Delavan

TRAIL to replace Varsity Club

By Michael S. Hoey Correspondent A new leadership group called Teamwork Respect Accountability Integrity Leadership, or TRAIL, has emerged at Delavan-Darien High School to replace the Varsity Club. The school board approved transferring a $1,000 stipend that used to go to the Varsity Club to TRAIL. Athletics and activities director […]

 
 

Car vs. pole

Car vs. pole

      A car struck a power pole Monday on Ann Street in Delavan, knocking out electricity to the area. A second car also was involved in the crash. (Vicky Wedig photo)

 
 

Mural to be dedicated during Cinco de Mayo festival

Delavan’s 19th mural will be dedicated at noon Saturday during the annual Cinco de Mayo festival. The FranCisco Vargas mural is located behind Hawks Nest at 103 N. Second St. and is dedicated to the memory of FranCisco Vargas. Vargas lived from 1951 to 2015 and was an artist and […]

 
 

Darien man killed while walking on Highway 14

A Darien man was killed Saturday after being struck by a trailer while walking on Highway 14. Austin Fehrm, 30, was struck by a trailer being pulled by a pick-up truck on Highway 14 near S-D Townline Road at about 6:05 p.m. Saturday, according to the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office. […]

 
 

Delavan man dies in motorcycle crash

Delavan man dies in motorcycle crash

      A Delavan man died Monday after the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a tree in the Town of Sugar Creek. Joshua Faber, 32, was found dead next to a tree at about 11:35 a.m. Monday at County Highway H and Sugar Creek Road, according to the […]

 
 

Tree toppled

Tree toppled

            A storm overnight Wednesday uprooted a hickory tree and dropped it onto a Volkswagen for sale at Black Stone Motors in the Town of Delavan. The tree also took down the sign for the business, which is selling inventory and planning to close, said […]

 
 

City loses power after pole catches fire

City loses power after pole catches fire

About 75 percent of City of Delavan residents were without electricity for about four hours Monday after a power pole caught fire. Delavan police officers on patrol discovered the pole on fire at about 2:30 a.m. on the railroad right of way east of Hallberg and Wisconsin streets, according to […]

 
 

Delavan woman performs chamber music

Delavan woman performs chamber music

By Tom Ganser Correspondent On March 19, Bethany Hartlaub, of the Town of Delavan, joined with four members of the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra for its third and final chamber music concert of the 2016-17 season at Holy Communion Episcopal Church in Lake Geneva. Hautlaub played piano as part of […]

 
 

Highway 50 work to begin Monday

The contracting firm for the rehabilitation of Highway 50 through Delavan presented its proposed work schedule and construction staging plan to the city March 22. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation hired Buteyn-Peterson Construction Co. Inc. of Sheboygan to complete the work. City Public Works Director Mark Wendorf said the project […]

 
 

10th annual train show rolls into town Saturday, Sunday

The 10th annual Delavan Train Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday throughout downtown Delavan. More than 40 train layouts, 35 of which are active operating layouts, will be displayed at the American Legion Hall, 111 S. Second St. […]

 
 
 
 
 

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