East Troy

25 years of bluegrass

25 years of bluegrass

East Troy’s annual music festival returns this weekend By Vanessa Lenz Contributor Thousands have gathered from near and far for the celebration that happens during the second weekend in September at East Troy Village Square Park. This year the gathering will be extra special as the East Troy Bluegrass Festival […]

 
 

Opening the range

Opening the range

Corinn Harmeyer, of East Troy, sets to shoot at the new archery range at 2090 Energy Drive in the Village of East Troy. The range has been opened this summer and the Parks and Recreation Department is having an official grand opening ceremony at noon on Saturday, Sept. 8. The […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News….

This week in the East Troy News….

The Walworth County Fair opened for its six-day run Wednesday. Read about a couple of local families with strong ties to the fair. Also in this week’s edition, the lack of adequate school funding is plaguing many area schools. In sports, the Trojan football team picked up another win and […]

 
 

Town Board votes ‘no’ for senior apartments on Lake Beulah

By Tracy Ouellette and Bridget Bartal SLN staff The Town of East Troy Board denied a local developer’s conditional use permit to build 27 senior living apartments on Lake Beulah the Aug. 20 meeting. The Leeshore Senior Apartment Homes project on the Lindey’s site has been tossed between the Plan Commission and […]

 
 

‘See What Can Be’

‘See What Can Be’

Kids at Burn Camp form relationships to help with the healing By Lisa Smith Correspondent The kids emerge from their bunkhouses with big smiles and excitement written all over their faces for a special day during Burn Camp at Camp Timber-lee in East Troy on Aug. 16. Last week, the […]

 
 

Finally, a dam decision

Finally, a dam decision

Village Board votes to remove dam By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board voted 5-2 to remove the East Troy Dam on the Honey Creek at tonight’s meeting. The board’s decision comes after a year of debate over what to do with the dam that was damaged […]

 
 

Man gets drug charge in 2016 shooting by cop

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff An initial appearance is scheduled for Aug. 23 for a Milwaukee man charged with conspiring to sell drugs in an incident in East Troy in 2016 that resulted in police shooting and killing one of the men with him. Roberto J. Juarez Nieves Jr., 28, […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy Community School District’s Board of Education directed administration to put together a list of areas of need in the district from improving programming to funding to help form a community survey designed to find out what the community wants from the schools and what they will support […]

 
 

Woman charged for role in East Troy bank heist

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 24 for a Waterford woman charged with helping her boyfriend rob a bank in East Troy to pay her drug dealers. Azure S. Murray, 29, was charged July 31 in Walworth County Circuit Court with robbery of a […]

 
 

Burn Camp returns to Timber-lee

Burn Camp returns to Timber-lee

Public invited Thursday for parade, picnic The 24th annual Summer Camp for Burn Injured Youth returns to Camp Timber-lee next week. The theme this year is “Sea what Can Be” and there are a lot of fun activities and good times planned for the kids. Visitor’s Day is Thursday, Aug. […]