Elkhorn

County launches embedded crisis liaison program

For individuals suffering from mental health crises, interactions with police and the criminal justice system are upsetting and have lasting effects. Law enforcement officers responding to mental health and substance abuse-related service calls have few good choices. Simply put, holistically addressing mental health crises requires long-term solutions and a specialized […]

 
 

Tree House: ‘No excuse for abuse’

Signs, pinwheels aim to raise child abuse awareness By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The Tree House Child and Family Center and Walworth County Health and Human Services are working together to help bring awareness to child abuse prevention during the month of April. It’s National Child Abuse Prevention Month, therefore, the […]

 
 

Strong in all the right places

Strong in all the right places

Teen battling muscular dystrophy loves life, music and laughing By Mariann Hunter Contributor Andrew Rocha is like many young teenagers. He loves music, singing at the top of his lungs – especially rap music, watching movies, is a major foodie – aspiring to be a chef someday, enjoys watching The […]

 
 

Lions to host roast beef, chicken dinner

The Elkhorn Lions Club will host its annual Roast Beef & Chicken Dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, April 18. The dinner will still be held at Sperino’s, 720 N. Wisconsin St. but will be a drive-thru event only this year. The meal will include: three slices of […]

 
 

Student signs majority esports scholarship

Student signs majority esports scholarship

Elkhorn’s Aidan Hamilton will attend Northwood University Elkhorn Area High School senior Aidan Hamilton recently signed the first majority esports scholarship in Wisconsin. Esports are a form of competition using video games. Hamilton is a top high school Rocket League player, according to the Wisconsin High School Esports Association. He […]

 
 

Concerns continue at Commerce Court

The prohibited left turn onto Highway 67 in Elkhorn causing issues By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent While road improvements in recent years at Commerce Court and Highway 67 were meant to alleviate traffic concerns, some drivers just can’t follow the rules of the road. That’s led to City of Elkhorn officials […]

 
 

Elkhorn Area Women’s Club to host fundraiser

The Elkhorn Area Women’s Club is finally back to business and recently announced it will hold a fundraising event April 1 through April 24. It will feature an online option as well as in-person events at two downtown businesses. One part of the fundraiser will be on online auction featuring […]

 
 

Elkhorn FFA recaps successful year

Elkhorn FFA recaps successful year

By Marra Andreas Contributor The Elkhorn FFA Alumni and Supporters recently held their first meeting of the year where a recap of 2020 was shared and deemed successful, despite challenges brought on by the pandemic.       The group features parents, community members, local business owners and past FFA members that […]

 
 

March of the cranes

March of the cranes

Sandhill Cranes have returned to the area with a reminder that spring is on its way, despite the temporary return of winter earlier this week. The majestic birds make their way back to Wisconsin in March after spending the winter months in Florida. Cranes choose a mate as early as […]

 
 

Cookout for a cause

Cookout for a cause

        From the left: Members of the Movers and Shakers team including Paige Jacobs, Kaeleigh Runnells, Kloie Potts, Emma Jacobson and Abby Cook are all smiles while holding a fundraiser at Frank’s Brat Hut, which is outside of Piggly Wiggly March 6 to raise money for the […]