Archive for: February, 2019

Big Foot girls open postseason with a win

Big Foot girls open postseason with a win

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent With the WIAA postseason now here, every game is a win-or-go-home format. And for the Big Foot girls basketball team, they weren’t quite ready to pack things up for the season Tuesday night. Big Foot took control from the get go against visiting Saint Francis with […]

 
 

Badgers spilt doubleheader with Union Grove

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Badger High School basketball teams split a home doubleheader with Union Grove on Feb. 15. The girls’ team came away with a 50-42 win in their final regular season game of the season while the boys fell 51-46 after leading most of the way. […]

 
 

Lopez’ final lap is complete

Lopez’ final lap is complete

By Kevin Cunningham Correspondent By the age of nine, Delavan-Darien High School’s Luca Lopez was already swimming competitively. Fast forward nearly a decade – including a move from New Mexico to Wisconsin – and his final competitive race has now come to a close. The WIAA State boys swimming Division […]

 
 

Girls finish regular season second in conference

Trojans host Union Grove in first round of playoffs tonight By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The first part of the 2018-19 season journey is complete for the East Troy girls basketball team. And now the second season begins. East Troy closed its regular season with a two-game split last week to […]

 
 

Middle school hosts district Solo Ensemble Festival

Middle school hosts district Solo Ensemble Festival

East Troy sends jazz vocalist to state competition East Troy Middle School student Randy Jacob will be competing in the state solo ensemble competition after receiving a Class A Excellent first-place rating plus star at Saturday’s Wisconsin School of Music Associations District Solo Ensemble Festival at the middle school. More […]

 
 

This week in the East Troy News…

This week in the East Troy News…

The East Troy High School varsity wrestling team is sending four grapples to the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 2 State Tournament at the Kohl Center in Madison this weekend. The East Troy Village Board is looking for metrics to gauge the success of the municipal airport Dave and Reenie […]

 
 

East Troy PTO having shoe drive fundraiser

East Troy PTO having shoe drive fundraiser

  Money to be used for new playground equipment The East Troy Elementary PTO is having a shoe drive fundraiser until April 12 to raise funds for additional, new playground equipment for Prairie View Elementary School. ETE PTO will earn funds based on the total weight of the pairs of […]

 
 

Council denies liquor license

Applicant’s history, issues at other stores noted by police chief By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of denying a liquor license last week for Sunny’s Liquor, after several issues in the applicant’s history were brought to the forefront. Sunny’s Liquor is a […]

 
 

Area balloon artist wins Designer of the Year award

Area balloon artist wins Designer of the Year award

Wisconsin Balloon Décor owner, Sara Meyer of Lake Geneva, returned home on Feb. 4 after competing for 13 hours to become the 2019 Balloon Designer of the Year. The title was awarded in St. Louis at the bi-annual FLOAT convention, an international event for professional balloon decorators. Meyer is the […]

 
 

Whitewater chief has hopes for capital projects

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent As all department heads do each summer in the City of Whitewater, Police Chief Aaron Raap last year submitted a proposed 2019 budget, which he recently described as nuts and bolts and captured the most necessary expenses within the department. When all was said and done, […]