East Troy

East Troy schools receive safety grant

By Tracy Ouellette Editor The East Troy Community School District is one of seven area school districts awarded safety grants through the Wisconsin Department of Justice School Safety Grant program, administered by DOJ’s Office of School Safety. East Troy received $80,000 in grant money. “We’ll be using it for additional […]

 
 

Meetings set on pipeline

East Troy open house session will be July 11 By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief We Energies plans to host a series of three open house meetings in early July to provide area property owners with information regarding its proposal to build a 49-mile natural gas pipeline through Kenosha, Racine […]

 
 

Man gets maximum sentence in 2017 homicide

Gun owner gets 10 years in prison system for role in fatal shooting By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer An East Troy man was sentenced June 28 to the maximum sentence for his role in the 2017 shooting death of an Illinois man at his Emery Court apartment. Tyler Odell, 23, […]

 
 

Enough of that noise

Enough of that noise

Seneca Kramer, of Midland, Michigan, doesn’t much like the loud noises at Sunday’s Independence Day parade on the East Troy Village Square. The weekend’s Fourth of July celebration, which included the parade and the East Troy Lions Club’s annual festival, saw lower attendance because of the stifling heat Friday through […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

Read about the bank robbery in East Troy last week, police are still investigating and the suspect(s) are still at large. Also in this week’s edition, meet the East Troy High School Class of 2018 Outstanding Senior and the other nominees for the annual award given by the newspaper. In […]

 
 

East Troy Railroad’s Chicago Day is Saturday

East Troy Railroad’s Chicago Day is Saturday

See the historical South Shore Railroad cars and more The East Troy Railroad Museum and the National Park Service are hosting a joint interpretative program featuring historical South Shore Railroad Car 33 on Saturday, July 7, during the museum’s annual Chicago Day event. Car 33 is one of 19 historic […]

 
 

Sheriff’s Office identifies drowning victim

Sheriff’s Office identifies drowning victim

The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the 14-year-old boy who drowned Sunday in Peters Lake in the Town of Troy. According to a press release from the Sherrif’s Office, Adebisi O. Agoro, of Milwaukee, had been swimming Sunday afternoon with other children in the lake when […]

 
 

Creating a place to give people purpose

Community group works to build intergenerational community center By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Earlier this year, the group Operation Greater East Troy changed its name to United Greater East Troy to more accurately reflect the community group’s mission to build an intergenerational community center for people in the tri-Troy area […]

 
 

Celebrate the railroad in East Troy

Celebrate the railroad in East Troy

This weekend’s Railfest to feature family fun, showcase trains The East Troy Railroad Museum will display all of its operating railroad cars and equipment during Railfan Weekend/Railfest coming up on June 23 and 24. A different train will depart every hour from East Troy and tickets are good for rides […]

 
 

Police still searching for bank robbery suspect

Police still searching for bank robbery suspect

        By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Village of East Troy Police Department is still looking for the man who allegedly robbed the Associated Bank at 3292 Main St. yesterday afternoon. According to a press release from the department, the bank was held up at 2:11 p.m. […]