Elkhorn

Hospitals reach critical shortage amid COVID-19 surge

Hospitals reach critical shortage amid COVID-19 surge

Officials urge public to take appropriate safety precautions An emergency operations work group comprised of officials from Walworth County Public Health, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, Mercyhealth, and Advocate Aurora Health is asking the public to take appropriate COVID-19 safety precautions as local hospitals report a surge in emergency department […]

 
 

Open Arms, WalCo DAC team up against overdoses

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Starting this week, the Walworth County Drug and Alcohol Coalition and Open Arms Free Clinic in Elkhorn began an initiative to end drug overdoses. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is being provided at Open Arms free of charge. Narcan is a lifesaving medication that can be […]

 
 

Elkhorn updates burn ordinance

It includes exemptions, alters hours for campfires By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 6-0 in favor of both waiving the first reading of and approving an amended open burning ordinance at its Nov. 15 meeting. The updated ordinance had been reviewed and recommended for approval […]

 
 

Honoring our veterans

Honoring our veterans

Elkhorn played host to a number of Veterans Day events Thursday, Nov. 11. There was a parade, Elkhorn Area High School held an event that included a meal, speakers and recognition of veterans, and the Walworth County Historical Society held its annual Veterans Day program. Elkhorn VFW 6375 member Grant […]

 
 

Planning continues for City of Elkhorn admin position

Timeline, potential testing of candidates among items discussed By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At its Nov. 1 meeting, the City of Elkhorn Common Council further discussed the timeline and steps toward selecting a new city administrator, with City Administrator James Heilman set to retire in April 2022. Mayor Bruce Lechner said […]

 
 

Learn about serving on the County Board

Walworth County Administrator Mark Luberda will hold an informational meeting for interested residents and potential candidates who would like to learn more about the duties and responsibilities of County Board Supervisors. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, in County Board Room No. 114 at the […]

 
 

EAHS to perform ‘All Together Now’

EAHS to perform ‘All Together Now’

Musical a global event that celebrates local theatre Elkhorn Area High School officials recently announced the upcoming production of Music Theatre International’s “All Together Now!’ a global event celebrating local theatre this weekend. Performances will take place at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12 and 13, in the James […]

 
 

Falling into fun

Falling into fun

Tibbets Elementary School students were recently treated to some seasonal fun at the Tibbets PTA Pumpkin Patch including hay wagon rides with some special, spooky guests. Students also were able to pick out pumpkins, run through a maze and enjoy apple cider donuts and apple cider, during the event. See […]

 
 

Elkhorn council sets public budget hearing

To meet public notice law, the hearing was rescheduled By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council has scheduled a public hearing for the 2022 budget for 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 22 in the council chambers at the City Administration Building. While a public hearing was on the […]

 
 

Elkhorn council approves updated districts

County, state approval next steps in process By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of approving updated ward boundaries and aldermanic districts last week. A first reading of the ordinances was approved at the council’s Oct. 4 meeting. At the meeting in early […]