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Council approves task orders for TID 4

Details being finalized, services needed to begin prep work By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent During a brief meeting Dec. 4, the City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of approving two task orders for Kapur and Associates to provide civil engineering services for the final design, permitting, specifications preparation and […]

 
 

Christmas rolls in

Christmas rolls in

      Clockwise from left: members of Girl Scout Daisy Troop 7256 show off their homemade reindeer hats, complete with red noses in the 36th Annual Christmas Card Town Parade Saturday in Elkhorn; Santa and Mrs. Claus wave to people on the street; a guitarist with the band Exit Plan performs […]

 
 

Local elementary school student wins art award

Local elementary school student wins art award

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Madison Fishbeck, 8, a second grade student at Tibbets Elementary School, Elkhorn, was one of 12 finalists recently selected for an art publishing website’s “Artist of the Week” competition. Her teacher, Erin Heiser, regularly submits students’ artwork to the competition but said it’s been four […]

 
 

Dam expert weighs in

Village Board OKs $30,000 study on dam removal, repair By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Dam was once again on the Village Board’s agenda Dec. 4 as the discussion continued on whether to repair the dam, which was damaged in the July 12 flooding, or remove it. At […]

 
 

Brew pub coming to the Village Square

Brew pub coming to the Village Square

East Troy Brewery moves from vision to reality By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff In what owners Ann and Ted Zess are calling a “community project” plans for a brew pub in the old FirstMerit Bank building on the East Troy Village Square are solidifying with a target opening date of […]

 
 

City, DOT refreshing Highway 59 environmental study

By Dave Fidlin SLN Correspondent The City of Whitewater is working with the state Department of Transportation in updating a study pertaining to environmental impacts at Highway 59 and Newcomb Street. The area has been eyed as a site of improvements for years, as evidenced by a 2008 study of […]

 
 

Holiday Care program gears up for needy families

The holiday season is fast approaching and the Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services recently issued a reminder it is seeking donations of new toys and new clothing for children, gift cards to local retail stores for teenagers and money to purchase food gift certificates for families. The […]

 
 

Evidence of co-actor’s former crime to be allowed at trial

Evidence of co-actor’s former crime to be allowed at trial

Attorney: East Troy man didn’t know acquaintance would shoot friend By Vicky Wedig SLN staff Evidence surrounding a robbery and shooting one of the men involved in an East Troy homicide committed in 1999 will be allowed in the upcoming trial of the second man charged in the case. During […]

 
 

Palmyra-Eagle’s Stefanczyk signs to MSOE

Palmyra-Eagle’s Stefanczyk signs to MSOE

  By Ryan Spoehr SLN Staff Before her teammates, her coach and members of the School District, Palmyra-Eagle’s Lauren Stefanczyk signed a letter of intent in a ceremony recently to play softball at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. “I just feel like it’s good to be a representative of our […]

 
 

Doing the Turkey Trot

Doing the Turkey Trot

Joe Dietlin (front) heads north on Highway 67 during Four Lakes Athletic Club’s Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning in Elkhorn. The annual “run the race before you stuff your face” event includes a collection of non-perishable food items for the food pantry and features a 5K run/walk as well as […]

 
 
 
 
 

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