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Making the play of his life

Making the play of his life

Area native shares message about mental illness, suicide By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Sometimes it takes years for a person to find his or her way, especially if the path they were on turned into one of drug abuse to the point of devising a plan to take their own […]

 
 

Public Works garage site discussed

City seeking proposals for environmental assessment By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent At a special council meeting on April 30, the City of Elkhorn Common Council opted in favor of getting at least two proposals for an environmental assessment of the land the current Public Works garage sits on with the hope […]

 
 

A little change goes a long way

A little change goes a long way

      Members of the Jackson Elementary School Student Council present a check to the officers of Hope Now, Inc. recently. When the council learned more about what Hope Now does for the local community, they encouraged all of the students and staff at Jackson Elementary to bring quarters and loose […]

 
 

Bethel UMC to host golf outing

Bethel United Methodist Church has a 145-year history of serving Elkhorn and the neighbors of the community. For the past 12 years, the church has hosted Birdies Fore Bethel Golf Outing, Luncheon, Raffle and Silent Auction. Funds raised help the church support many organizations including the Elkhorn Food Pantry, Twin […]

 
 

Overcoming tremendous odds

Overcoming tremendous odds

Families endure hardships, but children the real heroes during journeys with cancer By Todd Mishler SLN Staff Owen Yanke loves everything about superheroes, having attended multiple Comic-Con events in Chicago and Madison. “Some of them are regular people who do amazing things and other ones have special powers because of […]

 
 

Some like it hot

Some like it hot

Lakeland Players to present ‘Sugar’ the next two weekends Director and Choreographer David Whitney, of Delavan, has put together a sweet cast for the final Lakeland Players production of the season. “Sugar” – a roaring, rollicking, dancing and singing take off of the classic movie, “Some Like It Hot” will […]

 
 

The big premiere

The big premiere

The theme at Lakeland School’s prom, held April 27 at the Monte Carlo Room, was “Big Hollywood Premiere.” Starring (center) were Mathew Karasek and Denise Luevano, as king and queen, with their supporting cast of (left) Will Griffin, Angie Bishop, (right) Tierra Hollinquest and Nathan Fidler. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

The May 3 Elkhorn Independent includes the following:recently • Elkhorn Rotary Club members and Elkhorn Area Middle School students team up in a tree-planting project near the school in conjunction with Earth Day; • The city’s sidewalks project will proceed as planned following the April 30 vote by the Common […]

 
 

Elkhorn sidewalk projects to proceed as planned

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously last week in favor of continuing the sidewalk extension project along West Lawn and Edgewood avenues. Below is a recap of what happened at the Municipal Services and Utilities Committee meeting that led to the council revisiting the […]

 
 

Elkhorn Area School District leading the way

Elkhorn Area School District leading the way

Recently earned distinguished honor for its STEM, career learning By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Elkhorn Area School District was recently recognized as a Project Lead The Way Distinguished District for providing access to transformative learning opportunities for its students through PLTW programs. The EASD is one of just over 30 […]

 
 
 
 
 

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