Archive for: September, 2012

Motorists reminded to be on the lookout for roaming deer

Each fall, body shops and automotive repair businesses are in great demand as the deer crash season peaks. October and November are the mating season for deer, which makes them more active especially at dusk and dawn when they move back and forth between their bedding and feeding areas, according […]

 
 

Tibbets students receive ‘Blessings in a Backpack’

Krista Lillquist (front), local organizer of Blessings in a Backpack, works with volunteers Carol Burton and Lynn Jeka packing food for delivery to students the following day. (photo by Maureen Vander Sanden)

       “I look at faces, not numbers, and the thought that any of these kids were hungry, made me want to do something.” – Krista Lillquist By Maureen Vander Sanden Editor It’s hard to believe that even in a rural school system like Elkhorn Area School District nearly […]

 
 

Trial set in sexual assault case for Whitewater man

Trial set in sexual assault case for Whitewater man

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff A trial is scheduled for Nov. 13 and 14 for a Whitewater man charged with sexually assaulting his fiancée’s 12-year-old relative. Edil Manuel Ayala Nataren, 28, appeared in court in custody Sept. 19 for a status conference at which the two-day trial was set. An […]

 
 

Trojan tennis team falls short of conference title

Trojan tennis team falls short of conference title

Last year the East Troy girls tennis team went into the conference tournament in third place and came out Rock Valley Conference champions. Last Saturday, they again went into this year’s tournament in third place, but came just short of pulling off the same result in the final matches. The […]

 
 

Home advantage helps McFarland surge past Trojans

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent For the first time this season, the East Troy football team has to deal with a bit of adversity. Now it’s up to the Trojans to bounce back as they move forward. Host McFarland celebrated the school’s 50th birthday and Homecoming in style Friday night, as […]

 
 

Legistlative update: Hunting rules change with the times

Legistlative update: Hunting rules change with the times

By Neal Kedzie Contributor Wisconsin is known for its proud hunting heritage, and the sportsmen and women who participate in the many outdoor opportunities are dedicated to the sport they enjoy. Many have a long lineage of family hunting, passing the tradition on from one generation to the next, the […]

 
 

Whitewater falls to division-leading Evansville

Whitewater falls to division-leading Evansville

By David Paulsen Correspondent The Whitewater High School football team played the Rock Valley North Division-leading Evansville Blue Devils tough for nearly three quarters Friday in a 26-6 loss at Evansville. The Whippets trailed just 14-6 until late in the third quarter when the Blue Devils scored to make it […]

 
 

ETHS students will ‘Dance Through the Decades’ this week

ETHS students will ‘Dance Through the Decades’ this week

East Troy High School kicked off its Homecoming activities this week with a Dancing Through the Decades theme at the center of the celebration. A week-long series of events will culminate with the Homecoming football game and dance this weekend. The East Troy High School varsity football team will face […]

 
 

Visitors Bureau plans move from Elkhorn

Visitors Bureau plans move from Elkhorn

  The Uncle Hunk’s Junk building, located at 203 E. Walworth St. in Elkhorn will soon have a vacancy with the move of the Walworth County Visitors Bureau. The Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce will continue to operate from this space.   By Chelsey Hinsenkamp Staff Writer After more than […]

 
 

Clapper selected as new city manager

Clapper selected as new city manager

By Tom Ganser Correspondent The City of Whitewater Common Council on Sept. 22 unanimously selected Cameron L. Clapper to serve as the next city manager, according to a press release. Pending formal approval of an employment agreement by the council on Oct. 2, Clapper will become the ninth city manager […]