Delavan

Public meeting set for Highway 14 project

Open house event will include discussion of design plans The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is hosting a Public Involvement Meeting to discuss the proposed improvements along Highway 14, from I-43 to County K. Slated 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, the meeting will be held at the Darien Village […]

 
 

Taking the stage

Taking the stage

      At Turtle Creek Elementary School’s Holiday Concert Dec. 19 at Delavan-Darien High School, first grade students send out some holiday cheer. See more photos from the concert in the Jan. 16 Delavan Enterprise. (Courtesy Brian Vissers/DDSD photo)

 
 

Counting the homeless

Counting the homeless

Point in Time Count to be conducted Jan. 22 and 23 A Point in Time Count is an unduplicated count of people experiencing homelessness during a designated one-night period that takes place across the nation. Wisconsin conducts this count twice per year; once in January and once in July. The […]

 
 

Special remembrance

Special remembrance
 
 

New option available in county for adult care

New option available in county for adult care

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Walworth County has a new option for adult care that helps bridge the gap between homecare and assisted living. All Day Adult Care opened inside Vintage on the Ponds assisted living facility just outside of Delavan in the fall of 2018 and became fully operational […]

 
 

Delavan seeks comprehensive plan input

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The Delavan Common Council approved a resolution on Dec. 17 to adopt a Public Participation Plan for an upcoming update of the city’s comprehensive plan. The resolution lays out the timeline for gaining public input for the plan. Alderman Bruce DeWitt said it was important […]

 
 

Operation Christmas Child boasts teamwork

Operation Christmas Child boasts teamwork

Donations, volunteers results in 200 shoeboxes filled Delavan Christian School recently held its Operation Christmas Child shoebox packing party and according to organizers, it was a great success. One representative said they wished all of the parents could have seen how amazing the kids were. “Big kids were helping little […]

 
 

To stock the shelves

To stock the shelves

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church With School collected items for the Harold Johnson Delavan Food Pantry in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. On the day after Thanksgiving, volunteers gathered the items from the church, loaded them up on a trailer and transported them to the food pantry. Among the helpers […]

 
 

Boat storage facility began without approval

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent Drivers on Highway 50 may have noticed a new structure being built just south of Highway 67. If it gains the approval of the Town of Delavan board, the structure will become a boat storage business. The project began without that approval. Administrator John Olson […]

 
 

Delavan Council issues raze order for Temperance House

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent The final act for the Temperance House in Delavan may be on the horizon after the Common Council on Dec. 17 authorized an order to the Delavan Historical Society to repair or raze the building within 30 days. A Hail Mary reprieve in the form […]