Elkhorn

Final preparations underway for EASD

Final preparations underway for EASD

Resilience Coordinator leads ‘Passion for our Community’ program By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent In preparing for the return to school, Elkhorn Area School District’s Community Resilience Outreach Coordinator Senta Holmes said she has been hard at work making sure students and families are ready for the return to school with a […]

 
 

Historical Society expanding its reach

They hope to connect with students and teachers By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer The Walworth County Historical Society is putting forth a special effort to reach out to students and teachers who may not be able to visit some of the society’s sites due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to […]

 
 

Open Arms Dental Clinic opens

Open Arms Dental Clinic opens

It will serve uninsured Walworth County residents Open Arms Free Clinic, Inc. cut the ceremonial dental floss ribbon last week to unveil its newest expansion, the Open Arms Dental Clinic in Elkhorn. After a full year of securing private community support, it was the $150,000 grant award in late 2019 […]

 
 

Senator honored

Senator honored

From the left: State Sen. Steve Nass accepts the Building Wisconsin award from Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin members Jesse Adams and Ben Adams of Adams Electric in Elkhorn. Nass received the award for his efforts to close the construction skills gap during the last legislative session.

 
 

It was classic

It was classic

Countryside Classics held an Open House and Car Show Aug. 8 featuring networking, the car show, treats and raffle prizes. The company, 1525 N. Country Club Parkway in Elkhorn, specializes in classic car restoration, customizing and performance services. For more information call Countryside at 262-740-1959 or visit countrysideclassicswi.com. See more […]

 
 

Community mourns beloved officer

Community mourns beloved officer

Joe Kirkpatrick served as PD’s school liaison officer for past 15 years By Kellen Olshefski CORRESPONDENT Beloved police officer and long-time school liaison officer for the Elkhorn Area School District, Joe Kirkpatrick Jr., 56, died at home Aug. 18, according to a press release from Elkhorn Police Chief Joel Christensen. […]

 
 

Site for future senior center eyed in Elkhorn

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council recently voted in favor of allotting up to $2,000 to fund appraisal services for the site being considered for a potential senior center. At its Aug. 3 meeting, the council voiced support for potentially pursuing a senior center with a […]

 
 

EASD students to return to school Sept. 8

District plan keeps children’s safety in mind and allows flexibility By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The Elkhorn Area School District recently released its plan for students to return to school for the upcoming, 2020-2021 school year. The reopening plan – which calls for students to return to school in-person Sept. 8 […]

 
 

Breaking ground

Breaking ground

Officials gather at the site of the future City of Elkhorn government center, on Seymour Court, Aug. 17 for a brief groundbreaking ceremony. From the left: Mayor Bruce Lechner, Aldermen Scott McClory, Tim Shiroda, Ron Dunwiddie and Frank Boggs, City Administrator Jim Heilman and Bill Henry of Kehoe-Henry & Associates. […]

 
 

Details released on Fur & Feather Sale

Buyers will be able to bid and donate directly to exhibitors By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Despite the Walworth County Agricultural Society Board’s decision late last month to cancel the 171st Walworth County Fair, several events will still happen including the Fur & Feather Sale. “To help safely raise the […]