Elkhorn

Elkhorn Council approves slew of alcohol licenses

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council approved a slew of alcohol licenses at its meeting last Monday night, the most notable of which included licenses for the Holiday Affair Craft Show and Plaza Mexico de Elkhorn, both to be held at the Walworth County Fairgrounds. The […]

 
 

The next big step

The next big step

Celebrating their most recent accomplishment are Lakeland School of Walworth County graduates, (front row) Cassidy Bischke, Denise Luevano, Chris Wasilewski, Jon Lopez, Alex Peltier, (back) Andrew VanDerWielen, Collin Anderson, Anthony Hoilien, Jordan Allen and Genesis Mayorga. The graduates were honored in a ceremony at the school on June 3. (Submitted […]

 
 

Remembering the Legion Athletic Club

Remembering the Legion Athletic Club

It featured amateur boxing in the stock pavilion at the fairgrounds By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer In addition to 2019 being the centennial celebration of the American Legion it’s the 100-year anniversary American of Legion Post 45 in Elkhorn. In honor of the post’s ongoing celebration, members are sharing its […]

 
 

Strut your Mutt at Price Park June 8

Bring your dogs and join members of the Walworth-Jefferson County Chapter of the Ice Age Trail on a hike on Saturday, June 8 at Price Park in Elkhorn. Meet in the parking lot by 10 a.m. for a map and choose the length of trail that you want to hike. […]

 
 

United Way gearing up for annual 5K

This year’s event will be on paved surfaces and avoid traffic By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer The United Way of Walworth County is gearing up for its 10th Annual Run United 5K and 1-mile walk/run on Saturday, June 22. The event was moved to a week later and there’s been […]

 
 

Council approves conditional use permits

They’ll allow for business expansion and creation By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council approved a pair of conditional use permits and a rezone at its meeting Monday night, one that will allow for the expansion of a current business in Elkhorn and the other for the […]

 
 

Elkhorn to be featured on Discover Wisconsin

A premier showing of ‘Postcard Perfect’ will be held June 4 By Heather Ruenz Staff writer Prior to the official airing of an upcoming episode of Discover Wisconsin that will feature Elkhorn – titled “Postcard Perfect” – a premier showing will be held at Elkhorn Area High School. “The premier […]

 
 

Playground equipment at Elkhorn park to be replaced

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent City of Elkhorn councilmembers voted 5-0 May 13 in favor of removing the current playground equipment at Elkhorn’s Rotary Park soccer complex and replacing it with modular equipment at a cost that is not to exceed $10,000. According to a memo from City Administrator Sam Tapson, […]

 
 

Musical talent taken to the next level

Musical talent taken to the next level

EAHS students compete at state; four nominated for ‘exemplary performance’ Wisconsin School Music Association recently announced the 526 middle school and high school students and large ensembles identified by adjudicators for “exemplary performances” in State Solo & Ensemble. The students competed at one of 10 university locations on April 27, […]

 
 

A fest of fun

A fest of fun

      At the annual Lakeland School Fest event, held Saturday at the school in Elkhorn, attendees were treated to vendors and crafters selling items, games, the opportunity to win raffle items, a live auction, a rummage and book sale and a variety of food and snacks. Among the numerous volunteers, […]