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Delavan-Darien School Board approves revised strategic plan

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board approved a revision to the district’s strategic plan Monday based on legal advice it received at a workshop in July. The revision is to the board’s policy of holding an open forum once a month in an effort to increase communication […]

 
 

Family hike

Family hike

      This female turkey and her babies, of which there were nine in all, make their way along the side of Town Hall Road in Delavan near Highway 50 during an early morning hike a couple of weeks ago. Hens incubate one brood of eight to 18 eggs per year […]

 
 

Man charged with selling drugs near schools

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 12 for a Delavan man charged with selling drugs near Delavan schools. Brayan Anduaga Colin, 18, was charged Aug. 1 in Walworth County Circuit Court with two counts of manufacturing or delivering LSD, one near a school; and manufacturing or delivering marijuana near […]

 
 

Shakin’ it

Shakin’ it

The Triple D Band, featuring Dan Blitz (from the left), Dean Oleson and Dawn Soto, take the stage at Shake the Lake Music Festival on the shores of Delavan Lake at Lake Lawn Resort. See more photos in the Aug. 8 Delavan Enterprise. (Dave Dresdow photo)

 
 

Area EMT fighting cancer diagnosis

Area EMT fighting cancer diagnosis

Bob Gillman has served with area departments more than 20 years By Heather Ruenz SLN staff Bob Gillman has been a firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician for 20-plus years in the area including serving with the Randall Fire Department, and currently with the City of Delavan through Medix Ambulance. A […]

 
 

Campers to the rescue

Campers to the rescue

The recent Paw Patrol “Dance” to the Rescue Camp at Dance Factory in Delavan, featured this group of campers, from the left: Luke Sondej, 4, Jace Stam, 3, Bo Luedtke, 4, Lauren Sondej, 4, and Maxine Dean, 4. They met several dogs throughout the week including Marshall the fire dog […]

 
 

School boards approves suicide prevention program

By Cathy Kozlowicz Correspondent Kids talk to kids. Darien resident Jeff Fuller said that is the key concept in helping prevent suicide. When his 17-year old son, Cole, ended his life April 4, he remembers the messages received from Cole’s classmates. “Just so guilt-ridden,” Fuller said. “We all knew something […]

 
 

Village approves outside storage ordinance

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Village of Darien board approved amending its ordinance regulating outside storage of things like recreational vehicles in the village last week. The board originally approved an ordinance regulating junked and recreational vehicles in May in response to resident complaints. The updated ordinance approved July […]

 
 

Council approves first step in Tower Park redesign

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council approved awarding Batterman/Angus Young the contract to design and engineer proposed improvements to Tower Park in downtown last week. No timeline for implementing the improvements was discussed. The city adopted a comprehensive parks improvement plan in late 2017 for Tower and […]

 
 

WSD athletes attend basketball camp

WSD athletes attend basketball camp

It was the 40-year celebration of the annual event Wisconsin School for the Deaf basketball coaches and student-athletes recently traveled to take part in a special camp. The group, from the Deaf school in Delavan, went to Dectaur, GA to celebrate 40 years of Mike Glenn’s All-Star Basketball Camp for […]