Archive for: April, 2014

On a class trip

East Troy Middle School seventh-grader Jacob Des-sart etches a soldiers name at Vietnam War Memorial during the middle-schoolers trip to Washington, D.C., over the spring break.

East Troy Middle School students visit nation’s capitol By Tracy Ouellette Editor Project-based learning is one of the East Troy School District’s initiatives to reach students in new an innovative ways to allow the kids to explore the world they live in and overcome challenges to enhance real-world problem solving. […]


Double shut outs

Double shut outs

Soccer team keeps Jefferson, Clinton scoreless By Troy A. Bruzewski Correspondent East Troy High School’s Monica Zoellner was likely tired; the Jefferson girls soccer team was likely exhausted. Zoellner and the East Troy squad played at Jefferson, April 22, in a soccer event that became a chase scene. The Eagles […]


Trojans split double-header against Whitewater

By Troy A. Bruzewski Correspondent After a close loss in the first game of a doubleheader with Whitewater, the East Troy High School baseball team got even before the end of the day. The Trojans lost a 3-2 decision in the first game, Saturday, then recovered for an 8-0 win. […]


Slide continues for girls soccer

Slide continues for girls soccer

By Troy A. Bruzewski Correspondent The East Troy High School girls soccer team was looking to end a road trip with a victory and a winning record. Unfortunately it ended with a loss that marked the start of a three-game skid for East Troy. The Trojans were even at 1-1, […]


Timely hits make a difference

Softball team goes one and one against Evansville By Troy A. Bruzewski Correspondent By preventing Evansville of timely hits in their first game, the East Troy High School softball team earned a win. When Evansville was able to get those hits in the second game while the Trojans couldn’t, it […]


One kid at a time

East Troy municipal judge creates program to help juvenile offenders By Tracy Ouellette Editor It was 2012 when East Troy Municipal Judge Michael Cotter says he became increasingly frustrated with the juvenile offenders he was seeing in his courtroom. “The straw that broke the camel’s back for me was when […]


Board extends deadline for burnt-out square property

By Tracy Ouellette Editor The East Troy Village Board extended the deadline for the owner of the vacant property on the village square to have top soil brought in and grass planted until July 1 at Monday night’s meeting. Greg Aprahamian, owner of the property that was destroyed in the […]



Marian B. Ortmayer, 95, of Whitewater, died April 26, 2014, at Fairhaven Nursing Home. She was born on July 12, 1918, in Phillips, to the late William and Selma (Schwirske) Turner. She was married to the Rev. Ronald Ortmayer on Dec. 30, 1941, by Bishop Frank E. Wilson of the Diocese […]



Diana M. Gorzalski, 73, of Elkhorn, was born to Eternal Life on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She was born in Milwaukee on Sept. 21, 1940 the daughter of Anthony and Rose (nee Kobach) Stelzner. Diana grew up in East Troy and was a longtime member parishioner […]



Robert S. Bower, 85, of East Troy, died at home surrounded by family. He went to reunite with his wife of 63 years, Shirley Bower, who died Jan. 9, 2014. He worked for Quality Carriers Transport and Lloyd transportation for 35 years. Bob loved being surrounded by family and friends, […]