East Troy

School Board decides to wait on operational referendum

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy School Board decided against going to the polls in April for an operational referendum to help School District bridge the gap between its revenue limit and budget shortfall. While none of the School Board members said liked the idea of making even […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy School Board moved one step closer to a possible operational referendum at the Jan. 7 special board meeting. After a working session, the board instructed administration to have a three-year, $1.4 million operational referendum question drafted for possible approval at Monday night’s meeting at 6 p.m. in […]

 
 

Franklin man charged with murder

Franklin man charged with murder

Police working to ID two bodies found at East Troy farmhouse UPDATED – A 43-year-old Franklin man was charged Tuesday with first-degree reckless homicide and hiding a corpse after human remains were found in a fire pit at a Town of East Troy farmhouse last week. According to a press […]

 
 

Driver to be tried for homicide in death of man shot by deputy

A Milwaukee man is scheduled to go on trial March 11 for homicide in the death of a man shot by a sheriff’s deputy in East Troy in 2016. A pretrial conference is scheduled for March 6 for Jose G. Lara, 33, who pleaded not guilty March 23 in Walworth […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

Check out the annual Year in Review in this week’s newspaper and take a look back at the area’s big stories from 2018. In sports, the East Troy High School wrestling team competed at the Northern Exposure Tournament in Merrill and the girls basketball team resumes its schedule with a […]

 
 

Sewer rates to hold steady for 2019

Possible increase in 2020 By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board decided to leave the sewer rates as they stand for 2019 after Ehlers presented the sewer utility rate study at the Dec. 17 board meeting. The village commissioned the study in fall and included an analysis […]

 
 

Drama group to present holiday play

The Off the Square Players will present “The Charitable Sisterhood Christmas Spectacular” by Bo Wilson for their holiday play Dec. 27 to 30 at Ivan’s Backstage, 2093 Division St., East Troy. A fast-paced comedy features feisty church-ladies, a Christmas spectacular, and a stolen nativity baby Jesus. Evening performances will be […]

 
 

The results are in

Residents show limited support for operational referendum By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff After repeated belt tightening, to the tune of $6.3 million over the last 10 years, the East Troy School District began investigating the possibility of an operational referendum for the April ballot to avoid cutting programs and teachers […]

 
 

Dad found not guilty of assaulting daughter

Girl revealed alleged abuse after school presentation A jury found a Saukville man not guilty Nov. 9 of sexually assaulting his daughter in the Town of Lafayette about 15 years ago. The man, 48, formerly of West Bend, is not being named to protect the identity of his daughter, who […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy Village Board decides which sidewalk projects to do in 2019 as part of the plan to make the village more accessible for foot traffic. Betty Parman’s historical column remembers well-known local artist, Belle Sawyer. In sports, the East Troy High School varsity wrestling team host the Howard/Manley […]