Archive for: April, 2013

Pain patches stolen from body of helpless senior

      A warrant was issued March 15 for the arrest of a Kenosha woman charged with stealing pain patches from the body of a nursing home patient.       Jacqueline E. Stein, 34, was charged Feb. 22 in Walworth County Circuit Court with theft from a person or corpse and possession […]

 
 

Fire damages two buildings on East Troy’s historic village square

Fire damages two buildings on East Troy’s historic village square

Police are investigating a fire that damaged two buildings on East Troy’s historic village square early this morning. The large blaze was reported at 1:51 a.m. on Friday on the corner of Main and Church streets, according to Village of East Troy Police Chief Alan Boyes. Firefighters from four different […]

 
 

Whitewater family wins ‘Life on the Farm’ contest

Whitewater family wins ‘Life on the Farm’ contest

  The Wisconsin Historical Society membership team selected a Whitewater family as the winner of its “Life on the Farm Extreme” contest.       The Tom and Amy Ziolkowski family will spend May 18 working on an Old World Wisconsin farm after being picked at random from 190 entrants.       All […]

 
 

Trojans dominate All-County teams

Trojans dominate All-County teams

  Nate Dodge takes 2013 Player of the Year title By Dan Truttschel Correspondent       For the second straight year, the East Troy boys basketball team has the best player in Walworth County.       And the former teammates again will be side by side in short time.       Senior Nate […]

 
 

Gaspervich repeats as county’s Player of the Year

Gaspervich repeats as county’s Player of the Year

  By Dan Truttschel Correspondent       It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the East Troy girls basketball team again dominated All-Walworth County awards again in 2012-2013.       And for the second straight year, the Trojans can boast they had the best player as well.       East Troy, […]

 
 

Esterly Seeder will be on display at Whitewater Depot re-opening

Esterly Seeder will be on display at Whitewater Depot re-opening

  When the Whitewater Historical Society hosts its grand re-opening of the Whitewater Passenger Depot building, a local treasure will be on display for the first time in decades.        The Esterly Seeder, an agricultural machine made at the Esterly Manufacturing Company in the 1870s, is back in Whitewater after […]

 
 

Friends charged in burglaries last summer

 Preliminary hearings are scheduled for May 14 and 24 for two Elkhorn men charged with burglarizing a Town of Troy home with friends last summer.      Tyler L. Michael, 18, and Douglas A. Martin, 22, were charged March 25 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or […]

 
 

PAMELA LAIRD WELLS

Pamela Laird Wells of East Troy, returned to the Lord, Friday, April 19, 2013 at the age of 58 years. She was born to her parents, George and Ricki Laird on Nov. 15, 1955 in Chicago, Ill. Pamela is a graduate of the University of Illinois. In 1982 she married […]

 
 

Drug ‘Take Back’ set for April 27

 The Village of East Troy Police Department, TEAM ETC and the Drug Enforcement Administration are holding a medication collection from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.      Local residents can bring their medications for disposal to the Village of East Troy Police Department, 2015 Energy Drive. The […]

 
 

Casino Night aims to bring library into digital age

Casino Night aims to bring library into digital age

By Vanessa Lenz SLN Staff       An event designed to raise awareness of the various nonprofit organizations within East Troy will put the spotlight on the East Troy Lions Public Library next week.      The Friends of the East Troy Lions Public Library are hosting the eighth annual “Pay It […]