Elkhorn

Gateway chosen as military friendly again

National group bestows honor for seventh straight year For the seventh straight year, Victory Media, the premier publisher of magazines for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has awarded Gateway Technical College the designation of Military Friendly School. The 2018 Military Friendly Schools ratings recognize colleges with leading programs for […]

 
 

Making memories

Making memories

At the first Elkhorn Mini Maker Faire, held Jan. 27 at Elkhorn Area Middle School, high school student Matthew Robinson makes balloon animals, much to the delight of Avery and Zach Scott. The event featured more than 100 makers and drew a large crowd of people of all ages. (Heather […]

 
 

Elkhorn caddie awarded full-ride scholarship

Carlie Hanson, of Elkhorn and an Elkhorn Area High School student, is among 22 Wisconsin high school seniors awarded the Western Golf Association’s Chick Evans Scholarship offered to golf caddies. Hanson is a caddie at Big Foot Country Club. The scholarship is a full, four-year housing and tuition scholarship through […]

 
 

Shenanigans galore

Shenanigans galore

A group of partygoers take a step back to the Roaring 20s at the Elkhorn Rotary Club’s Eat, Drink & Shenanigans event Jan. 26 at the Monte Carlo Room. The fundraiser for the club featured food, beer and wine samples as well as raffles. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

City of Elkhorn may change temporary alcohol license

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At its meeting Jan. 29 the City of Elkhorn Legislative and Regulatory Committee voted in favor of recommending the full council approve the removal of the 30-day deadline from Temporary Class B Alcohol permits. City Clerk Cairie Virrueta said these types of alcohol licenses are issued […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

The Feb. 1 issue of the Elkhorn Independent includes the following coverage: • The city’s Legislative and Regulatory Committee recommends removal of a 30-day deadline for Temporary Class B alcohol permits; • Community members party like the old times at the Elkhorn Rotary’s ‘Eat, Drink & Shenanigans’ event • Elkhorn’s […]

 
 

4-H to have shooting sports orientation

A project orientation for all young people from 5-year-old kindergarten through 13-year-olds who are interested in 4-H shooting sports projects will take place at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Elkhorn Area Middle School. 4-H shooting sports projects are wildlife, rifle, shotgun, archery, muzzle loading-traditional and sportsman, or pistol. Instructors from […]

 
 

On the run

On the run

More than 150 kids showed up to blow off steam at a dodgeball event at Elkhorn Area Middle School Jan. 13. The three-hour fundraiser for the Elkhorn Lacrosse Club was open to kids in Kindergarten through eighth grade. For more information about the club, visit elkhornlacrosse.com. (Heather Ruenz photo)

 
 

Dancing on the square

Dancing on the square

Members of the Sparrow Dance group get people moving at Winterfest at Veterans Park on the square in Elkhorn Jan. 20. The free event, sponsored by Thrivent Financial, also featured a variety of games and activities, a hot cocoa bar and representatives from the International Little Artists Foundation. For more […]

 
 

Woman shares harrowing story

Woman shares harrowing story

Event raises awareness about human trafficking By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The story Theresa Flores tells can be difficult to hear and may be hard for some to believe. But that lends itself to one of the points she’s trying to get across: Human trafficking can happen anywhere and doesn’t […]

 
 
 
 
 

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