Delavan

Delavan Town Board tables noise ordinance

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Town of Delavan Board tabled a noise ordinance it is considering in response to several complaints about the noise emanating from Cattails Bar and Restaurant on Feb. 16. Ongoing complaints have been coming in from the nearby residential neighborhood for months. During public comments, […]

 
 

Local businesses offer a helping hand

Local businesses offer a helping hand

Advanced Auto Clinic, Napa make donation to food pantry Advanced Auto Clinic and the Napa Auto Parts – both in Delavan – recently worked together to raise donations and awareness for the local food pantry. The Harold Johnson Food Pantry is located in the lower level of St. Andrew’s Church […]

 
 

Village of Darien hires new administrator

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Village of Darien announced at its meeting last week the hiring of Lindsey Peterson as its new Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer. Current Administrator Rebecca LeMire is leaving the village effective Friday to become the new City Manager in Fort Atkinson. The Village Board voted unanimously to hire […]

 
 

Rough morning

Rough morning

      A vehicle sits on its roof in the median of Interstate 43 near Highway 50 in Delavan Tuesday morning, one of numerous crashes throughout the area. Though snowfall amounts Monday night were reported to be less than 2 inches in most local areas, the wind and temperatures […]

 
 

Rotary recognizes DDHS students of the month

Rotary recognizes DDHS students of the month

Erica De Jong – the daughter of Maria and Tim De Jong, and Luke Freitag – son of Stephanie and Luke Freitag, were honored as Delavan-Darien Rotary Club students for the month of January. De Jong participates in tennis, choir, and band and is a member of the National Honor […]

 
 

Agreement approved for Delavan street projects

Baxter and Woodman to provide engineering services By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council approved a memorandum of understanding with Baxter and Woodman recently for engineering services related to proposed 2021 street improvement projects in the city. The council approved $31,000 for engineering design work and another $12,200 […]

 
 

Early morning call

Early morning call

The Delavan Fire Department responds to a call at Strategic Materials around 4:30 a.m., Jan. 28, after employees reported a fire in a piece of recycling separation machinery, according to Fire Chief Tim O’Neill. He said Strategic staff did a good job activating the sprinkler system that was put in […]

 
 

Comets wrestlers granted virtual schooling

The agreement is in place during postseason competition By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien High School wrestling team is in the midst of a historic season. The Comets are in position to potentially advance to the team state tournament for what would be only the second time in school […]

 
 

Village Administrator leaving for new post

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Village of Darien Administrator Rebecca LeMire is leaving the village to become the Fort Atkinson City Manager. At Monday night’s Village Board meeting, LeMire announced Feb. 19 would be her last day working for the village. She submitted her letter of resignation to the village […]

 
 

Aram, Darien public libraries receive grant

Aram, Darien public libraries receive grant

It will help the rural libraries work with residents Aram Public Library and Darien Public Library have been selected to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries. It’s an American Library Association initiative that helps library workers better serve their small and rural communities. The competitive […]