Elkhorn

A fair time

A fair time
 
 

Summer celebration

Summer celebration

St. Patrick Parish welcomes a crowd at its annual Summer Celebration event, held Aug. 11. It featured raffles, live music, games for kids and a variety of food including Friends on the Fly where Abriel, Kelly and Leah Odling (back) have fun with Kris Welch. See more photos in the […]

 
 

Sun sets on park location

Sunset Park might no longer be a viable option for Elkhorn City Hall By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent In a Committee of the Whole meeting last week the City of Elkhorn Common Council essentially eliminated the north end of Sunset Park as a viable location for the new City Hall after […]

 
 

Trick-or-Trivia event takes off

Trick-or-Trivia event takes off

It supports adult and child programming at area library By Heather Ruenz SLN staff “People love a big party and that’s really what this has grown into. It’s a fun night with some friendly competition and supports a great cause,” Katie James said about Trick-or-Trivia. It’s an event that was […]

 
 

Meat animal sale caps off year for local youth

More than 250 Walworth County 4-H and FFA members will participate in the Walworth County Fair Meat Animal Sale Friday afternoon. For many, the activity serves as the climax of their yearlong beef, sheep, or swine market animal project experience. For 4-H members, the project year begins as early as […]

 
 

Putting on a show

Putting on a show

      Members of the Southern Wakes United Water Ski Show Team perform in a show on Elkhorn Lake in Babe Mann Park, Elkhorn, recently. The team had a strong showing at the recent state tournament where it finished second place overall in Division III, and earned four individual first-place finishes […]

 
 

Dodgeball anyone?

Dodgeball anyone?

      Police, fire and rescue personnel from throughout Walworth County participate in National Night Out Aug. 6 at the fairgrounds in Elkhorn and among the activities was a game of dodgeball between kids and firefighters. See more event photos in this week’s Southern Lakes Newspapers’ publications. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Domestic violence shelter permit denied

Councilmembers voting against permit cite variety of reasons By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent A three-year project to house a domestic violence shelter in downtown Elkhorn, which would have offered its clients the opportunity to be part of the local community, according to shelter advocates, was denied by the Common Council Monday […]

 
 

Building a future

Building a future

An area business and group of middle school students recently teamed up – with a helping hand from a slew of others – for a project to construct a playhouse. Now nearly complete, the playhouse will be raffled off as a fundraiser for New Beginnings APFV’s domestic violence shelter. Tickets […]

 
 

Lakeland Players to have auditions for ‘Evita’

Lakeland Players will have auditions for the Tony award-winning best Broadway musical, “Evita” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, and 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at the historic Sprague Theater, 15 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn. The Players are looking for adult men and women (age 16 and older) and a […]