East Troy

From Hemingway to Beckett

From Hemingway to Beckett

East Troy native inspired by ‘minimalist’ writers Tom Ganser Correspondent Fred Hofstetter, a 2007 graduate of East Troy High School, is living proof that high quality research and creative projects aren’t just reserved for master’s or doctoral degree students. Hofstetter was among 46 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater undergraduate students displaying the […]


Properties along square to be filled, construction to start next spring

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer With winter and snowfall imminent, the Village of East Troy voted in favor of setting a Dec. 1 deadline for the owner of buildings destroyed in an April fire to fill the vacant property. As of the last board meeting, the understanding, according to Village […]


Help spread the warmth

Help spread the warmth

East Troy Cub Scout Pack 92 is holding a coat drive to help spread warmth this winter. The boys are looking for coat donations from infant sizes through adult.  Donations can be placed in collection barrels located within East Troy Shell or Frank’s Piggly Wiggly or by contacting any member […]


Raise a shovel

Volunteers needed for nature trail workday Oct. 12 The Eagle Nature Trail, which connects Eagle Elementary School and the Alice Baker Memorial Library, will undergo a cleanup effort Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Eagle Lions Club will assist with the project and while a crew […]


Highway 20 closed at railroad tracks starting Monday

Highway 20 at the Canadian National RR in Racine County will close on Monday for repair work. The closure is expected to remain in place until Oct. 25, weather permitting. Highway 20, between Honey Creek Road and Miller Road in Waterford, will close on Monday, Oct. 14. Crews will be […]


School District to continue forward progress

By Kellen Olshefski staff writer District Administrator Christopher Hibner stressed the East Troy School District’s goal to strive to become the “District of Choice,” in his address to the public at Monday’s Board of Education annual meeting. Noting the district doesn’t hide anything from its annual report, including “the good, […]


Making the grade

East Troy Community Schools ‘meet and exceed’ expectations The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released school report cards last week for each public school and district in the state. The report cards are intended to create a more standardized methodology for parents and community members to determine the effectiveness of […]


It’s Homecoming in East Troy!

It’s Homecoming in East Troy!

The East Troy High School varsity football team rides in the annual Homecoming parade around the downtown square this afternoon. The Trojans battle Parkview tonight at 7 p.m. at East Troy High School. The Homecoming dance is Saturday.


Food drive in Mukwonago Saturday

The Mukwonago Lions are holding their annual food drive from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. They will be collecting non-perishable items at the Mukwonago Pick ‘n Save and Walmart to benefit the Mount Olive Kitchen Kupboard and Mukwonago Food Pantry. The Lions will match all cash […]


Village holding open house events Saturday

The Village of East Troy is sponsoring an open house for all departments from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. The public is invited to attend, ask questions, get the “behind the scenes” tours and chat with employees and Village Board members. Refreshments will be served. There […]