Elkhorn

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 […]

 
 

Residents voice opinions on proposed county park

Acquiring 195 acres along White River in Town of Lyons would cost $1.91 million By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff A public information session Monday evening provided a room packed with county residents an opportunity to voice their opinions about the potential acquisition of 194.5 acres in the Town of Lyons […]

 
 

Be alert to company that is targeting seniors

The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau is issuing a nationwide alert, urging caution to seniors who may receive a telephone call from “AFD Medical Advisors,” selling a prescription drug discount plan or referencing “Medicare” and requesting a bank account number. The BBB is receiving roughly 60 inquiries each month from around […]

 
 

Nationally acclaimed theater group returns to southern Wisconsin

Nationally acclaimed theater group returns to southern Wisconsin

Audiences in southern Wisconsin will once again have the opportunity to experience the nationally acclaimed production of The Rock & The Rabbi, a musical that tells the story of the friendship between the Apostle Peter and Jesus. The production arrives in southern Wisconsin just in time for the week preceding […]

 
 

High-speed rainbow

High-speed rainbow
 
 

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 […]