Archive for: August, 2017

Referendum projects in district on schedule

Referendum projects in district on schedule

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent With the beginning of the 2017-18 school year just around the corner, the Elkhorn Area School District aims to have a large number of projects connected to last year’s $22.4 million referendum completed when students walk through the doors on Sept. 5. Elkhorn Area School District […]

 
 

Village Board moves forward with sign project

Ad hoc committee appointed to work on new signage By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board appointed an ad hoc committee to null out the details of the new signs the board wants to put at the village’s gateways. Deputy Clerk Lorri Alexander has been working on […]

 
 

Off to a great start

Trojans open season with win over McFarland By Dan Truttschel Correspondent If anybody thought the East Troy and McFarland football teams were going to ease into the 2017 campaign Friday night, they were dead wrong. A total of 89 combined points and nearly 1,000 total yards between the two drove […]

 
 

Netters rack up wins on the road

Netters rack up wins on the road

Trojans host McFarland on Monday By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The first two weeks of the 2017 campaign certainly have been busy for the East Troy girls tennis team. And successful. East Troy continued its sprint through the early part of its schedule over the weekend with a 4-1 record at […]

 
 

STEPHEN J. VOGT

STEPHEN J. VOGT

      Stephen Joseph Vogt, 89, a long time resident of Elkhorn, died August 22, 2017, at Atrium Post Acute Care of Williams Bay. Stephen was born on March 25, 1928, in Lyons, to the late George and Mathilde (Held) Vogt. He lived on the family farm outside Elkhorn for more […]

 
 

Making memories

Making memories

Burn Camp gives burn-injured kids a week of fun, support By Lisa Smith Correspondent Everybody at Burn Camp has a different story, but one thing unites this special group of summer campers – they are survivors. These courageous kids and adults want to continue living their lives as best as […]

 
 

Police chiefs warn, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Town and Village of East Troy police departments are participating in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug. 18 to Sept. 30. Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over is a national enforcement campaign aimed at reducing alcohol-related crashes, which killed 143 people […]

 
 

Abbey’s Waterfront has fresh look, menu

The Abbey Resort, Fontana, has completed renovations to its Waterfront restaurant, including a new outdoor bar area featuring a waterfall and fire pit. The renovation also includes a refreshed outdoor patio and seating area overlooking Abbey Harbor, relocation of the hostess stand, new branding and a complete overhaul of the […]

 
 

Telephone scams reported in Walworth County

Caller posed as a Health and Human Services employee Walworth County residents should be on the lookout for a recent telephone scam that has targeted a number of area people, according to a press release from the Department of Health and Human Services. Elizabeth Aldred, director of HHS, said area […]

 
 

City refreshes list of long-range goals

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Housing, the library and the oft-discussed absence of a full-service grocery store were among the items pinpointed in a recent long-range goal-setting exercise in Whitewater. During his routine report to the Common Council on Aug. 1, City Manager Cameron Clapper highlighted some of the key takeaways […]