Archive for: March, 2013

LETTER: East Troy School Board should focus on excellence in academics first

        As a current student at East Troy High School I, like many, are not opposed to a new auditorium the referendum on ballot will pay for. I also believe there are new things the East Troy community needs that take precedent over the auditorium. While our current auditorium […]


LETTER: STEM to STEAM: importance of a community auditorium

The 21st century is demanding more from our engineers and scientists than pure math and logic can deliver. More than ever, these professionals need the ability to think creatively, and they must be able to envision and develop solutions to complex problems.       Science and industry are no longer satisfied […]



Eugene F. Nelson, 68, of W. Walworth Street Elkhorn, died Wednesday March 27, 2013 at his residence. He was born Aug. 27, 1944, in Hollister, Calif. the son of John and Inez (Beilke) Nelson. He was united in marriage to Kaaren J. Smith on May 1, 1965 at the First […]



Daniel F. Ward, 61, of Elkhorn, died early Saturday morning March 16, 2013, at his home. Dan was born in Elkhorn, to the late Francis Hollister “Holly” and Joyce (Amann) Ward on Nov. 23, 1951. He graduated from Elkhorn High School with the Class of 1969 and then attended the […]


Big Foot-Williams Bay girls soccer preview

By Dan Truttschel CORRESPONDENT On paper, it certainly appears that the Big Foot-Williams Bay girls soccer team will be quite different than the team it put on the field a year ago. Any team that loses the number of talented seniors to graduation would say the same thing. But in […]


Village of Sharon unveils new website

Village of Sharon unveils new website

By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT The Village of Sharon has a great new website to keep residents and visitors informed of Sharon happenings: On the new website, residents can find the village calendar of events, election information and form and permits to make doing business with the village easier. Under […]


Ambrose taking swim talents down to West Virginia Institute of Technology

Ambrose taking swim talents down to West Virginia Institute of Technology

By Chris Bennett CORRESPONDENT Brandon Ambrose’s time as a swimmer in academia isn’t over just yet. On Friday, Ambrose signed a Letter of Intent to swim for West Virginia Institute of Technology in Montgomery, West Virginia. WVU Tech is the largest regional campus of West Virginia University, which is located […]


Rehberg also a write-in candidate for District 1 seat

By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT Hoss Rehberg, a local business owner, is seeking election to be the Alderman for District 1. Rehberg is a write-in candidate. Rehberg, who has lived in Elkhorn for 10 years, is the owner of Hoss Rehberg Farmers’ Insurance located at N5876 Hwy 12. “I want to […]


Ready to serve: Mercy Elkhorn Medical Center opens ahead of projection

Ready to serve: Mercy Elkhorn Medical Center opens ahead of projection

By John Koski SLN STAFF It’s come a long way in less than three months. In early January, construction workers were battling the elements to enclose Mercy Elkhorn Medical Center. Two weeks earlier, a company official said an early summer 2013 opening was anticipated. But thanks to the hard work […]


Newcomer challenges incumbent in Third District

Two candidates vie for vacant seat in Second District By Vicky Wedig SLN STAFF Two contested races for the Delavan Common Council will be decided in Tuesday’s spring election. In the Third District, newcomer Chris Lindloff is challenging incumbent Ryan Schroeder. In the Second District, two candidates – real estate […]