Elkhorn

Summertime on the square

Summertime on the square

Corn & Brat Days, held Aug. 3 and 4 in Veterans Park on the square in Elkhorn, features artisans and crafters, food and live entertainment including performances by numerous community acts. Ella Storlie, Sienna Reece and Abby Kiel help out at the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce booth. See more […]

 
 

Statewide races top primary ballot

Votes are limited to one party only next Tuesday Local voters will face decisions in several state and areawide races in next Tuesday’s primary election. Most notably, the ballot includes races for governor, U.S. Senate and the 1st District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Polls in all communities […]

 
 

Elkhorn teen allegedly stole backpacks for homeless

An Elkhorn teenager was charged July 25 with breaking into a stand at the Walworth County Fairgrounds and stealing items that had been collected for a homeless shelter. Dillon L. Leonard, 17, is charged with burglary of a building or dwelling and three counts of misdemeanor theft, all as a […]

 
 

National Night Out tonight at the fairgrounds

The public is invited to a countywide celebration of a national program that promotes community safety tonight at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn. Neighborhoods throughout Walworth County are asked to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 35th annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event. […]

 
 

‘The future of healthcare is bright’

‘The future of healthcare is bright’

Elkhorn HOSA team 26 strong at international competition By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The Elkhorn HOSA chapter took a record 26 students to compete at the HOSA International Leadership Conference 2018 in Dallas recently. Of that group, 19 students made it to the final round of their event, one team […]

 
 

Group says voters should have opinion on marijuana

Group says voters should have opinion on marijuana

Walworth County residents (not in order) Gary Baldwin, Mary Burpee, Bob Cole, Bob Peryea, Steven Doelder, Elliott Las and Jim Anton take part in a postcard-signing event at the Democratic Party of Walworth County office last week as part of an effort requesting the Walworth County Board of Supervisors revisit […]

 
 

Corn & Brat Days just around the corner

Highlights include live music, community acts and a family movie Enjoy the sounds, smells and tastes of summer and support the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce. Formerly known as Festival of Summer, the event is being revived by the chamber and will be held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 3 and […]

 
 

Elkhorn District construction to wrap up this fall

Elkhorn District construction to wrap up this fall

By Bridget Bartal Staff Writer The Elkhorn Area School District’s Referendum projects are expected to conclude during the beginning of the school year this fall. The second referendum was passed in the fall of 2016 and construction began during the spring of 2017. The referendum includes a new greenhouse, an […]

 
 

Bird in Walworth County tests positive for West Nile

A red-tailed hawk found in Walworth County on July 13 has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Walworth County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1, according to the Walworth County Division of Public Health. […]

 
 

A special night for Elkhorn baseball

A special night for Elkhorn baseball

‘Old’ guys edge out young Elks in annual alumni game By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer Last week the Elkhorn baseball program held its 2nd annual alumni game, which was entertaining in and of itself. But the most memorable moment for many present was a special ceremony to honor Roger Larsen […]