Archive for: September, 2014

Lakeland Players gear up for season opener

Elizabeth Armstrong (front from left), Brian Wales, Len Hedges-Goettl, Barbara Hedges-Goettl; back row: Julianne Marcus and Anne Wales pause during rehearsal get into their characters. The six of them make up the entire cast for the Lakeland Players’ production of “Sex Please, We’re Sixty,” the musical.

Performances will be world premier of “Sex Please, We’re Sixty” musical By Kellen Olshefski Editor The Lakeland Players are gearing up for their upcoming performance of “Sex Please, We’re Sixty,” the musical, which will serve not only as the group’s season opener, but a world premier of the musical as […]


LWV to host candidate forums for local Senate, Assembly races

The League of Women Voters – Whitewater Area will sponsor two candidate forums on Saturday, Oct. 4 in advance of the Nov. 4 general election. A forum for State Senate District 15 candidates, Janis Ringhand and Brian Fitzgerald, will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with League member […]



Gilbert A. Malmstrom, 92, of East Troy, died Sept 28, 2014. He was born Oct. 21, 1921, in West Allis, to the late Rudolph and Anna (nee Johnson). He attended West Allis High School. He married Jean Schultz on Sept. 21, 1946, in Milwaukee. They made Booth Lake their residence […]



Lorraine I. Powell, 87, of Delavan, passed away on Sept. 27, 2014 at her home in Delavan. She was born in Antigo on Aug. 2, 1927, to Harry and Ellen (Merrill) Page. Lorraine was united in marriage to Ervin Powell on March 31, 1950, in Antigo. Ervin passed away on […]


Just ‘Around the Corner’

John McGivern (right), host and producer of “Around the Corner” talks with East Troy Village Board President Randy Timms as the TV show’s camera crew films for the April 16, 2015, episode that will feature East Troy. (Tracy Ouellette photo)

John McGivern to feature East Troy on TV show in April By Tracy Ouellette Editor John McGivern, host and producer of Milwaukee Public Television’s “Around the Corner” spend much of last week touring East Troy and meeting its residents when he and his crew filmed for an episode of the […]


Delays continue for Irish-themed pub

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent A prospective restaurateur has been given a drop-dead deadline for his Irish-themed pub or could face the prospect of having a beer and liquor license rescinded. In a narrow 4-3 vote, the Common Council on Sept. 16 gave Patrick Monahan, agent of the proposed Blackthorne Scribe […]


BicycleWise named one of America’s Best Bike Shops

BicycleWise named one of America’s Best Bike Shops

BicycleWise & Sports Fitness of Whitewater has been named one of America’s Best Bike Shops for 2014 by the National Bicycle Dealers Association. The NBDA’s America’s Best Bike Shops program is designed to identify and reward bicycle stores in North America against the highest performance standards in the industry. There […]


School Board annual meeting highlights accomplishments, challenges facing district

School Board annual meeting highlights accomplishments, challenges facing district

By Tracy Ouellette Editor About 15 people showed up for the East Troy Community School District Board of Education’s annual meeting Monday night, and many of them were school staff and building level administrators. The meeting, which is advisory, is the one chance a year residents can have input on […]


School Board to vote on Colt Field deal

If approved, school board would pay city for improvements over coming years By Kellen Olshefski Editor The Elkhorn Area School District Board of Education continued discussions Monday night about an intergovernmental agreement between the district and the City of Elkhorn to cover the cost of reconstructing Elkhorn’s Colt Field and […]


Have a slice of pizza for local girl scouts

Have a slice of pizza for local girl scouts

Members of Whitewater Girl Scout Troop #3336 invite all members of the community to stop in – or order out – from Rocky Rococo’s Pizza of Whitewater Monday between 4 and 8 p.m. to support their fundraising efforts for a trip next year. The troop has planned a 10-day educational […]