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Elkhorn News

Department veteran to assume top post

Deputy director to head Health and Human Services By Vicky Wedig Staff Writer One of two deputy directors of the Walworth County Health and Human Services Department will take over for the outgoing director and the other will retire Friday. Elizabeth Aldred will replace retiring department head Linda Seemeyer, and […]


Taking the plunge!

Bill Gage, owner of the Geneva Lakes Cruise Line and Pier 290 plunges into the icy waters in Williams Bay Jan. 1, American flag in hand, during the annual Polar Plunge. Nearly 200 people showed up to plunge into the waters. (Penny Gruetzmacher photo)

Elkhorn area

Female Athlete of the Year

Schahczinski meant everything to Lady Elks By Chris Bennett Correspondent Erin Schahczinski is going to take the number 1,000 to her grave. “It still bothers me,” Schahczinski said. “At the end of my last game, I just started crying, because I knew if I had one more game it would […]

Walworth-Fontana area

Spreading Christmas cheer

Sharon Police Department delivers toys to 21 families With the holiday season in full effect the Village of Sharon Police Department pitched in to spread a little Christmas cheer to local children by sponsoring a Toy Drive for local area families. On Dec. 22, according to a release from the […]

East Troy

Happy birthday Alpine Valley!

Alpine Valley Resort celebrated its 50th birthday this weekend with fireworks, reduced price lift tickets and other activities. The ski resort boasts more than 90 skiable acres and 20 runs, the longest at 3,000. Set in the Sugar Creek Valley in Elkhorn, the resort offers hills for beginners through experts […]

East Troy

Around the block

St. Paul’s Lutheran School fifth and sixth graders from Miriam Holm’s class took a walking field trip to the East Troy historic village square in September. The class referenced “Memories Around the Square,” an East Troy Area Historical Society publication, as they viewed each building. Several businesses invited the class […]