Elkhorn

Council temporarily appoints new alderman

District III seat to appear on 2019 and 2020 ballots By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted Monday in favor of temporarily appointing Ron Dunwidde to the now vacant Aldermanic District III seat on the Council, with the stipulation that interested parties within that district will […]

 
 

A third helping of ribs

A third helping of ribs

Ribfest beefs up the music for this weekend’s run By Heather Ruenz SLN Staff Though it began as something organizers hoped would grow into an annual event, Elkhorn Ribfest, a national rib competition now entering its third year has expanded into a smokin’ sweet festival that attracts thousands of people. […]

 
 

Art show to benefit Relay For Life

An art show will be held in conjunction with the Relay for Life of Walworth County event and all proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. The show, “A Day in Monet’s Giverny, France,” is being hosted by impressionist artist Weston J. Courier at Maxwell Mansion, 421 Baker […]

 
 

Man to appear in case of assaulting daughter

A motion hearing is scheduled for July 23 for an Indiana man charged with sexually assaulting his daughter in Walworth County when she was 9 to 11 years old. The man, 35, of Crawfordsville, Ind., was charged Dec. 28 in Walworth County Circuit Court with first-degree sexual assault, having contact […]

 
 

Former Elkhorn woman publishes first book

Former Elkhorn woman publishes first book

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Katy Eeten, who has spent most of her life in southeast Wisconsin including eight years in Elkhorn, recently published her first book. Eeten, who was born in Minnesota, moved to Wisconsin when she was 2. Last year, she and her husband, Jason, and their children, […]

 
 

Star Spangled Celebration

Star Spangled Celebration

Emily Kruse (right) and Alliah North, of the Elkhorn FFA, show off their spirit and smiles at the Star Spangled Celebration in Elkhorn June 29. The event included kids’ games, food and drinks, a performance by the Holton Community Band and a fireworks show. See more photos in the July […]

 
 

Elkhorn Council OKs fairgrounds access road

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of an access road to connect the Market Street project to the city water tow-er on the Walworth County Fairgrounds at its June 18 meeting. Alderman Scott McClory said the city was approached by representatives of the […]

 
 

Rotary Club of Elkhorn impacts greater community

Rotary Club of Elkhorn impacts greater community

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Rotary Club of Elkhorn has been involved in the community for 49 years and has put its support behind End Polio Now, Shelter Box International, Elkhorn Rotary Soccer Field, Habitat for Humanity, Elkhorn Area High School scholarships, the Youth Exchange program and many local […]

 
 

Elkhorn sump pump ordinance discussed by committee

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Municipal Services and Utilities Committee met Monday to discuss the city’s ordinance requiring that sump pumps be connected to storm drainage sewers. Under ordinance 13.4.040, all sump pumps are required to be connected to existing storms sewers, laterals or storm sewer catch […]

 
 

Ready to represent

Ready to represent

Special Olympian to compete at USA Games By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Steve Power, a Special Olympian from Elkhorn, said he’s looking forward to competing at the national USA Games in Seattle, but doesn’t appear to be too worked up about it. “It’s my first time going to nationals and […]

 
 
 
 
 

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