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Blood donations could garner scholarships

Blood donations could garner scholarships

The Walworth County Education Consortium will host a blood drive at the Alternative High School from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 4. In addition to helping patients in need of blood, if the drive meets its pledge requirements, the Red Cross will sponsors scholarships for Alternative High School students […]

 
 

EAHS senior a nominee for Presidential Scholars Program

EAHS senior a nominee for Presidential Scholars Program

Elkhorn Area High School recently announced Kevin Romero, a senior, has been selected as one of 20state-level nominees for the national U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The criteria for successfully becoming a national finalists are: ACT or SAT scores; excelling in fine arts; demonstrating ability and accomplishment in the career and […]

 
 

Egg hunting fun

Egg hunting fun

Kayla and Michael Randall (above) participate in a game at First Lutheran Church March 24; at Elkhorn Area High School’s FFA-sponsored event earlier that morning, Eli Polyock, 1, (right) thinks the egg he found is a treat. (Dave Dresdow and Heather Ruenz photos)

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

The March 29 Elkhorn Independent includes: • Pre-election coverage including comments from a resident running as a write-in alongside two incumbents for the Elkhorn Area School District Board, a contested race for the District 6 Walworth County Board, which includes the City of Elkhorn and Town of Sugar Creek, an […]

 
 

Irish celebration

Irish celebration

Above:(from the left) Timmy Sullivan, Reese Sullivan, Kelly Sullivan, Matthew Franz, Zach Chapman, Nathan Chapman and Stephanie Chapman help out at the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Elkhorn March 17, an event that featured church and greater community members stopping by for a traditional Irish […]

 
 

Arrows of light

Arrows of light

At Elkhorn Cub Scout Pack 225 held their Blue & Gold banquet, March 3 at West Side Elementary School, WEBELOS II Scouts (top photo, from the left in front) Dominic Brandt, Weston Holmes, Isaac Redford, Jameson Rush and Nick Trombley pose for pictures with Elkhorn Boy Scout Troop 243 after […]

 
 

Elkhorn Council approves fireworks display

Annual show will cost an extra $500 this year By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At its March 19 meeting, the City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of approving spending an extra five percent on fireworks for the 2018 July 4 fireworks display. The approved fireworks display will cost […]

 
 

Striking smiles

Striking smiles

VIP Services’ 10th Annual Bowl-a-thon Fundraiser, March 3 at Delavan Lanes, resulted in more than $16,000 being raised. Above: Rob Likes (from the left) Angi Havlik, Melissa Lee, Lindsey Duesterbeck and Julie Cotter keep things running. Right: Andy Smith, bowling on the lane sponsored by his long time employer Stinebrinks’ […]

 
 

Barnyard Bargain Bonanza time

Barnyard Bargain Bonanza time

Barnyard Bargain Bonanza, an indoor flea market featuring numerous vendors offering trendy treasures, collectibles, handiwork, garage good and more, will be held 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 24 at the Walworth County Fairgrounds. The event offers free admission and parking and food is available for purchase. No early […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

The March 22 issue of the Elkhorn Independent features: • Elkhorn Area high school and middle school students participated in the National Student Walkout. Coverage includes comments from administrator Jason Tadlock on the approach district officials took prior to and during the event; • The Elkhorn Common Council, at its […]

 
 
 
 
 

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