Elkhorn

Star Spangled Celebration

Star Spangled Celebration

Emily Kruse (right) and Alliah North, of the Elkhorn FFA, show off their spirit and smiles at the Star Spangled Celebration in Elkhorn June 29. The event included kids’ games, food and drinks, a performance by the Holton Community Band and a fireworks show. See more photos in the July […]

 
 

Elkhorn Council OKs fairgrounds access road

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted in favor of an access road to connect the Market Street project to the city water tow-er on the Walworth County Fairgrounds at its June 18 meeting. Alderman Scott McClory said the city was approached by representatives of the […]

 
 

Rotary Club of Elkhorn impacts greater community

Rotary Club of Elkhorn impacts greater community

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Rotary Club of Elkhorn has been involved in the community for 49 years and has put its support behind End Polio Now, Shelter Box International, Elkhorn Rotary Soccer Field, Habitat for Humanity, Elkhorn Area High School scholarships, the Youth Exchange program and many local […]

 
 

Elkhorn sump pump ordinance discussed by committee

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Municipal Services and Utilities Committee met Monday to discuss the city’s ordinance requiring that sump pumps be connected to storm drainage sewers. Under ordinance 13.4.040, all sump pumps are required to be connected to existing storms sewers, laterals or storm sewer catch […]

 
 

Ready to represent

Ready to represent

Special Olympian to compete at USA Games By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Steve Power, a Special Olympian from Elkhorn, said he’s looking forward to competing at the national USA Games in Seattle, but doesn’t appear to be too worked up about it. “It’s my first time going to nationals and […]

 
 

Mole Fest in Elkhorn this weekend

Elkhorn Mole Fest is a Mexican food and music festival making its debut at the Walworth County Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday. The event will also feature a Mole competition among Mexican families and restaurants. Mole is the generic name for a number of sauces originally used in Mexican cuisine, as […]

 
 

Zombie Bowl to benefit Alzheimer’s Association

In an effort to “save our brains and strike out Alzheimer’s” Bonnie Beam-Stratz and her family have created the Zombie Bowl, to be held Saturday, June 30 at Delavan Lanes, 509 S. 7th St. in Delavan. Beam-Stratz, a community outreach coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association, said she and her sisters […]

 
 

Hey there!

Hey there!

At the 42nd Annual Walworth County Farm Bureau Dairy Breakfast, June 16 at the fairgrounds, the cooks had the griddles fired up early and there were rides and a variety of family-friendly activities. At Kylecrest Holsteins and Jerseys, Elkhorn, the featured farm for tours during the breakfast, guests learned about […]

 
 

Elkhorn utilities director elected to board

Elkhorn utilities director elected to board

John Murphy, Utilities Director for the City of Elkhorn, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin. He was elected to the post of first vice president at the trade association’s Annual Conference May 18. His one-year term will conclude […]

 
 

Copper Square apartment project in Elkhorn flounders

Council approves 72 units; owner claims project won’t be feasible at less than 108 By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of approving a planned unit development overlay and general development plan for a 72-unit apartment project at the corner of West Market […]