Elkhorn

Fall into the season at Elkhorn Oktoberfest

It includes a car show, wine and beer tasting, a chili cook-off and community groups By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer For those looking to celebrate the German tradition in an event that’s suitable for the entire family, consider a stop at Elkhorn Oktoberfest. The event, held in Veterans Park and […]

 
 

Community caregivers

Community caregivers

      In conjunction with United Way of Walworth County, more than 140 Elkhorn Area High School students participate in the 3rd Annual Day of Action Sept. 29. Volunteer Connection set-up projects at several locations including the Walworth County Historical Society where Gretta Block, Ashley Malsch, Emily Poeschel and Olivia Lysaght […]

 
 

Back to the drawing board in Elkhorn

Public Works Garage off the table as site for future City Hall By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of eliminating the Public Works Garage as a potential site for a future City Hall during a Committee of the Whole meeting Monday night. […]

 
 

Ride raises more than $40K

Ride raises more than $40K

Greater community supports kids’ brain tumor foundation fundraiser Earlier this summer, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s “Ride For The Kids” – a motorcycle charity ride – was held at was held at the Walworth County Fairgrounds. The goal of the ride was to raise money to pay for research and […]

 
 

Highway 67 closure Thursday

Jackson Creek bridge deck overlay work is scheduled for Thursday. Oct. 11 and travelers should plan alternate routes. Highway 67 from Morrissey Drive to Grant Street south of Elkhorn will be closed to all traffic, according to the Department of Transportation. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. […]

 
 

Council approves Wilson Farm Meats rezone

PD given go-ahead to fill open patrolman position By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council approved a rezone of property purchased by Wilson Farm Meats at its meeting last week. According to Mayor Howie Reynolds at the Oct. 1 meeting, Wilson Farm Meats bought a small strip […]

 
 

Elkhorn seeking Parks and Rec director

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Human Resources Committee met Sept. 24 to discuss filling the Department of Parks and Recreation director vacancy. City Administrator Sam Tapson said requirements listed in the job description include a 4-year college or university degree in Parks and Recreation Administration or a […]

 
 

Miracle Mike

Miracle Mike

Star Elkhorn football player back home after life-altering accident By Mike Ramczyk Sports Editor Sitting around their wooden kitchen table, Matt and Hayley Lois are grateful and thankful on a foggy, mild Monday evening. They allude to acts of God and throw around words like miracle when talking about their […]

 
 

Hundreds participate in Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Hundreds participate in Walk To End Alzheimer’s

Annual event projected to raise $175,000 in Walworth County Walworth County showed its support on Sept. 15 as more than 750 participants turned out to support the 12th Annual Walk To End Alzheimer’s at Library Park in Lake Geneva. The walk, chaired by Josh Spiegelhoff, owner of Spiegelhoff Insurance, Chris […]

 
 

Michael Lois Support Fund launched

Elkhorn football player recovering from serious, non-football injury “On Sunday, September 16th Elkhorn Area High School Student, Michael Lois broke three vertebrae in his neck while diving into a swimming pool. Those who know Michael know that he is a determined, positive, and kind young man. He is a star […]