Elkhorn

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

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 […]

 
 

Have waffles with Santa

Annual fundraiser for Lakeland School Dec. 9 By Heather Ruenz SLN staff One sure sign for some that the holidays are fast approaching is the annual Waffles with Santa event at Lakeland School, set for Saturday, Dec. 9. This is the 17th year for the breakfast, sponsored by the Friends […]

 
 

Literacy Council gets grant from Alliant Energy

The Walworth County Literacy Council received a grant from the Alliant Energy Foundation. The Literacy Council is a non-profit organization that promotes awareness of literacy needs and collaborates with the local community in developing and providing instruction in basic literacy skills, English as a second language, citizenship preparation and GED […]

 
 

Dog-shaped topiary stolen from law office

Dog-shaped topiary stolen from law office

‘Shrub’ a conversation piece for staff, neighbors By Heather Ruenz SLN staff In a less-than-usual case of theft, a local law office is searching for a dog-shaped topiary aptly named “Shrub,” which was taken roughly 10 days after it was placed on the front lawn late this summer. Samantha Sostarich, […]

 
 

Walworth County Home Community Education receives grant

Walworth County Home Community Education receives grant

Walworth County Home Community Education has received a grant from the Lori Genske Endowment Fund of the Elkhorn Fund, a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, Inc. to support the HCE’s project, Wisconsin Bookworms Reading Program. The project began in 1998 with innovative grant funding. Wisconsin Bookworms will […]

 
 

Aurora Lakeland to have annual Love Lite ceremony

Aurora Lakeland Medical Center Associates will host its 30th annual Love Lite program at 4 p.m. Dec. 7 in the main entrance lobby of the hospital at W3985 County Road NN. The group will celebrate the season with music and tree lighting. People can buy lights in honor of loved […]

 
 
 
 
 

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