East Troy

Kindergartner leaves school alone last week

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff A 5-year-old boy walked out of Little Prairie Primary School unattended the morning of Nov. 26 and was found near East Troy Middle School about 17 minutes later. According to Village of East Troy Police Chief Jeremy Swendrowski, security footage showed the 4K student leaving […]

 
 

Local board seats on spring ballot

Candidates can begin circulating nomination papers Dec. 1 Even though the November mid-term election was just a few weeks ago, local politicians need to start gearing up for the April 2, 2019, spring election. Candidates for local board seats may begin circulating nomination papers on Dec. 1. Nomination papers are […]

 
 

Lend a hand this holiday season

Giving locations announced for Holiday Help program By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Each year, the East Troy Family and Community Resource Center and multiple partners, team up in the Holiday Help of East Troy program to provide local families in need a joyous holiday. Families are referred to the program […]

 
 

Community Guide photo contest deadline extended

East Troy area residents are invited to enter the annual Community Guide Cover Photo Contest. The entry deadline for the contest has been extended to Dec. 3. The overall best of the photos will appear on the cover of the East Troy Times 2019 Community Guide and the top picks […]

 
 

Mukwonago woman charged with 7th drunken driving offense

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 26 for a Mukwonago woman charged with a seventh drunken driving offense in the Town of Lyons. Laurie A. Walker, 51, was charged Nov. 12 in Walworth County Circuit Court with operating while intoxicated, seventh offense. According to the criminal complaint, Walker was […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy School District received an “exceeds expectations” report card from the Department of Public Instruction. Read about the district test scores and report card in this week’s edition of the paper. The Holiday Help of East Troy program is collecting donations at various locations throughout the area. Help […]

 
 

Top selections

Top selections

East Troy Middle School students perform in honors bands Ten students from the East Troy Middle School seventh, and eighth, grade bands were selected to participate in the 52nd Annual UW, Milwaukee Honors Band Festival. Taylor Cain, flute; Natalie Goetsch, clarinet; Megan Greenlees, clarinet; Carly Boers, alto sax; Cadence Kroll, […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy School Board heard concerns from a few residents about school security at Monday night’s board meeting after recent incidents at the high school. The Salvation Army is looking for bell ringers to help out in East Troy and the county. The All-Rock Valley Conference teams for volleyball, […]

 
 

Christmas Trains ride the rails again

Christmas Trains ride the rails again

Reservations needed for the popular trip to Santa’s Workshop Christmas Trains at the East Troy Railroad Museum begin running again on Saturdays and Sundays Nov. 24 through Dec. 16. The fun, family friendly rides take passengers from the East Troy Depot, 2002 Church St., to Santa’s Workshop at the Elegant […]

 
 

East Troy School District seeks feedback in survey

The East Troy Community School District is reaching out to all district residents in November with a community-wide survey regarding district operations, educational facility needs, and overall satisfaction. To assist in the process, School Perceptions, an independent educational research firm has been hired to conduct the survey and ensure all […]