Elkhorn

Deputies kill man who allegedly beat mother’s boyfriend, stole squad car and confronted officers with gun

Walworth County Sheriff’s Deputies shot and killed a 39-year-old Elkhorn man early Thursday morning after he allegedly beat his mother’s boyfriend, stole a squad car and came toward deputies with a shotgun. Jeremiah B. Krubert was pronounced dead at the intersection of Millard and Pierce roads in the Town of […]

 
 

Suspect dies in officer-involved shooting

Deputies from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department were involved in an on-duty incident early this morning where a suspect was shot and killed. According to a press release for Sheriff David Graves, no deputies were injured in the incident, which occurred at about 2:45 a.m., June 13. The Sheriff’s Department […]

 
 

High school senior turns a ‘bad thing’ into an opportunity to do good

High school senior turns a ‘bad thing’ into an opportunity to do good

Ruth McLeod earns the annual Elkhorn Independent Outstanding Senior Award   By John Koski SLN Staff   For some people, finding a passion comes later in life. For example, Colonel Sanders started his first Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise at age 65, Grandma Moses began painting at 76 after arthritis forced […]

 
 

Bretl’s State of the County Address examines positive changes, impact of Act 10

By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff In his annual State of the County Address on May 17, County Administrator David Bretl highlighted several factors that have impacted the county in recent years as well as what the future might bring. Bretl noted at the beginning of his address that though the […]

 
 

Boardman appointed as new common council member

Boardman appointed as new common council member

By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT A familiar face is returning to the Elkhorn City Council. James Boardman of 4th Street in Elkhorn was appointed to the Ward 5 Alderman seat vacated by the resignation of Kim DeHaan last month. Boardman served on the Council from 1976 to 1982 until he was […]

 
 

Three EAHS students to attend Badger Boys State

Three EAHS students to attend Badger Boys State

  By John Koski SLN STAFF Badger Boys State will open its 72nd session on June 8 in Ripon. The annual week-long program sponsored by the American Legion Department of Wisconsin brings together hundreds of high school seniors from across Wisconsin to create a 51st state known as Badger Boys […]

 
 

Student taken into custody after potential bomb scare

  As a result of the Elkhorn Police Department’s ongoing investigation, a 16-year-old student was immediately taken into custody after concerns of a potential threat May 9 at Elkhorn Area High School. According to a news release from the police department, information received from a concerned student indicated another student […]

 
 

Council to interview Ward 5 alderman applicants on May 13

Future of City Hall and Sunset Pool also discussed   By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT The Elkhorn Common Council will conduct interviews for a new alderman on May 13. The deadline for submitting applications was May 1. On May 13, the council will conduct interviews of all applicants to fill the […]

 
 

Bretl to give State of the County address

 Walworth County Administrator David Bretl will be making his State of the County presentation at Walworth County Economic Development Alliance’s May breakfast program from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Friday, May 17. Each year, Bretl provides an overview of county initiatives, finances and future planning. In his presentation this year, […]

 
 

Renowned color guard featured in Loyalty Day Parade

Renowned color guard featured in Loyalty Day Parade

  A highlight of the recent Loyalty Day Parade in Elkhorn was an appearance by the Wisconsin State VFW Color Guard. The color guard performs in parades and VFW functions across the state as well as in national VFW functions. John Giese, commander of Elkhorn Post 6375, recently became a […]