East Troy

Dave Matthews Band will return to Alpine

Dave Matthews Band is set to make its annual return to Alpine Valley Music Theatre this July. According to the 2013 summer tour dates released on the band’s website, Dave Matthews Band will play at Alpine on Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6. The local stop is part of […]

 
 

Trojan trailblazers

Trojan trailblazers

Co-ed cheer team advances to state for first time By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff When East Troy High School’s varsity cheerleaders were forced to make some major changes to their lineup this winter, they had no idea they would become school trailblazers during the process. On Saturday, East Troy’s charter […]

 
 

Preparing kids for life

Preparing kids for life

Montessori methods of learning offered at area school By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer On a parcel of land between East Troy and Mukwonago, a man has built a program, providing educational experiences unlike any other in the area. Geoffrey Bishop, founder and executive director of Nature’s Classroom Institute and Montessori […]

 
 

East Troy man faces child porn charges

An East Troy man faces two felony counts of child pornography following an ongoing investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation and Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. Daniel M. Taubert, a resident of 1839 Division St., was charged Feb. 14 with possession of child pornography and sexual […]

 
 

Hoops for Hope benefit to support Lindow family

Hoops for Hope benefit to support Lindow family

The East Troy High School girls basketball team is pulling together to support an East Troy family at a time they need it most. After a brave battle with cancer for many years, Maureen Lindow, 45, lost her life on Nov. 28. She was the mother of Mackenzie, Dayne and […]

 
 

Trio charged with stealing horse saddles

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff Preliminary hearings are scheduled for three people suspected of stealing nearly $22,000 worth of saddles from three Walworth County horse farms. Jasmine A. Ingersoll, 20, of Elkhorn, was scheduled to appear in Walworth County Circuit Court Feb. 8 on a charge of receiving stolen property […]

 
 

‘Bot battle

‘Bot battle

Robotics team fares well at state By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff East Troy’s first robotics team held its own during the First Tech Challenge state competition in Milwaukee on Feb. 1. The student-driven PatronumBots earned the PTC Robot Design Award and was named the runner-up for the Inspire Award, the […]

 
 

Sign up for East Troy youth baseball

East Troy Youth Baseball and Softball will hold registration for the 2013 season this week at East Troy Middle School, 3143 Graydon Ave. Sign-up will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 and 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Feb. 16. For more information, visit www.et-baseball-softball.com.

 
 

Historical society fetes 100th anniversary of local’s run for president

Historical society fetes 100th anniversary of local’s run for president

The East Troy Area Historical Society is celebrating a major milestone for one of East Troy’s most famous residents. The newest exhibition at the Kubicki Museum and Heritage Center deals with the life and times of East Troy-born Eugene Wilder Chafin – farmer, lawyer, orator, author and politician and presidential […]

 
 

Wisconsin Oven announces record growth, expansion to Waukesha

Wisconsin Oven announces record growth, expansion to Waukesha

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff Wisconsin Oven Corporation, which has long been known as one of East Troy’s biggest and most revered companies, will soon be expanding its brand in the Dairy State. On the heels of a recent sale to PLC Group of France in April, Wisconsin Oven announced […]