Elkhorn

Embracing and promoting the arts

Embracing and promoting the arts

Elkhorn Arts Foundation aims to shine spotlight on talent By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Elkhorn Arts Foundation, though still in the early stages as an organization, is taking off and garnering a wealth of community support in the process. “We had out first board meeting in September and did […]

 
 

On the street

On the street

      Elkhorn Area Fire Department members (not in order) Will Kostock, Kurt Spotz, Sr., Kyle Smith, Ed Bogard, Andy Beckman, Jeff Liner and Jason Unglaub, greet guests at the annual Firefighters Street Dance June 17. (Heather Ruenz photo)

 
 

‘Super Ryan’ chosen for Kade’s Klassic

‘Super Ryan’ chosen for Kade’s Klassic

Boy with chromosome abnormality showing improvement By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Ryan Mayfield, 8, of Elkhorn, was born six weeks prematurely on Sept. 30, 2008, and immediately proved to be a fighter. He was sent home from the neonatal ICU after six weeks and was able to breath and sleep […]

 
 

Stay safe and cool in summer heat

County shares risks, offers fans and list of cooling sites The Walworth County Division of Public Health urges residents to protect themselves from heat-related illness during the upcoming summer months. Most heat-related illnesses involve the elderly or individuals who have chronic illnesses, but also at risk are children, athletes, and […]

 
 

Council approves change orders for water plant

Editor’s note: In this week’s issue of the Elkhorn Independent, the figures listed for two change orders in regards to the northeast Water Treatment Plant are incorrect. The correct numbers are reflected in the story below. We regret the error.   By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common […]

 
 

On his way

On his way

Alex Hulsey, 5, of Elkhorn, takes a trip down the inflatable slide at the annual Night under the Lights event at Harris Park in Elkhorn. The event, sponsored by the Elkhorn Recreation Department, features raffle baskets donated by local recreation teams, a variety of kids games, food and baseball and […]

 
 

We did it!

We did it!

Carmen Consolino (from the left), Payton Rushing and Caleb Fox celebrate with a group hug following the graduation ceremony at Elkhorn Area High School June 8. (Aaron Gottschalk photo)

 
 

End of School Blast

End of School Blast

Majesty, a local Christian rock band, performs at Sugar Creek Lutheran Church June 10, during End of School Blast, an event sponsored by all of the Elkhorn-area churches for students in middle school through college. There was no charge to attend though donations for the Elkhorn Food Pantry were encouraged. […]

 
 

Elkhorn Firefighters Street Dance is tonight

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The Elkhorn Area Fire Department is holding its 47th annual Elkhorn Firefighters Street Dance from 6 p.m. to midnight, Saturday outside of the fire station at 13 South Broad St. The event will kick off with food and drinks at 6 p.m. New this year, food […]

 
 

In the driver’s seat

In the driver’s seat

Area teen has a grip on his future – on the racetrack and in life By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Tazio Stefanelli, a recent graduate of Elkhorn Area High School, has his sights set on attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the fall for mechanical engineering. But for several weekends […]

 
 
 
 
 

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