Elkhorn

Demerit points assessed to Elkhorn bars

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The Elkhorn Legislative and Regulatory Committee voted 2-0 in favor of assessing the Jury Room, Sports Page Barr and Moy’s Restaurant with 75 alcohol license demerit points each at its meeting Monday night. Elkhorn Police Chief Joel Christensen said that all of the alcohol violations happened […]

 
 

Dementia Friendly group to meet

The Dementia Friendly Community Initiative of Walworth County group is in the process of recruiting additional members and encourages anyone interested in learning more, attend next week’s meeting. The meeting will be held Thursday, Oct. 8 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the A.D.R.C. building, 1910 County Road NN, Elkhorn, […]

 
 

Sheriff reiterates face mask stance

Walworth County Sheriff Kurt Picknell again last week said the department will not be responding to complaints of individuals suspected of violating Gov. Tony Ever’s extended face mask mandate, nor take any direct law enforcement action as it relates specifically to the governor’s face covering mandate. “Consistent with our understanding […]

 
 

Clean Sweep set for Oct. 2 and 3

Walworth County will have its annual Clean Sweep this weekend. The annual Clean Sweep event helps household residents (free of charge) properly dispose of damaged, banned, unusable or unwanted products that contain volatile chemicals. County residents only may bring their household hazardous waste to the: City of Whitewater Public Works […]

 
 

COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Walworth County’s surge largely due to university By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services continues to see a surge in new confirmed COVID-19 cases after reporting more than 1,000 residents tested positive for the seventh consecutive day on Sept. 21. Since Sept. 15, county […]

 
 

Council refers alcohol violations to committee

Incidents at three Elkhorn establishments being reviewed By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Last week, the City of Elkhorn Common Council opted to table the assessment of 75-point alcohol violation demerit point notifications for three Elkhorn establishments. They referred the issue to the Legislative and Regulatory Committee for further review before making […]

 
 

For Lane

For Lane

On Sept. 12, Lane’s Way hosted a car and truck show at Elkhorn Area High School. Lane Schweitzer was killed at the age of 15 in a motorbike crash on March 27, 2019. In line with his patriotism, the Lane’s Way event honored first responders and others. Among Lane’s family […]

 
 

Hear the roar

Hear the roar

The tractor, “In Dew Tyme” makes its way down the track at the Walworth County Fairgrounds during the Badger State Truck and Tractor Pulls last weekend. There was also live music, food and special guests. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Seeds of Hope plants a possibility

Seeds of Hope plants a possibility

Organization helps bring community together Seeds of Hope recently announced the installation of a new Buddy Bench located outside Matheson Memorial Library in Elkhorn. The bench was a vision of Jamie Stiling-Stepp, the founder of Seeds of Hope, which works with adults with disabilities. She recalls a participant in the […]

 
 

United Way to host Change Lives Week

United Way to host Change Lives Week

Area banks will participate by collecting change Sept. 14-19 Check under the cushions, clean out the car and bring your spare change to one of 14 participating banks in Walworth County next week during the United Way of Walworth County’s Change Lives event. “One donation, no matter the size, can […]