Archive for: July, 2017

Finger-licking good

Finger-licking good

Elkhorn Ribfest finds continued success at second-annual event By Kellen Olshefski Correspondent Elkhorn Ribfest proved to be a finger-licking success when it returned to the Walworth County Fairgrounds July 14-16 for its second annual event, drawing a wide selection of barbecue vendors and a large crowd. Despite heavy rainfall earlier […]


They can be monsters

They can be monsters

The cast of Summer Elk Players (above) will present the musical, “We Are Monsters,” at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, July 28 and 29 at Elkhorn Middle School. Jessica Winters (left, from the left), Lily Deron and Serenity Jensen rehearse a scene Monday morning. Admission is free though donations are […]


Farm-to-table dinner takes on a new twist

Farm-to-table dinner takes on a new twist

Michael Fields annual farm dinner to feature seafood from the Gulf By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The Michael Fields Agricultural Institute’s farm-to-table dinners have been a big success for the farm over the past three years and this year they’re doing something new with the Farm and Sea Conservation Dinner. […]


Man to be sentenced for assault, child porn

An Elkhorn man is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 10 after reaching a plea agreement in two felony cases – one for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl and another for having child pornography. Neal R. Moss, 60, pleaded guilty July 3 in Walworth County Circuit Court to one of the […]


Second installment of property taxes due

The second installment for the 2016 real estate property taxes is due to the Walworth County treasurer on or before July 31. Taxpayers should include the tax bill coupon or a tax identification number with all payments, whether paying in person or by mail. Payment can be made in person […]



Imogene Marie Atkinson-Keats, 98, of East Troy, died July 26, 2017. She was born in Elkhorn, to Fred and Lillian Baltzer Share. She was a graduate of Elkhorn High School. She married Ned Atkinson in 1941 and they lived the rest of her life in the East Troy area. They […]


School Board approves additional teacher at elementary school

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff With the state budget and school funding still up in the air, the East Troy School Board voted on July 17 to hire an additional fourth-grade teacher for Prairie View Elementary School for the 2017-18 school year. The position had been part of the budget […]


Village Board approves purchase, training for naloxone use by police

By Tracy Ouellette SLN Staff The East Troy Village Board approved Police Chief Alan Boyes’ request to equip the village’s squad cars with Narcan at the July 17 meeting. The chief, who said he had previously been against having the drug, which is used to reverse the effects of opioid […]


Darien seeks county’s help dealing with odor

It’s linked to businesses in township By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Darien Village Board passed a resolution and authorized sending a letter July 17 to the Walworth County Board asking for its help in solving an odor problem that has plagued the village and town of Darien for about […]


Teen pleads guilty

  Lesser charges in videotaping sex case could lead to jail time, fines A felony charge against a Genoa City teenager for his role in circulating images of a sexual encounter with a Badger High School classmate was dismissed. Instead, Tias L. Larson, now 18, pleaded guilty July 7 to […]