Elkhorn

Ready to put on a show

Ready to put on a show

“The Grunch,” a children’s musical to be performed by Lakeland Players Nov. 25-26 and Dec. 2-3, is the story of Rudy Grunch, a grumpy 6th grader who feels like an outsider so when the school prepares for a musical, he comes up with a plan to ruin it. It’s directed, […]

 
 

East Market Street costs on the rise

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Municipal Services and Utilities Committee was informed Nov. 13 that due to an oversight with the East Market Street expansion project, the project could now see increased costs of $295,000 in a worst-case scenario. City Administrator Sam Tapson said the contractor, Rams […]

 
 

Stir It Up breaks record

Stir It Up breaks record

At the third annual Stir It Up, a charitable fundraising event Nov. 5 at Elkhorn Area High School, Justina Rohde (above) and her mom, Sue, of Walworth, save enough room for dessert; Chris Clapper (right), director of the Elkhorn Area Chamber of Commerce, visits with Ward Phillips, of the Rotary […]

 
 

A special honor

A special honor

Elkhorn Area High School hosts a Veterans Day observance Nov. 9 and welcomes 65 area veterans for breakfast and program. During a medley of military songs performed by the high school choir, those that served in each branch of the service were asked to stand, including Ken Ellsworth, who served […]

 
 

Veterans honored at special program

Veterans honored at special program

A Veterans Day program Saturday at Heritage Hall, Elkhorn, hosted by the Walworth County Historical Society, featured speakers as well as representatives from the Daughters of the Union Veterans Civil War and Daughters of the American Revolution. Area veterans (above) were honored during the ceremony. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Sweeter than candy

Sweeter than candy

Elkhorn DECA members, including RJ Moos (from the left), Maggie Mroch, Diamond Orin, Sarah Taylor and Logan Radlein collect non-perishable food items from local homeowners in a trick-or-can event. On Oct. 27, DECA, whose student president is Haley Annes, put out bags and informational fliers at three neighborhoods in Elkhorn: […]

 
 

EAHS students take the stage

EAHS students take the stage

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Elkhorn Area High School students have put in countless hours of rehearsals in preparation for this weekend’s performances of “Pygmalion,” by George Bernard Shaw. The play, according to David Drettwan, one of the student directors, is about “how we treat people regardless of class or […]

 
 

Compassion shines in volunteer program

Compassion shines in volunteer program

By Heather Ruenz SLN staff What began as the Pink Ladies in 1963 has grown into a program that currently has 90 active volunteers at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, Elkhorn, and clinics in the area. Kathy Galstad, volunteer program manager, said the volunteers are generally retired, but also includes people […]

 
 

Just a swinging

Just a swinging

At a 1940s-style USO dance, hosted by the Walworth County Historical Society and held at the Monte Carlo Room, Elkhorn, Nov. 4, attendees take to the dance floor to the music of the Swing Nouveau Band. The dance was a fundraiser to help build a Veterans Memorial to house a […]

 
 

Committee favors adjusting compensation plan

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent The City of Elkhorn Human Resources Committee voted in favor of recommending to the council an adjustment be made to update the city’s wage and compensation plan at its Nov. 6 meeting. City Administrator Sam Tapson said the structural adjustment to the compensation plan would include […]

 
 
 
 
 

Local weather