Archive for: October, 2012

LETTER: Romney will lead us back into prosperity

Dear Editor, At this point in the presidential campaign we have heard much about the issues. We know there are sharp contrasts between the two candidates. However, no progress will be made on any issue without leadership. The ability to lead vividly distinguishes the two. President Obama has admitted he […]

 
 

East Troy claims regional title

East Troy claims regional title

By Derek Kiesow Correspondent Its work is far from done, but the East Troy High School volleyball team took a huge step toward making it to state for the first time in over 20 years as it notched its first regional championship under head coach Jeremy Weis. Coming off an […]

 
 

Breezing on by: Chiefs dominate at regionals

Breezing on by: Chiefs dominate at regionals

  By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The Big Foot volleyball team found itself in an unusual position in its Division 2 regional final matchup Saturday night with Lakeside Lutheran. Big Foot actually dropped a set in the match – a rare occurrence this season – but the Chiefs had more than […]

 
 

Chiefs open post-season with 56-0 win

The Chief’s Mason Dixon rushes for another touch-down during the Oct. 19 game against Saint John’s. During the game, Dixon became Big Foot’s all-time rushing leader. (Dave Baker photo)

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent Another week, another dominating effort by the Big Foot football team. And now that the post-season has arrived, the stakes are even higher. Big Foot took an emphatic step toward its ultimate goal Friday night with a 56-0 whipping of visiting St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy […]

 
 

Autumn adventures

Autumn adventures

Hay bales come alive at Busy Barns Busy Barns Adventure Farm in Fort Atkinson has turned round hay bales into art, giving people driving by something to smile about. “The hay art all started four years ago when we stacked three round bales like a pyramid and painted them orange,” […]

 
 

LETTER: Loudenbeck straightforward, honest

I recently saw campaign literature for the two candidates for the 31st Assembly District State Representative position. One candidate, the one I am supporting, is Amy Loudenbeck, the Republican who currently holds the position and supported Scott Walker to balance the budget and control property taxes for homeowners and make Wisconsin more […]

 
 

Two Trojan runners headed to state

Two Trojan runners headed to state

By David Paulsen Corrrespondent Two East Troy High School cross country runners are headed to the WIAA State Cross Country Championships Saturday, Oct. 27. Senior Jessica Drout and sophomore Brody Kazik both qualified as individuals at the Whitewater Sectional held at UW-Whitewater Friday. In each sectional, the top two teams, […]

 
 

LETTER: Loudenbeck demonstrates excellent leadership

As someone who has been involved in Walworth County politics for a number of years, I wanted to express my enthusiasm and support for the re-election of Amy Loudenbeck to the Wisconsin State Assembly.       Even when she only had Richmond Township in Walworth County in her district, she reached […]

 
 

LETTER: Proud to vote for Loudenbeck

I am supporting Amy Loudenbeck for re-election to the Wisconsin Assembly because she has been a strong advocate of women, children and families. As a grandmother, mom and retired public school teacher, I am proud to give Amy my vote.       Amy worked with the Attorney General to improve Wisconsin […]

 
 

LETTER: Schroeder a better choice for the 31st

The following quote appears on the Project Vote Smart website, “Amy Loudenbeck refused to tell citizens where she stands on any of the issues addressed in the 2012 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests…”       On AARP’s 2012 Voter Guide: “Amy chose not to respond to AARP’s Voter Guide.” Amy […]