Delavan

Delavan-Darien School board approves November referendum

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School Board on Aug. 13 approved placing a referendum question on the November ballot asking for $2.8 million for four years on a non-recurring basis. The failure of the district to get a referendum passed in April resulted in 39 teachers being laid […]

 
 

Traveling homeless shelter seeks permanent location

Facility applies for permit to operate year-round in Delavan By Vicky Wedig Sln Staff A men’s homeless shelter that travels among host churches in Walworth County and operates six months out of the year is looking to establish a permanent year-round location in Delavan. The Spirit of Hope Homeless Shelter […]

 
 

D-DHS student wins ‘Great Neighbor’ essay contest

Tractor Supply recognized Delavan-Darien High School student Jaida Speth for her exceptional community contributions through its second annual “Great Neighbor” essay contest at the Wisconsin State Fair on Aug. 4. The “Great Neighbor” essay contest encourages young people across the country to submit short essays detailing how memorable 4-H or […]

 
 

McGMO raises more than $40,000 to enhance care for cancer patients

McGMO raises more than $40,000 to enhance care for cancer patients

The 21st annual McGMO Charity Golf event aims to improve the lives of people fighting cancer by raising more than $40,000 to support Aurora Cancer Care patients. The annual fundraiser drew more than 170 participants July 27 at Delbrook Golf Course. Dollars raised this year will help purchase rehabilitation equipment […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien School District initiates programs to prevent drug use

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School District is initiating two preventive programs designed to make parents aware of the drug dangers their children face. Superintendent Jill Sorbie said the initiation of the programs does not mean the district has a drug problem. “It is not that the district […]

 
 

Delavan-Darien School District receives safety grant

The Delavan-Darien School District is among 23 schools and districts that will receive a combined $1.6 million from the first round of the Wisconsin Department of Justice School Safety Grant program Delavan-Darien is set to receive $102,708. A second round of grant funding will be distributed utilizing the $45 million […]

 
 

Golfing for cancer

Golfing for cancer

      At the McGMO golf outing July 27 at Delbrook Golf Course, Delavan, Tyler Erickson putts. Among the activities held during the event, the auction raised $40,000 for the Aurora Health Care Foundation. See more photos in the Aug. 2 Delavan Enterprise. (Chad Hensiak photo)

 
 

Birds Eye has ammonia leak

15 employees taken to hospital At about 5:15 a.m. Sunday, the Darien Fire Department responded to a reported ammonia leak inside a building at Birds Eye Foods, W8880 County Road X in the Town of Darien. The Darien Fire Department requested mutual aid based on the established emergency operation plan […]

 
 

Darien gas station site to be revitalized

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The intersection of Highways 14 and X in the Village of Darien might soon have a new gas station and convenience store in place of the closed station that occupies the site. Mahesh Sharma, on behalf of MVS Oil LLC, applied for a conditional use […]

 
 

Meijer takes first step in locating store in Delavan

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The construction of a new Meijer store in the City of Delavan took its first official step toward coming to fruition July 13. Long-rumored to be in the works, the city received a formal application and submittal from Meijer to purchase land on the former […]