Elkhorn

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 […]

 
 

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 […]