Residents voice opinions on proposed county park

Acquiring 195 acres along White River in Town of Lyons would cost $1.91 million By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff A public information session Monday evening provided a room packed with county residents an opportunity to voice their opinions about the potential acquisition of 194.5 acres in the Town of Lyons […]


Be alert to company that is targeting seniors

The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau is issuing a nationwide alert, urging caution to seniors who may receive a telephone call from “AFD Medical Advisors,” selling a prescription drug discount plan or referencing “Medicare” and requesting a bank account number. The BBB is receiving roughly 60 inquiries each month from around […]


Nationally acclaimed theater group returns to southern Wisconsin

Nationally acclaimed theater group returns to southern Wisconsin

Audiences in southern Wisconsin will once again have the opportunity to experience the nationally acclaimed production of The Rock & The Rabbi, a musical that tells the story of the friendship between the Apostle Peter and Jesus. The production arrives in southern Wisconsin just in time for the week preceding […]


High-speed rainbow

High-speed rainbow

Driver in Elkhorn shooting to appear in court

Driver in Elkhorn shooting to appear in court

    Three charged in drive-by that allegedly involved man later killed by deputy A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 15 for an Illinois woman believed to be the driver in a drive-by shooting that involved an 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy two days later. […]


Council OKs purchase of new squad car

By John Koski SLN Staff The Elkhorn Common Council voted Monday to replace an unmarked 2003 Crown Victoria squad car with 82,547 miles on its odometer. The department’s two detectives are the primary users of the vehicle. Police Chief Joel Christensen noted that during a preventive maintenance inspection of the […]


Man sentenced for THC manufacturing, wife’s trial to come later

Marijuana-growing operation ‘got out of control’ defendant allegedly told police   By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff An Elkhorn resident has been sentenced in a marijuana growing operation busted last August and his wife is set to appear for a status conference on March 15. Christopher Hass, 34 of Elkhorn, has […]


School debt refinancing to save taxpayers $177,000

  At its Feb. 11 meeting, the Elkhorn School Board approved the refinancing of long-term debt obligations. The refinancing was made possible by the low interest rates in today’s bond market. In a presentation to the board, Michael Clark, director with Robert W. Baird, the district’s financial advisor, said that […]


Shooting victim had alleged history of violence

Man killed at hospital was involved in recent stabbing, drive-by shooting in Elkhorn   By Kellen Olshefski SLN Staff The inmate fatally shot by a Walworth County Sheriff’s Deputy in January was allegedly involved in a stabbing last March and a Jan. 19 drive-by shooting in Elkhorn. Alfredo Emilio Villarreal […]


Council approves 2013 Sunset Pool expenses

Also listens to report on regulation of sex offenders   By John Koski SLN Staff At its meeting Monday, the Elkhorn Common Council approved spending a maximum of $15,000 on repairs to Sunset Pool in 2013, with any single repair over $5,000 brought to the Municipal Services and Utilities Committee […]


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