Archive for: December, 2016

BRIAN M. BARCH

Brian M. Barch, of Fontana, passed away Dec. 3, 2016, from complications of cancer. He was born July 26, 1949, in Grosse Pointe, Mich., to the late Chester J. and Kathleen (Muldoon) Barch. He spent his formative years in Rockford, Ill., and attended the University of Illinois in Champaign. Brian […]

 
 

ROGER D. ELLEFSON

ROGER D. ELLEFSON

      Roger D. Ellefson, 74, of Clinton, and formerly of Sharon, died Dec. 1, 2016, at Beloit Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 13, 1942, in Viroqua, to Arthur and Dorothy (Salisbury) Ellefson. He married Joan Miller and she preceded him in death in 1965. He later married […]

 
 

MYRTLE A. STEWART

Myrtle Amelia (Ahrens) Stewart, 90, died Nov. 24, 2016, in Zachary, La. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home. Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan is assisting […]

 
 

HERBERT BIERSACK

Herbert “Mike” Biersack, 85, of East Troy, died Dec. 2, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Nov. 5, 1931, to Joseph and Dorothy, in Milwaukee, where he was raised and graduated from St Pius High School.   He married Elizabeth (Pekel) on Aug. 8, 1953, at St. […]

 
 

Injury clouds prospects for girls team

Coach says outlook is optimistic despite loss of key player By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The more damaging loss for the Big Foot girls basketball team last week wasn’t a non-conference setback to Sussex Hamilton. It came in the form of a torn ACL to the knee of one of the […]

 
 

The smile is free

The smile is free

Joshua LeBaron, 8, hands out a free smile Nov. 27 while selling Christmas wreaths for the fundraiser for Cub Scout Pack 237 out of Williams Bay. LeBaron, who braved the cold, damp day with his parents, was set up in the parking lot at Williams Bay High School. (Heather Ruenz […]

 
 

Runners recognized

Runners recognized

Cross country teammates Rondeau and Desing honored By Dan Truttschel Correspondent When a team reaches the pinnacle, as the East Troy girls cross country squad did with its Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 2 state championship in October, individual honors are certain to follow. And in the past week, two […]

 
 

Learning on the job

Big Foot boys have tools, need experience By Dan Truttschel Correspondent There certainly will be a bit of a learning curve this year for the Big Foot boys basketball team. But the hope is by the time the season reaches its peak, the Chiefs will have picked up enough knowledge […]

 
 

Chiefs rally over Williams Bay

Boys teams nets first win in game with rival By Dan Truttschel Correspondent In just its second game of the year Monday night, the Big Foot boys basketball team faced a stiff test late in its rivalry matchup at Williams Bay. And while it’s certainly still early, the young Chiefs […]

 
 

Santa Parade Train comes to town

Santa Parade Train comes to town

Annual event kicks off holiday season with style The East Troy Electric Railroad’s Santa Parade Train will make its annual journey into downtown East Troy on Saturday. There will be plenty of additional holiday activity at East Troy Village Square Park, 2881 Main St., from 5:30 to 8 p.m., including […]