Archive for: September, 2017

Volleyball team looks to build on past success

New coach says young, talented team set for strong season By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The numbers may be small for the East Troy girls volleyball team this fall – but there’s no lack of talent. And that could lead to yet another successful run deep into the postseason. East Troy […]


Man charged with selling heroin, meth in East Troy

A warrant was issued Aug. 24 for the arrest of a Racine man charged with selling meth and heroin in East Troy. Jeffrey R. Barr, 30, was charged Aug. 24 in Walworth County Circuit Court with three counts of delivering methamphetamine and delivering heroin, all second and subsequent offenses. According […]


Railroad work to close portions of streets

By Ryan Spoehr SLN Staff Railroad work will close parts of Franklin and Tripp streets in Whitewater mid-September so updates along the railroad can be done. The projects are a part of planned work along the railroad system near Highway 59 between Waukesha and Milton in 2017 and 2018. “Crossings […]


Numbers catch up to Whippets against tough Beloit Turner team

Numbers catch up to Whippets against tough Beloit Turner team

By Troy Sparks Correspondent The Whippets knew they were going into a hostile environment on the road at Beloit Turner, and the Trojans didn’t roll out the welcome mat for the visitors. The Whippets were short on energy with their starters playing both ways and the mental side of the […]


Williams Bay officially joins Delavan-Darien in football

Team starts season with one loss, one win By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent The Delavan-Darien football program has changed, starting this season. The change will last for at least two seasons, as Delavan-Darien – as of last winter – has signed a co-op with Williams Bay. For the 2017 and 2018 […]


Badgers drop heartbreaker

Badgers drop heartbreaker

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Badger High School football team let one slip away on Aug. 25 in a 26-21 loss at Kenosha Bradford. The Badgers led for the entire game until the Red Devils scored with 10 seconds left on the clock. Bradford defeated Wilmot, a team expected […]


Historical Society continues tradition at fair

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Walworth County Historical Society, which was incorporated in 1904, has been involved at the Walworth County Fair for many, many years, according to Pat Blackmer, a member of the society’s Board of Directors. The society hosts a book sale, open daily from 10 a.m. […]