Elkhorn

City looking into sewer lateral program

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Municipal Services and Utilities Committee began reviewing a proposed Sewer Lateral Inspection and Rehabilitation Program at its meeting Monday night. City Administrator Sam Tapson said a study was completed previously in response to infiltration and inflow problems the city experiences, noting that […]

 
 

Mini Maker Faire Saturday

Event to feature more than 100 makers By Heather Ruenz SLN staff More than 100 makers will be at Elkhorn Area Middle School Saturday to share their do-it-yourself projects at the Mini Maker Faire, from hobbies and unique inventions to prototypes and new products coming to market. Attendees will have […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

The Jan. 25 Elkhorn Independent includes the following: • Detailed coverage of a human trafficking event including Theresa Flores’ story about being a victim as a teenager. • A preview of the Mini Maker Faire, set for Saturday at Elkhorn Area Middle School • Coverage from the City of Elkhorn’s […]

 
 

Learn how to be dementia friendly

Free ‘train the trainer’ event being offered Jan. 29 By Heather Ruenz SLN staff An event geared toward teaching businesses, churches and community members how to be more dementia friendly will be held Jan. 29 in Elkhorn. The types of dementia include: Alzheimer’s disease, Frontotemporal dementia, Lewy body disease, vascular […]

 
 

A Starry Night

A Starry Night

Students at Dreams Studio perform in the studio’s winter recital “A Starry Night” at the Walworth County Performing Arts Center in Elkhorn. Dreams Studio is located upstairs at 422 N. Wisconsin St., Elkhorn. For more information visit dreamsstudioelkhorn.com, email Jennifer Kiel at dreamsstudio2014@gmail.com or call 262-930-4772. See more photos on […]

 
 

Council opts for new materials on project

Excess items from district construction not suitable as is By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of using off-site materials for the East Market Street project at its meeting Jan. 15. City Engineer Greg Calhoun told councilmembers that contractors are about 40 percent […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

The Jan. 18 Elkhorn Independent includes the following: • Read coverage from the Jan. 15 City of Elkhorn Common Council meeting in which council members opted to use new materials for the East Market Street project versus excess materials from the school district’s referendum projects. • Meet the first baby […]

 
 

City’s District 2 seat open

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn is seeking interested parties to fill the aldermanic seat for District 2 on the Common Council. Alderman Michael Kluck, who has held the seat for nearly the past three years, is moving from the district and has officially resigned from his seat […]

 
 

Welcome to the world

Welcome to the world

Area hospital announces first baby of the year By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Though Libby Walbrandt and her fiancé, Klint Grover, liked the name Aurora several years ago, they were able to make it official early in the morning Jan. 1 when their daughter was born at Aurora Lakeland Medical […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

• Detailed coverage from the Jan. 8 Municipal Services and Utilities Committee meeting in which committee members – following a lengthy discussion – voted to recommend a governmental body be formed to work with a consultant and oversee planned improvements for Babe Mann Park. • See who’s on the ballot […]

 
 
 
 
 

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