Delavan

Former Lake Committee members call for dredging ponds

Town experimenting with less costly solutions By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Delavan Town Board Chairman Ryan Simons announced Aug. 22 that the Delavan Lake Sanitary District has been experimenting with pellets and floc logs in Delavan Lake in an effort to find cost effective ways to keep the lake clean. […]

 
 

Fourth Street homes condemned

Fourth Street homes condemned

By Vicky Wedig Editor Two Fourth Street homes – at 329 S. Fourth St. and 215 N. Fourth St. – have been condemned and are being demolished. The Delavan Fire Department conducted a practice burn drill on the South Fourth Street home Monday, and the North Fourth Street home is […]

 
 

Author to talk about Wright’s Penwern

Author to talk about Wright’s Penwern

Author Mark Hertzberg will present an illustrated talk about “Penwern,” Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fred B. Jones estate on Delavan Lake at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Walworth County Historical Society’s Heritage Hall, 9 E. Rockwell St., Elkhorn. Hertzberg, the author of three books about Wright’s work in Racine, has […]

 
 

Woman who wandered from home found safe

Firefighters locate 84-year-old nearly 2 miles away By Vicky Wedig Editor Firefighters found an 84-year-old woman nearly two miles from her home Saturday three hours after she reportedly wandered from her condominium. Delavan firefighters Chris Lofy and Capt. Adam Booth found 84-year-old Rita Cichon at Wright and Ann streets after […]

 
 

Bond to remain at $10,000 cash for stabbing suspect

Man from Guatemala has been in Delavan four months By Vicky Wedig Editor A judge Wednesday denied reducing the bond of a man from Guatemala charged with stabbing a man at the Super 8 Motel in Delavan on Saturday. Bond was set at $10,000 cash for Eduardo Godinez Diaz, 29, […]

 
 

Local business gives away SUV

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Advanced Auto Clinic in Delavan had a fundraiser Saturday for the Boys and Girls Club of Walworth County and gave away a reconditioned GMC Yukon as part of its “Deserving Rides” program. Tony Lynn, owner of Advanced Auto Clinic, said he has donated to many […]

 
 

Two people wanted for questioning

The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from the public with the identification of two male subjects wanted in questioning for criminal trespassing and attempted burglary. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence in the Town of LaGrange at about 11:50 p.m. Friday for a report of a burglary in […]

 
 

District hires new curriculum director

District hires new curriculum director

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan-Darien School District hired Jill Sorbie to take over as director of curriculum and instruction. Sorbie will begin her new position Monday. Former Director of Curriculum and Instruction Deborah Erdmann left the district June 30 to accept another unspecified position. Erdmann came to the […]

 
 

Whitewater man dies in crash in Delavan

A Whitewater man died Thursday when the car he was driving hit a tree in the Town of Delavan. Brian G. Blucher, 26, died at the scene on County Highway P north of County Highway M at about 6:10 a.m. Thursday. Blucher was driving a red Dodge Intrepid south on […]

 
 

Janesville man dies in Town of Darien crash

A 46-year-old Janesville man died Saturday in a crash in the Town of Darien. Ryan Andrew Phetteplace died when the 2008 Subara Impreza he was driving east on Highway 11 and 14 in the Town of Darien went into the westbound lane and collided head-on with a semi, according to […]

 
 
 
 
 

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