Letters and columns of opinion


Matching grant leads to $80K in poverty relief

By Sal Dimiceli Contributor This week we finished distributing the assistance provided by the 2020 Family Foundation $40,000 Matching Grant and all your matching donations. It provided poverty relief to more than 95 senior citizens, veterans, children, working poor families, handicapped, and single mothers suffering in poverty in our communities. […]


Groups provide education to expand cover crop

By Mary Pat O’Connor Contributor Why cover crop? What is it? You may have heard the term and may have some idea of the concept. Agricultural best management practices and procedures are expanding throughout Walworth County by farmers interested in reducing sediment runoff and improve soil health leading to greater […]


Writers support shelter location

Below is a trio of letters that published in the Aug. 15 Elkhorn Independent:   Domestic abuse is already in the area This week, the Elkhorn Common Council is planning to consider a proposal to allow a small domestic violence shelter to be housed in the offices of New Beginnings […]