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Driver in Elkhorn shooting to appear in court

Driver in Elkhorn shooting to appear in court

    Three charged in drive-by that allegedly involved man later killed by deputy A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 15 for an Illinois woman believed to be the driver in a drive-by shooting that involved an 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy two days later. […]

 
 

Council OKs purchase of new squad car

By John Koski SLN Staff The Elkhorn Common Council voted Monday to replace an unmarked 2003 Crown Victoria squad car with 82,547 miles on its odometer. The department’s two detectives are the primary users of the vehicle. Police Chief Joel Christensen noted that during a preventive maintenance inspection of the […]

 
 

Man sentenced for THC manufacturing, wife’s trial to come later

Marijuana-growing operation ‘got out of control’ defendant allegedly told police   By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff An Elkhorn resident has been sentenced in a marijuana growing operation busted last August and his wife is set to appear for a status conference on March 15. Christopher Hass, 34 of Elkhorn, has […]

 
 

School debt refinancing to save taxpayers $177,000

  At its Feb. 11 meeting, the Elkhorn School Board approved the refinancing of long-term debt obligations. The refinancing was made possible by the low interest rates in today’s bond market. In a presentation to the board, Michael Clark, director with Robert W. Baird, the district’s financial advisor, said that […]

 
 

Shooting victim had alleged history of violence

Man killed at hospital was involved in recent stabbing, drive-by shooting in Elkhorn   By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff The inmate fatally shot by a Walworth County Sheriff’s Deputy in January was allegedly involved in a stabbing last March and a Jan. 19 drive-by shooting in Elkhorn. Alfredo Emilio Villarreal […]

 
 

Council approves 2013 Sunset Pool expenses

Also listens to report on regulation of sex offenders   By John Koski SLN Staff At its meeting Monday, the Elkhorn Common Council approved spending a maximum of $15,000 on repairs to Sunset Pool in 2013, with any single repair over $5,000 brought to the Municipal Services and Utilities Committee […]

 
 

Rainbows weren’t meant to be black and white

Rainbows weren’t meant to be black and white

  Award-winning comic book artist takes bland to beautiful   By John Koski SLN Staff If you asked a thousand people to guess what Jeff Balke of Elkhorn does for a living, odds are that not one in those thousand would come remotely close to a right answer. Balke, you […]

 
 

Garage damaged in Sugar Creek accident

Garage damaged in Sugar Creek accident

  By Kellen Ohlshefski SLN Staff An accident in the Township of Sugar Creek left significant damage to a home on Elm Road. A vehicle left County Highway A early Saturday morning, crashed through several trees, a fence and the backside of a garage owned by Township of Sugar Creek […]

 
 

Open council seat to be determined by write-in vote

Suppose they held an election and nobody wanted to run? That’s the scenario with the Elkhorn District 1 common council seat up for election April 2. Current councilman Jerry Anderson has decided to not seek re-election in District 1 and no one else filed paperwork to run for the seat […]

 
 

Elkhorn names new district administrator

Elkhorn names new district administrator

  By John Koski SLN Staff At its Jan. 14 meeting. the Elkhorn Area School Board unanimously selected Jason Tadlock as its new district administrator. Tadlock is set to begin July 2 and will replace current district administrator Greg Westcott, who will retire on June 29 after a 40-year career […]

 
 
 
 
 

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