Elkhorn

Local educator honored for leadership

Local educator honored for leadership

EAMS principal has been a student advocate since he attended EAHS By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent One of Middle School Principal Bryan Frost’s memories about his days as a student at Elkhorn Area High School revolves around being a voice for others. His high school leadership consisted of being class president […]

 
 

EMS devices at traffic signals in Elkhorn on hold

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Councilmembers opted in favor of holding off on the installation of emergency vehicle preemption devices at the two traffic signals at the Interstate 43 and Highway 67 intersections at a Committee of the Whole meeting Monday. The decision came after learning the Department of Transportation said […]

 
 

Showing their heart

Showing their heart

Gateway class delivers – and receives – the gift of friendship By Heather Ruenz SLN Staff Candace Ruman, a human services teacher at Gateway Technical College in Elkhorn, works with students who plan to become counselors and social workers. But even she was touched by a recent project her class took […]

 
 

A helping hand

A helping hand

The Elkhorn Area Women’s Club Christmas House Walk raised $2,000 for VIP Services, Inc. Presenting the check to Linda Cheney of VIP (center) are Kathy Papenfus (left) and Karen Gonzales (right), the club’s co-chairs for this year’s April 10 Card and Game Night Scholarship fundraiser. The club has been donating […]

 
 

Walworth County Finance Director named

Walworth County Finance Director named

By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Jessica Conley, an Elkhorn Area High School graduate, was named the Finance Director for Walworth County at the special joint meeting of the Human Resources and Finance Committees Feb.12. The County Board of Directors approved the nomination. Conley was the comptroller of the county since 2007 […]

 
 

Council denies liquor license

Applicant’s history, issues at other stores noted by police chief By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of denying a liquor license last week for Sunny’s Liquor, after several issues in the applicant’s history were brought to the forefront. Sunny’s Liquor is a […]

 
 

Taking steps to protect seniors

Tri-county triad to address the many facets of elder abuse By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Elder abuse is not only neglect or verbal/physical abuse. It’s a trend toward seniors being taken advantage of simply because they’re vulnerable, according to Carol Dreger. Dreger lives at Westshire Farms, a senior community in Delavan, […]

 
 

County sees more children in welfare system

By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Partly due to the rise in opiates and other drug use, there is a marked increased of children in the welfare system, Director of Health and Human Services Elizabeth Aldred said at the Department of Health and Human Services meeting Jan. 16. “The child welfare funding […]

 
 

Service with a smile

Service with a smile

At the Elkhorn Lions Club’s Roast Beef & Chicken Dinner Jan. 27 at Sperino’s Monte Carlo Room, club members Marlene Schoenbeck, Cindy Klewin, Joyce Hammel and Jean Krieg along with baby – and possible future member – Camilla Vigueras) greet guests. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Dementia Friendly meeting slated

The Dementia Friendly Community Initiative of Walworth County will be holding it’s bi-monthly meeting at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 14, at the A.D.R.C. offices at the Walworth County Health & Human Services (east entrance), W4051 County Road NN, Elkhorn. The meeting will include planning and discussion of upcoming events and […]