Elkhorn

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 […]

 
 

A wondrous sight to see

A wondrous sight to see

Staffed entirely by volunteers, Open Arms Free Clinic is Walworth County’s first By John Koski Staff Writer The need was there. It had been there for some time. But on Dec. 6, when Open Arms Free Clinic welcomed it first patients, the need was dealt with in a significant way. […]

 
 

Common Council listens to residents concerns about Lincoln St. traffic

By John Koski SLN Staff After appearing and speaking during the Public Comment portion of Elkhorn Common Council meetings for the past several months, Ed Robers got his wish – and 18 residents of N. Lincoln Ave. showed up in strong support at the Elkhorn Common Council meeting Monday. Robers […]

 
 

Finalists named for school district administrator

By John Koski SLN Staff The Elkhorn Area School District has narrowed its field of candidates to two to replace retiring district administer Greg Westcott. Susan Liebsle, school board president, wrote in an email, “We have chosen David Milz, district administrator for the Salem School District, and Jason Tadlock, district […]

 
 

‘It’s all about touching people’s lives’

‘It’s all about touching people’s lives’

Jail chaplain uses his life experiences and religious faith to help others By John Koski SLN Staff It’s an address few want to claim – 1770 County Road NN, Elkhorn – but for those who reside there, the choice wasn’t theirs, the courts made the decision for them. It is […]

 
 

City council listens to Sunset pool options

Possibilities range from demolition to a $7 million aquatic center By John Koski SLN Staff At its meeting Monday night, the Elkhorn City Council listened to a summary of a report on Sunset pool prepared by Stantec Consulting of St. Paul, Minn. Presenting the report was Jim Maland, head of […]

 
 

The sweetest gift ever

The sweetest gift ever

Beehives help two boys become successful entrepreneurs at an early age By John Koski SLN Staff When it came to Christmas gifts last year, Charles Ketchpaw, 8, of Elkhorn, and Christian Anderson, 9, of Walworth, weren’t interested in the latest, hottest video game console or a bright, shiny new bicycle. […]