Archive for: January, 2014

Aurora to invest $100 million in area

An announcement Friday by Aurora Health Care that it will invest $100 million in the area market secures the fate of Aurora Lakeland Medical Center for the foreseeable future. In addition to continued use of the hospital, Aurora plans an urgent care center in Delavan and a new ambulatory surgery center and clinic on the outskirts of Burlington. (Photo by Kellen Olshefski)

Plan secures future for Lakeland hospital; includes new urgent care center in Delavan By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Aurora Health Care announced plans Friday to invest $100 million in the Walworth County and Burlington markets, securing the future of Lake Medical Center near Elkhorn and paving the way for […]

 
 

Boys fall to Racine Case, 76-65

Boys fall to Racine Case, 76-65

By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent The East Troy High School boys basketball team took on a huge challenge Saturday afternoon. And for most of the time, the Trojans answered the call – unfortunately, it just wasn’t enough. Host Racine Case, a talented Division 1 program, had a little bit too […]

 
 

Girls basketball games rescheduled due to weather

Both the East Troy High School girls basketball games scheduled for last week were wiped out by an angry Mother Nature. East Troy (5-6 overall, 2-5 Rock Valley Conference) had been scheduled to host Big Foot and Whitewater Jan. 24 and 27, respectively. Big Foot closed school early Jan. 24, […]

 
 

From the Hart

Stephanie and Joshua Hart with their four boys. Stephanie lost her battle with cancer in October and Joshua has been out of work for two years due to an injury. A fundraiser to help family is being held at Lindey’s on Belulah on Saturday, Feb. 1.

Woman organizes fundraiser for local family in need By Tracy Ouellette Editor A benefit for the Stephanie Hart family is being held on Saturday, Feb. 1, at Lindey’s on Beulah in East Troy. The family friendly event will feature a fishing jamboree, live band, raffles, chili cook-off, kids activities and […]

 
 

Schools closings won’t affect calendar, yet

By Tracy Ouellette Editor Unlike some of the nearby school districts, the East Troy schools will not have to make up the recently cancelled school days due to the extreme cold weather. For the second time this year, below freezing temperatures and dangerous wind chills closed schools in Southeastern Wisconsin […]

 
 

Badger wrestlers go 5-0 for week

Badger wrestlers go 5-0 for week

Girls basketball wins two, boys lose two By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent  The Badger High School wrestlers won all five of their matches last week. The Badgers began the week beating Waterford 53-11 on Jan. 21. They ended the week sweeping four dual matches at the Wauwatosa West Invitational on […]

 
 

Boys lose to Elkhorn, Big Foot

Boys lose to Elkhorn, Big Foot

Comets nearly pull off three-pointer to tie game By Jennifer Cesarz Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School boys basketball team suffered two losses last week, including a three-point loss to Southern Lakes Conference rival Elkhorn. The Comets (2-13) lost 52-49 last Friday to Elkhorn, despite a last-second attempt to tie it […]

 
 

Police buy items to use during drug searches

Purchases made with money seized from drug offenders By Vicky Wedig Editor The Delavan Police Department is using money seized from drug offenders over the past few years to buy equipment to use in drug investigations. The Common Council approved the purchase of about $9,445 in equipment Jan. 13 at […]

 
 

The music lives on

The music lives on

Peterson CD release party and fundraiser slated Feb. 8 The music lives on for the late Pat Peterson, a musician from Whitewater who died of brain cancer last year with a CD release celebration and fundraiser slated Feb. 8. Innabeat Music and Entertainment present The David Mazzie Acoustic Experience, Katie […]

 
 

Whitewater boys show improvement in loss

Whitewater boys show improvement in loss

By Adam Knoll Sports Correspondent On Nov. 22, the Whitewater High School boys basketball team suffered a defeat at the hands of McFarland that announced that although there was work to do, they were an improved team that would put up a fight. Last Thursday night, the Whippets made the […]