Elkhorn

Sportsmen’s Campfire focuses on timely topics

Sept. 17 event will feature game animals, firearms With the approach of fall, many sportsmen are preparing for the upcoming hunting seasons. They eagerly anticipate the color and scent of the fall woods, the flush of an upland bird, the chatter of squirrels, the crunch of snow under their boots […]

 
 

Faithful support

Faithful support

      Members of the Elkhorn community and beyond begin to gather at a prayer vigil Sunday in Veterans Park, Elkhorn. Organizer Sandy Jenkins said she felt guided to do so, in part, to show support for the woman who was assaulted in Elkhorn two weeks ago, emergency services personnel and […]

 
 

Open Arms Free Clinic team comes alive

Open Arms Free Clinic team comes alive

Walworth County Fair goers witnessed a flash mob performed by the Open Arms Free Clinic Volunteer Outreach Team on Aug. 29. Over 100 volunteers prepared the joyful expression of outreach to the The Greatest Showman movie soundtrack song, “Come Alive” under the direction of The Dance Factory Choreographer, Garrett Vopendesta. […]

 
 

Attempted child enticement reported in Elkhorn

Late yesterday afternoon, there was an attempted child enticement near the middle school in Elkhorn. Shortly after 3 p.m., Sept. 6, Elkhorn Police received a report that just minutes earlier – at approximately 2:50 p.m., an 11-year-old girl walking in the 500 block of E. First Avenue near Elkhorn Area […]

 
 

Alleged sexual assault suspect arrested

According to Elkhorn Police, Terrence D. Leflore, 24, of Jackson, Mississippi, was arrested Monday night and faces charges related to the alleged sexual assault that occurred Aug. 28 in downtown Elkhorn. Leflore faces multiple charges including: first degree sexual assault, robbery, first-degree reckless injury, aggravated battery and obstructing an officer, […]

 
 

Elkhorn committee to recommend approval of insurance

Finance and Judicial Committee also in favor of reinvesting dividends By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Finance and Judicial Committee voted in favor on Aug. 27 of recommending to the Council renewal of the city’s property insurance with the Municipal Property Insurance Company at a $40,486 premium for […]

 
 

Local hero gets ride of a lifetime

Local hero gets ride of a lifetime

John Giese, of Elkhorn and a Vietnam veteran, fires up his 2018 Harley-Davidson on Aug. 25. He was given the bike through the Hogs for Heroes organization, which teamed up with Boardtracker Harley-Davidson in Janesville. Read the feature story in the Aug. 30 Elkhorn Independent. (Heather Ruenz photo)

 
 

Update: suspect still sought in alleged sexual assault

According to Elkhorn Police, van was located and not involved UPDATE (to previous post, below): The Elkhorn Police Department was able to identify the van that was seen at the business prior to the attack, have identified those individuals and determined it does not appear they were involved in the attack. […]

 
 

Elkhorn Police investigating alleged sexual assault

Elkhorn Police investigating alleged sexual assault

Elkhorn Police are investigating what appears to be a sexual assault that occurred in the city Tuesday night. Police are searching for the suspect and the vehicle he may have been driving. ​Officers were dispatched to the area of East Geneva and South Lincoln streets at about 10:15 p.m., Aug. 28 […]

 
 

Old World Foundation awarded grant

Old World Foundation awarded grant

It will boost children’s activities at Autumn on the Farms Recognizing the need for funding to support interactive children’s activities for the Autumn on the Farms weekends at Old World Wisconsin in Eagle, Target Corp. awarded a $1,000 grant through Old World Foundation. Old World Wisconsin Director Dan Freas said […]