Archive for: June, 2015

School Board to cut back on regular meetings

By Tracy Ouellette Editor The East Troy School Board decided Monday night to cut back on the number of monthly meetings and change the regular meeting time to 6 p.m. District Administrator Chris Hibner presented the idea of meeting earlier to the board, along with the possibility of having one […]

 
 

Life lessons on two wheels

Life lessons on two wheels

Local kids receive bikes after helping assemble them By Heather Ruenz Editor Numerous Whitewater kids are zooming around the city on shiny, new bikes this summer thanks to a collaborative effort between a local foundation, the middle school and the police department. Golden State Foods Foundation will participate in 16 […]

 
 

JIM MCKINNON

Jim McKinnon, 82, of East Troy and Marco Island, Fla., died away June 23, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Faye (Johnson), sons, Mark, Homewood, Ill., and Kyle, London, U.K.; daughter Kim Sarsfield, Carmel, Ind., their spouses, and seven grandchildren, aged 20 months to 26 years. His sister, Pat, […]

 
 

Starting out strong

Starting out strong

Legion team wins three in a row By Dan Truttschel Correspondent It’s still early in the summer schedule, but so far, so good for the East Troy Post 188 senior Legion baseball team. East Troy picked up three wins in its opening week of action, including a doubleheader sweep Saturday. […]

 
 

Cold snap

Cold snap

East Troy Ice sweeps tournament By Dan Truttschel Correspondent In their last tournament before they begin high school in the fall, the East Troy Ice girls basketball team certainly made their mark. Playing at the Waukesha NAYS Tournament last weekend, East Troy ran the table for a perfect 5-0 record […]

 
 

East Troy has 19 named to all conference teams

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The votes are in, and spring athletes at East Troy fared quite well in post-season, All-Rock Valley Conference honors. East Troy landed five baseball, three softball and six girls soccer on first, second or honorable mention, according to recently released results. The Trojans’ girls soccer team, […]

 
 

At the heart of things

At the heart of things

 See the new emergency department in Mukwonago If the red emergency signs at ProHealth Care’s new emergency department in Mukwonago aren’t enough to catch the attention of passersby during the open house on Saturday, perhaps the MEGA Heart in the parking lot will. The public is invited to stop by […]

 
 

Welsh stands out for Elkhorn soccer

By Chris Bennett Correspondent Troy Steinfest capped a solid, four-year career on the Elkhorn Area High School boys golf team by being named the Elks’ 2015 Most Valuable Player. The Elks recently named their season award winners. Grady Welsh earned the Elk Award, which is bestowed for dedication, leadership and […]

 
 

Elkhorn freshman helps softball squad make history

By Chris Bennett Correspondent A freshman who became a force this past season and started tapping her potential helped lead the Elkhorn Area High School softball team to the best season in program history. The cheers might only grow louder for Rachel Gosh and the rest of the Elks if […]

 
 

Two to represent Elkhorn at 2015 Business World

By Kellen Olshefski Editor Two Elkhorn area high school students will join 250 other Wisconsin students for this year’s Business World programs June 28 through July 1 at Edgewood College in Madison. Business World provides hands-on business experience for students and teaches them about the challenges facing business, a press […]