Archive for: April, 2017

Planting the seeds of hope

Planting the seeds of hope

Church group decorates the square with flowers By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff Every spring, a small group of gardeners from a local church spruce up the East Troy village square with flowerbeds overflowing with colorful annuals on each corner of Village Square Park. The lush, vibrant beds, planted by the […]


Trojan sports roundup

Tennis team wins three in a row By Dan Truttschel Correspondent It’s still early in the season, but so far, so good for the East Troy boys tennis team. The Trojans picked up three dual meet wins last week, including a 5-2 win over defending Rock Valley Conference champion Watertown […]


Connecting the communities

Village Board considers walking/bike trail By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board is considering investing in a walking/biking path that will run through the village, Town of East Troy and into the Village of Mukwonago. Town of East Troy Chairman Joe Klarkowski and Connect Communities and East […]


County, city to host Drug Take Back today

The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, and  City of Elkhorn Police Department, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration will have Prescription Drug Take Back Day events on Saturday, April 29. The county will host the event at: the Sheriff’s Office, 1770 County Highway NN […]


Lady Elks bounce back

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elks scored seven runs in the first inning and won 11-0 April 21 in a non-conference softball game at Edgerton. The Elks lost 9-4 April 20 at Wilmot and 7-6 April 18 at home to Union Grove in Southern Lakes Conference games. The Elks […]


Golfers nab 5th at SLC Major

By Chris Bennett Sports Correspondent The Elkhorn Area High School boys golf team finished seven strokes out of fourth place April 18 at Twin Lakes Country Club in the season’s second Southern Lakes Conference Major. The Elks finished third April 17 in an invite at Sand Valley Golf Resort in […]


WHS student wins Operation Click car

WHS student wins Operation Click car

Walworth County Sheriff, District Attorney among guest speakers By Tom Ganser Correspondent Representatives of Big Foot, Delavan-Darien, East Troy, Elkhorn Area, Whitewater and Williams Bay high schools gathered April 21 at the Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan for the sixth Annual Operation Click Banquet and Car Give Away for the […]


Whippets tennis team wins two matches in Big Foot meet

Whippets tennis team wins two matches in Big Foot meet

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent Despite coming up short as a team at a meet at Big Foot, the Whippets boys tennis team was able to overcome Big Foot’s home-court advantage and was victorious in two matches. In singles, the Whippets No. 1 player Dineth Gunawardena won one of the two […]


Golf team struggles at invitational

Split for soccer, win for baseball, losses for softball By Dan Truttschel Sports Correspondent Monday’s Geneva National Invitational proved to be a tough outing for the Big Foot boys golf team. The Chiefs finished 21st in the 24-team event with a score of 417. Badger was first with a 312, […]


Girls track wins Albright Invite

Boys bring home second place By Dan Truttschel Correspondent As the calendar prepares to turn to May, it’s almost time for the East Troy boys and girls track teams to begin peaking for the big meets on the horizon. It’s not quite that moment just yet – but the Trojans […]