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‘Spread the Love’ at run/walk event

7th Annual Nick Van Dyke Shamrock Shuffle March 17 On Saturday, March 17, family, friends and area sports enthusiasts will come together at the Lauderdale Landing to celebrate the life and legacy of Nick Van Dyke, a local man who died unexpectedly in a work-related accident when he was 28 […]

 
 

Warm welcome

Warm welcome

Gabby and Gwen Richardson (shown with Bryan Frost) and social studies teacher John Handel, who heads the Leadership Council at Elkhorn Area High School, promoted student involvement and community betterment by creating a project that welcomed incoming students to Freshmen Fun Fest Feb. 5. The fest introduced incoming freshmen and […]

 
 

Picking up speed

Picking up speed

Cub Scout Pack 225 leaders and Bears Blake Borgen, Colton Cherone, Joshua Olson and Connor Keske cheer on the final run of the day at the annual Pinewood Derby at West Side Elementary School in Elkhorn Feb. 17. Nearly 50 cars were designed and entered to support the pack’s yearlong, […]

 
 

Elkhorn’s Harris Park to get concession stand

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Common Council voted unanimously in favor March 5 of approving the construction of a press box and concession stand at the Harris Park baseball fields. The approval was contingent on the City of Elkhorn Planning Commission approving the project at its meeting […]

 
 

Elkhorn man gets 15 years in overdose death

By Vicky Wedig SLN staff A Janesville man was sentenced Jan. 10 to 15 years in prison for the Jan. 6, 2017, overdose death of Mathew Brown in Elkhorn. Jason A. Wedell, 35, was convicted of supplying the heroin that caused Brown’s death. As part of a plea deal, Wedell […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

Highlights of what’s covered in the March 8 Elkhorn Independent include: • A local man gets 15 years for his role in the January 2017 death of a man who had overdosed in the parking lot at a company in Elkhorn • See photos of Cub Scout Pack 225’s annual […]

 
 

Former Elk earns academic, athletic honors

Former Elk earns academic, athletic honors

Jon Stopple named to regional, state and All-America teams Jon Stopple, of Elkhorn, has earned a wealth of accolades for his academic ability as well as his prowess on the soccer field as a student at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Among the honors, Stopple, a midfielder, was selected third team […]

 
 

Dems to have speaker forum

The Walworth County Democratic Party will have a speaker forum and meeting March 8. The speaker forum will feature Nathan Bond, of the Wisconsin Veterans Administration, who will talk about veterans issues in the state and proposed resolutions. The forum will begin at 7:30 p.m. after the Dems general meeting […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

Highlights of the March 1 issue of the Elkhorn Independent include: • Players, coaches and parents of the Elks football team step up to help an 11-year-old boy from the area who was injured in a car crash • The Elkhorn Food Pantry keeps its shelves stocked thanks to donations […]

 
 

EAHS hosting career education events

EAHS hosting career education events

Focus includes trades, health care, hospitality and manufacturing By Heather Ruenz SLN staff In an effort to get students more involved in a variety of career based learning experiences, including youth apprenticeships, co-ops, internships, job shadows, team projects with local businesses, and career panels, Elkhorn Area High School is embarking […]

 
 
 
 
 

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