Elkhorn

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 […]

 
 

Night Under The Lights

Night Under The Lights

At Night Under The Lights, an Elkhorn Recreation-sponsored event held June 8 at Harris Park, Vicky Lange (above) hopes to win a raffle prize. Felix Werblow (left) launches the ball while pitching for the Eye Physicians and Surgeons team. The event allows area baseball and softball players to take the […]

 
 

Tree House to host annual golf tournament

The Tree House Child and Family Center will host its eighth annual Chip in Fore Kids golf outing on June 25 at the Evergreen Golf Course in Elkhorn. The tournament will be in a four-person scramble format. Tournament day check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. and tee time is at 1 p.m. […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

The June 21 issue of the Elkhorn Independent includes coverage of the following: • The June 18 City of Elkhorn Council meeting, at which the council followed a recommendation by the Plan Commission and voted in favor of approving a planned unit development overlay and general development plan for a […]