Elkhorn

City of Elkhorn sets date for budget hearing

Projected mill rate expected to increase slightly By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At last week’s City of Elkhorn Common Council meeting councilmembers opted in favor of setting a public hearing on the 2018 budget for 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13 at City Hall. During his report Oct. 16, City Administrator Sam […]

 
 

Medplast, Frank’s help hurricane victims

Medplast, Frank’s help hurricane victims

Local company, grocery store collect items for Puerto Rico By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Medplast of Elkhorn, a custom rubber molding manufacturer in the medical device industry, has teamed up with Frank’s Piggly Wiggly to help the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. “Medplast has a sister company in […]

 
 

Elkhorn man sentenced for child enticement, porn

Judge says churchgoer used Christianity to ‘commit evil’ By Vicky Wedig SLN staff A judge sentenced an Elkhorn man last week to a stiffer sentence than the prosecutor recommended, saying he believed the man sexually assaulted a girl despite pleading guilty to a lesser charge of enticement. Walworth County Circuit […]

 
 

Volunteers step in for Weeks of Caring

Volunteers step in for Weeks of Caring

The final Weeks of Caring of 2017 focused on helping the communities served by Aurora Health Care, with more than 600 volunteers stepping in to help in a variety of capacities the last week in September. In this area, volunteers spent time doing activities with clients at VIP Services, Inc. […]

 
 

Prost!

Prost!

Raise a stein at Elkhorn Oktoberfest By Heather Ruenz SLN staff For those looking to celebrate the German tradition at an event that’s suitable for the entire family, consider making a stop at Elkhorn Oktoberfest. The event, held in Veterans Park in Elkhorn, is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., […]

 
 

Local scouts serve Dutch oven delights

Local scouts serve Dutch oven delights

Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 243, Elkhorn, treated their chartering organization, the Elkhorn Lions Club to some tasty desert treats on Sept. 21 at Babe Mann Park in Elkhorn. Scouts cooked a variety of Dutch oven deserts over hot coals near Elkhorn Lake, giving the Lions a taste of dinner […]

 
 

Elkhorn student a National Merit semifinalist

Elkhorn student a National Merit semifinalist

Elkhorn Area High School senior Logan Radlein is among 16,000 semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Corp. recently announced the names the semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the […]

 
 

Whisker Walk smiles

Whisker Walk smiles

Lynn Sabo, Dr. Ken Schenk and Lucy (front) show their support at Lakeland Animal Shelter’s Whisker Walk fundraiser Sept. 30, held on the shelter grounds. In addition to the walk, the event featured food, prizes and several vendors. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Kickin’ up dust

Kickin’ up dust

A group of racers round the corner at the 6th Annual Elkhorn 1/2-mile flat track races Sept. 30 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn, presented by DVR Enterprises. The event featured numerous classes of various makes and models. A new event was also added this year, the S-K Service’s […]

 
 

Parading through town

Parading through town

Above: members of the Elks football team ride in style in the back of a dump truck as it makes its way through downtown Elkhorn Sept. 29 during the Homecoming parade. Right: Sparky the fire dog waves to fans along the parade route. (Dave Dresdow photos)

 
 
 
 
 

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