Archive for: October, 2016

AXIS Dance at Young Auditorium Nov. 2

AXIS Dance Company is bringing its talents to Young Auditorium tonight, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. AXIS Dance Company is one of the world’s most acclaimed and innovative ensembles of performers with and without disabilities. Under the Artistic Direction of Judith Smith, AXIS has collaborated with leading contemporary choreographers and […]


Two Whippets represent WHS at state meet

Two Whippets represent WHS at state meet

By Kevin Cunningham Sports Correspondent Whitewater High School’s cross country had a very successful day running in the team’s race at the WIAA Sectional on Oct. 22 and a chance at qualifying for the WIAA State Meet was at stake. Two of the Whippets’ girls – junior Allisan Barrett and […]


Committee votes in favor of drainage repairs at library

By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff At its Oct. 24 meeting, the City of Elkhorn Municipal Services and Utilities Committee voted in favor of recommending the approval of the repair of roof drain leaks at the library. The committee voted in favor of the recommendation 2-1, with Alderman Michael Kluck and […]


From ‘Playgrounds to Pills’

From ‘Playgrounds to Pills’

East Troy School District to host drug prevention event By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff When it comes to preventing kids from using drugs, the first line of defense comes from home. To help area parents navigate the challenges of educating children in how to make good choices, the East Troy […]



Dorothy J. White, 85, died at Huntington Place in Janesville on Oct. 27, 2016. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cargill United Methodist Church in Janesville. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Betzer Funeral Home is assisting the Family.


County has new public defender

By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff Walworth County has a new public defender to handle the cases of the county’s indigent who are charged with crimes. Michelle Anderson replaced Travis Schwantes, who transferred to the Milwaukee branch of the State Public Defenders Office after managing the Elkhorn office for four years. […]


Fire, EMS at forefront for Council

Councilmembers name it as a priority at budget workshop Monday By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff At the City of Elkhorn Finance and Judicial Committee’s budget workshop Oct. 24, members of the full council agreed fire and EMS staffing should be a priority in the coming year’s budget. With City Administrator […]


Taxicab service could trim hours, increase fares

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Taxicab service is expected to continue in Whitewater in 2017 as part of a public-private partnership, though several changes could be on the horizon. At a Common Council meeting Oct. 18, Doug Saubert, the city’s finance director, announced he was submitting a grant application request for […]


Strained relations

Conflicts create adversity for Village Board By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Oct. 17 meeting of the East Troy Village Board started off with resident John Jacoby vowing to question the board and its actions on a regular basis. “I’m going to come to every meeting and speak my 3 […]


Man charged with killing brother-in-law in Whitewater

Man charged with killing brother-in-law in Whitewater

A man charged with shooting and killing his brother-in-law in Whitewater Tuesday morning is scheduled to appear in court Nov. 4. Alan M. Johnson, 31, is scheduled to make an initial appearance on a charge of first-degree intentional homicide for the shooting death of Kenneth J. Myszkewicz, 43, in Whitewater […]