Archive for: September, 2017

Making the rounds

Making the rounds

This 1953 Korean War Jeep, which was donated to the Walworth County Historical Society by Phil Jones and Bob Webster, is on display at Kunes’ Chevrolet of Elkhorn, until Sept. 28, and will be at Kunes Ford of Delavan, Sept. 29-Oct. 5, and Kunes’ Dodge/Jeep of Elkhorn Oct. 6-12. Dates […]

 
 

A trip to remember

A trip to remember

This group of about 50 Big Foot High School music and AP history students (and six staff members) get ready to see the Broadway Musical “Hamilton” at the PrivateBank Theatre (which was renamed to CIBC Theatre this week) in Chicago on Sept. 13. The group had funds leftover from fundraisers […]

 
 

Hall of Fame ceremony Sept. 30 at EAHS

Hall of Fame ceremony Sept. 30 at EAHS

The 2017 Elkhorn Area High School Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony will include the induction of seven former EAHS athletes and a former coach. Those being honored are: Jeff Anderson, Bill Morrissey, Tammy Reu-Leach, Markie Schmidt, Bridget Seegers, Dan Sullivan, Richard Van Scotter and Dean Wilson. The event will be […]

 
 

Schools locked down for short time on Monday

Schools locked down for short time on Monday

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff East Troy High School and East Troy Middle School were placed on lockdown for a short time this morning when a 30-year-old man harassed a woman walking her dog in the vicinity of the schools. Village of East Troy Police Chief Alan Boyes said the […]

 
 

Residents voice concerns about the future of dam and East Troy Lake

Residents voice concerns about the future of dam and East Troy Lake

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff While the future of the East Troy Dam is uncertain at the moment, one thing was evident after the Sept. 18 Village Board meeting – the board has a tough decision to make. More than 50 residents attended the board meeting to voice concerns, provide […]

 
 

Chiefs soccer team riding newfound momentum

Chiefs soccer team riding newfound momentum

By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent After a bit of a slow start, the Big Foot-Williams Bay boys soccer team is starting to put some things together. And it couldn’t have come at a better time. The Chiefs picked up a pair of much-needed Rock Valley Conference wins last week, starting […]

 
 

Kettle Moraine among nominees for scenic route

In anticipation of the arrival of fall colors across the state, Travel Wisconsin is asking fall foliage fans to help pick this year’s best fall drive in the state. Votes can be cast for Walworth County’s Kettle Moraine scenic drive through Oct. 2 on TravelWisconsin.com. The Kettle Moraine scenic drive […]

 
 

60 years of sweetness

60 years of sweetness

Lakeland Bakery celebrated its 60th anniversary with an open house event Sept. 16. Above: staff on-hand were (not in order): owners Mike and Anna Griffin, Itzel Roman, Jessica Martinez, Ryan Brandes, Julian Biederman, Nery Varela, Jose Mendoza, Maribel Villanueva, Cody Salzman and Juan Ramirez. Meanwhile, (right) Eden, 7, Skylee, 4, […]

 
 

Lady Chiefs tennis team wins three of four

Lady Chiefs tennis team wins three of four

By Dan Truttschel Sports correspondent The Big Foot-Williams Bay girls tennis team closed out its RVC dual meet schedule Monday afternoon with a 5-2 win at Whitewater. Picking up singles wins for the Chiefs were sophomore Clare Heckert at No. 1, 6-2, 6-2 over Sydney Treder; senior Hannah Schmidt at […]

 
 

Elkhorn golfers finish fourth in Twin Lakes

By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent Identical scores of 42 helped the Elkhorn Area High School girls golf team to a fourth-place finish Sept. 13 in the Panther Invite at Twin Lakes Country Club. Elkhorn scored its second Southern Lakes Conference dual meet win of the season Sept. 12 with a […]