Delavan

Having a fiesta!

Having a fiesta!

The City of Delavan celebrated Cinco de Mayo May 6-8 at Phoenix Park. The event featured live music, ethnic dancers, children’s activities and even a jalapeno-eating contest with a $100 top prize. Vendors from various restaurants and churches provided Mexican food and drinks, and a large variety of items were […]

 
 

Comets officially moving to Rock Valley Conference

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT Delavan-Darien High School will officially leave the Southern Lakes Conference and join the Rock Valley Conference for the 2023-24 school year. The Comets were already slated to join the RVC in football next season. The WIAA Board of Control approved the move of all D-DHS […]

 
 

Delmar wants more done with storm water issues

Gwen Rayka, President of the Delmar Improvement Association, spoke out recently in response to a recent article in the Delavan Enterprise regarding the South Shore reconstruction project and storm water issues that were brought to light by the project.       Rayka wanted to make clear that the DIA did not […]

 
 

Town of Delavan reminds everyone to be wary of ice conditions

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR       Walworth County’s biggest lake might be Geneva Lake, but if you’re into fishing, Town of Delavan Police Chief Raymond Clark expects people to come to Delavan Lake.       “It’s more of a sportsman lake,” he explained. “People like to fish. I understand that. I do.” […]

 
 

More in need of rescue after going through the ice

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor The Town of Delavan ended up with a pair of ice rescues on back-to-back days last week. The two incidents combined to make it the third time in the past week that people have gone through the ice on Delavan Lake. The first incident took place […]

 
 

Town takes next steps to dredge ponds

By Michael S. Hoey CORRESPONDENT The Town of Delavan board approved the next steps toward dredging the Mound Road sediment ponds beginning in July on Jan. 18. The board approved engaging Peter Berrini at a cost not to exceed $12,000 to take the next two steps. Mary Knipper, chairman of […]

 
 

Schools are weathering COVID storm

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor As the most of the state remained in critically high transmission rates this week, the question of how COVID-19 is affecting schools is on the minds of many people. Using information updated Monday, county reporting of total cases is as follows: In Kenosha County, there have […]

 
 

Open Arms, WalCo DAC team up against overdoses

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Starting this week, the Walworth County Drug and Alcohol Coalition and Open Arms Free Clinic in Elkhorn began an initiative to end drug overdoses. Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is being provided at Open Arms free of charge. Narcan is a lifesaving medication that can be […]

 
 

Delavan standout inducted into Panther Hall of Fame

Delavan standout inducted into Panther Hall of Fame

Four former Milwaukee student-athletes and a prominent head coach were inducted into the Bud K. Haidet Milwaukee Athletics Hall of Fame, presented by Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront on Nov. 13. The members of the Class of 2021 include: Cheryl Berkley (volleyball); William Krueger (track and field/cross country); Emily McClellan (swimming); and Marc Mitchell (basketball). Jerry […]

 
 

More delays to Borg Stadium project

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board received an update about construction delays to the Borg Stadium project on Nov. 8. The project was scheduled to be completed in October but will now be completed next spring or summer. The project to renovate Borg Stadium and build new […]