Elkhorn

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 […]

 
 

County to dedicate road in honor of fallen highway worker

Walworth County will name the access road that serves the County Public Works complex as “Jerry Himebauch Drive” in honor of the 19-year county highway veteran who tragically lost his life last summer while working on a county road maintenance project. Himebauch was killed July 23 after he was struck […]

 
 

Election results: District 1 write-in race outcome determined

Rehberg triumphant in write-in race for District 1 aldermanic seat With a total of 179 write-in votes cast in the write-in race for the District 1 aldermanic seat, newcomer Hoss Rehberg was triumphant with 102 votes. The race was between incumbent Jerry Anderson – who earlier had filed non-candidacy papers […]

 
 

Rehberg also a write-in candidate for District 1 seat

By Bob Peryea CORRESPONDENT Hoss Rehberg, a local business owner, is seeking election to be the Alderman for District 1. Rehberg is a write-in candidate. Rehberg, who has lived in Elkhorn for 10 years, is the owner of Hoss Rehberg Farmers’ Insurance located at N5876 Hwy 12. “I want to […]

 
 

Ready to serve: Mercy Elkhorn Medical Center opens ahead of projection

Ready to serve: Mercy Elkhorn Medical Center opens ahead of projection

By John Koski SLN STAFF It’s come a long way in less than three months. In early January, construction workers were battling the elements to enclose Mercy Elkhorn Medical Center. Two weeks earlier, a company official said an early summer 2013 opening was anticipated. But thanks to the hard work […]

 
 

Voters to decide on Gateway funds

Voters to decide on Gateway funds

Technical college plans $49 million in expansion, upgrades By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief A new public safety training center eyed for Gateway Technical College is the centerpiece of an expansion plan up for consideration on the April 2 ballot. Voters in Kenosha, Racine and Walworth counties will be asked […]

 
 

D.A.’s letter reveals Villarreal shot five times – deputy is exonerated

  In a March 22 letter to Walworth County Sheriff David Graves, Walworth County District Attorney Dan Necci exonerated Deputy Sheriff Richard Lagle in the Jan. 21 shooting of 18-year-old Alfredo Emilio Villarreal at Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn. Villarreal, who was an inmate at Walworth County Jail, had been transported […]

 
 

After a change of mind, Anderson runs as write-in

After a change of mind, Anderson runs as write-in

By Bob Peryea Correspondent Jerry Anderson, alderman for District 1 in Elkhorn, wasn’t going to run for office again, but when no one else stepped up, he felt he needed to make sure the people of his district were well-represented.   Anderson is running as a write-in candidate for another […]