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Fairhaven works to bridge the generation gap

Fairhaven works to bridge the generation gap

By Dave Fidlin Correspondent While the vast majority of its residents will remain ages 65 and up, executive staff at Fairhaven Senior Services recently announced an initiative aimed at bridging generational gaps. A newly instituted intergenerational intensive study program will give college-aged students an opportunity to reside at the facility […]

 
 

Planting seeds of faith

Avery Johanna McCarthy, 11, of Delavan, was killed in a car crash Oct. 24 in the Town of Whitewater.

“If everyone knew Jesus, they wouldn’t feel lonely or afraid anymore.” ~Avery Johanna McCarthy Family starts ministry for girl killed in car crash By Alexandrea Dahlstrom SLN STAFF On Oct. 24, the Delavan community learned it had lost one of their children. It seemed everybody mourned the 11-year-old girl they […]

 
 

An uncertain future for the Brookwood Parent Teacher Organization

By Karen M. Bullock CORRESPONDENT There is not a Brookwood student that hasn’t been affected by the efforts of Brookwood Parent Teacher Organization. The group has sponsored assemblies and family events at both the elementary and middle schools for many years, as well as offered services such as the student […]

 
 

Fifth Street residents stand behind their turkey

SUBMITTED PHOTO Delavan Enterprise
	The “Fifth Street turkey” wanders the neighborhood where the U.S. Postal Service stopped mail delivery after a carrier was reportedly chased and attacked by the bird.

Post office won’t deliver mail to neighborhood By Vicky Wedig SLN STAFF To North Fifth Street residents, the turkey who has wandered the neighborhood since it was born and abandoned there is one of their own. He attracts paparazzi of sorts – locals who stop to take pictures; has his […]

 
 

Wrong absentee ballots sent to city voters

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	Shirley Dettman, who lives a few doors away from Third District Alderman Ryan Schroeder, received this absentee ballot – a white First District ballot with First District Alderman Mary O’Connor’s name on it. Third District absentee voters should have received blue ballots with Schroeder and opponent Chris Lindloff’s names on them.

Clerk rectified mistake, sent correct ballots By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT When Second District resident Arlene Hessler received an absentee ballot in the mail March 12 with the names Chris Lindloff and Ryan Schroeder on it, she knew something was wrong. Schroeder and Lindloff are candidates for Delavan’s Third District […]

 
 

High-flying kid

High-flying kid

Reid Runkel of Burlington goes airborne as he competes in the Showdown at Sundown event March 15 at the Grand Geneva in Lyons. Runkel finished fourth in that event and took seventh-place overall all in the national Nielsen Enterprises Grand Finale competition in the Junior Novice 10-13 age division. (Photo […]

 
 

Geneva Ridge to host Brews & Blues Festival

Geneva Ridge to host Brews & Blues Festival

Lake Geneva is gearing up for the ultimate music and beer tasting event. At the Lake magazine will present the Craft Brews & Chicago Blues Festival from 1-5 p.m. April 6 at Geneva Ridge Resort, W4240 Highway 50, Lake Geneva. The event will feature tastings of beer from 25 micro-craft […]

 
 

Drunken driver gets seven years for 10th offense

Drunken driver gets seven years for 10th offense

By Jean Matheson Correspondent A Walworth County man with 10 drunken driving convictions is “one of most significant drunken drivers in the state,” the judge said in sentencing Gary J. Harrast to seven years in prison. Harrast, 50, whose last address was in Fontana, had been in jail for 10 […]

 
 

Delavan residents stand behind their turkey

Delavan residents stand behind their turkey

Post office won’t deliver mail to neighborhood By Vicky Wedig SLN Staff To North Fifth Street residents, the turkey who has wandered the neighborhood since it was born and abandoned there is one of their own. He attracts paparazzi of sorts – locals who stop to take pictures; has his […]

 
 

After a change of mind, Anderson runs as write-in

After a change of mind, Anderson runs as write-in

By Bob Peryea Correspondent Jerry Anderson, alderman for District 1 in Elkhorn, wasn’t going to run for office again, but when no one else stepped up, he felt he needed to make sure the people of his district were well-represented.   Anderson is running as a write-in candidate for another […]