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Elkhorn food pantry goes online

Elkhorn food pantry goes online

EI 051222 Food pantry online By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Like just about everything else lately, the Elkhorn Food Pantry is going online. As a way to make the pantry more accessible, the pantry recently added an online ordering system. The pantry, which serves those who live in the Elkhorn Area […]

 
 

Webster House scheduled for grand reopening

Webster House scheduled for grand reopening

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor As the growth of historical societies in the area has shown, many are interested in finding out just what life was like in past centuries. Now, a Walworth County iconic spot is getting ready to reopen, with a change in style and reach further back into […]

 
 

Evergreen Country Club sold

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After 20 years of ownership by a group of four partners, Evergreen Country Club has been sold. The information was first reported on Wisconsin.Golf and also confirmed by BizTimes.com. Wisconsin.Golf reported the buyer as Nehang Anand, a Chicago-area businessman. Anand has a partial ownership in other […]

 
 

New era starts for Elkhorn Fire Department

By Kellen Olshefski CORRESPONDENT       With the swearing in of 10 career firefighters during the Feb. 5 City of Elkhorn Common Council meeting, the Elkhorn Area Fire Department not only marked the beginning of a new era for the City of Elkhorn, but for Walworth County as well.       The […]

 
 

Change order increases construction project costs

By Kellen Olshefski CORRESPONDENT       The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 5-0 in favor of a change order for the 2021 Elkhorn Street Program construction project at its meeting Monday night.       Alderman Ron Dunwiddie was absent from Monday’s meeting.       According to a memo provided to the council […]

 
 

Middle schoolers to experience Service Fair

By Kellen Olshefski CORRESPONDENT       The Elkhorn Resilience Coalition has planned a service organization fair for middle school students on Feb. 24 to help expose them to the numerous organizations that work to better the community in the Walworth County area.       Elkhorn Area School District Community Resilience Outreach Coordinator […]

 
 

Let’s go fly a kite!

Let’s go fly a kite!

Elkhorn Middle School put on its production of “Mary Poppins” last weekend. Show here are, clockwise from above: Marshall Griffin (second from right), as George Banks, speaks with his children Ethan Justen and Eden Cochenour (from left, Michael and Jane Banks) with their mother Winifred, played by Ava Schmieden, looking […]

 
 

Closing the gender gap: Elkhorn earns diversity award

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When Sydney Steinbauer joined a coding club in middle school, she wasn’t thinking of where the future might lead. And for Grace Ivey, she wasn’t even necessarily interested in Elkhorn’s AP Computer Science track. She took the class because it would help her with her business […]

 
 

Hospitals reach critical shortage amid COVID-19 surge

Hospitals reach critical shortage amid COVID-19 surge

Officials urge public to take appropriate safety precautions An emergency operations work group comprised of officials from Walworth County Public Health, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, Mercyhealth, and Advocate Aurora Health is asking the public to take appropriate COVID-19 safety precautions as local hospitals report a surge in emergency department […]

 
 

Open Arms, WalCo DAC team up against overdoses

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Starting this week, the Walworth County Drug and Alcohol Coalition and Open Arms Free Clinic in Elkhorn began an initiative to end drug overdoses. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is being provided at Open Arms free of charge. Narcan is a lifesaving medication that can be […]