East Troy

Man gets 8 years for role in bank robbery

A Waukesha man was sentenced to eight years in prison for his role in robbing a bank in East Troy in June. Michael K. Brown, 37, pleaded guilty Nov. 13 to robbery of a financial institution as a party to a crime. He was sentenced Jan. 10 to eight years […]

 
 

Key Club approaches fundraising goal for dog park

Key Club approaches fundraising goal for dog park

Sponsorship, giving opportunities still available East Troy High School Key Club is about three-quarters of the way to its goal of raising $15,000 for the dog park it’s building by East Troy Village Hall, 2015 Energy Drive. “We have had many area businesses and community members contribute and are very […]

 
 

Ride the rails

Ride the rails

East Troy Railroad opens for the season The East Troy Railroad kick offs its 2019 season Saturday. Trains will depart on the hour from the East Troy Depot starting at 10 a.m. The last train departs at 3 p.m. Trains run every Saturday and Sunday through the first weekend in […]

 
 

Working together

Working together

Tri-Troy Alliance benefits greater East Troy By Cathy Kozlowicz Contributor While it can be somewhat rare for municipalities to get along so well to have regular meetings, share resources and mentor each other, the Tri-Troy Alliance is doing just that. Through the partnership with key leaders and community members for […]

 
 

A graceful exit

Village trustee leaves with style By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff At the end of the April 15 East Troy Village Board meeting, outgoing Trustee John Jacoby took the time to personally thank his fellow board members and the department heads. “This is my last meeting and it’s really sad for […]

 
 

Man charged in alleged baseball-bat assault

A 48-year-old Mukwonago man is charged with assault after he allegedly struck a 41-year-old man in the head with a baseball bat. Marcus Sevilla was charged April 10 in Walworth County Circuit Court with aggravated batter and first-degree reckless injury, both with the use of a dangerous weapon. Sevilla was […]

 
 

Brickbusters compete at state

Brickbusters compete at state

Team takes fourth, receives invite to international tournament The St Peter’s Brickbusters FIRST LEGO League team 8631 traveled to Lakeshore Technical College in Cleveland, Wisconsin, for the annual state tournament Feb. 23. The team advanced to the state tournament after winning outright grand champion at the sectionals tournament in Waukesha […]

 
 

East Troy School Board cuts $540,000 from budget

With a projected budget deficit of $485,000 and the additional $56,000 cost of the East Troy School District’s “impact needs” the School Board was faced with cutting $540,000 from the 2019-20 budget at Monday night’s meeting. Business Manager Kathy Zwirgzdas presented the budget proposal and outlined the difficulties the district […]

 
 

See ‘The Cemetery Club’

Off the Square Players spring play opens tonight By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Off the Square Player’s spring play, “The Cemetery Club,” opens Friday night at Ivan’s Backstage on the East Troy Village Square. The play will run April 5, 6, 12, 13 and 14. Friday and Saturday show times […]

 
 

East Troy Village Board incumbents retain seats

East Troy Village Board incumbents retain seats

Village of East Troy Trustees John Alexander and Alex Alger kept their board seats in today’s election along with board President Scott Seager, who was running unopposed. New to the Village Board is Mary Hubbard Nugent. Village Board seats are two-year terms. According to unofficial results Alexander received 542 votes, […]