Elkhorn

Season of giving

Season of giving

      At the annual Christmas Day Dinner Dec. 25 at the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce, Kelly Hayden, Dan Wedige and Colleen Huberty serve food. The event relies on donations from local businesses, organizations and individuals and this year welcomed more than 100 guests. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Cyber security class teaches students life lessons

By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Elkhorn Area High School teacher Jerry Iserloth predicts the need for employees with cyber security knowledge is going to explode. With businesses such as Foxconn coming to Wisconsin, he said, someone will need to protect them. “I want to see more of an awareness (of cyber […]

 
 

It’s the holiday season

It’s the holiday season

      One of Elkhorn Area High School’s choirs performs during the annual holiday concert Dec. 17 in the James Wehner Auditorium at the high school. A variety of the school’s choirs performed that night, covering a wide assortment of holiday-related pieces. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Event aims to stop human trafficking

An event to discuss human trafficking and sexual assault will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 10 in the Elkhorn Area High School auditorium. According to Fight to End Exploitation Inc., southeastern Wisconsin’s geographical location is on a known trafficking route in the Midwest and a known breeding […]

 
 

City to combine administrative roles

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 5-1 last week in favor of an administrative transition that will combine the city administrator and finance director roles upon the retirement of current City Administrator Sam Tapson. The Human Resources Committee had previously recommended the transition to the […]

 
 

Warm hearts

Warm hearts

      At the Elkhorn Christmas Parade earlier this month, local scouts give away hot chocolate and cookies as a way to thank the community for its support. The scouts teamed up with their chartering organization, the Elkhorn Lions Club, which was holding a drive for the Elkhorn Food Pantry. Shown […]

 
 

The Big Bundle Up underway in county

Donations to be given to the Clothing Outreach Center in Elkhorn The Walworth County Visitors Bureau is accepting new or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, mittens and other warm clothing items as part of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s Big Bundle Up campaign. The Big Bundle Up is a statewide […]

 
 

Man allegedly stole from Williams Bay home

An initial appearance is scheduled for Dec. 27 for an Elkhorn man charged with taking a woman’s checks and stealing items from her property in Williams Bay. Branden D. Peters, 25, was charged Dec. 11 in Walworth County Circuit Court with burglary of a building or dwelling, identity theft to […]

 
 

Holiday spirit glows

Holiday spirit glows

      Earning the top spot in the Elkhorn Arts Foundation’s Business Christmas Decorating Contest are (center) Julie and Greg Ingersoll of Wausau Homes, being presented their award by Cindy Bilello (left) and Dawn Heath. The other top two businesses honored were Toe to Toe Ballet School, second, and Someplace Else, […]

 
 

Council votes in favor of sewer rate increase

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor of increasing sewer rates for residents in 2019 at its meeting Monday night. The 2019 rates will amount to Walworth County Metropolitan Sewerage District’s loading rates plus 10 percent. For the average household, this is expected […]