Archive for: October, 2017

School Board tables sign purchase, grapples over Fund 41 use

School Board tables sign purchase, grapples over Fund 41 use

  By Ryan Spoehr Staff Writer The clarification of what the Whitewater Unified School District’s Fund 41 can be used for, and the effort to build a sign outside the High School came to a head this week. Over the past several months, District Administrator Mark Elworthy and Business Director […]

 
 

A historic trip

A historic trip

Elkhorn’s Richardson earned first state tennis trip in a decade   By Chris Bennett Sports correspondent Elkhorn’s Gabby Richardson’s had a lot on her mind when she took the court Oct. 12 at the WIAA Division 1 State Individual Tennis Tournament. The crowd and atmosphere were unlike anything in which […]

 
 

It’s a Monster Mash

Lions, Lioness and Ivan’s team up in Halloween fundraiser By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Lioness and Lions clubs are having a Monster Mash from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29, at Ivan’s Backstage, 2087 Main St., East Troy. The free family event will feature cookie […]

 
 

Barrett qualifies for State despite injuries

Barrett qualifies for State despite injuries

  By Troy Sparks Correspondent Allisan Barrett had one last shot to qualify for the state cross-country championships for the third year in a row. The senior went all-out at the WIAA Division 2 Deerfield Sectional last Saturday at Cam-Rock Park in Cambridge. Barrett finished third overall in the girls […]

 
 

Elkhorn’s Scare on the Square Saturday

NOTE: location changed to Jackson Elementary School – same events planned but inside. For details follow this link: https://www.facebook.com/events/277483086088568/permalink/296509147519295/ Elkhorn’s annual Scare on the Square, described as a “frightfully free community event” is Saturday, Oct. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. on the square downtown. Sponsored by the Elkhorn Area […]

 
 

Football team falls in first round of playoffs

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The challenge for the East Troy football team was going to be a difficult one right from the start of its Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 3 playoff opener Friday night at Waukesha Catholic Memorial. And that certainly proved to be the case. Catholic Memorial, the […]

 
 

Keep the kids safe

Keep the kids safe

For the safety of Halloween trick-or-treaters, drivers asked to be focused/sober As trick-or-treaters prepare to make the rounds in communities across the state, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is reminding drivers about the importance to remain focused and sober anytime they’re behind the wheel. “For the traffic safety community, what […]

 
 

Making friends

Making friends

East Troy High School student Chase Coleman (from left) reads with Prairie View Elementary School third-graders Bryce Bayley and Emerson Swinehart in the new outdoor classroom between the elementary school and Little Prairie Primary School. The high school football players are teaming up with third graders from Quinn Fitch and […]

 
 

Volleyball team wins regionals

Volleyball team wins regionals

Girls fall to Lakeside Lutheran in sectional semifinal By Dan Truttschel Correspondent     A No. 2 seed in the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 2 regional tournament left the East Troy girls volleyball team with a bit of a chip on its shoulder. That was bad news for the […]

 
 

Take the Walk of Terror

Take the Walk of Terror

Area family brings back popular Halloween attraction The McKone family invites the public to the second annual “Walk of Terror” haunted house at 3019 Main St., East Troy. The Halloween event is geared toward adults and will be open from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27 […]