Elkhorn

Boys and Girls Club hires director

Boys and Girls Club hires director

By Michael S. Hoey Corespondent  The Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County took another step toward opening its first club by hiring Karin Slayton as the unit director for its Delavan site. Slayton started in her position July 15. The Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County will begin […]

 
 

Visitors Bureau sponsors tourism signs along I-43

Travelers on Interstate 43 near Delavan can now see large blue signs indicating a Tourist Information Center, installed earlier this month by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. The signs are the newest addition to the Walworth County Visitors Bureau’s marketing efforts to ensure tourism is a top contributor to Walworth […]

 
 

Part V: Troops march from Atlanta to Savannah

By Andrew W. Johnson Contributor        Late in June 1864, Union Gen. William Sherman realized the weather conditions were no longer favorable to large flanking maneuvers and decided to meet the Confederate Army head-on with a frontal assault. He issued orders for an attack on June 27, 1864. The 22nd […]

 
 

Elkhorn resident named marshal of 164th Walworth County Fair

Elkhorn resident named marshal of 164th Walworth County Fair

By Tyler Lamb Editor Lifelong Walworth County resident, Letha Kuecker, was recently named as one of two honorary marshals for the 164th Walworth County Fair. The fair board selected Kuecker of Elkhorn and Katie Benhart of Geneva Township for the honor as honorary fair marshals. As marshals, the duo will […]

 
 

Elkhorn natives help swim club takes 5th at state championships

Elkhorn natives help swim club takes 5th at state championships

The top USA Swimming teams in Wisconsin met again this past weekend in Brown Deer, this time for the 13 & Over State Championships. The Lake Geneva Swim Club (LGSC) was represented by six swimmers:  Molly Dover (Lake Geneva), Coriann Dorgay (Burlington), Carly and Katelyn O’Brien (Williams Bay), Kady Ruemmele and […]

 
 

City Council discusses referendum question

By Tyler Lamb Editor A possible referendum question for city voters during the Nov. 5 election was the main topic of discussion during Monday evening’s meeting of the Elkhorn City Council. The council’s deliberations came on the heels of its July 15 gathering in which it backed a non-binding advisory […]

 
 

Handel joins FORM Wealth Management Group

Rob Handel has joined FORM Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors as a Registered Client Associate. Handel will be responsible for building and maintaining solid client relationships, handling client inquiries and concerns, and providing support in all other aspects of client service. “We exist to guide our clients through […]

 
 

Elkhorn native to compete for 2013 Fairest of the Fair

Elkhorn native to compete for 2013 Fairest of the Fair

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer For Elkhorn native Emily Watson, the Walworth County Fair and the Fairest of the Fair have contributed greatly to who she is today. Pursuing Fairest of the Fair was the next logical step in sharing that experience. Born and raised in Elkhorn on a small […]

 
 

Walworth County deputies cleared in fatal shooting death of Elkhorn man

Walworth County deputies cleared in fatal shooting death of Elkhorn man

DA will not request inquest By Tyler Lamb Editor The Walworth County district attorney has cleared four deputies involved in the June 13 fatal shooting of an Elkhorn man. In an Aug. 7 letter, District Attorney Daniel A. Necci said the deputies who shot and killed 39-year-old Jeremiah Krubert did so […]

 
 

Paddle, walk against domestic violence and sexual abuse planned

A special “Poker Run” fundraising event will be held Sunday, Aug. 25 from 7 until 11 a.m. to benefit the local non-profit organization, The Association for the Prevention of Family Violence. Participants have the choice of paddling or walking on the Lake Geneva shore path, stopping at various piers or […]