Elkhorn

Historical Society’s season starts Sunday

The Walworth County Historical Society began its season last month and will offer programs through December. Programs will be presented at a new time – 3 p.m. –this season in an attempt to accommodate more people’s schedules. At 1 p.m. April 15, the Historical Society will host a special memorial […]

 
 

Fur and Feather Swap today

The 22nd annual Walworth County Fur and Feather Swap is set for 7 to 10 a.m. today at the Walworth County Fairgrounds in Elkhorn. The event connects vendors and buyers with small animals, equipment and crafts. A lunch stand is available inside the heated activity center. General admission to the […]

 
 

EAHS to present Les Misérables

EAHS to present Les Misérables

Performance to be reviewed for Tommy Awards By Heather Ruenz SLN staff In what director Lisa Dettman-Webb describes as “adult-themed,” Elkhorn Area High School will present Les Misérables, the school edition, this weekend at the James A. Wehner Auditorium. The musical will be performed at 7 p.m., Friday, April 13 […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

• The Elkhorn Common Council votes in favor of amending the city’s alcohol ordinance to more clearly define the period a business is required to be open to the public to receive a license; • Elkhorn Area High School will present Les Misérables April 13 and 14 in the James […]

 
 

Senior golf league season starting April 16

Senior golf league season starting April 16

The Walworth County Senior Golf Association is about to start another season of golf in Wisconsin. The league is open to men and women who are at least 50 years old. Last year the league boasted 90 members and the membership fee is $15 for the year. The league plays […]

 
 

Cloggers to perform ‘Better When We’re Dancing’

The Walworth County Cloggers youth performance team will be performing “Better When We’re Dancing” a fast paced, high-energy, clogging show celebrating Walworth County Cloggers 20th Anniversary. The show will be performed on Saturday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Irvin L. Young Auditorium at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. This […]

 
 

Elkhorn Council approves Babe Mann Park planner

By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent In a change of opinion, the City of Elkhorn Common Council voted 5-1 in favor of engaging Teska Associates Monday night for park planning services for Elkhorn’s Babe Mann Park. The idea of revamping Babe Mann Park is not a new topic, particularly in recent months […]

 
 

Project documenting Elkhorn history

Project documenting Elkhorn history

It will feature voice recordings for searchable catalog By Heather Ruenz SLN staff The motive behind a new endeavor is clear: document Elkhorn history through the voices of local people and create what will eventually be a searchable database. Spearheaded by Chad Robinson, adult services librarian at Matheson Memorial Library, […]

 
 

Homeless man allegedly robbed Elkhorn store

An initial appearance was scheduled to resume April 2 for a homeless man living in Elkhorn charged with breaking into a downtown consignment shop and stealing clothes. Patrick J. Christensen, 50, was charged March 26 in Walworth County Circuit Court with robbery with the use of force, burglary of a […]

 
 

In this week’s Independent…

In this week’s Independent…

• The City of Elkhorn Common Council revisits and ultimately approves engaging a planner for Babe Mann Park after hearing a recap of points discussed in a recent committee meeting; • An endeavor between Matheson Memorial Library and the Walworth County Historical Society aims to preserve Elkhorn history through the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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