Archive for: October, 2015

Establishments pass recent tobacco stings

Multiple Elkhorn establishments recently passed tobacco retailer compliance checks done by the Kenosha, Racine and Walworth Tri-county Tobacco-Free Coalition. The checks, held on Aug. 13, are conducted as part of the Wisconsin Wins program facilitated through the coalition. Businesses which passed the coalition’s compliance check include: BP, N6424 US Highway […]


Students from Big Foot to compete for honors in Kentucky at national convention

Numerous Big Foot High School students involved with the school’s FFA chapter are being recognized this weekend as part of the 88th National FFA Convention and Expo in Lousiville, Ky. According to a press release from Wisconsin FFA Foundation Executive Director Sara Schoenborn, Big Foot High School students are among […]


New library in the old school?

School Board considers options for Byrnes, Doubek campus By Tracy Ouellette Editor The future of the Chester Byrnes and Doubek school buildings was the subject of a lengthy discussion at Monday night’s meeting of the East Troy School Board. School District Business Manager Kathy Zwirgzdas, who was filling in for […]


Badger student commended in National Merit Scholarship Program

Badger student commended in National Merit Scholarship Program

Badger High School senior Mick T. Borchert has been named a commended student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Badger’s acting Principal Jenny Straus presented Borchert with a letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corp., which conducts the program. About 34,000 commended students throughout the […]


Proposed village tax levy to increase less than 1 percent

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Darien Village Board reviewed its proposed budget for 2016 on Oct. 19. A public hearing will be included on the agenda of the Nov. 9 regular board meeting, which will be held one week earlier than usual. The board might then take action on […]


Road construction ahead

Common Council approves $1.5 million streets project By Dave Fidlin Correspondent With a full-fledged operating budget subject to approval in a few weeks, Whitewater officials have approved allocating funds toward a series of infrastructure projects in the year ahead. The Common Council on Oct. 20 gave the green light to […]


Man pleads not guilty to charges that resulted from crash

By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer A Wind Lake man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to six felony offenses in connection with a December crash in the Town of Troy that injured six people. Nicholas D. Lecus, 27, was charged Aug. 27 in Walworth County Circuit Court with first-degree reckless injury and […]


Girls set sights on state title

Girls set sights on state title

Volleyball team picks up regional championship By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The start of the post-season last week for the East Troy High School girls volleyball team was just another trip through the Rock Valley Conference. And three more sweeps later, the Trojans now are just two steps from another shot […]


Chiefs end football team’s playoff run

Trojans lose Division 4 opener by one point By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The finality of the post-season is a cruel one for every high school team but the one that ends up as the state champion. One minute, you’re alive and well – the next, you’re season has come to […]


Sports roundup

Runners finish in top 10 at sectionals By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy High School girls cross country team finished ninth, while the boys were 10th at last week’s Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 2 Pewaukee Sectional. Pewaukee won the girls’ title with 57 points, followed by Whitewater with […]