Elkhorn

Elkhorn looks to widen East Page Street

Traffic from fairgrounds makes road nearly impassable By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn is looking to widen and improve a section of East Page Street abutting the fairgrounds that is heavily affected by exiting traffic from fairgrounds events. According to Public Works Manager Matt Lindstrom, there are three […]

 
 

Putting on a show

Putting on a show

      The Spartans Drum and Bugle Corps made a stop at Elkhorn Area High School earlier this summer to get some practice time in while traveling between competitions. The Spartans organization out of New Hampshire, which was established in 1955, won the Drum Corps International Open Class last month, marking […]

 
 

A passion for Wisconsin agriculture

A passion for Wisconsin agriculture

Abigail Martin, the 72nd Alice in Dairyland, has a heart for farming By Heather Ruenz SLN Staff For Abigail Martin, the 72nd Alice in Dairyland, talking to people about the importance of farms and products produced on those farms, doesn’t really seem like a job most days. “This combines all […]

 
 

Open burning ordinances under review in Elkhorn

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council is reviewing Chapter 5.17 of the City’s ordinance and considering disallowing open burning and seasonal burning. City Administrator Sam Tapson told the Council Monday night that he would have a draft of the updated ordinance prepared for the Council before […]

 
 

A fair time

A fair time
 
 

Summer celebration

Summer celebration

St. Patrick Parish welcomes a crowd at its annual Summer Celebration event, held Aug. 11. It featured raffles, live music, games for kids and a variety of food including Friends on the Fly where Abriel, Kelly and Leah Odling (back) have fun with Kris Welch. See more photos in the […]

 
 

Sun sets on park location

Sunset Park might no longer be a viable option for Elkhorn City Hall By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent In a Committee of the Whole meeting last week the City of Elkhorn Common Council essentially eliminated the north end of Sunset Park as a viable location for the new City Hall after […]

 
 

Trick-or-Trivia event takes off

Trick-or-Trivia event takes off

It supports adult and child programming at area library By Heather Ruenz SLN staff “People love a big party and that’s really what this has grown into. It’s a fun night with some friendly competition and supports a great cause,” Katie James said about Trick-or-Trivia. It’s an event that was […]

 
 

Meat animal sale caps off year for local youth

More than 250 Walworth County 4-H and FFA members will participate in the Walworth County Fair Meat Animal Sale Friday afternoon. For many, the activity serves as the climax of their yearlong beef, sheep, or swine market animal project experience. For 4-H members, the project year begins as early as […]

 
 

Putting on a show

Putting on a show

      Members of the Southern Wakes United Water Ski Show Team perform in a show on Elkhorn Lake in Babe Mann Park, Elkhorn, recently. The team had a strong showing at the recent state tournament where it finished second place overall in Division III, and earned four individual first-place finishes […]