East Troy

East Troy library director to retire

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent After more than two decades at the helm of the East Troy Lions Public Library, Director Jackie Gotz is retiring. Her successor is expected to be named in the coming weeks, officials say. Ann Zess, president of the Library Board, said she and the other six […]

 
 

Happy 2013!

Happy 2013!

Sean Carroll, singer of Hoi Polloi, rings in 2013 on stage at Lindey’s On Beulah Dec. 31. (Lindey Neudorff photo)  

 
 

East Troy businesses help food pantry

East Troy businesses help food pantry

The East Troy Food Pantry recently received $3,324 through the collaborative effort efforts of the employees and customers of three local businesses. When the employees of First Citizens State Bank shared information about their plans for the fourth annual bake sale to benefit the East Troy Food Pantry, Troy and […]

 
 

Meeting on school vote reset

ETCSD to discuss referendum options By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff The East Troy Community School District Board of Education has rescheduled a special meeting for Wednesday, Jan. 2, to discuss a referendum for school improvements throughout the district. The meeting was initially slated for Dec. 20 and moved to Jan. […]

 
 

Loan to help rev Buell’s future

Local motorcycle manufacturer gets infusion from GE Capital By Dave Fidlin Correspondent The Buell name and its presence within East Troy has gone through a sometimes-dramatic sequence events in the past three years. But the motorcycle manufacturer recently received a boost with cash infusions and plans to build a motorcycle […]

 
 

The end of an era

The end of an era

Last week, Contract Comestibles, LLC. took down the smokestack that towered over Beulah Avenue for more than a century as part of a remodeling project at the custom food manufacturer’s 2004 Beulah Ave. location. The remnant of East Troy’s condensery, which began producing condensed milk in 1910 and later made […]

 
 

‘The Big Bundle Up’

‘The Big Bundle Up’

Tourism sites join forces for winter clothing campaign By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff The Wisconsin Department of Tourism kicked off a campaign last week to help struggling families get winter ready and a host of local tourism sites are joining the warm and fuzzy effort. The Department’s “The Big Bundle […]

 
 

East Troy School Board to discuss referendum vote for April

By Vanessa Lenz Editor Another referendum for upgrades to the East Troy Community School District could happen as early as April. The East Troy School Board set two work sessions for next week to determine whether to put another referendum question in the hands of voters during the April 2 […]

 
 

See ‘A Christmas Carol’ for free at Michael Fields

See ‘A Christmas Carol’ for free at Michael Fields

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute is teaming up with Walking the Dog Theater to offer a unique public performance of Charles Dickens’ beloved classic “A Christmas Carol” free of charge. The show will debut at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15 at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, W2493 County Road ES in […]

 
 

Hometown Pharmacy opens its doors in East Troy

Hometown Pharmacy opens its doors in East Troy

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent   After going without one for more than seven months, East Troy residents again have an opportunity to visit a local pharmacy. In late March, Aurora Health Care made the decision to close 11 of its 82 outpatient pharmacies. The East Troy location was included on the […]