East Troy

East Troy Expo 2013 is March 23

East Troy Expo 2013 is March 23

Chamber event to feature new bridal fair and return of cupcake wars   The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual East Troy Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 at East Troy Middle School, 3143 Graydon Ave. This year’s event will feature […]

 
 

East Troy Railroad releases summer lineup of events

East Troy Railroad releases summer lineup of events

Celebrating 106 years of riding the rails through Southeast Wisconsin’s Kettle Moraine countryside, the East Troy Electric Railroad has planned a number of special events for the upcoming season showcasing its stable of interurban rail treasures. This year the railroad will add a pizza train to its dinner train schedule […]

 
 

East Troy teacher wins prestigious science teaching award

East Troy teacher wins prestigious science teaching award

East Troy High School science teacher Matthew Heer was recently awarded the Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers 2013 Excellence in Science Teaching Award. The award is given annually to teachers who have made outstanding contributions to the improvement of science education in Wisconsin. He will be honored at the WSST […]

 
 

East Troy officials to cite blighted bank-owned home for violations

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff Following unanswered pleas to fix pending building code violations against a bank-owned property, the East Troy Village Board is planning to issue citations. The board Monday night said it would instruct village building inspector Scott Johnson to review the blighted property at 2128 Clark St. […]

 
 

Band-o-Rama

Band-o-Rama

Members of the East Troy High School symphonic band perform during the district’s 40th annual Band-O-Rama March 3 at East Troy High School. (Vanessa Lenz photo)  

 
 

Zac Brown Band coming to Alpine Valley

Grammy award-winning country group Zac Brown Band last week announced its return to Alpine Valley Music Theatre this summer. While the jam-friendly band was last in town when it opened for Dave Matthews Band in June of 2010, this time around Zac Brown Band will be headlining the famed music […]

 
 

Trojans are state bound!

Trojans are state bound!

Excitement grows in town for talented boys team By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy boys basketball team has had a year to think about a rematch with Lodi. And later this week, the Trojans will get their wish – on the state’s biggest stage. East Troy (23-3 overall) punched […]

 
 

A wish that’s well-deserved

A wish that’s  well-deserved

East Troy boy, family get to cruise with Mickey Mouse By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff As Jason Kendall packed the family van with his son’s go-to bags filled with medical supplies and oxygen on Feb. 13, he acknowledged what a big day it was for his family. The Kendalls were […]

 
 

‘Worth it for many, many reasons’

‘Worth it for many, many reasons’

Local works toward a county ordinance to allow residential chickens By John Koski SLN Staff For Sara Adsit-Smith, raising chickens in her backyard is more than just having a ready source of fresh eggs for a morning omelet or for making a batch of chocolate chip cookies for her family. […]

 
 

East Troy celebrates Youth Art Month

The East Troy Community School District will celebrate Youth Art Month with an art show from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, March 3 at East Troy High School, 3128 Graydon Ave. Student artwork from grades kindergarten through 12 will be on display in the annual exhibition. “Literally hundreds of sculptures, drawings […]