Elkhorn

Committee favors adjusting compensation plan

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Human Resources Committee voted in favor of recommending to the council an adjustment be made to update the city’s wage and compensation plan at its Nov. 6 meeting. City Administrator Sam Tapson said the structural adjustment to the compensation plan would include […]

 
 

A solemn but hopeful walk

A solemn but hopeful walk

People participate in the Out of the Darkness Walk Nov. 4 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds, to raise awareness about, and prevent, suicide. The event began with speakers followed by attendees releasing balloons, some featuring handwritten personal messages. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

New Beginnings name of domestic abuse shelter

New Beginnings name of domestic abuse shelter

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff There were more than 110 entries submitted in a contest to name the future Walworth County domestic violence shelter, according to Heidi Lloyd, executive director at the Association for the Prevention of Family Violence. After narrowing it down to four finalists, Lloyd said the board […]

 
 

Fuel Plaza coming to Town of LaFayette

Fuel Plaza coming to Town of LaFayette

At highways 11 and 43, it will have trucker amenities, Burger King Bachmann Construction, Madison, broke ground Oct. 24 to signify the start of the LaFayette Fuel Plaza, which will include an extensive fuel station, amenities for truckers and a Burger King at the northeast corner of highways 43 and […]

 
 

Elkhorn Area High School to honor veterans with breakfast

Elkhorn Area High School encourages veterans and their family members to be honored at a Veterans Day breakfast event Thursday, Nov. 9. Veterans will be given special treatment including: parking reserved in front of the school, a greeting in the lobby by student volunteers, and the breakfast program beginning at […]

 
 

Historical Society to host Veterans Day program

Honoring the sacrifices of those who served in the Armed Forces of the United States from Walworth County is the goal for the fourth annual Veterans Day program hosted by the Walworth County Historical Society, according to organizers. It will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 11 at Heritage Hall, […]

 
 

Sweet treats (and smiles)

Sweet treats (and smiles)

At Elkhorn’s Scare on the Square event Oct. 28, which was moved to Jackson Elementary School because of weather, Harper and Bella Kelnhofer show off their sweet costumes. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

City of Elkhorn reviewing options for public works facility

Councilmembers opt in favor of requesting additional proposals By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent City of Elkhorn councilmembers opted in favor of sending the new Department of Public Works facility out for additional proposals after reviewing three options from Barrientos Design and Consulting at its Oct. 23 Committee of the Whole meeting. […]

 
 

Stir It Up to feature food, raffles and music

Stir It Up to feature food, raffles and music

Today’s event supports several area causes, groups By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Stir It Up, an annual charitable fundraising event that began three years ago, aims to provide a creative way for the greater community to support several area causes. This year’s event, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. […]

 
 

‘Out of the Darkness’ walk aims to prevent suicide

‘Out of the Darkness’ walk aims to prevent suicide

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff   A group formed in the area two years ago, the Walworth County Suicide Prevention Education and Awareness Coalition, aims to reduce the number of suicides in the county through education, awareness and advocacy. Rebecca McAuliffe, co-chairman for this year’s Walworth County Out of the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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