Elkhorn

Elkhorn updates burn ordinance

It includes exemptions, alters hours for campfires By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 6-0 in favor of both waiving the first reading of and approving an amended open burning ordinance at its Nov. 15 meeting. The updated ordinance had been reviewed and recommended for approval […]

 
 

Honoring our veterans

Honoring our veterans

Elkhorn played host to a number of Veterans Day events Thursday, Nov. 11. There was a parade, Elkhorn Area High School held an event that included a meal, speakers and recognition of veterans, and the Walworth County Historical Society held its annual Veterans Day program. Elkhorn VFW 6375 member Grant […]

 
 

Planning continues for City of Elkhorn admin position

Timeline, potential testing of candidates among items discussed By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At its Nov. 1 meeting, the City of Elkhorn Common Council further discussed the timeline and steps toward selecting a new city administrator, with City Administrator James Heilman set to retire in April 2022. Mayor Bruce Lechner said […]

 
 

Learn about serving on the County Board

Walworth County Administrator Mark Luberda will hold an informational meeting for interested residents and potential candidates who would like to learn more about the duties and responsibilities of County Board Supervisors. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, in County Board Room No. 114 at the […]

 
 

EAHS to perform ‘All Together Now’

EAHS to perform ‘All Together Now’

Musical a global event that celebrates local theatre Elkhorn Area High School officials recently announced the upcoming production of Music Theatre International’s “All Together Now!’ a global event celebrating local theatre this weekend. Performances will take place at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12 and 13, in the James […]

 
 

Falling into fun

Falling into fun

Tibbets Elementary School students were recently treated to some seasonal fun at the Tibbets PTA Pumpkin Patch including hay wagon rides with some special, spooky guests. Students also were able to pick out pumpkins, run through a maze and enjoy apple cider donuts and apple cider, during the event. See […]

 
 

Elkhorn council sets public budget hearing

To meet public notice law, the hearing was rescheduled By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council has scheduled a public hearing for the 2022 budget for 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 22 in the council chambers at the City Administration Building. While a public hearing was on the […]

 
 

Elkhorn council approves updated districts

County, state approval next steps in process By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of approving updated ward boundaries and aldermanic districts last week. A first reading of the ordinances was approved at the council’s Oct. 4 meeting. At the meeting in early […]

 
 

‘Scary-smart’ event supports library

A team discusses a question at the 8th Annual Friends of Matheson Memorial Library Trick-or-Trivia event, held Oct. 23 at Sperino’s Monte Carlo Room. The trivia night fundraiser helps support the Elkhorn library’s services and programs. (Dave Dresdow photo)

8th annual trick-or-trivia night raises more than $6,000 The 8th Annual Friends of Matheson Memorial Library Trick-or-Trivia event, held Oct. 23, at Sperino’s Monte Carlo Room in Elkhorn was a record-breaking success, according to organizers. The event raised more than $6,100 for next year’s adult and children’s library programs and […]

 
 

Community garden webinar offered

The UW-Extension office is offering a free online webinar, Community Gardens: How to Plan for Success, at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 3. Organizations and individuals will learn how to plan for a community garden before a shovel hits the dirt. Topics will include how to: Provide a planning checklist for […]