with possession with intent to deliver marijuana, manufacturing or delivering marijuana, possession of a controlled […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy Village Board approved more Halloween activities on the Village Square. The annual Pumpkin Walk will move to the square this year and will combine with trick or treat on Oct. 31. Gov. Scott Walker discusses the campaign issues, education in the state and the economy. Also in […]

 
 

Crazy like a fox

Crazy like a fox

Theater group, library friends team up for comedy production By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Off the Square Players and the Friends of the East Troy Lions Public Library are once again teaming up to present an adult comedy at Ivan’s Backstage in East Troy. “Fox on the Fairway,” by […]

 
 

Schools kick off Bullying Prevention Month tonight

Schools kick off Bullying Prevention Month tonight

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Community School District Pupil Service Department is inviting the public to the fourth annual kick-off event for bullying prevention and awareness month on Monday, Oct. 1. This year’s theme is “One kind word can change someone’s entire day.” The event, at Little […]

 
 

School District projects small tax levy increase

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Community School District had its annual meeting Monday night and the residents in attendance approved a projected .47 percent tax levy increase for 2018-19. District Business Manager Kathy Zwirgzdas cautioned, as she does every year, that number could change when the numbers […]

 
 

Dashing ducks

Dashing ducks

Brittany Mayotte and Brecken Watkins head down the creek bank to get a good look at the small ducks at the East Troy Kiwanis Club’s 20th annual Duck Race Sept. 22 as dad, Chris Watkins, follows with Willa Watkins on his shoulders. (Eric Kramer photo)