East Troy

Woman gets six months for stabbing roommate

Woman gets six months for stabbing roommate

An East Troy woman who admitted to stabbing her roommate in the head with a screwdriver will spend six months in jail and three years on probation. Police were called to an Edwards Street apartment on March 27 by a crying woman who was bleeding from her head and had […]

 
 

A return to her roots

A return to her roots

Director hopes to shoot movie in hometown By Dave Fidlin Correspondent In the past two decades, Shanra J. Kehl’s living backdrop has changed from the countryesque serenity of East Troy to the bright lights of Las Angeles. But she’s never forgotten her roots. Kehl, a 1995 East Troy High School […]

 
 

Butler hits Beulah

Butler hits Beulah

East Troy cancer survivor pays it forward with Feb. 9 benefit By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff Breast cancer survivor Jodi Wales has much to be thankful for. She has a supportive family, including four children, great friends, and she recently received a clean bill of health from her doctor. Rather […]

 
 

Nature Conservancy expands Meyer Nature Preserve

Nature Conservancy expands Meyer Nature Preserve

Acquisition connects east and west sides of preserve, expanding recreational opportunities The Nature Conservancy has added another 30.5 acres of land to the Newell and Ann Meyer Nature Preserve, located southwest of Eagle on Highway 67 in Walworth County. The parcel of land connects the east and west sides of […]

 
 

New leadership steps in at East Troy Railroad

New leadership steps in at East Troy Railroad

Jonas is organization’s youngest president The East Troy Electric Railroad has appointed Ryan Jonas as president of the railroad and Bernie Van Dinter as chairman of the board. At 23, Jonas is the youngest certified operator and president in the history of the organization. “It’s an honor to serve as […]

 
 

A new chapter

A new chapter

Longtime postal employee retires By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Undaunted by rain, sleet or snow, Pat Kehl took to the country roads on the outskirts of East Troy, day in and out, for more than 30 years. She admittedly took pride in ensuring residents received important information through one of the […]

 
 

Men plead guilty to lesser charges in arson case

One defendant set to go to trial By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer Four of the five men charged with burning down an abandoned house in the Town of Troy four years ago have pleaded guilty to lesser charges. Jesse Brooks, 23, of Mukwonago, Louis L. Hojnacki, 20, of Eagle, and […]

 
 

Spectacular sunset

Spectacular sunset

Booth Lake residents and passersby got a rare winter view with this sunset on Jan. 19. (Vanessa Lenz photo)

 
 

East Troy school district to give improvements referendum another try

$19 million question will be on April ballot By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff The East Troy Community School District Board will ask voters for a second time to approve funding to update school buildings throughout the district. The board agreed last Thursday to place a $19 million referendum question before […]

 
 

East Troy schools to boost security

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff The East Troy Community School District will accelerate security improvements at all of its school buildings. On Jan. 14, the board authorized administration to work with Bray Associates Architects to immediately proceed with plans to upgrade security at all school entrances. Board president Brian Wexler […]