Archive for: March, 2019

Historical Society to have dinner, military program

The Historical Society of Walworth and Big Foot Prairie will be holding a buffet dinner and program about the History of the Northwestern Military and Naval Academy on Thursday, April 11, at the Starline Factory, 306 W. Front St., Harvard, Illinois. The program will be presented by Chris Jacobson Brookes. […]

 
 

WUSD’s Elworthy a finalist for Burlington superintendent post

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Mark Elworthy, district administrator of the Whitewater Unified School District, has been named one of three superintendent finalists at Burlington Area School District. Elworthy, along with two others, will look to replace Peter Smet, who announced his retirement in January, effective July 1, after he […]

 
 

Four vie for three open seats on Village Board

Four vie for three open seats on Village Board

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff When a seat on the East Troy Village Board opened up with Trustee John Jacoby not running for re-election because he is moving out of the village, Mary Hubbard Nugent and Benny Stichmann said they decided to run for office. With Trustees Alex Alger and […]

 
 

Delavan Taco Bell to be torn down, rebuilt

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Taco Bell will be torn down and rebuilt over the next few months with a re-opening set for July. The Common Council approved an amended conditional use permit for the site that will allow a new building that will occupy the same footprint […]

 
 

Big Foot Athletic Complex to break ground

Big Foot Athletic Complex to break ground

Big Foot High School, Walworth, will have a groundbreaking ceremony on its outdoor athletic complex Monday, April 1 at 9:30 a.m. The public is welcome to attend and other expected attendees include the Big Foot athletic project leadership team, school board, coaches, youth sports leaders, area K-8 school administrators, local […]

 
 

Newcomers toss their hats into the School Board race

Newcomers toss their hats into the School Board race

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Community School District Board of Education has two open seats on Tuesday’s ballot and newcomers – Bob Dignan and M-Jai Harrell – are running along with board President Ted Zess. Dignan said he decided to run this time around because there was […]

 
 

Trojan track teams take second at invite

By Dan Truttschel Correspondent The East Troy boys and girls track teams each finished second overall at Saturday’s Schreiber Classic at New Berlin West. West won both team titles, as the boys tallied 134 points, while the girls had 142. East Troy’s boys had 74 points, followed by Saint Thomas […]

 
 

WANDA B. DECKER

Wanda Bertha Decker, passed away in Elmhurst, Ill., on March 25, 2019. She was born in Chicago, June 28, 1927, to John and Bertha Ruzyla, the middle of three children, with brothers, John (born Aug. 16, 1929) and Rudy (born Jan. 7, 1926) and is survived by many including loving […]

 
 

HELEN MOORE

Helen Pauline Moore was born June 12, 1927, in Sharon Township to Paul F. and Gladys L. (Wiedemer) Mereness. She passed away on March 25, 2019, at Lakeland Healthcare in Elkhorn. Helen first and foremost was a wife, mom, grandmother and great grandmother. This is what brought her the most […]

 
 

Whitewater senior impressive in double duty

Whitewater senior impressive in double duty

Sara Johnson strikes out 11, knocks in 4 runs as Whippets open with win By Daniel Schoettler Sports Correspondent Sara Johnson started her season with a big performance on the mound and at the plate. The Whitewater High School senior struck out 11 and recorded four hits and drove in […]