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Elkhorn native to compete for 2013 Fairest of the Fair

Elkhorn native to compete for 2013 Fairest of the Fair

By Kellen Olshefski Staff Writer For Elkhorn native Emily Watson, the Walworth County Fair and the Fairest of the Fair have contributed greatly to who she is today. Pursuing Fairest of the Fair was the next logical step in sharing that experience. Born and raised in Elkhorn on a small […]

 
 

Walworth County deputies cleared in fatal shooting death of Elkhorn man

Walworth County deputies cleared in fatal shooting death of Elkhorn man

DA will not request inquest By Tyler Lamb Editor The Walworth County district attorney has cleared four deputies involved in the June 13 fatal shooting of an Elkhorn man. In an Aug. 7 letter, District Attorney Daniel A. Necci said the deputies who shot and killed 39-year-old Jeremiah Krubert did so […]

 
 

Paddle, walk against domestic violence and sexual abuse planned

A special “Poker Run” fundraising event will be held Sunday, Aug. 25 from 7 until 11 a.m. to benefit the local non-profit organization, The Association for the Prevention of Family Violence. Participants have the choice of paddling or walking on the Lake Geneva shore path, stopping at various piers or […]

 
 

Genealogy forum set

The Walworth County Genealogical Society and Matheson Memorial Library will present a hands-on open genealogy research forum from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the library, 101 N. Wisconsin St. Members of the genealogical society will answer questions and demonstrate genealogy websites and software. For more information, visit […]

 
 

164th Walworth County Fair coming

Media outlets from across the county were introduced to this year’s fair last week, as the Walworth County Fair readies for its 164th year. The annual media day was held at the Elkhorn Garage. There, Sue Pruessing, fair media director, and Ed Sokolowski, president of the Walworth County Fair, revved […]

 
 

WISTAX: The partisan political uses of state budgets

Outside the Wisconsin Capitol building, people see the state budget as an accounting summary, a financial plan, or perhaps a shopping list. Budgets set spending levels, identify priorities, and allocate available funds. But for those under and around the dome, biennial budgets are also political. The trend toward budgets as […]

 
 

Double the fun: Elkhorn native participating in Twins Day Festival

Double the fun: Elkhorn native participating in Twins Day Festival

Every year thousands of doubles arrive at the national twin festival in Twinsburg, Ohio and this year Jean Henderson, Elkhorn, and her identical sister, Joan Davis of SunCity/Huntley, will be joining in the festivities. “We just celebrated our 65th birthday” Jean explained, “and decided this was the year to finally […]

 
 

Elkhorn native earns “Premier Advisor Designation”

Wells Fargo Advisors has for the ninth consecutive year, designated Tyson Jon Ray, managing director – Investments, as a member of the firm’s Premier Advisors Program. This distinction reflects Ray’s achievement of professional success by meeting or exceeding Wells Fargo Advisors’ high standards as measured by one or more of […]

 
 

BOGO card to help save money at area businesses

There’s a new way to save in Walworth County, with the release of the Buy One Get One (BOGO) card. The BOGO card works at many Walworth County businesses, most of which are in Elkhorn, Lake Geneva, Whitewater, Delavan and East Troy. The visitor’s bureau designed the card so community […]

 
 

Emerald ash borer confirmed in Elkhorn, Walworth County

The emerald ash borer has been confirmed in the City of Elkhorn, the Town of East Troy, and the Village of Genoa City in Walworth County, according to a release from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. The first confirmation of EAB in Walworth County was in […]

 
 
 
 
 

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