Month: August 2014

East Troy

The ‘Wisconsin Oven Way’

Village Board approves honorary name change for Young Street By Tracy Ouellette Editor Dave Strand, president and CEO of Wisconsin Oven Corp. in East Troy recently asked the Village of East Troy Board to change the name of the street the company is located on to “Wisconsin Oven Way.” The […]


All eyes on the ball

Jake Riemer battles with an Evansville player during Whitewater’s 3-0 loss to Evansville Aug. 21. Evansville, Whippet coach Rene Menager said, is setting the bar for the Rock Valley South Conference early in the season. (Bob Mischka photo)


City’s 911 system to be upgraded

New software will link Whitewater with Walworth County By Dave Fidlin CORRESPONDENT A long-anticipated upgrade in Whitewater’s police and public safety communication systems will soon be implemented, following a decision last week by city officials. Police Chief Lisa Otterbacher came before the Common Council on Aug. 19 and received authority […]

East Troy area

Datka back as soccer coach

With young team, coach looks to building a strong foundation By Dan Truttschel Correspondent A familiar face has returned – for the third time – to lead the East Troy High School boys soccer team in 2014. Nick Datka, who was the head coach from 2001 to 2004 and from […]



Homer King Krauss Sr., 86, died Aug. 26, 2014. Survivors include his children, John (Lori), Debbie (Rick) Fiesbeck, Homer Jr. (Eva), Cindy (Harry) Sonderegger, Les (Mary), Darrell (Patty) and Terry (Kim); 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister. Una Allen; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his […]


Concrete mixer tips over on Highway 11

Highway shut down while crews work to remove truck from ditch By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer A concrete mixer with a full load tipped over Thursday morning into a ditch along Highway 11, just west of Highway 120. Officials planned to close the highway Thursday afternoon to remove the truck. […]



Bonita N. “Bonny” Ringblom, 74, of East Troy, died Aug. 21, 2014. She was born Feb. 13, 1940, in Iron Mountain, Mich. She graduated from Kingsford High School in 1958. She married the late Roland Ringblom in 1963. She worked at the Wisconsin Credit Union League for 23 years until […]