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Gateway Tech to host ‘Celebrate Earth Day’ event

Gateway Technical College will spotlight the environment at its annual “Celebrate Earth Day” event Saturday with fun, hands-on activities for all ages to learn how to be stewards of the environment. The event will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 21 at Gateway’s Elkhorn Campus, 400 County Rd. […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

• Elkhorn Area School District was recently honored as a Project Lead The Way Distinguished District, one of just over 30 districts nationwide to be named as such. Students and staff at several EASD schools along with a parent of three children were interviewed about the difference PLTW has made […]

 
 

Elkhorn teen competes in local cubing competition

Elkhorn teen competes in local cubing competition

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff David Broga, a sophomore at Elkhorn Area High School, recently competed in a cubing competition held at the Monte Carlo Room. The cubes are like Rubik’s Cubes, but the competitors use other brands of cubes that turn faster and are called speed cubes, David’s mom […]

 
 

Area duo in Kids from Wisconsin troupe

Area duo in Kids from Wisconsin troupe

Group shining the light on 50th anniversary tour By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Two Elkhorn Area High School students – Zoe Gatz and Nathan Huberty – will tour with Kids from Wisconsin this summer. Students, including singers/dancers and instrumentalists, apply online and prepare a song for an audition in February. […]

 
 

Elkhorn Common Council approves changing alcohol ordinance

Amendment stipulates businesses must be open continually By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At its April 2 meeting, the City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of amending the city code of ordinances related to alcoholic beverages to more clearly define the period a business is required to be open to […]

 
 

Volunteer fair to take place in Elkhorn

A volunteer fair will take place from 2:30 to 6 p.m., April 18 at Elkhorn Area High School during National Volunteer Week from April 15 to 22. The fair will feature more than 20 agencies including United Way, SMILES, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Dementia Friendly Community Initiative, Ice Age Trail […]

 
 

Work on Highway 67 near Elkhorn to begin Monday

Beginning Monday, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is scheduled to start a road improvement project along Highway 67 between Highway 50 and the City of Elkhorn. The DOT is partnering with the city to expand Highway 67 (South Lincoln Street) within the city limits for an incoming development. It features […]

 
 

Historical Society’s season starts Sunday

The Walworth County Historical Society began its season last month and will offer programs through December. Programs will be presented at a new time – 3 p.m. –this season in an attempt to accommodate more people’s schedules. At 1 p.m. April 15, the Historical Society will host a special memorial […]

 
 

Fur and Feather Swap today

The 22nd annual Walworth County Fur and Feather Swap is set for 7 to 10 a.m. today at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn. The event connects vendors and buyers with small animals, equipment and crafts. A lunch stand is available inside the heated activity center. General admission to the […]

 
 

EAHS to present Les Misérables

EAHS to present Les Misérables

Performance to be reviewed for Tommy Awards By Heather Ruenz SLN staff In what director Lisa Dettman-Webb describes as “adult-themed,” Elkhorn Area High School will present Les Misérables, the school edition, this weekend at the James A. Wehner Auditorium. The musical will be performed at 7 p.m., Friday, April 13 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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