Delavan

Bittersweet

Bittersweet

On June 13, the Delavan Lioness had a paver laid at Congdon Gardens in Delavan, commemorating the club’s 41 years of service to Lions International, which came to an end June 30. Delavan Lioness present include, from the left: (front) Joyce Popera, Carol Ann Rickard, Kathleen Kilkenny, Carol Anderson, Lynn […]

 
 

Town of Delavan grants liquor license renewal to Cattails

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent A battle between Mike Jonas, owner of Cattails Bar and his neighbors went the way of the bar owner last week. The town board approved a liquor license renewal that several of the bar’s neighbors had opposed. Several neighbors spoke during public comments at the […]

 
 

Wisconsin School for the Deaf celebrates grads

Wisconsin School for the Deaf celebrates grads

Two students from this area among the Class of 2020 By Heather Ruenz Staff Writer The Wisconsin School for the Deaf had nine graduating seniors this year. The residential school for students 3 to 21 years old who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind from throughout the state of […]

 
 

Fire/EMS referendum under consideration

It would serve the Darien, Sharon and Walworth communities By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent A presentation last week offered details about a proposed joint Fire/EMS contracted service agreement with five other municipalities that could provide each with better more reliable service. It was presented at the June 15 Darien Village […]

 
 

BREAKING: Crews on scene of fire

BREAKING: Crews on scene of fire

Multiple departments are currently on the scene of a structure fire in the Sunset Meadows complex on Faryl Avenue in the City of Delavan. It appears as if multiple units within the 714 building have been damaged. The cause of the fire, which began earlier this morning, is unknown at […]

 
 

School Board approves hosting fireworks

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board last week approved allowing the City of Delavan to host its July 4 fireworks show at the high school. The General Operations Committee – which had been waiting on the school board’s June 8 decision – so approved it the next day. […]

 
 

DLIA to host virtual Spring Fling

The Delavan Lake Improvement Association will host its annual Spring Fling virtually this year on Thursday, June 25 at 6 p.m. with login beginning at 5:30 p.m. that night. “To make sure we keep everyone safe, this year our event will be virtual. We may not be in the same […]

 
 

Cheers at every turn

Cheers at every turn

As members of the Delavan-Darien High School Class of 2020 make their way through the City of Delavan and Village of Darien (above) on June 7, families and members of the greater community line the streets and sidewalks to cheer them on. See more photos in the June 18 Delavan […]

 
 

Town of Delavan’s celebration plans revealed

Town of Delavan’s celebration plans revealed

Delavan Friends of the Park in partnership with the Town of Delavan will host its annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, June 27, from 4 to 11 p.m. The celebration is to be held at the Delavan Community Park, 1220 S. Shore Dr., Delavan, at the corner of Highway 50 […]

 
 

Strategic Materials making progress

Facility continues to work toward being fully operational By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Strategic Materials is making significant progress toward addressing two issues that led to an abatement order from the City of Delavan Fire Department that closed the facility, according to Daniel Vankorn, MidWest Sourcing Manager for the company. […]