East Troy

East Troy Choirs to perform annual Masterworks Concert

East Troy Community Choir and East Troy High School Camerata (pictured) will present Gabriel Faure’s Requiem at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, East Troy.

The East Troy Community Choir and East Troy High School Camerata will combine forces to present Gabriel Faure’s Requiem at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, East Troy. Admission to the concert is $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. In its ninth […]


Woman convicted of child neglect involved in minor crash

By Tracy Ouellette Editor Melody Butt, the East Troy mother convicted of child neglect in 2012 after her infant twins drowned in a bathtub while she slept, was involved in a minor car crash Sunday afternoon. According to Village of East Troy Police Chief Alan Boyes, Butt’s car drove off […]


Wisconsin Ovens breaks ground on addition

Wisconsin Oven Corporation celebrated its 40th anniversary by breaking ground on a new 30,000 square foot addition. Pictured from left are: Tom Trueman, senior applications sales engineer; Dave Strand president and CEO; and Ken Frymark, facilities engineer and IT manager.

In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Wisconsin Oven Corporation in East Troy recently broke ground new 30,000-square-foot addition. The facility will be suited for making massive equipment to serve the automotive, aerospace, mining, and energy industries. Wisconsin Oven has experienced record growth year after year since 2005. After a […]


School Board says April referendum unlikely

Reopening classrooms in Chester Byrnes considered By Tracy Ouellette Editor The East Troy Community Schools Board of Education met Dec. 18 in another referendum working session focused on pulling together several options to present to the community with the goal of bringing the capitol improvements referendum back to the voters […]


All aboard!

East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce volunteers like John O’Brien, Russell Markstad and Ken Frymark of Wisconsin Oven Corporation, along with the Village of East Troy Department of Public Works, have spent the past week hanging lights, garland and East Troy’s new light pole banners in preparation of Santa's arrival Saturday.

Santa Train departs this Saturday By Tracy Ouellette Editor Festivities begin on the East Troy Village Square at 6 p.m. Saturday with a Christmas carol sing-along led by the East Troy Community Band to keep everyone entertained while waiting for the guest of honor – Santa Claus. “Santa’s arrival via […]


No parking zones approved for Elm, Beulah

By Tracy Ouellette Editor At the request of Andy Gehl, president of Contract Comestibles, the East Troy Village Board approved no parking zones on Beulah Avenue and Elm Street from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Gehl asked the board for the no parking zones to accommodate the […]


Old World to serve as collection site for ‘The Big Bundle Up’

Old World Wisconsin is collecting outerwear, accessories and other warm clothing items to donate to The Women’s Center in Waukesha during the museum’s holiday programming, Fridays through Sundays, Nov. 29 through Dec. 22.

  Old World Wisconsin is inviting visitors to drop off new or gently used outerwear, accessories and other warm clothing items as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s statewide “The Big Bundle Up” campaign. This is the third year of the program. Last year’s program collected more than 17,000 […]


Two seats up for election on School Board

Candidates can start circulating nomination papers Dec. 1 By Tracy Ouellette Editor There are two seats on the East Troy Community School District Board of Education up for election in April. The seats up for election this time around are held by Murry Mitten and Mike Zei. It is a […]


Taylor and Sons collecting for VA

James R. Taylor and Sons Inc., 2115 Division St. in East Troy, is collecting donations for the Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Milwaukee again this year. Drop offs can be made during office hours Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., during the month of […]


Village Board to consider new snowmobile trail

By Tracy Ouellette Editor Troy Strand, owner of The Grist Mill, spoke the East Troy Village Board Monday night about opening a snowmobile trail in the village to give snowmobilers access to fueling stations and other businesses in East Troy. Strand told the board the proposed trail would help bring […]