Delavan

Town, park friends to host Oktoberfest event

The Town of Delavan and Delavan Friends of the Park are gearing up to host Oktoberfest next weekend at Community Park. The special fall event will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, from 3:30 to 9 p.m. at the Community Park Building, 1220 South Shore Dr., Delavan (on the corner of […]

 
 

Pinwheels for Peace

Pinwheels for Peace

On Sept. 18, students of Saint Andrew Parish School in Delavan held an early recognition of the International Day of Peace, which fell on Saturday, Sept. 21 this year. They participated in “Pinwheels for Peace,” which aims to create a visual public statement about peace throughout the world. On the […]

 
 

Matching grant will help feed kids

Matching grant will help feed kids

It’ll support local Food in a Backpack program A local program that helps ensure kids at Turtle Creek Elementary School have food to eat over the weekend recently received an offer that will be a big help. “We are excited to announce a matching gift by Monroe Funeral Home to […]

 
 

Delavan’s recreational facilities to get upgrades

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council approved two measures on Sept. 17 that will improve two recreational facilities – Delbrook Golf Course will get new barrier netting for its practice range and Fest Field is getting new LED lighting. Delbrook manager Dan Piecha wrote in a summary […]

 
 

Fun run

Fun run

      Delavan-Darien High School students and staff along with members of the community celebrated homecoming last week. Shown in Powder Puff football tournament on Sept. 18 is sophomore McKenna Williams, running away from the senior defense. See more photos from a variety of activities in the Delavan Enterprise. (Mike Hoey […]

 
 

Westshire Farms behind on municipal payments

Between the town and lake district, more than $300K is owed By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Westshire Farms senior community at 5680 Parliament Ln. in the Town of Delavan is behind on payments owed to the Town of Delavan and the Delavan Lake Sanitary District. The development, owned by Senior […]

 
 

Delavan woman killed in crash Wednesday

Delavan woman killed in crash Wednesday

A 56-year-old Delavan woman was killed in a crash on Highway 14 late Wednesday afternoon, according to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. The report of the two-vehicle crash in front of W9361 highways 11/14 in the Town of Darien was received at approximately 4:14 p.m. on Sept. 18, according to […]

 
 

Darien agrees to pay more for recycling

Residents will not see an immediate impact from the increase By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Village of Darien board approved a requested increase from John’s Disposal for recycling in the village at its meeting Monday night. The rate was increased from $3.50 per unit to $4.50 per unit. Village […]

 
 

An earful

An earful

      Darien’s Cornfest event last weekend brought in a crowd for free corn but also included numerous other activities such as Nick’s kids show, volleyball, a tractor pull and ice cream. Among the many helpers needed to pull off the event were Matt Phillips, Lucas Schaefer and Olivia Kovacik, put […]

 
 

Help name Delavan’s inlet parks

Help name Delavan’s inlet parks

Park naming contest open to town residents until Nov. 5 The Town of Delavan Park and Tourism Committee is hosting a park naming contest for its parks in the inlet. Inlet Park No. 1 is off of Cool Street and Inlet Park No. 2 is off of Summer Street. Contestants […]