Elkhorn

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 […]

 
 

Support given

Support given

      Gateway Technical College makes a recent donation to New Beginnings/Association for the Prevention of Family Violence. Shown during the check presentation are, from the left: Vicky Wahler, Gateway student support counselor, Theresa Stalzer, APFV senior advocate, Heidi Lloyd, New Beginnings/APFV director, and Tammi Summers, Gateway Dean of Learning Success. […]

 
 

Lutherdale growing leaps and bounds

Lutherdale growing leaps and bounds

Staff house added, lodge and conference center slated next year By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Lutherdale Ministries, which is located on Lauderdale Lakes north of Elkhorn and open throughout the year, is in the midst of a growth spurt. This summer, a 1,800 square foot staff house is being built […]

 
 

Dunwidde to remain on Elkhorn Common Council

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent With three applicants interested in assuming the role of District 3 Alderman, the City of Elkhorn Common Council voted Monday night in favor of appointing Ron Dunwidde to fill the position until the April. Dunwidde was appointed to serve as the interim District 3 alderman in […]

 
 

Construction to begin on $15 million HHS building

Construction to begin on $15 million HHS building

New facility to replace 47-year-old structure built as mental hospital Vicky Wedig SLN staff Construction of a new $15 million Health and Human Services Department building will begin this month on the Walworth County campus on Highway NN. The 77,500-square-foot building will replace the 47-year-old building on the south side […]

 
 

Project helps beautify downtown Elkhorn

Project helps beautify downtown Elkhorn

By Heather Ruenz Sln Staff What began as a simple idea – to improve the beautification of downtown Elkhorn – quickly grew into a reality and now, 72 pots can be seen throughout the city boasting flowers and plants. It’s all about making the right connections, according to Stephanie Hansen, […]

 
 

Someplace Else changing hands

Delay in liquor license approval as manager takes over By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Someplace Else restaurant is expected to continue business as usual for at least an additional 60 days while its new owner works to submit a new application for a liquor license. Current owners Kris and Denny Mohr […]

 
 

Lakeland Players to hold auditions

Lakeland Players will hold auditions this month for the hit Broadway Musical “Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?” at the Sprague Theater, 15 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn. Auditions will be held at 7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 27 and 28. An accompanist will be provided but those […]

 
 

Summertime on the square

Summertime on the square

Corn & Brat Days, held Aug. 3 and 4 in Veterans Park on the square in Elkhorn, features artisans and crafters, food and live entertainment including performances by numerous community acts. Ella Storlie, Sienna Reece and Abby Kiel help out at the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce booth. See more […]

 
 

Statewide races top primary ballot

Votes are limited to one party only next Tuesday Local voters will face decisions in several state and areawide races in next Tuesday’s primary election. Most notably, the ballot includes races for governor, U.S. Senate and the 1st District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Polls in all communities […]