Snowfall might actually add snow to Snolf event

The Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its annual snolf - snow golf - event at Evergreen Golf Club Saturday, Feb. 4. Shown here are some sights from last year’s event, including one of the golfers. (Photo courtesy Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce)

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       With the light snowfall over the weekend, the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated the novelty of snow on the ground, and what it meant for its Feb. 4 Snolf fundraiser.       “We might actually have snow,” said Kate Abbe, the partner engagement and marketing […]


Fire guts John’s Disposal recycling building

A five-alarm plus fire broke out late Jan. 8 at John’s Disposal in Whitewater.

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor A fire at a local garbage and recycling company Jan. 8 resulted in no injuries, but plenty of damage at John’s Disposal recycling center. After numerous media requests throughout the day Monday, the City of Whitewater held a press conference at City Hall Monday afternoon to […]


Walworth County schools pass report card test

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       As the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released its school report cards in the past two weeks, Walworth County schools passed the test.       The majority of the schools in the county either met or exceeded expectations, with a handful of schools hitting the “significantly […]


Youth suicide program helps try to answer questions for grieving community

Youth suicide program helps try to answer questions for grieving community

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       Dr. Greg Hudnall admitted that answers in regard to suicide aren’t easy to come by.       “Suicide is very, very individualized,” said Hudnall, considered an expert in the youth suicide due to his work in Utah. “Correlations does not equal causation.”       Hudnall equated understanding […]


EASD sets tax levy for 2022-23

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       The good news for residents of Elkhorn Area School District is that their tax bills will likely shrink this year.       It comes after the district set its 2022-23 levy at the Oct. 24 board meeting at the amount of $21.782 million – an increase […]


Cocktails and Cuisine for New Beginnings

The band 2nd Last Chance performed at the New Beginnings' Cocktails and Cuisine for a cause Oct. 23. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       On one hand, Sunday night’s gathering on behalf of New Beginnings APFV at Elkhorn’s Holi Cannoli was an evening of entertainment – a five-course meal mixed with good company and cocktails.       On the other hand, as New Beginnings Executive Director Suzi Schoenhoft said, the […]


Adding a state title to her resume

Elkhorn's Parker Christensen returns a shot during last week's run to a WIAA singles title. (Photo by Bob Mischka)

Elkhorn sophomore Christensen cruises to WIAA title By Chris Bennett CORRESPONDENT       Elkhorn’s Parker Christensen ran roughshod over the field and returned home victorious following the WIAA Girls Tennis Individual Championships Oct. 13-15 at Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison.       Christensen lost just 10 games in five matches and won […]


Headed to state!

The Elkhorn Area High School girls tennis team is headed to state after winning sectionals Oct. 5. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

The Elkhorn girls tennis team posted a first in school history Oct. 5, winning the WIAA Division 1 Stoughton sectional to qualify for team state in Madison. The Lady Elks also advanced No. 1 singles player Parker Christensen, No. 2 singles player Alexandria Trost and the No. 2 doubles team […]


NDS Foundation festival back at A+ Power Sports this Saturday

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       Nicholas Sergi loved riding motorcycles, snowmobiles, boats and 4-wheelers.       “He really had a passion for anything with a motor,” explained Lauren Sergi, who now helps run the Nicholas D. Sergi Foundation after Nick’s passing in 2018.       The foundation, with Nick’s love of motorsports, […]


Beer and wine on tap for Elkhorn’s annual Oktoberfest event Oct. 15

D’Lite Duo was one of the groups to entertain the crowd during last year’s Oktoberfest in Elkhorn. The duo is returning for this year’s festival. (Dave Dresdow photo)

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       Blink and you’ll have missed September, which means one of the biggest area events of the fall is rapidly approaching.       The Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to host Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 15, in downtown Elkhorn in Veterans Park.       The event […]