Elkhorn

Closing of Elkhorn’s Two Seasons bowling center brings the end of an era

Closing of Elkhorn’s Two Seasons bowling center brings the end of an era

By Kellen Olshefski Staff writer For Bruce Kudick, though it may be tough, moving on after running Elkhorn’s only bowling facility for 25 years is something he just needs to do. Kudick, who took over Two Seasons Bowl officially in 1989, worked previously as a photographer, shooting weddings, portraits and […]

 
 

Golf outing to raise funds for SMILES

Special Methods in Learning Equine Skills will have a golf outing Sept. 11 at Evergreen Golf Club in Elkhorn to raise funds for the Darien therapeutic riding center. The event feature 18 rounds of golf on the championship course. It will include lunch and special events to test every level […]

 
 

22nd Infantry marches through Carolinas

Civil War: the fourth year – Jan. 1, 1865, to March 23, 1865 By Andrew W. Johnson Contributor       In the closing days of 1864, Company D of the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, found itself in Savannah, Ga., as part of Union Gen. William T. Sherman’s great army, immediately following […]

 
 

Child advocacy center takes on child abuse

Child advocacy center takes on child abuse

Newly christened Tree House a key part of healing process By Tyler Lamb Editor It’s the latest chapter in the continuing mission of helping abused children in Walworth County. The Walworth County Alliance for Children recently held a grand opening for its Tree House, located at W4063 County Highway NN, […]

 
 

Lakeland Players holding ‘Rocky Horror’ auditions

Lakeland Players will hold auditions for adults 18 and older for the musical “Rocky Horror Show” at 7 p.m. on Sunday and Monday, Sept. 8 and 9, at the Walworth County Performing Arts Center, 15 W. Walworth St. Call Barry at (847) 462-9118 to schedule a 10-minute singing audition. Prepare […]

 
 

Boys and Girls Club hires director

Boys and Girls Club hires director

By Michael S. Hoey Corespondent  The Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County took another step toward opening its first club by hiring Karin Slayton as the unit director for its Delavan site. Slayton started in her position July 15. The Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County will begin […]

 
 

Visitors Bureau sponsors tourism signs along I-43

Travelers on Interstate 43 near Delavan can now see large blue signs indicating a Tourist Information Center, installed earlier this month by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The signs are the newest addition to the Walworth County Visitors Bureau’s marketing efforts to ensure tourism is a top contributor to Walworth […]

 
 

Part V: Troops march from Atlanta to Savannah

By Andrew W. Johnson Contributor        Late in June 1864, Union Gen. William Sherman realized the weather conditions were no longer favorable to large flanking maneuvers and decided to meet the Confederate Army head-on with a frontal assault. He issued orders for an attack on June 27, 1864. The 22nd […]

 
 

Elkhorn resident named marshal of 164th Walworth County Fair

Elkhorn resident named marshal of 164th Walworth County Fair

By Tyler Lamb Editor Lifelong Walworth County resident, Letha Kuecker, was recently named as one of two honorary marshals for the 164th Walworth County Fair. The fair board selected Kuecker of Elkhorn and Katie Benhart of Geneva Township for the honor as honorary fair marshals. As marshals, the duo will […]

 
 

Elkhorn natives help swim club takes 5th at state championships

Elkhorn natives help swim club takes 5th at state championships

The top USA Swimming teams in Wisconsin met again this past weekend in Brown Deer, this time for the 13 & Over State Championships. The Lake Geneva Swim Club (LGSC) was represented by six swimmers:  Molly Dover (Lake Geneva), Coriann Dorgay (Burlington), Carly and Katelyn O’Brien (Williams Bay), Kady Ruemmele and […]