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One, two, three!

One, two, three!

A team from Northside Intermediate School in Milton jumps into the water during the Polar Plunge as part of Whitewater’s annual Freeze Fest event Feb. 13. In addition to the plunge the event featured a chili cook-off at Cravath Lakefront Park and sled dog rides at Irvin L. Young Memorial […]

 
 

Subject in custody following active police presence in Elkhorn

Subject in custody following active police presence in Elkhorn

  By Kellen Olshefski Editor A subject is in custody after police asked residents to avoid Elkhorn’s Jackson Creek subdivision because of an active police scene Monday evening. Around 5 p.m. Monday night, the Elkhorn Police Department posted on its Facebook page that it was at an active police scene […]

 
 

A stairway of literacy

A stairway of literacy

By Tom Ganser Correspondent In a creative project combining art and literacy, Whitewater Middle School students recently painted the risers on a staircase in the school. The stairs are visible from the Elizabeth Street entrance to the school and feature titles of books. The art integration project, under the guidance […]

 
 

Hanging on

Hanging on

This female cardinal catches her balance in the blustery winds that blow in Sunday following the first snowstorm of the season Nov. 20 and 21 with amounts between 7 and 12 inches reported in southeast Wisconsin. (Bob Mischka photo)

 
 

On the tarmac

Terry Cooper takes a break in his powered parachute at the Friends of the East Troy Airport’s annual open house and pancake breakfast on Sunday morning. (Photo by Randy Timms)

Steve Ward (from left), Zac Messenger, Ken Fries, Tom Selzer and Ken Brown check out the engine on one of the warbirds on display. (Photo by Randy Timms) Terry Cooper takes a break in his powered parachute at the Friends of the East Troy Airport’s annual open house and pancake […]

 
 

MACC games

MACC games

D-DHS graduate and Beloit College student athlete Tyler Butke dunks during the game. (Michael Hall Photo)

 
 

A lot of heart

A lot of heart

A boy takes off running when the color he was holding is called out at Lakeview Elementary School’s Jump Rope for Heart event April 17. Students at the school collected donations for the event, featuring a variety of activities including jump roping, aimed at keeping their hearts healthy while supporting […]

 
 

Man severely injured in three-vehicle crash

Man severely injured in three-vehicle crash

A 23-year-old Elkhorn man suffered severe injuries Tuesday morning when the car he was driving collided with a semitrailer truck and a Jeep in the Town of Walworth. Maxwell P. Osman was taken from the crash scene by Flight For Life helicopter and remained hospitalized Tuesday afternoon, according to a […]

 
 

‘Tis almost fairy time

East Troy High School’s Grace Christianson plays Puck at a recent practice of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

High School drama students to present ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ By Tracy Ouellette Editor The East Troy High School drama club will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” March 27-29 at the school, 3128 Graydon Ave. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, March 27-28, and 2 p.m. on […]

 
 

Garden club to no longer plant downtown

The East Walworth Street boulevard (pictured prior to the restoration of Uncle Hunk’s Junk) is one of the many areas in the city the Elkhorn Garden Club used to plant on regular basis. The club will no longer be planting in the city as age has made it difficult for the majority of the club’s members.

Project becoming difficult for members of the 88-year-old club By Kellen Olshefski Editor When Phyllis Olson stood in front of the City of Elkhorn Common Council two weeks ago, it was to share some somewhat disheartening news. After taking on city beautification for many years, Olson, a member of the […]