Elkhorn looking into new slide mat for pool

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn is looking to replace the mat at the bottom of the slide at Sunset Pool’s splash pad, but at a cost of nearly $9,000, that won’t happen without looking at reviews and other possible options. At Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, […]


A new but old tradition

Saturdays on the Square returning to Elkhorn By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Upon learning that the farm market was not going to continue, the chamber took advantage of the opportunity to create an “ongoing destination that will appease to a broad audience,” according to Chris Clapper, executive director of the […]


Fun at the derby

Fun at the derby

     Cub Scout Pack 225 had its annual Pinewood Derby race Feb. 23 at West Side Elementary School with about 100 people in attendance to cheer on the 37 racers. They raised $470 from the event. Shown with their awards are (left to right, kneeling) Jonah Kenth, Conner McDonough, Aiden […]


Committee looks to increase transportation service

Survey results reveal need for it to expand to Sundays, holidays By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent After receiving the results of a church survey recently sent out, the Walworth County’s Transportation Coordinating Committee agreed to look further at ways of providing increased services for people with mobility issues on Sundays and […]


City of Elkhorn to offer lifeguard class

Hope to gain staff for Sunset Pool this summer By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of adding a lifeguard certification class to programming for the Park and Recreation Department at a meeting last week in hopes of gaining a few new lifeguards for […]


Lots of PB for the J

Lots of PB for the J

County resource officers collecting donations Saturday By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Peanut butter, as far as foods go, is kind of in a category by itself but is also versatile as it goes with many things from spreads to fruit to celery as well as being used in a variety of […]


Safe and Savvy Senior open house Saturday

Walworth County Health and Human Services is hosting a Safe and Savvy Senior Day beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, at the Government Center, 100 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn. Law enforcement, the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Walworth County, Lakeland Health Care Center, Veterans Services, and others […]


County seeks high school students for program

They’ll earn community service hours, letters of recommendation Walworth County Volunteer Services and Lakeland Health Care Center would like to invite high school students to participate in the “Next Generation” program at Lakeland Health Care Center. Next Generation aims to bridge the intergenerational gap between teenagers and seniors. The first […]


Peter Pan will be flying at EAHS

Peter Pan will be flying at EAHS

By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer The Elkhorn Area High School encourages members of the greater community to see Peter Pan and join Peter, Wendy, Michael and John in the high-flying adventure that aims to whisk attendees away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up. […]


Card, games and more

Women’s Club event includes dinner, silent auction and raffles The Elkhorn Women’s Club is gearing up for its annual Card and Game Night, which supports the club’s mission to offer scholarships to local high school students. The Wednesday, April 10 event will be at the Monte Carlo Room, 720 Wisconsin […]