Archive for: January, 2023

Council denies liquor license

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT       A liquor license application for a new pizza restaurant called Lucky’s was denied by the Common Council on Jan. 17. The restaurant would have been located in the former Little Caesar’s space.       Questions about the applicant, Jennifer Halverson, led city staff to recommend […]


Snowfall might actually add snow to Snolf event

The Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its annual snolf - snow golf - event at Evergreen Golf Club Saturday, Feb. 4. Shown here are some sights from last year’s event, including one of the golfers. (Photo courtesy Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce)

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       With the light snowfall over the weekend, the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the novelty of snow on the ground, and what it meant for its Feb. 4 Snolf fundraiser.       “We might actually have snow,” said Kate Abbe, the partner engagement and marketing […]


Village Board approves update to Memorial Wall in park

By Tracy Ouellette EDITOR       The East Troy Village Board gave the go ahead to an update to the Veterans Memorial Wall in Village Square Park at its Jan. 16 meeting.       The upgrade will incorporate an honor stone component, according to a memo to the board from Village Clerk […]




Francis A. Wilczewski, 85, of East Troy, passed away Jan. 12, 2023, at Vintage on the Ponds Assisted Living in Delavan. He was born Dec. 2, 1937, in Milwaukee, to the late Frank and Gertrude (Mecikalski) Wilczewski. He grew up in the Milwaukee area and graduated from St. Thomas More […]


Fire guts John’s Disposal recycling building

A five-alarm plus fire broke out late Jan. 8 at John’s Disposal in Whitewater.

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor A fire at a local garbage and recycling company Jan. 8 resulted in no injuries, but plenty of damage at John’s Disposal recycling center. After numerous media requests throughout the day Monday, the City of Whitewater held a press conference at City Hall Monday afternoon to […]


East Troy School Board grapples with referendum question for spring ballot

Likely, voters in the East Troy School District will be asked to allow the district to exceed its state set revenue limits by $3 million each year for three years in a non-recurring operating referendum question on the April 4 spring election ballot. The School Board has not yet formally […]




Daniel Franklin Stiglitz, 64, U.S. Marine Corps veteran, passed away peacefully Dec. 15, 2022, surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Milwaukee Jan. 19, 1958, to the late Robert A. and Marjorie J. Chase Stiglitz. Dan enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1975 and graduated from Catholic Memorial […]




After giving cancer and other cowardly ailments much more than they bargained for, former Walworth County resident Mary Ann Moore joined the Lord on Dec. 23, 2022. She was born in Milwaukee Jan. 29, 1935, to Lester and Ethel (McLaughlin) Stark. She graduated from Wauwatosa High School and studied at […]